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Shirley McQuaid to be honored with Margaret Downey Award

Nov 21, 2014 10:30am

MONTESANO — Shirley McQuaid is this year’s recipient of the Margaret Downey Memorial Community Service Award. She will be honored at noon, Tuesday, Nov. 25, at the W.H. Abel Memorial Timberland...

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Bar Association says Imler, Mistachkin, Fuller most qualified to be judge

Updated: Nov 14, 2014 1:52pm

Public Defense attorney Kyle Imler is the preferred candidate among attorneys with the Grays Harbor Bar Association to take over the vacant seat on Grays Harbor District Court, although criminal...

Mayor wants civilian overseer of Elma PD

Nov 13, 2014 7:09am

Elma Mayor Dave Osgood has tapped a civilian administrator to lead the Elma Police Department for the next six months to do a thorough review of the department and the way it responds and...

Port pays $15,000 in records request lawsuit

Nov 13, 2014 7:13am

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...

Destination Grays Harbor named one of best special sections in region

Nov 13, 2014 7:17am

Destination Grays Harbor, a tourism and newcomers guide produced by The Vidette, was honored recently as one of the best special sections in the Pacific Northwest.

The full color glossy...

Elma boosts garbage tax, moves forward again with annexation plans

Nov 13, 2014 7:17am

A split Elma City Council approved a utility tax on Monday, which will boost the cost of garbage bills for ratepayers.

The council also voted to move forward with annexation plans — again,...

McCleary’s budget is bare bones, but not full of doom and gloom

Nov 13, 2014 7:17am

McCleary Mayor Gary Dent formally introduced his proposed budget this past week, slashing court services, but keeping the local police department intact.

The $923,399 operating budget...

Corey Morris | The Daily World Dru Garson was hired as the Greater Grays Harbor Inc. CEO on Sept. 15.

New Greater Grays Harbor CEO settling in

Nov 13, 2014 7:17am

Retention and expansion of existing businesses are at the top of the list for the newly hired chief executive officer at Greater Grays Harbor Inc.

Dru Garson took the helm of the...

Chief Vance back from FBI Academy training

Nov 13, 2014 7:17am

With the kids out of school, summer is usually a time for families to get more time together and catch a collective breath after a long school year of academics and activities.

That wasn’t...

Donovan Wargo poses next to the kayak shed he helped to construct as his project to become an eagle scout. Wargo joined the Boy Scouts in the fifth grade as a way to socialize and stuck with the group to earn 30 merit badges and become an eagle scout.

Monte student shows perseverance to become eagle scout

Nov 13, 2014 7:17am

Shortly after Donovan Wargo earned his Boy Scout merit badge in kayaking in July of 2012, he knew what he wanted to do for his Eagle Scout project. Wargo, a resident of Cosmopolis and a senior at...

GriefShare program offered

Nov 13, 2014 10:30am

Community members who have experienced the death of a family member or friend are invited to register for the GriefShare program held at Montesano Church of God.

This nondenominational...