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Brendan Carl | The Vidette Montesano Fire Chief Corey Rux, right, and Dylan McDougall work to string lights onto a firetruck that will be a part of the Festival of Lights Parade on Saturday.

Light my Fire … truck

Dec 11, 2014 12:21pm

Every year, there are plenty of bright spots during the Festival of Lights Parade in Montesano, but one of the brightest comes in the form of a truck the Montesano Fire Department has decorated...

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Destination Grays Harbor named one of best special sections in region

Nov 13, 2014 7:17am

Destination Grays Harbor, a tourism and newcomers guide produced by The Vidette, was honored recently as one of the best special sections in the Pacific Northwest.

The full color glossy...

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...

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...