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  • North Mason's Skjonsby signs with Linfield volleyball

    Staff report|Mar 16, 2023

    North Mason High School's Teegan Skjonsby is taking her volleyball talent to the next level. Skjonsby signed last week with Linfield University in McMinnville, Oregon, to compete for Wildcat volleyball. Skjonsby, who was a team captain for the Bulldogs, helped North Mason earn a third-place finish at the Olympic League postseason tournament and a berth in the West Central District III tournament in the fall. Linfield competes at the NCAA Division III level in the Northwest Conference, which...

  • Prep Roundup

    Compiled by reporter Matt Baide|Mar 16, 2023

    Shelton Baseball The Shelton baseball team lost its opening nonleague game 6-0 against Olympic on Friday at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds. The Highclimbers (0-1) will travel to Port Angeles on Saturday for another nonleague contest and will play its first Evergreen Conference game of the season Tuesday against Tumwater. Shelton Girls golf Shelton will begin the season Monday in an Evergreen Conference match against Rochester at Alderbrook Golf Course. Shelton Boys soccer The Highclimbers faced W.F. West on Tuesday in an Evergreen Conference...

  • Commissioner Jackson joins broadband effort

    Kirk Boxleitner|Mar 16, 2023

    Port of Allyn Commissioner Ted Jackson was appointed to the Rural Broadband Task Force on March 6. Jackson was invited by Dan Teuteberg to take part in the task force’s work in Mason County on behalf of the United Way and the Port of Allyn. Teuteberg is an associate professor and 4-H youth development regional specialist, and is the director of Washington State University Extension programs in Mason and Grays Harbor counties. Teuteberg told Jackson that WSU Extension is joining with the W...

  • Belfair man charged with malicious mischief

    Matt Baide|Mar 16, 2023

    A Belfair man was arrested and charged with malicious mischief and criminal trespass after an incident at a Kitsap PUD property Feb. 18 near Bremerton. Gene Ray Brown, 44, has an omnibus hearing scheduled March 21 and a trial scheduled April 17. According to the incident report, Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office’s Justin Coronado was sent to a possible stolen vehicle on Puget Sound Energy property near Solid Lane in Bremerton. He met the person who called in the vehicle and said he was out at the...

  • Port of Dewatto campground cleanup on March 25

    Kirk Boxleitner|Mar 16, 2023

    The Port of Dewatto bid farewell to winter by reiterating that its campground cleanup is still scheduled for Saturday, March 25. Campground coordinator Joe Newman reported several inquiries from prospective participants this year. Port Manager Jeana Crosby estimated 25 to 30 volunteers will take part this year, which led Port Commissioner Ted Edwards to request that logs be removed from the water. Edwards said he believes the logs are a safety hazard, which he’d had removed years ago. Port C...

  • Mary gets the chance to visit in Sam's absence

    Clydene Hostetler|Mar 16, 2023

    Sounds like Mary is totally comfortable being alone with Sam out of town. She is quite social. Having her shoes repaired, ironing and mending clothes shows what life was like at the time. When I was a kid and we lived on a farm in Oregon, we butchered a cow and a pig each year. My folks rented a meat locker in Sandy, Oregon. I got to go once and see what it looked like. The containers that held the meat were big metal baskets with a number on them and a padlock that was my parents'. It was very...