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Summit Pacific commissioners approve annexation proposal

Jul 25, 2014 12:35pm

ELMA — Hospital commissioners in charge of Summit Pacific Medical Center unanimously approved asking the voters in the Montesano area to consider being part of the existing East County public...

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Monte rape trial ends in hung jury

Updated: Jul 25, 2014 10:33am

MONTESANO — A 36-year-old Montesano man, charged with first-degree rape, got a reprieve Thursday afternoon after a hung jury was unable to come to a verdict following five hours of deliberations...

$1.75M claimed in potential lawsuit against city of McCleary

Jul 24, 2014 10:48am

A former McCleary firefighter who fended off two trials when he was facing criminal charges for drawing a gun on another firefighter following a brawl in a public park is now seeking at least $1....

Elma wants cheaper ambulance rate from FD5

Jul 24, 2014 10:45am

Grays Harbor Fire District 5, which provides emergency medical services under contract to Elma, McCleary and neighboring Fire District 12, will see those pacts expire at the end of the year. If...

Hospital makes changes to Managed Medicaid contracts

Jul 24, 2014 10:45am

In a cost-saving measure, Grays Harbor Community Hospital and Harbor Medical Group will soon no longer have contracts with three local Managed Medicaid providers: United Health Care, Coordinated...

North Beach Artists Guild exhibit shown at Summit Pacific

Jul 24, 2014 10:45am

North Beach Artists Guild exhibit shown at Summit Pacific

The hallways of Summit Pacific Medical Center in Elma have been filled with local art as the North Beach Artists Guild is hosting a...

Burn Ban in effect

Jul 24, 2014 10:47am

In accordance with the state Department of Natural Resources, the Grays Harbor County Fire Marshal and the Montesano and Elma fire departments are enacting a statewide burn ban effective...

Port secures settlement over BMT Northwest assets

Jul 24, 2014 10:50am

Attorneys with the Port of Grays Harbor were able to salvage some of the publicly owned equipment inside the Turbine Building at the Satsop Business Park and get a settlement approved by a federal...

Gordon openly trying to sink Raines campaign

Jul 22, 2014 9:57am

MONTESANO — County Commissioner Frank Gordon is fully engaged in a campaign to try to make sure Vickie Raines doesn’t make it past the primary election in her bid for a seat on the county...

Not quite ready for retail pot

Jul 21, 2014 12:15pm

With retail marijuana stores slowly opening around the state, Grays Harbor residents will likely be waiting a month or more before the first one opens in this county.

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Steven Friederich | The Vidette McCleary Police Chief George Crumb speaks to a crowd of about 100 people about the impacts not passing the police levy could have on his department.

McCleary Police levy issue ‘has torn our community apart’

Updated: Jul 24, 2014 10:45am

A forum in McCleary on July 17 drew about 100 people to discuss the future of police protection in McCleary and whether residents should support property tax hikes on the August ballot.