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Articles from the October 13, 2022 edition

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 By Gordon Weeks    News    October 13, 2022

City reveals proposals to help homeless

The City of Shelton's homelessness task force recommends the city create a mitigation site for homeless people for one year, support grant applications for current shelters and for rapid re-housing,...

 

State rebuts Duenkel claims

Election systems in Mason County and around the state are fully certified in accordance with Revised Code of Washington requirements. Citing increasing misinformation around the certification and...

 
 By Matt Baide    News    October 13, 2022

Crash on 101

A four-car, chain-reaction accident sent two people to hospitals and partially blocked U.S. 101 near Shelton for almost four hours Tuesday night. According to a Washington State Patrol news release, a 65-year-old Shelton man was southbound in a 2017...

 

Fire Report

Structure fire Friday on 7th Street Central Mason Fire and EMS fought a structure fire on South 7th Street in Shelton on Friday afternoon. According to a news release, the first unit arrived in three...

 
 By Gordon Weeks    News    October 13, 2022

Good news: Another strong run for summer chum

For the second consecutive year, summer chum returned by the thousands to their birthplace in the Union River in Belfair. From Aug. 15 to Oct. 15 each year, the Belfair-based Hood Canal Salmon...

 

A memorable night for the Journal staff

The Washington Newspaper Publisher’s Association had its annual convention and awards gala this past weekend in Bellingham. The Journal captured 20 awards, including a second-place finish in...

 

Maybe now's the time to pay attention

Perhaps you’re like me. Stories about well-intentioned people striving to create permanent places for people without adequate shelter have become background noise. These stories of good intentions a...

 

Five questions for coroner candidate Jaime Taylor

1. Why are you running for office? I am running for the office of County Coroner because I believe I have the best qualifications for the job. I was born and raised in Mason County. This county is important to me, and I want to serve the citizens...

 

Five questions with Sharon Fogo, Charles Rhodes

Sharon Fogo 1. What qualifications would you bring to the job of Mason County Clerk? This is a tough, complicated job that has to be done correctly. There is little room for error and experience is essential to the task. I have worked in this office...

 

DeHart, Griffey answer questions

James DeHart 1. What are your top legislative priorities? My three priorities are: 1. Healthcare and Reproductive care: I am an official sponsor of I-1471 which will usher in universal healthcare. This initiative will ensure that no washingtonian...

 

Nonprofit Briefs

League hosts ‘speed dating’ with candidates The League of Women Voters of Mason County host a “Speed Dating with the Candidates” public event from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight at the Shelton Civic Center, 225 W. Cota St. Attendees will sit at tables...

 
 By Matt Baide    News    October 13, 2022

Leon, Silva win OysterFest shucking competitions

Alejandro Leon won the speed shucking contest and Miriel Silva won the half-shell competition and best presentation at OysterFest on Oct. 1 and 2 at Sanderson Field. Leon won the speed competition...

 

County Briefs

Chamber candidate forum Monday The Shelton-Mason County Chamber of Commerce hosts a candidate forum at 6 p.m. Monday at the Colonial House in Shelton. The chamber is hosting the event along with the Journal and MasonWebTV for candidates to discuss...

 

Four spooky films to get you into a Halloween spirit

This past week on streaming offered a quartet of spooky and suspenseful films to get folks into the Halloween spirit. Mr. Harrigan's Phone "Mr. Harrigan's Phone," released Oct. 5 on Netflix, has the...

 
 By Matt Baide    Sports    October 13, 2022

Shelton blanks Centralia 30-0

The Highclimbers scored 21 points in the first half en route to a 30-0 victory against Centralia on Oct. 6 at Tiger Stadium. Dante Trikoff led the Shelton backfield with 88 yards on 18 carries....

 

Prep Roundup

Shelton girls soccer Shelton lost two Evergreen Conference games last week to Black Hills and W.F. West. The Highclimbers fell 3-0 to Black Hills on Oct. 4 in Shelton and lost 5-0 to W.F. West in Chehalis on Oct. 6. Shelton (2-8, 1-6) faced Elma in...

 

HUB needs fashion designs by Halloween

The HUB (Hospitality, Unity, Belonging) Center for Seniors is reviving its runway show next year. Beth Gizzi, executive director of the HUB, said the center has had a fashion show “on and off” since 2007, but COVID prompted an extended break....

 

Port of Grapeview considers levy to buoy finances

While commissioners for the Port of Grapeview repeatedly noted they’ve made no final decisions regarding next year’s budgets for the port, the three commissioners acknowledged several areas of overall agreement at their Oct. 6 budget workshop....

 

Port of Allyn plans public hearings for budget

The Port of Allyn has a busy month ahead. Port of Allyn Executive Director Lary Coppola warned at the port’s Oct. 3 meeting that while revenues are performing as expected “for this time of year, and in this economy,” the port’s expenses have...

 

Mary and Sam shifting from summer to fall

Fall is sneaking up on Mary. She still makes the effort to sit in the sun when it is out. She even has a hammock. Can you picture Mary in her hammock in the sun doing her nails? Friday, Oct. 8,...

 

Faye Roswold

In Loving Memory of Faye Marilyn LaMar Roswold, 89, of Grapeview, WA, passed away peacefully to be with the Lord on September 26, 2022. Faye was born in Portland, Oregon to William and Lila LaMar on... Full story

 

Jeri Lavonne Longland

Jeri Lavonne (Sienko) Longland, 78, of Shelton, Washington passed away, Monday, September 19th, 2022, at Tacoma General Hospital after an extended illness. She was born September 29, 1943, the only... Full story

 

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