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(Montesano Chamber photo) David and Gloria Edwards received the Environmental Stewardship Award from the Montesano Chamber of Commerce and the Washington State University Extension during the annual Farm City Dinner on Nov. 7.

Ag community honored during Farm City Dinner

Nov 26, 2015 8:30am

Members of the agricultural community were honored Nov. 7 during the annual Montesano Chamber of Commerce Farm City Dinner.

David and Gloria Edwards received the Environmental Stewardship...

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McCleary dinged with second finding from state auditor

Oct 29, 2015 8:00am

The City of McCleary has received a second finding from the State Auditor for the same issue — a transfer from the city’s light and power fund into the city’s current expense fund, according to a...

(Justin Damasiewicz | The Vidette)  A Massachusetts-based natural gas supply company will now use property on the Harbor as a hub for its market in Western Washington with the approval on Oct. 13 of a lease at Satsop Business Park.

Newest Satsop tenant to be hub for natural gas

Oct 29, 2015 8:30am

A Massachusetts-based natural gas supply company will now use property on the Harbor as a hub for its market in Western Washington with the approval on Oct. 13 of a lease at Satsop Business Park...

Man accused of attacking wife with ax pleads guilty to attempted second-degree murder

Oct 29, 2015 8:30am

The Elma man accused of attacking his wife with an ax while she was sleeping in July pleaded guilty to attempted murder in the second degree on Oct. 13.

Gary Johnson, 64, was originally...

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Rossetti appointed next rep for 19th District

Oct 29, 2015 8:30am

JD Rossetti received an appointment to the state House of Representatives and got an opponent for next year’s election all in the same day on Thursday.

Rossetti, 34, a Democrat who most...

Many decisions to be made in general election

Updated: Oct 30, 2015 12:48pm

The general election will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 3. East County voters are choosing mayors for both Montesano and Elma, and council members in Montesano, Elma, McCleary and Oakville. Ballot...

Unopposed council seats are few throughout East County

Oct 29, 2015 8:30am

While there are few unopposed seats in East County races, there are some. An Elma incumbent is unchallenged, and two seats in McCleary are without incumbents.

In Elma, Charles Butterfield is...

(Dan Jackson | The Daily World) Anglers fish the Chehalis River where it meets Grays Harbor earlier this month at the Port's 28th Street Landing.

Salmon fishing closed due to low returns

Oct 29, 2015 8:30am

Salmon fishing in Grays Harbor and along all of its tributaries now is closed three months early after catch data suggested the return of coho salmon would be significantly less than predicted,...

Unnamed McCleary Pond could become ‘Wildcat Pond’

Oct 29, 2015 10:30am

A 10-acre pond along Highway 8 in McCleary could receive a new name following the recent approval of proposals submitted by students.

At its regular semi-annual meeting on Oct. 23, the...

(Vidette file photo) McCleary Mayor Gary Dent resigned on Oct. 28. The city will allow interested residents to apply for appointment to the city’s top position until Dec. 1. An appointment will be made during the council’s first meeting in December.

McCleary Mayor Dent resigns, cites bickering, health

Oct 28, 2015 8:44pm

McCleary Mayor Gary Dent announced his resignation early on Oct. 28 in a letter sent to Councilwoman Pam Ator. Dent later confirmed his resignation in a short a telephone interview with The...

(Justin Damasiewicz | The Vidette) Members of the Montesano Junior Drill Team pose for a group photo.

Junior drill teams prepping girls for prep

Oct 22, 2015 8:00am

Thanks to a couple of local moms with a passion for dance and drill, elementary and junior high students from Montesano now can satisfy their urge to perform by joining the Montesano Junior Drill...