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Update On Belfair Shooting: Victim & Suspect Identified

sheriff logo newThe Mason County Sheriff’s Office has the following update on Monday night’s shooting in Belfair. The latest information identifies the victim and suspect:

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Shooting in Belfair Leaves One Dead, One In Custody

sheriff badgeOn Monday night, 07/20/2015 around 7:58 PM, the Mason County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call received by MACECOM Dispatch stating that a 52 year old male had been shot inside a residence located within the 100 block of NE Bear Ridge in the community of Belfair View Estates which is west of Belfair, WA.

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Karen DayKaren Day, pharmacy technician, was recently selected by her peers at Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics to be “Employee of the Month” for July. This is the second time Karen has received this prestigious award; the last time was in 1998.

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Immunization update time for kids is now — beat the back-to-school rush

doh logoWhile kids across Washington are squeezing every ounce of fun out of summer, many parents are already looking forward to the beginning of the school year and planning for all that must be done before the first day of school.

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NEW –   FREE YOUTH PROGRAM AT MTA COMMUNITY CENTER Shelton Parks and Recreation is excited to announce the kickoff of a free summer recreation program for local youth at the Transit-Community Center. Starting Monday, July 20 Mason County youth will have a safe place to recreate and play for a few hours each day, playing sports including basketball, pickleball, and volleyball, board games and more.

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Drought conditions prompt fishing closures, restrictions on numerous rivers

fish & wildlife logoState fishery managers are closing or restricting fishing on more than 30 rivers throughout Washington to help protect fish in areas where drought conditions have reduced flows and increased water temperatures.  

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A Shelton man hires a contractor to build a deck and pays him cash. But a month later, the deck is only half-finished and the contractor is long gone.

A Thurston County homeowner hires a landscaping crew to work on her yard and pays a substantial amount of cash up front. Then the landscaper disappears.

To help protect you and your property from these kinds of scams, state agencies are urging consumers to “Check with the state before it’s too late!”

Through its website, the state has made it easy and convenient to see if a business is registered with the state, behind on its taxes, has complaints filed against it or been subject to state enforcement actions.

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