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Testing of Ballot Tabulation System

The Mason County Auditor’s Elections Department will be conducting the official testing of the ballot tabulation equipment on June 24, 2015 at 10 a.m. This test is in preparation for the August 4, 2015 Primary Election and will be conducted at the Elections Department at 411 N. Fifth St. Shelton. 

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State health officials begin Vibrio bacteria monitoring in Shellfish

doh logoWarmer weather encourages bacterial growth in shellfish; proper cooking ensures safe eating

OLYMPIA — Warm weather makes digging shellfish more enjoyable, but those higher temperatures also cause Vibrio bacteria in shellfish to multiply. This can make people who eat raw oysters or other shellfish sick. 

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Downtown Vision Plan Open House-Charrette

The Shelton Downtown Vision Plan walking audit and public workshop held on April 11 proved a huge success. In part to better accommodate the growing public interest in this project, the next meeting is scheduled for June 13 at 8:30 a.m., at the Shelton Civic Center, located at 525 W. Cota Street. This meeting will include facilitated group and table discussions to develop the vision and goals of the Plan, including design strategies, implementation tools, and funding opportunities.

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Matching Funds Offered for Pool Maintenance

A local family has generously offered to match citizen donations made from June 1 – June 15 for pool maintenance.  The donor, who wishes to remain anonymous, pledges to match dollar for dollar contributions made by individuals or families to SPLASH up to a total of $5000. 

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Mac Ewen opens Belfair office

drew macewenRep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union, has opened a district office in Belfair. The office will serve as a local resource for constituents in need of assistance with state government.

“I am excited to once again have an office in our community,” said MacEwen. “I believe people deserve elected officials who are accessible and responsive to their needs. I’m looking forward to helping folks navigate state government and listening to their concerns and ideas to strengthen our community.”

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SHERIFF RECOGNIZES LOCAL BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP

Sheriff presenting award to Ben FraserBen Fraser of Fraser Metal Works was presented an Award of Appreciation at the Sheriff’s monthly Law Enforcement Breakfast held at the Little Creek Casino Friday, May 29, 2015.  Fraser’s business was recognized for their fabrication of a specialized piece of equipment for the Mason County Regional S.W.A.T. Team.   

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