Feb 10, 2017

Lobby Day! DOC Teamsters bringing their voice to Olympia

Next week, more than two hundred Local 117 members working for the Department of Corrections will converge on Olympia with a simple message for legislators: It's time to invest in the men and women who put their lives on the line to keep our communities safe.

Jan 17, 2017

WSP member's daughter off to USA Spirit Nationals

A team of eight cheerleaders from Walla Walla High School has been invited to attend the USA Spirit Nationals competition held in Anaheim, CA this March. Among the teammates on the squad is Kaytlyn Dahlin, the daughter of Local 117 member at the Washington State Penitentiary (WSP), Officer Erin Dahlin.

Jan 17, 2017

Stafford Creek member recounts multiple trips to Olympia

Terrie Matsen works at the Stafford Creek Corrections Center and has served the state for 25 years. She started out as an AC Cook at the Clallam Bay Corrections Center, transferred to the Olympic Corrections Center in Forks for a year, and now works in the mailroom at Stafford Creek.