Chain Reaction Crash in Belfair

WSPlogo150One person was injured in a three-vehicle, chain reaction crash on Highway 300 in Belfair Thursday morning. According to the State Patrol, a 1999 Ford Expedition, a 2009 Toyota Camry and a 1992 Honda Civic were eastbound on SR-300 (North Shore Road) about just before 10 AM. Near Mission Creek Road, the Honda and Toyota stopped for roadwork. The Expedition was unable to stop in time and struck the Toyota.  The Camry then struck the Honda which was pushed off the Highway onto the eastbound shoulder. Both directions of Highway 300 were blocked for 90 minutes. Continue reading

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Sex Offender Addresses Verified During “Knock & Talk”

Last week, a multi-agency operation was conducted to verify the addresses of sex offenders in Mason County. During the week of August 11-15, 2014, the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, the U.S. Marshal’s Service, Squaxin Island Department of Public Safety, Skokomish Department of Public Safety, the Washington State Department of Corrections Shelton Field Office, and the Western Washington U.S. Marshal Fugitive Apprehension Task Force conducted operation “Knock & Talk”. Continue reading

Skydiver Dies at Sanderson Field

sanderson field aerail shotA skydiver died Sunday afternoon after his shoot malfunction over Sanderson Field in Shelton. Mason County Fire District 11 and Mason County Medic One responded to the airport just before 1 PM after the parachutist made a hard landing. Bystanders immediately started CPR but were unable to revive Ryan Erickson, 35 of Puyallup, and he was pronounced dead at the scene. The incident is under investigation by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office and the Mason County Corner. Continue reading

NMSD Hears From Public on Theler

theler comThe North Mason School District held a community forum Thursday night to hear from the public on the future of the Theler Community Center and Wetlands. District officials broke the 85 or so people into five groups (with a School Board Member at each table) to hear concerns and ideas, and to help answer two questions: Continue reading

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