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Big Wins for Shelton Yacht Club

The Shelton Yacht Club participated and competed last weekend in the annual boat parade and celebration hosted by Tacoma Yacht Club. The Tacoma Yacht Club Daffodil Marine Festival featured 22 yacht clubs and 160 boats from around the Puget Sound. Shelton had 14 boats competing in various events with several coming away with awards.

Taking First Place in the Decorated Boat was Perdita piloted by Past Commodore Frank Parks. Continue reading Big Wins for Shelton Yacht Club

Police Blotter 4/25/17

The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County on Monday, April 24, 2017. Specific details have not been released unless otherwise noted. Any one with information is encouraged to contact the appropriate law enforcement or emergency services agency. Continue reading Police Blotter 4/25/17

City Moving Ahead with Railroad Avenue Road Diet Expansion

After months of consideration and review, the Shelton City Commission authorized the Public Works Department to move forward with proposals to expand the Road Diet on Railroad Avenue from 1st Street to 7th Street. Public Works Director, Craig Gregory has made several presentations to the Commission this year outlining suggested improvements to the current configuration of Railroad Avenue. City Staff also collected extensive feedback from members of the community regarding the approved changes prior to making a final recommendation to the Commission. Continue reading City Moving Ahead with Railroad Avenue Road Diet Expansion

Police Blotter 4/24/17

The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County on Sunday, April 23, 2017. Specific details have not been released unless otherwise noted. Any one with information is encouraged to contact the appropriate law enforcement or emergency services agency. Continue reading Police Blotter 4/24/17

Police Blotter 4/23/17

The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Specific details have not been released unless otherwise noted. Any one with information is encouraged to contact the appropriate law enforcement or emergency services agency. Continue reading Police Blotter 4/23/17

Police Blotter 4/22/17

The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County on Friday, April 21, 2017. Specific details have not been released unless otherwise noted. Any one with information is encouraged to contact the appropriate law enforcement or emergency services agency. Continue reading Police Blotter 4/22/17

Road Construction on State Highways 4/23/17 to 4/29/17

The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjoining areas from April 23, 2017 to April 29, 2017. Continue reading Road Construction on State Highways 4/23/17 to 4/29/17

More Reports of Intruder Watching Women Sleep

Additional cases of some one breaking into houses and watching young women while they sleep have been reported. The following is a news release on the latest incidents:

Early Thursday morning, a female Shelton resident awoke to see an unknown male intruder in her bedroom. When she alerted her boyfriend, who was sleeping next to her, the suspect fled. The victim immediately called 911 to report the incident to Shelton Police Department.

During the early stages of the investigation, a Shelton detective contacted neighbors and friends near the crime scene. The detective discovered there had possibly been additional incidents with similar circumstances that were not reported to law enforcement. Continue reading More Reports of Intruder Watching Women Sleep

Achievement Data Shows Pioneer Students Doing Well

The Washington State Board of Education has released the Achievement Index for 2016 and students in the Pioneer School District are doing well. According to a district news release, Pioneer students are rated 2nd and 4th respectively among the schools in Mason County.

Designations and awards use the Washington State Board of Education Revised Achievement Index and are based on statewide assessment data for the three previous years. Continue reading Achievement Data Shows Pioneer Students Doing Well

March For Science in Shelton Saturday

March For Science is a national and international celebration of science on Earth Day, April 22, 2017. Science protects the health of our communities, the safety of our families, the education of our children, the foundation of our economy and jobs, and the future we all want to live in and preserve for coming generations. There is a strong history of science in Shelton, Mason County and nearby counties. Continue reading March For Science in Shelton Saturday