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Commissioners clash over budget memo, admissions tax axed

Jan 29, 2015 10:00am

Despite a memo encouraging significant budget cuts written and hand-delivered by Commissioner Frank Gordon to media outlets and county department heads last week, the commissioners did not discuss...

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County narrows District Court candidates down to three

Nov 17, 2014 12:55pm

MONTESANO — The Grays Harbor County commissioners on Monday narrowed seven candidates for the vacant District Court position to three finalists. In no particular order, the commissioners have...

(Aaron Lavinsky | The Daily World) Grays Harbor Community Hospital President Tom Jensen is pictured outside the hospital on Friday morning.

Hospital Board looks to install Jensen as superintendent

Nov 17, 2014 5:22pm

Grays Harbor Public Hospital District 2 commissioners took the first step on Tuesday to install Grays Harbor Community Hospital CEO Tom Jensen as the district’s new superintendent. The district’s...

Bar Association says Imler, Mistachkin, Fuller most qualified to be judge

Updated: Nov 14, 2014 1:52pm

Public Defense attorney Kyle Imler is the preferred candidate among attorneys with the Grays Harbor Bar Association to take over the vacant seat on Grays Harbor District Court, although criminal...

Mayor wants civilian overseer of Elma PD

Nov 13, 2014 7:09am

Elma Mayor Dave Osgood has tapped a civilian administrator to lead the Elma Police Department for the next six months to do a thorough review of the department and the way it responds and...

Port pays $15,000 in records request lawsuit

Nov 13, 2014 7:13am

The Port of Grays Harbor has settled a public records lawsuit with access advocate Tim Hamilton of McCleary, with Port staff pledging to improve its Public Records Act process — and giving...

Destination Grays Harbor named one of best special sections in region

Nov 13, 2014 7:17am

Destination Grays Harbor, a tourism and newcomers guide produced by The Vidette, was honored recently as one of the best special sections in the Pacific Northwest.

The full color glossy...

Elma boosts garbage tax, moves forward again with annexation plans

Nov 13, 2014 7:17am

A split Elma City Council approved a utility tax on Monday, which will boost the cost of garbage bills for ratepayers.

The council also voted to move forward with annexation plans — again,...

McCleary’s budget is bare bones, but not full of doom and gloom

Nov 13, 2014 7:17am

McCleary Mayor Gary Dent formally introduced his proposed budget this past week, slashing court services, but keeping the local police department intact.

The $923,399 operating budget...

Corey Morris | The Daily World Dru Garson was hired as the Greater Grays Harbor Inc. CEO on Sept. 15.

New Greater Grays Harbor CEO settling in

Nov 13, 2014 7:17am

Retention and expansion of existing businesses are at the top of the list for the newly hired chief executive officer at Greater Grays Harbor Inc.

Dru Garson took the helm of the...

Chief Vance back from FBI Academy training

Nov 13, 2014 7:17am

With the kids out of school, summer is usually a time for families to get more time together and catch a collective breath after a long school year of academics and activities.

That wasn’t...