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Mason County News

MasonWebTV Talks with 35th District Representative 2 Candidates

[VIDEO] MasonWebTV Powered by HCC sat down with the candidates running for 35th District State Representative Position 1: Drew MacEwen and David Daggett.

Some of the topics discussed during these interviews included school funding, property taxes, teacher salaries, school safety and the environment. Continue reading MasonWebTV Talks with 35th District Representative 2 Candidates

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Watch Community Candle Light Vigil

MasonWebTV Powered by HCC broadcast the Community Candle Light Vigil in the name of Donna Sullivan. The event was held last Saturday at Sand Hill Ball Field #6 .

Throughout the event, there were various speakers and several people shared their story on how they have been impacted by domestic violence/abuse.There were also several manned tables with resources for victims and their loved ones as well as general information. Among those to attend were Turning Pointe, the Department of Correction and a member of the DOC’s Domestic Violence task force, North Mason Resources and  Author Amy Stokley Johnson. Continue reading Watch Community Candle Light Vigil

Construction Schedule for Shelton Projects 7/2 to 7/6

Crews continue working on several infrastructure improvement projects in the downtown area of Shelton that are impacting travel around the city. There are several temporary traffic revisions and lane closures currently in effect. Traffic revisions mentioned in this update are subject to change without notice, and may not include all potential revisions and/or lane closures that could be implemented. However, here is the schedule for July 2nd to July 6th:

Downtown Connector Project:

  • Olympic Highway North will be open. The roadway will continue to be reduced down to two lanes, one in each direction.
  • Intermittent closures on Alder St. between 1st St. and 7th St.

Basin 3 Sewer Rehabilitation Project:

MasonWebTV Talks with 35th District Representative 1 Candidates

[VIDEO] MasonWebTV Powered by HCC sat down with the candidates running for 35th District State Representative Position 1: Dan Griffey and James Thomas.

Some of the topics discussed during these interviews included school funding, property taxes, teacher salaries, school safety and the environment. Continue reading MasonWebTV Talks with 35th District Representative 1 Candidates

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State Highway Road Construction 7/1 to 7/7

The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjoining areas from July 1, 2018 to July 7, 2018.

CONSTRUCTION

SR 102, WA ST Corrections Center St to US 101 – Chip Seal
Highway: Dayton Airport Road (SR 102) Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 0.01 to 2.9
Description: This work will occur between US 101 and the Washington Corrections Center.  Continue reading State Highway Road Construction 7/1 to 7/7

MasonWebTV Talks with 35th District Senate Candidates

[VIDEO] MasonWebTV Powered by HCC sat down with three of the five candidates running for 35th Legislative District State Senator: Tim Sheldon, Irene Bowling and Marco Brown. The other two candidates declined to participate.

Topics discussed during these interviews included school funding, property taxes, teacher salaries and school safety. Continue reading MasonWebTV Talks with 35th District Senate Candidates

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MasonWebTV Talks with District Judge Candidates

[VIDEO] MasonWebTV Powered by HCC sat down with all five candidates running for Mason County District Court Judge. The candidates are (in the order they will appear on the ballot): Eric Valley, George A. Steele, Eugene C. Austin, John R. Bonin and Stephen D. Greer.

During these interviews, each candidate was given the opportunity to talk about their background, explain why they are running, and what differentiates them from the other candidates among other topics. The videos are also in the order the candidates will appear on the ballot. Continue reading MasonWebTV Talks with District Judge Candidates

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County Getting PILT Funds

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced this week that over 1,900 local governments around the country will receive $552.8 million in Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) funding for 2018. This is the largest amount ever allocated in the program’s 40-year history. PILT Program Compensates Communities for Supporting Nation’s Public Lands, Waters; Invests in Firefighters, Police, School and Road Construction. Mason County will receive $431,219. There are 128,164 acres of Forest Serve land and 37,757 acres of National Park Service Land in the County. Continue reading County Getting PILT Funds

Search Continues for Missing Shelton Man

Authorities continue looking for Dale Ackley, a 44-year-old Shelton man who was reported missing Tuesday. Crews have been searching an area south of Shelton where police found Ackley’s abandoned SUV. Search and rescue crews have temporarily suspended that search but will continue their efforts this weekend with the assistance of the Mason County Search and Rescue Team (SAR).

On Tuesday, June 26th, Shelton Police received a missing person report from Mr. Ackley’s girlfriend. She explained that the two of them had gotten into an argument on Monday, June 25th, and that Mr. Ackley then left driving his 2001 Ford Escape. When he did not return that night, she contacted Shelton PD for assistance. Continue reading Search Continues for Missing Shelton Man

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