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Changing Ewe and Me

As Gary Kemper starts his day, he’s greeted with the insistent cry of 18 two-month old lambs. As the furry four legged animals run towards him, eager for breakfast, he greets them...

August 12, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Department of Corrections Searching for Inmate Who Escaped From Olympic Corrections Center

UPDATED 08/13/2019, 9:10 a.m. – Mark David Vannausdle was apprehended safely and without incident at 7:37 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at a location less than two miles from the Olympic Corrections Center (OCC). Vannausdle will receive a medical assessment, then he will be interviewed and transported to a state correctional facility...

August 11, 2019

Salmon Habitat Restoration

POULSBO – Women from Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women are helping salmon make a comeback—one blackberry bush at a time...

August 7, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Janelle Guthrie Named Communications Director

TUMWATER – Secretary Stephen Sinclair has named Janelle Guthrie as the communications director for the Washington Department of Corrections effective August 1, 2019...

August 1, 2019