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Annoying Rules that Just Might Save Us

On July 1, an ordinance that bans disposable bags from grocery stores took effect in my county. In the weeks leading up to the ban, I noticed numerous flyers designed to prepare us for this impending shift, and yet in spite of this ample warning, and in spite of the fact that I’ve had nearly a month to adjust, it seems that I’m always forgetting about my reusable bags (and I have many!) until the moment I’ve set foot in the grocery store. 534 more words


New PSAs support Boys & Girls Clubs of Thurston County

We’re starting to air Public Service Announcements as part of a new campaign on behalf of a longtime partner, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Thurston County… 622 more words

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Yelm, Wash.: Man killed in suspected DUI crash | www.kirotv.com

The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office said a passenger was killed in a crash in which the driver was believed to be under the influence.

Deputies and fire personnel were called to a report of a one-car rollover crash in the 15800 block of Bald Hills Road Southeast about 9 p.m. 130 more words


1 Dead, 2 Hurt In Fireworks Explosion

TENINO, Wash. (AP) — A 74-year-old man injured in an explosion Wednesday morning at a fireworks plant in Washington state died at the scene from his injuries. 267 more words


Walking On The Moon (Pie)

Tuesday was another leisurely day in Thurston County. On days like this when there’s not much going on, I’m less inclined to travel too far to get my midday snack. 890 more words

33 Underage Drinkers Arrested At Party

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Thurston County authorities say all 33 underage drinkers arrested by party intervention patrol in Yelm were taken to Olympia to talk with alcohol abuse counselors. 110 more words