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Vini Samuel running for Monte mayor; two announce council candidacy

Mar 26, 2015 9:30am

With the county’s filing period still more than a month away, some candidates are announciing their intent to run for positions with the City of Montesano, challenging both the mayor and council...

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Port sees healthy 2014 shipping traffic

Jan 22, 2015 6:30am

The Port of Grays Harbor set a few vessel activity records in 2014 and also had a vessel depart for a new destination, officials said during the Port commissioners meeting last week.


Hospital district takes a look at the levy question

Jan 22, 2015 6:30am

The commissioners of Grays Harbor Public Hospital District 2 rolled up their sleeves last week at a two-day retreat at Lake Quinault, getting a lesson in the history of Grays Harbor Community...

Rail improvements coming to county

Jan 22, 2015 6:30am

Puget Sound & Pacific Railroad is planning unspecified improvements to East County throughout 2015, the company says.

Improvements will be made to tracks countywide, including sections...

David Haerle | The Vidette Green Freedom owner Justin Woldhaber, right, stands with his grower, Spencer Rogerson, in one of the 3,000-square-foot greenhouses being built to grow recreational marijuana just outside of Elma.

East County’s new growth industry

Updated: Jan 15, 2015 1:48pm

Justin Wildhaber means business, and he’s bringing his considerable business acumen to the budding recreational marijuana industry — right here in Elma.

Wildhaber is the controlling partner...

Elma Chamber host 8th annual Winter Wine Festival

Jan 14, 2015 7:00pm

The eighth-annual Elma Chamber Winter Wine Festival, an Elma Chamber of Commerce event, will have residents sipping and tasting the finest from noon to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24, at Grays Harbor...

Rivers, Hatfield introduce Cannabis Patient Protection Act

Jan 14, 2015 7:00pm

OLYMPIA — Senators Brian Hatfield, D-Raymond, and Ann Rivers, R-La Center, introduced bipartisan legislation last week to ensure patients in Washington state have access to the best and safest...

Another shot at pot: Lawmakers prepare marijuana follow-up bills

Jan 14, 2015 7:00pm

OLYMPIA — Two years after Washington voters ended pot prohibition, lawmakers are wading through a thicket of proposed reforms that aim to stabilize an industry struggling to get off the ground....

Quinault petition on oil project jurisdiction is dismissed

Jan 14, 2015 7:00pm

The City of Hoquiam and state Department of Ecology will maintain purview over environmental review of two proposed oil terminals on Grays Harbor after a state agency on Wednesday dismissed a...

Sheriff’s Deputies, aid personnel resuscitate man suffering from drug overdose

Jan 14, 2015 7:00pm

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Deputies with the Grays Harbor Sheriff’s Office most likely saved a man’s life by performing CPR on him on Jan. 6 while he was unconscious, suffering from a drug overdose,...

WSDOT announces $1 million project award to Grays Harbor County for guard rails

Jan 14, 2015 7:00pm

Grays Harbor County will receive just more than $1 million in federal highway safety improvement funds to install and upgrade guardrails throughout the county.

The actual amount is $1,012,...