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Small Earthquake Near Belfair

A small earthquake shook an area between Belfair and Gorst Sunday afternoon. The USGS reports the magnitude 1.6 quake hit about 4:11 PM and was centered west of the Bremerton Airport at a depth of 11.1 miles.

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Police Blotter 5/20/12

The following is police activity in Mason County reported on Saturday, May 19, 2012.

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This Week’s Meetings Schedule

NM Voice & Shelton City Commission Mon.

PUD 3, Shelton School Board, Mason County Commission Tues.

PUD 3 John’s Prairie Ops Center Dedication Thurs.

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Police Blotter 5/19/12

The following is police activity reported in Mason County on Friday, May 18, 2012.

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Final Election Filings; Ballot Order Set

Friday was the last day of candidate filing for this fall’s election and two more jumped into the races for Mason County Commissioners bringing the total number of candidates for the three seats to 13. Frank Benavente filed for Mason County Commissioner District 2 as an Independent bringing the number of candidates for that race to 5. And Doug Ellingson filed as an Independent for Mason County Commissioner District 1, bringing the number of candidates for that race to 4.

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Police Blotter 5/18/12

The following is police activity in Mason County reported on Thursday, May 18, 2012.

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Day 4 of Election Filing

The fourth day of election filing netted two more for Mason County Commissioner and an incumbent for 35th District.

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Home Invasion Robbers Sentenced

Four of the five people involved in a home invasion robbery west of Belfair last November have been sentenced. The robbery occurred November 11, 2011 in the 300 block of Olympic View Drive, which is about two miles west of Belfair. The suspects forced their way into the victims’ home, tied up them up, and stole money, jewelry, medications and cash.

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