Mason County News
During day 2 of Election Filing on Tuesday, a fourth candidate entered the race for Mason County Commissioner District 3 when Curtis Bennett, who has “No Party Preference”, joined Continue reading Day 2 of Election Filing
The Mason County Coroner has released the name of the Shelton woman who died in a single car crash on E. Mikkelsen Road just after midnight Tuesday. The Coroner says 38-year-old Terra Kathleen Dittmer died at the scene in the 400 block after the car she was in struck a tree. Three men in the car were injured. One was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The Mason County Sheriff Deputies are continuing the investigation. An autopsy has been scheduled. No other information has been released.
A reminder: Former NBA star Chris Herren is appearing at the Skookum Creek Event Center tonight. His presentation “A Message of Hope – A Conversation with Chris Herren” starts at 7:30 PM. Herren, a basketball legend from Fall River, Massachusetts, realized his dreams by playing for the Celtics in the NBA, only to lose it all to addiction before rising again with a new dream. Continue reading “A Message of Hope – A Conversation with Chris Herren” Tonight
The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal single-car crash on Mikkelsen Road off Mason Lake Road near the Rainbow Lake area. Specific details on the crash have not been released but a woman died at the scene in the 400 block just after midnight. A man was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Two others were injured and taken to Mason General Hospital. Names of those involved have not been released as deputies continue to investigate.
The following is police activity in Mason County reported on Monday, May 14, 2012. Continue reading Police Blotter 5/15/12
Monday was the first day of election filing for this fall’s election. Continue reading Election Filing Day 1
The price of gas is on the rise. The average price of a gallon of gas in Washington is $4.20. That’s up 15 cents in the past week; nine cents higher than a month ago; 18 cents high than a year ago; and 46 cents higher than the national average. (MasonWebTV.com noticed one gas station raised its price 13 cents from Friday to Saturday.) Continue reading Gas Prices on the Rise
Law enforcement leaders in Mason County have joined the Join National Child Abuse Prevention Campaign. Mason County Sheriff’s Casey Salisbury and Squaxin Island Tribal Police Chief Mike Evans are among the 160 law enforcement leaders in Washington who signed a nation wide letter calling on congress to support proven child abuse prevention strategies. Continue reading Local Law Enforcement Join Child Abuse Prevention Campaign
The following is police activity in Mason County reported on Sunday, May 13, 2012. Continue reading Police Blotter 5/14/12
A motorcyclist from Shelton was killed Sunday afternoon in a head-on crash on Highway 108 about two miles east of McCleary. The crash occurred about 1:30 PM when the 1978 Honda GL 1000 crossed the centerline and collided head-on with an SUV. Continue reading Motorcyclist from Shelton Killed in Head-on Crash Near McCleary