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SR 3 drivers in Belfair can expect added travel time during tree removal

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, drivers may encounter occasional daytime closures of State Route 3 in Belfair. Drivers will be stopped for multiple 15-minute intervals at milepost 25 near Belfair Elementary School. 

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Clean Water Loans Available to Repair Failing Septic Systems

Craft3, a nonprofit community development financial institution,has supported the repair or replacement of more than 500 failing septic systems with the Clean Water Loan. These loans are available to residents in Mason County as repairing or replacing a septic system is costly and many owners are in danger of losing their property because they cannot obtain a loan or cover the costs out of pocket.

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SHELTON CLASS OF 2016 WILL HAVE HIGHCLIMBER’S FIRST “SENIOR SUNRISE”

SHS axThe Highclimber Class of 2016 will be the founders of a new tradition, Senior Sunrise.

Senior Sunrise is a symbolic event that is a long standing tradition in many schools across the country. The Shelton High School Class of 2016 is proud and excited to bring this tradition home and hope to have their entire class attend the inaugural event on the first day of school.

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REMINDER: Planned Power Outage – Wooten & Haven Lake Area

MCPUD Logo-ProcessMason County PUD No. 3 will be upgrading electrical facilities on August 26, 2015, in the Haven and Wooten Lake areas. Customers in the area will have a temporary interruption of electrical service. Two-hundred thirty customers will be affected. The outage will begin August 26 at approximately 9:00 a.m. and is estimated to last four hours.

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Section 8 Housing Topic of next North Mason Community Voice meeting

NM VoiceThe guest speaker at the next North Mason Community Voice meeting will be Sarah Van Cleve, Housing Director of Bremerton Housing Authority. She will discuss their Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. This program offers rental assistance for elderly, disabled and single families who qualify under the very low-income guidelines.
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Significant new resources arrive in WA following approval of Emergency Declaration

Just one day following the Obama Administration’s approval of Gov. Jay Inslee’s request for a Federal Emergency Declaration, a new Mobilization Center started being formed at Fairchild Air Force Base to assist with firefighting efforts in Eastern Washington.

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CRAIG TAVIS, MGH&FC AUGUST EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

Tavis1937-EditCraig Tavis, B.C.P.S., pharmacist, was recently selected by his peers at Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics to be “Employee of the Month” for August. He began working at MGH&FC in November of 2011. Upon graduating from Washington State University College of Pharmacy in 1994, he went to work for his family’s pharmacy for 15 years. When it sold, he worked in the private sector as a pharmacist before coming to MGH&FC. “I had interned at Mason General in my second year of pharmacy school,” said Craig. “So when the position opened up here, I was excited to be able to come back.”  

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Armed Man Shot By Deputy

sheriff badgeThe Mason County Sheriff’s Office has released information on Friday’s officer involved shooting:

On Friday morning, August 21, 2015, at 11:46 AM, Deputies responded to the report of a man with a gun at a residence located within the 1 to 100 block of E. Huckleberry Drive, Grapeview, WA.

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