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Vidette, Daily World, other weeklies acquired by Sound Publishing

Updated: Oct 01, 2014 4:18pm

Sound Publishing Inc. a Black Press subsidiary, has acquired, effective Oct. 1, The Vidette at Montesano from Stephens Media. The transaction also includes the three-times-per-week Daily World of...

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Debate still strong over eminent domain on Wishkah Road

Updated: Oct 01, 2014 4:26pm

The Chehalis Basin Flood Authority has asked the Grays Harbor County commissioners to put off plans on using eminent domain to condemn two parcels along the Wishkah River in order to move forward...

From the left) Spc. Dylan Weihs, Sgt. James Heroux and Spc. Gregory Bodnar, from the 110th Chemical Battalion (Technical Escort), pause during confined space training at Satsop Nuclear Power Plant near Elma, Wash.

Soldiers train to operate in confined spaces

Oct 01, 2014 4:21pm

ELMA — Soldiers from the 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives), trained to operate in confined spaces at the Satsop Business Park, utilizing the resources of...

McCleary council names pond for Wildcats

Oct 01, 2014 4:21pm

New pond gets named for Wildcats, instead of Seahawks

A small body of water on the southern edge of the City of McCleary will formally be known as Wildcat Pond, named by the students at...

Steven Friederich | The Vidette Brenda Zillyette listens during jury selection Tuesday morning.

Jury hears retrial in death of EHS senior from 2009

Sep 30, 2014 7:25pm

The last conversation Rick Green had with 18-year-old son Austin Burrows was when Burrows said he had to go help out a friend pull a car out of a ditch. Earlier, Burrows had been in a good mood...

McCleary man charged with exploiting minor, possessing child porn

Sep 29, 2014 10:30am

A 30-year-old McCleary man has been charged with sexual exploitation of a minor and possessiong child pornography after a female friend allegedly discovered pictures of her young daughter on his...

County adopts lock-down procedures

Updated: Oct 01, 2014 4:21pm

By Steven Friederich

Vidette Editor

MONTESANO — The Grays Harbor County commissioners on Monday adopted new lock-down procedures, which have been in the works since a deputy was shot...

Fears of eminent domain prompt questions of Lake Quinault road project

Sep 29, 2014 5:37pm

The Quinault Indian Nation is looking for support for a potential project, which could end up moving SouthShore Road at Lake Quinault and gobble up some of the nearby land. The project raises the...

Another brouhaha over interpreter needs at Monte Council?

Updated: Sep 30, 2014 7:38pm

Just weeks after Montesano city officials thought they settled a human rights complaint involving a deaf Montesano City Council woman, the city may be in hot water again for allegedly failing to...

Steven Friederich | The Vidette Tim Davis was honored on a dog tag wall in the summer of 2013 in Elma. Now, a wood carving given to his mother with his name was stolen right off her porch. She’s hoping to get it back.

War hero’s mother says carving honoring soldier stolen off porch

Updated: Oct 01, 2014 4:21pm

The mother of a U.S. Airman killed in Afghanistan during combat operations five years ago says that an unscrupulous thief came on to her porch last week and stole a wood carving crafted to honor...

Pot store opens in Porter

Updated: Sep 27, 2014 5:55pm

The Porter pot store — the first legal retail recreational marijuana store in Grays Harbor — opened its doors Friday.

Unfortunately, most of its potential customers left empty-handed since...