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North Mason School Board Holding Special Meeting Monday

The North Mason School Board is holding a special meeting Monday at 6:30 PM. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss and take action on a financial solution for upgrades to the Theler Center Building for an Early Learning Center. The North Mason School Board meets in the board room at the District’s administration office, 71 E. Campus Drive in Belfair. The meeting is open to the public.

 

NMSD Superintendent Gets New Contract

The North Mason School Board approved a new contract with Superintendent Dana Rosenbach Thursday. The contract period is July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020.

Under the new contract, Rosenbach’s salary for the 2017-2018 school year is $140,000.00. The contract includes annual salary adjustments by “mutual agreement of the Board and Superintendent, subject to Board Approval” and automatic cost of living increases “provided by the legislature or other state agencies for certificated teaching and administrative personnel in addition to the salary schedule.”

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Watch North Mason School Board

Watch the January 19, 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.

For the meeting’s agenda, click here.

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Shelton Kiwanis Recognizes Local Law Enforcement

Shelton Kiwanis honored individuals in law enforcement for their outstanding efforts at a Law Enforcement Luncheon on Tuesday (June 13th), held at Xinh’s Clam & Oyster House which opened especially for the recognition.

This year’s recipients are (from left to right) Officer Tasesa “Ses” Maiava (Retired) from Shelton Police Department, Detective Sergeant Jeff Rhoades from Mason County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Joseph Johnston from the Mason County Jail, Trooper Cody Pierce from Washington State Patrol, Officer Ken Balazs from Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife, Officer Samuel Coleman from the Washington State Corrections Center, Officer Bene Blakenship from Squaxin Tribal Police, and Officer Michael DeRoche from Skokomish Tribal Police who was not unable to attend and not pictured.

Here is video of each receiving their recognition and “Thank You” from the Shelton Kiwanis:

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Griffey and MacEwen Discuss Legislative Session

State Representatives from the 35th District, Dan Griffey and Drew MacEwen, discussed this year’s legislative session Tuesday morning. The Republicans attended a legislative breakfast put on by the Economic Development Council of Mason County and the Shelton Mason County Chamber of Commerce. The EDC’s Lynn Longan started the discussion by asking the first of three questions for Griffey and MacEwen.

Senator Tim Sheldon was not able to attend as he was presiding over the Senate since the Legislature continues with a second special session, trying to nail down a budget for the next biennium.

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Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the June 13, 2017 Mason County Commission meeting. There are four ways to watch live at 9 AM:  Hood Canal Communication’s local channel, hcc.net/newsMasonWebTV.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.

Here is the meeting’s agenda:

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Watch Shelton City Commission

Watch the June 12, 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.

Here is the meeting’s agenda:

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MGH CEO Addresses EDC/Chamber Luncheon

Eric Moll, Chief Executive Officer of Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics (as well as Public Hospital District No. 1), addressed the membership of the Economic Development Council of Mason County and the Shelton Mason County Chamber of Commerce Friday during a luncheon at the Shelton hospital. The CEO talked about the impact on MGH if the Affordable Care Act is fully repealed.

Moll’s presentation was part of the Health, Transit & Power Luncheon put on by the EDC and the Chamber and hosted by Mason General Hospital.

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Kilmer Attends EDC/Chamber Luncheon

Congressman Derek Kilmer attended Friday’s luncheon at Mason General Hospital put on by the Economic Development Council of Mason County and the Shelton Mason County Chamber of Commerce. The Democrat from the 6th District briefly spoke to those in attendance.

 

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Doug Sisk at North Mason Relay for Life

The North Mason Relay for Life held its opening ceremony Friday as the rain fell on Sand Hill Ball Fields in Belfair. This year’s theme is “Hit Cancer Out of the Park!” Keeping with that theme, former Major League Baseball pitcher, Doug Sisk, spoke during the Relay’s opening ceremony.

Sisk played nine years in the Majors with the New York Mets and the Atlanta Braves; winning the World Series with each club. In his career as a relief pitcher, Sisk allowed only 15 home runs in over 500 innings pitched.

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