Mason County Law Enforcement & Fire Fighters Disability Board (LEOFF) Vacancy

The Mason County Law Enforcement & Fire Fighters Disability Board (LEOFF) is seeking an individual to fill the firefighter position on the Mason County LEOFF Board. The term is for two years. This person must be a LEOFF Plan 1 or 2 firefighter employed by or retired from an employer within Mason County and shall serve without compensation.The general purpose of the LEOFF Board is to consider claims for disability and sickness made by law enforcement officers or fire fighters as provided under the Washington law enforcement officers’ and fire fighters’ retirement system act. (See RCW 41.26)


MGH&FC Hosts Free “Women’s Health Event” In October

SHELTON, Wash. – October is “Breast Cancer Awareness Month” and Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics invites all women in the community to a free Women’s Health Event on Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Main (south) Entrance of Mason General Hospital.  
Join the fun and “take control of your life” as MGH&FC healthcare professionals offer valuable health guidelines to all women on good nutrition, heart health, diabetes awareness, and more – plus information on the HPV vaccine that prevents most cases of cervical cancer.  There will also be free blood pressure screening and diabetes testing, healthy refreshments served, and mini massages offered by volunteers from Kaleidoscope Massage in Shelton.


NMSD School Board Meetings

The North Mason School District Board of Directors will be having several board meetings during the month of August.  On August 14, 2014 @ 6:00 pm (5:30 sign-in) they will hold a community forum for future decisions regarding Theler Wetlands and Community Center.  This meeting will be held in the North Mason High School Commons.  The regular board meeting is scheduled for August 21, 2014 at 6:30 pm  at the District Administration Office, 71 E Campus Drive, in Belfair. The agendas are available by clicking here or you may request them at the district office. The August 11 meeting was a study session to review governance policies.  NMSD Public Notice - August 12, 2014

Governor’s Blue Ribbon Task Force On Parks And Outdoor Recreation To Meet In Sequim

OLYMPIA – Gov. Jay Inslee’s Blue Ribbon Task Force on Parks and Outdoor Recreation will meet next week in Sequim. The Governor called together leaders in outdoor recreation to develop an action plan for increasing outdoor recreation activities and encouraging recreation-related jobs and businesses. The task force, which has been meeting since April, is on target to complete its work by Sept. 19.
The task force will meet from 4-8 p.m., Aug. 19, in the Sequim Holiday Inn Express, 1441 E. Washington St., Sequim.
At this meeting, the task force will review draft recommendations submitted by the four task force subcommittees and reach consensus on recommendations to carry forward in the final report. The draft report is due to the Governor’s Office by Sept. 1.