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Elma preps for coming oil trains

Updated: Apr 18, 2014 10:12am

ELMA — Sometimes, when the trains go through Elma, entire portions of the town are blocked for 10 to 15 minutes at a time. It used to be three times worse. Then, city officials in Elma got loud,...

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Past catches up with former Aberdeen muni judge Conroy

Apr 17, 2014 11:20am

One-time Aberdeen municipal court judge Paul Conroy was hoping for a new start in Clallam County. Instead, his past history, including an alleged stalking incident with a court administrator,...

Health insurance options for people with low income

Apr 17, 2014 11:22am

ELMA — Low-income individuals and families are still able to qualify and sign up for insurance through Washington Apple Health, the state’s free insurance program.

A family of four with an...

Fire District 5 continues to shop for ambulances

Apr 17, 2014 11:25am

When voters of rural Fire District 5 overwhelmingly supported a bond measure to purchase two new ambulances last November, Fire Chief Dan Prated predicted the arrival of the new rigs would be...

(Aaron Lavinsky | The Daily World)  The Puget Sound and Pacific Railroad line ends just before Paulson Road and would be extended to cross the road if the US Development facility is built.

Permitting process under way for third crude oil shipping terminal

Apr 17, 2014 11:30am

Much of the Port of Grays Harbor’s Terminal 3 in Hoquiam has been sitting empty for decades, since Rayonier used the land to store logs from the mid-1970s through the mid-1990s.

But over the...

Veterans groups to hold rally for captured soldier

Apr 17, 2014 11:35am

The Montesano Veterans of Foreign Wars, Rolling Thunder out of Elma and AMVETS, an American Veterans organization, will host a rally for captured Army SGT. Bowe Bergdahl at the Devonshire overpass...

Plea aggreement reached in former arson case

Apr 17, 2014 11:35am

A Spanaway man was sentenced to one year, eight months in prison Friday for a Nov. 3, 2011 altercation with a Satsop man that ended with a burning mobile home.

Michael L. Potts Jr., 38, was...

Tom Frederiksen | or The Vidette These cracks and pot holes are at Spruce Street at the entrance into the Montesano High School complex -- one of the worst around.

Monte Council urges mayor to ‘slow down’ on potential property tax for street repairs

Updated: Apr 17, 2014 10:58am

Montesano City Council members backed away from a potential $20 million bond last week. No one was quite ready to embrace the idea of a tax increase spearheaded by the city’s street taskforce as a...

Oakville dispensary robbers weren’t caught on camera

Updated: Apr 17, 2014 11:15am

A robbery at the Green Harbour Medical Marijuana Co-Op in Oakville occurred in the only area of the store that didn’t have cameras. In addition, when the Sheriff’s Office deployed its police dog...

Two men arrested in U-Haul burglary

Updated: Apr 12, 2014 5:56pm

Two men were arrested near Brady after allegedly loading stolen tools from a workshop into a U-Haul Wednesday afternoon, according to the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s office.


K-9 assists in warrant arrest

Updated: Apr 17, 2014 11:20am

The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit was called in to help successfully arrest a 24-year-old Oakville man on outstanding warrants on April 8. The man sustained minor injuries as he...