I-90 Rock Blasting Sschedule

Rock blasting gets even earlier with a 6 p.m. closure starting next week. Drivers should plan for added travel time due to construction-related slowdowns The Washington State Department of Transportation and contractor crews will close I-90 at 6 p.m. for about an hour each night Monday, Sept. 29 through Thursday, Oct. 2. During rock blasting closures, eastbound drivers will be stopped at Gold Creek (milepost 56) and westbound drivers will be stopped at Price Creek (milepost 61).


Kitsap County Offering Home Retrofit Class

The Home Builders Association is offering the "Bolt It-Brace It-Do It" Home Retrofit Class during their Home Remodel Show at the Kitsap Sun Pavilion.   In an hour and a half you can learn how to make your house better equipped to sustain a catastrophic earthquake.

Sign up on our website http://www.kitsapdem.org/default.aspx?ID=139&ClassID=256  and you will receive free entry to the Remodel show.  Please share this as the time frame for this opportunity is very short.

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Retention Of Chum In Willapa Bay Rivers

Action: Retention of chum is allowed as part of the daily limit when open for salmon fishing.

Effective date:  Immediately

Species affected:  Chum salmon.



Oregon BLM Hosts National Public Lands Day

On Saturday, September 27, the BLM is hosting numerous National Public Lands Day events throughout the Pacific Northwest. The 21st annual National Public Lands Day is a great opportunity to come out and experience what our nation’s public lands have to offer! All ages and abilities can get involved helping to restore, beautify, and improve the wild lands and recreation areas that we all benefit from and enjoy. Volunteers range from Girl Scouts and senior citizens to corporate executives and Members of Congress they all have one thing in common: enjoyment and appreciation for our public lands.