Public Meeting On New Dosewallips State Park Sewage Treatment Facility

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces a public meeting to discuss a sewage treatment facility project at Dosewallips State Park on Hood Canal.The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 8, at the Brinnon Community Center, 306144 U.S. Highway 101, Brinnon.

The purpose of the meeting is to provide information regarding the upcoming construction of a new sewage system for Dosewallips State Park. State Parks staff will be on hand at the meeting to present the construction plan and to share information about the elements of the project and its timelines. Construction is scheduled to begin in June and be completed by January. The park will remain open during construction.


Friends Of Olympic National Park To Host Work Party May 3

The public is invited to participate in a work party hosted by the Friends of Olympic National Park (Friends) on Saturday, May 3, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Olympic National Park Visitor Center located at 3002 Mount Angeles Road in Port Angeles.

This event will focus on cleaning the area around the visitor center and adjoining Discover Your Northwest office. Projects will include pruning, exotic plant removal, weeding, raking, and local trail maintenance.

Participants are asked to meet in the visitor center parking lot at 9:00 a.m. The Friends will provide coffee and light refreshments. Some tools will be available, but participants are urged to bring their favorite hand tools and gloves.

This is the second of a series of bi-annual work sessions the Friends plan to host at the park.


I-5 - JBLM Area Corridor Improvements

Commuters and residents are invited to learn more and share their thoughts about potential improvements for I-5 through the JBLM corridor during an open house on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Eagles Pride Fort Lewis Golf Course, located at I-5 exit 116 at Mounts Road. See WSDOT for details.

Annual Goldsborough Creek Run & Walk

SHELTON, Wash. – Plans are in place for The Mason County Forest Festival “Goldsborough Creek Run & Walk” hosted by Centennial Guild, a chapter of Mason General Hospital Foundation. The Event takes place on Saturday, May 31, and features a 7-mile Run/Walk, a 2-mile Run/Walk, and a ¼-mile Junior Jog. May 15 is the deadline to register for the special rate of $20, after which the rate goes up to $25. An optional, commemorative t-shirt is available for purchase by May 12. Family, group, and team discounts are also available, and all proceeds benefit Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics.