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Grand Opening Gala Held at the HUB

HUB-Gala-flyerA Grand Opening Gala was held Friday for the HUB for Senior Services in Belfair. Mason County Commissioner Randy Neatherlin was the master of ceremonies:

After seven years of planning and building, the HUB (which stands for Hospitality,Unity, and Belonging) has been open for nearly two months. Continue reading Grand Opening Gala Held at the HUB

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North Mason Voice Public Lands Commission Candidate Forum Monday

The North Mason Community Voice will be hosting a public forum with the candidates for Commissioner of Public Lands on Monday, June 27 in partnership with Mason Web TV and Hood Canal Communications at THE HUB FOR SENIORS, 111 NE Old Belfair Hwy, Belfair starting at 7:00 PM. The forum will be moderated by Joel Myer, who is also Public Information and Government Relations Manager of our local Public Utility District 3.
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This event is expected to be live-streamed to MasonWebTV.com and HCC.net/news as well as broadcast live on Hood Canal Communications’ local channel (46). Continue reading North Mason Voice Public Lands Commission Candidate Forum Monday

Road Construction on State Highways 6/26 to 7/2

DOT sealThe following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjoining areas from June 26, 2016 to July 2, 2016.

CONSTRUCTION

SR 3 – Belfair Area – Widening and Safety Improvements
TIME/DAYS: 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. each night Monday through Friday.
Continue reading Road Construction on State Highways 6/26 to 7/2

Don’t Get Ripped Off: Beware of Paving Scams

Wa-Dept-Lab-and-Indust-logoSunny weather means it’s time to beware of heat stroke, sunburns and paving scams.

When the weather warms up in Washington and around the country, traveling contractors go door to door, offering home and business owners a “good deal” to pave driveways with leftover asphalt from another job. They use high-pressure sales tactics and look legitimate with work crews and business signs on their trucks.

In reality, many operate illegally as unregistered contractors, in defiance of state law. Continue reading Don’t Get Ripped Off: Beware of Paving Scams

Sheriff Recognizes Search & Rescue at Monthly Breakfast

sheriff badgeSheriff Casey Salisbury hosted members of Mason County Search and Rescue as well as local emergency room doctor, Dr. Dean Gushee, at the monthly Sheriff’s Breakfast held at the Little Creek Casino.   Mason County Search and Rescue members were being recognized for their recent re-certification and Dr. Dean Gushee served as key note speaker talking about his experiences as medical support on a National Geographic expedition in Antarctica. Continue reading Sheriff Recognizes Search & Rescue at Monthly Breakfast

MTA Opens Public Parking Area in Belfair

MTA logoOn July 1, 2016 MTA will be opening a general public parking area in Belfair, located at 320 NE Roy Boad Road, behind Safeway.  Mason Transit Authority (MTA) is leasing the property from Northridge Properties, LLC, for a period of three years and will have the option to continue the agreement on a month-to-month basis following the three year term. The parking area will serve as a temporary location for local area residents and commuters to park until MTA completes construction of a permanent park and ride in Belfair. Continue reading MTA Opens Public Parking Area in Belfair

Puget Sound-area Waters Reopen for Fishing

Puget Sound-area fisheries that closed during an impasse in salmon-season negotiations will reopen immediately, state fish managers fish & wildlife logoannounced Friday.

Regulations for fisheries in Puget Sound marine waters, rivers and lakes through June 30 are listed in the 2015-16 Washington Sport Fishing Rules pamphlet, which is available online at http://wdfw.wa.gov/publications/01726/.  Beginning July 1, anglers should check the 2016-17 sport fishing rules pamphlet (available online at http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/regulations/) for fisheries information. Continue reading Puget Sound-area Waters Reopen for Fishing

Sheriff Invites Colleagues to Walk a Lap for Steve

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Sheriff Casey Salisbury invited attendees of the monthly Sheriff’s Breakfast held at the Little Creek Casino to gather shortly afterward at the Shelton High School track to walk a lap in honor of Steve Ellyson and his wife, Lucy, who recently lost their battles with cancer.   Continue reading Sheriff Invites Colleagues to Walk a Lap for Steve

Fireworks Sales Begin June 28th

WA state fire marshal_logo3Consumer firework sales across the state will begin at noon on Tuesday, June 28 and continue until 9:00 p.m. on July 5.  State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy reminds residents to “know the laws before purchasing and discharging fireworks,” and “only purchase legal fireworks.”  This year 867 retail fireworks stand licenses were issued. Continue reading Fireworks Sales Begin June 28th