Mason County News

Watch Shelton School Board Talk Re-Opening Plan

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the Shelton School Board’s January 11, 2021 special meeting to discuss the District’s Re-Opening of School Plan. The 4:30 PM study session will be held via Zoom video conferencing and MasonWebTV Powered by HCC is streaming that meeting live.

While special school board meetings are open to the public, they do not have a public comment period. However, you can join the meeting please via phone by calling 1-253-215-8782 and enter meeting ID # 864 8286 5171.

Watch Shelton Police Chief Swearing In Ceremony

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the swearing in ceremony of Shelton’s new Police Chief, Carole Beason.

Beason comes to Shelton from the San Diego Police Department where she began her career as an officer in 1995. She advanced through the ranks to Lieutenant in 2015. As Lieutenant, Beason led the Sex Crimes Unit, Child Abuse Unit, Internet Crimes against Children Task Force, and the Sex Registrant Unit. Beason also served with the SDPD’s Homeless Outreach Team for 22 months, a team comprised of officers, mental health professionals, and social workers. The Team’s goals are to build trust, provide education, and assist individuals experiencing homelessness with accessing available resources.

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Watch Mason County Commission Briefings

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the January 11, 2021 Mason County Commission briefings. Commissioners and staff are meeting via Zoom video conferencing. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC is providing a live video stream of that Zoom meeting beginning at 9 AM. There are three ways to watch live:, or Mason County’s website ( You can also watch on demand on or Mason County’s website:

Times are subject to change, depending on the amount of business presented
9:00 A.M. WSU Extension — Dan Teuteberg
9:10 A.M. Public Defense — Peter Jones
9:15 A.M. Support Services — Frank Pinter
9:45 A.M. Public Works — Loretta Swanson
Utilities &Waste Management
10:00 A.M. Community Services — Dave Windom

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Flood Watch for Skokomish

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for the Skokomish River. The Flood Watch is effective from Monday evening through Wednesday evening. Heavy rainfall over the Olympic mountains will force sharp rises on the Skokomish River with flooding likely by Monday night. Additional rainfall will keep the river above flood stage through Wednesday.

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Watch St. David Episcopal Church Service

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the Sunday service from Saint David of Wales Episcopal Church in Shelton, WA. Live video stream begins 10 to 15 minutes before the 10:30 AM January 10, 2021.

Permission to podcast/stream the music in this service obtained from One License with license #A-729717.

St. David’s is partnering with MasonWebTV Powered by HCC to bring their services to the community during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Permission to podcast/stream the music in this service obtained from One License with license #A-729717.

To support Saint David of Wales Episcopal Church in Shelton, WA, please consider a financial donation. You can donate online at the church’s website: or by clicking the button below.

You can also donate by mail:

St. David of Wales

324 W Cedar

P.O. Box 339

Shelton WA 98584

For more information call the office, (360) 426-8472, or email:

City Water & Sewer Rate Increases

The City of Shelton owns and operates its own wastewater treatment plant, water distribution system, and wastewater collection system. Periodic base rate increases are needed for repairing/replacing aging infrastructure, ensuring regulatory compliance, and ongoing operations. The increase for 2021 will be reflected in customers’ next bills.

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DOH: All Regions Remain in Phase 1

Friday, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) announced that based on Governor Jay Inslee’s Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery plan released earlier this week, that all eight (8) regions in Washington will remain in Phase 1 until at least Monday, January 18, 2021.

As outlined in the Governor’s COVID-19 phased recovery plan, regions must meet each of the following four metrics in order to move into Phase 2:

  • Decreasing trend of 10% or more in two-week rate of COVID-19 cases per 100k population;
  • Decreasing trend of 10% or more in two-week rate of new COVID-19 hospitalizations;
  • Less than 90% Intensive Care Unit (ICU) occupancy; and,
  • COVID-19 test positivity of less than 10%.
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