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Island Residents Against Fudge Point Transaction

Harstine Island residents are in favor of preserving one of the most pristine beaches on the Island but opposed to any transaction that would lead to the development of Fudge Point into a State Park campground or a residential development that has also been proposed.

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Police Blotter

The following is police activity in Mason County reported on Tuesday, March 6, 2012.

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Police Blotter

The following is police activity in Mason County reported on Monday, March 5, 2010.

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Johns Prairie Operations Center Open for Business April 2

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Mason County PUD No. 3 says that April 2 will be the first official day of business at the new operations center on John’s Prairie. According to a news release, the energy efficient facility at 2621 E Johns Prairie Road provides for improved customer service; more efficient management of utility functions; lower cost of operations over the long term; and additional office space that will allow for continued customer-centered service for the next 50 years or longer.

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Man accused of vehicular homicide held on $250,000 bail

A man police think was the driver of a car involved in a fatal crash in Olympia Sunday morning is being held on a $250,000 bond. Two men died in the one-car crash. The Olympian Newspaper reports Mathew Edwin Wharton, 26, appeared in Thurston County Superior Court Monday afternoon by video before Judge Carol Murphy. Wharton is accused of two counts of vehicular homicide and three counts of felony hit and run with death or injury.

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