Wednesday, the House Appropriations Committee passed a bill that includes several provisions authored by Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA), a member of the committee. The Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Commerce, Justice, & Science Appropriations Bill contains measures from Kilmer that encourage innovation and advancement in ocean acidification research, boost efforts to recover endangered salmon populations in Washington state, and increase trade enforcement. Continue reading Kilmer-Backed Provisions Included in Commerce, Justice & Science Appropriations Bill
The Shelton School District is holding a joint Staff/Community Open Forum on Thursday, June 2nd at 6:00 p.m. in the Olympic Middle School Commons. The topic for the open forum is grade configuration. Continue reading Staff/Community Open Forum – Grade Reconfiguration
Drivers can use the Washington State Department of Transportation’s traffic volume charts to help time their travel on key routes throughout the weekend. Drivers also can: Continue reading Plan Ahead for Memorial Day Travel
Two Shelton golfers have advanced to the second day day of the Class 3A State Golf Championships at Indian Canyon Golf Course in Spokane. The Highclimbers’ Jaymie Pentony is in four-way tie for 18th after shooting an 87 on the first day of the girls’ tournament. Tim Nail shot an 80 and just made the cut for the cut for the second day in the boys’ tournament. Nail is tied for 35th with eight other golfers.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are topping Washington State’s Presidential Primary and voters in Mason County are following that trend. Continue reading Clinton & Trump Topping Washington Presidential Primary
A coalition of nearly 50 tech and special interest organizations including Amazon Web Services, the Consumer Technology Association, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation are calling on members of Congress to take “quick action” on the OPEN Government Data Act, a bicameral piece of legislation jointly introduced by Reps. Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.) and Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) in the House and Sens. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) in the Senate. Continue reading Tech Coalition Urges Congress to Act to Open Government Data
Watch the May 10, 2016 Mason County Commission meeting. There are four ways to watch live at 6 PM: Hood Canal Communication’s local channel (46), hcc.net/news, MasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website: co.mason.wa.us. You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/news, MasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website: co.mason.wa.us. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s local channel are Thursday at 6 PM, Saturday at 2 PM and Sunday at 9 AM.
Here is the meeting’s agenda: Continue reading Watch Mason County Commission
Watch the May 24, 2016 Mason County Board of Health meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 3:30 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.
Here is the meetings agenda: Continue reading Watch Mason County Board of Health
Ballots for the Presidential Primary need to be returned to the Mason County Auditor’s Office by 8 PM today (Tuesday, May 24, 2016). Although you can mail in your ballot, at this point, it is best to utilized one of the ballot drop boxes to be sure your vote is counted. Continue reading Presidential Primary Ballots Due
The State Patrol has released the name of a 20-year-old Shelton woman who died during a May 1st crash near McCleary. Maria Mendozapablo died at the scene of the crash and was a passenger in a 2011 KIA Soul.
The name of another passenger in the KIA orginally not identified was also released: Ana Pablomatias, 36 of Shelton. Continue reading Shelton Woman Who Died in May 1st Crash Identified