The community is invited to attend the ceremonial opening of two new synthetic turf infields at Mason County Recreation Area. The short ceremony with the Mason County Commissioners will be held at 5 PM Tuesday at the park on Johns Prairie Road (East 2100 Johns Prairie Road).
Taxable retail sales were up slightly in Mason County last year. The State Department of Revenue reports that the total taxable retails sales in the entire County in 2011 were up 1.67% but retail trade, a component of all taxable retail sales that includes retailers but excludes other industries, was down 1.49%.
Sign ups for Mason County PUD No. 3’s Budget Billing program are held every May. The Budget Billing program averages a customer’s previous year’s electricity consumption and uses that figure to create an average so customers pay the same monthly bill amount June through April with May being the settle-up month.
The Hood Canal School Board has selected three finalists for the District’s next Superintendent/Principal. The Board hired Northwest Leadership Associates to help with the search to fill the position currently held by Tom Churchill who is leaving the District to become the head of the Meridian School District near Bellingham in July.