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.

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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.

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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.