No one was injured in a two-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 101 Saturday morning during which a boat came off its trailer. According to the State Patrol, a 2014 KIA Sorento was stopped on southbound 101 to turn onto west Hamma Hamma Road about 9:15 AM. A 1998 Dodge pickup towing a 22-foot boat struck the SUV from behind. The boat dislodged from the trailer and came to rest against a power pole. The pick up and its still attached trailer came to rest in the ditch. The Sorento was able to pull to the shoulder. Continue reading Speed Causes Boat to Come Off Trailer in 101 Crash
The topic of the next North Mason Community Voice meeting will be the ballot measure to form a Mason County Metropolitan Parks District. On Monday (July 25th), Monte Ritter and Neal Winders of the Mason County Friends of the Parks will give a presentation on how Mason County residents will benefit by voting to create a county-wide (excluding the City of Shelton) MPD. Continue reading County Park District Ballot Measure Topic of Next Voice Meeting
The City of Shelton and the Public Works Department is proud to announce the celebration of the completion of the Lake Boulevard/Pioneer Way Road Rehabilitation Project.
Everyone is invited to join the City Commission and staff for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Monday, August 1, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at the intersection of Lake Blvd, University Ave, and Pioneer Way.
State of the Oyster Study volunteers invite you to join them to look at bacterial contamination on privately owned beaches in Hood Canal and throughout Puget Sound. The third of the four dates of the study is Sunday when the low tide is 0.5 at 2:53 PM. The last day to participate is Sunday, August 28th when the low tide will be -0.4 at 8:36 AM. Continue reading State of Your Oyster Continues Sunday
A 52 year-old Bremerton woman has died after shooting herself during a traffic stop by a Mason County Sheriff’s deputy. On July 21, 2016 at 3:30 PM a deputy pulled a car over on Trails End Road. The deputy reported that as he approached the vehicle he heard a shot. A wounded, unconscious female was found in the driver’s seat with a firearm close by.
The Olympia Master Builders have announced their endorsements for the 2016 election and locally OMB is throwing their support to Randy Neatherlin for Mason County Commissioner District 1, Kevin Shutty for Mason County Commissioner District 2, Dan Griffey for 35th District State Representative Position 1, and Drew MacEwen for 35th District State Representative Position 2. Here is the builders’ news release:
The Affordable Housing Council (TAHC) of Olympia Master Builders (OMB) is pleased to announce the endorsement of 15 candidates within its five-county service area. Continue reading Olympia Master Builders Endorse Neatherlin, Shutty, Griffey & MacEwen
The latest business meeting of the North Mason School Board is now available.
During this meeting, the School Board held a public hearing on the District’s 2016-2017 Preliminary Budget. Another public hearing and adoption of the final budget will be held at the School Board’s next meeting on August 18th.
The North Mason School Board held a study session Thursday to discuss the possibilities for the Theler Center and Wetlands. During the meeting, Superintendent Dana Rosenbach summarized the possibilities for the Theler Community Center and the wetlands and trails.
Rosenbach is suggesting the District convert the community center into the Mary E. Theler Early Learning Center which would provide preschool learning opportunities. Continue reading Possible Future for Theler: Early Learning Center