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House Move Rescheduled for October

The planned move of a historic house from a nature preserve at the north end of Oakland Bay to Sequim, originally scheduled for last Saturday, has been rescheduled for October 7th. However, the house will be moved across a hay field Monday.

Nickel Brothers is the company moving the craftsman-style farmhouse and has removed the structure from its foundation. The Vancouver, BC-based house moving company will take the house across the field Monday sometime between noon and 3 PM. Workers will then install fencing around the house to secure it before the move a mile south down Highway 3 on October 7th.

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High School Sports Results from 9/23/17

Result from SHS cross country

At the Mark Lyle Memorial Invite Saturday, Shelton freshman cross country runner Aiden Gregg finished the 5,000 meter course at Lake Sylvia near Montesano in third place with a personal record time of 21 minutes, 21 seconds. Other Lady Highclimbers to participate: Keagan Leach (finished 7th), Miracle Horne (9th), Hanna Shrum (19th), Torie Bartholomew (20th), and Cordi Atkinson (25th).
On the boys’ side, the Shelton runner was Jakobi Budge who finished 16th, followed by Angel Encarnacion (17th), Ryan Wiles (19th), Sirius James (21st), Matthew Clark (22nd), Raymond Clark (39th) and Joshua Manning (47th).

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Shelton Drops Game at Peninsula; NM Falls to PA

The Shelton football team’s offense was unable to score and the Highclimbers lost to Peninsula 56 to 0 Friday.

The Seahawks scored on every possession except one on their way to their second South Sound Conference win.

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House Move Postponed

Officials have postponed the planned move of a historic house from the north end of Oakland Bay to Sequim. Originally scheduled for the early morning hours tomorrow (Saturday, September 23rd),

Tawny Davis from Nikel Brothers, the company moving the house, told MasonWebTV Powered by HCC about the delay.

“The barge company just called us off,” she explained. “We’re not sure when it’s going to be scheduled.”

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Craig Patti One of Three New NMSB Members

The North Mason School Board welcomed three new members Thursday including Craig Patti who was appointed to the Director District 5 seat.

Patti, who previously served on the North Mason School Board and is running unopposed for the position, takes the seat left vacant by the July resignation of Dinah Griffey. Patti was sworn in after a public interview and a short executive session.

The other two new members to the school board are student representatives for the 2017-2018 school year: Spencer Pruitt and Ryan Nogues .

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Watch North Mason School Board

Watch the September 21, 2017 North Mason School Board meeting. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC provides a live video stream of the meeting online only beginning at 6:30 PM. The North Mason School Board meets on the third Thursday of each month.

Click here for the meeting’s agenda.

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Help Sought to ID Woman Who Passed Counterfeit Money

The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to help identify a woman who passed a counterfeit $100 bill in Belfair on September 4th.

Chief Deputy Ryan Spurling told MasonWebTV Powered by HCC, the woman used one of the fake hundreds at the Safeway store.

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County Unemployment Lowest Since 1999

The unemployment rate in Mason County dropped slightly in August but has hit the lowest mark since 1999. According to the State Employment Security Department, the County’s unemployment rate last month was 5.7 percent, down one-tenth of a percentage point from the revised July rate of 5.8 percent and down more than two percentage points from August 2016’s rate of 8 percent. This marks the seventh month in a row Mason County has seen a decrease in unemployment and is the lowest rate since October 2007. The last time the County saw an unemployment rate at 5.7 percent was August of 1999.

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County Electeds Discuss Issues

The Mason County Commissioners met with other county elected officials Tuesday afternoon to discuss several items including Employee Position Control, the Levy Lid Lift Ballot Measure and the 2018 Budget Process.

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Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the September 19, 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.

Here is the meeting’s agenda:

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