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Brendan Carl | The Vidette Elma and Montesano High School students pose for a picture moments before the presentation of the Food Bowl trophy on Tuesday. Montesano won the competition for the fourth straight year. The Monte Food Bowl team collected 14,940 pounds of canned items and $31,501.14 for a grand total of 77,942.28 pounds of food. Elma students collected 14,220 pounds of canned items and $20,627.68 for a total of 55,475.36 of food. While the amount of pounds of canned goods were up for Elma, pounds for Monte and dollars from both schools were down. The two schools conducted several events from Dec. 5-16 in order to collect funds and food that will all be donated to the four East County food banks.

Monte wins Food Bowl again

Dec 19, 2014 11:15am

Elma and Montesano High School students pose for a picture moments before the presentation of the Food Bowl trophy on Tuesday. Montesano won the competition for the fourth straight year. The Monte...

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Destination Grays Harbor named one of best special sections in region

Nov 13, 2014 7:17am

Destination Grays Harbor, a tourism and newcomers guide produced by The Vidette, was honored recently as one of the best special sections in the Pacific Northwest.

The full color glossy...

Elma boosts garbage tax, moves forward again with annexation plans

Nov 13, 2014 7:17am

A split Elma City Council approved a utility tax on Monday, which will boost the cost of garbage bills for ratepayers.

The council also voted to move forward with annexation plans — again,...

GriefShare program offered

Nov 13, 2014 10:30am

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

This nondenominational...

Public invited to meet Elma Library candidates

Nov 13, 2014 5:21pm

The three top candidates to become the manager of the Elma Timberland Library will be in town next week to meet the public and answer questions from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20. After that,...

A celebration of Judge Brown

Updated: Nov 13, 2014 7:18am

Stephen Brown was celebrated by dozens of friends, family and fellow judges on Monday for his accomplishments in District Court and his future as a Superior Court judge during a special swearing-...

Brendan Carl | The Vidette Lila Herr, left, and Kaden Herr wave flags as they watch the Veteran’s Day parade in Elma on Tuesday.

A salute to our soldiers

Nov 11, 2014 7:01pm

Residents flocked to Elma to honor those who make freedom possible on Tuesday with a celebration of Veterans Day that included a VFW ceremony and a parade.

More than 120 individuals attended...

Johnson pleads not guilty on rape, molestation charges

Nov 11, 2014 7:02pm

Former Montesano resident Gregory Johnson pleaded not guilty to two counts of rape of a child in the second degree and two counts of child molestation in the first degree at his arraignment on...

(Aaron Lavinsky | The Daily World) The “Patriot” dredge, operated by American Construction in Seattle, removes watery sediment from the bottom of the Port of Grays Harbor on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. The dredge, which is a 200-ton floating crane, uses a bucket to remove up to 35 cubic yards of sediment at a time.

Port-funded analysis shows job, revenue generation

Nov 11, 2014 7:02pm

The Port of Grays Harbor received encouraging feedback on its economic impact throughout the local community, the county and beyond.

“We like to think we’re making an impact on the community...

Question of climate change comes up before county commission

Updated: Nov 11, 2014 9:10am

MONTESANO — On a 2-1 vote, the Grays Harbor County commissioners decided to accept a $16,500 grant from Oregon State University to have staff work on assessing the potential health impacts of...

Cormier takes over as chairman of county commission

Updated: Nov 11, 2014 7:02pm

County Commissioner Wes Cormier took over the chairman duties on the Board of County Commissioners on Monday.

Commissioner Frank Gordon had been in the role for the past year and a half and...