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September 8, 2014 at 1:15 PM

Former Belfair PTA president gets 23 years in prison for child pornography

The former president of a Mason County elementary school PTA has been sentenced to 23 years in prison and a lifetime of supervised released after pleading guilty to four child-pornography charges in an investigation that turned up video of him raping an 8-year-old child in a school classroom. David Michael Navarro, 38, was arrested last year…

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July 28, 2014 at 9:56 AM

3.6 earthquake shakes up central Puget Sound

The Associated Press SEATTLE — A 3.6 magnitude earthquake shook up the central Puget Sound area Monday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey reports the quake’s epicenter was three miles east of Belfair and was located about 13.6 miles down. It hit just past 4 a.m. No damage was immediately reported.  

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July 10, 2014 at 4:13 PM

Cellphone photos led Pierce County deputies to woman’s body

The Associated Press TACOMA  — A Pierce County man who reported his girlfriend missing is accused of killing her and dumping her body in Belfair. Pierce County prosecutors on Thursday charged 41-year-old William Grisso with first-degree murder. A not guilty plea was entered on his behalf in Superior Court. Bail was set at $1 million. Court documents show Grisso…

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April 1, 2014 at 5:55 PM

Mason County man charged with child porn apparently kills self

A man who was found dead in the water near the Bremerton marina on Tuesday morning had been charged one day earlier with possession of child pornography, according to law-enforcement sources and court records. Investigators say the death appears to have been a suicide. Frank E. McDonald, 52,  of Belfair, was charged in Mason County Superior Court…

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August 6, 2013 at 10:42 AM

Hikers find body of cyclist killed in logging-road crash

BELFAIR, Mason County (AP) — A woman hiking with two sons on a logging road near Belfair on Monday discovered the body of a man who died in a bicycle crash. The Mason County Sheriff’s Office says it was apparent at the scene that the man had crashed his bicycle. An autopsy showed 34-year-old Jared W….

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May 8, 2012 at 11:05 AM

Experienced tree cutter killed in fall at Belfair

The Associated Press BELFAIR — An experienced tree cutter was killed in a fall at Belfair. Mason County Coroner West Stockwell says 52-year-old Anthony K. Woods of Belfair died Saturday evening at the scene, even though he was properly equipped. The Kitsap Sun reports the top part of the tree had a cable attached to a piece…

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