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High School Sports Results from 4/12/18

SHS Track Splits with Timberline; NM Golf Splits with NK

The Shelton boys’ track team beat Timberline 77 to 67 while the Lady Highclimbers fell to the Blazers 87 to 48.
Shelton’s top placers:
Troy Goodwin won the boys’ 100 meters and the 200 meters.
Aiden Gregg took the girls’ 800 meters.
Freshman Tori Bartholomew was 1st in the girls’ 1600 meters.
Freshman Victoria Silverman placed 1st in the girls’ 100-meter hurdles and the 300-meter hurdles.
William Johnson won the boys’ 800 meters.
Brock Knowles took the boys’ 1600 meters.
AJ Boother topped the boys’ 3200 meters.
Noah Manu was 1st in the boys’ 110-meter hurdles.
Domoniq Montte won the boys’ 300-meter hurdles.
The relay team of Brock Knowles, Ethan Bursch, William Johnson and Sirius James took the boys’ 4 x 400.
Cody Hall won the boys’ javelin.
Austyne Cralle topped the girls’ pole vault.
The ‘Climber boys participate in the 13-team Wolf Pack Invite today.

The North Mason boys’ golf team beat North Kitsap Thursday 237 to 172 while the Lady Bulldogs lost to the Vikings 257 to 251. Continue reading High School Sports Results from 4/12/18

Comment Period on Webb Hill Lagoon Extended

The SEPA Comment period for Bio Recycling Corporation’s land modification (grading) permit to construct a 18-million-gallon storage lagoon at their North Ranch facility on Webb Hill has been extended to April 22, 2018. This is the second extension of the comment period and was granted without objection by Bio Recycling. Comments can be emailed: or mailed: 615 W. Alder St.; Shelton, WA 98584. Continue reading Comment Period on Webb Hill Lagoon Extended

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Shelton Softball Shut Out by Yelm

The Shelton fast pitch softball team managed only one hit against South Sound Conference foe Yelm Wednesday and the Highclimbers lost to the Tornados 16 to 0. Yelm took advantage of eight Shelton errors and had big innings, scoring six runs in the first inning and seven runs in the fourth.
Erica Ayala got the ‘Climbers’ only hit in the fifth inning as the Tornados’ Taylyn Culter struck out 15 and walked only four.
Shelton drops to 4-and-6 on the season, 1-and-4 in the SSC. They travel to Timberline Friday.

High School Sports Schedule for Thursday, April 12, 2018 (weather permitting): Continue reading Shelton Softball Shut Out by Yelm

Second Forum on Shelton Marina Saturday

The Port of Shelton is holding the second of three community forums on the future of Oakland Bay Marina Saturday morning. The Port Commission will gather public input beginning at 10 AM in the Commission Chambers of the Port of Shelton Office at 21 W. Sanderson Way.

During the first forum, held April 3rd, Port staff presented three possible options: completing planned repairs to the south dock; creating a public/private partnership; or selling marina. However, the Port wants to hear your ideas and thoughts as no decisions have been made on the future of Oakland Bay Marina.  Continue reading Second Forum on Shelton Marina Saturday

Weather Postpones Timberline at Shelton Baseball, Other Games

Weather has postponed today’s Timberline at Shelton baseball game. The South Sound Conference game has been rescheduled for 4 PM Friday (weather permitting). MasonWebTV Powered by HCC will broadcast Friday’s game.Weather permitting of course.

The Highclimbers are 10-and-3 on the season, 4-and-3 in the SSC. The Blazers have a 7-and-5 overall record, 3-and-4 in the conference.

Other games postponed by weather Wednesday: North Mason at Kingston baseball and softball. 

The Shelton vs. Yelm fast pitch softball game, at last report, is being played at MCRA. First pitch still 4 PM.

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Fire Districts 9 & 16 Propose West Mason Fire and Rescue

In an effort to provide better service to residents, Mason County Fire Districts 9 and 16 are proposing to merge and form West Mason Fire and Rescue. The Commissioners from both districts held a joint meeting Tuesday night at Fire District 9’s Station 9-2.

Fire District 9’s service area is north of Highway 102 (Dayton Airport Road) to just south of Potlatch and includes Webb Hill, the Skokomish Valley, Eells Hill and the Skokomish Reservation. Fire District 16 is west of Shelton to just east of Lake Nahwatzel and includes Dayton, Hanks Lake, Panhandle Lake, Shelton Valley and the Washington Corrections Center. And the Districts share a border: southern border for District 9; northern border for District 16.  Continue reading Fire Districts 9 & 16 Propose West Mason Fire and Rescue

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PUD 3 Approves Moratorium on Bitcoin Mining Operations

Bitcoin miners are intent on staking their claim to Mason PUD 3’s affordable electricity rates and high-speed fiber optic network.

To provide time to evaluate the effect of these energy intensive operations on the local power system and rates, PUD commissioners Tuesday (April 10) approved a moratorium on accepting applications for service to “cryptocurrency” operations. The moratorium covers computer or data processing loads related to virtual or cryptocurrency mining, bitcoin, Blockchain, or similar purposes. It does not apply to existing approved applications. Continue reading PUD 3 Approves Moratorium on Bitcoin Mining Operations

Shelton Woman Injured After Chase in Lacey

A 28-year-old Shelton woman was injured after a chase in Lacey Tuesday night ended in a crash. The State Patrol says troopers attempted to stop a 1989 Yamaha FZR-600 motorcycle for expired registration as it exited from Southbound Interstate 5 to Marvin Road in Lacey about 11:45 PM. The motorcycle, with two people on it, fled, running a stop light as it turned onto Marvin Road. Troopers pursued with Thurston County deputies but terminated the chase as they approached Mullen Road. The motorcycle then collided with a barrier in the 6200 block of Mullen Road Southeast. Continue reading Shelton Woman Injured After Chase in Lacey

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