Notice Of Special Shelton School Board Meeting

DATE: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 TIME: 2:00 p.m. LOCATION: Shelton School District Central Office Conference Room 700 S. 1st St. Shelton, WA PURPOSE: Consideration of a proposed letter of support for Mason Transit Authority’s request for regional mobility grant assistance.

2015 Requests for Proposals (RFP} for the use of 2163 Housing Funds from recording fees

Mason County Public Health and Human Services is inviting qualified parties to submit proposals in response to the Request for Proposals for 2015 Funding of Housing programs utilizing the 2163 funding received from recording fees

Link to full press release (PDF).

September 30, 2014

An Apple Affair Returns to Steamboat Island Peninsula

After a one-year hiatus, An Apple Affair is back!  "We couldn't help but respond to popular demand, " laughs Jeannine Anderson who has coordinated the event for over a decade with her partner, Michael Manos.  "We simply needed a break last year but we missed it as much as everyone else did!" she replies to questions about what happened to last year's Affair.

An Apple Affair is a once-a-year opportunity to sample and purchase some of the finest apple varieties in Washington State.  Inspired by Feil Orchard in Wenatchee, An Apple Affair brings together varieties that have been grown for over a century by the Feil family, as well as some varieties grafted by the ever-curious Jack Feil, who as an octogenarian continues to experiment with grafting unique varieties onto old orchard standards.  Many of the apples featured come from this farm, but there are several farms' hard work represented at the Affair, and each apple variety and farm get full credit on the table-talkers found next to each sample plate.

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Shared Work Helps Employers Prevent Layoffs

OLYMPIA – Speakers from the Employment Security Department’s Shared Work program will join members of the North Mason Chamber of Commerce to present information about how the program can prevent layoffs and how employers can take advantage of a special enrollment period to save money over the next year.

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