Mason County News
Mason County Transportation Improvement Plan – Citizens Advisory Panel (TIP-CAP) is holding the third community outreach forum on Wednesday in Mason PUD 3’s Skookum Room Auditorium. This meeting is set for 6 PM. TIP-CAP members and county officials are gathering input on transportation projects, safety issues and general transportation needs.
Do you have an idea for a transportation project? Do you know of a transportation problem that needs fixing? Officials want to hear from you. Continue reading TIP-CAP Community Outreach Wednesday
In accordance with the tradition of the American Public Works Association, those who work in professions that provide and maintain public facilities and services are being honored this week during National Public Works Week, May 20 – 26.
Sponsored by the American Public Works Association, the objective of Public Works Week is to increase public awareness of the contributions public works professionals make to their communities as well as to educate citizens about their duties, practices, and goals. Continue reading City Celebrating National Public Works Week
Volunteer search teams and law enforcement officials from across the state continued a large scale forensic search in Kittitas County over the weekend. Investigators are searching for anything that may be related to the skeletal remains found last fall that were later identified as those of Lindsey Baum, a 10-year-old girl last seen on June 26, 2009, in McCleary on her way home from a friend’s house.
Search efforts over the past two weekends have drawn nearly 200 volunteers and law enforcement officials and 22 K9 teams from across the region. The search is believed to be one of the largest in state history based on the number of personnel involved. Continue reading Large Forensic Search Continues in Lindsey Baum Case
There are five golfers from Mason County heading to State Golf Championships Tuesday and Wednesday. There are three from Shelton and two from North Mason.
The Highclimbers are Dreann Merriman, Tim Nail and Ethan Pentony.
The Bulldogs are Erick Jones and Luke Morris.
At the Class 3A West Central District 3 / Southwest Distrct 4 Track and Field Championships, Shelton had six athletes advance to State.
Cody Hall finished 2nd in the boys’ javelin with a season record throw of 167 feet, 6 inches.
Freshman Victoria Silverman took 3rd in the girls’ 300-meter hurdles with a personal record time of 46.11 seconds.
McKenzie Salazar-Fox placed 4th in the girls’ shot put.
Trinity Payment was 4th in the girls’ long jump (with a personal record 17 feet 1.75 inches).
Josiah Salazar-Fox took 4th in the boys’ 400 meters.
William Johnson was 5th in the boys’ 1600 meters (with a personal record time of 9 minutes, 39.64 seconds).
At the Class 2A West Central District Track and Field Championships at Renton Memorial Stadium over the weekend, North Mason’s Lily Campbell won the girls’ discus and javelin, and took 3rd in the shot put (with a personal record 33 feet 8 inch throw). The senior Bulldog will be competing in State along with two others from Belfair.
Christopher Ramsey finished fourth in the boys’ long jump and Braeden Kemmer was fourth in the boys’ triple jump.
The Mary M. Knight track and field team is sending several athletes to the Class 1B State Championships at Eastern Washington University in Cheney May 24 through May 26.
At Wednesday’s District IV Track Meeting, the Owls’ Kaylee Sowle won the girls’ 100 meters, the high jump, the long jump and the triple jump.
Ian Frost won the boys’ shot put and the discus.
Jadyn Davidson took 1st in the girls’ 200 meters.
Austin Fries won the boys’ triple jump, was 2nd in the high jump and 3rd in the long jump.
The Shelton baseball team was held to three hits and lost 3 to 1 to Southridge Saturday in the regional round of the Class 3A State Baseball Championships at Pasco High School. The Highclimbers scored the only run in the third inning. Wade Smotherman batted in Brenden Engstrom on a sacrifice grounder that tied the game at 1-1. Continue reading Shelton Baseball Falls in State
Three people were injured in a two-vehicle head-on crash on Highway 3 near Agate Road Friday night.
The State Patrol says a Honda CR-V was northbound on SR-3 about 9 PM. At milepost 10, The SUV attempted to turn left into a driverway, pulling in front of a southbound Volkswagen Beetle. The two vehicles collided head-on. The VW flipped over onto its top and came to rest on the southbound shoulder. State Route 3 was fully blocked for over three hours. Continue reading Three Injured in Head-On Crash
The Shelton baseball team opens play in the Class 3A State Baseball Championships against Southridge.
The game is being played at Pasco High School. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC is providing audio only play by play of the game. First pitch is 10 AM. The Highclimbers are 16-and-8 on the season. The Suns are 19-and-4. Dedrick Allan will start the Maple Glen Senior Living Pregame Show at 9:50 AM.
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