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September 18, 2014

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Page A-28 -Mason County Journal- Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 continued from page A-1 longer operate in Mason County is sobering," Mason County Com- is hope it's a good employer" missioner Terri Jeffreys wrote in who will get involved in the an email repose to a query from community, as Simpson does, the Journal. "Simpson is not only he said. an important member of the com- Shelton Mayor Gary Cronce munity, they helped build it. I can said the announcement "has theonly hope the future owner will potential to be real bad or real maintain and perhaps grow the good." workforce." "It depends on who gets in- For all businesses, there comes volved with the property," he said. a time to buy and sell, said state "It may be that something will be Rep. Drew MacEwen (R-Union) in there that could create more jobs. an interview. The problem is, (then) it would "I hope we can entice a buyer, take many years to create." and I hope that they stay here," he Cronce added, "I hope the trans- said. formation will be short, because "We need to do everything pos- we desperately need the financial sible to make sure it gets sold and benefit." we don't get left out," said Ma- "The news that Simpson Lum- son County Commissioner Randy ber may sell their facilities and no Neatherlin. Journal photo by Gordon Weeks Simpson Lumber Co., which' was founded in Matlock in 1890, this week announced that it has hired an adviser "to assist in evaluating a potential sale" of its lumber businesses. To encourage & acknowledge excellence in Mason County, the Journal of Mason County. Simply write in your choices for the Best of Mason Food and Drink Asian Restaurant: Bar: BBQ: Burger: Coffee/Espresso: Desserts: Fish & chips: Lunch Value: Pizza: Resta u ra nt: Sandwich: Shellfish: Steak: wins our elections in our annual Tacos: Goods and Services Antiques: 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: presents County in special section, The Best of Mason Plumbing company: Real estate agency: Rental agency: Storage Facility: Thrift Store: People who are the ...(Include Artist: this ballot to determine what you, our readers, consider to be the Best the categories listed on this page. Then, in about a month, see who County 2014. best first and last name and/or place of work) 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: Veterinarian: Volunteer: Waiter/Waitress: Writer/Journalist: Ballot Rules Write-In: 1) WRITE IN YOUR CHOICES. Only ballots cut from original editions of The Mason County Journal will be counted. No photocopies wil! 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. (next to Belfair Licensing) Ballots may also be mailed to P.O. Box 430 Shelton, WA 98584. 3) Businesses nominated have to be in Mason County and individuals nominated have to live or work in Mason County.