Category Archives: News

Community Forum on Theler Set; Input Sought

NMSD logoThe North Mason School Board has scheduled a Community Forum to gather input regarding the Theler property. The forum is scheduled for 6 PM August 14th, 2014 in the Administration Building’s Boardroom. The School Board has created a survey to assist with the planning of the forum. Continue reading

Missing Boy Found

The 10-year-old boy missing in the Lake Cushman area has been found unharmed. Searchers found a footprint in the mud Friday morning and were able to reach Nathan Hernandez after he was spotted by a King County Sheriff Air Support Helicopter.

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Search Under Way for 10-Year-old Boy

MISSING Nathan HernandezSearch crews are looking for a missing 10-year-old boy in the Lake Cushman area. Nathan Hernandez was last seen about noon Thursday picking berries with his sister. The Hispanic boys is about four feet tall with dark hair and a thin build. He was last seen wearing a dark blue sweatshirt and jeans. The search began about 9 PM when the family called the Sheriff’s Office. Continue reading

PUD 3 Op Center Gets LEED Certificate

MCPUD Logo-ProcessMason County PUD No. 3′s Johns Prairie Operations center has been formally awarded Gold Certification in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program. Continue reading

Pot Farm Moratorium Lifted

video iconThe Mason County Commission has lifted the moratorium on applications for Recreational Marijuana farms. The Commissioners took action Tuesday night after a public hearing on the six-month moratorium that was enacted July 1. Three dozen people testified during the hearing that lasted over two hours. Continue reading

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City Accepting Tourism Funding Applications

city of shelton logo color small 150The City of Shelton will be accepting applications for tourism funding during the month of August. The City currently collects a four percent tax on Lodging that is to be used for either tourism events or tourism-related facilities. Continue reading

County Employee Recognitions

Mason County LOGOMason County recently recognized over 50 employees and an elected Official for their years of service with the County. Each year the County holds the Service Awards ceremony to recognize its employees celebrating work anniversaries of 10 years or more. Continue reading

18-year-old Drowns in Lake Cushman

MCsheriff logo smallAn 18-year-old Sequim male drowned while swimming in Lake Cushman Saturday. According to the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, the family of Calvin White called 9-1-1 about noon after he had been missing for over a half hour while swimming alone in the swimming area of Skokomish Park. Continue reading

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Truck Crashes into Canal

A truck ended up in Hood Canal Friday after the driver fell asleep. The State Patrol says the Chevrolet 1500 pickup was southbound on U.S. Highway 101 about 5 PM. Just south of Hoodsport, at milepost 333, the truck left the highway to the left, went over an embankment and landed in the Canal.

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