Rumors around the community are saying that the Port of Shelton has applied for permits to demolish the buildings at the former Mason County Fairgrounds. Port of Shelton Commissioner Dick Taylor set the record straight Tuesday saying there are NO current plans to tear down those buildings:
The Mason County Commission amended the County’s regulations for recreational marijuana growers and processors. The changes approved Tuesday were prompted by issues brought forth by residents on SE Sells Drive where a pot farm is now in operation. Although too late to change the Sells Drive operation (Forbidden Farms), these neighbors wanted to make sure this doesn’t happen in other rural residential areas and the Commissioners agreed to take another look at the regulations. Continue reading →
The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying thieves who stole a generator from a home in the Agate area. A news release says that during the first week of October 2014 (more specifically on Oct. 9 around 4:30 AM), property owners in the Agate area reported that two unknown men were seen going onto the victim’s property and stealing the brand new generator. The theft was caught by a surveillance camera.
The adult suspects are described as one white male and one Hispanic looking male. Continue reading →
A 65-year-old Shelton man was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a crash in the Skokomish Valley Monday evening. The State Patrol reports Roy D. Kenyon was driving a 1997 Ford Aero Van north of Reservation Road from Skokomish Valley Road about 6:30 PM. Continue reading →
A motorcycle struck a deer on Highway 3 Sunday night and blocked one lane for about 45 minutes near Agate Road. According to the State Patrol, a 1987 BMW motorcycle was north about about 6 PM. As the bike approached Agate Road, a deer ran into the roadway from the southbound shoulder. The BMW collided with the deer. Continue reading →
The Department of Corrections and local law enforcement are investigating an offender death Thursday morning at Washington Corrections Center in Shelton. According to a news release, 31-year-old Nicholas White was found hanging in his cell at about 10 AM. Continue reading →