Feb. 17 & 19 - Second Round Of Public Meetings For I-405 Express Toll Lane Rate Proposal

People interested in commenting on the Washington State Transportation Commission’s toll rate proposal for the Interstate 405 express toll lanes will have two more opportunities next week. The express toll lanes will open later this year on the north end of I-405 between Bellevue and Lynwood.

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County Awarded Half Million In Transportation Safety Grants

Thurston County Public Works announced the department was awarded nearly half a million dollars in Federal Highway Safety Improvement grant funds that will help the county complete three road safety projects and a countywide road safety plan.

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Feb. 16 - 300 4-H Youth to Participate in Restoration Project

On Monday, February 16th an estimated 300 youth from around Washington State will descend upon Priest Point Park to participate in a restoration work party hosted by the City of Olympia Parks and Water Resources Departments. The youth, who are in town for the “4-H Know Your Government Conference,” will be spending an hour and a half removing invasive vegetation and planting native cedars.

Enrollment Now Open For Tumwater University, Class Of 2015

For the fourth consecutive year, the City of Tumwater will offer Tumwater University, Bringing Neighbors Together to Build Community. The program provides an interactive, informal classroom-style setting for participants to learn how their local government works, about the services it provides, and gives them a chance to contribute to city priorities. Register today and join your neighbors on two Monday evenings, March 9 and 16, 2015, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Tumwater City Hall, 555 Israel Road SW, Tumwater, WA. Participants should plan to attend both sessions.

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