A magnitude 4.2 earthquake occurred Wednesday night near Dewatto. The USGS says the quake occurred just before 9 PM at a depth of 1.6 miles. The epicenter was 2.6 miles east-northeast of Dewatto; west of Larson Lake.
Tacoma Power is releasing between 500-1000 cfs (cubic feet per second) into the North Fork Skokomish River. The release started at 1 PM today (Wednesday, Febrary 22nd). Officials say the flow will return to 240 cfs by Sunday morning.
The Mason County Commission filled one spot on the Mason County Planning Advisory Commission (PAC) but there are still openings.
Tuesday, the Commissioners unanimously appointed Aaron Cleveland to the PAC representing Commissioner District 3. His term ends March 31, 2021. Cleveland was one of five residents from District 3 to apply for the position on the seven member board.
Watch the Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Shelton City Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 2 PM: Hood Canal Communication’s local channel (46), hcc.net/news, or MasonWebTV.com. You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/news or MasonWebTV.com. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s local channel are Wednesday at 11 AM, Thursday at 3 PM, and Saturday at 9 AM.