Mason County News

Health Insurance Open Enrollment Underway

11 insurers approved to sell 74 health plans; Deadline to enroll is Jan. 15

Open enrollment for people buying their own health insurance started Nov. 1 and ends Jan. 15, 2018. Consumers looking for a health plan for themselves or their families should first visit Washington’s Exchange,

The Exchange offers financial help with premiums and lower co-pays and deductibles to people who financially qualify. It’s also where people can see if they are eligible for free coverage through Apple Health, Washington state’s Medicaid program.

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Police Blotter 11/1/17

The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County from Friday, October 27, 2017 through Tuesday, October 31, 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.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Continue reading Police Blotter 11/1/17

State & District Bound Highclimbers

Several Shelton High School athletes are playing in the post season including State bound cross country runners and tennis players, and District bound swimmers.

Five Highclimbers are heading to the Class 3A State Cross Country Meet this weekend at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco. Those from Shelton are freshman Aiden Gregg, sophomores Brock Knowles and Ethan Bursch, and juniors Will Johnson and John Gerchak. This will be Will Johnson’s third straight trip to the state.

The Shelton boys’ tennis doubles team of Jamin and Jonah Perry will be first alternate to state in the spring after placing seventh in the West Central District Tournament. Continue reading State & District Bound Highclimbers

PUD 3 Presented with Communications Awards

Mason PUD 3 won five “Excellence in Communications Contest” awards from the Northwest Public Power Association (NWPPA) in a recently completed competition.

Among utilities its size, PUD 3 won first place in the Annual Report and Internal Communications categories. The PUD picked up third place awards for Advertising Campaign, Website, and Social Media. The awards were announced September 28. Continue reading PUD 3 Presented with Communications Awards

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