Author To Speak On Life After Cancer

A New York Times best-selling author will speak about how surviving cancer changed his life at the Survivorship Fair and Summer Gala fundraising dinner for Harmony Hill - a center that provides services to people living with cancer. Mark Nepo, author of “The Book of Awakening” and 12 other books, will be the keynote speaker at both the daytime Survivorship Fair and evening Summer Gala at Harmony Hill Retreat Center on Hood Canal.

Harmony Hill will host its fourth annual “Survivorship Fair.” The fair, which runs from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., will include presentations on various topics related to cancer survivorship, healthy living and wellness.

Sessions and workshops will cover topics ranging from tai chi and yoga to nutrition, all amidst Harmony Hill’s stunning gardens that overlook Hood Canal and the Olympic Mountains. The Survivorship Fair is free, but registration is required at: Information is available online at: The gala will begin at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at Harmony Hill’s facility, which is at 7362 State Route 106 in Union.


Closures On Sapp Road Begin July 15

Daytime closures on Sapp Road between Klahowya Lane SW and R.W. Johnson Boulevard SW will begin on Monday, July 15, 2013, and will continue for approximately three weeks. Sapp Road will be closed to thru traffic between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday only, until the work is complete.

Access for residents to and from their homes will be accommodated by the contractor. Road closure signs and suggested detour routes have been posted in the project vicinity.

The Sapp/Rural/Linwood Water System Improvement Project will continue through the summer with contractor Waunch Construction & Trucking, Inc. A map of the project is included. The dashed red line on the map indicates the road closure area. Solid red lines indicate the sections of water line that have been completed through Wednesday, July 10, 2013. The dashed green lines mark remaining pipe installation.

For more information, visit the project website.

NMSD School Board Meeting July 18

The North Mason School District Board of Directors will be having a regular business meeting Thursday, July 18, 2013. Meetings are held at the District Administration Office, 71 E Campus Drive, in Belfair. The regular business meeting will begin at 6:30pm. Everyone is welcome! The agenda and supporting documents are available by clicking HERE or you may request them at the district office.

Road Updates Week July 15-21

Mason County Weekly Construction and Traffic Updates.