At the West Sound All Star basketball game Wednesday night, North Mason’s Austin Sandquist scored six points for the Cascade boys’ team as they beat the Puget Sound 68 to 66.
The Shelton boys’ soccer team was shut out by Bellarmine Prep Wednesday night two-nil (2-0). The Highclimbers travel to Stadium Friday night.
The unemployment rate in Mason County rose in January. According to figures released Tuesday by the State Employment Security Department, the County’s unemployment rate is now 11.5%, up six-tenths of a percentage point from December’s 10.9% but full percent below January 2011’s 12.5% unemployment rate.
The Mason County Commission took action Tuesday to create an Advisory Committee for the Belfair Urban Growth Area. The resolution creating the Advisory Committee says the Committee will “assess the community’s current needs” and will “review incorporation, utilities and the urban growth boundary” and create a timeline to be approved by the Commissioners.