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Shelton Man Arrested for Robbery & Assault

shelton_patch2A 29-year-old Shelton man was arrested Friday night for robbing and assaulting a 26-year-old man. According to the Shelton Police Department, the victim reported the incident occurred in the 200 block of Arcadia Avenue about 11 PM. The victim told Officers that he was robbed of cash and a cell phone by a subject who had struck him in the head with a metal crowbar. Continue reading Shelton Man Arrested for Robbery & Assault

MacEwen Holding Telephone Town Hall

drew macewenState Representative Drew MacEwen is holding a telephone town hall on Monday Feb. 9. The hour-long telephone town hall starts at 6 PM. To participate, just dial 360-355-3025. The phone line will open shortly before the call begins. Continue reading MacEwen Holding Telephone Town Hall

Griffey Joins House in Honoring Washington National Guard

audio iconThe state House of Representatives Friday honored the men and women of the National Guard. Continue reading Griffey Joins House in Honoring Washington National Guard

Locals from Okanogan County ask Legislature for help in Carlton Complex Fire recovery

audio iconA proposal is moving through the state House to provide funding for economic recovery in Okanogan County following the devastating Carlton Complex Fire last July that destroyed homes and businesses. Continue reading Locals from Okanogan County ask Legislature for help in Carlton Complex Fire recovery

LOVE INC HELPS 71 PERCENT MORE PEOPLE IN 2014

love INC logoIn 2014, Mason County’s “Love in the Name of Christ”  (Love INC), saw an increase in the provision of services of 57 percent for adults, 44 percent for children, and a 71 percent increase overall in families served from 2013, with 1,118 referrals provided to churches and other agencies within Mason County. Continue reading LOVE INC HELPS 71 PERCENT MORE PEOPLE IN 2014

Victory for Mental Health

audio iconJoel’s Law unanimously okayed by State House. Continue reading Victory for Mental Health

Sheldon joins Senate Rules Committee

TimSheldonState Sen. Tim Sheldon, D-Potlatch, will return to the Senate Rules Committee as part of a deal that finalizes the membership of the quiet-but-powerful panel. Continue reading Sheldon joins Senate Rules Committee

Green Diamond Seeking Scholarship Applicants

green diamondOfficials from Green Diamond Resource Company’s Mark E. Reed Scholarship Washington board announced recently that eight $3000 scholarships will be awarded to high school and under-graduate college students in 2015. Eligible individuals must be Green Diamond Resource Company employees, sons or daughters of employees, or students in one of Green Diamond’s Mason and East Grays Harbor operating communities. Continue reading Green Diamond Seeking Scholarship Applicants

MacEwen files bill to require fines levied against pro-athletes go to local charities

drew macewenRep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union, filed a bill this week to send fines levied against pro-athletes in Washington state to charities within the state. Currently, fines levied against professional athletes are sent to the league headquarters and disbursed from there. This bill would create the opportunity for leagues to focus on charitable organizations in Washington state, where the athletes live and conduct business on behalf of their team and league. Continue reading MacEwen files bill to require fines levied against pro-athletes go to local charities