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Why does Grays Harbor need a massive armored military vehicle?

Sep 18, 2014 10:24am

Don’t call it a tank.

That’s what Aberdeen Police Captain John Green says, as he stands next to the nearly 10-foot-tall armored vehicle, painted black and dotted with police logos. Earlier...

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Washington State Parks announces ‘free day’ for Aug. 25

Aug 21, 2014 2:30pm

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission wants the public to know that Monday, Aug. 25, is a state parks “free day.” Day-use visitors will not need a Discover Pass to visit...

Steven Friederich | The Vidette Dylan Ellefson, 13, is a participant in the “Chief for a Day” program, sponsored by the Hoquiam Police Department. Ellefson, who lives part-time in Montesano, is fighting leukemia and will participate in a statewide celebration at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission on Aug. 21.

Monte kid set to become ‘Chief for a Day’

Aug 18, 2014 10:30am

At three years old, Dylan Ellefson was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

He thought he had it beat and was cancer free for seven years, when he relapsed and had to go back to the...

What’s next for our county’s hospitals?

Updated: Aug 23, 2014 4:31pm

MONTESANO — Voters in Grays Harbor County overwhelmingly turned out in support of a proposed hospital district to benefit Grays Harbor Community Hospital, but a drill down of precinct results show...

Cotton, Brown vying for Godfrey’s judge seat

Aug 17, 2014 10:30am

MONTESANO — The general counsel for Gov. Jay Inslee is officially soliciting candidates who could be under consideration to take over the judge seat of retiring Grays Harbor Superior Court Judge...

Why the timber industry is taking on Grays Harbor County

Aug 16, 2014 10:30am

The timber industry filed a lawsuit against Grays Harbor County on Aug. 6, challenging the county’s ordinance prohibiting large forest landowners from getting a property tax break if they charge...

DUI enforcement begins

Aug 16, 2014 10:30am

Between Aug. 15 and Sept. 1, extra law enforcement officers will be on the roads in Grays Harbor and other counties looking for drivers under the influence of alcohol, marijuana or other drugs...

Prove that there’s been huge fish kills on our coast due to ocean conditions

Aug 14, 2014 2:47pm

Prove that there’s been huge fish kills

Dear Editor;

In response to Ed Johnstone’s column, “Being Frank,” about ocean conditions, I am one who goes to our beaches, both North Beach...

Porter pot store could be open in next few weeks

Aug 13, 2014 9:30pm

A retail pot store in rural Porter could be days away from opening and becoming Grays Harbor County’s first recreational marijuana store.

The store has cleared possibly its most major hurdle...

Brendan Carl | The Vidette Morgan Jump presents her champion market lamb to the crowd at the Grays Harbor 4-H and FFA Livestock Auction on Saturday.

Fair livestock auction brings in record sales

Updated: Aug 13, 2014 9:34pm

The 30 seconds to three minutes inside the ring of the Grays Harbor 4-H & FFA Livestock Auction could seem like an eternity for the young individuals who rounded the enclosure with their...

Brendan Carl | The Vidette Nikki DeWald, 5, of Hoquiam enjoys a pony ride on the first day of the fair.

Country superstar helped bring in the crowd at this year’s fair

Aug 13, 2014 9:38pm

Country superstar Thomas Rhett and a good week of warm weather helped bring in the crowd.

The free day at the races, under new management, probably didn’t hurt either.

Altogether, the...