Two officers from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) talked at Mason County Sheriff Casey Salisbury’s Law Enforcement Breakfast Friday. Continue reading WDFW Officers Talk at Sheriff’s Breakfast
A 22-year-old Belfair man was booked into the Mason County Jail for Assault 3rd Degree and Criminal Impersonation after he attempted to forcibly take a Sheriff’s Sergeant’s duty pistol. Continue reading Suspect Captured after Assaulting Sheriff’s Sergeant
A phone scam involving a call about missing jury duty has re-appeared. In August, the U.S. Marshall’s Office issued a warning on this scam and Thursday, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office issued an advisory saying some one is again making calls and asking for money in order to avoid arrest. Continue reading Jury Scam Re-Appears
Hundreds of Mason County children will be able to enjoy warm hands and heads during our cold winter months this year thanks to the sixteenth annual “WARM HANDS” project sponsored this year by Kristmas Town Kiwanis. Continue reading 16th Annual Warm Hands Project Runs Through November
Mason County Sheriff Casey Salisbury and several of his command staff made a presentation to the Mason County Commission Tuesday morning. The presentation was a complete overview of the Sheriff’s Department along with explanations and details on the $15.4 Million requested in the budget for 2017.
The power point covered every division of the Sheriff’s Office including Civil, Volunteers, Patrol, Corrections (the Jail), and special programs such as the K9 Unit, Animal Control, Marine Patrol, SORT (Special Operations Rescue Team), Search & Rescue, SWAT, the Honor Guard, Reserves, and the Chaplin Corps. Continue reading Sheriff Makes Budget Presentation to County Commission
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking members of the sport fishing community to serve on a committee that oversees the Puget Sound Recreational Fisheries Enhancement program.
People interested in serving on the 10-member Puget Sound Recreational Fisheries Enhancement Oversight Committee have through Nov. 11 to apply. Continue reading Members Sought for Puget Sound Fisheries Enhancement Group
Prop. 1 asks us to vote for two things – one is a property tax and the other is creation of a Metropolitan Park District (MPD). The MPD is the expensive part. Here’s why. Continue reading Political OP/ED: Prop. 1 – What will it cost?
Public Works installed nearly 800 feet of overflow pipe and six new catch basins to connect the C Street retention pond to an existing catch basin on Olympic Hwy North. Continue reading New Overflow System for C Street Retention Pond
Students at three local schools are hard at work designing and building their own trebuchets to launch pumpkins into the sky at the annual Union PumpkinFest Pumpkin Chunkin’ Contest at Hunter Farms in Union on Saturday. West Sound Tech, Shelton High School and Rainer High School will compete from 12 PM to 3 PM.
The competition is for builder skill, accuracy, and showmanship. Continue reading Local Schools Compete in “Pumpkin Chunkin” Saturday
In an effort to create a more family friendly environment at the historic Shelton First Baptist Church, (FBC), a major financial campaign is being planned to kick-off in late-October. The proposed three-year campaign, Families Reaching Families drive will include changes to the church’s entryway, addition of an elevator, remodeling of the Family Center, and improvements in the use of technology. Continue reading Shelton First Baptist Church Families Reaching Families Campaign