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Drop Off Donations for Firefighters Friday

Okanogan fireHood Canal Communications and Taylor Shellfish are proud to contribute to the firefighting efforts by collecting and delivering items that are much in need for the firefighters and families in Eastern, WA. As you know, the fires this year are some of the worst in Washington State history and our firefighters need our help.  Taylor Shellfish is supplying a semi-truck and trailer and will be collecting items in the Walmart Parking lot on Friday 8/28/2015 from 9 AM to until we fill the trailer. Or items can be dropped off before Friday afternoon at the HCC office located at 2218 Olympic Hwy N, Shelton, WA. Continue reading Drop Off Donations for Firefighters Friday

Tracy Moore Awarded Certificate of Municipal Leadership

Tracy MooreShelton City Commissioner of Public Works Tracy Moore recently received a Certificate of Municipal Leadership (CML) from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC). Commissioner Moore completed over 30 hours of training credits to earn this distinction. Continue reading Tracy Moore Awarded Certificate of Municipal Leadership

Most of Puget Sound closes to crabbing Sept. 7; Summer catch reports due Oct. 1

fish & wildlife logoMost areas of Puget Sound will close to recreational crab fishing at sunset on Labor Day (Sept. 7), with summer catch reports due by midnight Oct. 1. Continue reading Most of Puget Sound closes to crabbing Sept. 7; Summer catch reports due Oct. 1

Police Blotter 8/27/15

police blotterThe following is a summary of police and emergency calls in Mason County from Wednesday, August 26, 2015. Specific details have not been released (unless otherwise indicated).

 

Burglary: 1900 block NE Tahuya River Drive;

Assault: (domestic) 900 block E Mikkelsen Road; Continue reading Police Blotter 8/27/15

New tax changes on way for some out-of-state businesses

DOR logoOut-of-state companies could see some changes to their Washington state tax obligations due to new legislation taking effect Sept. 1, 2015. Continue reading New tax changes on way for some out-of-state businesses

Alderbrook Cove Shellfish Area Reclassified

alderbrook cove reclass smallThe Washington State Department of Health has reclassified 17 acres of the Hood Canal 6 (Alderbrook Cove) commercial shellfish growing area in Mason County from “Approved” to “Conditionally Approved.” According to a letter from the office of Environmental Health and Safety, this change in classification was prompted by the results of a comprehensive review of pollution conditions and marine water quality data. Continue reading Alderbrook Cove Shellfish Area Reclassified

Police Blotter 8/26/15

police blotterThe following is a summary of police and emergency calls in Mason County from Tuesday, August 25, 2015. Specific details have not been released (unless otherwise indicated). Continue reading Police Blotter 8/26/15

SR 3 drivers in Belfair can expect added travel time during tree removal

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, drivers may encounter occasional daytime closures of State Route 3 in Belfair. Drivers will be stopped for multiple 15-minute intervals at milepost 25 near Belfair Elementary School.  Continue reading SR 3 drivers in Belfair can expect added travel time during tree removal

Landlords Sought for Section 8 Housing

The Bremerton Housing Authority (BHA) is looking for Mason County landlords welling to rent to those with Section 8 Vouchers. Monday, Sara Van Cleve, Housing Director for BHA which administers the program for Mason County, explained the program to members of the North Mason Community Voice.

Section 8 is a federally funded Housing Assistance Program for qualified low income elderly, disabled and single families. Funding comes to BHA from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) which has specific regulations and guidelines – one of which is to have reasonable rent. Continue reading Landlords Sought for Section 8 Housing