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Mason County News

County Passes Resolution against I-1639

[VIDEO] The Mason County Commission passed a resolution Tuesday opposing implementation of Initiative 1639 which was approved by voters last fall. I-1639 raises the legal age to buy semiautomatic rifles — widely described as assault rifles — from 18 to 21. And enacts a new storage law that requires gun owners to secure their firearms, or risk criminal penalties.

The resolution comes two weeks after Sheriff Casey Salisbury announced his position on enforcing the gun initiative and instructed his deputies to “take no enforcement action” as it pertains to I-1639. The Commissioners passed the resolution unanimously despite two residents voicing their opposition.

The two opposing the resolution also spoke against the Sheriff’s position.

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City Council Talks Lease for Tiny Homes

[VIDEO] The Shelton City Council held a study session Tuesday to discuss the lease for the Tiny Homes for Veterans project proposed to be built on city-owned property bordered by North 13th Street, Shelton Springs Road and Wallace Kneeland Boulevard.

The lease would be 30 years at $5,000 a year for 30 units. The Shelton City Council will hold a public hearing on the lease during their March 19th meeting.

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Olympic Highway North Closure Begins Wednesday

The City of Shelton is closing a portion of Olympic Highway North for several weeks beginning Wednesday (February 20th). Olympic Highway North will be closed from Wednesday, February 20th to Sunday, March 31st
between 7th Street and C Street, including nights and weekends. Signs will be on display designating the work area and directing traffic towards the recommended detour routes. Northcliff Road will serve as the primary detour route during this extended closure.

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Watch Mason County Commission

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the February 19, 2019 Mason County Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 9 AM: or Mason County’s website ( You can also watch on demand on or Mason County’s website: 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:

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State Wrestling Results

The Shelton Wrestling team had four place in the Class 3A State Wrestling Tournament over the weekend.

The Highclimbers’ Ammon Anderson took 4th at 195 pounds.

Quinn Lacy was the only Lady Highclimber to earn a medal, taking 5th at 235 pounds

Robbert Allred finished 6th at 145 pounds.

And Cameron MacAlevy placed 8th at 120 pounds.

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