Gov. Jay Inslee has named Stephen Sinclair secretary of the Department of Corrections. Sinclair will begin the position immediately. He takes over from Jody Becker, Ph.D, who has been serving as acting secretary since January. She will continue at DOC as deputy secretary.
Evergreen Elementary Principal Adina Brito was named this year’s Washington State Elementary Principal of the Year by a panel of principals representing the Elementary School Principals Association of Washington, a component of the Association of Washington School Principals (AWSP). She was one of 27 nominees from across the state. Continue reading Shelton’s Evergreen Elementary Has Principal of the Year→
Watch the April 25, 2017 Mason County Commission meeting. There are four ways to watch live at 6 PM: Hood Canal Communication’s local channel, 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.us. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s local channel are Thursday at 6 PM, Saturday at 2 PM and Sunday at 9 AM.
The Mason County PUD 3 Commission Tuesday adopted a fee schedule that will require new development to pay for a portion of the construction costs for new substations and upgrades to existing substations. The system capacity fee, which is based on a customer’s share of constructing substations to meet their power needs, goes into a special substation reserve fund. The fee applies to customers who add new load or expand existing load. Continue reading PUD 3 Approves Collecting Fees for Substation Construction→
The Shelton Yacht Club participated and competed last weekend in the annual boat parade and celebration hosted by Tacoma Yacht Club. The Tacoma Yacht Club Daffodil Marine Festival featured 22 yacht clubs and 160 boats from around the Puget Sound. Shelton had 14 boats competing in various events with several coming away with awards.
The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County on Monday, April 24, 2017. Specific details have not been released unless otherwise noted. Any one with information is encouraged to contact the appropriate law enforcement or emergency services agency. Continue reading Police Blotter 4/25/17→
After months of consideration and review, the Shelton City Commission authorized the Public Works Department to move forward with proposals to expand the Road Diet on Railroad Avenue from 1st Street to 7th Street. Public Works Director, Craig Gregory has made several presentations to the Commission this year outlining suggested improvements to the current configuration of Railroad Avenue. City Staff also collected extensive feedback from members of the community regarding the approved changes prior to making a final recommendation to the Commission. Continue reading City Moving Ahead with Railroad Avenue Road Diet Expansion→
Watch the April 24, 2017 Shelton City Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 2 PM: Hood Canal Communication’s local channel, 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.
The following is a summary of notable police and emergency calls in Mason County on Sunday, April 23, 2017. Specific details have not been released unless otherwise noted. Any one with information is encouraged to contact the appropriate law enforcement or emergency services agency. Continue reading Police Blotter 4/24/17→
Fire destroyed a house in the County portion of West G Street in Shelton Saturday morning. According to a news release, Mason County Fire District 11 firefighters responded to 400 block about 5:45 AM. When fire crews arrived, they found a two-story house fully involved. Crews were forced to fight the fire from the outside.