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Articles from the November 18, 2021 edition

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 By Gordon Weeks    News    November 18, 2021

City passes '22 budget

The Shelton City Council on Tuesday approved a $41.1 million budget for 2022. No one spoke during a public hearing, nor did anyone at the first public hearing on Oct. 19. None of the council members...

 
 By Gordon Weeks    News    November 18, 2021

Shelton hopes for project funds from state Legislature

The state legislative session that begins in January is not the ideal time for the City of Shelton to ask for money for big-ticket projects, said Troy Nichols, the city’s lobbyist. The short 60-session that begins Jan. 10 is generally reserved for...

 
 By Matt Baide    News    November 18, 2021

Pinter retires after long career with Mason County

After working for Mason County for a decade, Frank Pinter has decided it is time to spend more time with his friends and family. Pinter started working for the county in October 2011. He started as...

 

City Briefs

Agencies receive tourism tax money The Shelton City Council on Tuesday followed the recommendation of its Lodging Tax Advisory Committee and awarded $65,758 to agencies that help bring tourists to town. The money comes from the collection of lodging...

 

Ear time along the Hoh River Trail

“I dedicated One Square Inch of Silence on Earth Day 2005. Alone, I placed a small red stone, a gift from an elder of the Quileute Tribe, on a log in the Hoh Rain Forest approximately 3 miles from...

 

Letters to the Editor

‘Thank you’ Editor, the Journal, We should all be thankful to the Shelton-Mason County Journal for publishing, and to Mr. Ardean Anvik of Shelton for writing, his inspirational guest column in the Nov. 11 edition. In his piece, Anvik paid...

 

Year in review

Root vegetables are a favored foodstuff in my gardens. The satisfying expansiveness of grain without its digestive challenges is reason enough, and the enhanced storage life is a bonus. Until this...

 

Graydon Joel Holden

Graydon Joel Holden passed away October 14, 2021, at age 82. Graydon was born August 1, 1939, in Anoka, MN. He was the eldest child of Graydon Joseph and Margaret [Kolstad] Holden, with three younger...

 

Robert Kline Bonnett, III

Robert Kline Bonnett, III, passed November 9, 2021 from esophageal cancer. Written in his own words, "Bob" was born February 27, 1952 in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Betty and John R. Bonnett, he was the...

 

Robert "Bob" Earl Barnes, Sr.

Bob passed away at Alpine Way assisted living facility on November 8th, 2021, with his children, Rob and Pixie by his side. Born May 16th, 1943 in Silsbee, Texas, Bob lived the majority of his adult l...

 

Rose Else Sheary

Rose Else Sheary was born Rose Klein in Herrenberg, Germany on November 14, 1943. Rose had been a resident of Washington since 1971, living in many different places, but most recently called Shelton h...

 

James A. Archer

In Loving Memory of James A. Archer Jim Archer passed away peacefully on October 25, 2021. Jim was born August 14, 1948 to James and Pauline Archer of Shelton. After graduating high school in 1966, he joined the Marine Corps and he served two tours...

 

Origins of a creative project

Origins Flashback: I'm a child playing with my brother. We have a collection of Hot Wheels mom gives us for practicing piano, cello and violin. There's a fold-up farm and city, and some track. We buzz...

 

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