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Articles from the September 15, 2022 edition

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 By Matt Baide    News    September 15, 2022

Crash victims identified

The person believed to have caused the three-car accident that claimed the lives of Rita L. Lyman of Shelton and Duane M. Wharton of Olympia last Wednesday on U.S. Highway 101 near Shelton said he recalls drifting toward the centerline and hearing...

 

Ground broken for homeless veterans village

Workers broke ground last week for the Shelton Veterans Village, designed to house 30 homeless Mason County veterans on North 13th Street near Olympic College Shelton. The village, which will be opera...

 
 By Matt Baide    News    September 15, 2022

Chamber boss 'bittersweet' about departure

Home is where the heart is, and for Heidi McCutcheon, it's where her job has been the past 14 years. That will all change the evening of Sept. 23, when she will leave her job as the Shelton-Mason...

 

City sets downtown homeless forum

Shelton City Manager Jeff Niten said some residents are misinformed about the city's new rules on homeless encampments as well as believing the problems caused by some downtown street people are not b...

 

Senior center sports new activities coordinator

Teresa Sanders is no stranger to The Pavilion in Shelton. During the 2000s, her three children attended high school prom in the building down the road from Gillis Auto. For four years, Sanders dropped...

 

Where and when inspiration strikes

The Greek scientist and mathematician Archimedes discovered that the volume of displaced water is equal to the volume of the object that’s submerged in the water. He realized that upon easing into...

 

Commission Briefs

Visitor information money set to be allocated Mason County commissioners approved the allocation of money to three organizations from 2023 visitor information services funding at Tuesday’s meeting. According to the information packet, the amount...

 

Nonprofit Briefs

Reception for photographer Friday The Mason County Historical Society Museum hosts an artist’s reception for photographer John Tylczak from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the museum at 427 West Railroad Ave., downtown Shelton. The photographer’s show is...

 

County Briefs

Youth ride free on Mason Transit Mason Transit riders under 18 now can ride for free on all routes, including routes that leave Mason County. According to a news release, everyone rides fare-free within Mason County, but the new policy provides...

 
 By Jan Parker    News    September 15, 2022

Early Grapeview schools

When Fred Curl gave up on transporting children to the Detroit school, the school board bought a secondhand Model T Ford and one of the teachers took on the additional job of driving. There was a...

 

School Briefs

Shelton student making the grade in North Dakota Christinia Roberton of Shelton earned a spot on the president’s honor roll for the summer semester at Bismarck State College in Bismarck, North Dakota. To be eligible, a student must maintain a GPA...

 

Potlatch Brewing creates special run for Hoodstock

Hoodstock 2022 offered folks on the waters of Hood Canal its signature venue to take in an eclectic mix of music from regional performers while giving Cody Morris, brewmaster and founder of Hoodsport-...

 

Concert series returns to Shelton

After a three-year hiatus due to the COVID pandemic, the Mason County Concert Association kicks off its 2022-2023 season with The Everly Set performing a tribute to the Everly Brothers at 7 p.m....

 

'Cobra Kai' offers uplifting, redemptive resolution

As fond as I remain of the original "Karate Kid" films, Parts I through III never quite hung together well as a trilogy, even before they attempted to resurrect the franchise on the big screen -...

 

Harlequin prepares for annual gala, season reveal

Harlequin Productions in Olympia marks the changing of its seasons with its September stagings of the play “This Flat Earth,” followed by its annual gala and the season announcement for 2023. “This Flat Earth,” a 2018 play by Lindsey...

 

Feeling it

Madison Gill was feeling it. Was she ever. Gill, a senior forward for the Shelton High School girls soccer team, scored two goals in each half as the Highclimbers topped Mason County Cup rival North...

 

Highclimber football wallops White River

Shelton scored 27 points in the second quarter to cruise to a 34-7 win against White River on Sept. 8 in Buckley. The Highclimbers started the scoring with eight seconds left in the first quarter, with Roy Perez catching a 7-yard touchdown pass from...

 

Hoodstock's fifth year was its biggest yet

Hoodstock cofounders Kelli Kohout and Shannon Crabb-Stanton are thrilled to take stock of the fifth year of the program they kicked off, which returned to Hood Canal in Union on Aug. 20. They agreed this year’s event exceeded their expectations....

 

Mary unpacks from Columbia trip; a sudden death

What is considered “tame” blackberries? They go crazy! I just learned this week the person who does Mary’s hair is a man. Unusual for that time. Remember when cleaning your shoes and mending your clothes were a common thing? I used to use...

 

William "Bill" Lawrence Freitas

Bill passed away on August 18th, 2022, at the age of 87 s wafter a courageous battle with a heart condition, surrounded by his children, Patty, Cathie, Neil, and his companion Dee, who will strive to... Full story

 

Lloyd Allan Brumbaugh

Lloyd Allan Brumbaugh of Lynden, WA passed away on September 5, 2022, at the age of 93. He was born on November 15, 1928, in Shelton to Royal and Florence Brumbaugh. He had one sister, Eleanor... Full story

 

Lawrence C. Little, Jr. aka "Larry Buck"

Loved and admired by all who knew him, Lawrence "Larry" C. Little, Jr., passed away on August 9, 2022, at Capital Medical Center in Olympia, WA. "Larry Buck" Little was born in Little Mason City, WA,... Full story

 

Frances Evelyn Frint

Frances Evelyn Frint, 96, of Shelton WA, passed away on September 2, 2022, at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA. She was born on June 12, 1926, to Joseph Benjamin and Agnes Alberta Malecki... Full story

 

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