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Shelton Arts Commission Empty Bowls

Thursday, April 2 the 10th Annual Shelton Arts Commission Empty Bowls event culminates with a delicious meal and viewing of very creative bowls. From 5:00 – 7:00PM everyone is invited to attend at the Shelton Civic Center.

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Swanson Purchases Olympic Panel Products

swanson-titleSwanson Group Manufacturing, LLC, a Pacific Northwest forest products company, has acquired the assets of Olympic Panel Products, LLC in Shelton. Olympic Panel is the largest overlay plywood manufacturer in North America. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. A news release says Swanson plans to relocate the Olympic Panel assets to its state-of-the-art facility to be built in Springfield, Oregon. For the next 12 to 18 months, Olympic Panel Products will continue to operate in Shelton to ensure a smooth transition for customers and suppliers.

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North Mason High School student serves as page in state House

Claire Martin, a student from North Mason High School in Belfair, traveled to Olympia March 16-20 and served as a page in the state House of Representatives. She was sponsored by her 35th District Rep. Dan Griffey, R-Allyn.

Rep. Dan Griffey with page Claire Martin

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Mason PUD 3: Belfair-Focused Outage Needed to Complete Power Pole Replacement along Highway 3

Officials with Mason PUD 3 say a planned power outage is needed in a portion of Belfair tonight to complete replacement of a damaged power pole near the intersection of Highway 3 and NE Crosswhite Road. The outage is scheduled from midnight to 5:00 AM.

The previous pole was sheared off near the ground late Monday afternoon when a vehicle collided with it after swerving off Highway 3.

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Opening on Housing Authority Board

Mason County is seeking applicants to fill a position on the Housing Authority of Mason County Board of Commissioners.

Interested residents must complete an advisory board application available on the county’s website: www.co.mason.wa.us.