Mason County News
Thursday, Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) voted to support H.R. 3, the Lower Drug Costs Now Act, to lower prescription drug prices and make investments in Medicare and public health. The bill, which was supported by 230 Members of the House, allows the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate to lower the price of drugs and caps annual out-of-pocket costs in Medicare Part D.Continue reading Kilmer Supports Lower Prescription Drug Costs
A 29-year-old woman and a 7-year-old girl were injured Wednesday night following a single-car crash on U.S. Highway 101 just north of Potlatch.
The State Patrol says a 1995 Buick Riviera was southbound on 101 about 10:30 PM. At milepost 333, the card fish-tailed, left the roadway to the right and rolled. The Buick came to rest on its top in the ditch.Continue reading Two Injured in Potlatch Crash
SHS Boys & NM Girls Win; SHS Girls & NM Boys Fall
The Shelton boys’ basketball team knocked off Peninsula Wednesday 52 to 48. The Highclimbers jumped out to a 20 to 6 first quarter lead. The Seahawks fought their way back and the difference at half was Shelton 30, Peninsula 25. The ‘Climbers maintained that small cushion to win the South Sound Conference opener. Shelton improved to 2-and-1 on the season 1-and-0 in the SSC. The Highclimbers host Yelm Friday on MasonWebTV Powered by HCC.
The Shelton girls’ basketball team’s rally came up short Wednesday as the Lady Highclimbers lost their home opener to Peninsula 57 to 52 on MasonWebTV Powered by HCC.Continue reading Basketball Results from 12/11/19
Wednesday, Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) voted to support the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020. The bill authorizes funding for the Department of Defense, the defense-related activities of the Department of Energy, the Overseas Contingency Operations, and emergency disaster recovery to restore installations damaged by extreme weather or earthquakes. The legislation passed the U.S. House of Representatives 377-48.Continue reading Kilmer Backs National Defense Authorization Act
[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the Shelton girls’ basketball team host Peninsula. The game between the Highclimbers and the Seahawks is South Sound Conference opener and the Lady ‘Climbers’ home opener. Tip off in the Mini Dome is set for 7 PM. Dedrick Allan and Gerry Apple will start the Our Community Credit Union Pregame Show about 15 minutes prior to tip off.
Shelton is 1-and-2 on the season while Peninsula is 0-and-1.
The Washington State Transportation Commission will take action next week on policy recommendations to the Washington State Legislature on whether and when the state should consider implementing a Road Usage Charge (RUC) system as a possible replacement to the gas tax.Continue reading Recommendation on Road Usage Charge Expected Next Week
Mason County announces free Christmas tree recycling available at the following locations starting December 26th to January 12th:Continue reading Free Christmas Tree Recycling
In partnership with Mason County Public Works and Republic Services, United Way of Mason County will be handing out vouchers for the first Mason County free dump day of 2020.Continue reading 2020 United Way Day of Caring – Free Dump Day
MMK Hoops, SHS Bowling & NM Bowling FallContinue reading High School Sports Results from 12/10/19
The Mason County Commissioners and the Mason County Historic Preservation Commission are pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for the 2020 annual Mason County Heritage Grant cycle.Continue reading Mason County Heritage Grant Cycle