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Thursday, Aug. 21,2014 -Mason County Journal- Page A-7 Shelton chiropractor's license suspended after theft, narcotics charges By NATALIE JOHNSON medications for personal use. accused him of stealing medi- friends with and without their and recommends other area natalie@masoncoun com His next court appearance is cation including, Lorazepam, permission, chiropractors. scheduled for Sept. 22 in Ma- Methadone, morphine and Collins will not be allowedBased on allegations against Shelton chiropractor Dr. Nor- son County Superior Court. Oxycodone without permission to practice in Washington un- Collins, the DOH has deter- man Collins pleaded not guilty Collins, whohasbeen alicensed while at the patient's house for til the charges are resolved. He mined that he committed at his arraignment Monday to chiropractor in Washington since a treatment session, has 20 days from the date his "unprofessional conduct," as charges of theft and possession 1989, has operated out of Collins According to a Shelton Po- license was suspended to re- defined in RCW 18.130 180 of a controlled substance. Chiropractic at 130 S. Third Street lice Department investigation, quest a hearing with the DOH. as "the commission of any act The Washington state De- in Sheltonsince 1995. the patient used an iPad toA message on the Collins involving moral turpitude, dis- partment of Health (DOH) an- According to a DOH Chi- catch Collins' actions on video. Chiropractic answering ma- honesty or corruption relating nounced Aug. 11 that it had ropractic Quality AssuranceThe statement also accuses chine Monday advised patients to the practice of the person's suspended Collins' chiropractic Commission statement of Collins of taking controlled that Collins will be on an "ex- profession, whether the act license on charges of diverting charges, one of Collins' patients substances from two of his tended leave" starting Aug. 11, constitutes a crime or not." STAFF REPORT news@rnasoncoun .com Meet the Democratic candi- ates up on at dates who are up for election in Shelton. Democrats. trict. at a free Hot Dogs and Can-The event is hosted by the The candidates are vying The didates event from 4 p.m. to 7 Mason County Democrats and for positions in Mason County 4. p.m. Friday at Kneeland Park the Mason County Women and the 35th Legislative Dis- general election is Nov. To encourage & acknowledge excellence in Mason County, the Journal presents this ballot to determine what you, our readers, consider to be the Best of Mason County. Simply write in your choices for the Best of Mason County in the categories listed on this page. Then, in about a month, see who wins our elections in our annual special section, The Best of Mason County 2014. Food and Drink Asian Restaurant: Bar: BBQ: Burger: Coffee/Espresso: Desserts: Fish & chips: Lunch Value: Pizza: Restaurant: Sandwich: Shellfish: Steak: Tacos: Goods and Services Auto parts: Auto repair shop: Auto body & collision repair: Bank: Boating / Outdoor / Fishing Supplies Books: Building supplies: Cars/trucks: Casino: Day care: Dry cleaner: Flooring: Gas station: Gift shop: Grocery: Hair salon: Hardware: Health clinic: Insurance agency: Jewelry: Massage Therapist: , Pet Motel: Pharmacy: Plumbing company: Ballot Rules 1) WRITE IN YOUR CHOICES. Only Real estate agency: Rental agency: Storage Facility: Thrift Store: People who are (Include first and last name and/or Artist: Banker: Barista: Bartender: Business owner: Chiropractor: Coach: CPA: Cook/Chef: Dentist: Doctor: Dog groomer: Elected official: Government employee: Lawyer: Locksmith: Mechanic: Musician: Nurse: Physical therapist: Officer of the law: Pastor/Priest: Realtor: Personal trainer/Fitness instructor: Photographer: Salesperson: Secretary: Stylist/Barber: Teacher: the best ... place of work) Veterinarian: Volunteer: Waiter/Waitress: Writer/Journalist: Write-In: ballots cut from original editions of The Mason County Journal will be counted. No photocopies will be accepted. 2) Ballots may be deposited in designated ballot boxes at the following locations: Journal office, 227 W. Cota St., Shelton Hoodsport Visitor Information Center, 150 North Lake Cushman Road, Hoodsport North Mason Chamber of Commerce, 30 N.E. Romance Hill, Belfair, Suite 103. to Belfair Licensing) Ballots may also be mailed to P.O. Box 430 Shelton, WA 98584. (next 3) Businesses nominated have to be in Mason County and individuals nominated have to live or work in Mason County.