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Al-Anon Family Group meets in Shelton Serenity in Shelton Al-Anon Family Group meets at noon Jan. 20 at 1900 King St. in Shelton. Blood donations needed The weather conditions have caused canceled appointments to donate blood, and Bloodworks...

 

City crews plowed snow 24/7 during storms

For more than a week, City of Shelton public works crews worked around the clock de-icing streets, plowing snow and dropping sand to help motorists navigate an extended snap of snow, freezing rain...

 

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Nonprofits can apply for vans Nonprofit organizations can apply for a Mason Transit Authority grant for two used 12-passenger vans. Jan. 10 is the deadline to apply for the grant. The grant application, selection criteria and other information is at...

 

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Register to receive Toys for Tots gifts Mason County families in need can register until Friday to receive holiday items from Mason County Toys for Tots. Shelton families can register online at http://shelton-wa.toysfortots.org, and click on “Apply...

 

City OKs new gallery exhibit

The Shelton City Council on Nov. 16 approved a new art exhibit for display from Nov. 30 through Feb. 28 at the Rotating Art Gallery in the Shelton Civic Center. The council followed the...

 

Shelton School District seeks employees

In a news release, the district said it is hiring regular substitute teachers for $175 a day, emergency substitute teachers for $140 a day, para educators for up to $21.59 an hour, substitute para...

 

City hosts hearing on 2022 budget

No one spoke during a public hearing Oct. 19 on the City of Shelton’s proposed $41.1 million budget for 2022. The Shelton City Council will host a second public hearing on the proposed budget at its meeting at 6 p.m. Nov. 16. The budget must be...

 

Shelton Police to buy new body, dash cameras

The Shelton Police Department will receive $249,580 to purchase new body-worn and dash cameras for officers because its current cameras are no longer in production. The council gave Tuesday evening gave final approval to the purchase at its meeting....

 

Buy pet microchip, help cat foster program

The new cat foster partnership with the Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women in Belfair benefits when the Humane Society of Mason County sells pet microchips for $20 from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdy at Casey’s Bar and Grille at 24090 state Route 3...

 

Games, classes at senior center in Shelton

Games, classes at senior center in Shelton The Mason County Senior Activities Center hosts games, classes and other events at the Pavilion at 190 W. Sentry Drive in Shelton. The events on Oct. 18 are cribbage and tai chi at 8:15 a.m., line dance at...

 

Mason County Genealogical Society meets Thursdays

The Mason County Genealogical Society meets via Zoom at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month. To get the Zoom link, call 360-437-3119 or email [email protected]

 

Cinderella makeovers benefit homeless youths

Thirty women over the age of 50 will be transformed into “Cinderella at the ball” and photographed at a fundraising event Saturday at The Underground in Shelton. The “Cinderella of a Certain Age” event raises money for the nonprofit Shelton...

 

Activities at senior center in Shelton

The Mason County Senior Activities Center hosts games, classes and other events at the Pavilion at 190 W. Sentry Drive in Shelton. The activities on Sept. 27 are cribbage at 8:15 a.m., tai chi at 8:15 a.m., line dance at 9 a.m., Mexican train dominoe...

 

Peninsula Arts Association gathers at city hall

The Peninsula Arts Association will meet at 1 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Shelton Civic Center, 525 W. Cota St....

 

Hood Canal superintendent talks at Zoom forum

The Hood Canal Improvement Club will host a Zoom presentation featuring Hood Canal School Superintendent Nikki Grubbs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5. Grubbs will offer updates on such topics as the bond and levy proposal for February, school attendance,...

 

Shelton schools seeks interpreter for Q'anjob'al, Mam language

The Shelton School District is looking for people who are fluent in Mam or Q’anjob’al and English, and who can help with interpretations. The district will pay an hourly wage. For more information, contact Betty Uriostegui at 360-426-2151, ext....

 

Two local students excelling at SNHU

Devyn Anunta of Tahuya and Desolee Bang of Shelton earned spots on the President’s List for the summer quarter at Southern New Hampshire University. To be eligible, a full-time student must earn a GPA of 3.7 or better....

 

Shelton School Board welcomes new member

Marty Best was sworn in as the newest member of the Shelton School Board at its Sept. 14 meeting. “Congratulations Marty, we’re pleased to have you on the board,” said School Board President Sally Karr. Best, a Shelton resident who works as...

 

Shelton church offers help after death of a loved one

Faith Lutheran Church in Shelton offers a 12-week course that focuses on healing after a loved one dies. The sessions are hosted online and in person. An in-person introduction to the program will be presented at 2 p.m. today at the church at 1212...

 

Games, classes at senior center

The Mason County Senior Activities Center hosts games, classes and other events at the Pavilion at 190 W. Sentry Drive in Shelton. The activities Sept. 27 are cribbage at 8:15 a.m., tai chi at 8:15 a.m., line dance at 9 a.m., Mexican train dominoes...

 

Get help paying your heating bill

The nonprofit Community Action Council in Shelton is scheduling appointments Tuesday for requests for assistance paying heating hills. Phones open at 7 a.m. at 360-426-9726 and the online schedule opens at 9 a.m. for self-scheduling at...

 

40 et 8 offering nursing scholarships

The 40 et 8 Veterans Club in Shelton offers nursing scholarships to applicants in the nursing field who want to expand their education to become a registered nurse. Interested applicants can email [email protected]

 

Nonprofit Briefs

Shelton Centennial Lions selling apples The Shelton Centennial Lions are selling 40-pound boxes of fresh Fuji apples for $40 each, with the proceeds going to public projects as health screenings for...

 

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