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Charles Caldwell of Montesano poses for a photograph with the key to the City of Montesano which he received during the April 14 city council meeting.

Caldwell receives key to the City of Montesano

Apr 23, 2015 11:10am

“The desire to be involved and help in whatever small or large way, and participating in the community, the city and the county,” — That’s what Montesano resident Chuck Caldwell says it takes to...

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Vini Samuel running for Monte mayor; two announce council candidacy

Mar 26, 2015 9:30am

With the county’s filing period still more than a month away, some candidates are announciing their intent to run for positions with the City of Montesano, challenging both the mayor and council...

(Corey Morris | The Vidette) Ian Cope is sworn in as a Montesano City Council member by Senior Deputy Clerk Kim Schankel on Tuesday. Cope’s appointment fills the vacancy left by Marisa Salzer’s March 11 resignation.

Cope sworn in as councilman, replaces vacancy from resignation

Mar 26, 2015 9:30am

Ian Cope was sworn in as a Montesano City Council member on Tuesday.

During Tuesday’s council meeting, four candidates were interviewed for the possibility of appointment, including Cope....

Commissioners consider allowing ATVs on county roads

Mar 26, 2015 9:30am

The county commissioners are entertaining the idea of allowing all-terrain vehicle use on county roads, following a conversation with Sheriff Rick Scott.

Scott provided a printed...

Lawsuit filed for 2013 collision with deputy

Updated: Mar 26, 2015 9:30am

A lawsuit has been filed in Thurston County Superior Court against Grays Harbor County for an accident in July 2013 involving a commuter and a Grays Harbor sheriff’s deputy.

On July 8, 2013...

Commissioners hear plan for $56 million courthouse reboot

Mar 26, 2015 9:30am

The Grays Harbor County Board of Commissioners and many elected officials and county employees gathered Tuesday morning to hear a presentation about a $56.6 million, possibly 20-year “third...

Elma council continues levy discussions

Mar 26, 2015 9:30am

The Elma City Council is considering a draft document with language for a city levy likely to appear on the August primary election ballots. City Attorney Dan Glenn drafted the document with...

Correction

Mar 26, 2015 10:30am

The March 19, 2015, story, “Pillowcase Patrol donates 700 pillowcases this year,” incorrectly stated the number of pillowcases donated by Montesano High School.

MHS students have donated 10...

Westhaven State Park closed for paving March 23-April 17

Mar 19, 2015 10:00am

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announced that Westhaven State Park near Westport will be closed from March 23 through April 17, while crews pave the gravel parking area....

Sharon Stone stands beside 700 pillowcases sewn and donated by the “Montesano Pillowcase Patrol” to Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital of Tacoma. The pillowcases were delivered to the Sewing and Stitchery Expo in Puyallup where, combined with other communities throughout the state, 6,911 pillowcases had been collected for donation.

Pillowcase Patrol donated 700 pillowcases this year

Updated: Mar 20, 2015 8:37am

Fabric, brightly colored, is cut and sewn to the perfect shape. A pillow later is slipped into the pocket of fabric, and the whole package is used to prop up the head of a sick child.

The...

Clarification

Mar 19, 2015 10:24am

ATV rules

For clarification to the Feb. 19, 2015, article: “ATVs can hit monte streets next month; McCleary ordinance tabled,” a motorcycle endorsement is required for two- and/or three-...