Mason County News
A van rear ended a car in Allyn Tuesday. According to a State Patrol Press Memo, both vehicles were northbound on State Route 3 about 5 PM. At the intersection with North Bay Road, the car, a 1991 Honda Civic, signaled and slowed to make a left turn into a driveway. The van, a 2010 Chevrolet Express Van, struck the Honda in the rear. Continue reading Van Rear Ends Car in Allyn
The Maple Fire, the wildfire burning in the Olympic National Forest near Hamma Hamma, hasn’t grown in three days, remains at 1,245 acres in size and is now 40% contained.
The Mason PUD 3 Commission voted Tuesday to support a bipartisan broadband bill introduced by U.S. Representatives Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and Elise Stefanik (R-NY). Commissioners adopted Resolution 1714, “A resolution in support of H.R. 6442, the Broadband for All Act.”
The “Broadband for All Act” would allow tax credits for citizens who participate in neighborhood groups and pay the shared cost of extending broadband to their communities. Continue reading PUD 3 Supports Broadband for All Act
Hiawatha Evergreens crowned City of Shelton Parks and Recreation Co-Ed Softball Champions.
Shelton Parks and Recreation wrapped up another competitive summer coed softball season on August 13th. Continue reading 2018 Co-Ed Softball Champion Crowned
Watch the August 14, 2018 Mason County Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 9 AM: hcc.net/news, MasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website: co.mason.wa.us. You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/news, MasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website: co.mason.wa.us. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communications’ local channel are Thursday at 6 PM, Saturday at 2 PM and Sunday at 9 AM.
Here is the meeting’s agenda: Continue reading Watch Mason County Commission
The Mason County Public Health Division has completed its investigation of people experiencing gastrointestinal illness after visiting Mason Lake between August 7th and 9th. The water samples secured by Environmental Health from the Green Diamond swimming area came back within acceptable/normal levels.
As of August 13, the Green Diamond swimming area at Mason Lake has been re-opened. There is no indication that any other parts of the lake need to be closed at this time. Continue reading Update on Health Advisory for Mason Lake
Fire officials have updated the map for the Maple Fire, the wildfire burning in the Olympic National Forest near Hamma Hamma.
The fire is now 1,245 acres in size and is 35% contained. Authorities said Friday they will let Mother Nature fully contain the blaze. Continue reading Updated Map for Maple Fire
Mason County is seeking two applicants from Commissioner District 1 ( Grapeview, Harstine Island, Allyn, Belfair and Tahuya areas) for the Mason County Planning Advisory Commission. Continue reading Applicants Sought for Planning Advisory Commission
Mason County is seeking an individual to serve on the Mason County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee who represents a business that is required to collect lodging tax (generator). This person will fill a vacated position with the term ending May 2019. Continue reading Opening on County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee
Musicians Hank and Claire share their love of music and folk singing in an hour of audience sing along Thursday, August 16 at 7 PM. “Hootenanny, Then and Now” is for adult and is complete with back stories and all the chorus words. Come ready to sing old favorites and a few new songs, but no instruments please. Continue reading Hootenanny at North Mason Library