Mason County News
The next meeting of the North Mason Community Voice is Monday, February 27 at 7:00 PM. The guest speaker will be Jeanne Rehwaldt, Executive Director of Mason Matters. She will provide some history of Mason Matters, then discuss their current work. Continue reading Mason Matters Topic of Next Voice Meeting
New: fish barrier removal project on Highway 8 near McCleary and ditch maintenance on Highway 302 near the Pierce County Line
SR 3 – Belfair Area – Widening and Safety Improvements
Highway: SR 3 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 25.3 to 27
Description: This widening project will extend the center turn lane and provide paved shoulders and sidewalks on both sides of SR 3. The improvements are intended to be built in two separate stages.
Project web page
Continue reading Road Construction on State Highways 2/26/17 to 3/4/17
The City of Shelton changed the traffic signal operations at the intersection of 4th Street and Railroad Avenue. The traffic signal is now flashing yellow for vehicles traveling east and west along Railroad Avenue, while flashing red for vehicles traveling north and south along 4th Street. The traffic signal change also resulted in the pedestrian crosswalk heads being disabled at the intersection. Continue reading City Changed Traffic Signal at 4th & Railroad
Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 3 in Belfair Thursday night. According to a State Patrol press memo, a 2001 Ford Expedition and a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado pickup were northbound on SR-3 about 10:30 PM. At the intersection with Highway 300, the Expedition slowed for a flagger. The pickup didn’t and struck the rear of the Ford. Continue reading Two Injured in Belfair Crash
The results from the February 14th Special Election are nearly final as election officials in the Mason County Auditor’s Office released results Thursday with certification set for Friday. According to the latest numbers, all measures on the ballot have passed including the Shelton School District’s $64.8 Million bond. Continue reading Election Results to be Certified Friday
A state lawmaker from timber country wants to start a new housing boom in Washington . . . but a small one. Dan Frizzell has that story.
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake occurred Wednesday night near Dewatto. The USGS says the quake occurred just before 9 PM at a depth of 1.6 miles. The epicenter was 2.6 miles east-northeast of Dewatto; west of Larson Lake.
The quake was felt as far west as Hoquiam; as far south as Tenino; as far north as Kingston; and as far east as Redmond. No damage has been reported. Continue reading Earthquake Near Dewatto
In Olympia Wednesday afternoon, lawmakers took a big step toward fully funding K-12 schools. Dan Frizzell has that story.