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State Highway Construction 10/13 to 10/19

The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjacent areas from October 13, 2019 to October 19, 2019.

Highway: SR 108 Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 11
Description: Total closure of SR 108 in Kamilche for railroad track upgrades. Signed detours will be provided. 
Work Schedule: 6 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, until 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16.

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Closure of SR 108 in Kamilche Begins Saturday

Travelers who use State Route 108 in Kamilche will need give themselves extra time and use detour routes during an around-the-clock closure that begins Saturday.

From 6 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, until 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, SR 108 at milepost 11 will close to all travelers.

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Medicare Open Enrollment Starts Oct. 15

Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period arrives for the more than 1.3 million Medicare beneficiaries in Washington. 

From Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, people on Medicare can: 

  • Switch from Original Medicare to a Medicare Advantage plan or vice versa.
  • Join, drop or switch a Part D prescription drug plan if they are on Original Medicare.
  • Switch to a different Medicare Advantage plan if they are already on one.
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Jason Lyle Black to Perform In Shelton

Live On Stage, Inc. and Mason County Community Concert Association announce Award-Winning Comedic Pianist, Jason Lyle Black, as part of their 2019 – 2020 Concert Season.

Recognized for being “the most unique piano entertainer you will ever see,” Jason Lyle Black is bringing his unorthodox, but unforgettable, comedy piano show to Shelton High School Auditorium in Shelton, Washington on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.  Single tickets to this performance are $30 (adults), children under 18 admitted FREE. 2019-2020 Season tickets are available for $70 for 6 concerts!

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State Board of Health Bans Flavored Vapor Products

Wednesday, the Washington State Board of Health passed an emergency rule banning the sale of flavored vapor products or any products that will be used to create a flavored vapor product. The rule takes effect on October 10, 2019 and lasts for 120 days. The Board of Health and Department of Health will work closely with the Liquor and Cannabis Board on plans for implementation and enforcement now that the emergency rule is final.

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PUD 3 Receives Top Award for Communications Efforts

Mason PUD 3 is this year’s winner of the prestigious “Tom Hougan Award” from the Northwest Public Power Association (NWPPA) for overall excellence in communications.

L-R: Asia Cline, communications & community relations coordinator; Lynn Eaton, assistant public information & government relations manager; Joel Myer, public information & government relations manager; Justin Holzgrove, telecommunications & community relations manager; Annette Creekpaum, Mason PUD 3 manager.

Mason PUD 3 won eight awards in NWPPA’s 2019 “Excellence in Communications” competition. The awards were presented on September 17 at the Northwest Communications & Energy Innovations Conference (NIC).

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Man Arrested for Bomb Threat

The Shelton Police Department has arrested a 41-year-old Shelton man for making a bomb threat.

According to a news release, the man was arrested and booked into the Mason County Jail Wednesday afternoon.

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Officials Respond to Sunken Vessel near Olympia

The Coast Guard responded to a diesel spill in West Bay Marina near Olympia, Friday after a 92-foot recreational yacht sunk in the early morning hours.

The Coast Guard opened the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund and contracted Global Diving and Salvage to clean up the spilled diesel and recover any remaining pollution within the vessel. The yacht named King’s Way has a reported 1,200 gallons of fuel onboard.

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Total Closure Planned for SR 108 in Kamilche

Travelers who use State Route 108 in Kamilche will need give themselves extra time and use detour routes during an upcoming around-the-clock closure.

From 6 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, until 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, SR 108 at milepost 11 will close to all travelers.

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