Public Solicitation For New Hood Canal Near Term Action Proposals Due By Aug 14

The Hood Canal Coordinating Council (HCCC) is planning an update to the Hood Canal Local Integrating Organization's Near Term Actions (NTAs) to be included in the 2016/2017 Puget Sound Action Agenda. For this planning round, HCCC is holding a public solicitation for new Hood Canal Near Term Action proposals. The proposal and review process is outlined in the HCCC NTA Solicitation Guide, found here. To submit an NTA proposal, please use the proposal template included in the guide. 

Please submit NTA proposals by COB August 14, 2015, via email, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

HCCC's Near Term Actions for the Hood Canal Action Area are identified from the Integrated Watershed Plan, which provides a shared strategic framework for Hood Canal natural resource management. NTAs must also demonstrate a contribution to Puget Sound recovery, as outlined in the Puget Sound Action Agenda's strategic approach. Please refer to these guiding documents in developing NTA proposals. 

Public Works Department Now Accepting Credit/debit Card Payments.

The Mason County Public Works/Utilities & Waste Management Department is pleased to announce that credit/debit card payments will now be accepted at the Eells Hill Transfer station for garbage disposal. Credit/Debit card transactions related to other department services, such as water/sewer bills or permits fees are accepted at the main office front counter located at 100 W Public Works Drive, Shelton, WA 98584 and by phone. Public Works Department now accepting credit/debit card payments (PDF)

July 14 - Road Closure: John’s Prairie Road (County Road 91720)

UPDATE: Due to the weather, the road closure for John’s Prairie Road has been postponed to tomorrow,

Tuesday, July 14, 2015NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that John’s Prairie Road, from approximately Milepost 3.30 (The Old County Shop) to Milepost 3.77 (At SR 3), on County Road No. 91720, shall be closed on Monday, July 13, 2015 from 6:30 am to 3:00 pm  WEATHER PERMITTING. The closure is needed to have the road crew chipseal the roadway.  If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Public Works at 427-9670 ext. 450

July 13 - Public Invited To Attend Groundbreaking Celebration For Mccleary Replacement Clinic

(ELMA, WA) – Grays Harbor County Public Hospital District No. 1 invites the public as well as the media to attend a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday, July 13 at 5 p.m. The event will take place at the future site of the healthcare clinic replacing the current Mark Reed Healthcare Clinic.

The new clinic will be located on the old Sterling Savings Bank lot across from McCleary City Hall. The new downtown location is located near public transportation and major freeway systems, providing ease of access for patients and employees.

For reference, Sterling Savings Bank was located at 105 W 3rd St, McCleary, WA 98557. The event will celebrate the start of the next phase of development for the new healthcare clinic.

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