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Prosecutor campaign could be most expensive ever

Oct 29, 2014 11:39am

Attorney Mike Spencer is spending three times as much money as Acting Chief Criminal Deputy Katie Svoboda in his bid to take back the Prosecutor’s Office.

For Spencer, the rush of direct...

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Fears of eminent domain prompt questions of Lake Quinault road project

Sep 29, 2014 5:37pm

The Quinault Indian Nation is looking for support for a potential project, which could end up moving SouthShore Road at Lake Quinault and gobble up some of the nearby land. The project raises the...

Another brouhaha over interpreter needs at Monte Council?

Updated: Sep 30, 2014 7:38pm

Just weeks after Montesano city officials thought they settled a human rights complaint involving a deaf Montesano City Council woman, the city may be in hot water again for allegedly failing to...

Steven Friederich | The Vidette Tim Davis was honored on a dog tag wall in the summer of 2013 in Elma. Now, a wood carving given to his mother with his name was stolen right off her porch. She’s hoping to get it back.

War hero’s mother says carving honoring soldier stolen off porch

Updated: Oct 01, 2014 4:21pm

The mother of a U.S. Airman killed in Afghanistan during combat operations five years ago says that an unscrupulous thief came on to her porch last week and stole a wood carving crafted to honor...

Pot store opens in Porter

Updated: Sep 27, 2014 5:55pm

The Porter pot store — the first legal retail recreational marijuana store in Grays Harbor — opened its doors Friday.

Unfortunately, most of its potential customers left empty-handed since...

Grays Harbor County’s first legal pot store opens Friday

Sep 25, 2014 10:05am

Grays Harbor County welcomes its first retail pot store this week as 3-M’s of Grays Harbor opens its doors in Porter.

Josh Miller, co-owner of 3-M’s, said the store passed muster with state...

State Auditor issues findings against Montesano

Sep 25, 2014 10:12am

The city of Montesano received two findings this week from the State Auditor related to the way the city transferred money from one account to another and the way the city bills its utility funds...

David Haerle | The Vidette East County resident John Adolphson, who works in the woods for Montesano logging outfit Tobin & Riedesel, takes a tumble into the pond during a choker setting race at Saginaw Loggers Day on Saturday in Brooklyn.

An ode to the old days of logging at Saginaw

Sep 25, 2014 10:30am

BROOKLYN — If you’re ever looking to attend an annual — and free — event that mixes a nice dose of Americana with a healthy portion of Northwest tradition, check out Saginaw Loggers Day in the...

Laurie Smith stands with Dick Fournier.

Fournier agent gets customer service award

Sep 25, 2014 5:08pm

Laurie Smith, an insurance agent for Fournier Insurance in Montesano, was named customer service representative of the year for Washington state by The National Alliance.

Smith said she...

Bustin’ a move at Buckaroo Days

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 5:12pm

Parade, food contests results

Buckaroo Days awarded loads of prizes to participants this year.

During the annual parade, the Elma Youth Cheer took home the sweepstakes award for best...

Drug take-back day is Sept. 27

Updated: Sep 25, 2014 5:13pm

The Elma and Hoquiam police departments will participate in a “drug take-back day” on Saturday, Sept. 27, in cooperation with the Drug Enforcement Agency. The event will go from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....