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Commissioners declare state of emergency

County staff assesses property damages

Mason County commissioners declared a state of emergency due to the snowstorm and low temperatures at an emergency meeting Jan. 5.

According to the declaration of emergency, designated departments are authorized to enter into contracts and agreements to combat the emergency for the health and safety of people and property and to provide emergency assistance to the victims. It allows the departments to meet the demands without procedures or formalities prescribed by law. It lasts until Jan. 19.

Commissioner Kevin Shutty thanked Hoodsport Fire and EMS Chief Michael Sexton for getting in touch wi...


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