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News in Mason County, Washington
Mason has grand champion heifer
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:32:04 -0700
Parker Mason, an 11-year-old Washington County 4-H member, exhibited the Grand Champion Santa Gertrudis Heifer at the 2014 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Miss CF Foxxy then went on to compete for the Supreme American heifer and was named Reserve Champion Supreme American Heifer of Show. Pictured from left to right are David and Christy Moran, Wayne and Linda Mason, Wes Mason, Judge Gerald ...
Part 3: Resources and ways to help
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:35:58 -0700
Although homelessness is an increasing problem in Washington County, several organizations are stepping up to help. Over the past three years two churches in the area have decided to help those who are dealing with homelessness, and the nonprofit Canvas Health is working to start a host home program for youth. St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church [...]
Americana Music For An Americana Town
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:15:00 -0700
WASHINGTON, Va., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --In 1749, a teenaged surveyor "laid off a town" on the Eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. For the teenager's name was George Washington and the village was later the first to be named after "The Father of Our Country". Washington is the county seat of Rappahannock County, a rural haven with no stoplights and a total ...
Setting Sights on the Nation’s Capital
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:23:20 -0700
He grew up in the sand and surf, but fell in love with the Washington, D.C., region. Now, Laguna Beach High School graduate Weston Barnes is making his mark as a freshman at George Mason University. In high school, Barnes won a gold medal in Junior Olympics volleyball in 2011 and a silver medal in 2013. […] The post Setting Sights on the Nation’s Capital appeared first on Laguna Beach ...
Dead man pulled from Bremerton waterfront was facing child porn charges
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:09:32 -0700
The Bremerton Police Department, along with the Bremerton Fire Department and personnel from the U.S. Navy, recovered the body of Belfair resident Frank Edward McDonald, 52, from the water near the Bremerton Marina after receiving a call at 11:18 this morning. Investigators say that initial indications are that the death was a suicide.
$91 million in road projects for Buffalo Trace area
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:00:00 -0700
FRANKFORT | The Buffalo Trace Region will receive a total of $91.1 million in state and federal road projects included in the new two-year state Road Plan approved by state lawmakers on Tuesday.
Police search for missing woman last seen at play rehearsal
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:47:32 -0700
SHELTON — Sheriff’s deputies are hoping the public can help in locating a 62-year-old woman who has been missing since Tuesday. Nataliya Leovna Sharavska Burgdorf was reported missing by her husband. She was last seen around 8:45 p.m. Tuesday at …
Causes of regional 911 outage identified
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 05:42:10 -0700
VANCOUVER -- Two separate CenturyLink issues caused 911 service outages throughout much of the Northwest Thursday morning. The problem began with an equipment failure at about 1:30 a.m. in Sheridan, Oregon, and a small part of the state was affected for a few hours, said CenturyLink spokeswoman Kerry Zimmer. In Washington, a separate issue about a half-hour later caused an outage that lasted ...
VIDEO: 'Inch by inch' search of mudslide area
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:05:58 -0700
Snohomish County Fire Battalion Chief Steve Mason explains the efforts that are going on to try and find victims of the mudslide in Oso, Washington state.
Community college-university pipeline eases higher-ed route
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 07:30:00 -0700
NOVA-to-GMU pipeline eases the way for many facing extra hurdles to going to college.