One 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
There are two vacancies on the Mason County Planning Advisory Commission making it difficult for the seven-member PAC to have a quorum which was the case Monday night as Barbara Adkins, Director of Mason County’s Department of Community Development, explains:
The County is looking to fill those positions. Continue reading
Property owners are receiving or have received their 2014 tax assessment notices and Mason County Assessor Melody Peterson wants to make sure people agree with that assessment.
The extension for the Assessor’s Office is 491. Continue reading
The results from the August 5, 2014 Primary Election are now official and what is most notable is that there will be two candidates for Mason County Assessor. Continue reading
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
Mason County Sheriff Casey Salisbury sworn in a new jail officer Monday. The Sheriff gave the oath of office to Hector Diaz. Officer Diaz lives in Olympia, is a former United States Marine and brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience. He fills a much needed position within the shorthanded Jail staff ranks.
Firefighters extinguished a small brush fire on John’s Prairie Sunday afternoon. According to Central Mason Fire & EMS, firefighters responded to the 300 block of Johns Prairie Road about 4:30 PM. The fire was located adjacent to an apartment complex and some units were evacuated as a precaution. Crews had the blaze contained and extinguished by 5 PM.
A 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
Don Atkinson sat down with new North Mason School District Superintendent Dana Rosenbach and asked MasonWebTV.com’s camera to tag along.
The 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