Missing Sex Offender

bates wanted 052915A sex offender who recently registered as Transient/Homeless in the Tahuya area has absconded from his registration requirements. According the a bulletin, 29-year-old Abraham Eugene Bates has once again failed to check in with the Mason County Sheriff’s Office on a weekly basis as required and is now wanted by law enforcement. There is a signed probable cause affidavit of arrest for Bates on the PC Board of the main office of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office. Continue reading Missing Sex Offender

Shelton Creek Trail Grand Opening

Shelton Parks and Recreation and CHOICE High School CTE program are proud to announce the grand opening of the Shelton Creek Trail.  After nearly eight months of trail construction the .7 mile path through city open space will be officially open to the public.  The community is invited to a ribbon cutting on Thursday, June 4 at 10:00 am at the southern trail head at 7th and Laurel Streets, behind William G. Reed library.    Continue reading Shelton Creek Trail Grand Opening

Call for Artists – Shelton Civic Center Rotating Art Gallery

Professional or amateur artists working in two and three dimensional media are invited to apply for gallery exhibitions at the Shelton Civic Center Rotating Art Gallery.  The gallery, sponsored by the Shelton Arts Commission, is very visible to the general public and all visitors that enter the Civic Center on a daily basis.    Continue reading Call for Artists – Shelton Civic Center Rotating Art Gallery

Mason County Shellfish Beaches in Hood Canal Closed Due to Marine Biotoxins

Shellfish samples from Hood Canal have been found to contain elevated levels of marine biotoxins that cause Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP). As a result, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) has closed the beaches from the Jefferson/Mason County line to just past Sisters Point to shellfish harvest. Shellfish harvested commercially are tested for toxin prior to distribution and should be safe to eat. Danger signs are being posted at high-use beaches, warning people not to consume shellfish from this area. The closure includes clams, oysters, mussels, scallops and other species of molluscan shellfish. Continue reading Mason County Shellfish Beaches in Hood Canal Closed Due to Marine Biotoxins

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