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High School Sports Results from 3/21/17

SHS Baseball Wins, Softball & Tennis Lose plus Track & Field results

The Shelton baseball team avenged their first loss of the season by beating North Thurston Wednesday 4 to 1 and splitting the season series. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC broadcast the game live.

The Highclimbers’ Max Johnson pitch a complete game allowing one run on seven hits and striking out three. Caeleb Hitsman, Falcon Johnson and Wade Smotherman batted in a run each. Shelton improved to 4-and-1 on the season, 1-and-1 in the South Sound Conference. They play at Lakes Friday and host North Kitsap Saturday.

The Shelton fast pitch softball team, coming off its first win ot the season Monday, lost to Peninsula 18 to 0 on Wednesday.

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Watch Shelton Baseball Host North Thurston

Watch the Shelton baseball team host the North Thurston Rams. Weather permitting, first pitch for this South Sound Conference game is 4 PM. Dedrick Allan will start the Maple Glen Senior Living Pregame Show at 3:50 PM. Both teams are 3-and-1 on the season. This is the second meeting between the teams with the Rams beating the Highclimbers 6 to 4 Tuesday.

MasonWebTV Powered by HCC is broadcasting select baseball, softball, soccer and rugby game this spring.

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County Creates Budget Committee

The Mason County Commission has created a Citizens Advisory Budget Committee. This committee will be tasked with evaluating the County’s budget and provide recommendations to improve the financial stability of Mason County.

The seven-member committee will consist of two residents from each Commissioner District and one Commissioner (Terri Drexler). The Commissioner will serve as committee chair and vote only in case of a tie.

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Plan to Place Officers in Shelton Schools

The Shelton Police Department has a plan to place School Resource Officers in Shelton schools. Chief Darrin Moody explained the plan to the Shelton City Commission Tuesday night.

According to the Chief, there is already an officer covering Shelton High School and Oakland Bay Junior High. The plan adds two officers – one for Olympic Middle School and Mt. View Elementary and one for CHOICE, Evergreen and Bordeaux.

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High School Sports Results from 3/20/18

The Shelton baseball team lost its first game of the season Tuesday falling in South Sound Conference play at North Thurston 6 to 4. The Highclimbers scored one run in the frist inning but the Rams responded with two runs in their half of the opening frame. Shelton came back with two runs in the third and one in the fourth to take a 4 to 2 lead but NT rallied in their half of the fouth with three runs to take back the lead and added an insurance run in the fifth. The ‘Climbers are now 3-and-1 on the season and host the Rams again today (Wednesday, March 21st) – weather permitting. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC will broadcast the 4 PM game.

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Watch Shelton City Commission

Watch the March 20, 2018 Shelton Metropolitan Park District Board and Shelton City Commission meetings. There are two ways to watch live at 6:50 PM: and You can also watch on demand on or Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s local channel are Thursday at 3 PM and Saturday at 9 AM.

Here are the meetings’ agendas:

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Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the March 20, 2018 Mason County Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 9 AM: or Mason County’s website: You can also watch on demand on or Mason County’s website: 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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Road Construction in Mason County Topic of Chamber Lunch

With warmer weather comes road construction and there are several projects planned around Mason County that will impact travel this coming construction season. Last Thursday, the Shelton Mason County Chamber of Commerce brought together officials from the Washington State Department of Transportation, Mason County and the City of Shelton to talk about their current and upcoming construction projects.

WSDOT Olympic Region Administrator John Wynands started the conversation. Wynands talked about the State’s gas tax, the recently completed widening of Highway 3 through Belfair, scheduled repairs to the U.S. Highway 101 bridge over Kennedy Creek, planned chip sealing on State Route 102 from U.S. Highway 101 to the Washington Corrections Center, culvert replacement where Coffee Creek goes under U.S. Highway 101, improvements to the U.S. Highway 101/Lynch Road interchange in Taylor Towne, and the Belfair Bypass.

Allan Eaton, Assistant Road Operations & Maintenance Manager form Mason County Public Works, discussed striping the County’s roads, chip sealing 50 miles of county roads this year (mainly in the southwest corner of the County, in the Haven/Wooten Lake areas and Spencer Lake), planned improvements to Matlock Brady Road, safety improvements to Bear Creek Dewatto Road and Arcadia Road, constructing a sidewalk on Old Belfair Highway from the four-way stop north to the HUB for Seniors, scheduled overlays and patching on Johns Prairie Road and Mason Lake Road.

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High School Sports Results from 3/17/18

SHS Soccer Falls, Rugby Loses; MMK Baseball Falls

The Shelton boys’ soccer team lost to North Kitsap Saturday 3 to 2. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC was on hand for the game as part of our spring sports broadcast schedule.

The Vikings built a three-goal lead in the first half. The Highclimbers were able to score their first goal in the 37th minute and were down 3 to 1 at the break.

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