Know Before You Go If Traveling Over Snoqualmie Pass Next Week

Rock blasting, lane closures and exit closures are planned. HYAK – With the long Labor Day weekend on the forefront of most drivers’ minds, next week’s trip over Snoqualmie Pass will bring delays if drivers don’t know before they go. The Washington State Department of Transportation and contractor crews will close I-90 at 7 p.m. for about an hour each night Tuesday, Sept. 2 through Thursday, Sept. 4. During rock blasting closures, eastbound drivers will be stopped at Gold Creek (milepost 56) and westbound drivers will be stopped at Price Creek (milepost 61).


Night Work Planned Nn SRs 16 & 3

BREMERTON – Crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will continue a paving project that will require a series of night ramp and lane closures. The closures will allow crews to maintain the pavement surface. State Route 16 work schedule:


DNR Permits Campfires East Of Cascade Crest

Local bans still apply in some northeast Washington areas.OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced that campfire restrictions are eased. Recreational campfires will be permitted in established fire rings in designated campgrounds on DNR-protected lands statewide, including east of the Cascade Crest.

There are exceptions. Due to continued high fire danger, campfires may not be allowed in some locations in northeast Washington. Visitors must check at the campground entrance or with the campground host before starting a campfire.

In other areas, fire danger has been reduced by the recent rainfall and moderating temperatures.

Even though conditions have improved, there are still many weeks to go in this year’s wildfire season.


PUD 3 Commission To Hold Special Meeting

For the purpose of the Washington State Open Public Meetings Act, Mason County PUD No. 3 board of commission has announced it will be holding a special meeting at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 2621 E Johns Prairie Road, Shelton, WA in the Skookum Auditorium. The public is invited to attend.

2621 E Johns Prairie Road, Shelton, WA
September 2, 2014
10:30 a.m.
1. Call to Order
2. Executive Session for the purposes of RCW 42.30.110 (1) (c) “To consider the minimum price at which real estate will be offered for sale or lease”
3. Action Item – RECOMMENDATION to call for a public hearing under RCW 39.33.020 to consider the disposition of the Administrative Building at 307 W. Cota Street, Shelton, Washington and the nearby parking lot through an intergovernmental transfer.
4. Adjournment