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Grays Harbor College was on lockdown status last week.

Threats by student prompt lockdown at GHC

Jun 30, 2016 1:30am

A student upset over problems with his schedule and financial aid sent threatening emails to staff members at Grays Harbor College on June 21, prompting administrators to close down the campus and...

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(Stephanie Morton | The Videtette)  Racers in the Junior (13-15) heat line up for the start of their event.

Jet skis on Bowers Lake in Elma entertain hundreds

Apr 21, 2016 10:30am

It wasn’t just fish jumping at Bowers Lake April 16 and 17. Watercross racers from across the Pacific Northwest splashed into Elma’s Vance Creek Park and competed in the International Jet Sports...

Not all fun and games with watercross

Apr 21, 2016 10:30am

In the wake of a competitive watercross (jet skis) event at Vance Creek Park not everybody is thrilled the watercraft had taken over the lake for the weekend.

The complaints, anonymous...

Twin Bridges Park open date announced

Apr 21, 2016 8:30am

Warm weather — accompanied by a bright sun and only the most pleasant clouds in the sky — have people pining for park access.

Grays Harbor County interim public works head Mark Cox on Monday...

Herrington will resign from Monte council

Apr 21, 2016 8:30am

Montesano City Councilman Pat Herrington has announced his pending resignation.

Herrington first was elected in 2005, and he was uncontested for his re-election bids in 2009 (his challenger...

County commissioners considering evening meetings

Apr 21, 2016 10:30am

In an effort to increase meeting attendance and public participation, the Grays Harbor County commissioners are planning evening meetings.

On the first Monday of each month the commissioners...

Stephanie Morton recently was hired as a reporter for The Vidette.

New reporter joins staff of The Vidette

Apr 21, 2016 10:30am

A transplant from dry and sunshiny Nevada, Stephanie Morton has joined the Montesano Vidette as a general assignment reporter. Stephanie will be covering Elma city news, education and other East...

(Stephanie Morton | The Vidette)  At the Jazz and Desserts fundraiser, Colby Whipple plays the bass during "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square."

Jazz band sweetens the pot with Jazz and Desserts fundraiser

Apr 21, 2016 10:30am

Hot jazz, along with cold lemonade and warm, homemade desserts, were served up by the Montesano Jazz Band and the band boosters on Sunday, April 17, as part of the annual Jazz and Desserts...

PUD makes rate compromise with residents

Apr 20, 2016 3:06pm

The Grays Harbor PUD came to a compromise at its Monday, April 18, meeting by staying on a two-tier billing system for residential customers after a proposed flat rate per kilowatt hour caused...

21-year-old gets more than a year in vehicular assault case

Updated: May 05, 2016 10:20am

A 21-year-old Elma man who drove under the influence in February, causing an accident that severely injured his 4-year-old son, was sentenced to more than a year in prison on April 15.


Emergency telecommunication awards ceremony, April 12

Apr 14, 2016 8:30am

In recognition of the public safety dispatcher’s critical role in the protection of life and property and the preservation of society and law, Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed the week of April 10-...