Archive of: Centralia

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Congestion relief coming to I-5 in Centralia

Faster, safer trips are on the horizon for Interstate 5 drivers in Centralia. On June 4, the Washington State Department of Transportation will break ground on the first stage of a project to build $155 million in improvements along I-5.

May 2012

West Coast Electric Highway now extends to Canadian border

The border-to-border vision of the West Coast Electric Highway moved closer to becoming a reality today with the opening of new electric vehicle charging sites, extending the highway to the Canadian border and opening it to EV drivers from both countries. The Washington State Department of Transportation and electric charging station partner AeroVironment opened 10 public charging stations – seven along Interstate 5 and three along U.S. Route 2 in northern Washington – that provide EV drivers the ability to travel emission-free from Seattle to the Canadian border.

May 2012

State board agrees to 12 percent tuition increase

The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, the body that oversees the state’s two-year college system, voted to allow all two-year college’s to increase tuition by 12 percent for the coming year. The increase was authorized by the legislature and follows a 12 percent increase levied last year. The increase will apply to students entering fall quarter.

May 2012

Around the Sound 05/14/2012

Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a partnership luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 15 at Emerald Downs, 2300 Emerald Downs Drive. The guest speaker is memory expert David Shoup. Call (253) 833-0700 for more information.

May 2012

Around the Sound 05/11/2012

Veliz Financial Management LLC and Carol A. O'Brien DDS are hosting a free shed event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 12 at 419 Berkeley Ave., Fircrest.

May 2012

People on the Move 05/08/2012

Dr. James Walton, president of Centralia College, has received the Phi Theta Kappa Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction. The award is given to presidents of two-year colleges who have provided extensive support and resources for their colleges' Phi Theta Kappa chapters, including faculty adviser release time, financial support for the chapters to participate in regional and international events, and scholarships for Phi Theta Kappa members.

May 2012

Around the Sound 05/07/2012

Tumwater Chamber of Commerce is hosting Morning Power Hour from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. May 8 at The Red Lion Hotel, 2300 Evergreen Park Drive, Olympia. The cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. For more information, call (360) 357-5153.

May 2012

WSDOT awards contract for I-5 congestion relief in Centralia

Interstate 5 drivers are one step closer to faster, safer trips through north Lewis County. The Washington State Department of Transportation has awarded a contract for the first stage of major improvements between Mellen Street and Blakeslee Junction in Centralia.

April 2012

HEC Board approves bachelor's degree for Centralia College

The state Higher Education Coordinating Board has given its approval to Centralia College's efforts to offer a Bachelor of Applied Science in Management Degree.

April 2012

Supreme Court invites public to college sessions

The state Supreme Court will hold court at Centralia College during a two-day visit scheduled for May 9 and 10. The nine justices will meet with students, lead classes and hold official court sessions.

April 2012
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