Tag Archives: Kitsap County

State to fine owners of Mason County water system for neglect

The Washington State Department of Health intends to issue a $17,640 penalty to the investor-owners of Ripplewood Tracts water system in Mason County. The planned fine is for violating a state directive to bring the water system into compliance with

Additional trout releases to focus on lakes in Seven Western Washington counties

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is stocking 47 western Washington lakes with 340,000 catchable-size trout this fall. This is nearly four times more fish than were released last fall in western Washington. WDFW is currently stocking lakes

State and local police asking the public to “Tweet Smart” at crime scenes

Washington State Patrol

Social media has become the tool of choice for sharing life events, from mundane things like family dinners to major, life-changing, emergencies Seattle-area law enforcement agencies are asking you to “Tweet Smart” during emergencies, to help public safety responders keep

$11 million in grants from Ecology to help prevent flood damage upriver

OLYMPIA – Floods cause more damage than any other natural disasters in Washington. The Department of Ecology has awarded nearly $11 million in grants to recipients across the state to help prevent damage in flood-prone communities.   Grants reach from

Motorist calls about erratically driven vehicles pay off big for Washington State Patrol

WSP Emphasis Patrols

The question is often asked, “Do the police actually do anything about motorist calls to law enforcement concerning erratically driven vehicles?” The answer is a big YES.  The Washington State Patrol (WSP) considers this partnership between the motoring public and

Measles update: WA case count grows to 12, extending to third county

Measles continues to spread in Washington as cases in San Juan County have extended to a Kitsap County resident. A man in his 40s from Kitsap visited several places in Friday Harbor, including a restaurant where a contagious San Juan

State disciplines health care providers

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health has taken disciplinary actions or withdrawn charges against health care providers in our state. The department’s Health Systems Quality Assurance Division works with boards, commissions, and advisory committees to set licensing standards

Burglary suspect with multiple felony warrants sought in Mason County

BLAINE WILLIAM “BILLY” WHITEHEAD
DOB: 12/26/1963 – 6’-00” – 168 LBS.
WHITE MALE – BROWN HAIR – BROWN EYES

The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Blaine Whitehead, 50, who is a burglary suspect and who has multiple bench warrants for his arrest.  Whitehead is known to frequent the north Mason County areas

Mason County Sheriff’s Office North Precinct dedicated to former sheriff

Mason County Sheriff Casey Salisbury

On Saturday morning, February 22, 2014, over 200 people gathered at the new Sheriff’s Office North Precinct to attend the building dedication and ribbon cutting ceremonies where the new office was christened as The Sheriff Steve Whybark Public Safety Building.

Missing motorcycle rider located in Mason County forest

BELFAIR, Wash. - On Sunday, November 10, 2013, at 1921 hours, the Mason County Sheriff’s Office was contacted regarding a missing/overdue dirt biker riding the trails from the Mission Creek trail head off of Belfair Tahuya, which is west of