The body of a 2-year-old Shelton boy was found floating in Lake Limerick Saturday. Mason County Coroner Wes Stockwell identified the boy as Jace Olsen and said he was canoeing with his father, Sheldon Olsen, 31 of Shelton. Sheldon Olsen is missing.
Mason County PUD No. 3 linemen restored electricity to an estimated 1,000 customers in the Lake Cushman area west of Hood Canal Sunday morning. The outage began at about 8 AM when a power line fell to the ground near the intersection of Wynoochee Drive and Highway 119 (Lake Cushman Road). Power was restored ahead of schedule, at 10:37 AM. What caused the line to fall is under investigation.
With the official start of spring just days away, winter is still hanging around for some in Mason County. Rain is forecast for most areas through next weekend but those in Lilliwaup, Matlock, Union, Tahuya and at high elevations could see up to a half inch of the white stuff today, tonight and Monday.