A sex offender convicted in Kitsap County has moved to Shelton. The Mason County Sheriff’s Office says 29-year-old Gregory Allen Howard, Jr. was convicted of Rape of a Child 1st Degree in 1997 and has given his address in Mason County as within the 300 block of South 1st Street in Shelton. This conviction stems from Howard at 14, sexually assaulting and raping a 7-year-old boy.
The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded in Washington remains above $4. GasBuddy.com says the state’s average is $4.01 a gallon. The AAA Auto Club says the state’s average is $4.04 a gallon. That’s 21 cents higher than the National average, one cent higher than a week ago, 34 cents higher than a month ago, and 16 cents higher than last year at this time.