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(Corey Morris | The Vidette)  Linda Thompson of McCleary is a longtime volunteer with the McCleary Museum and the McCleary Timberland Library.

Thompson hopes to impact corner of Grays Harbor County

Jul 21, 2016 1:30am

It’s been a nomadic life for Linda Thompson, but the City of McCleary lucked out when Thompson decided the little town of about 1,600 would be her home.

Thompson, 70, started her life in...

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Jul 21, 2016 10:30am

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(Courtesy photo by Doug Johnson)  (From left) Kasie Kloempken, Montesano; Morgan Rockey, Elma and Jaycee Valley, Mary M. Knight each received a $1,000 scholarship given by the Wynooche Masonic Lodge 43.

51st annual school awards presented by Wynooche Masons

May 12, 2016 8:30am

Wynooche Masonic Lodge 43 hosted their 51st annual school awards on April 25, at the Masonic Temple in Montesano, and recognized outstanding students from Montesano, Elma and Mary M. Knight high...

Relay for Life making another East County lap

May 12, 2016 10:30am

Relay for Life, the annual American Cancer Society Fundraiser, will be held on Friday, May 20 at the Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds in Elma, and this year’s goal is $25,000. Registration begins...

Brewster retiring from County’s health department

May 12, 2016 10:30am

Joan Brewster, Grays Harbor County public health and social services director, has announced her retirement.

Brewster, who will retire on June 30, has served as the director of public health...

Property acquired for Wishkah flood wall

Updated: May 19, 2016 1:30am

The Grays Harbor County commissioners approved the purchase of a property on Wishkah Road for a proposed flood wall project.

Two properties had been eyed by the county, but, ultimately, the...

Fire District 5 personnel recently responded to a barn fire on Riding Road in the Porter area. Damage was minimal.

Two East County fires extinguished

May 05, 2016 10:20am

Barn Fire in Porter

At about 2:15 p.m. on April 25 Grays Harbor County Fire District 5 responded to a barn fire on Riding Road in the Porter area.

Stored hay was burning within the...

Monte council updated on budget cuts, layoffs

May 05, 2016 10:30am

Following a layoff and an eliminated position that left two Montesano City Hall clerks without jobs, city leaders updated the council on the general fund budget situation and set a date for a...

Payroll services through county see rate hike

May 05, 2016 10:30am

Grays Harbor County is restructuring its payroll services rate. The county handles the payroll services for several fire districts, water districts and other entities.

The restructuring was...

Elma will refile annexation request with county

May 05, 2016 10:20am

The City of Elma has withdrawn its application for annexation, but officials plan to pursue the issue again in the near future.

Following the discovery of two unattached properties within...

Monte council looks to fill vacancy from resignation

May 05, 2016 10:20am

The City of Montesano will look to fill a council vacancy following the resignation of former councilman Pat Herrington.

Herrington announced his pending resignation during the April 12...

(MACLEOD PAPPIDAS | THE DAILY WORLD) Pacific County Sheriff Scott Johnson

Man convicted of shooting Sheriff Johnson won’t get a new trial

May 05, 2016 10:20am

The man convicted of shooting a former State Patrol trooper in the head on the side of the road near Long Beach in 2010 will not get a new trial after the Washington state Supreme Court reversed a...