History in Your Backyard

Treaty disputes, internment camps, immigration, habitat destruction rDe Danaan, Llynight here in Oyster Bay

Since the mid-18th century, a surprising number of global events have touched the small, protected Oyster Bay area. Anthropologist and author, LLyn De Danaan will share stories and experiences of the people who have occupied this region at the North Mason Timberland Library, Tuesday, July 14 from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Continue reading History in Your Backyard

“SpongeBob SquarePants” Coming to Shelton

Nickelodeon, the number one entertainment brand for kids and Hood Canal Communications invite Mason County-area kids to meet SpongeBob, star of Nickelodeon’s hit animated series SpongeBob SquarePants, on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at the Community & Business Expo inside the SHS Mini-dome. spongebob Nickelodeon HCCThe Nickelodeon costumed character will be roaming about the Hood Canal Communications booth in twenty-minute intervals from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. SpongeBob will also be available to pose with kids and families to take photos. Continue reading “SpongeBob SquarePants” Coming to Shelton

UPDATE: Full Burn Ban

Mason County officials have revised the burn ban issued last month and now includes all types of fires:


EFFECTIVE July 2, 2015

The Mason County Fire Marshal’s Office in partnership with the Mason County  Fire Chiefs’ Association, has determined that current weather conditions within Mason County have created substantial fire dangers and that there is a need to enact restriction on outdoor burning to all lands regulated by Mason County.   This burn ban applies to all outdoor burning, including land clearing, yard debris and recreational firesContinue reading UPDATE: Full Burn Ban

Stabbing in Shelton

Police arrested a 45-year-old Shelton man after a stabbing in downtown Shelton Wednesday. The following is a news release from the Shelton Police Department:

shelton_patch2On July 1, 2015 just after midnight, Shelton Police Officers responded to a stabbing that was reported to have occurred in the 300 block of South 1st Street. Officers were initially unable to locate a victim of this reported crime, but a short time later the dispatch center received a phone call indicating that the victim was awaiting Officer contact at Olympic Hwy South and Arcadia.  Continue reading Stabbing in Shelton

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