Mason County News
A commitment to safety paid off for Mason PUD 3 and its customers in the form of regional recognition in the Northwest Public Power Association’s 2018 Safety Contest. This is the second honor for safety received this month by PUD 3. The PUD earlier collected the 2018 American Public Power Association’s Safety Award of Excellence for safe operating practices.
In the NWPPA competition, PUD 3 placed first in the category of public utilities whose employees worked between 200,001 and 300,000 total hours in 2018. There was a three-way tie for second place: Homer Electric (AK), Roseville Electric (CA), and Silicon Valley Power (CA). Third place was awarded to Clallam PUD (WA).Continue reading PUD 3 Wins 2nd Safety Honor This Month
Mason County’ s Community Services Department located at 615 West Alder Street and 415 N 6th Street, building # 8 will be closed for-business Friday, April 26th, 2019. The departments biannual all staff training will be conducted at the county public works building. These trainings are essential for meeting local, state, and federal standards.
The state Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to put Washington state on year-round daylight saving time. House Bill 1196, which passed on a 46-2 vote, was already approved by the House last month.Continue reading Year-Round Daylight Saving Time Clears Senate
Four Washington residents were sickened as part of the multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections linked to frozen, ground raw tuna announced today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The four ill people include residents of Grays Harbor (1), King (2) and Spokane (1) counties. All have recovered and none were hospitalized.Continue reading Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak
In Olympia, lawmakers have voted to give the departments of Ecology and Health authority to take the lead on getting toxic chemicals out of consumer products. Dan Frizzell from the Washington State House Democratic Caucus has more.Continue reading Bill Regulates Use of Toxic Chemicals
The Shelton girls’ track and field team beat Central Kitsap Tuesday 64 to 53 winning ten events while the Highclimber boys fell to the Cougars 96 to 47.
Top finishers from Shelton:
Miracle Horne won the girls’ 200 meters and 400 meters.
Victoria Silverman won the girls’ 100-meter hurdles and the 300-meter hurdles.
Alauna Carstens took the girls’ 800 meters.
Kamdan Nicklaus took the girls’ high jump.
Trinity Payment won the girls’ long jump.
Austyne Cralle won the girls’ triple jump.
The relay team of Austyne Cralle, Trinity Payment, Kamdan Kicklause and Victoria Silverman won the girls’ 4×100.
The relay team of Aiden Gregg, Alauna Carstens, Miracle Horne and Fath Linthicum won the girls’ 4×400.
Ethan Bursch took the boys’ 400 meters.
John Gerchak won the boys’ 1600 meters.
Domoniq Monette won the boys’ 300-meter hurdles.
Joseph Stitzel took the boys’ pole vault.
The relay team of John Gerchak, Ethan Bursch, Sirius James and Xavier Martin won the boys 4×400.
The Highclimber track teams head to the Activator Classic in Chehalis Friday.
The Shelton boys’ soccer team moved into 3rd place in the South Sound Conference standing Tuesday knocking off Gig Harbor one-nil (1 to 0). The Highclimbers improved to 7-and-4 on the season, 6-and-4 in the SSC. Shelton takes on Timberline Thursday at South Sound Stadium.Continue reading Results for Shelton Track, Soccer, Tennis, Baseball, Golf; NM Golf & Soccer
[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the April 15, 2019 Shelton City Council study session and business meeting. There are two ways to watch the council meeting live with the study session beginning at 5 PM and the business meeting beginning at 6 PM: hcc.net/news and MasonWebTV.com. You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/news or MasonWebTV.com. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communications’ local channel are Thursday at 3 PM and Saturday at 9 AM.
[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the April 16, 2019 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
Less than a month after a Kittitas County sheriff’s deputy was killed in the line of duty, the state House of Representatives once again paused Monday to pay tribute to a Cowlitz County deputy who was shot to death Saturday. Washington House Republicans’ John Sattgast reports from the state Capitol.Continue reading Lawmakers Pay Tribute to Fallen Deputy
Shelton Softball Picks Up 1st SSC Win, Losses for Baseball & Tennis; Losses for NM Baseball & Tennis
The Shelton fast pitch softball team picked up its first South Sound Conference win Monday beating Central Kitsap 13 to 2 in six innings.
The Highclimbers were led by Alex Walters who went 3 for 4 at the plate with two doubles, four RBI and three runs scored. Walters also picked up the win, pitching six innings allowing two runs on five hits while striking out four and walking three.Continue reading Shelton Softball Picks Up 1st SSC Win, Losses for Baseball & Tennis; Losses for NM Baseball & Tennis