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Veterans Advisory Board Vacancy

Mason County is seeking applicants who are veterans and a resident of Mason County to fill one vacancy on the Mason County Veterans Advisory Board for a member-at-large position. The position is for a 2-year term.

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Kilmer to Hold Town Halls

In order to hear from constituents about the issues that matter to them, Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) will hold a series of town halls throughout the region, as well as a telephone town hall for folks who cannot attend an in-person town hall. The meetings will be open to the public.

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Watch Shelton City Council

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the August 20, 2019 Shelton City Council meeting.  There are two ways to watch the council meeting live at 6 PM: and You can also watch on demand on or Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communications’ local channel are Thursday at 3 PM and Saturday at 9 AM.

Click here for the meeting’s agenda.

County Unemployment Down Slightly

Mason County’s unemployment rate decreased slightly in July. Washington State Employment Security says the county say a one-tenth of a percentage point drop last month to 6.7 percent. That is nearly two percent higher than July of 2018’s rate of 5.8 percent.

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Watch Mason County Commission

[LIVE VIDEO] Watch the August 20, 2019 Mason County Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 9 AM:, or Mason County’s website ( You can also watch on demand on or Mason County’s website: Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communications’ local channel are Thursday at 6 PM, Saturday at 2 PM and Sunday at 9 AM.

Here is the meeting’s agenda:

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Timberland Regional Library Looking for Feedback

The Timberland Regional Library is looking for participation and community feedback on the draft 2020-2022 Strategic Plan and is holding several “Community Check-in Meetings” beginning 6 PM Tuesday at the Shelton Timberland Library.

There will be five Community Check-ins to discuss the draft Strategic Plan:

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Another Closure of Purdy Cut Off Road

Mason County Public Works is closing Purdy Cut Off Road to all through traffic on Wednesday. The closure begins at 6:30 AM on August 21, 2019 and will allow crews to continue work on a culvert replacement at milepost 0.52. The roadway is expected to be reopened to traffic by 4 PM.