Local News - KMAS NewsRadio http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:35:04 -0700 i1 mediaworks CMS en-gb admin@kmasnewsradio.com (KMAS NewsRadio) Quality Decisions or Games? http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13941-commission-vs-mcso-quality-decisions-or-games http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13941-commission-vs-mcso-quality-decisions-or-games sheriff comm 42014At the Tuesday Mason County Board of Commissioner meeting, the Commissioners voted 3-0 to approve two law enforcement contracts the Sheriff’s Office had prepared for approval:

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admin@kmasnewsradio.com (Carol Gardner) Latest News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:52:07 -0700
Mason County Event Center Update http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13939-mason-county-event-center-update http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13939-mason-county-event-center-update fair signPatty Case, representative and leader of the Skookum Rotary Foundation have been investigating the possibilities of a new Event Center for Mason County. On Tuesday, Case gave a presentation to the Port of Shelton Commission on the progress of their findings.

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admin@kmasnewsradio.com (Carol Gardner) Latest News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:24:10 -0700
Olympia Port Board Continues Small-City Program http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13951-olympia-port-board-continues-small-city-program http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13951-olympia-port-board-continues-small-city-program portofolympiaA division of the Port of Olympia has reversed course and decided to leave in place a program that provides economic assistance to area communities. In March, the Economic Development Corporation voted to end the small-city funding program.

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admin@kmasnewsradio.com (Carol Gardner) Latest News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:22:05 -0700
Red Apple Market Closing End Of Month http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13902-red-apple-market-closing-end-of-month http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13902-red-apple-market-closing-end-of-month redapple closingAccording to the signs and confirmed by the store manager, Linda Drogmund, the Red Apple Market in Shelton is going out of business. The store will be closing its doors on April 30. The manager would not comment on the closure, but did state the liquidation sale would begin next week and the prices may be discounted by 25% on grocery items only.

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admin@kmasnewsradio.com (Carol Gardner) Latest News Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:40:40 -0700
Search On For Missing Soldier Ends http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13895-search-on-for-soldier-missing-in-capitol-forest http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13895-search-on-for-soldier-missing-in-capitol-forest search capforestUPDATE: A soldier missing from Joint Base Lewis-McChord has been found dead in the Capitol Forest near Olympia. Thurston County search and rescue crews found the body of Chris Dombroski Tuesday morning near Capitol Peak. He had been missing since Sunday night. Thurston County sheriff's Lt. Greg Elwin told The Olympian the death is not suspicious.

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admin@kmasnewsradio.com (Carol Gardner) Latest News Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:35:56 -0700
Recycling Association Recognizes 3 Local Programs http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13857-recycling-association-recognizes-3-local-programs http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13857-recycling-association-recognizes-3-local-programs recycleCity of Olympia, Olympia School District, and Thurston County win 2014 recycling awards. Three out of the nine 2014 Washington State Recycling Association’s (WSRA) Recycler of the Year awards went to organizations in Thurston County.

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admin@kmasnewsradio.com (Carol Gardner) Latest News Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:40:46 -0700
Belfair Finance Advisor Receives Award http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13855-belfair-finance-advisor-recieves-award http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13855-belfair-finance-advisor-recieves-award petertaafeFive Star Professional is pleased to announce Peter Taafe, CFP, of Ameriprise Financial, located in Belfair, Washington, has been chosen as one of Washington’s Five Star Wealth Managers for 2014.

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admin@kmasnewsradio.com (Carol Gardner) Latest News Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:20:33 -0700
March Food Establishment Report http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13854-march-food-establishment-report http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13854-march-food-establishment-report kitchenRecently released inspection reports from Environmental Health Specialist/Food Program, Mason County Public Health.  Food establishments are routinely inspected one or two times a year, depending on the complexity of their menu. During the inspection process, the inspector looks for critical violations (red) as well as non-critical violations (blue).

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admin@kmasnewsradio.com (Carol Gardner) Latest News Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:06:00 -0700
PUD#3 Takes A Look At Cause Of Power Outage http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13770-pud-3-takes-a-look-at-cause-of-power-outage http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13770-pud-3-takes-a-look-at-cause-of-power-outage Brewer Road CutoutMason County, WA - An interesting twist in PUD#3’s evaluation of the March 28 Lynch Road/Kamilche area power outage. Check out the damaged cutout, equipment that holds a fuse,(pictured) from an electrical service on Brewer Road near the drive in theater. See the bulge in the middle of the cylinder? There is a clean hole right through it, which makes it look suspiciously like someone was doing target practice with a gun.

