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Montesano man, said to be Islamic State supporter, faces federal gun charges

Feb 11, 2016 8:30am

A Montesano man who allegedly talked to a federal undercover officer about killing police officers, attacking military facilities and his allegiance to the Islamic State is being held at the...

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Charges filed against man accused of parking in front of train

Jan 14, 2016 8:30am

An Aberdeen man who is alleged to have parked a vehicle in front of an oncoming train last month has been charged with malicious injury to railroad property.

Joel Michael Krebs, 18, made his...

Annual Pair of Hearts Ball scheduled for Jan. 20

Jan 14, 2016 10:30am

The East Grays Harbor Rotary Club is hosting the 10th annual Pair of Hearts Ball on Feb. 20.

The ball begins at 6 p.m. at the Quinault Beach Resort and Casino in Ocean Shores. The rotary...

Expansion at Quinault Beach Resort & Casino Announced

Jan 14, 2016 10:30am

OCEAN SHORES — The Quinault Indian Nation will commence a $25 million expansion of its Quinault Beach Resort and Casino in March, according to the tribe’s president, Fawn Sharp.

The...

(Corey Morris | The Vidette) Steelhorse, a Bon Jovi Tribute band, plays during the 2015 Grays Harbor County Fair. While a story about the fair was not included in our Top 10 list, this photo was selected by The Vidette staff as one of our favorites for 2015.

Politics and budgets dominate 2015

Jan 07, 2016 10:30am

Grays Harbor County has seen much in 2015, including increased and approved all-terrain vehicle use in select cities and on county roads, structure fires including at an apartment complex in Elma...

Elma Mayor Jim Sorensen was sworn into office during the council meeting on Jan. 4. Sorensen won election in November 2015 and replaces former mayor David Osgood.

Elma gets new mayor, new councilman; committees assigned

Jan 07, 2016 8:30am

The City of Elma seated new leadership during the city council meeting on Jan. 4.

Mayor Jim Sorensen and Councilman Jim Taylor both were sworn in to office during the meeting after having...

Deputy prosecuting attorneys receive raises despite county reluctance

Jan 07, 2016 8:30am

Tight purse strings at the county have made raises and other employee payouts a tall order, with the county commissioners reluctant to spend more without additional clarification.

On Monday...

17th United Way Black & White Gala set for Jan. 30

Jan 07, 2016 8:00am

Tickets for the 17th annual United Way of Grays Harbor and Pacific counties Black and White Gala now are available.

The event, to be held on Jan. 30 at the Quinault Beach Resort and Casino,...

(Photo courtesy of Tom Frederiksen) An Aberdeen teenager's reckless-driving spree caused the derailment of six train cars just east of Montesano late Monday night. The driver was booked into Grays Harbor County Jail and faces several charges including malicious injury to railroad property, a class B felony.

Alleged reckless-driving spree causes train derailment

Jan 07, 2016 8:30am

An Aberdeen man is facing a felony charge and several misdemeanor charges after his alleged reckless-driving spree on Dec. 28 caused the derailment of six empty train cars east of Montesano.

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GHC Foundation accepting scholarship apps

Jan 07, 2016 8:30am

The Grays Harbor Community Foundation is offering opportunities to support Grays Harbor students in their post-secondary education.

From Jan. 4 through March 15, the foundation is accepting...

(Justin Damasiewicz | The Vidette) Pick-Rite Thriftway’s shopping cart float rolls down Main Street in Montesano during the annual Festival of Lights parade on Saturday, Dec. 12.

Thriftway at 2015 Festival of Lights

Jan 06, 2016 10:03am

(Justin Damasiewicz | The Vidette)

Pick-Rite Thriftway’s shopping cart float rolls down Main Street in Montesano during the annual Festival of Lights parade on Saturday, Dec. 12.