“Bridging the Gap” Project Causes Traffic Restrictions

Motorists advised to avoid Pacific Avenue Work Site Late Wednesday and Early Thursday

OLYMPIA -- Late Night Work on the Pacific Avenue Pedestrian Bridge will result in some traffic restrictions Late Wednesday night this week.  Delays will continue into early morning Thursday.  


Landslide Protections Focus Of Forest Practices Board Meeting

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Forest Practices Board, an independent state agency that makes rules regarding timber harvest, will hold a special board meeting on May 12, focused on landslide science and regulatory protections. This day-long meeting will review what’s known about the Oso Landslide, consider the latest scientific information, and discuss the state’s regulatory approach to protecting public safety and public resources.


Satsop Business Park

The Satsop Business Park is looking for potential operators of the 255,000 square-foot former NewWood Corporation facility and its manufacturing equipment. They've issued a a Request for Proposals (RFP) that asks potential operators to identify one of three scenarios in which they would utilize the facility including

  • As an operator and manufacturer of the NewWood product, using all of the assets and intellectual property
  • As a manufacturer of a different product using some or all of the equipment assets
  • As a manufacturer of a different product using none of the equipment assets.

Constructed and equipped with state-of-the-art technology, along with the patents to manufacture a sustainable building product, the Satsop Business Park offers a great partnership opportunity. Manager of Business Development, Alissa Shay also says the park allows for a capable company to establish a United States manufacturing base by utilizing an existing multi-million dollar facility without the upfront investment required of new construction. The deadline for submitting a proposal is May 30. Preference will be given to proposals that will create long term economic development and employment opportunities within the community. More information and a full copy of the RFP can be found online.  

Day Of Caring Event

Shelton Dental Excellence is hosting its annual Day of Caring event, offering FREE dental care to the first 80 people who register at 7:00 a.m. on Friday, May 2. See attached flyer for details.

Northwest Resources of Mason County Case Management Services's S.O.S. Program is looking for mentors to help clients achieve goals towards stability and self-sufficiency.  More information below: