The Hood Canal School Board has selected a new Superintendent/Principal: Shawn Batstone. Batstone is currently Director of Teaching and Learning for the Yelm School District and has tentatively accepted the position based on successful contract negotiations.
The City of Shelton has rescheduled the closure and paving of Fairmount Avenue. As part of the upgrades to the City’s Wastewater Treatment Plant, Stellar J Corporation will be paving around the plant and a portion of Fairmount Avenue. That work, which was scheduled for this week, is now set for next Tuesday and Wednesday (May 8th & 9th) from 7 AM to 6:30 PM.
A man fell from the railroad trestle over Highway 3 in Shelton Tuesday night. According to a news release, Central Mason Fire & EMS responded to the trestle near the Oakland Bay Marina about 6:45 PM and found the unidentified man in his 50s lying on the side of the highway suffering multiple injuries.
The Shelton Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) recently placed at the Northwest Drill and Rifle Conference Championship. Four teams from Shelton participated in the Championships held at Oak Harbor High School on April 28th along with hundreds of students from 28 high schools in Washington and Oregon.
The Mason County Commissioners are seeking applications from community members interested in serving on the County’s Board of Equalization. The three-member appointed board with one alternate is responsible for ensuring all property evaluations are at 100% of market value so equitable tax assessment can be established.