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admin@kmasnewsradio.com (Carol Gardner) Latest News Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:01:17 -0700
Empty Bowls Project http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13762-empty-bowls-project http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13762-empty-bowls-project emptybowls2014The Shelton Arts Commission was pleased to donate $1,236.25 to The Saint’s Pantry Food Bank from donations made by participants at the 9th Annual Empty Bowls Project. Local restaurants including The Strip Steak House, Xinh’s Clam and Oyster House, Sisters Restaurant and Olympic Bakery and Deli generously donated soup and bread for the event.

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admin@kmasnewsradio.com (Carol Gardner) Latest News Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:53:05 -0700
MCSO Supports Oso, WA Landslide Disaster http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13761-mcso-supports-oso-wa-landslide-disaster http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13761-mcso-supports-oso-wa-landslide-disaster mcso w adamOn Saturday, March 22, 2014 around 10:37 AM, a portion of a large hill collapsed, sending mud and debris across the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River, engulfing a rural neighborhood of at least 55 homes and completely covering an area about 1.2 square miles.

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admin@kmasnewsradio.com (Carol Gardner) Latest News Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:52:10 -0700
New Deputy Sheriff and New Jail Officer http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13760-new-deputy-sheriff-and-new-jail-officer http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13760-new-deputy-sheriff-and-new-jail-officer masonsherrifpatchOn Monday, April 7, 2014, in front of fellow co-workers, Mason County Chief Criminal Deputy Ryan Spurling gave the oath of office and swore in Michael Griensewic, the newest Jail Officer of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office.

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admin@kmasnewsradio.com (Carol Gardner) Latest News Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:45:36 -0700
Turning Back Time On Bayshore Golf http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13749-turning-back-time-on-bayshore-golf http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13749-turning-back-time-on-bayshore-golf bayshoregolf1It’s a cooperative effort - The Capital Land Trust and the Squaxin Island Tribe are working to bring back salmon habitat and protect an important shellfish growing area by restoring a former golf course on Oakland Bay. The land trust recently purchased the 74-acre Bayshore Golf Course, which includes the mouth of Johns Creek and over a thousand feet of Oakland Bay shoreline.

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admin@kmasnewsradio.com (Carol Gardner) Latest News Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:17:02 -0700
Local Volunteers Honored http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13739-local-volunteers-honored http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13739-local-volunteers-honored MTA volunteersIt's National Volunteer Appreciation Week and there are many ways to get involved. In Mason County, the Mason County Comissioners issued a Proclamation Wednesday, recognizing April 9, 2014 as County Volunteer Recognition Day.

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admin@kmasnewsradio.com (Carol Gardner) Latest News Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:51:47 -0700
No Response From City Over Citizen Concerns http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13694-no-response-from-city-over-citizen-concerns http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13694-no-response-from-city-over-citizen-concerns planterbox1Even though concerns and questions by citizens have been expressed over recent efforts by the City of Shelton to “dress up” Railroad Avenue, at this point, no response has been made by the City Commission.

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admin@kmasnewsradio.com (Carol Gardner) Latest News Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:48:08 -0700
Commission Versus Sheriff’s Office http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13649-commission-versus-sheriff-s-office http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13649-commission-versus-sheriff-s-office sheriff podiumMason County Sheriff Salisbury has been trying to get Commission approval for an M.O.U. (memo of understanding) between the Squaxin Island Tribal Nation and the County on a funding agreement worth 24k per month, since May of 2013.

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admin@kmasnewsradio.com (Carol Gardner) Latest News Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:42:09 -0700
Mason PUD 3 Receives National Recognition Award http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13640-mason-pud-3-receives-national-recognition-award http://kmasnewsradio.com/news/local-state-news/13640-mason-pud-3-receives-national-recognition-award pud3awardMason PUD 3 has been designated as a diamond level utility in this year’s Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA). The designation recognizes PUD 3 for providing its customers with the highest degree of reliable and safe electric service.

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admin@kmasnewsradio.com (Carol Gardner) Latest News Tue, 08 Apr 2014 13:51:38 -0700