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Former Monte police chief gets 5 months for theft charge

Nov 26, 2014 12:03pm

Former Montesano police chief Ray Sowers was ejected from the Pierce Count Drug Court last month and ordered to spend five months in jail for a theft charge stemming from an incident that...

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Elma boosts garbage tax, moves forward again with annexation plans

Nov 13, 2014 7:17am

A split Elma City Council approved a utility tax on Monday, which will boost the cost of garbage bills for ratepayers.

The council also voted to move forward with annexation plans — again,...

McCleary’s budget is bare bones, but not full of doom and gloom

Nov 13, 2014 7:17am

McCleary Mayor Gary Dent formally introduced his proposed budget this past week, slashing court services, but keeping the local police department intact.

The $923,399 operating budget...

Corey Morris | The Daily World Dru Garson was hired as the Greater Grays Harbor Inc. CEO on Sept. 15.

New Greater Grays Harbor CEO settling in

Nov 13, 2014 7:17am

Retention and expansion of existing businesses are at the top of the list for the newly hired chief executive officer at Greater Grays Harbor Inc.

Dru Garson took the helm of the...

Chief Vance back from FBI Academy training

Nov 13, 2014 7:17am

With the kids out of school, summer is usually a time for families to get more time together and catch a collective breath after a long school year of academics and activities.

That wasn’t...

Donovan Wargo poses next to the kayak shed he helped to construct as his project to become an eagle scout. Wargo joined the Boy Scouts in the fifth grade as a way to socialize and stuck with the group to earn 30 merit badges and become an eagle scout.

Monte student shows perseverance to become eagle scout

Nov 13, 2014 7:17am

Shortly after Donovan Wargo earned his Boy Scout merit badge in kayaking in July of 2012, he knew what he wanted to do for his Eagle Scout project. Wargo, a resident of Cosmopolis and a senior at...

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...