2014 Professional Dive Safety Conference

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today that online registration is now open for the 2014 Professional Dive Safety Conference taking place April 7-8 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. Registration is free, but required.

The 2014 Professional Dive Safety Conference is designed for divers who earn their living working in underwater professions such as geoduck harvesting, scientific research, salvage removal, and water rescue and recovery. The conference will bring together local, state and national dive experts to present the latest scientific research, technology, and best management practices.


Mason County Forest Festival 2014 Coronation Ceremony

Saturday March 8th at 7:00PM. Shelton High School Performing Arts Center. Mason County Students compete for Queen, Princess, Paul Bunyan and Smokey Bear!

Mason County Forest Festival Coronation Ceremony organizer Jessica Smith is happy to announce “We have a great turn out this year! A total of 12 contestants have applied to fill the 2014 Mason County Forest Festival Royalty Court. Because of the large number of kids applying, we’ve expanded the number of Princesses to four!” This year’s court includes: The Queen of the Forest, Princess of Cedar, Princess of Douglas Fir, Princess of Hemlock and Princess of Spruce. Plus, Paul Bunyan and Smokey Bear.”


Saturday Drop-Off Site Opens For The 2014 Season

Olympia Residents: Saturday Drop-off Site Opens for the Season

The City of Olympia’s Saturday Drop-Off Site opens for the season on Saturday, March 1, 2014.  The site is located at the City’s Maintenance Center, 1401 Eastside Street, SE. The site is open every Saturday through November 22, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. We accept scrap metal, yard debris and traditional recyclables at the site. The site is open all holiday weekends.


Small Business Day In Olympia Feb. 26

Entrepreneurs from all over Washington state to discuss legislative agenda. OLYMPIA, Wash., Feb. 24, 2014—Representatives of the people who employ more working Washingtonians and generate almost every new job will gather in Olympia, Wednesday, February 26, for their annual Small Business Day at the Capitol event.