Mason County News

Belfair Mobility Plan Meeting Thursday

A meeting on the Belfair Mobility Plan is set for 6 PM Thursday at the HUB for Senior Services, 111 NE Old Belfair Highway.

Mason County is updating the transportation element of the Belfair Urban Growth Area Plan as recommended in the 2016 Mason County Transportation Plan. This update will revisit underlying assumptions and recommendations from previous plans, taking into consideration recent investments in SR 3 and the pending Belfair Bypass/SR3 Freight Corridor that will get underway in 2019. Continue reading Belfair Mobility Plan Meeting Thursday

Officers in Shelton Schools Through June

[VIDEO| The Shelton Police Department and the Shelton School District have agreed to add additional School Resource Officer (SRO) presence in schools through June of this year. Police Chief Darrin Moody summarized the agreement for the Shelton City Commission Tuesday night.

Two existing officers will be paid overtime to cover other schools in Shelton schools in addition to the officer currently covering Shelton High School and Oakland Bay Junior High. One of the overtime officers’ beat will be Olympic Middle School and Mt. View Elementary. The other will cover CHOICE, Evergreen and Bordeaux. The agreement covers April to June 2018 and has the School District reimbursing the cost of overtime. Continue reading Officers in Shelton Schools Through June

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City Wants to Remove Light at 1st & Cota

[VIDEO] The City of Shelton is asking the State Department of Transportation to look at removing the traffic light at First and Cota. Public Works Director, Craig Gregory, told the Shelton City Commission Tuesday night, congestion on First Street has become an issue and the traffic lights at Railroad Avenue and Cota Street appear to be contributing factors. Continue reading City Wants to Remove Light at 1st & Cota

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High School Sports Results from 4/17/18

SHS Softball & Golf Win, Soccer Ties, Baseball Loses; NM Golf Wins, Soccer & Tennis Fall

The Shelton fast pitch softball team pounded out 15 hits in a 14 to 4 win at Capital Tuesday. Maleah Walsh led the Lady Highclimbers going 4 for 5 at the plate, with a double, three RBI and scored two runs. Alyssa Jorgensen was 3 for 5, with a double and three RBI. Erica Ayala went 3 for 4, scored two runs, and batted in a run. Alexandra Walters got the win, pitching seven innings, allowing four runs on seven hits, striking out 11 and walking two. Shelton improved to 5-and-7 on the season, 2-and-4 in the South Sound Conference. The ‘Climbers travel to Timberline Thursday.

The Shelton boys’ golf team beat Central Kitsap 108 to 60. The Highclimbers’ Ethan Pentony led the way by shooting five over par 77 at Alderbrook Golf Course. Continue reading High School Sports Results from 4/17/18

Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the April 17, 2018 Mason County Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 9 AM: or Mason County’s website: You can also watch on demand on or Mason County’s website: Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s 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

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High School Sport Result from 4/16/18

Losses for SHS Softbal & NM Baseball

The Shelton fast pitch softball team lost to Central Kitsap Monday 8 to 7. The Highclimbers jumped out to a 5-0 lead after two innings. Then the Cougars slowly got back in the game scoring a run in the third (making it 6-1), fourth (making it 6-2) and fifth innings (making it 6-3). CK took the lead in the top of the sixth inning before Shelton tied it up in their half of the frame. Central Kitsap scored the winning run with two out in the top of the seventh. Continue reading High School Sport Result from 4/16/18

Allyn Man Injured in Kingston Crash

An Allyn man was one of two people injured in a two-car crash near Kingston Sunday night. According to the State Patrol, a 2000 Honda Accord was eastbound on Highway 104 about 9 PM. At the “T” intersection with State Route 307, two miles west of Kingston, the Honda failed to stop at the light and struck the passenger side of a westbound 1998 Acura Integra. A press memo indicates that drugs or alcohol were involved in the crash and the driver of the Accord could face DUI charges but the investigation continues. Continue reading Allyn Man Injured in Kingston Crash

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