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McCleary trying levy again for police department

Jul 02, 2015 11:26am

The McCleary City Council on June 24 split its decision on saving the city’s embattled police department, voting to approve a levy proposal but rejecting a supplemental budget ordinance.


(Justin Damasiewicz | The Vidette)  Denali Harris holds a sign for a fireworks stand on Tuesday with his sister, Bella Harris, and Montesano Youth Football president Jason Smith in the background. The stand, in the Thriftway parking lot, serves as a fundraiser for Montesano Youth Football.

Monte council douses fireworks ban

Updated: Jul 02, 2015 11:30am

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(Gabe Green | The Daily World)  Larry Willis of Grays Harbor Fire District 2 is the 2014 Daily World Firefighter of the Year.

Larry Willis named 2014 Firefighter of the Year

Apr 17, 2015 11:36am

Larry Willis describes himself using what he refers to as the “a” word.

“I can be a little anal making sure things are in order,” said the Grays Harbor Fire District 2 Deputy Chief.


Montesano Community Education turns 40

Updated: Apr 17, 2015 11:36am

Montesano Community Education celebrated its continued success with a 40th birthday celebration on Tuesday, March 31, at the Montesano Timberland Library.

MCE once was an expansive system of...

State Parks offer two ‘free days’ in April

Apr 02, 2015 9:41am

The Washington State Parks will offer two “free days” in April. Visitors will not need to display a Discover Pass for day-use visits to state parks. The two dates are April 4, a springtime free...

Monte prescription drug drop box available

Updated: Apr 02, 2015 9:55am

A new prescription drug drop box is available in the Montesano Police Department lobby. With the newly installed box, residents can safely discard unwanted prescription medications.


(Gabe Green | The Daily World) Kevin Martinez searches for signs of buried clams along a Twin Harbors beach Saturday morning near Grayland.

Seven-day clam dig includes Easter weekend

Apr 02, 2015 10:07am

OLYMPIA — State shellfish managers have approved a weeklong series of razor clam digs, which encompass Easter weekend, starting Saturday at four ocean beaches.

The Washington Department of...

Satsop School District M&O levy on special election ballot

Apr 02, 2015 10:17am

The county Elections Department has announced a special election for Tuesday, April 28, that will include a proposition from the Satsop School District.

Proposition No. 1 is a three-year...

Open government group honors former Vidette editor

Apr 02, 2015 10:30am

TACOMA — Former Vidette Editor Steven Friederich is among four Washington citizens recognized by the Washington Coalition for Open Government on March 14 at the organization’s annual Open...

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...

(Corey Morris | The Vidette) Ian Cope is sworn in as a Montesano City Council member by Senior Deputy Clerk Kim Schankel on Tuesday. Cope’s appointment fills the vacancy left by Marisa Salzer’s March 11 resignation.

Cope sworn in as councilman, replaces vacancy from resignation

Mar 26, 2015 9:30am

Ian Cope was sworn in as a Montesano City Council member on Tuesday.

During Tuesday’s council meeting, four candidates were interviewed for the possibility of appointment, including Cope....

Commissioners consider allowing ATVs on county roads

Mar 26, 2015 9:30am

The county commissioners are entertaining the idea of allowing all-terrain vehicle use on county roads, following a conversation with Sheriff Rick Scott.

Scott provided a printed...