Travel Tools To Navigate Holiday Travel Routes

OLYMPIA – Using the Washington State Department of Transportation predicted travel volumes and online tools is the key to starting roadway travel for Memorial Day 2014. With summer travel season getting underway and weather reports calling for just a few scattered rain showers, travel is expected to increase on typical holiday travel routes, including Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass, US 2 over Stevens Pass, Interstate 5 through Thurston and Pierce counties and I-5 between Bellingham and the U.S./Canada Border. See WSDOT for travel tools.

Public Forum & Workshop On Proposed Sign Regulation Changes

LACEY, WA, May 20, 2014: The City of Lacey will be holding a public forum and workshop on proposed changes to the city’s sign regulations on Thursday, May 29 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Lacey City Hall, 420 College Street SE. The purpose of the forum is for the public to hear preliminary concepts and recommended changes to the signage regulations as well as provide feedback on the proposals.

Based on changes in economic conditions, new technologies, and neighborhood planning over the past fifteen years, Lacey City Council has identified the update of the sign ordinance as a priority to reflect the needs of the community. The purpose of the proposed sign regulation changes is to enhance business identification, community character, and aesthetics in the community — particularly along highly traveled streets and commercial shopping areas. Makers Architecture will assist in the development of updated signage regulations.

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Call for Artists – Shelton Civic Center Rotating Art Gallery

Shelton, WA-- Professional or amateur artists working in two and three dimensional media are invited to apply for gallery exhibitions at the Shelton Civic Center Rotating Art Gallery. The gallery, sponsored by the Shelton Arts Commission, is very visible to the general public and all visitors that enter the Civic Center on a daily basis. Professional or amateur artists living Washington State working in two or three dimensional media are eligible to apply. All two dimensional work must be mounted or framed and ready to hang. Three dimensional work must meet size specifications. All work must be original and created solely by the artist. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday June 13, 2014. Exhibits are scheduled for a 12 week period starting July 1, 2014. For an application or additional information please contact Mark Ziegler, Shelton Parks and Recreation, at 432-5194 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MCFD#16 Commissioner Meeting Changes

MCFD#16 commissioner meetings are switching days to 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month (Tuesdays) time will stay at 7 P.M. corner of Shelton-Matlock and Dayton Airport road - First meeting will be held June 4th.