Deputy Shoots Theft Suspect Near Lake Cushman

A 50-yearold Hoodsport man is in serious but stable condition at Mason General Hospital after being shot by a Mason County Sheriff’s Deputy Thursday night. According to Sheriff’s Detectives, at about 8:30 PM, a Deputy was conducting surveillance on North Dow Ridge Road above Lake Cushman in connection to a forest products theft investigation. The deputy watched the suspect stealing wood and called for back up.

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Two Belfair Salmon Groups Merge

Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group and Pacific Northwest Salmon Center, both based in Belfair, have merged under a single board of directors with a new mission statement. The name “salmon enhancement group” will be retained as part of the overall organization. The group will continue to work on salmon enhancement, which includes science projects, habitat restoration and related work.

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