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Northcliff Road Closure Canceled

Due to expected inclement weather conditions next week, the planned closure of Northcliff Road February 11th to 15th has been canceled.

The City of Shelton will reschedule the closure.

Potential Emergency Road Restrictions in Mason County

Due to the recent cold temperatures and the extended forecast for more, officials with Mason County Public Works believe conditions may exist to warrant the placement of Emergency Road Restrictions in the near future. Based on the current forecast, the best estimate is these restrictions could occur sometime after February 15th.

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Homeless Housing Grant Proposals Sought

Mason County’s Department of Community Services announced the
Request for Proposal Application for Homeless Housing Grants is now open for the 2019 2021 grant term.

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Heck, Kilmer Call to Protect Salmon & Orca

After the recent release of the 2019 Report Card for Washington’s Infrastructure by the American Society of Civil Engineers, Representatives Denny Heck (D-WA) and Derek Kilmer (D-WA), co-chairs of the Puget Sound Recovery Caucus, released the following statement:

“This report makes clear that there’s more work to be done to combat the urgent problem of polluted stormwater runoff.” Heck and Kilmer said. “Washington state and our local communities have led the charge in making investments in green stormwater infrastructure, but this report confirms that they can’t do it on their own. It’s time for Congress to take this nationwide issue seriously and devote more resources towards combating stormwater pollution.”

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Should Daylight Saving Time Be Made Permanent?

Year-round Daylight Saving Time could be subject of referendum in Washington state Suggested lead: Washingtonians might get to vote next fall on making daylight savings time permanent. Dan Frizzell from the Washington State House Democratic Caucus has that story.

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Bills Attack Independent Contractors

Just a week after more than 1,600 hairstylists and cosmetologists came to Olympia to protest a bill that would restrict them from being independent contractors, similar legislation may be moving forward. Washington House Republicans’ John Sattgast reports from the state Capitol.

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State Highway Construction 2/3 to 2/9

The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjacent areas from February 3, 2019 to February 9, 2019.


Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 337 to 338
Description: One-way alternating traffic for utility work.  
Work Schedule: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each weekday through Friday, Feb. 1.

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35th State Representatives Busy in Olympia

The State Representatives from the 35th Legislative District have been busy in Olympia. John Sattgast with Washington House Republicans summarizes what Drew MacEwen and Dan Griffey have been up to this week in this audio report.