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McCleary council lacks confidence in mayor

Updated: Oct 01, 2015 11:39am

All members of the McCleary City Council during a special meeting held on Friday, Sept. 25, noted they have lost confidence in the city’s mayor.

The council had agreed to meet at the request...

(Corey Morris | The Vidette) Boy Scouts from Troop 4015 of Montesano prepare to feed the masses after a dutch oven demonstration on Saturday, Sept. 19, during the Discover Lake Sylvia Fall Festival at Lake Sylvia State Park. The boy scouts participate in the festival with a demonstration every year. Each scout makes a unique dish. This year, the dishes dished out of the dutch ovens ranged from brownies to pizza.

Dutch oven delicacies

Oct 01, 2015 8:00am

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Monte police and DEA team up for Rx take back on Sept. 26

Sep 17, 2015 8:00am

The Montesano Police Department (MPD), the Elma Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are offering another opportunity to dispose of prescription drugs with a Take Back...

Pet adoptions coming to Monte Tractor Supply

Sep 17, 2015 8:00am

The Tractor Supply Co. store in Montesano will host pet adoptions, Saturday, Sept. 19, as well as activities for families and their pets, as part of pet appreciation week.

Pet appreciation...

(Corey Morris | The Vidette) A bond proposition that will appear on November ballots would allow for upgrades to Grays Harbor County Fire District 2 facilities which will keep equipment, like the ambulance pictured here on Tuesday morning, out of the elements.

Fire District 2 will seek facilities bond on November ballots

Updated: Sep 21, 2015 12:40pm

Grays Harbor Fire District 2 will ask voters to approve construction, renovation and expansion of its facilities through a bond measure set to appear on November ballots.

Fire District 2...

Shed fire in rural Monte quickly doused on Sept. 9

Sep 17, 2015 8:00am

Grays Harbor Fire District 2, with Fire District 5 as mutual aid, quickly doused a shed on fire in rural Montesano on Sept. 9.

Both districts were dispatched to a structure fire at about 10:...

Master Gardeners application due Oct. 30

Sep 17, 2015 10:30am

The Washington State University extension program is accepting applications for new master gardeners for spring sessions in Elma and South Bend.

Don’t be intimidated by the title, “Master...

(Corey Morris | The Vidette) The welcome sign at Lake Sylvia State Park slowly drying after a passing rain shower doused the park on Thursday, Sept. 3. The Discover Lake Sylvia Fall Festival and Art Walk will be held at the park on Sept. 19.

Fall festival at Lake Sylvia on Sept. 19

Sep 10, 2015 8:28am

Fall festival at Lake Sylvia on Sept. 19

Maybe a little early for all things pumpkin — pie, lattes, coffee creamer, muffins — and technically not yet autumn (the first day of fall, the...

4-H Hog Champs (left to right): Back row, Logan Witt, Luke Marshall, Cole Daniels, Haley Brown, Jordan Baumgartner, Evan Werner and Tucker Holcomb; front row: Andrew Werner, Jackson Busz, Andrew Swalander, Sawyer Witt, Taylor Kershaw and Hannah Hatcher.

All fair results for 4-H announced

Updated: Sep 16, 2015 9:10am

The 2015 Grays Harbor Fair total 4-H livestock results are:

Beef Division

* Grand Champion 4-H Market Steer – Alex Marshall of Barnyard Wrangler 4-H, sold to Bayview Building Materials...

The Elma FFA dairy cattle evaluation team and individual places (from left): Nate Mueller (second), Aidan Troy (third), Hannah Hartley (15th), Emily Rockey (ninth), Tyler Renz, Paige Kershaw (first), Aaron Bultman (eighth) and Dave Downing (14th).

Elma FFA named state dairy cattle evaluation champs

Sep 10, 2015 10:30am

State champion honors were awarded to the Elma FFA dairy cattle evaluation team at the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden on Aug. 22.

The Elma FFA team will advance to the national...

(Justin Damasiewicz | The Vidette) Elma’s Kolton Emerson (88) extends his 6-foot-7-inch frame over a scrum and atempts to block and extra point at the ninth annual Montesano Football Jamboree on Friday, Aug. 28, at Rottle Field.

Rottle’s new field turf plays host to five-team jamboree

Sep 03, 2015 8:00am

Montesano’s Jack Rottle Field showcased its freshly installed field turf for the first time on Friday, Aug. 28, when the Bulldogs hosted the ninth annual Montesano Football Jamboree.


Zillyette pleads guilty to assault, drug charges

Sep 03, 2015 8:00am

After more than five years of court proceedings and two trials, the Brenda Zillyette case will be laid to rest after the 49-year-old reached a plea agreement with the prosecution.