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Twin Bridges Park opens to public

May 26, 2016 1:30am

Grays Harbor County’s second free county park opened to the public at 8 a.m. today (Thursday, May 26).

Twin Bridges Park is in rural Montesano at the end of County Farm Road to the west of...

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Damage from the fire at Learning to Grow daycare in Elma on Saturday is extensive. Plastic toys and furniture were melted by the heat.

Elma daycare fire leaves families without childcare

Updated: Apr 13, 2016 3:48pm

Some 50 families were left scrambling to find childcare services by Monday after a fire destroyed the main building for Learning to Grow daycare in Elma on Saturday, April 9.

Located at the...

(Corey Morris | The Vidette) Former mayor Ellsworth Curran of McCleary will celebrate his 100th birthday next month. A public party will be held on May 7 at 2 p.m. at Beehive Community and Retirement Home in McCleary (401 W. Maple St.).

McCleary’s Curran recounts ‘spectacular’ life

Apr 07, 2016 8:30am

How can 100 years be measured?

By days: 36,500; by hours: 876,000; by minutes: 52,560,000, like a crossover Broadway hit.

By politics: There have been 17 presidents — from Woodrow...

Boater ed in Monte on April 16

Apr 07, 2016 1:30am

The Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office will offer a free boater education course open to all Washington boaters, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 16 , at the Montesano Fire Department...

Woman dies after March 20 accident in McCleary

Apr 07, 2016 8:30am

A 94-year-old Olympia woman has died after being involved in a two-car accident March 20 in McCleary.

Cleta Hasbrouck died at St. Peter’s Hospital on Tuesday, according to the Washington...

(Corey Morris | The Vidette)  From left, Tim O’Haver, chief operating officer, Renee Jensen, chief executive officer and Will Callicoat, chief financial officer, all of Summit Pacific Medical Center, pose for a photo during a ribbon cutting ceremony on April 1 at the newly constructed McCleary Healthcare Clinic.

Art steals show at McCleary clinic ribbon cutting

Apr 07, 2016 10:30am

A large crowd gathered at the new clinic in McCleary on April 1. The front parking lot of the McCleary Healthcare Clinic was home to the ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly constructed facility...

Monte kindergarten and pre-K registration April 18-22

Apr 07, 2016 10:30am

The Montesano School District preschool and kindergarten open enrollment will be held April 18-22.

A legal birth certificate and a current immunization record are required at the time of...

Elma kindergarten registration on April 21

Apr 07, 2016 10:30am

Elma Elementary will hold kindergarten registration on Thursday, April 21, 2016, 9 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Registration will be at the Superintendent’s office in the board room at the...

(Chehalis Basin Fisheries Enhancement Taskforce) This culvert on Atwood Creek in the Johns River system is typical of the type of barrier that will be corrected by the projects. The distance from the creek to the culvert can be a significant obstacle for a fish that has to leap up to it to continue its spawning journey.

Chehalis Basin restoration projects to open 130 miles of streams to fish

Updated: Apr 13, 2016 10:36am

The Vidette

OLYMPIA – Public and non-profit organizations in Grays Harbor, Lewis and Thurston counties are receiving about $6 million in state grants this spring for 28 habitat-restoration...

Two administrators suspended after juvenile put in isolation for a week

Updated: Apr 13, 2016 3:44pm

Disciplinary action has been taken against two Grays Harbor Juvenile Detention administrators after it was discovered a 16-year-old was placed in isolated confinement for a week in March.


Seet will take county public works helm

Updated: Apr 06, 2016 10:13am

Joseph Seet will take the helm of the county’s public works department as the newly appointed public works director.

Following a brief executive session during the morning meeting on Monday...