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McCleary accepting applications for council vacancy

Jul 31, 2015 8:00am

The City of McCleary will be accepting applications to fill a vacant City Council seat.

Applicants interested in holding the position 5 seat of the McCleary City Council should submit a...

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UW scholarship honors long-time Grays Harbor surgeon

Jun 18, 2015 10:30am

After 45 years as a general surgeon in Grays Harbor County, Dr. Juris Macs plans to retire this year at the age of 80.

“I’m folding my tent by the end of the year,” Macs said. “I’ve only...

Talent show and student poster competition nears

Updated: Jun 17, 2015 4:00pm


Do you play an instrument? Do stand-up comedy? Do you dance, sing, or both at the same time? Do you have some hidden talent you are ready to share?

Then the Grays...

“Day of Wine & Rolls” benefit for Montesano Community Education

Jun 15, 2015 2:53pm

“Day of Wine & Rolls,” an event featuring an exclusive public viewing of Delores Cavanah’s garden estate at Schafer Meadows, will be held from 1-5 p.m. on June 20.

Tickets are $25 each...

Annual Bike Rodeo, Saturday, June 13

Jun 15, 2015 2:53pm

The Montesano Police Department will hold its annual Bill Brookshire Memorial Bike Rodeo on Saturday, June 13, at Montesano High School.

Each year since 1994, the police department...

IRS and loan scams plaguing local residents

Updated: Jun 11, 2015 10:58am

The Montesano Police Department is warning the community of two recent scams that have been reported by residents. Both scams are phone scams in which the caller demands immediate payment.


Elma man faces burglary charges after backyard break-in

Jun 11, 2015 10:54am

The Daily World

An Elma man appeared in court Monday for allegedly entering someone’s backyard and attempting to steal two fishing poles while threatening the homeowner with a knife.


Misspelling in May 28 issue

Jun 11, 2015 10:55am


The May 28 article, “Civil War gravestones once lost in trees, recently uncovered,” used an incorrect spelling for Wynooche Cemetery which was taken from the City of Montesano...

From left: Rylie Mansuetti, Paige Kershaw, Aidan Troy and Cesar Cavero of Elma FFA deliver more than 100 salad patio gardens to patrons at the East Grays Harbor County Food Bank on June 1.

Elma FFA gives away garden bowls; awards banquet held

Jun 11, 2015 10:58am

Elma FFA members planted and grew more than 100 salad patio garden bowls as a part of an Elma FFA community development project to promote healthy, sustainable living.

The garden bowls were...

June 4 Accident closes Wynoochee River Bridge

Jun 11, 2015 11:05am

A four-car accident on Highway 12 near the Wynoochee River Bridge resulted in two people being transported to the hospital on Thursday, June 4.

At around 1:45 p.m., William Kjesbu, 68, of...

Standoff near Monte High School ends peacefully

Jun 11, 2015 11:09am

A June 2 standoff in Montesano ended peacefully.

At 11:32 a.m. the Montesano Police Department received a phone call from a social worker at a crisis hotline to inform them of an elderly man...