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 By Gordon Weeks    News    May 19, 2022 

Burning it down

About 100 residents turned out Saturday to watch 25 firefighters from Central Mason Fire & EMS and Fire Districts 6 and 17 battle flames inside an old house next to the Shelton Civic Center, and t...

 
 By Gordon Weeks    News    May 19, 2022 

Friday Fun Night returns to the Pavilion

The Mason County Senior Activities Association hosts monthly evenings of dancing, dining, game playing and socializing with the return of Friday Fun Night at The Pavilion, 190 W. Sentry Drive in...

 

Matlock Old-Timers Historical Fair

After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Matlock Old-Timers Historical Fair returned Saturday and Sunday at Mary M. Knight School....

 
 By Gordon Weeks    News    May 12, 2022

Shelton students stage musical 'Freaky Friday'

What happens when a magic hourglass causes a bickering teenage girl and her mother to switch bodies? That's the premise of "Freaky Friday: The Musical," staged by the Shelton High School Drama Club...

 
 By Kirk Boxleitner    News    May 12, 2022

'Kustom Laser Art by Oz' featured in May

The Belfair Self-Storage art wall is devoting May to showcasing Allyn resident Michael Osborn's "Kustom Laser Art by Oz" lasear-cut wood artwork, complete with an artist reception featuring Osborn at...

 
 By Gordon Weeks    News    April 14, 2022

'It's been a wonderful life'

Betty Olson is living proof that longevity resides in the genes. The Shelton woman's mother reached the age of 100 years and three months. Two of Olson's sisters lived until they were 100 years, seven...

 

Meet the new Forest Festival court

Journal reporter Gordon Weeks sent questions to each of the five members of the royalty court for the 78th Mason County Forest Festival. Shawna Lacy Princess of Cedar Age 17, Shelton High School seni...

 
 By Gordon Weeks    News    March 31, 2022

Youth Connection gets state, federal money

The nonprofit Youth Connection in Shelton received $500,000 in federal money to help develop transitional housing for young adults ages 18 to 24 who are either homeless or at risk of becoming homeless...

 
 By Gordon Weeks    News    March 31, 2022

Community Lifeline dedicates building to donor

Community Lifeline last week dedicated its building to Shelton resident Dr. Harry Griffith. Griffith said he made the donation to honor his brother, who died homeless. Griffith made a large donation...

 
 By Gordon Weeks    News    March 24, 2022

Music man

Stan Yantis is laying down his baton in June after teaching music to Hawkins Middle School students for 39 years. That doesn't mean North Mason's music man will be packing his trumpet into its case....

 
 By Gordon Weeks    News    March 17, 2022

Shelton Music takes its sound up the hill

Shelton Music has moved to Olympic Highway North in the Mountain View district after conducting business for seven years in downtown Shelton. The business's lease expired at 415 West Railroad Ave.,...

 
 By Gordon Weeks    News    March 10, 2022

'The earth is the ultimate classroom'

On Friday morning, Pioneer Elementary first-graders planted pea seeds in the garden behind their school. Their classmates followed suit in the following days, the second-graders feeling the soil on...

 
 By Kirk Boxleitner    News    March 3, 2022

Belfair's Crazy Hill wins gold, people's choice awards

This year's Northwest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle ran from Feb. 9-13 and saw first-time entrants Crazy Hill Garden and Botanicals of Belfair win both the Gold Medal overall and the People's Choi...

 

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