One Injured in 101 Crash

A Seattle woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 101 Saturday night near Hamma Hamma. The State Patrol reports a 2010 Volkswagen Golf was northbound on 101 about 10 PM. Near milepost 321 (which is between Jorsted Creek and Hamma Hamma River), the VW crossed the center line, left the roadway and entered the southbound ditch. The Golf then struck a dirt embankment and rolled at least once, landing on it’s top in the northbound lane.

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Shelton Tennis: Goodale to State

The Shelton girls’ tennis will have one representative in the State Tournament. Julia Goodale finished 6th as a singles player in the Class 3A West Central District 3 / Southwest District 4 Championships. Goodale beat Stadium’s Sam Putman 6-0, 6-1 in the first round but lost to Hudson Bay’s Avery Honaker in the second round 6-2, 6-3. In the consolation bracket, She beat Mt. Tahoma’s Vy Vu 6-0, 6-1 and Kelso’s Natalie Brown 6-2, 6-3 before losing to Mountainview’s Juwoon Kim 6-1, 6-0 in the 5th place match. Goodale will serve as an alternate in State.

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District Track Results for SHS and NM

At the Class 3A West Central District 3 / Southwest District 4 Track and Field Championships, the Shelton boys finished 13th while the Lady Highclimbers tied for 14th in the team standings.

Top Placing ‘Climbers:
Cody Simon won the men’s pole vault.
McKenzie Salazar-Fox finished 2nd in the women’s shot put with a personal record 39 feet.

Cody Hall placed 5th in the men’s javelin.
Kaitlyn Paller took 6th in the women’s shot put, 6th inthe women javelin, and 7th in the women’s discus.
William Johnson was 7th in the men’s 1600 meters
Alysia Rosback finished 8th in the women’s long jump.

The State Track and Field Championship Meet is May 25 through May 27 at Mt. Tahoma High School.
At the Class 2A West Central District 3 Track and Field Championships, the North Mason girls finished 14th in the team standings.

The Lady Bulldogs were led by Lily Campbell who won the women’s discus with a personal record 110 feet, 5 inches and was 3rd in the women’s javelin.
Natalie Carstensen was 5th in the women’s 400 meters with a personal record 1 minute 1.3 seconds.

The State Track and Field Championship Meet is May 25 through May 27 at Mt. Tahoma High School.

Candidate Filing Week Ends

Candidate filing week ended Friday with 66 people declaring for 55 offices. Eight of those positions have two or more candidates including the race for City of Shelton Commissioner of Streets and Public Improvement which netted four candidates.

Kevin Dorcy, Erick Onisko, Jacob Dreifus and incumbent Tracy Moore filed for the City Commission seat and will appear on the August Primary Election Ballot. A lot draw was held Friday and this is how the candidates will appear on the ballot:

Jacob Dreifus
Kevin Dorcy
Tracy Moore
Eric Onisko

Among the races that have two candidates is the Port of Allyn Commissioner District No. 2 seat. Ted Jackson and Houston M. Hamilton are vying for the position currently held by Jean Farmer who decided not file for re-election.

Other Port Commission races:

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Road Construction on State Highways 5/21/17 to 5/27/17

The following is a summary of road construction and maintenance scheduled on state highways around Mason County and adjoining areas from May 21, 2017 to May 27, 2017.

CONSTRUCTION

SR 8 – Middle and East Forks Wildcat Creek – Remove Fish Barriers
Highway: SR 8 Region: Olympic County: Grays Harbor Location: Milepost(s) 4.3 to 7.5
Description: Crews will remove barriers to fish.
Project web page
Work schedule: Westbound SR 8 is reconfigured to accommodate both directions of traffic. The SR 8 speed limit in the area is reduced to 45 mph. This reconfiguration is illustrated in this YouTube video.

The intersection of SR 8 and SR 108 in McCleary is closed to all traffic around the clock through summer 2019. During the closure, drivers headed to McCleary will be directed to the Mox Chehalis Road interchange.

SR 8 W of Old Sand Crk. Rd. to Jct. US 101 – Paving

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District Track Results for SHS, NM and MMK

After the first day of the Class 3A West Central District III / Southwest District IV Track & Field Championships at Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner, the Shelton boys were in 9th place while the Lady Highclimbers were 11th in the team standings.

Shelton’s Cody Simon won the men’s pole vault.
McKenzie Salazar-Fox placed 2nd in the women’s shot put (with a personal record 39 feet).
Kaitlyn Paller placed 6th in the women’s javelin (with a personal record 105 feet, 6 inches) and placed 6th in the women’s shot put.
William Johnson was 7th in the men’s 1600 meters (with a personal record 4 minutes, 29.5 seconds).

Competition continues Saturday.

 

After the first day of the Class 2A West Central District III Track & Field Championships at Renton Stadium, the North Mason girls were in 18th place in the team standings.

The Bulldogs Natalie Carstensen finished 5th in the 400 meters (with a personal record 1 minute 1.3 seconds).

Competition continues Saturday.

 

 

The Mary M. Knight track & field teams competed in the Class 1B Southwest District IV Championships Wednesday at Naselle High School. The Owl boys finished 3rd in the team standings while the girls from Matlock were 6th.

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Justice Department Announces the National Blue Alert Network

The Justice Department, along with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Friday announced the nationwide rollout of the National Blue Alert Network, including newly developed deliverables and federal interagency cooperation to enhance the safety and support of America’s law enforcement officers. Under implementation by the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office), the National Blue Alert Network promotes rapid dissemination of information to law enforcement, the media and the public about violent offenders who have killed, seriously injured or pose an imminent threat to law enforcement, or when an officer is missing in connection with official duties.

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