Save Shelton NJROTC Meeting Set

Shelton NJROTC Cadets Daniel Bouchie and John Olson handing out program information at the Mason Area Fair

A community meeting has been set to save the Shelton NJROTC (Navy Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps). The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 PM Tuesday, August 7th in the P.U.D. 3 auditorium on Johns Prairie Road. The Shelton unit is on the Navy’s list of units to be disestablished next year due to its failure to meet statutory and NJROTC regulatory minimum enrollment.

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Average Gas Prices

Gas prices have been relatively stable recently, according to www.GasBuddy.com. The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded in Washington is $3.65. That’s about a penny lower than a week ago, two cents higher than a month ago, but 16 cents lower than a year ago. The State’s average is 15 cents higher than the National average of $3.50 a gallon. Washington has the fifth highest price for gas in the Continental United States.

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Two Injured in Crash on 101 near Little Creek Casino

Picture provided by the State Patrol

Two men from Shelton were injured in a one-car rollover on U.S. Highway 101 Saturday afternoon. The State Patrol says 42-year-old Randy A. Baca was driving the 1995 Oldsmobile northbound on 101 at a high rate of speed about 3:30 PM. Just south of the intersection with Highway 108 and Little Creek Casino, Baca completed a pass and drove onto the left shoulder. He then overcorrected, crossed both northbound lanes and went into the soft shoulder. The Oldsmobile then rolled and came to rest on its top in one of the northbound lanes, blocking the highway.

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