Tree Trimming on State Route 106 -Begins April 8

Mason PUD 3 will be conducting a three-month tree-trimming project on Highway 106 beginning April 8. The work will include tree trimming and removal between mileposts 12 and 20 (approximately from Twanoh State Park to the 106 intersection with Highway 3) . Motorists may experience some traffic delays from time to time during these efforts.

Tree trimming and vegetation management are tasks that minimize the loss of power and speed up restoration of electricity during outages. PUD 3 has nearly 690 miles of overhead power lines in its service area that need to be protected from tree limbs and overgrown vegetation. Working on a six-year cycle, the PUD has a goal of clearing approximately 100 miles of right of way each year.


Shelton Arts Commission Has Openings

Shelton, WA-- The City of Shelton is now accepting letters of interest from individuals interested in volunteering on the Shelton Arts Commission. The advisory committee is a permanent group that will meet on a regular basis to encourage, conduct, sponsor or co-sponsor public programs to further the development and public awareness and interest in the fine and performing arts.

Current and past projects the commission has undertaken include Empty Bowls, Shelton Art Festival, Shelton Art Walk, Civic Center Rotating Art Gallery, Mason County Title mural project, and Olympic College sculpture “Journey”.


Public Meeting - Percival Landing Boater Experience

The Parks, Arts and Recreation Department will be hosting a public meeting to explain the details of a project designed to enhance the boating experience at Percival Landing. The City is considering installation of power pedestals and potable water connections to serve moorage customers on the existing “E” Dock. The project could also replace the northern-most finger of “F” Dock and the vessel pump-out station located on it.


Commission To Consider New Hunting Rules At April Meeting

OLYMPIA – The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will consider adopting proposed changes to state hunting rules for deer, elk, moose and other game species during a public meeting April 11-12 in Olympia. The commission, which sets policy for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), will convene at 8:30 a.m. each day in Room 172 of the Natural Resources Building on the state capitol campus at 1111 Washington St. S.E.  An agenda for the meeting is available on the commission's website.