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September, 2014
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Back-to-School Safety 101:

Hope for the Best…..Prepare for the Worst!

Telephone Alerts Available for Flooding Hazards

The War on Food Waste

Little Red School House Drive a Big Success!

A Herd of Folks at the Thurston County Fair

Making it in the Dry Years

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 Oh, for a time machine and $3,500!

From the Archives.

From the July 14, 1953 classifieds in The Daily Olympian. Note the four-digit phone number.

Oysters—Clams—Fishing—Good Beach


Want a place for Boat Moorage or Boat Rentals, where you can develop an oyster and clam bed, extending from the shore several hundred feet? You will own the lots and ½ of 60 foot dead end street. Cottage has bath, 2 bedrooms and across the arterial 2 additional lots where you can have finest garden spot. $500 down and monthly payments; total price $3,500. Boston Harbor.

NO Other on River for $18 per Acre
br> 257 acres, fenced, valuable hardwood timber, 100 acres open pasture, 48 acres river bottom, 15 acre island. Can market $2,500 hardwood timber. Near Olympia, ½ mile on main road and river, 10 minutes east. No other ever offered at any such price. Make an earnest money deposit, let me show you this bargain stock lay. Sportsman’s Paradise, fishing, hunting. Phone me at 3084 for best buy in Thurston County.

(Photo courtesy of US Genweb Archives.)

By Keith Eisner

A 1953 parade in downtown Olympia. A 1953 parade in downtown Olympia.