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League of Women Voters Offers Online Voters’ Guide

The League of Women Voters is offering an online voters’ guide: Vote411.org. This website provides information on all the candidates on the August 7th Primary Election Ballot – Nationwide. A voter can enter their address and find out about the races they will be voting on: from U.S. Senator to County Commissioner.

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PUD 3 Trimming Trees in Shorecrest Monday

Mason County PUD No. 3 will begin a 10 week tree trimming/removal project in the Shorecrest area on Monday. PUD 3 crews will be working on Crestview Drive, Valley Rose Drive, Leeds Drive, Shorecrest, and surrounding roadways. There may be some traffic delays in the area.

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Police Blotter 7/5/12

The following is police activity in Mason County reported on Wednesday, July 4, 2012.

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Stable Gas Prices

Gas prices in Washington have stabilized, according to GasBuddy.com. However, the average price in the State has dropped 7 cents in the last week to $3.59 a gallon. This is 63 cents lower than a month ago and 19 cents lower than a year ago but still higher than the National average of $3.38. In Mason County, the lowest cash price for a gallon of regular unleaded in $3.37.

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Credit Cards Compromised at Olympic College

At least 16 people have reported their credit cards might have been compromised at Olympic College. The Kitsap Sun and KIRO TV report one student at the Shelton campus and 11 students and four employees on the Bremerton campus told college security officers they were notified of suspicious activity including having their credit card numbers used at a Wal-Mart in Texas.

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Police Blotter 7/4/12

The following is police activity in Mason County reported on Monday, July 2, 2012 and Tuesday, July 3, 2012.

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Port to Seek Fairgrounds Meeting with FAA

The Port of Shelton Commission will be seeking a meeting with officials from the Federal Aviation Administration to discuss the Fairgrounds property that is just south of Sanderson Field. Port staff would like to move the Fairgrounds from its current location to an area northwest of the decommissioned runway. This would include some new construction while possibly moving existing buildings from the old location.

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County Approves Agreement with Timberlakes for Deputy

The Mason County Commission has approved an agreement with the Timberlake Community Club to provide and pay for enhanced law enforcement services in the Timberlakes development. Timberlakes will pay on an hourly basis up to $40,000 a year. This agreement helps the Sheriff’s Office fund a deputy for the general area while also increasing police presents in the neighborhood.

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