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Emergency Repairs Close Skate Park

The Skate Park in Shelton has been closed for emergency repairs. Mason County, which currently operates the park next to Wal-Mart, closed the park Friday for maintenance but facilities crews discovered additional damage as Commissioner Terri Jeffrey explained during Tuesday night’s Mason County Commissioner meeting:

According to Commissioner Randy Neatherlin, these maintenance issues came to light after someone reported being injured at the Skate Park. Continue reading

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Police Chief Candidates Talk with

The four candidates being considered for the next Chief of the Shelton Police Department attended a public “Meet and Greet” Tuesday night. spoke with each candidate.  First we asked what asset each would bring to the position.

What is the biggest challenge in Shelton? Continue reading

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Watch New NMHS Be Built

NMSD logoYou can watch the new North Mason High School as it is built. There is camera pointed at the construction site and you can view the progress 24 hours a day. Continue reading

Sheriff Swears In New Deputy

swear in Dep J Roberts by Sheriff Salisbury 8-25-14Mason County Sheriff Casey Salisbury swore in another new Deputy on Monday. The Sheriff gave the oath of office to John Roberts. Continue reading

Two Separate Missing Person Searches Over Weekend

There were two separate missing person searches over the weekend: one in the Belfair area; the other near Lake Arrowhead. Continue reading

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Two Injured When Car Hits Pole

WSPlogoTwo people were injured when a car hit a utility pole on East Agate Road Thursday night. The State Patrol says a 2007 Mazda 3 was northbound on Agate Road heading towards Pickering about 8:30 PM when it left the roadway to the right and collided with the pole in the 5600 block. Continue reading

Electrical Odor at Antiques Store in Shelton

antiques store 082114An electrical odor brought fire crews to an antiques store in Shelton Thursday. According to Central Mason Fire & EMS, crews responded to a report of a commercial structure fire in the 300 block of South 1st Street in Shelton. When firefighters entered the antiques store about 5:30 PM, they noticed a strong electrical odor. Crews checked the entire building including the roof and found an older radio that had been plugged into an electrical outlet. Continue reading

Chain Reaction Crash in Belfair

WSPlogo150One person was injured in a three-vehicle, chain reaction crash on Highway 300 in Belfair Thursday morning. According to the State Patrol, a 1999 Ford Expedition, a 2009 Toyota Camry and a 1992 Honda Civic were eastbound on SR-300 (North Shore Road) about just before 10 AM. Near Mission Creek Road, the Honda and Toyota stopped for roadwork. The Expedition was unable to stop in time and struck the Toyota.  The Camry then struck the Honda which was pushed off the Highway onto the eastbound shoulder. Both directions of Highway 300 were blocked for 90 minutes. Continue reading

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Two Vacancies on PAC

There are two vacancies on the Mason County Planning Advisory Commission making it difficult for the seven-member PAC to have a quorum which was the case Monday night as Barbara Adkins, Director of Mason County’s Department of Community Development, explains:

The County is looking to fill those positions. Continue reading