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SUV Strikes Tree & Shed, Injures Driver

The 28-year-old Shelton woman was injured Sunday morning when the SUV she was driving hit a tree and a small shed.

According to the Washington State Patrol, the 1997 Ford Expedition was northbound on State Route 3 at a high rate about 7:30 AM. At milepost 1 (near Arcadia), the SUV left the roadway to the right, striking the tree and shed. The Ford came to rest on the northbound shoulder approximately 20 feet off the highway.

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Watch St. David Episcopal Church Service

Watch the 10:30 AM St. David of Wales Episcopal Church in Shelton, WA Service for March 29, 2020.

Permission to podcast/stream the music in this service obtained from One License with license #A-729171.

St. David’s is partnering with MasonWebTV Powered by HCC to bring their services to the community during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the Governor’s “Stay Home; Stay Healthy” order.

No County Commission Meetings Until April

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the Governor’s “Stay Home. Stay Healthy” order, there are no Mason County Commission meetings scheduled until April. Prior to the Governor’s order, the Commissioners had canceled the March 31st meeting in Belfair. At this time, the Commissioners are not expected to meet until April 7th. However, a special meeting or emergency meeting could be held if necessary.

Watch Mason County Commission

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the March 24, 2020 Mason County Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 6 PM: hcc.net/news, MasonWebTV.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 Communications’ 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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County Holding Briefing 2 PM Tuesday

The Mason County Commission is holding a briefing at 2 PM Tuesday afternoon:

2:00 P.M. Public Works – Loretta Swanson

2:30 P.M. Community Development – Dave Windom

3:00 P.M. Support Services – Frank Pinter

The Commissioners are also expected to discuss Governor Jay Inslee’s “Stay Home. Stay Healthy.” order which requires every one to stay home unless they need to pursue an essential activity; bans all gatherings for social, spiritual and recreational purposes; and closes all businesses except essential businesses.

MasonWebTV Powered by HCC will broadcast the meeting live.

County Expected to Accept Loan for Belfair Sewer

The Mason County Commisison is expected to accept a Public Works Board loan for up to $8 Million for the Belfair Sewer Extension Project. Part of that action agenda item also included “financial controls” to “improved stability” such as increasing sewer rates. However, after this lengthy discussion Monday…

…the Commissioners are now expected to accept the loan without the financial controls.

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Watch Mason County Commission Briefings

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the March 23, 2020 Mason County Commission briefings. The public briefings begin at 9:30 AM. There are three ways to watch live: hcc.net/news, MasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website (co.mason.wa.us.)

  9:00 A.M.           Executive Session – RCW 42.30.110 (1)(i) Potential Litigation (closed to the public – not streamed)

  9:30 A.M.           Support Services – Frank Pinter

  9:45 A.M.           Community Services – Dave Windom

  10:00 A.M.         Public Works/ Utilities & Waste Management – Loretta Swanson

                              Commissioner Discussion – as needed

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County Briefings Streamed Live

Beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, the Mason County Commission briefings will be streamed live on MasonWebTV Powered by HCC. Adding these live broadcast will help with social distancing while allowing the Commission to comply with the Open Public Meetings Act.

Here is the briefing schedule for 3/23/2020:

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NMSB Reduces Graduation Requirements

[VIDEO] The North Mason School District reduced the graduation credit requirement for 2020 due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The action came Thursday night and reduces the number of credits from 27 to 24.

Resolution 03-G-20 passed unanimously as did Resolution 03-G-20 which suspends board policies during an emergency such as the current coronavirus pandemic.

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Watch North Mason School Board

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the March 19, 2020 North Mason School Board meeting. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC provides a live video stream of the meeting 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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