Evergreen Remembers Fallen U.S. Service Members

On May 22, The Evergreen State College will hold a remembrance roll-call commemoration honoring the U.S. military men and women of all races, faiths and nationalities who have died while serving in the global war on terror. In addition, an exhibit of the names of all the U.S. military fatalities since the start of the war will be on display in the library lobby from May 19 through June 2. The commemoration and exhibit are open to the public.

“The Readers Project: Honoring the Fallen” will take place in the college’s library lobby, from noon to 1 p.m. The college will be closed May 26 in observance of Memorial Day.

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Pioneer School District’s Audit Completed

On May 13th the State Auditor’s Office (SAO) completed its annual audit of compliance and internal controls over federal programs for the Pioneer School District. Pioneer School officials are proud to announce that for the fifth consecutive year the audit was concluded with zero findings. The lead state auditor indicated this was his first audit in eight years that had zero findings and no recommendations.

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Mason County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Volunteers

The Mason County Sheriff’s Office needs people to be a part of its volunteer team who are wanting to make a difference every day. We are looking for dedicated retired individuals who are community minded and would like to donate some of their time to serve their community. As a volunteer you will assist with administrative duties, such as answering phones, fingerprinting, permit issuance, and public awareness programs. Assignments out on the road are available after 6 months of administrative duties in the office. A 12 hour training program will be provided. At the end of the training you will be donating a 4-hour shift per week at the North Precinct in Belfair.

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Openings On Shelton Human Services Committee

The City of Shelton is now accepting letters of interest from individuals to fill positions on the Shelton Human Services Committee. This committee is being established to study, discuss, and make recommendations to the City Commission regarding poverty issues and human services.

  • The City Commission is seeking seven (7) volunteer members, representing a cross-section of the community, from the following sectors to represent their respective constituents: the health care community, the affordable housing community, the social services community, and the business community.
  • In addition, two members shall be selected to represent education, one student member and one member representing the staff of a public or private school in Shelton, and one member at-large, being a resident of the City of Shelton.
  • Committee members are unpaid volunteers, appointed by a majority of the City Commission to three-year terms, except the members representing education and the member at-large shall initially serve a two-year term.

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