Mason County News
The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County from Friday, January 12, 2018 through Sunday, January 14, 2018. 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.
Sunday, January 14, 2018 Continue reading Police Blotter 1/15/18
The Shelton City Commission is holding four meetings Tuesday. The first meeting, at 9 AM, is an executive session. This closed session is to review the performance of a public employee. No action will follow this 45-minute meeting at the Shelton Civic Center. From 10 AM to 2 PM, the City Commissioners will attend General Training at the Mason County Transit – Community Center, 601 W Franklin Street. At 6:45 PM, the City Commission will meet as the Shelton Metropolitan Park District Board. And at 7 PM, the Commissioners will hold their business meeting. Those meetings will be held in the court room at the Civic Center.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018, the Shelton Mason County Chamber of Commerce, Hood Canal Communications and MasonWebTV Powered by HCC are holding a candidates’ forum for the 15 people running for the four Shelton City Council seats. The forum is being held at Olympic Middle School from 6 to 8 PM. The first hour will feature the candidates running for Council Member No. 4 and No. 5. The second hour will focus on positions 6 and 7. Everyone is welcome attend the forum. If you are unable to attend, MasonWebTV Powered by HCC will broadcast the forum live.
Reminder: the Chamber is holding a meet the candidates night on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the Shelton Civic Center starts at 5:30 PM. Everyone is welcome to stop by and meet the candidates one on one, ask your questions, and learn about your potential future leaders. The meet the candidates event will wrap up in time for the Shelton City Commission meeting at 7 PM.
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The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjoining areas from January 14, 2018 to January 20, 2018. Continue reading State Highway Road Construction 1/14 to 1/20
The Shelton girls’ basketball team moved into a three-way tied for second place in the South Sound Conference with a 55 to 39 win over Capital Friday. The Lady Highclimbers are now 11-and-3 on the season, 6-and-2 in the SSC tied with Timberline and Peninsula for that number two spot in the conference. Shelton hosts North Thurston Wednesday.
The Shelton boys’ basketball team couldn’t catch Capital Friday falling to the Cougars 63 to 38. The game was broadcast by MasonWebTV Powered by HCC.
Capital led from the start, turning a seven-point first quarter lead into a 25-point victory. Continue reading Basketball: Shelton Girls Win, Boys Lose; NM Sweeps; MMK Boys Win
Watch the Shelton boys’ basketball team host the Capital Cougars in South Sound Conference action. Tip off in the Mini Dome is set for 7 PM. Dedrick Allan will start the Maple Glen ~ Senior Living Pregame Show at 6:50 PM.
The Highclimbers are 6-and-8 on the season, 2-and-5 in the SSC. The Cougars are 11-and-2, 5-and-2 in the Conference, currently third in the standings. Continue reading Watch Shelton Boys’ Host Capital
The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County from Saturday, January 6, 2018 through Thursday, January 11, 2018. 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.
Thursday, January 11, 2018 Continue reading Police Blotter 1/12/18
Professional and amateur artists working in two or three dimensional media are invited to apply for gallery exhibitions at the Shelton Civic Center Rotating Art Gallery. The gallery, which is sponsored by the Shelton Arts Commission, is located in the main room of the Civic Center, and is open to all members of the public. Continue reading Call for Artists – Civic Center Rotating Art Galley
Washington state lawmakers gave a big thumbs-up to religious freedom and privacy in Olympia during Thursday’s floor action. Dan Frizzell from the Washington State House Democratic Caucus has the story.
The Washington State Patrol recently utilized Mason PUD 3’s Johns Prairie Operations Center to train its bomb-sniffing dogs. PUD 3 staff shot this video of K-9s searching for the explosives in a warehouse full of transformers.