Work Scheduled for Park Roads: Motorists Advised to Expect Delays

Road crews began work to remove dirt and debris from drainage ditches along park roads today.  Roads will remain open throughout the work, but some traffic delays are anticipated.
The maintenance work will improve road drainage and provide safer conditions for motorists.
Sol Duc Road: Motorists may encounter northbound delays of up to 15 minutes September 30 through October 1.
Whiskey Bend Road: Motorists may encounter delays of up to 60 minutes October 2.
Deer Park Road: Motorists may encounter delays of up to 30 minutes October 7 - 8.
Hurricane Ridge Road: Motorists may encounter delays of up to 15 minutes October 9 - 10.
Motorists are advised to slow down, be alert for construction equipment and workers, and use extreme caution when passing mobile work zones.
Current road information is available by calling Olympic National Park’s recorded information line at 360-565-3131 or online at
Olympic National Park News Release – September 30, 2014

Friends of Olympic National Park Fall Clean-Up October 4

The public is invited to participate in a work party hosted by the Friends of Olympic National Park (Friends) on Saturday, October 4, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Olympic National Park Visitor Center located at 3002 Mount Angeles Road in Port Angeles.This event will focus on cleaning the area around the visitor center.  Projects will include pruning, exotic plant removal, weeding, raking, and local trail maintenance.  
Participants are asked to meet in the visitor center parking lot at 9:00 a.m. Some tools will be available, but participants are urged to bring their favorite hand tools and gloves.
This is the third in a series of bi-annual work sessions the Friends plan to host at the park.
“These events are designed to address park maintenance needs and provide an opportunity to bring together the Friends membership, park volunteers, and the public,” said Friends of Olympic National Park President David Morris.  “We hope that as many people as possible can participate in this effort.”
Members of Friends of Olympic National Park, national park volunteers, and the general public are invited to attend both events.  For additional information, please contact the Olympic National Park volunteer office at 360-565-3142.
Olympic National Park News Release – September 30, 2014

Notice Of Special Shelton School Board Meeting

DATE: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 TIME: 2:00 p.m. LOCATION: Shelton School District Central Office Conference Room 700 S. 1st St. Shelton, WA PURPOSE: Consideration of a proposed letter of support for Mason Transit Authority’s request for regional mobility grant assistance.

2015 Requests for Proposals (RFP} for the use of 2163 Housing Funds from recording fees

Mason County Public Health and Human Services is inviting qualified parties to submit proposals in response to the Request for Proposals for 2015 Funding of Housing programs utilizing the 2163 funding received from recording fees

Link to full press release (PDF).

September 30, 2014