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Watch Shelton City Council

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the August 20, 2019 Shelton City Council meeting.  There are two ways to watch the council meeting live at 6 PM: hcc.net/news and MasonWebTV.com. You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/news or MasonWebTV.com. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communications’ local channel are Thursday at 3 PM and Saturday at 9 AM.

Click here for the meeting’s agenda.

County Unemployment Down Slightly

Mason County’s unemployment rate decreased slightly in July. Washington State Employment Security says the county say a one-tenth of a percentage point drop last month to 6.7 percent. That is nearly two percent higher than July of 2018’s rate of 5.8 percent.

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Watch Mason County Commission

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the August 20, 2019 Mason County Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 9 AM: 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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Driver Flees after Roll Over near Belfair State Park

The Washington State Patrol is looking for the driver of 2014 Ford Fusion that rolled over on State Route 300 (North Shore Road) Sunday night injuring a passenger in the car.

Picture from WSP Twitter page

The car was westbound on SR-300 about 6:30 PM. Near Larson Lake Road, the car left the roadway to the right, struck a tree and rolled twice before coming to rest on the highway. The roadway was blocked for approximately four hours.

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MGH CEO Updates EDC

[VIDEO] Friday, Mason General Hospital and Family of Clinics Chief Executive Officer, Eric Moll, updated the Economic Development Council of Mason County on the Hospital District’s Mason Clinic, which is under construction, and recruitment efforts.

During his presentation, the CEO told the EDC membership the new building is on budget and scheduled to open in late February 2020. He also said MGH has five new doctors coming on board in the next month and seven more next year. Moll answered several questions on topics such as the Hospital District’s partnership with the Shelton School District and what will be done with the offices once the Mason Clinic opens.

The Mason Clinic is $35 Million, two-story, 60,000 square foot building that will increase the number of exam rooms and bring all the Hospital District’s clinics into one location with the exception of the Hoodsport Clinic.

Five File During Special Filing Period

The special three-day candidate filing period ended Thursday with only a second candidate entering the race for Pioneer School Board.

Susan (Soosi) Day filed for Pioneer School Board Position No. 2 challenging Janeen McLaughlin. Voters in the Pioneer School District will see the two on the ballot in November.

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Watch North Mason School Board

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the August 15, 2019 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.

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Special Filing Period Ends Thursday

The special three-day candidate filing period end Thursday at 4 PM. There were no new filings on Wednesday – the second day of the filing period.

Here are the filings so far:

Janeen McLaughlin filed for Pioneer School Board Position No. 2.
Dan Hora filed for Mason County Fire District 11 Commissioner Position No. 2.
Jill Satran-Loudin filed for Belfair Water District Commission Position No. 2.
Lisa Johnson filed for Tahuya River Valley Water District Commissioner Position No. 1.

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Day 1 of Special Filing Period

The first day of a special three-day candidate filing period saw four people file.

Janeen McLaughlin was the first to file for Pioneer School Board Position No. 2.
Dan Hora filed for Mason County Fire District 11 Commissioner Position No. 2.
Jill Satran-Loudin filed for Belfair Water District Commission Position No. 2.
Lisa Johnson filed for Tahuya River Valley Water District Commissioner Position No. 1.

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Watch Mason County Commission

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the August 13, 2019 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 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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