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Prosecutor campaign could be most expensive ever

Oct 29, 2014 11:39am

Attorney Mike Spencer is spending three times as much money as Acting Chief Criminal Deputy Katie Svoboda in his bid to take back the Prosecutor’s Office.

For Spencer, the rush of direct...

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County kills Wishkah Road flood project

Oct 27, 2014 3:41pm

The Grays Harbor County commissioners voted against using the eminent domain process to condemn two parcels along the Wishkah River and have officially removed the county as the sponsor of a...

Rockin’ out with Humptulips

Oct 25, 2014 11:40am

Corey Daniels and Humptulips want to throw a party, and raise a little money — or a lot — for a good cause while they’re at it.

The party is not in Humptulips, by the way. It feature...

McCleary owes ratepayers $400,000, State Auditor says

Oct 24, 2014 2:03pm

The Washington State Auditor’s Office has issued a finding against the city of McCleary, saying the city improperly relied on its dedicated light and power fund in order to keep the city’s general...

Annual blessings of the pets in Monte

Oct 23, 2014 4:47pm

Nancy Glasscock lifted her voice into the air, singing the hymn, “Come in, come in and sit down.”

Sitting on her finger was a green lovebird, its tiny beak gnawing on the program.

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Port settles records lawsuit for $15,000

Oct 23, 2014 4:49pm

The Port of Grays Harbor has settled a public records lawsuit with access advocate Tim Hamilton of McCleary, with Port staff pledging to improve its Public Records Act process — and giving...

19th annual United Way shoe, coat drive under way

Updated: Oct 23, 2014 4:45pm

19th annual United Way shoe, coat drive under way

United Way of Grays Harbor is teaming with local businesses and organizations during the month of October to make sure children at local...

Steven Friederich | The Vidette Brian Schweitzer of Elma talks to Vickie Raines as she knocks on doors in Elma recently.

Vickie Raines: Mayor, financial expert, now candidate for county commission

Oct 22, 2014 1:38pm

Cosmopolis Mayor Vickie Raines thought about running for county commissioner before.

The timing just never worked out. Her family and job had come first. And when Cosmopolis faced some of...

Steven Friederich | The Vidette  Keith Olson stands in front of the County Administration Building on Monday, hoping to earn the votes to become the next county commissioner.

Keith Olson: Logger, teacher, now candidate for county commission

Oct 22, 2014 1:39pm

About four years ago, Keith Olson hung up his dress shirts and slacks and put on his flannels and jeans again.

Olson had been a teacher and coach at Lake Quinault for nine years. The Marine...

Elma Council against oil trains

Updated: Oct 23, 2014 4:04pm

On a 4-1 vote, the Elma City Council approved a resolution Monday night requesting that the commissioners of the Port of Grays Harbor “reconsider their proposal to allow the construction of three...

Olive Westbrooke gives her dad, Aaron, some help pushing in a wagon full of pumpkins in from the patch at Chapman Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze.

Time for pumpkin huntin’

Oct 21, 2014 4:49pm

Photos by Brendan Carl

Some people pick their pumpkin based on size alone as they look for the biggest one they can hold. Some search high and low for...

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