Improving Dangerous Waste Handling Is State Goal

OLYMPIA – The public is invited to review and comment on proposed updates to Washington’s dangerous-waste regulations through Oct. 1, 2014. A public hearing will be held via webinar on Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. The Washington Department of Ecology updates the dangerous-waste regulations every two to four years to improve waste management. These regulations establish requirements for generators, transporters, and facilities that manage dangerous waste in Washington state.


Hospice Volunteer Training For Mason County

The Hospice program of Providence SoundHomeCare and Hospice is offering a hospice volunteer training for community members. Volunteers will have an opportunity to enhance a terminally ill patient’s quality of life while enriching their own. Volunteers are a part of a hospice team that helps patients at the end of their life to maintain their independence and quality of life. Volunteers may provide support to families/caregivers and those who are dying by offering respite for a caregiver, companionship and support for a patient who is alone, assisting with errands, being a loving presence and a compassionate listener, reading to a patient, sharing artistic skills, etc.


Notice Of Special School Board Meeting Aug 19

DATE: August 19, 2014 TIME: 5:30 p.m. LOCATION: Board Room CHOICE High School 807 W. Pine Street Shelton, WA PURPOSE: 1) Discussion of the 2014-15 budget summary plan and technology expenditures; and 2) Executive session to review the performance of an employee – possible action to follow.

Expect Daytime Delays On SR 302 In Mason County

ALLYN – Drivers on State Route 302 in Mason County can expect delays one day next week as Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews will complete a project to resurface a portion of the highway. From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 19, drivers will encounter one-way alternating traffic escorted by a pilot car as they approach the intersection with State Route 3. During the roadway improvement, drivers are encouraged to leave early or allow extra time to get to their destination.