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Montesano man, said to be Islamic State supporter, faces federal gun charges

Feb 11, 2016 8:30am

A Montesano man who allegedly talked to a federal undercover officer about killing police officers, attacking military facilities and his allegiance to the Islamic State is being held at the...

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(Justin Damasiewicz | The Vidette)  A new sign was hung at the Montesano Shopping Center on the 200 block of E. Pioneer Ave on Friday, Dec. 18.

Classic landmark gets classy new look

Dec 24, 2015 8:00am

A classic look has become a classy look on Montesano’s East Pioneer Avenue with last week’s replacement of the Montesano Shopping Center’s sign and reader board.

What once was a blue sign...

Library contest offers local prizes through March 2016

Dec 24, 2015 8:30am

It’s January, so it must be time for the Adult Winter Reading Contest at Timberland Regional Library.

Gather up or download all those books you’ve been meaning to read. The more books you...

Patrols to increase into new year

Dec 24, 2015 8:30am

Patrols increase into new year

With the holiday season here and lingering through New Year’s Day, the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC) is reminding Washingtonians to plan ahead...

(David Haerle | The Vidette)  Gary Dunbar, left, owner of Mount St. Helens Cellars in Silverlake, pours a sample of wine for a taster at the 2015 Elma Winter Wine Festival. The event again will be held at the Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds on Jan. 23, 2016.

Ninth annual Winter Wine Festival returns to Elma

Dec 24, 2015 8:30am

Elma Chamber of Commerce is hosting the ninth annual Elma Chamber Winter Wine Festival, Jan. 23, at Grays Harbor Fair and Event Center in Elma.

Wine tasting, a beer garden, wine sale and...

Long-delayed contract approved for Monte public works and clerks

Dec 24, 2015 10:30am

A union contract that had eluded the City of Montesano for more than a year was approved during the Dec. 8 city council meeting.

While the contract ultimately was approved, it was not...

Appeal of dismissal filed in Burke’s suit against Monte

Dec 24, 2015 10:30am

Former Montesano public works supervisor Russell Burke has filed an appeal to the recent dismissal of his lawsuit against the City of Montesano.

Last month, Thurston County Superior Court...

Vidette office experiencing phone issues

Updated: Dec 22, 2015 9:55am

Due to technical issues, calls made to the Vidette office general phone line are receiving a busy signal.

General calls can be directed to The Daily World front office at (360) 532-4000...

(Corey Morris | The Vidette) A crowd gathers during a Grays Harbor County Fire District 1 meeting on Dec. 14 at the fire hall in Oakville. Residents of the fire district were there to voice their support for a message on the district's reader board that had been removed due to its religious nature.

Fire District 1 retains religious message

Updated: Dec 17, 2015 9:16am

Religious wording is back on the reader board at Grays Harbor County Fire District 1 following a large outcry from the fire district’s community.

As many as 100 people packed the district...

Blankenship appointed to McCleary council

Dec 17, 2015 8:00am

Of the four applicants who spoke during the McCleary City Council meeting on Dec. 9, Ben Blankenship was selected by the council to fill the vacany in McCleary City Council Position 4.


Six years for driver involved in vehicular homicide

Dec 17, 2015 8:30am

The driver charged with felony hit and run and vehicular homicide in the death of an 18-year-old man originally from Elma was sentenced to six years in prison on Dec. 14 during an emotional...