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No painless solution for county budget woes

Feb 26, 2015 12:01pm

The time has come to meet Grays Harbor County’s fiscal problems head on. Your three county commissioners are tasked each year with writing and funding an annual budget, which results in an...

Where’s crude by rail emergency training?

Feb 26, 2015 12:01pm

Dear Editor:

We have all heard from the environmentalists, the “it will create jobs” groups and how it will increase the importance of the port, but up to now I have heard little from the...

School elections and Super Bowl reflections

Feb 26, 2015 12:01pm

I finally got back to school a while after I wrote my last article. It was nice, I guess, but I had a lot of work and it was stressful. I didn’t practice my flute, I didn’t have a book to read, so...

(Corey Morris | The Vidette) Sue Shultz was sworn in as Elma’s police chief before the city council on Feb. 17. She officially began work on Feb. 9.

Communication is key for Elma’s new police chief

Updated: Feb 26, 2015 5:18pm

A career that began as a position at a correctional facility in another county, eventually led Susan Shultz to Elma where she was sworn in as police chief on Feb. 17.

Taking the helm of the...

Parcel purchase could make county forestry department whole

Feb 26, 2015 11:36am

While tough times are falling on the general fund budget, the County Commissioners approved the purchase of a parcel of timberland for the county forestry department on Monday, Feb. 23.

And...

Dorothy (Dot) Hurbace

Feb 26, 2015 12:01pm

Dorothy (Dot) Wroughton Hurbace, loving mom and grandmother extraordinaire, passed away Feb. 20, 2015, surrounded in love by her children and grandchildren. Born April 30, 1939 in McCleary, Dot...

(Brenda(Brendan Carl| The Daily World) Montesano’s Taylor Rupe lets out a roar after defeating Zillah’s Lasaro Ochoa, 3-1, to place third at 220 pounds.n Carl | The Daily World)

Monte wrestlers take third at Mat Classic

Feb 26, 2015 12:03pm

The Montesano wrestling team recorded its highest state finish since 1976 at Mat Classic XXVII on Saturday.

With six wrestlers placing in the top four in the state, the Bulldogs scored 123...

Paul Cyrus Fournier

Feb 26, 2015 12:01pm

Longtime Langley, Wash., resident and Vietnam veteran Captain Paul Cyrus Fournier died peacefully in his sleep on Feb. 12, 2015. He was 79 years old.

Born in Seattle, Paul was raised by his...

Kalama converts its chances to eliminate Elma, 59-35

Feb 26, 2015 12:02pm

Kalama’s prowess on the offensive boards was more than Elma could handle on Saturday night.

With a 1A regional berth on the line, Elma found itself in an early deficit against Kalama’s...

Elma fire engine bails out Cosmopolis

Feb 26, 2015 12:03pm

The cities of Elma and Cosmopolis are nearing a deal for the sale of an Elma fire truck to the Cosmopolis Fire Department.

The Cosmopolis City Council approved the purchase for up to $20,000...