Watch the July 17, 2018 Shelton City Council meeting. There are two ways to watch the first council meeting live at 7 PM: hcc.net/news and MasonWebTV.com. You can also watch on demand on hcc.net/news or MasonWebTV.com. Rebroadcasts on Hood Canal Communication’s local channel are Thursday at 3 PM and Saturday at 9 AM.
There are wildfires burning in Mason County and the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has established an Incident Response Team at Olympic Middle School in Shelton.
The King’s Landing Fire (reported about 4:30 PM Monday) is between Phillips Lake and Timber Lake off Bertelsen Road in the Agate area, has burned 62 acres, is about 30% contained and there is a TFR (Temporary Flight Restriction) for that area due to unauthorized drones hampering arial firefighting efforts.
The Brockdale Fire started Monday at 10 PM, has burned 2.78 acres and is 40% contained.
[VIDEO] The Mason County Auditor’s Office has new election processing equipment. Auditor Karen Herr talked about the Clear Ballot system during Tuesday’s Mason County Commission meeting.
Another new feature: no postage necessary to mail in your ballot.
Fire crews remain on the scene of a wildfire that is burning between Phillips Lake and Timber Lake off East Bertelsen Road in the Agate area. Officials estimate that the Kings Landing Fire has burned 62 acres and at last report was 0% contained.
The fire was first reported about 4:30 PM Monday and two helicopters were called in to assist ground crews with containment efforts. However, those efforts were hampered by private drones being flow in the area.
Watch the July 17, 2018 Mason County Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 9 AM: 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.
Ballots for the August 7th Primary Election will be mailed to registered voters beginning Tuesday, July 17th. On the ballot are federal, state and local positions that include: U.S. Senator, U.S. Representative (Congressional Dist. #6 and #10), State Senator, State Representative (Positions 1 and 2), Assessor, Auditor, Clerk, Coroner, Prosecutor, Sheriff, Treasurer, County Commissioner Dist. 3, and District Court Judge.
[VIDEO] MasonWebTV Powered by HCC sat down with Charles Rhodes, write-in candidate for Mason County Auditor. Rhodes’ name will not be on August 7th ballot but decided to challenge Paddy McGuire for the seat currently held by Karen Herr who is retiring.
Ballots will be mailed to voters July 17th.
Watch select games from the 2018 Pee Wee Reese World Series. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC will be broadcasting three games on Saturday from Mason County Recreation Area (MCRA) Field 7. These games include one semi-final (JC Sports Climbers vs. Sandbergl) at 9 AM, the 3rd/4th Place Game at 11 AM, and the Championship Game at 1 PM.
Please note: Internet connection may be interrupted from time to time. Please be patient. We will get the game back online as soon as possible.
Semi-Final between JC Sports Climbers and Sandberg
3rd/4th Place Game
Crews continue working on several infrastructure improvement projects in the downtown area of Shelton that are impacting travel around the city. There are several temporary traffic revisions and lane closures currently in effect. Traffic revisions mentioned in this update are subject to change without notice, and may not include all potential revisions and/or lane closures that could be implemented. However, here is the schedule for July 16 to July 20. These projects are the Basin 3 Rehabilitation Project, Downtown Connector Project, Cascade Natural Gas updates, and the Turner Avenue Revitalization Project:
Downtown Connector Project:
- Olympic Highway North will be open. The roadway will be reduced to two lanes, one in each direction.
- Intermittent closures on Alder St., and adjacent side streets, between 2nd St. and 7th St.
Basin 3 Sewer Rehabilitation Project:
The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjoining areas from July 15, 2018 to July 21, 2018.
SR 102, WA ST Corrections Center St to US 101 – Chip Seal
Highway: Dayton Airport Road (SR 102) Region: Olympic County: Mason Location: Milepost(s) 0.01 to 2.9
Description: Crews will install a protective weatherproofing following previous chip seal activities.
Work Schedule: See below:
Drivers can expect one-way alternating traffic and reduced speed limits during daylight hours on Saturday, July 14.