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Reed does a lot of swearing (in)

Reed does a lot of swearing (in)

(Photo courtesy of Don Jensen) No, not the type requiring bleeps. Actually, Secretary Reed spent part of Wednesday participating in separate county swearing-in ceremonies in Kelso and Olympia. The Secretary traveled south in the morning to the Cowlitz County Courthouse to swear in County Commissioners Mike Karnofski and Dennis Weber (in photo above), and PUD Commissioner Kurt Anagnostou. After returning to Olympia, Reed made the short trek around Capitol Lake and up the hill to the Thurston County Courthouse to…

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They’ll need A LOT of candles for these birthday cakes!

They’ll need A LOT of candles for these birthday cakes!

The State Archives this Saturday is hosting a special event to celebrate Thurston County’s 156th birthday and the City of Olympia’s 150th birthday. Two separate sessions are scheduled for this unique occasion: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Space is limited to 40 people at each session.   The State Archives is located at 1129 Washington Street SE in Olympia. It’s located just south of the Old County Courthouse on the Washington Street side.  …

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