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McCleary trying levy again for police department

Jul 02, 2015 11:26am

The McCleary City Council on June 24 split its decision on saving the city’s embattled police department, voting to approve a levy proposal but rejecting a supplemental budget ordinance.


(Justin Damasiewicz | The Vidette)  Denali Harris holds a sign for a fireworks stand on Tuesday with his sister, Bella Harris, and Montesano Youth Football president Jason Smith in the background. The stand, in the Thriftway parking lot, serves as a fundraiser for Montesano Youth Football.

Monte council douses fireworks ban

Updated: Jul 02, 2015 11:30am

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Annual Bike Rodeo, Saturday, June 13

Jun 15, 2015 2:53pm

The Montesano Police Department will hold its annual Bill Brookshire Memorial Bike Rodeo on Saturday, June 13, at Montesano High School.

Each year since 1994, the police department...

IRS and loan scams plaguing local residents

Updated: Jun 11, 2015 10:58am

The Montesano Police Department is warning the community of two recent scams that have been reported by residents. Both scams are phone scams in which the caller demands immediate payment.


Elma man faces burglary charges after backyard break-in

Jun 11, 2015 10:54am

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An Elma man appeared in court Monday for allegedly entering someone’s backyard and attempting to steal two fishing poles while threatening the homeowner with a knife.


Misspelling in May 28 issue

Jun 11, 2015 10:55am


The May 28 article, “Civil War gravestones once lost in trees, recently uncovered,” used an incorrect spelling for Wynooche Cemetery which was taken from the City of Montesano...

From left: Rylie Mansuetti, Paige Kershaw, Aidan Troy and Cesar Cavero of Elma FFA deliver more than 100 salad patio gardens to patrons at the East Grays Harbor County Food Bank on June 1.

Elma FFA gives away garden bowls; awards banquet held

Jun 11, 2015 10:58am

Elma FFA members planted and grew more than 100 salad patio garden bowls as a part of an Elma FFA community development project to promote healthy, sustainable living.

The garden bowls were...

June 4 Accident closes Wynoochee River Bridge

Jun 11, 2015 11:05am

A four-car accident on Highway 12 near the Wynoochee River Bridge resulted in two people being transported to the hospital on Thursday, June 4.

At around 1:45 p.m., William Kjesbu, 68, of...

Standoff near Monte High School ends peacefully

Jun 11, 2015 11:09am

A June 2 standoff in Montesano ended peacefully.

At 11:32 a.m. the Montesano Police Department received a phone call from a social worker at a crisis hotline to inform them of an elderly man...

Montesano firefighters attempt to extinguish a flame at a residence on the 200 block of E Broadway Avenue in Montesano on Tuesday afternoon.

Family of six displaced by house fire in Montesano

Jun 10, 2015 2:14pm

A family of six was displaced by a house fire on the 200 block of East Broadway Avenue in Montesano on Tuesday.

When firefighters from the Montesano Fire Department arrived at the scene at...

GriefShare program begins June 11

Jun 04, 2015 8:00am

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


Odd Fellows leader fills in Monte council on ’90s donation

Jun 04, 2015 8:00am

Odd Fellows Noble Grand Dave Delony addressed the Montesano City Council last week hoping to clarify the details behind a donation from the 1990s that recently had been called into question.