Kilmer-Backed Provisions Included in Commerce, Justice & Science Appropriations Bill

Derek_Kilmer_113th_CongressWednesday, the House Appropriations Committee passed a bill that includes several provisions authored by Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA), a member of the committee. The Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 Commerce, Justice, & Science Appropriations Bill contains measures from Kilmer that encourage innovation and advancement in ocean acidification research, boost efforts to recover endangered salmon populations in Washington state, and increase trade enforcement.   Continue reading Kilmer-Backed Provisions Included in Commerce, Justice & Science Appropriations Bill

Two Shelton Golfers in State

WIAA state golf logoTwo Shelton golfers have advanced to the second day day of the Class 3A State Golf Championships at Indian Canyon Golf Course in Spokane. The Highclimbers’ Jaymie Pentony is in four-way tie for 18th after shooting an 87 on the first day of the girls’ tournament. Tim Nail shot an 80 and just made the cut for the cut for the second day in the boys’ tournament. Nail is tied for 35th with eight other golfers.

Tech Coalition Urges Congress to Act to Open Government Data

Seal_of_the_United_States_Congress.svgA coalition of nearly 50 tech and special interest organizations including Amazon Web Services, the Consumer Technology Association, and the Electronic Frontier Foundation are calling on members of Congress to take “quick action” on the OPEN Government Data Act, a bicameral piece of legislation jointly introduced by Reps. Derek Kilmer (D-Wash.) and Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) in the House and Sens. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) in the Senate. Continue reading Tech Coalition Urges Congress to Act to Open Government Data

Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the May 10, 2016 Mason County Commission meeting. There are four ways to watch live at 6 PM:  Hood Canal Communication’s local channel (46),  hcc.net/news, MasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website: co.mason.wa.us. You can also watch on demand on  hcc.net/newsMasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website: co.mason.wa.us.  Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s local channel are Thursday at 6 PM, Saturday at 2 PM and Sunday at 9 AM.

Here is the meeting’s agenda: Continue reading Watch Mason County Commission

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Watch Mason County Board of Health

Watch the May 24, 2016 Mason County Board of Health meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 3:30 PM: Hood Canal Communication’s local channel (46), hcc.net/news, or MasonWebTV.com. You can also watch on demand on  hcc.net/news or MasonWebTV.com.

Here is the meetings agenda: Continue reading Watch Mason County Board of Health

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Shelton Woman Who Died in May 1st Crash Identified

wsp logo3The State Patrol has released the name of a 20-year-old Shelton woman who died during a May 1st crash near McCleary. Maria Mendozapablo died at the scene of the crash and was a passenger in a 2011 KIA Soul.

The name of another passenger in the KIA orginally not identified was also released: Ana Pablomatias, 36 of Shelton. Continue reading Shelton Woman Who Died in May 1st Crash Identified

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