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Relay for Life to hit East County on May 29

May 21, 2015 9:46am

For a 24-hour period, beginning on Friday, May 29, the Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds will be filled with walkers, joggers and spectators, all gathered together with one goal in mind — raise...

Correction, May 21

May 21, 2015 9:53am

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(Corey Morris | The Vidette) Sue Shultz was sworn in as Elma’s police chief before the city council on Feb. 17. She officially began work on Feb. 9.

Communication is key for Elma’s new police chief

Updated: Feb 26, 2015 5:18pm

A career that began as a position at a correctional facility in another county, eventually led Susan Shultz to Elma where she was sworn in as police chief on Feb. 17.

Taking the helm of the...

Parcel purchase could make county forestry department whole

Feb 26, 2015 11:36am

While tough times are falling on the general fund budget, the County Commissioners approved the purchase of a parcel of timberland for the county forestry department on Monday, Feb. 23.


Elma fire engine bails out Cosmopolis

Feb 26, 2015 12:03pm

The cities of Elma and Cosmopolis are nearing a deal for the sale of an Elma fire truck to the Cosmopolis Fire Department.

The Cosmopolis City Council approved the purchase for up to $20,000...

Third Zillyette trial set for May

Feb 26, 2015 11:38am

By Jake Schild

The Daily World

Brenda Zillyette, accused of providing a fatal dose of prescription drugs to an 18-year-old Elma man, will face trial on May 5 in Superior Court — the...

Oil transportation bill advances

Feb 26, 2015 11:40am

By Kyle Mittan

The Daily World

A bill in the state House of Representatives addressing oil transportation safety moved forward last week, and some Grays Harbor lawmakers are glad to...

Fire training on W. Pioneer to look like real emergencies

Feb 26, 2015 11:50am

The Montesano Fire Department is conducting training exercises during the months of March and April at a vacant property at 621 W. Pioneer Ave.

Exercises primarily will take place on Monday...

McCleary man charged with selling LSD to students

Feb 26, 2015 12:01pm

A McCleary man pleaded not guilty to delivering LSD to two high-school-aged girls earlier this month, resulting in one girl being sent to the hospital.

Jesse Michael Widener, 20, is charged...

(David Haerle | The Vidette) The servicing shop at the Elma School District transportation center is currently housed in the former gymnasium of the old Hunters Prairie School. A new 14,000-square-foot facility will likely feature four service bays and a bus-washing station.

Transportation co-op to house Elma, McCleary, Oakville, Olympia school buses

Feb 19, 2015 11:15am

The Elma School District is one major hurdle closer to construction of a long-awaited and much-needed transportation center.

In mid-January, the state Office of the Superintendent of Public...

(Corey Morris | The Vidette) Montesano’s ATV ordinance passed on Feb. 10 and will go into effect five days after publication. Assuming the ordinance is published in The Vidette on Thursday, Feb. 26, ATVs can hit the streets by March 3.

ATVs can hit Monte streets next month, McCleary ordinance tabled

Updated: Mar 19, 2015 11:17am

Last week brought a mixed bag of news to all terrain vehicle (ATV) enthusiasts in East County, when a divided Montesano City Council narrowly approved an ordiance allowing ATVs on city streets and...

McCleary man charged police officers with machete

Feb 19, 2015 11:15am

A McCleary man who allegedly charged at two police officers with a machete pleaded not guilty to two counts of second-degree attempted assault in Grays Harbor Superior Court on Feb. 9.