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County approves $1.4 million loan to repair pavilion roof at fairgrounds

Apr 27, 2016 1:15pm

The Grays Harbor County commissioners approved a $1.4 million dollar loan from the Department of Agriculture rural development program on Thursday, April 21, to fund repairs for the Grays Harbor...

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(Justin Damasiewicz | The Vidette)  Mackenzie Duncan displays all of the vests she has worn as a Girl Scout outside of her mother's residence in Elma. Duncan, 16, has been involved in Girl Scouts since she was five years old.

Local Girl Scout aims to make a difference

Mar 03, 2016 8:00am

Mackenzie Duncan’s life is a balancing act.

Between school, tutoring, Girls Scouts and various extra curricular activities, Duncan has to set daily event reminders in her cell phone to keep...

County seeking vets for advisory board

Mar 03, 2016 8:00am

Grays Harbor County is seeking interested individuals to serve on the Veteran’s Advisory Board.

The five-member volunteer advisory board will make suggestions related to administration of...

Spring chicks and ducklings can cause salmonella

Mar 03, 2016 8:30am

The popularity of raising chickens and ducks is on the rise, and with this trend comes the risk of getting sick from Salmonella germs, the state Department of Health is warning.

Last year at...

Tanya Tucker in 2016 County Fair concert series

Mar 03, 2016 8:30am

Entertainment has been announced for the 2016 Grays harbor County Fair, Aug. 10-14, including a big name in country music.

Tanya Tucker, an inductee of the Country Music Hall of Fame, will...

Veteran’s road since service has been bumpy

Mar 03, 2016 8:30am

Michelle Easterly retired from the military about eight years ago, she says, and life hasn’t been easy since.

Easterly, who says she is a disabled veteran who served in Iraq, recently told...

Accused Islamic State supporter pleads not guilty to gun charge

Updated: Feb 29, 2016 4:10pm

Daniel Seth Franey, a Montesano man who told a federal undercover agent that he had ties to the Islamic State, pleaded not guilty to five counts of unlawful possession of a firearm on Monday in...

Franey indicted; arraignment next week

Feb 25, 2016 8:30am

Daniel Franey, the Montesano man who allegedly made threats against police and military personnel and claimed allegiance with the Islamic State, has been indicted on federal charges of illegally...

Woman removed from commissioners’ office after threats

Updated: Feb 26, 2016 12:47pm

The Grays Harbor County administration building was under a heightened state of security on Monday following several threatening calls to the commissioners throughout the weekend.

The calls...

Oakville only district to not pass levy after certification

Feb 25, 2016 1:30am

Nearly all the school levies across the county passed after final certification from Twin County auditor’s offices on Friday, Feb. 19, with the exception of Oakville.

The Oakville M & O...

Corrections, February 25

Feb 25, 2016 8:30am

In a correction to information reported in The Vidette article, “County will hold hearing about Elma’s proposed annexation,” published Jan. 28, 2016, the county’s boundary review board was created...