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Improvements finally coming to Beacon Park?

Nov 22, 2014 10:30am

Mayor Ken Estes is hoping to to revive talk of improving Beacon Park, which has languished without much development since it was purchased in 2002.

At this point, Estes said he’s just hoping...

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GriefShare program offered

Nov 13, 2014 10:30am

Community members who have experienced the death of a family member or friend are invited to register for the GriefShare program held at Montesano Church of God.

This nondenominational...

Public invited to meet Elma Library candidates

Nov 13, 2014 5:21pm

The three top candidates to become the manager of the Elma Timberland Library will be in town next week to meet the public and answer questions from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20. After that,...

A celebration of Judge Brown

Updated: Nov 13, 2014 7:18am

Stephen Brown was celebrated by dozens of friends, family and fellow judges on Monday for his accomplishments in District Court and his future as a Superior Court judge during a special swearing-...

Brendan Carl | The Vidette Lila Herr, left, and Kaden Herr wave flags as they watch the Veteran’s Day parade in Elma on Tuesday.

A salute to our soldiers

Nov 11, 2014 7:01pm

Residents flocked to Elma to honor those who make freedom possible on Tuesday with a celebration of Veterans Day that included a VFW ceremony and a parade.

More than 120 individuals attended...

(Aaron Lavinsky | The Daily World) The “Patriot” dredge, operated by American Construction in Seattle, removes watery sediment from the bottom of the Port of Grays Harbor on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. The dredge, which is a 200-ton floating crane, uses a bucket to remove up to 35 cubic yards of sediment at a time.

Port-funded analysis shows job, revenue generation

Nov 11, 2014 7:02pm

The Port of Grays Harbor received encouraging feedback on its economic impact throughout the local community, the county and beyond.

“We like to think we’re making an impact on the community...

Johnson pleads not guilty on rape, molestation charges

Nov 11, 2014 7:02pm

Former Montesano resident Gregory Johnson pleaded not guilty to two counts of rape of a child in the second degree and two counts of child molestation in the first degree at his arraignment on...

Question of climate change comes up before county commission

Updated: Nov 11, 2014 9:10am

MONTESANO — On a 2-1 vote, the Grays Harbor County commissioners decided to accept a $16,500 grant from Oregon State University to have staff work on assessing the potential health impacts of...

Cormier takes over as chairman of county commission

Updated: Nov 11, 2014 7:02pm

County Commissioner Wes Cormier took over the chairman duties on the Board of County Commissioners on Monday.

Commissioner Frank Gordon had been in the role for the past year and a half and...

Commissioners still mulling District Court candidates

Nov 10, 2014 4:28pm

MONTESANO — The Grays Harbor County commissioners deliberated the qualities of the kind of District Court judge they should appoint behind closed doors on Monday, and emerged without a consensus...

Dr. Shin continues to see jail inmates

Updated: Nov 11, 2014 7:02pm

The Grays Harbor County commissioners approved an $80,640 annual contract with Dr. Ki Shin of Montesano to provide medical services for prisoners of the Grays Harbor Jail. It’s a boost of $1,220...