Mason County News
Tickets are now on sale for Fantasy Forest 2017 – a benefit for Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics – MGH Foundation’s holiday fundraising event. This year’s lead sponsors are Title Sponsor Little Creek Casino Resort and Gala & Live Auction Sponsor Heritage Bank.
The 2017 Fantasy Forest season will begin Friday, November 3 and run through Saturday, November 18; ending a week of celebration with the Gala & Live Auction. Kick-off is with the Father-Daughter Dance to be held in a magical atmosphere created at the Shelton Civic Center on November 3. Brought back by popular demand is the ever popular, Barrels &Brews, which is featured as this year’s Toast to All Our Community Supporters. It is an evening of fun and festivity with wine and beer tasting at Alderbrook Resort & Spa on Friday, November 17. The Business Luncheon is also set for Friday, November 17 at Alderbrook. Continue reading Tickets on Sale Now for Fantasy Forest 2017
Equifax, one of the three major nationwide credit reporting agencies, recently announced a serious data breach that could impact millions of Washington consumers.
“This is a very serious data breach affecting millions of Washingtonians,” Attorney General Bob Ferguson said. “My team and I will do everything we can to protect consumers.”
Following this announcement, the Attorney General’s Office suggests that consumers take the following actions: Continue reading Attorney General’s Advice on Coping with Equifax Data Breach
Results from SHS Cross Country & NM Tennis
The Shelton cross country teams had two runners finish second on the two-mile course at Lake Isabella Wednesday. Highclimber freshman Aiden Gregg was ten seconds behind the top finisher on the girls’ side with a time of 13 minutes, 32.73 seconds. Meanwhile, William Johnson finished 23 and a half seconds behind the boys’ first place runner with a time of 10 minutes, 40.54 seconds. In team scoring, the Shelton boys finished second while the Lady Highclimbers were fifth. The Shelton cross country teams run in the Wenatchee Invitational on September 23rd.
The North Mason boys’ tennis team lost to Olympic 7 to 0. The Bulldogs had their match with Chimacum rescheduled to Tuesday, so the boys from Belfair next face Bremerton on the road on Monday. Continue reading High School Sports Result from 9/13/17
Habitat for Humanity of Mason County is hosting an Upcycled! Block Party. This family-friendly event is on September 23, 10 am – 3 pm, in the parking lot of our Belfair Habitat Store, 22653 State Rt 3. The party theme is upcycling. There will be live music, raffles, activities for kids, food, and tons of information on how to upcycle. Continue reading UPCYCLED! Habitat Block Party in Belfair
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly from 4.5 to 4.6 percent in August, primarily due to a jump in the state’s labor force, according to the state Employment Security Department. Continue reading Unemployment Rate Moves Up Marginally in August
Habitat for Humanity of Mason County is building House #27 in the city of Shelton. The Groundbreaking Ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday, September 19th, 11 AM at 325 Grandview Ave. The public is encouraged to attend. Continue reading Habitat’s Next House Groundbreaking Ceremony in Shelton
The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County from Sunday, September 10, 2017, Monday, September 11, 2017 and Tuesday, September 12, 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.
Results from volleyball, soccer & tennis
The Shelton girls’ soccer team was shut out by Capital five-nil (5 to 0). The Highclimbers travel to Peninsula Thursday.
The Shelton boys’ tennis team lost at Gig Harbor 4 to 1. The Highclimbers host Yelm Thursday.
The North Mason girls’ soccer team lost at Bremerton 2 to 1. The Bulldogs host Olympic Thursday. Continue reading High School Sports Results from 9/12/17
A 42-year-old Shelton man is in custody after reporting a bogus homicide. According to a news release, the Shelton Police Officers, along with Deputies from the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, converged on a home in the 200 block of Arcadia Avenue Tuesday morning after MACECOM received a 911 call regarding a fatal shooting. The caller reported that a man had been shot and killed by his roommate. Continue reading False Report of Homicide Leads to Arrest
Two Mason PUD 3 linemen are in Florida this week, taking part in a massive effort to restore electricity to millions of homes and businesses pummeled by Hurricane Irma.
PUD 3 linemen Austin Case and Aaron Evans are part of the mobilization of tens of thousands of workers to tackle massive power outages caused when Hurricane Irma landed as a Category 4 storm early Sunday. Continue reading PUD 3 Linemen Helping with Hurricane Irma Recovery