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Thurston County, Washington

The content on the Thurston County website is currently provided in English. We are providing the “Translation” for approximately 10 languages. The goal of the translation is to provide visitors with limited English proficiency to access information on the website in other languages. The translations do not translate all types of documents, and it may not give you an exact translation all the time. The translations are made through an automated process, which may not result in accurate or precise translations, particularly of technical and legal terminology.

Thurston County Search & Rescue

​Thurston County Search and Rescue are organizations made up of volunteers from the local community that dedicate their time and money to serve the community in its time of need.

See below for specific areas where you can get involved.

Thurston County Amateur Radio Emergency Service - TCARES

​Thurston County ARES/RACES Amateur Radio Unit participates in many amateur radio and other public service related operations, events and missions.

Thurston County Jeep Patrol

​The Thurston County Sheriff's Jeep Patrol is a well-trained, all volunteer 501(C)3 non-profit organization committed to saving lives and property by providing four-wheel drive support to Emergency Management for search and rescue in Thurston and adjacent counties.

Thurston County Search & Rescue

The Thurston County Search and Rescue Council (TCSARC) is made up of volunteer SAR units who specialize in areas such as ground searching, mobile, K9, and search planning. Unit members dedicate their time and resources to serve the community in times of need.

Washington Explorer Search & Rescue - WESAR

Washington Explorer Search & Rescue is a statewide organization comprised of youth and adult volunteers dedicated to helping those who are lost or injured in wilderness or urban settings.