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UPDATE 2 – Capitol Campus open; some agencies closing

Post by Brad Shannon / The Olympian on Jan. 18, 2012 at 8:42 am with No Comments »
January 18, 2012 9:55 am

UPDATE: At least 10 inches of snow has been reported at the Capitol and the Legislature is moving ahead with some committee meetings.

UPDATE 2:  As of 8 a.m., Curtis said the Governor’s Office is open; Department of Transportation has a delayed start; Enterprise Services requires essential staff only; and three Tumwater-based agencies – the Department of Health, Labor and Industries and state parks – have delayed a start. [See below: parks headquarters is closed.]

UPDATE 3: The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges has closed. State parks just announced it has closed its headquarters building in Tumwater. … The Department of Retirement Systems also closed in Tumwater. And Puget Sound Partnership closed offices in both Olympia and Tacoma, Gregoire spokeswoman Karina Shagren said.

UPDATE 4: The Department of Veterans Affairs closed its headquarters but its veterans homes are “operating normally,” Shagren said. The Department of Financial Institutions and the Employment Security Department are closed.

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