Category Archives: News

Police Blotter 7/23/16

police blotterThe following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County from Thursday July 21, 2016 through Friday July 22, 2016. Specific details have not been released – unless indicated.

1E.SUDDEN DEATH
E TRAILS RD
Death
Jul 21, 2016
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Lake Boulevard/Pioneer Way Road Opening Ceremony Scheduled

The City of Shelton and the Public Works Department is proud to announce the celebration of the completion of the Lake Boulevard/Pioneer Way Road Rehabilitation Project.

Pioneer Way Lake Blvd University intersection

Everyone is invited to join the City Commission and staff for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Monday, August 1, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at the intersection of Lake Blvd, University Ave, and Pioneer Way.

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Road Construction on State Highways 7/24 to 7/30

DOT sealThe following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjoining areas from July 24, 2016 to July 30, 2016.

CONSTRUCTION

SR 108, Little Skookum Creek – Remove Fish Barrier project
Continue reading Road Construction on State Highways 7/24 to 7/30

State of Your Oyster Continues Sunday

Wa Sea Grant logoState of the Oyster Study volunteers invite you to join them to look at bacterial contamination on privately owned beaches in Hood Canal and throughout Puget Sound. The third of the four dates of the study is Sunday when the low tide is 0.5 at 2:53 PM. The last day to participate is Sunday, August 28th when the low tide will be -0.4 at 8:36 AM. Continue reading State of Your Oyster Continues Sunday

Driver Shoots Self During Traffic Stop

sheriff badgeA 52 year-old Bremerton woman has died after shooting herself during a traffic stop by a Mason County Sheriff’s deputy.  On July 21, 2016 at 3:30 PM a deputy pulled a car over on Trails End Road.  The deputy reported that as he approached the vehicle he heard a shot.  A wounded, unconscious female was found in the driver’s seat with a firearm close by.

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Olympia Master Builders Endorse Neatherlin, Shutty, Griffey & MacEwen

The Olympia Master Builders have announced their endorsements for the 2016 election and locally OMB is throwing their support to Randy Neatherlin for Mason County Commissioner District 1, Kevin Shutty for Mason County Commissioner District 2, Dan Griffey for 35th District State Representative Position 1, and Drew MacEwen for 35th District State Representative Position 2. Here is the builders’ news release:

Olympia Master BuildersTHE AFFORDABLE HOUSING COUNCIL OF OLYMPIA MASTER BUILDERS ANNOUNCES 2016 CANDIDATE ENDORSEMENTS

The Affordable Housing Council (TAHC) of Olympia Master Builders (OMB) is pleased to announce the endorsement of 15 candidates within its five-county service area. Continue reading Olympia Master Builders Endorse Neatherlin, Shutty, Griffey & MacEwen

North Mason School Board Meeting Available

The latest business meeting of the North Mason School Board is now available.

During this meeting, the School Board held a public hearing on the District’s 2016-2017 Preliminary Budget. Another public hearing and adoption of the final budget will be held at the School Board’s next meeting on August 18th.

Possible Future for Theler: Early Learning Center

The North Mason School Board held a study session Thursday to discuss the possibilities for the Theler Center and Wetlands. During the meeting, Superintendent Dana Rosenbach summarized the possibilities for the Theler Community Center and the wetlands and trails.

Rosenbach is suggesting the District convert the community center into the Mary E. Theler Early Learning Center which would provide preschool learning opportunities. Continue reading Possible Future for Theler: Early Learning Center

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2016 Kiwanis Youth Law Enforcement Career Camp

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) just finished the 2016 Kiwanis Youth Law Enforcement Career Camp at the Academy in Shelton.

The purpose of the Kiwanis Youth camp is to provide selected high school juniors and seniors, with an interest in a career in law enforcement, an opportunity to explore the various areas of job opportunities in that field. It offers exposure to problems encountered by law enforcement officers on a daily basis and how to handle these situations in a professional manner. Continue reading 2016 Kiwanis Youth Law Enforcement Career Camp

Pioneer School District Gets Construction Assistance

pioneer SD logoState Superintendent Randy Dorn Thursday announced the release of nearly $317 million in capital construction money – made available by the state Legislature and approved by the Gov. Jay Inslee – to school districts throughout the state including $1,925,456 to the Pioneer School District for their Intermediate and Middle School Replacement.

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