A Mason County judge Friday sentenced a Tahuya man who tried to fill and alter the course of the Tahuya River to 30 days in jail on each count, to be served concurrently, $8,143 in fines, two years of probation and an order to follow civil and criminal environmental laws. Continue reading Jail Time for Man Who Moved Tahuya River
Here is a list of activities being offered by Shelton Parks and Recreation:
NEW PROGRAMS AT MTA COMMUNITY CENTER
The new Mason Transit Community Center has already proven to be a valuable asset for community recreation programs. Take a look at the new opportunities to stay active. Continue reading Shelton Parks & Recreation News
Governor Jay Inslee this week expanded the State’s drought emergency and now there is more of Mason County included. The original drought emergency included most of the Olympic Peninsula and just a small portion of Mason County in the northwest corner. The latest emergency covers about a third of the county, basically west of Hood Canal and north of Shelton. Continue reading Gov. Expands Drought Emergency to Include More of Washington & More of Mason County
The Shelton Police Department has a presence at the recently opened Transit-Community Center. The Police Department have an office where officers can fill out reports and be visible by riders.
Pictured in the office is Officer Mike Fiola. Continue reading Police Presence at Transit-Community Center
A Mason County man was arrested in connection to a December rape and burglary in Olympia. Police believe 53-year-old Gregory A. Schirato broke into a home on Hoadly Street December 18 and sexually assaulted a woman while she slept. Forensic evidence led investigators to Schirato who was known by the victim. Continue reading Mason County Man Arrest for Olympia Rape & Burglary
House leaders in Olympia say it’s hard to negotiate a budget if the other side won’t come to the table. Continue reading Senate Republicans halt state budget negotiation, making special session likely
On 04/16/15, members from the Shelton Police Department provided free active shooter training to approximately 85 employees from Our Community Credit Union in Shelton, WA. Employees came from the Shelton, Union, Elma, and McCleary branches. Continue reading Active Shooter Training at OCCU
Rep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union, has joined with leaders in Washington state and called for Auditor Troy Kelley to resign. The auditor was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on 10 counts allegedly stemming from his business practices prior to and during his time as auditor. The indictment comes in the wake of a federal subpoena and search warrant served last month. Continue reading Rep. Drew MacEwen joins in call for auditor to resign
Whooping cough is on the rise in Washington and state health officials are urging people to get vaccinated against the disease, especially pregnant women. Continue reading Whooping cough outbreak growing in Washington
In May, Timberland Regional Library (TRL) employees will have a professional training day to enhance knowledge and skills. Branches will close on a rolling schedule to ensure public access to services. The TRL Administrative Center will remain open. Central Reference Services will close Tuesday, May 5. The Hoodsport and Shelton libraries wil be closed Wednesday, May 13 while the North Mason library in Belfair will be closed Friday, May 22.