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Page A-26 - Mason County Journal - Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 I JESFIELD Construction, Inc. Sen4ng the North Mason area | since1967 I Specializing in seawall I Re-c0nstructi0n and I home repairs ol 275-6684 Frank Merrill Betfair, WA i Lic #JESFII*228D0 j RO. Box 275 NORTH MASON FIBER COMPANY . NE 431 Log Yard Rd.. Belfair, WA 98528 Thq Place To YARD & Contradors Welcome Per Small Load (Pick-up Size) OR Load* OPEN MON-FRI 7AM-4:3OPM SAT. ONLY 8AM-4PM 275-0228 Please call for directions and more information NO Plastics or Garbage PLEASE con#nuedfrompage A-25 Tomine enrolled as a pre-med major at the Uaiversity of Califor- nia at Davis. But after a year and half, "my grades were so poor I had to come up with something fast if I wanted to stay in school," he said. Tomine turned to creative writ- ing and earned a bachelor of arts degree in English and creative writ- ing in 1989. However, "It turns out that writing the Great American Novel is not actually a job," he said. Tomine began writing commer- cial works for television, radio and billboards. "It's still the best way to pay tl e mortgage," he said. His writings about the outdoors and conservation have appeared in the Flyfish Journal, the Drake, Golfweek and the New York Times. "it wasn't a stunt or anything ,,. The way we live has evolved." Dylan Tomine, author Nine years ago, he moved to Bain- bridge Island, where his family runs the U-pick Bainbridge Island Blueberry Co. The encounter with the texting teens led Tomine to engage his children in more outdoor pursuits, in the garden, in the woods and on the shores. "It wasn't a stunt or anything," he said. "The way we live has evolved." Some of the experiences went into magazine articles. Friends en- couraged him to write a book, and a fellow author pointed him toward Patagonia Publishing. The book was released in October 2012. Tomine is working on two books. One is a collection of mostly pub- lished pieces about fishing, travel- ing and conservation. The other is a novel about environmental ter- rorism. Ncw continued from page A-25 such as underground "It's been a tough proj- water main pipe is im- telecommunications andect because that wholemune to corrosion but To accommodate the sewer lines, also had to corridor is full of utili- fragile. The ductal iron WSDOT project, other be moved away from theties," Peadon said. pipe will last at least 100 utilities in the area,widened highway. Peadon said the old years, he said. EST-D: 1935 & PASTRIES! These 911 calls were received by offense was reported on East Trea- reported on Northeast Roessel Road. Mason County Emergency Com- sure Island Road in Allyn. munications, which covers the At 1:17 a.m. on Sept. 28, a motor- Shelton Police Department, the At 7:46 a.m. on Sept. 29, a sex of- cycle theft was reported on North- Mason County Sheriff's Office and fense was reported on Northeast east Skipper Court in Belfair. tribal agencies: Skipper Court in Belfair. At 3:24 p.m. on Sept. 29, a vehicle Burglaries Theft was reported stolen in the 200 At 8:31 a.m. on Sept. 25, a burglary At 10:20 a.m. on Sept. 23, an iden- block of East Twilight Way in Allyn. was reported in the 500 block of tity theft was reported in the 200 East Twanoh Falls Drive in Belfair. block of Northeast Timberline Drive Drug Crimes in Belfair. At 1:06 p.m. on Sept. 26, drug ac- Sex Crimes tivity was reported in the 200 block At 4:19 p.m. on Sept. 24, a sex At 12:14 p.m. on Sept. 25, a theft was of East Campus Drive in Belfair. CALEi]DAP, THURSDAY or poetry? This monthly land Library presents from 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. North Mason Timber- meeting will help you Author Visits: Dylan for children ages 3-6. land Library presents hone your writing skills, Tomine, "Closer to theLearn about fire safety Writing Group for Teens share your work and get Ground," from 6:30 p.m.- and how firefighters and Adults from 4:30 feedback. For more infor- 7:30 p.m. for adults and protect the community. p.m,-5:30 p.m. for teens mation, call 275-3232.teens. The Bainbridge Parents or caregivers are and adults. Writing your Island author will discuss encouraged to attend first novel, fanfic, blog North Mason Timber- his memoir. For more in- with their children. For formation, call 275-3232. more information, call 275-3232. WEDNESDAY North Mason Timber- To submit a calendar land Library will present item, email news@ma- Firefighter Story Time soncounty.com. C R E D N:I 0 N 521 W. Railroad Ave, Shelton 360-426-1601 www.pcfcu.org Wheels Alignment Brakes Shocks Siping Batteries Written warranties E-Z credit NE 23090 State Ro BELFAIR (360) 27543108 Hours: 7:30arn-6pm M0n-Fri 8am.5prn Sat www.LesSchwab.c0m Still finding We have your Hours: Non, Tue 8am.Gpm. Wed, Thur, Fri 8aia.Bpm, Sat 8am-4pm i! iiii ii? ACCREDITED The Standard of Veterinary Excellence 24161 NE State Hwy 3 360,277,3800 * www.bellt0wnevetcenter.c0m