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Relay for Life to hit East County on May 29

May 21, 2015 9:46am

For a 24-hour period, beginning on Friday, May 29, the Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds will be filled with walkers, joggers and spectators, all gathered together with one goal in mind — raise...

Correction, May 21

May 21, 2015 9:53am

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(Gabe Green | The Daily World)   Elma Church of God congregation members Charlotte Emerson, left, Marilyn Benedict, right and Pastor LouAnn Houle are currently raising funds for a mission trip to Indonesia planned for July 31 through August 13 to volunteer at the Elma House in Tangerang created by Lowell Lux of the First Church of God in Vancouver with monetary help from the Elma church.

Elma Church of God members planning trip to Indonesia

Mar 13, 2015 1:40pm

Three women from the Elma Church of God are attempting to raise money for a trip to Indonesia, where a tutoring center in the city of Tangerang has been named after the church because of past...

One injured in rollover near McCleary

Mar 13, 2015 2:13pm

One person was injured when the car she was riding in rolled over on Highway 8 near McCleary early Monday morning, the State Patrol said.

Three others, including a 1-year-old, were not hurt...

Corrections, March 12

Mar 13, 2015 2:19pm


The March 5 article, “Monte’s longtime city attorney announces August resignation,” should have stated the paperwork expected by the Montesano City Council was a “resolution to...

Parmalee is headline act for county fair entertainment

Mar 13, 2015 2:20pm

The Grays Harbor County Fair has announced its entertainment lineup for this summer’s fair, and it is headlined by the fast-rising country band Parmalee.

Entertainment opens with Hotel...

( Vidette File Photo) Montesano City Councilwoman Marisa Salzer is sworn in by city Senior Deputy Clerk Kim Schankel, while Brenda House, a certified sign language interpreter, signs the oath to Salzer in 2013.

Salzer resigns from Monte city council

Updated: Mar 19, 2015 11:18am

Montesano City Councilwoman Marisa Salzer resigned abruptly on Tuesday, March 11, citing harassment and unfair treatment, both of which the city contests.

In a letter of resignation sent to...

Monte city attorney announces August resignation

Updated: Mar 11, 2015 1:29pm

The City of Montesano soon will begin the significant task of finding a new city attorney, and hopefully bringing that new legal representation on by Aug.31, the day current City Attorney Dan...

David Haerle | The Vidette City of Montesano employee Ashlee Sund pets Bella the cat while talking to a utilities customer on the phone last week in City Hall.

Monte City Hall home to adopted city kitty

Mar 05, 2015 12:32pm

The Vidette has learned that the City of Montesano has a special kitty, unbeknownst to many citizens.

Oh, not the kind of kitty they might use to fund wild parties, junkets or the like. It’s...

County budget woes frustrate department heads and commissioners

Mar 05, 2015 12:33pm

How thin can a department’s budget get before the department ceases to exist? That was the sentiment of department heads at the county’s budget meeting on Feb. 25.

All three commissioners...

County Commissioners perturbed by union stipulation

Updated: Mar 11, 2015 1:31pm

It wasn’t so much cost, or quality of candidates or personnel, or any other typical issue that gave pause to County Commissioners when they approved recent personnel changes at the District Court...

Oakville Timberland Library to close 3 weeks for upgrades

Mar 05, 2015 12:40pm

The Oakville Timberland Library will close for facility improvements starting Tuesday, March 10, with plans to reopen Thursday, April 2.

Patrons who have requested books or other library...