Mason County News

Kilmer Facebook Live Town Hall Monday

I'm hosting a Facebook Live Town Hall right now! I'm looking forward to hearing from you and answering your questions. Click the video, write your hometown and your question, and I'll respond to as many as I can. Thanks for joining!

Posted by Derek Kilmer on Monday, February 10, 2020

A reminder: Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) is holding a Facebook Live town hall Monday, February 10, 2020 at 5:30 PM. Residents of the 6th Congressional District who would like to join should log-on to for the live feed.

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State Highway Construction 2/9 to 2/15

The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjacent areas from February 9, 2020 to February 15, 2020.

US 101 – Coffee Creek – Remove Fish Barrier
Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 346.8
Description: If the weather cooperates, the new southbound US 101 exit to Shelton Matlock Road will open mid-February. WSDOT will provide advance notification when the opening of the new exit is scheduled. The new exit is roughly 1500 feet before the existing exit. After the new ramp opens, crews will shift Shelton-Matlock Road traffic onto a temporary two-lane bypass road. This allows travelers to bypass construction around-the-clock while crews build a new stream channel under the Shelton-Matlock Road.
Work Schedule: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. each weekdayBrief traffic stops and shoulder closures on Shelton-Matlock Road approaching US 101 interchange. No traffic affects for US 101.

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 323
Description:  Northbound shoulder closure for utility work. 
Work Schedule: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12. 

Highway: SR 108 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 4.9 to 9.7
Description: One-way alternating traffic for Mason County PUD #3 power pole replacement. 
Work Schedule: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each weekday through Thursday, Feb 28.

Highway: SR 108 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 3-4
Description: Single lane closure for mowing operation. 
Work Schedule: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10 through Tuesday, Feb. 11.

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Financial Information Fair Saturday

Reminder: The Asset Building Coalition of Mason County will host the 7th annual Super Saturday Financial Information Fair at the Shelton Timberland Regional Library on Saturday, February 8th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

This event is free and open to the public. Free snacks and door prizes will be given away. Information will be available regarding college student financial aid (FAFSA), home ownership options, ideas for self-employment start-up, and more.

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Watch Shelton Girls' Basketball Host Central Kitsap

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the Shelton girls’ basketball team host Central Kitsap in the regular season finale. The South Sound Conference regular season finale between the Highclimbers and the Cougars is set to tip off in the Mini Dome at 7 PM. Dedrick Allan will start the Our Community Credit Union Pregame Show in time for senior recognition, around 6:40 PM. There are seven seniors on the Lady-‘Climbers basketball team.

Shelton is 5-and-16 on the season, 3-and-10 in the SSC. Central Kitsap has a 3-and-16 overall record, 0-and-13 in the Conference.

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