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Steven Friederich | The Vidette  Rodeo princesses head through downtown Elma last year. The parade continues in rain or shine.

Buckaroo Days brings a cowboy flair to Elma

Sep 17, 2014 10:27am

Last year, the Buckaroo Days Festival turned into a wet mess. It was fun — and it made everyone love the chili cookoff that much more to get out of the rain.

This year, all fingers are...

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Saginaw Logger’s Day in North River on Sept. 20

Sep 12, 2014 12:09pm

The 15th annual Saginaw Logger’s Day Show & Festival will be Saturday, Sept.20, 2014, in Brooklyn and will start at 10 a.m. This annual North River event honors local loggers and logging...

Calendar from Sept. 11

Sep 12, 2014 12:09pm

Thursday, Sept. 11


• United Way of Grays Harbor presents Community Super Heroes. 5:30-7 p.m. Come enjoy a fun way to launch support for United Way of Grays Harbor and Pacific...

End of summer isn’t the end of busy times

Sep 12, 2014 12:10pm

It seems like summer just got started and we now just celebrated the Labor Day weekend. The time just seems to fly.

Jim and I enjoyed Labor Day weekend with family and friends at Jim and...

Most plants can use a drink

Sep 12, 2014 12:11pm

There’s no question our extended dry period and unseasonably warm temperatures continue to deplete soil moisture in most gardens. Even those of us who water plants frequently are finding the soil...

Pre-diabetes class starts in January

Sep 12, 2014 12:11pm

Pre-diabetes class not until January

A 16-week National Diabetes Prevention Program class, sponsored by Grays Harbor County’s WSU Extension, is currently under way in Hoquiam. But another...

Pages of the Past

Sep 12, 2014 12:12pm

120 Years Ago

Sept. 14, 1894

George Pullen met with a narrow escape on Tuesday, while hauling gravel for Jesse Gilkey, to repair the road east of town. He was driving along the road...

Don’t apologize for being a ‘plodder’

Sep 12, 2014 12:16pm

An older woman told an area grocery store checker recently,”I’m sorry I’m so slow.” However, the checker hadn’t indicated he had any problem with the time it took her to complete her business....

Leo Cormier carves on a grosbeak.

Carving come to life

Sep 09, 2014 10:05am

Leo Cormier makes wood come to life.

Ask anyone who has had the chance to see one of his carvings and they will most likely tell you each bird seems to look more realistic than the last....

Pages of the Past

Sep 05, 2014 1:02pm

120 Years Ago

Sept. 7, 1894

From Assessor Bunn we have been able to obtain some interesting statistics relative to the census of this county, taken by his office. The total population...

Washington State Fair opens in Puyallup on Sept. 5

Sep 05, 2014 1:04pm

The Washington State Fair kicks off Friday, Sept. 5 and runs through Sept. 21 at the 160-acre fairgrounds in Puyallup.

As usual, the 2014 fair will feature top-line entertainment and scores...