MacEwen & Griffey Holding Mid-Session Town Hall Tonight

Representatives from the 35th Legislative District, Drew MacEwen and Dan Griffey, are holding a mid-session town hall meeting at 6 PM tonight (Thursday, March 23rd) in the Johnson Library at Olympic College Shelton. Continue reading MacEwen & Griffey Holding Mid-Session Town Hall Tonight

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High School Sports Results from 3/22/17

The Shelton baseball team lost to North Thurston 6 to 2. The Highclimbers are 0-and-3 on the season, 0-and-2 in the South Sound Conference. Shelton hosts Lakes Friday. The game between the ‘Climbers and the Lancers will be broadcast on MasonWebTV Powered by HCC and Hood Canal Communications’ local channel – weather permitting.

The Shelton softball team lost at Peninsula 9 to 6. The Highclimbers were held hitless until the seventh inning when they scored all their runs on four hits. Continue reading High School Sports Results from 3/22/17

Shorecrest SWAT Response Turns Out to be Hoax

Mason County Sheriff’s Office Special Weapons and Tactical Team responded to Shorecrest Wednesday to what turned out to be a hoax. According to authorities, a man called 9-1-1 about 5 PM and said he had shot people – specifically an officer and his wife. SWAT was called to the scene and law enforcement determined the call was false. Continue reading Shorecrest SWAT Response Turns Out to be Hoax

Residents Learn about Changes to Flood Maps

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released preliminary maps for flood areas along Mason County coastlines, rivers, and lakes.Tuesday night, some 40 residents attended an open house to get more information on how these changes impact their property.

 

The preliminary maps show revisions to the 100-year floodplain, which has a 1 percent chance of flooding in any year. Using modern tools, the updated maps more accurately show potential flooding and are now digitized. These maps will help officials and residents identify flood risks and, when adopted, will be used for flood insurance, land use and development decisions.

Some parcels have been added to flood plains while others previously in a flood plain have been removed. Continue reading Residents Learn about Changes to Flood Maps

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Weston Appointed to Hospital Board as Trucksess Retires

Nancy Trucksess

After nearly fifteen years serving on the three-person Board of Commissioners for Public Hospital District No. 1, Nancy Trucksess has retired.

Gayle Weston

Gayle Weston, branch manager for Shelton Key Bank, was appointed by remaining Board members Scott Hilburn and Don Wilson to fill the position. Continue reading Weston Appointed to Hospital Board as Trucksess Retires

Port to Write Letter Supporting YMCA

The Port of Shelton Commission has been asked to write a letter of support for locating a YMCA in Shelton. Tuesday, Julie Nichols from the SHARC updated the Port Commissioners on their efforts and made the request.

The Port Commissioners were supportive of the idea and willing to write the letter. Continue reading Port to Write Letter Supporting YMCA

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