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McCleary council lacks confidence in mayor

Updated: Oct 01, 2015 11:39am

All members of the McCleary City Council during a special meeting held on Friday, Sept. 25, noted they have lost confidence in the city’s mayor.

The council had agreed to meet at the request...

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Monte council delays action on social media policy

Updated: Aug 20, 2015 11:37am

A social media policy continues to evade the City of Montesano with the city council delaying action on a recently drafted policy for a second time on Aug. 11.

The council now is requesting...

Monte planning commission to be expanded to seven seats

Aug 20, 2015 8:00am

An ordianance to expand the City of Montesano planning commission to seven seats (from five seats) was approved on Tuesday, Aug. 11, with all but one city council member voting for the ordinance...

Correction: Citywide garage sale on Friday and Saturday

Aug 20, 2015 8:00am

A story in the Aug. 13, 2015, issue of The Vidette stated incorrect dates for the Montesano Citywide Garage Sale. The garage sale will be held Aug. 21 and 22. A list of participating garage sales...

Elma PD wants you for its Citizen’s Academy

Aug 20, 2015 10:05am

The Elma Police Department is offering interested residents the opportunity to learn more about its police department through the Elma Police Citizen’s Academy, beginning Sept. 9.

“It’s all...

Schiller tabbed as McCleary mayor pro tem, police budget discussed

Aug 20, 2015 10:27am

McCleary Councilman Brent Schiller was named mayor pro tem with a 3-1 vote on Aug. 12.

Schiller replaces former Councilman and Mayor Pro Tem Bennie Ator who died on July 22.


Timberland Regional Library Foundation to cease operations

Aug 20, 2015 10:30am

The Timberland Regional Library Foundation has announced it will dissolve the independent, non-profit organization, effective Dec. 31.

The foundation was founded in 1997 to provide financial...

Max, the Grays Harbor County Sheriff's Office K-9, sits for a staged photo beside a cruiser. Max is wearing a newly-donated protective vest.

Sheriff’s K9, Max, gets protective vest

Aug 20, 2015 11:13am

The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office K-9, Max, has been awarded a ballistic vest thanks to a nonprofit organization and an individual donation.

Vested Interest in K-9s, Inc., a charity...

McCleary native singer nominated for awards

Aug 20, 2015 11:14am

McCleary native singer-songwriter Brittany Kingery is in line for four international awards.

Kingery tops the list of nominees on the 2015 Trop Rock Music Awards ballot released Saturday by...

(Justin Damasiewicz | The Vidette) Grays Harbor County Fair manager Mike Bruner speaks during the fair dedication ceremony on Wednesday, Aug. 5. on the Pavilion Lawn Stage next to the Mike Murphy Pavilion. This year's fair was dedicated to the memory of the late Mike Murphy, a former county commissioner.

Fair exceeds 60,000 for fourth consecutive year

Aug 13, 2015 10:10am

Thanks in large part to a passing rain shower that resulted in canceled auto races on Saturday, Aug. 8, the Grays Harbor County Fair failed to extend its streak of record attendance to a fourth...

Monte planning commission correction

Aug 13, 2015 10:06am

The Aug. 6, 2015, story “Monte council twice rejects commission appointment by mayor,” incorrectly stated Will Foster’s position on the Montesano Planning Commission. Foster is a member of the...