Mason County News
Earlier this week, WDFW temporarily suspended the sale of fishing and hunting licenses. The agency is working with the state Office of Cyber Security (OCS) to investigate a vulnerability in an outside vendor’s license sales system and is working to restore sales as soon as possible. Continue reading Free Fishing While License Sales Are Suspended
The Open House will be held Saturday, August 27, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and is free to the public. The event will include activities that are commonly featured in Harmony Hill’s cancer, healing and survivorship retreats and include: Labyrinth, garden and building tours, a food demonstration with Harmony Hill’s chef, poetry play stations, children’s craft station, art journal and collage. Continue reading Harmony Hill Announces 30th Anniversary Open House
Scores above national average for 13th straight year, but achievement gap remains
For the 13th straight year, Washington students scored above the national average on the ACT exam, according to results released Thursday. Continue reading Washington’s ACT Results Continue to Rise
The Associated Press released its preseason high school football rankings and three of Shelton’s opponents this season made the Class 3A poll. The Highclimbers play O’Dea on September 9th at Seattle’s Memorial Stadium and the Fighting Irish are tied for 8th in the rankings. Two weeks after that (on September 23rd) Shelton hosts Peninsula which is considered 14th. Then two weeks later (on October 7th) the ‘Climbers play 5th ranked Gig Harbor at Roy Anderson Field.
Here is Shelton’s 2016 schedule:
Continue reading AP Preseason High School Football Poll
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has temporarily suspended the sale of fishing and hunting licenses while it works with the state Office of Cyber Security (OCS) to investigate a vulnerability in an outside vendor’s license sale system that was recently exploited in several states, including Washington. Continue reading Hunting & Fishing License Sales Suspended; State Investigates System Vulnerability
The Port of Grapeview Commission is holding a special meeting at 6 PM Thursday. Items on the agenda for this special meeting include waiving Commissioner per diem, the recently awarded RCO grant, a preliminary budget adjustment, RV Parking and Mason county Environmental permit as well as several items under task force committees such as ADA toilet and levy increase. Continue reading Port of Grapeview Commission Holding Special Meeting
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory which will be in effect from noon Thursday to 8 PM Friday. High temperatures are expected to reach the upper 80s to the mid 90s. Hot weather increases the potential for dehydration and heat related illnesses. The elderly, the young and those who work or exercise outdoors will be the most vulnerable to heat related illnesses if extra precautions are not taken. Continue reading Heat Advisory Issued
A 31 year-old Belfair man is being held on multiple charges following a several mile pursuit on Lynch Road reaching speeds up to 100 miles per hour.
A Mason County SheriO Deputy attempted to stop a silver Dodge Durango last Thursday, August 18th, at 3:30pm after noticing the driver was not wearing a seatbelt. This vehicle was also earlier reported to have been involved in a case involving a missing/endangered 14 year-old girl out of Kitsap County. Continue reading Deputies Arrest Suspect Following Pursuit
Help shelter dogs while enjoying a 114 mile motorcycle ride on the twisting, scenic back roads of Mason County. This is a great ride to bring the kids on, with the majority of the route speeds 45 MPH or less. The start and end point is a wonderful restaurant with a full menu. Ice cream and refreshments are available at the 42 and 70 mile check points. Continue reading Ride for Dogs Motorcycle Poker Run
The Mason County Commission named Frank Pinter the next Director of Support Services for the County. Pinter has been serving as Interim Director since Bill Kenny retired from the position in May. Commissioners Terri Jeffreys and Randy Neatherlin took official action Tuesday night. Although absent from the meeting, Commissioner Tim Sheldon was said to support Pinter’s selection. Continue reading Pinter Named Director of Support Services