Mason County News
UPDATE: Power restored at 7:29 PM Sunday to Mason PUD 3 customers affected by an outage that cut power to the Pioneer Substation north of Shelton. Linemen found damaged equipment on a high power transmission pole on Hwy 3 near Anthony Road. The pole supports 115,000 volt power lines that feed the substation. 6,231 customers were affected by the outage, which began at 4:00 PM and reported by the PUD’s Grid Monitoring system. The original time for restoration was 9:00 PM. Continue reading Update: Power Restored to Over 6,000 Mason PUD 3 Customers
Austin Fries once again provided the bulk of MMK’s offense scoring six touchdowns: on runs of 83 yards, 65 yards, 47 yards, 43 yards and 35 yards as well as taking a Zach Thompson pass 85 yards to the end zone. On the second play from scrimmage, Thompson turned a broken play into points scrambling for 89 yards and the Owls’ first TD. Continue reading MMK Football Picks Up First Win
Night owl drivers using State Route 3 in Mason County may want to consider rescheduling or delaying trips overnight on Sept. 22th. A slow moving oversized load will travel southbound on SR 3 from milepost 8.5 to milepost 7.5, which is approximately between Agate Road and Mason Lake Road.
During the journey, the oversized load will occupy both lanes and travel at just 5 mph.
If possible, drivers are encouraged to consider delaying or rescheduling trips to help avoid delays. If you must go, allow plenty of extra time or use alternate routes.
Work Schedule: 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, to 5 a.m. Friday, Sept. 29 Continue reading Road Construction on State Highways 9/17/17 to 9/23/17
Congressman Denny Heck (WA-10) with Representatives Perlmutter (CO-07), Lee (CA-13), and Titus (NV-01) submitted two amendments to the financial services division to be included in the House appropriations bill. Both of these amendments focus on banking services for legal marijuana-related businesses and would be a temporary fix until the current legislation, the SAFE Banking Act, is passed into law. Continue reading Heck Introduces Marijuana Banking Amendments
A three-person Infrastructure Assessment Planning and Response Team is deployed to Florida to assist the state with damage assessments of water and waste water treatment facilities. They are also evaluating critical public infrastructure to determine if emergency repairs are necessary. Continue reading Seattle District Army Corps Assists Hurricane Recovery
The Shelton football team was unable to stop Yelm Friday as the Highclimbers lost to the Tornados 56 to 14 on MasonWebTV Powered by HCC.
Yelm jumped on Shelton early, scoring two first quarter touchdowns before the ‘Climbers’ Troy Goodwin got Shelton on the board with a three-yard TD run. Continue reading Shelton Can’t Stop Yelm; NM Beats Kingston
The Shelton Mason County Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament was held Friday at Alderbrook Golf & Yacht Club in Union. Executive Director Heidi McCutcheon told MasonWebTV Powered by HCC, this year was the first time the tournament had a full field of teams and the tournament is one of the Chamber’s largest fundraisers.
This was the Chamber’s seventh year holding the golf tourney.
The unemployment rate is down and minimum wage is up (for some), but too many Washingtonians still need jobs, homes, food and education. The Washington Service Corps AmeriCorps program offers a way to help and has four positions available in Mason County. Continue reading AmeriCorps Needs 100 Service Seekers
The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County from Wednesday, September 13, 2017 and Thursday, September 14, 2017. Specific details have not been released unless otherwise noted. Any one with information is encouraged to contact the appropriate law enforcement or emergency services agency.
300 Block W HAVEN DR
Sep 14, 2017
around 11 PM
E MCEWAN PRAIRIE RD
Continue reading Police Blotter 9/15/17
Result from swimming, soccer & volleyball
The Shelton girls’ swim team beat Mt. Tahoma Thursday 91 to 49. The Highclimbers’ Emma Gordham took the 200 free and the 500 free; Hannah Oliver won the 100 butterfly and the 100 breaststroke; Kaitlyn Walters topped the 100 backstroke; and relay team of Walters, Carolynn Clarey, Oliver and Victoria Gonella won the 200 medley and the 400 free relays. Shelton hosts Peninsula next Thursday.
The Shelton girls’ soccer team was shut out at Peninsula Thursday eight-nil (8-0). The Lady Highclimbers drop to 0-and-3 on the season. They were to play Black Hills Saturday but that game was canceled. Shelton next hosts Central Kitsap on Tuesday. Continue reading High School Sports Results from 9/14/17