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Twin Bridges Park opens to public

May 26, 2016 1:30am

Grays Harbor County’s second free county park opened to the public at 8 a.m. today (Thursday, May 26).

Twin Bridges Park is in rural Montesano at the end of County Farm Road to the west of...

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Stephanie Morton | The Vidette  Natalia Horton, a fourth grader from Satsop Elementary, plops sticky oatmeal on her principal, Marsha Hendrick. The students paid one dollar for every cup of oatmeal dropped on Hendrick as part of a fundraiser for Relay for Life.

Satsop School’s Mini Relay for Life raises money and awareness

May 19, 2016 10:30am

To help raise money for Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society, principal and superintendent of Satsop Elementary, Marsha Hendrick donned a pair of goggles.

This year, at the school’...

Sales tax increase proposal headed to August ballots

May 12, 2016 10:30am

The Grays Harbor County commissioners approved sending a sales and use tax of .03 percent to ballots for voter approval.

Also referred to as the three-tenths of 1 percent sales tax, the...

Elma Police Levy goes to voters in August

May 12, 2016 10:30am

The City of Elma will again ask voters to approve a levy to fund the police department. Last year, a similar levy was approved by the citizens of Elma and provided $250,000 in funding for the...

Friends and family remember Mark Lyle

May 12, 2016 8:30am

Mark Lyle, a 1975 graduate of Montesano High School, was a pretty big deal in the NHRA Division 6 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. He held the prestigious position of chief starter and was one of...

(Courtesy photo by Doug Johnson)  (From left) Kasie Kloempken, Montesano; Morgan Rockey, Elma and Jaycee Valley, Mary M. Knight each received a $1,000 scholarship given by the Wynooche Masonic Lodge 43.

51st annual school awards presented by Wynooche Masons

May 12, 2016 8:30am

Wynooche Masonic Lodge 43 hosted their 51st annual school awards on April 25, at the Masonic Temple in Montesano, and recognized outstanding students from Montesano, Elma and Mary M. Knight high...

Brewster retiring from County’s health department

May 12, 2016 10:30am

Joan Brewster, Grays Harbor County public health and social services director, has announced her retirement.

Brewster, who will retire on June 30, has served as the director of public health...

Relay for Life making another East County lap

May 12, 2016 10:30am

Relay for Life, the annual American Cancer Society Fundraiser, will be held on Friday, May 20 at the Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds in Elma, and this year’s goal is $25,000. Registration begins...

Property acquired for Wishkah flood wall

Updated: May 19, 2016 1:30am

The Grays Harbor County commissioners approved the purchase of a property on Wishkah Road for a proposed flood wall project.

Two properties had been eyed by the county, but, ultimately, the...

Fire District 5 personnel recently responded to a barn fire on Riding Road in the Porter area. Damage was minimal.

Two East County fires extinguished

May 05, 2016 10:20am

Barn Fire in Porter

At about 2:15 p.m. on April 25 Grays Harbor County Fire District 5 responded to a barn fire on Riding Road in the Porter area.

Stored hay was burning within the...

Monte council updated on budget cuts, layoffs

May 05, 2016 10:30am

Following a layoff and an eliminated position that left two Montesano City Hall clerks without jobs, city leaders updated the council on the general fund budget situation and set a date for a...