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Death notices, Aug. 4

Aug 04, 2016 10:30am

Lawrence David Hurlbert

On July 26, 2016, Lawrence David Hurlbert died at his home in Aberdeen. He was 70.

Arrangements are entrusted to Harrison Family Mortuary of Aberdeen.


OPINION: Summer downtime leads to too much electronics time

Aug 04, 2016 10:30am

Hello guys. Welcome back to this month’s edition of Dog Dayz.

This wasn’t exactly a very eventful month, but there were definitely some fun and memorable moments. From watching the Mariners...

From the Aug. 4, 1966, issue of The Vidette: COME ON IN, IT'S FINE -- That was the continuing refreshing-water report this week at Lake Sylvia as teenagers led the daily plunging retreats from Old Sol's warming rays (the tar-warning sign on the diving board remained up only while bridge repairs were being completed). Lifeguard Judy Lindel watched carefully from the elevated perch. (Ed Browne Photo)

Pages of the Past, Aug. 4

Aug 04, 2016 10:30am

125 years ago

July 31, 1891

July Picknickers

In order that a picnic party be a success the entire company must enter into the spirit of the occasion, dispense with all formality...

OPINION: National energy policy must be broad and inclusive

Aug 04, 2016 10:30am

America must have a thoughtful and comprehensive national energy policy which focuses on supplies that are environmentally friendly, abundant and affordable.

Our strategy needs to include...

Countywide sales tax passing after initial primary count

Aug 02, 2016 9:35pm

Following an initial ballot count on the night of the primary election, proposition 1, which will increase sales tax countywide by three-tenths of 1 percent, is passing.

The proposition...

Cormier takes commanding lead, Gordon struggles

Aug 02, 2016 10:27pm

Grays Harbor County District 1 incumbent Commissioner Wes Cormier of Elma has a large lead over his challengers following initial primary election results on Aug. 2.

Cormier, who is seeking...

Elma voters favoring police levy

Updated: Aug 02, 2016 10:18pm

A levy to fund the Elma Police Department through 2017 seems poised to pass following initial results from the primary election.

On Tuesday, Aug. 2, the levy was passing with more than 63.5...

Egg supplier going cage-free following investigation of local farm

Jul 28, 2016 1:30am

Eggland’s Best, a national egg supplier, has announced it will transition to completely cage-free eggs by 2025.

”Eggland’s Best is setting a goal of working with our suppliers and customers...

Stephanie Morton | The Vidette  Former Elma Reserve Officer Joe Munro is thanked for his service by Elma Police Chief Sue Shultz on July 18.

Elma council honors police department, department honors reserve officer

Jul 28, 2016 10:30am

The Elma City Council gave the Elma Police Department a vote of confidence by passing a resolution recognizing their service to the community during the July 18 council meeting.


Stephanie Morton | The Vidette  Dan and Corree Downing stand before a newly poured concrete pad at the Poultry and Rabbit Barn at the Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds on July 21. The Downings raised money and other donations to fix up the barn.

Downing family invests in Fairgrounds facilities

Jul 28, 2016 10:30am

Chicks dig them and this family digs chicks, too.

The Downings, Corree and Dan, are the superintendents of the poultry barn at the Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds. They, along with their...