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Benedict appointed to Monte council seat

Jun 23, 2016 1:30am

Lori Benedict has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Montesano City Council.

Benedict will take over for Pat Herrington who resigned in April. Benedict was raised in Montesano, moved...

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Wrong river

Jun 02, 2016 10:30am

Wrong river

The article “Twin Bridges Park opens to public” in the May 26, 2016, issue of The Vidette, incorrectly identified which river the park trails access. The trails provide access to...

PUD announced planned outage June 8

Jun 02, 2016 10:30am

The Grays Harbor PUD is notifying customers in East County of a planned power outage beginning at 9 a.m. on June 8, 2016.

The outage is expected to last until roughly 3 p.m. and will impact...

(Corey Morris | The Vidette)  Authorities walk the property of a residence at the first block of Hicklin Road east of Elma which is the scene of a homicide investigation. A body was found in the lawn while law enforcement and emergency personnel were responding to calls about a possible, explosion, gun shots and a fire at the location.

Fire in rural Elma leads to homicide investigation

Updated: Jun 01, 2016 12:05pm

The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what’s believed to be a homicide after a body was found near a burning house in Elma Tuesday night.

Sheriff Rick Scott said deputies...

County will have role in Cascadia Rising

Jun 01, 2016 11:53am

The Grays Harbor County commissioners briefly were apprised of plans for Cascadia Rising, an earthquake and tsunami simulation planned for June 7-12.

During the Cascadia Rising disaster...

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...

Port will offer tours to public

May 26, 2016 1:30am

The Port of Grays Harbor will offer public tours of the Port and walking tours of Satsop Business Park this summer.

The program will give the public a firsthand look at the marine terminals...

(Corey Morris | The Vidette)  East Grays Harbor Relay for Life Participants on Friday, May 20, look at luminarias that had been lit in memory of those who have died from cancer.

East County relay expects to exceed fundraising goal

May 26, 2016 8:30am

Organizers of the East Grays Harbor Relay for Life are projecting that funds raised this year will exceed the event’s goal.

The goal had been set at $26,000, and while a count on Monday had...

(Corey Morris | The Vidette)  Nick Burgess of Elma, 23, plays the guitar at The Vidette office during an interview on May 20.

Music brings harmony to Elma’s Nick Burgess

May 26, 2016 10:30am

Nick Burgess of Elma took an interest in music when he was 13 years old for the age-old reason many teenage boys take to music — to win the affection of a girl.

For Burgess — like many...

Memorial Wall honors Montesano’s veterans

May 26, 2016 10:30am

On a Monday afternoon in Fleet Park, a young mother scooped her toddler up in her arms and told the little boy, “This wall is not for climbing. It is a memorial wall which means it is very special...

(Photo provided by state Department of Fish & Wildlife)  Steven Charles Orr of Rochester has set a new state record for the largest black rockfish caught in Washington state waters.

Rochester man catches record black rockfish

May 26, 2016 10:30am

A Rochester man recently became the black rockfish record holder for Washington State.

Steven Charles Orr of Rochester has set a new state record for the largest black rockfish caught in...