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Deputies Rescue Elderly Couple & Aminals from Horrific Conditions

sheriff patchOn Sunday night, February 15, 2015, at 5:40 PM, Deputies responded to the 100 block of E. Blackhawk Court in Belfair, regarding a call to check the welfare of a elderly couple that were in ill health and not answering their front door to expected visitors.

Upon entrance to the residence, Deputies found a man and a woman, both in their late 60’s and both in need of immediate medical attention.  Deputies also found inside the residence between 30 to 40 Pekinese breed puppies, some birds, a couple of cats and some snakes.  It appeared that all of the animals were living in their own feces.  A few deceased dogs were also found inside the residence.

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Rep. Harmsworth seeks tax relief for new small businesses

audio iconThe toughest period of time for start-up businesses to success is within the first two years. One state lawmaker has proposed a bill that could give new businesses a better opportunity to survive and thrive.

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EDC Honors Supporters

EDC logoThe Economic Development Council of Mason County honored 14 businesses and organizations for their support of local economic development efforts.

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Oakland Bay Junior High Students Serve as Pages in State House

Two students from Oakland Bay Junior High Schoole in Shelton served as pages in the State House of Representatives for 35th District Representative Dan Griffey. Lauryn Armfield and Kenneth Hageman served February 9 to 13.

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Rep. Dan Griffey and Lauryn Armfield
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Rep. Dan Griffey and Kenneth Hageman


“I find tremendous value in the House Page Program, because it provides an excellent opportunity for students from around the state to come to Olympia to learn how our state government operates,” said Griffey.

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Washington State Patrol hosts Kiwanis Youth Law Enforcement Career Camp

WSPlogoWashington State high school juniors and seniors with an interest in law enforcement as a career will have an opportunity to spend a week this summer learning about the roles and job opportunities within law enforcement.

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