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Articles from the October 27, 2022 edition

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 By Gordon Weeks    News    October 27, 2022

Parents seek language improvement

Members of the group Multilingual Shelton are asking the Shelton School District to hire an administrator to coordinate the English Learner and Dual Language programs, hire more dual language-certifie...

 
 By Matt Baide    News    October 27, 2022

North Mason investigates alleged acts of racism

The North Mason School District is investigating alleged racist behavior during and after a volleyball game against Bremerton on Oct. 18 in Belfair. The allegations were against North Mason students and parents. According to a news release,...

 
 By Matt Baide    News    October 27, 2022

Court dismisses Union Fire recall petitions

Recall petitions for Mason County Fire Protection District 6 commissioners Richard Heinrich, Mike Sheetz and Troy Woodard didn’t move forward after a hearing Oct. 4 in Mason County Superior Court. Fire 6 is also known as Union Fire. The case was...

 

Nonprofit briefs

Volunteers needed for downtown warming center The Mason County Warming Center in downtown Shelton is seeking volunteers to help people come in from the cold and the rain. Crazy Love Ministries operates the center. Volunteer shifts are available from...

 
 By Matt Baide    News    October 27, 2022

Fire District 12 hearing set for Nov. 1

The motion hearing for the recall petition for Mason County Fire Protection District 12 commissioners is set for 2 p.m. Nov. 1 in Mason County Superior Court. Judge Monty Cobb will be presiding over the hearing. Fire commissioners John Pais, Brian... Full story

 

In defense of the truth - it does matter

Does the truth matter? Here at the Journal it does. During much of the campaign season, the newspaper has strived to stay above the fray of acrimony that has surrounded our political discourse. We...

 

Yes. You can walk from Olympia to Shelton*

Here's how you do it: Get up at 5:45 a.m., preferably on a Sunday because traffic is lighter, and start 1 mile south of the state Capitol with your friend, who in my case is John. The two of you...

 
 By Gordon Weeks    News    October 27, 2022

Statue model donation honors Erhart

Sculptor Richard Beyer created what might be Seattle's most iconic public artwork, "Waiting for the Interurban" in the Fremont neighborhood. The five life-size adults, a baby in arms and a dog are dep...

 

School Briefs

Get help finding college education funding Find out how to apply for financial aid to attend college at an event from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2 in Building S-2 at Olympic College Shelton. Experts will...

 

Clarence Oswalt

Clarence Oswalt, 95, passed peacefully at home September 19, 2022. He was born in 1927, in Russellville, Arkansas, the eldest son of Clarence W. and Hazel L. (Dollar) Oswalt. He grew up in... Full story

 

Carol Ann Bartlett

We are sad to announce the passing of our mother, Carol Ann Bartlett. She went to be with the Lord on October 4, 2022, at the age of 72, while surrounded by her loved ones. Carol was a wonderful... Full story

 

Joyce Spatz

A Celebration of Life for Joyce Spatz, Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 1:30 p.m. at Shelton United Methodist Church.... Full story

 

Bernadine Ogg Everson

Bernadine was born to Charles and Dora Ogg on August 18, 1929, in Shelton, Washington. She was raised and attended school in Mason County. She later married Joe Duffey of Shelton and they had a... Full story

 

Death Notices

Kenneth W. Gillespie, 55, a resident of Shelton, passed away October 11, 2022, at home. Arrangements are by McComb & Wagner Family Funeral Home and Crematory. Richard Orcutt, 58, a resident of Toledo, passed away October 17, 2022, in Mineral, WA.... Full story

 

Commission Briefs

Dally reappointed to historic commission Mason County commissioners reappointed David Dally for a three-year term to the Mason County Historic Preservation Commission at Tuesday’s meeting. According to the information packet, the seven-member...

 

Hoodsport mulls grand reopening of parks in spring

Port of Hoodsport commissioners devoted much of their Oct. 12 meeting to an update on the progress of tree and debris clearing at the port’s park spaces. Port Operations Manager Kathleen Wyatt reported revenue of more than $10,000 from the more...

 
 By Jan Parker    News    October 27, 2022

Halloween 1949

On Oct. 27, 1949, a Shelton-Mason County Journal feature story began, "Imaginations of children run rampant on Hallowe'en night, Oct. 31. The evening is a combination of symbolic knick-knacks drawn...

 
 By Matt Baide    Sports    October 27, 2022

Serving up a title

Shelton's Jayden Lovingfoss and Wyatt Wagner won the Evergreen Conference boys doubles tennis tournament on Oct. 17 and 18 at Tumwater High School. Lovingfoss and Wagner, both juniors, enter the...

 

North Mason's Thygesen keeping sights aimed high

Goals are powerful motivators. After a summer of intense training, Kezlie Thygesen is reaping the rewards. "I have had lots of progress and worked hard during the offseason and in-season training,"...

 

Prep Roundup

Shelton football The Highclimbers fell to Black Hills 38-34 in an Evergreen Conference football game Friday at Tumwater Stadium. Shelton is 4-4 overall and 2-3 in EvCo games and hosts Aberdeen on Friday on senior night. The Highclimbers are in a tie...

 
 By Matt Baide    News    October 27, 2022

Shelton alumni make lemonade in special race

It was an idea on a whim, but it's safe to say Shelton High School alumni will be part of more 24 Hours of Lemons races in the future. The SHS Alumni team placed 26th overall in the 24 Hours of...

 

'Black Adam,' 'Midnight Club' hit their targets

"Black Adam" is a dark and explicitly political film with unlikely origins, since the ancient Teth-Adam began as an antagonist to magically empowered child hero Billy Batson in the relatively sunny...

 

North Mason schools plan for growth

North Mason Superintendent Dana Rosenbach presented a draft of the capital facilities plan that she and Facilities Director Joan Moore have been working on at the school board's Oct. 20. Rosenbach...

 

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