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Mason County News

Bill to Help Coastal Tribes Passes House

Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve a package of bipartisan bills to protect vulnerable coastal and Great Lakes communities impacted by climate change. The package includes bipartisan legislation introduced by Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) that would provide dedicated resources to Native American tribes living in coastal areas to support their efforts to mitigate threats caused by climate change and sea level rise. In addition, the bill creates programs to support Tribal, State, and local community projects that protect, restore, and preserve coastal zones and working waterfronts; helps communities prepare for and respond to the impacts of climate change; and improves data collection and monitoring to strengthen coastal, ocean, and Great Lakes management.

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Watch Mason County Commission

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the December 10, 2019 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 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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Three Injured in 101/Shelton-Matlock Crash

Two Shelton women and a child were injured in a crash Saturday afternoon on U.S. Highway 101 at Shelton Matlock Road.

According to the Washington State Patrol, a 1999 Buick LeSabre was northbound on 101 about 4:45 PM. As the car approached the Shelton Matlock Road interchange, it drifted onto the shoulder. The driver, a 39-year-old woman, over-corrected and the Buick crossed the southbound lane, striking the southbound guardrail.

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Watch Shelton Christmas Parade

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the 2018 Christmas Town USA Christmas Parade presented by Kristmas Town Kiwanis. Join MasonWebTV Powered by HCC at 5 PM as we bring you the parade from the Angle Building at corner of 4th Street and Railroad Avenue in Downtown Shelton.

When live, you can also find the broadcast on MasonWebTV’s Facebook page and on our YouTube channel.

State Highway Construction 12/8 to 12/13

The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjacent areas from December 8, 2019 to December 13, 2019.

Construction
US 101 – Coffee Creek – Remove Fish Barrier

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 346.8
Description: Due to a revised contractor schedule, the new southbound US 101 exit to Shelton Matlock Road may not open until early January. WSDOT will provide advance notification when the opening of the new exit is scheduled. The new exit is roughly 1500 feet before the existing exit. After the new ramp opens, crews will shift Shelton-Matlock Road traffic onto a temporary two-lane bypass road. This allows travelers to bypass construction around-the-clock while crews build a new stream channel under the Shelton-Matlock Road.
Work Schedule: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. each weekdayBrief traffic stops and shoulder closures on Shelton-Matlock Road approaching US 101 interchange. No traffic affects for US 101.

Maintenance

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