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Tracy Moore Awarded Certificate of Municipal Leadership

Tracy MooreShelton City Commissioner of Public Works Tracy Moore recently received a Certificate of Municipal Leadership (CML) from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC). Commissioner Moore completed over 30 hours of training credits to earn this distinction.

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Theodore Roosevelt: Wilderness Warrior in Washington

TRL logoIf you love Washington’s forests, parks and monuments, thank our 26th president.

Woodward, ScottIn 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt made a 17-city whistle stop tour of Washington State, inspiring thousands of Washington residents on both sides of the Cascades. Historian Scott Woodward talks about Roosevelt and his wilderness legacy at the Shelton Timberland Library, Saturday, September 12 from 2 to 4 p.m.

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Alderbrook Cove Shellfish Area Reclassified

alderbrook cove reclass smallThe Washington State Department of Health has reclassified 17 acres of the Hood Canal 6 (Alderbrook Cove) commercial shellfish growing area in Mason County from “Approved” to “Conditionally Approved.” According to a letter from the office of Environmental Health and Safety, this change in classification was prompted by the results of a comprehensive review of pollution conditions and marine water quality data.

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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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