Board of Equalization Begins 2014 Regular Convened Session

The Mason County Board of Equalization convened on July 15, 2014 at Shelton, Washington and met at least three (3) days within the following twenty-eight (28) days as required by state law. Following the 28- day time period, the Board will continue their work to hear appeals.

Olympic National Forest Announces Salal Permit Sale Dates

Olympia, WA – Olympic National Forest has announced four dates on which permits for commercial salal collection will be sold. A total of 100 permits will be available on each of the sale days, divided among different harvest areas.

Permits will be issued from the Forks, Quinault, and Quilcene district offices during business hours on the following dates:
•    September 10, 2014
•    November 5, 2014
•    January 7, 2015
•    March 18, 2015

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Nominations For Corporations For Communities Award To Close August 31

Time is running out to offer nominations for a 2014 Corporations for Communities Award. The nomination deadline is August 31.
Do you know a Washington corporation or business that contributes to your community? It could be providing volunteer help on projects, or donating money or supplies, or something else that makes a positive difference.
If you know of one, you can help give it some well-deserved recognition by nominating it for our state’s highest civics award.

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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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