PUD 3 - Offices Closed Mid Day August 14

The Belfair and Shelton offices of Mason County PUD No. 3 will be closed mid-day Wednesday, August 14 so that employees may attend a function at the main office on Johns Prairie Road in Shelton.

• The downtown Shelton payment center will be closed from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

• The Belfair office will be closed from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

• The Johns Prairie operations center will be closed from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

During this short closure, North Mason County residents may pay their electric bills at Key Bank in Belfair, online at www.masonpud3.org, or use the payment drop box at PUD’s Belfair office at 21341 E State Route 3. Shelton residents may pay their electric bills at Key Bank on Railroad Avenue, Heritage Bank on Olympic Highway North, online at www.masonpud3.org, or leave payments in the drive through box at the PUD office at 310 West Cota Street or 2621 E. Johns Prairie Road. Cash payments should not be left in drop or drive through boxes. During the office closure times, power or fiber outages and other power related emergencies may be reported by calling 360-275-6518 (Belfair), 360-426-8255 (Shelton) or 360-861-4247 (Elma).

MacEwen District Office Grand Opening

Rep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union, recently opened a district office in downtown Shelton. The office has officially joined the Shelton-Mason County Chamber of Commerce and there will be a ribbon cutting to commemorate the grand opening on August 8.

The office is located at: 327 W. Railroad Avenue, Shelton, Wash. 98584. The public is invited, and encouraged, to attend. Refreshments will be provided, there will be a brief legislative address and participants will have an opportunity to speak with MacEwen.

"I am looking forward to working alongside Mason County residents to make our communities stronger. Not all legislators take the time and effort to invest in a district office," MacEwen said. "However, I believe that the best ideas do not come from politicians and lobbyists in Olympia – they come from our citizens. I hope my local office will give residents more chances to be a part of the law-making process."

For more information about Rep. MacEwen, visit: www.houserepublicans.wa.gov/macewen.

I-502 Public Hearings/Aug. 6-8

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Liquor Control Board will hold five public hearings/special meetings across Washington regarding the proposed rules for Initiative 502 implementation. The hearings/meetings are a mandatory part of the rulemaking process and provide an opportunity for stakeholders to provide public testimony on the proposed rules for I-502.

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Road Closure_FS Road 2900

Olympia, WA - Forest Service Road 2900, located east of Forks on the Pacific Ranger District, will be closed for approximately three weeks beginning on August 12. The purpose of this closure will be to install a new pipe culvert at milepost 9.2. The new culvert is larger than the existing one and will meet current flow standards while improving road safety.