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McCleary owes ratepayers $400,000, State Auditor says

Oct 24, 2014 2:03pm

The Washington State Auditor’s Office has issued a finding against the city of McCleary, saying the city improperly relied on its dedicated light and power fund in order to keep the city’s general...

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New talk of moving offices at County Administration Building

Updated: Oct 15, 2014 11:20am

MONTESANO — The county commissioners are seeking a local architect to help plan and implement a number of building projects around the county, including improvements to the pavilion at the...

Ocean Shores man charged with rape of 7-year-old girl

Oct 13, 2014 5:28pm

An 18-year-old Ocean Shores man has been charged with rape and child molestation for inappropriately touching a 7-year-old girl in the parking area at North Beach High School while people attended...

Dan Jackson | The Daily World Congressman Derek Kilmer gives an opening statement at a congressional candidate forum on Friday at the Rotary Log Pavilion in Aberdeen.

Congressional forum lasts just 22 minutes

Updated: Oct 21, 2014 4:47pm

Editor’s Note: An extended version of this story is online at

The only common ground between Congressman Derek Kilmer and challenger Marty McClendon at Friday afternoon’...

Brown tapped to be Superior Court judge

Oct 09, 2014 5:22pm

Gov. Jay Inslee has tapped Stephen Brown to be the next Grays Harbor Superior Court judge.

“Judge Brown has an incredible record of service to Grays Harbor and a reputation for being a...

Monte finds sign language interpreter so Oct. 14 meeting back on

Updated: Oct 10, 2014 10:52am

The Montesano City Council will meet Oct. 14 as planned, according to Montesano Mayor Ken Estes.

A sign language interpreter was found who agreed to provide the service after the private...

Vidette papers will arrive a day later this week

Updated: Oct 08, 2014 10:49pm

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we were notified by the U.S. Post Office on Wednesday that our print newspaper was sent out late and should be arriving in homes on Friday. It is in...

Spencer aims to return to prosecutor post

Oct 08, 2014 10:48pm

In all honesty, attorney Mike Spencer never thought he would pursue political office again.

The former county prosecutor, who is trying to get another term decades later, reached the...

Svoboda would be first female prosecutor

Oct 08, 2014 10:48pm

Some years back, as the story goes, a female deputy prosecutor stood before a judge in Grays Harbor Superior Court and the judge wouldn’t hear her case simply because she was wearing pants. She...

Should Monte, Elma merge police departments?

Oct 08, 2014 11:06pm

What if the city of Montesano and the city of Elma combined police departments?

It’s the latest idea as city officials in Elma ponder how to save money and debate whether it makes sense to...

More questions in advertising of 2012 waterfront sale after pictures found

Oct 08, 2014 10:52pm

The city of Montesano this week produced photographic evidence that the waterfront property it sold in 2012 was posted for sale, raising more questions in the minds of at least two city council...