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Testimony: Murder suspect told dispatcher he ‘finished off’ his stepfather
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:21:45 -0800

Diamond Mason, 23, is accused of killing his stepfather inside their Lawrenceville-area home following a disagreement about a puppy.

Grab a rod and reel, and head out to local lakes planted with more trout this week
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:20:56 -0800

%%%1caef025fc8642cf2ea447ee45018b38%%%The engines and wheels on the state Fish and Wildlife hatchery trucks aren’t getting much rest in the past month with more west side lakes receiving a copious amount of trout.

May trial set in Northwood murder case
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 05:08:19 -0800

A May trial has been scheduled for a 40-year-old Northwood man accused of killing his former girlfriend last year.

Former councilor, veteran police officer Eddie Mason dies
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:08:17 -0800

Friends and coworkers are remembering former Bartlesville City Council Ward 4 representative and veteran law enforcement officer Eddie Mason as a true civil servant.

Washington state man charged with trying to move river
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:42:42 -0700

A Washington state man accused of using an excavator and a bulldozer to try to alter the Tahuya River was charged on Thursday with environmental violations, the state's top attorney said.

Have you seen her? Sheriff’s office looking for Mason County woman last seen Monday evening
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:56:10 -0800

MASON COUNTY — Sheriff’s deputies are hoping the public can help locate a missing Mason County woman who was last seen Monday evening. Elizabeth Ann Olsen was last seen around 11 p.m. Monday leaving a friend’s house in the 4600 block of N. Lexington in Tacoma. She was allegedly on her way back to her […]

1 injured as boat explodes in Washington
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 08:49:12 -0800

A 22-foot boat exploded at Mason County's Arcadia Point Saturday afternoon, injuring one person.

Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:00:04 -0800

Washington state’s taxable retail sales reached nearly $31 billion in the second quarter of 2014 (April 1 - June 30), a 6.8 percent increase over the same period in 2013.

Fayette school board to deliberate this weekend on interim superintendent candidates
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:25:14 -0800

Members of the Fayette County Board of Education say they will take the weekend to reflect on each of the interviews for acting superintendent, and think about the next step.

1 injured as boat explodes near Shelton
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 12:20:51 -0800

A 22-foot boat exploded at Mason County's Arcadia Point Saturday afternoon, injuring one person.