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Skaramuca sets sights on Monte council seat

Apr 30, 2015 12:07pm

Dave Skaramuca, a local home builder and Montesano native, has announced his candidacy for Montesano City Council position 4.

Position 4 currently is held by Councilman Ken Walkington.


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Farm Fresh Guide update time

Jan 29, 2015 10:50am

WSU Extension in Grays Harbor County is currently updating the anuual Farm Fresh Guide for Grays Harbor County for 2015. The guide lists local farms which sell products they produce directly to...

Gepetto’s will celebrate 22 years on Super Bowl Sunday

Jan 29, 2015 4:00pm

Gepetto’s Italian Restaurant and Sports Bar will celebrate its 22nd year on Super Bowl Sunday.

As with every Seahawks game at Gepetto’s, the restaurant will have a Bloody Mary Bar, and to...

Tom Frederiksen | Montesano Today Some Elma High School students walked out of class and set up a demonstration in downtown Elma to protest the school allowing a convicted sex offender to attend classes.

Elma students protest sex offenders in school

Jan 22, 2015 6:30am

About 30 Elma High School students walked out of class Friday after learning a classmate was a convicted sex offender.

The students had first met with the school district’s Superintendent,...

Brendan Carl | The Vidette Diners enjoy a meal at the Montesano Community Center on Tuesday. The community center is relocating after the rent for the facility, at 120 W. Marcy Ave., became too much for the center to pay each month.

Monte senior center seeks new home

Jan 22, 2015 6:30am

The Montesano Community Center has been at its current facility at 120 W. Marcy Ave. since 2009, but with its landlords preparing to double the rent, the center is in search of a new location....

Port sees healthy 2014 shipping traffic

Jan 22, 2015 6:30am

The Port of Grays Harbor set a few vessel activity records in 2014 and also had a vessel depart for a new destination, officials said during the Port commissioners meeting last week.


Hospital district takes a look at the levy question

Jan 22, 2015 6:30am

The commissioners of Grays Harbor Public Hospital District 2 rolled up their sleeves last week at a two-day retreat at Lake Quinault, getting a lesson in the history of Grays Harbor Community...

Rail improvements coming to county

Jan 22, 2015 6:30am

Puget Sound & Pacific Railroad is planning unspecified improvements to East County throughout 2015, the company says.

Improvements will be made to tracks countywide, including sections...

David Haerle | The Vidette Green Freedom owner Justin Woldhaber, right, stands with his grower, Spencer Rogerson, in one of the 3,000-square-foot greenhouses being built to grow recreational marijuana just outside of Elma.

East County’s new growth industry

Updated: Jan 15, 2015 1:48pm

Justin Wildhaber means business, and he’s bringing his considerable business acumen to the budding recreational marijuana industry — right here in Elma.

Wildhaber is the controlling partner...

Elma Chamber host 8th annual Winter Wine Festival

Jan 14, 2015 7:00pm

The eighth-annual Elma Chamber Winter Wine Festival, an Elma Chamber of Commerce event, will have residents sipping and tasting the finest from noon to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24, at Grays Harbor...

Rivers, Hatfield introduce Cannabis Patient Protection Act

Jan 14, 2015 7:00pm

OLYMPIA — Senators Brian Hatfield, D-Raymond, and Ann Rivers, R-La Center, introduced bipartisan legislation last week to ensure patients in Washington state have access to the best and safest...