Shelton-Mason County Journal - Dedicated to the citizens of Mason County, Washington since 1886

December 1967

Christmastime happenings around Shelton


December 22, 2022

Courtesy of Mason County Historical Museum

The Diemert family Christmas display.

At the Dec. 5 meeting of the Shelton City Council, Mayor Frank Travis Jr. announced the city had decided not to award a franchise for cable television within the city limits. He told applicant Thomas Brokaw that this decision left the business as a free enterprise with which he could proceed, if he wished. Gay Taylor, who was already operating a private cable television system in Shelton, had been denied a city franchise in 1957.

Weather made the front page of the Journal on Dec. 7. Nearly 7 feet of snow in the higher elevations shut down Simpson Timber Co. operations. Extreme high tides, a...

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