May 26 to June 4 - Work Scheduled for Highway 101 at Lake Crescent: Minor Traffic Delays

Workers with two drill rigs will begin gathering road core samples on Highway 101 at Lake Crescent on Tuesday, May 26. Work is expected to continue daily, including weekend days, through Thursday, June 4.  The core samples are being collected as part of the continuing assessment and preparation for the proposed resurfacing of Highway 101 around Lake Crescent set to begin in 2017.

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Halibut Fishing Off Neah Bay, La Push To Close May 21, Will Re-Open May 23

OLYMPIA – Halibut fishing will be closed tomorrow (May 21) off the state’s north coast but will re-open for a final day of fishing on May 23, Washington fishery managers announced today. Anglers are expected to reach the 108,030-pound halibut quota in marine areas 3 (La Push) and 4 (Neah Bay) after one more day of fishing, said Heather Reed, coastal policy coordinator for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). 

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Community Resource Fair To Navigate Change

May 19, 2015, Shelton, WA – With the impending closures of Simpson Lumber Company and Olympic Panel Products, there are likely challenging times ahead. As a community we can come together to show and provide support for those impacted by hosting a Community Resource Fair.

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National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week 2015

Mason County is an expert in water. With nearly 100 lakes, hundreds of miles of shoreline, and local industry supported by oyster and seafood production, the community is right at home in this natural environment. National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week 2015 (PDF)