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.
A new video reportedly contradicts statements by a person of interest in Lindsey Baum’s disappearance from McCleary in 2009 and shows two women who police would like to identify. The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday the video was taken at about the same time Baum is believed to have disappeared.
Faith In Action West Sound has applied for a Community Development Block Grant through Mason County for funds to construct a Senior Center in Belfair. Faith In Action is seeking $1 Million, about a third of what is needed to build the state-of-the-art center that will not only serve seniors but the entire North Mason community.
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.