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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.

Emergency Outage for Tahuya Peninsula, Midnight Tonight

Mason PUD 3 must repair a key high voltage power pole in Belfair beginning at Midnight tonight (March 17). The pole was sheared off when a car hit it at about 5:00 PM Monday afternoon. This emergency power outage will affect about 2,200 customers.
The pole is near the intersection of SR 3 and NE Crosswhite Road. It supports high voltage power lines that feed electricity to most of the Tahuya Peninsula. The lines must be de-energized during the repairs.

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 Rep. Dan Griffey to hold telephone town hall March 25 at 6 p.m.

griffeyResidents of the 35th District are invited to take part in a telephone town hall conversation with Rep. Dan Griffey, R-Allyn, Wednesday, March 25, at 6 p.m. The hour-long program will be similar to a call-in radio show during which people may call and ask questions over the telephone, as well as participate in interactive surveys.

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Olympia High School student spends week as House page

Amir Almemar, a student from Olympia High School, traveled to the Capitol and served as a page March 9-13 in the state House of Representatives. He was sponsored by his 35th District Rep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union.

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Scuba Diving Accident In Hoodsport

On Sunday March 15, 2015 at approximately 10:41 AM, MACECOM 911 Dispatch received a call that a novice scuba diver was pulled from the waters of the Hood Canal in the area of the 23,800 block of N. US Hwy. 101, Hoodsport, that she was unconscious, that CPR was started and that she is now breathing on her own.

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