Dedicated to the citizens of Mason County, Washington since 1886

Articles from the November 9, 2023 edition

Sorted by date  Results 26 - 32 of 32

Page Up

  • Triumph and tragedy

    Matt Baide, For the Journal|Nov 9, 2023

    The Shelton girls swim team finished second at the District IV 2A girls swim meet on Nov. 3 and 4 at the Shelton High School pool. The 200- and 400-yard freestyle relay team of Lelia Ollenburg, Madeline Allred, Kaylin Mutoli and Abbi Sachs won each race. Ollenburg won the 100-yard butterfly, dropping three seconds and setting a school record. The four swimmers are getting ready to swim at the state 2A girls swim meet at 6:15 p.m. on Friday and 6 p.m. on Saturday at King County Aquatic Center in...


    Compiled by reporter Matt Baide|Nov 9, 2023

    Shelton cross country Shelton senior Lily Bennett finished 17th at the state 2A girls cross country race Nov. 4 at Sun Willows Golf Course in Pasco. Bennett finished the race in 19 minutes, 50.2 seconds. First-year student Alisha Carpenter placed 54th in 20:56. In the boys race, Shelton senior Carson Bursch finished 35th in 16:57. North Mason junior Jackson Bergdahl finished 85th in 17:49. North Mason volleyball North Mason lost to Franklin Pierce 3-0 in the District III 2A volleyball tournament on Nov. 3 at Sammamish High School to end the...

  • Owls' Strain earns Coastal League Offensive MVP

    Journal Staff|Nov 9, 2023

    Mary M. Knight High School senior football player Robbie Strain was named the 1B Coastal League's Offensive Most Valuable Player in a vote of the league's coaches last week. "Robbie is well deserving of the offensive MVP of the league. He was the Owls' main threat out of the backfield this year and last year," MMK coach Tom Kerr said. "Robbie led the team in touchdowns and rushing yards. He was also a two-year captain and a young man of upstanding character." Additionally, the Owls' Logan...

  • Nearly 4,000 chum returned to Union River

    Gordon Weeks|Nov 9, 2023

    Between mid-August and mid-October, 3,912 adult chum salmon returned to spawn on the Union River in Belfair. That's the count at the adult fish trap operated by the Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group in Belfair on state Route 300. That's the fourth highest total counted in years when the fish were not supplemented on the river, said Josh O'Hara, the salmon and steelhead biologist for the group. "It was definitely a good year," he said. The annual counts have been conducted since 2000. The highe...


    Compiled by reporter Gordon Weeks|Nov 9, 2023

    Free Thanksgiving dinners at The HUB The HUB Center for Seniors in Belfair will serve free Thanksgiving dinners at noon Nov. 22 at the center at 111 N.E. Old Belfair Highway. The event begins at 10 a.m. with live music and other entertainment. Donations will be accepted. The center is also seeking donations of turkeys to cook for the event. Fundraiser for HUB at Casey's Monday Casey's Bar & Grille in Belfair hosts a fundraiser for the HUB Center for Seniors from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday at the...


    Clydene Hostetler|Nov 9, 2023

    Still hunting during this week, deer and birds. Sam took Queenie out this week again. Mary fixed deer heart for dinner. How many of you have had deer heart? Sunday, Oct. 30, 1949 Today we got up early and went up on Palmer Mountain. We went through a thicket and by the time we came home we had seen 32 deer. Met the Kraft Cheese man we used to have in the store. Then when we came by Alma Nelson's, she gave us some coffee. We had a nice visit. We saw 3 doe first on our way up, then 6 more, the...

  • Comics - Flash Gordon

    Nov 9, 2023

    Full story