Watch the April 25, 2017 Mason County Commission meeting. There are four ways to watch live at 6 PM: Hood Canal Communication’s local channel, hcc.net/news, MasonWebTV.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. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s local channel are Thursday at 6 PM, Saturday at 2 PM and Sunday at 9 AM.
The Mason County PUD 3 Commission Tuesday adopted a fee schedule that will require new development to pay for a portion of the construction costs for new substations and upgrades to existing substations. The system capacity fee, which is based on a customer’s share of constructing substations to meet their power needs, goes into a special substation reserve fund. The fee applies to customers who add new load or expand existing load. Continue reading PUD 3 Approves Collecting Fees for Substation Construction→
Results from SHS baseball; NM golf, baseball & tennis
The Shelton baseball team scored four runs in the fifth inning to knock off Peninsula Monday 4 to 3. Brenden Engstrom led the Highclimbers’ charge going 2 for 3 at the plate, batting in two runs and scoring a run. Mike Gerhold got the win in relief, allowing a hit and striking out two in three innings. Shelton improved to 4-and-9 on the season, 3-and-8 in the South Sound Conference. The ‘Climbers face the Seahawks again Wednesday, this time on the road.
The Shelton at Capital softball game was rained out Monday.
The North Mason golf teams beat Crosspoint Monday. The boys score was the Bulldogs 198, the Warriors 211. The girls won by forfiet. The golfers from Belfair host Sequim today, Tuesday, April 25, 2017.
Watch the April 24, 2017 Shelton City Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 2 PM: Hood Canal Communication’s local channel, 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.
Fire destroyed a house in the County portion of West G Street in Shelton Saturday morning. According to a news release, Mason County Fire District 11 firefighters responded to 400 block about 5:45 AM. When fire crews arrived, they found a two-story house fully involved. Crews were forced to fight the fire from the outside.
Firefighters from Central Mason Fire & EMS, Mason County Fire District 6 (Union Fire Department) and Mason County Fire District 11 participated in live fire training Saturday at a house next to the former Bayshore Golf Course. Tim McKern, Central Mason Fire & EMS Chief, explained the purpose of the training for MasonWebTV Powered by HCC.
To provide water for this training, firefighters ran hoses from a hydrant on the west side of Highway 3 between John’s Creek and John’s Prairie Road to the house at 2480 State Route 3, which is more than 900 feet. Continue reading Firefighters Train in Bayshore→
The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying the culprit who robbed North Bay Marijuana in Allyn Saturday. The robbery, in the 200 block of North Bay Road, occurred just before 12 PM. A picture released by the Sheriff’s Office shows a lone subject pointing a handgun at the clerk and holding a blue and black bag. He was wearing a gray jacket with a gray hoody pulled over his head, a black baseball cap, gloves and a red and white bandanna covering his face. Continue reading Marijuana Store in Allyn Robbed at Gunpoint→
The Shelton boys’ soccer team won their fourth game in a row Saturday shutting out Timberline three-nil (3 to 0). The Highclimber improved to 5-5-and-2 on the season, 4-4-and-2 in the South Sound Conference. The win also moves Shelton into fourth place in the standings with four games remaining in the regular season. The top six teams qualify for the District Tournament. The ‘Climbers host Gig Harbor Tuesday.
At the Chehalis Activator Invitational, Shelton boys’ track and field team placed 6th in the Classic and 20th in the Invitational. The Lady Highclimbers were 13th in the Classic. Shelton was led by McKenzie Salazar-Fox who won the shot put and Cody Simon who took the pole vault. Cody Hall placed 2nd in the javelin.Gage Peterson was 3rd in the 100 meters. And William Johnson finished 3rd in the 800 meters and the 1600 meters. The Highclimbers host the 57th Shelton Invitational next Saturday, April 29th. More than 50 teams are expected to compete.
Also at the Chehalis Activator Invitational, the Mary M. Knight girls’ track and field team finished 10th in the Classic and the boys from Matlock were 19th. The Owls’ Kaylee Sowle took top honors in three events, winning the 100 meters, the high jump and the long jump. Ian Frost placed 2nd in the discus.
The MMK boys also competed in the NIKE Easton Invitational at Snohomish High School where the Owls finished 26th among the 45 teams behind Ian Frost who won the hammer throw.
Mary M. Knight has a Pacific League meet at North Beach on Thursday before competing in the Shelton Invitational next Saturday.
The Shelton boys’ soccer team won their third South Sound Conference game in a row Friday on MasonWebTV Powered by HCC as the Highclimbers knocked off North Thurston 3 to 1.
Jose Flores scored Shelton’s first two goals in the first half (in the 21st minute and in the 27th minute). Alex Lopez added to the Highclimbers lead in the second half before the Tommy Johnson got the Rams on the board. Shelton improved to 4-5-and-2 on the season, 3-4-and-2 in SSC play. The ‘Climbers host Timerline today (Saturday, April 22, 2017).
After the first day of the Chehalis Activators Invitational, Mary M. Knight’s Kaylee Sowle was first in the prelims of the 100 meters while Shelton’s Gage Peterson finished 4th in the prelims of the 100 meters and Raymundo Mendoza was 5th in the prelims for the 110-meter hurdles. Continue reading High School Sports Results from 4/21/17→
The Shelton robotics team, Aldernating Current 5295, is competing in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) World Championship in Houston this weekend. After the first day of competition in the Newton Subdivision, 5295 is rank 16 with a record of 6-and-4. If you have never seen a robotics competition before, here are Aldernating Current’s last three matches on Friday:
Each team competed as an alliance, which differed from match to match. Competition continues Saturday with the Quarterfinals. Aldernating Current has three matches at 7:30 AM, 7:58 AM and 8:32 AM. Watch live: https://www.twitch.tv/firstinspires_newton
Update 8:30 AM 4/22/17: 5295’s alliance in was eliminated in the quarter finals.