Mason County News

Kilmer Supports Lower Prescription Drug Costs

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.

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Two Injured in Potlatch Crash

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.

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Basketball Results from 12/11/19

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.

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Kilmer Backs National Defense Authorization Act

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.

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Watch Shelton Girls' Basketball

[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.

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