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Maple Glen Hosts Farmers Market

Venders from the Shelton Farmers’ Market spent Wednesday at Maple Glen Senior Living Community in Shelton. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC’s Dedrick Allan found a few unique items at this farmers’ market.

For more information on the Shelton Farmers’ Market check out www.sheltonfarmersmarket.org as well as their Facebook page. The Harstine Island Farmers’ Market is also on Facebook. For more information on Maple Glen, check out www.mapleglensl.com or their Facebook page.

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Sex Offender Has New Shelton Address

A level 3 sex offender has a new address in Shelton. According to a sex offender bulletin from the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, 41-year-old Troy Allen Gamber recently moved to within the 200 block of West Euclid Avenue.

Gamber is required to register as a sex offender due to multiple sexual and assault convictions. In August of 2005, Gamber was convicted of Indecent Exposure with Sexual Motivation for exposing himself to a female Corrections Officer while he was incarcerated. In July of 2005, Gamber was convicted of Indecent Exposure with Sexual Motivation and two counts Assault 4th Degree with Sexual Motivation for sexually assaulting a female bar tender. In October 1993, Gamber was convicted of Domestic Violence Assault for grabbing the breasts of a school teacher. In March of 1992, Gamber was convicted of Rape of a Child 1st Degree and Child Molestation 1st Degree for sexually assaulting two young girls ages 8 & 9. And in February 2011, Gamber was convicted of Community Custody violation and Fail to Register. Continue reading Sex Offender Has New Shelton Address

County to Begin Chip Seal Work

[VIDEO] Mason County Public Works will be doing its annual restriping and resurfacing or “chip seal” of county roadways during the months of July and August (weather permitting). Jerry Hauth is Director of Mason County Public Works.

This year’ s chip seal program will begin on Monday, June 25th and finish by the end of July, weather permitting. The 2018 chip seal program will cover approximately 52 miles of roads throughout Mason County. Continue reading County to Begin Chip Seal Work

Funding Boost for Skokomish River Valley Restoration

[VIDEO] Restoration efforts in the Skokomish River watershed just received a major boost with an infusion of $2,655,000 in federal funds. The federal dollars will be matched with local salmon and floodplain grants aimed at advancing several important projects within the valley.

The Army Corps of Engineers just released their FY 2018 work plan which includes $1,055,000 to complete design of five ecosystem restoration projects in the valley. The Federal Highway Administration, Western Federal Lands Division, announced approved programming of $1,600, 000 in improvements to the Skokomish Valley Road between Swift Creek and Vance Creek bridges. Continue reading Funding Boost for Skokomish River Valley Restoration

Citizens Voice Support for YMCA

[VIDEO] Citizens packed the Shelton City Council meeting Tuesday night to show their support for building a YMCA in Shelton.

South Sound YMCA is proposing to lease more than ten acres of City-owned land at the corner of Shelton Springs Road and Wallace Kneeland Boulevard. This parcel is east of Oakland Bay Junior High and Shelton High School. The YMCA is proposing a 60-year lease at $1 per year. Continue reading Citizens Voice Support for YMCA

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Four Commended for Saving Officer

[VIDEO] Shelton Police Chief Darin Moody presented four residents with commendation awards for their efforts that saved the life of an officer recently. The awards were presented during Tuesday night’s Shelton City Council meeting.

As the Chief described, the four found Officer Paul Campbell slumped over the steering wheel of his patrol car near Oakland Bay Junior High School after suffering a medical emergency. The group noticed he was struggling to breathe, pulled him out of the patrol car, placed him in a position that opened his airway and provided first aid. Campbell was then taken to Mason General Hospital and later released. He has since returned to duty.

Watch Shelton City Council

Watch the June 19, 2018 Shelton Metropolitan Park District Board and Shelton City Council meetings. There are two ways to watch the meetings live at 6:50 PM for the Park Board and 7 PM for the Council: hcc.net/news and MasonWebTV.com. You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/news or MasonWebTV.com. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s local channel are Thursday at 3 PM and Saturday at 9 AM.

Here are the meetings’ agendas: Continue reading Watch Shelton City Council

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Temporary Closure for Staircase Road

A temporary closure is scheduled Thursday for Staircase Road as dust control abatement will be applied. Staircase Road will be closed for a three-hour period sometime between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the June 19, 2018 Mason County Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 9 AM: hcc.net/newsMasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website: co.mason.wa.us. You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/newsMasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website: co.mason.wa.us. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s 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

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