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Shirley McQuaid to be honored with Margaret Downey Award

Nov 21, 2014 10:30am

MONTESANO — Shirley McQuaid is this year’s recipient of the Margaret Downey Memorial Community Service Award. She will be honored at noon, Tuesday, Nov. 25, at the W.H. Abel Memorial Timberland...

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Elma forum packs in the candidates

Oct 16, 2014 10:30am

Candidates for various county offices gathered at an Oct. 8 candidates forum held by the Elma Chamber of Commerce at the GuestHouse Inn & Suites in Elma. Each candidate made a brief statement...

Steven Friederich | The Vidette Assessor Rick Hole speaks to The Daily World’s editorial board last week. In front of him are screen shots of the software being developed, which he says helps proves it works. His challenger says the software isn’t working right.

Will assessor software work? A question of confidence

Oct 15, 2014 11:17am

The issue of confidence is proving key in the Assessor’s Office election between incumbent Rick Hole and challenger Dan Lindgren, especially whether there’s confidence in Hole’s management style...

Several of the 17 citizens who spoke against crude oil being transported through Montesano at the city council meeting on Tuesday wore buttons to show their position.

Monte council says ‘no’ to oil trains

Updated: Oct 21, 2014 4:47pm

The Montesano City Council says it doesn’t want oil trains to run through the city and approved a resolution condemning the possible construction on three marine terminals for crude oil on the...

Superior Court Judge Dave Edwards, right, swears in new colleague Judge Stephen Brown in a brief ceremony Friday afternoon at the county Courthouse.

Judge Stephen A. Brown sworn into Superior Court

Updated: Oct 17, 2014 3:28pm

Judge Stephen Brown served his final day in District Court and was sworn in as the newest Superior Court judge on Friday. Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Brown to the position last week. Brown runs for...

Teen injured when car hits a bear

Oct 15, 2014 11:20am

A 16-year-old Montesano High School student is in satisfactory condition after being airlifted to Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver Saturday night when the vehicle he was in struck a black...

Vidette wins 10 awards from WNPA

Oct 15, 2014 12:42pm

The Vidette brought home 10 awards from the annual Better Newspaper Contest hosted by the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association at its Lake Chelan conference this past weekend, celebrating...

No charges likely in fatal accident

Oct 15, 2014 12:42pm

There will most likely be no criminal charges filed in the death of Steven Auld, a 57-year-old Montesano man who was struck and killed by a car on Monte Elma Road on Sept. 10.


The “Great Shakeout” is Oct. 16 at 10:16 a.m.

Updated: Oct 15, 2014 5:38pm

The Great Shakeout will take place on Thursday, Oct. 16, at 10:16 a.m. in an attempt to raise earthquake and general disaster awareness.

If there’s anyone who realizes the importance of...

Tyler Smith, 71, stays close to coach Rick Moore on the sidelines during Hoquiam’s game against Montesano on Friday. Smith has been charged with two counts of rape, but the Hoquiam School District has allowed him to continue to be a part of the football team.

Hoquiam football player takes field days after rape charges filed

Updated: Oct 13, 2014 12:31pm

Just days after being charged with two counts of rape in Grays Harbor Superior Court and being released on bail, a Hoquiam High School student took the football field and played against Elma on...

County settles tax disputes with Grays Harbor Energy

Oct 13, 2014 12:42pm

After nearly a decade of lawsuits and appeals, Grays Harbor Energy at Satsop has settled its property tax appeals with Grays Harbor County. The issue had always been a dispute over how much...