Three Injured in 101/Shelton-Matlock Crash

Two Shelton women and a child were injured in a crash Saturday afternoon on U.S. Highway 101 at Shelton Matlock Road.

According to the Washington State Patrol, a 1999 Buick LeSabre was northbound on 101 about 4:45 PM. As the car approached the Shelton Matlock Road interchange, it drifted onto the shoulder. The driver, a 39-year-old woman, over-corrected and the Buick crossed the southbound lane, striking the southbound guardrail.

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State Highway Construction 12/8 to 12/13

The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjacent areas from December 8, 2019 to December 13, 2019.

US 101 – Coffee Creek – Remove Fish Barrier

Highway: US 101 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 346.8
Description: Due to a revised contractor schedule, the new southbound US 101 exit to Shelton Matlock Road may not open until early January. WSDOT will provide advance notification when the opening of the new exit is scheduled. The new exit is roughly 1500 feet before the existing exit. After the new ramp opens, crews will shift Shelton-Matlock Road traffic onto a temporary two-lane bypass road. This allows travelers to bypass construction around-the-clock while crews build a new stream channel under the Shelton-Matlock Road.
Work Schedule: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. each weekdayBrief traffic stops and shoulder closures on Shelton-Matlock Road approaching US 101 interchange. No traffic affects for US 101.


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Watch Shelton vs. North Mason Basketball

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the girls’ and boys’ basketball double header between Shelton and North Mason. The game between the Lady Highclimbers and the Lady Bulldogs is set to tip off at 5:30 PM. The boys’ game will follow about 7:15 PM. Dedrick Allan and Gerry Apple will start the Our Community Credit Union Pregame Show at 5 PM.

In the basketball version of the Mason County Cup, North Mason leads the girls’ series 6 to 5. The Lady Bulldogs won last year’s match up 68 to 65. Shelton has dominated the boys from Belfair, winning the past six games including last year, as the ‘Climbers beat NM 65 to 48.

Please Note: This broadcast relies on mobile/cellular broadband connection as wired or Wi-Fi connections are not available. Failure of connection or slow speeds due to limited or poor cellular signal may cause buffering, interruptions and/or poor picture quality.  We apologize for any inconvenience. If there is a failure, MasonWebTV Powered by HCC will post a complete video as soon as possible. If there is a failure check the MasonWebTV Facebook page or YouTube Channel as a new video stream will start once a connection is re-established.  

High School Sports Results from 12/5/19

Wins for SHS Wrestling & Bowling; MMK Boys

The Shelton wrestling team opened the season with a win over Capital Thursday 42 to 38. Highclimbers with pins: Angel Escobedo, Braden MacAlevy, Malachi Clifton, Robbie Allred and Michael Gilman. The Shelton girls, led by Miracle Horne’s performance, won 3 of 4 bouts. Shelton will be competing in tournaments Saturday. The ladies at Yelm while the boys will be at North Thurston.

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Christmastown, USA scene for Guinness World Record Attempt

This year the community is reestablishing its historic title of Christmastown, USA. A nod to its rich timber heritage, the town is hosting a series of events, music, and gift workshops that drop you right into a scene from your favorite holiday film. The holiday street décor has been hung and the vintage inspired Beauchamp Santa, originally commissioned by the Shelton-Mason County Chamber in 1962 for the Seattle World’s Fair, stands a proud 32’ at Overlook Park greeting visitors entering Shelton on Highway 3 from Olympia.

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