Mason County News
SHS Boys Fall; Wins for NM Girls, MMK Boys; NM Girls’ Wreslting Resutls
The Shelton boys’ basketball team couldn’t overcome a five-point first quarter and lost at Capital Friday 51 to 38.
The Highclimbers fell behind 12 points in the first quarter and 15 in the second but were able to cut that down to nine at the half.Continue reading High School Sports Results from 1/10/20
[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the Shelton boys’ basketball team play at Capital. The South Sound Conference game between the Highclimbers and the Cougars is set to tip off at 7 PM in Olympia. Dedrick Allan and Gerry Apple will start the Our Community Credit Union Pregame Show at 6:45 PM.
Shelton is 6-and-5 on the season, 4-and-1 in the SSC. Capital has an 8-and-3 overall record, 4-and-1 in the conference. Going into play Friday, the ‘Climbers and Cougs are tied for second in the standings behind Gig Harbor.
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While the voter-approved $30-dollar car tab initiative remains tied up in the courts, House Republicans in Olympia are preparing legislation that would implement the lower fees and establish a new funding source for transportation projects. The proposal would also prioritize the Washington Department of Transportation – without raising taxes. Washington House Republicans’ John Sattgast reports from the state Capitol.Continue reading Plan to Uphold $30 Car Tabs
Cold air will be shifting south through British Columbia over the weekend. A weather system on Sunday will arrive as cold Fraser outflow develops. Precipitation should change to snow around Whatcom county and the San Juans on Sunday. Cold wind chill will develop and blowing snow with poor visibility will be possible into early next week in the Bellingham area and San Juans.
The cold air will spread south through the rest of Western Washington Sunday night.Continue reading Chance of Snow Next Week
SHS Wrestling & Bowling, NM Bowling
The Shelton wrestled at Gig Harbor Thursday. Highclimbers with pin included Cameron Coady, Drew Shirman, Cameron MacAlevy, Braden MacAlevy, Michael Gilman, Mario Boxley and Gideon Ssenono. Shelton will compete in the Matman Classic at Central Kitsap High School Saturday.Continue reading High School Sports Results from 1/9/20
While state lawmakers are facing many issues in the upcoming 2020 legislative session, a problem rapidly growing statewide has captured their attention. Washington House Republicans’ John Sattgast reports from the state Capitol.Continue reading Homelessness Crisis to Dominate 2020 Session
The Shelton City Council is accepting applications for Position 7, the seat held by former Mayor Bob Rogers.
Applications are available online at sheltonwa.gov/councilapplication or can be accessed at City of Shelton offices, the Shelton Timberland Library, the Shelton-Mason County Chamber of Commerce, and the Shelton School District administration office.Continue reading Applications Open for Vacant City Council Seat
All roads are now reopened after flooding early this week.
Mason County Public Work reported the following roads are now passable.
The Skokomish Valley Road and Bourgault Road West are now open for all through traffic as of 9 AM Thursday.
Haven Drive is now open to traffic as of 1:05 PM Wednesday.
Satsop-Cloquallum Road has reopened to traffic as of 8 AM Wednesday, January 8th.
Wednesday, Representatives Derek Kilmer (WA-06) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (WA-03) led the introduction of the Fishery Failures: Urgently Needed Disaster Declarations Act (Fishery FUNDD Act), which aims to improve the federal fishery disaster process and ensure more timely disaster relief for impacted communities.Continue reading Legislation to Improve Federal Fishery Disaster Process Introduced
When the 2020 legislative session kicks off Monday in Olympia, one lawmaker plans to push hard for her bill that would keep low-income students from missing their noontime meal. Dan Frizzell from the House Democratic Caucus has more.Continue reading Eliminating Copay for School Lunch Program