Shelton Police arrested a 29-year-old Shelton woman for vandalizing cars along Turner Avenue early Wednesday morning. According to a news release, officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of Turner at 2:10 AM regarding a female breaking car windows with rocks and opening residents mail boxes. One of the victims of vandalism provided dispatchers a description of the suspect and the first officer on-scene quickly located the suspect and took her into custody, without incident.
At the Class 2A Boys’ State Golf Championships, North Mason’s Eric Jones shot a 79 in the first round at Columbia Point Golf Course in Richland and is tied for 21st. Jones has a second round tee time of 8:26 AM.
The Bulldogs’ other State qualifier, Luke Morris, missed making the second round by a stroke shooting an 85.
After the first day of the Class 3A Boys’ State Golf Championships, Shelton’s Tim Nail shot a first-round 76 at the Creek at Qualchan in Spokane and is tied for 17th. The Highclimbers’ Ethan Pentony had a 77 and is tied for 24th among Class 3A golfers. Nail’s second round tee time is 8:15 AM and Pentony tees off at 8:24 AM today.
The ‘Climbers’ Dreann Merriman had a 97 in the first round at Indian Canyon Golf Course in Spokane. Unfortunately Merriman didn’t advance to the second day of the Class 3A Girls’ Golf Championships.
Watch the May 22, 2018 Mason County Commission meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 6 PM: 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.
The unemployment rate in Mason County dropped in April. According to preliminary figures from the State Employment Security Department, the County’s unemployment rate last month was 6.6 percent, down four-tenths of a percentage point from the revised rate for March of 7 percent but the same as the rate for April of last year.
Watch the May 22, 2018 Mason County Board of Health meeting. There are three ways to watch live at 3 PM: 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.
In accordance with the tradition of the American Public Works Association, those who work in professions that provide and maintain public facilities and services are being honored this week during National Public Works Week, May 20 – 26.
Sponsored by the American Public Works Association, the objective of Public Works Week is to increase public awareness of the contributions public works professionals make to their communities as well as to educate citizens about their duties, practices, and goals.
Volunteer search teams and law enforcement officials from across the state continued a large scale forensic search in Kittitas County over the weekend. Investigators are searching for anything that may be related to the skeletal remains found last fall that were later identified as those of Lindsey Baum, a 10-year-old girl last seen on June 26, 2009, in McCleary on her way home from a friend’s house.
Search efforts over the past two weekends have drawn nearly 200 volunteers and law enforcement officials and 22 K9 teams from across the region. The search is believed to be one of the largest in state history based on the number of personnel involved.
At the Class 3A West Central District 3 / Southwest Distrct 4 Track and Field Championships, Shelton had six athletes advance to State.
Cody Hall finished 2nd in the boys’ javelin with a season record throw of 167 feet, 6 inches.
Freshman Victoria Silverman took 3rd in the girls’ 300-meter hurdles with a personal record time of 46.11 seconds.
McKenzie Salazar-Fox placed 4th in the girls’ shot put.
Trinity Payment was 4th in the girls’ long jump (with a personal record 17 feet 1.75 inches).
Josiah Salazar-Fox took 4th in the boys’ 400 meters.
William Johnson was 5th in the boys’ 1600 meters (with a personal record time of 9 minutes, 39.64 seconds).
At the Class 2A West Central District Track and Field Championships at Renton Memorial Stadium over the weekend, North Mason’s Lily Campbell won the girls’ discus and javelin, and took 3rd in the shot put (with a personal record 33 feet 8 inch throw). The senior Bulldog will be competing in State along with two others from Belfair.
Christopher Ramsey finished fourth in the boys’ long jump and Braeden Kemmer was fourth in the boys’ triple jump.