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WSP Launches Online Scheduling Program For VIN Inspections

If you are one of the many individuals who need a Washington State Patrol vehicle inspection, the process for scheduling just got easier. WSP is announcing the launch of an online program designed to streamline the process for scheduling a VIN inspection. 

Better yet, the new system will help you determine if your vehicle needs an inspection at all.

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Special Meeting Dec. 30 for Thurston CountyTransportation Benefit District Proposal

The Thurston County Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, December 30 at 9:30 a.m. to consider an ordinance that would create a Transportation Benefit District in unincorporated Thurston County. Commissioners are considering the creation of the district to address the growing need for maintenance and preservation of the county’s roads, bridges, and transportation infrastructure.

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Peninsula RTPO Seeks Public Comment On Special Needs Transportation Projects

OLYMPIA - People who have an interest in special needs transportation services are invited to comment on the Peninsula Regional Transportation Planning Organization’s (RTPO ) funding requests for 14 projects representing over $12 million.

These projects are designed to improve transportation services for special needs clients, including seniors, youth, and people with low incomes or disabilities. The special needs transportation services help qualifying clients attend medical appointments, educational or social opportunities, jobs, and shopping venues.

The public review and comment period begins today, Monday, Dec. 29, and will continue through Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. Comments may be mailed to the below address or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Special Meeting of the Olympia Heritage Review Committee Jan. 5

The Heritage Review Committee, a sub-committee of the Olympia Heritage Commission, will meet on Monday, January 5, 2015, to provide pre-submission advice on how to address problems with some windows and front steps to an Olympia Heritage Register house. The meeting will be held at 12:00 (noon) at 419 Central Street SE.