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Montesano man said to be ISIS supporter, faces federal charges for illegal guns possession

Feb 08, 2016 5:18pm

A Montesano man who allegedly told a federal undercover officer that he wanted to join Islamic State group fighters in the Middle East and help them get firearms has been arrested and federally...

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(Justin Damasiewicz | The Vidette)  Crews work to clear a slide on Highway 12 near Porter Creek Road on Tuesday.

Heavy rain causes road problems; county declares emergency

Jan 28, 2016 8:30am

Another round of heavy rain last week has brought another declaration of emergency from Grays Harbor County.

During the Monday, Jan. 25, afternoon meeting, the commissioners approved the...

Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Association to offer scholarship

Jan 28, 2016 8:00am

The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Association is offering a $1,500 scholarship to a Grays Harbor County student who is on track to finish pre-college studies by June 2016.

To be eligible,...

Commissioners continue retiring public services director discussion

Jan 28, 2016 8:00am

During a special meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 19, the Grays Harbor County commissioners continued discussions about how the county will replace current public services director Kevin Varness, who is...

Miller, Taylor appointed to Elma public safety committee

Jan 28, 2016 8:30am

The Elma City Council has finalized the members of its public safety committee.

Councilmen Jim Taylor and Pat Miller will serve on the city’s public safety committee.

Previously, the...

County purchases Monte property, Cormier objects

Jan 28, 2016 8:30am

The Grays Harbor County campus is about to get 4,122 square feet larger (not including lot space).

The commissioners on Jan. 25 approved the purchase of 121 W. Broadway Ave., in Montesano....

County to hold hearing about Elma annexation

Jan 28, 2016 8:30am

Elma’s hoped-for annexation may have hit a speed bump due to a disagreement about the terms and boundaries between the city and Grays Harbor County.

Elma currently is looking to annex...

Wishkah flooding project still in flux

Jan 28, 2016 8:30am

Following flooding from heavy rain last week residents of the Wishkah again are wondering when a solution will arrive.

The Vidette took those concerns to the Grays Harbor County...

County adopts new debt policy

Jan 28, 2016 10:30am

On Monday, the Grays Harbor County commissioners approved a new debt policy for the county. The policy had been adopted by the county finance committee during a brief meeting on Dec. 16, 2015....

Local homeowners urged to participate in flood study

Jan 28, 2016 10:30am

A University of Illinois study on national flood policy is looking for Grays Harbor County homeowners to participate in a survey and panel discussion this Thursday to help with the research,...

U.S. 12 near Porter Creek Road closed into Friday, will have repairs done after mudslide

Jan 28, 2016 5:04pm

A section of U.S. Highway 12 near Porter Creek Road will remain closed into Friday and will operate with only one lane until permanent repairs are made after a mudslide blocked the road Thursday...