All posts by Dedrick Allan

Watch Mason County Board of Health

Watch the November 21, 2017 Mason County Board of Health meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 3 PM: hcc.net/newsMasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website: co.mason.wa.us. You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/news, MasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website: co.mason.wa.us.

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Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the November 21, 2017 Mason County Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 9 AM: hcc.net/newsMasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website: co.mason.wa.us. You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/newsMasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website:  co.mason.wa.us. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s local channel are Thursday at 6 PM, Saturday at 2 PM and Sunday at 9 AM.

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Watch Shelton City Commission

Watch the November 20, 2017 Shelton Metropolitan Parks Board and Shelton City Commission meetings. There are two ways to watch live at 6 PM: hcc.net/news, or MasonWebTV.com. You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/news or MasonWebTV.com. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s local channel are Wednesday at 11 AM, Thursday at 3 PM, and Saturday at 9 AM.

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First Responders Create Tree for Fantasy Forest

Firefighters from Mason County designed and created a Christmas Tree for the 23rd Annual Mason General Hospital Foundation’s Fantasy Forest. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC spoke with Firefighter/Paramedic Don Entus, one of the designers, Thursday after the “First Responder Tree” was set up at Alderbrook Resort and Spa in Union.

The Foundation’s Holiday celebration is the fundraiser that supports the purchase of medical and healthcare related equipment for Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics. Other trees on the auction block this year have themes including Seahawks, bird houses and a dream catcher.

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Maritime History in Water Colors

Local artist Robert Chamberlain presented Washington’s maritime history in water colors Wednesday at Maple Glen.

Chamberlain’s watercolors have been exhibited at the Frye Art Museum and The Seattle Center. And he has been featured in one-man shows at The State Historical Museum in Tacoma and Olympia as well as at several colleges.

County Officials to Resubmit 2018 Budget Requests

Mason County elected officials and department heads are being asked to redraft and submit their budget requests for 2018. The Mason County Commissioners held a budget workshop Wednesday morning to discuss the county’s budget for next year in the wake of the failure of a property tax levy lid lift.

There is a $5.1 Million difference between the requests for 2018 ($36,473,478) and expected revenues ($31,373,174). Each elected and department head is now being asked to reduce their expenditure requests and submit a revised preliminary 2018 budget by Wednesday, November 22nd.

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Miss Thurston County is from Shelton

Miss Thurston County 2018, Ashley Engstrom, actually lives in Shelton. The Miss Washington hopeful attended Tuesday’s Mason County Commission meeting and explained how she became Miss Thurston County.

The Miss Thurston County Scholarship Program is an official preliminary to the Miss Washington and Miss America programs. For more information check out www.missthurstoncounty.com.

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Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the November 14, 2017 Mason County Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 9 AM: hcc.net/newsMasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website: co.mason.wa.us. You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/newsMasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website: co.mason.wa.us.  Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s local channel are Thursday at 6 PM, Saturday at 2 PM and Sunday at 9 AM.

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Watch Shelton City Commission

Watch the November 13, 2017 Shelton City Commission meeting.  There are two ways to watch live at 2 PM: hcc.net/news, or  MasonWebTV.com. You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/news or MasonWebTV.com. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s local channel are Wednesday at 11 AM, Thursday at 3 PM, and Saturday at 9 AM.

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February Vote on Cooperative High School

Voters in the Pioneer and Hood Canal school districts will decide in February whether the build a cooperative high school. The school boards held a joint meeting Thursday night to discuss the concept with residents.

During the meeting, held at the new Pioneer Middle School, Superintendents Marty Brewer and Shawn Batstone told residents they are looking to build the new high school in the MacEwan Prairie area which is where the two districts share a border. The school would be 100,000 square feet, built on 40 to 50 acres, house up to 750 students and is estimated to cost $60 Million to $70 Million. Each district will be asking its voters to approve 30-year, $30 Million construction bonds and since the school is a cooperative effort, the state match could be as much as $10 Million.

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