Category Archives: News

Watch Mason County Commission

Watch the May 3, 2016 Mason County Commission meeting. There are four ways to watch live at 2 PM: Hood Canal Communication’s local channel (46), hcc.net/news, MasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website: co.mason.wa.us. You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/news, MasonWebTV.com or Mason County’s website: co.mason.wa.u.  Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s local channel are Thursday at 6 PM, Saturday at 2:

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Shooting Suspect Captured

ChfXgWLUUAAU6Q7The shooting suspect mistakenly released after his arrest in Oregon has been captured. The Mason County Sheriff’s Office says Joshua Weythman Baker was apprehended near Shelton Monday.

Baker was involved in a pursuit in the Shelton area in late April when he shot at a Deputy. Baker was later arrested in Oregon. Transferred to Cowlitz County and then some how released. Continue reading Shooting Suspect Captured

Watch Shelton City Commission

Watch the May 2, 2016 Shelton City Commission meeting.  There are three ways to watch live at 6 PM: Hood Canal Communication’s local channel (46), hcc.net/news, or MasonWebTV.com. You can also watch on demand on  hcc.net/news or MasonWebTV.com. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s local channel are Wednesday at 11 AM, Thursday at 3 PM, and Saturday at 9 AM.

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Mc Intosh Announces Bid for County Commissioner

Kelley McIntoshKelley McIntosh of Belfair, has officially announced her campaign for Mason County Commissioner District 1.  The following is her message to the community and why she is seeking this position as county commissioner:

I have been planning to run for county commissioner for several years.  I believe this is the right time for me personally and professionally.  Continue reading Mc Intosh Announces Bid for County Commissioner

Two Fatalities Sunday

wsp logo3The State Patrol is investigating two fatalities that occurred on area highways on Sunday: one on U.S. Highway 101 near Brockdale Road; the other on Highway 8 outside McCleary. Specific details on these incidents have not been released. Continue reading Two Fatalities Sunday

Police Blotter 5/1/16

police blotterThe following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County from Friday April 29, 2016 and Saturday April 30, 2016. Specific details have not been released. Continue reading Police Blotter 5/1/16

DOL Discusses Facial Recognition System at Sheriff’s Breakfast

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Jeff Oehlerich, Supervisor of LIU in DOL and Sheriff Casey Salisbury

Sheriff Casey Salisbury hosted speakers from the Washington Department of Licensing (DOL) License Integrity Unit (LIU) at the monthly Sheriff’s Breakfast held at the Little Creek Casino.

Sheriff Casey Salisbury said, ”Fraud and identity theft target our most vulnerable citizens and learning the capabilities of other agencies’ resources is useful in building partnerships.”

video iconJeff Oehlerich, Supervisor of the LIU, shared how the DOL uses a Facial Recognition System (FRS) to monitor the licensing database for possibly fraudulently applied for licenses. Continue reading DOL Discusses Facial Recognition System at Sheriff’s Breakfast

Shooting Suspect Released from Oregon Jail

Joshua Weythman BakerThe Mason County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help in locating Joshua Weythman Baker. Baker was involved in a pursuit in the Shelton area late last month when he shot at a Deputy. Baker was later arrested in Oregon. The Sheriff’s Office says it is unclear why he was released and Baker had not returned to Mason County. Multiple agencies are looking into the chain of events that led to his release. Continue reading Shooting Suspect Released from Oregon Jail

Several Puget Sound-area fisheries to close May 1

fish & wildlife logoFive lakes and the lower sections of most rivers that flow into Puget Sound will close to all fishing beginning Sunday, May 1, when salmon and steelhead fishing also closes in the Sound. Continue reading Several Puget Sound-area fisheries to close May 1

Sheriff Presents Meritorious Service Medals

sheriff badgeMason County Sheriff Casey Salisbury video iconpresented three Meritorious Service Medals during Friday’s Law Enforcement Breakfast at Little Creek Casino Resort. Continue reading Sheriff Presents Meritorious Service Medals