November First Aid/CPR/AED Course Hosted By MGH&FC

SHELTON, Wash. – We are never too young or old to learn how to save a life. The next opportunity to learn the basic skills to assist in a medical emergency will be Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics’ First Aid/CPR/AED course on Thursday evening, November 13, 2014 from 5 to 9 p.m. in the Hospital’s Learning Center, located next to the Shelton McDonald’s on Olympic Highway North.

Combining First Aid, CPR, and AED training in a four-hour course, the class is open to anyone in the community and provides a “course completion card” at the end. A non-refundable fee of $35 (exact cash or check) is required in advance to cover the cost of books and materials, and a Spanish interpreter can be assigned, if needed. Class size is limited to 16 persons and comfortable clothing is recommended.

Early registration must be made by November 1 by calling the Learning Center at (360) 427-3609. MGH&FC is approved by the Joint Commission, and MGH is a licensed and accredited acute care hospital with a level four emergency trauma designation. There are more than 100 physicians on staff in 19 specialties. For more information go to

Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics Public Notice – September 23, 2014

Rock Blasting And Lane Closures: Snoqualmie Pass

HYAK – Drivers planning to take a trip over Interstate 90 Snoqualmie Pass need to plan for delays due to lane closures and nightly rock blasting closures.  

The Washington State Department of Transportation and contractor crews will close I-90 at 6:30 p.m. for about an hour each night Monday, Sept. 22 through Thursday, Sept. 25. During rock blasting closures, eastbound drivers will be stopped at Gold Creek (milepost 56) and westbound drivers will be stopped at Price Creek (milepost 61).

Intermittent rolling slowdowns could cause 20 minute delays Monday through Friday during the day from Gold Creek (milepost 56) to Price Creek (milepost 61). Drivers will also experience nighttime delays due to a single lane closure through the same location.

Bridge crews will be inspecting the Denny Creek Bridge, which could cause minor delays due to single lane closures from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Minor nighttime delays are expected from 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. Monday through Friday due to single lane closures near Price Creek from mileposts 61 to 67.


Mason County Fire District #9 Special Meeting

Mason County Fire District #9 will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday, September 24, 3:30 PM at Station 9-1 located at 2320 West Skokomish Valley Road, Shelton, WA 98584. Purpose: Mason County Fire District #9, Board of Fire Commissioners will be holding a Special Meeting to pursue property for their office. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 24, 3:30 PM at Station 9-1, 2320 W Skokomish Valley Rd, Shelton, 98584. This special meeting is open to anyone interested in attending. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

September 22, 2014

Mason County Pud No. 3 - Board Of Commissioners Public Hearing & Regular Commission Meeting

The Mason County PUD No. 3 Board of Commissioners has scheduled a public hearing to consider the sale of downtown Shelton property to the Mason Conservation District for use as office space. Property parcels in the potential intergovernmental transfer include:

-The former PUD 3 Administration building at 307 W Cota Street
-An adjacent small park area at 321 W Cota Street
-A parking lot at 216 S Fourth Street
-A parking lot on Grove Street between S Third Street and Cookson Street

The hearing will begin at 10:00 tomorrow morning in the PUD auditorium at 2621 E Johns Prairie Road, Shelton. The regular scheduled commission meeting will begin immediately following the hearing.