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.

Farm Camp Celebration Happening At Salmon Center

(Belfair, WA) On Friday, August 22nd, from 6 to 8pm, the Salmon Center will be hosting a farm celebration. Participants of our Weaving Wisdom summer camp will be showcasing items they’ve worked on over the summer while Belfair band Swing Fever will be playing live music, and the public will have an opportunity to roam the Salmon Center’s organic U-pick garden, which has fresh garlic, beets, broccoli, peas, and squash available. Community members are encouraged to bring a chair and picnic basket to enjoy the summer evening on the estuary.
Weaving Wisdom is an annual summer camp offered by the Salmon Center that provides a unique opportunity for children to engage in hands-on, outdoor activities that teach sustainable gardening and raise eco-friendly awareness.  


FREE Septic System Maintenance Class: Avoid Flushing Money down the Drain

(Shelton, WA- August 1, 2014)—WSU Extension will be presenting a free septic maintenance workshop in partnership with Mason County Public Health. Every participant will receive a free manual and coupon for discounted septic system pumping or operation and maintenance service. The workshop is Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 5:30pm-7:00pm at the Hoodsport Timberland Library located at 40 N Schoolhouse Hill Rd, Hoodsport, WA 98548.

To help homeowners avoid flushing money down the drain, experts will explain what can be flushed safely, how septic systems work, and what to do to protect this very valuable feature of every rural home. The workshop describes the basic components of septic systems and provides participants a chance to ask questions specific to their own needs. Those attending will receive straightforward information on a variety of topics to help maintain their septic systems. Attendees will learn what they can do on their own and when to call in the experts.