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Shop Local – Small Business Saturday: by the numbers

Nov 26, 2015 10:30am

If you’re a Grays Harbor County business owner, the following statistics could help you in planning your holiday strategies. If you’re a shopper, they could motivate you to carry out even more...

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OPINION: Shop local — ‘Green’ Impacts

Nov 12, 2015 8:00am

More cash in your pocket and less trash in the environment: Shopping locally just makes sense across the board.

If you’re looking for ways to achieve both of these objectives this holiday...

OPINION: Thankfulness includes less-than-obvious reasons

Nov 12, 2015 10:30am

Nearly 55 years ago, I read a poem in a church cookbook. Because of its thankfulness theme, it has stuck with me. OK, maybe it’s also that it has only eight lines. In any case, the first four...

OPINION: Apply Navy’s nuclear technology to civilian use

Nov 12, 2015 10:30am

Today, many elected officials are fixated on tearing down coal-fired power plants and replacing them with solar and wind farms. But that isn’t practical, because when there is no wind or sunlight...

OPINION: County project is leading world by example

Nov 05, 2015 10:07am

Coastal communities in Washington State are leading the way toward public protection and safety from natural disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis.

The first tsunami-engineered,...

OPINION: Do your part — join a ‘Shop Local’ movement

Nov 05, 2015 10:08am

It’s easier than ever to find a local movement supporting the act of shopping locally. Joining one is even easier.

In most cases, the best way to show love for your local business is to buy...

OPINION: Weeks flying by, columnist looking ahead to holidays

Nov 05, 2015 10:10am

September flew by and October just snuck up on me this year. The school days feel long but the school years don’t. I do wish that it could be the other way around.

Not only does it feel like...

OPINION: Politics aside, Koch’s way is good for America

Nov 05, 2015 10:30am

To listen to liberal politicians such as President Obama and Hillary Clinton, political donations by conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch epitomize what’s wrong with America’s...

LETTER: Chilman’s work ethic good for Montesano school board

Oct 29, 2015 8:00am

Dear Editor:

I would like to bring your attention to the race for Montesano School District 66 Director District 3. I recommend your vote for Crystal Chilman. This is a nonpartisan office,...

LETTER: Papke defends his professionalism

Oct 29, 2015 8:00am

Dear Editor:

This is regarding Mayor David Osgood’s comments in The Vidette about Elroy Papke being unprofessional when his campaign signs were converted over for Jim Sorensen’s campaign (“...

Guest opinion: Mom, hospital CEO talks flu shots for kids

Oct 29, 2015 8:30am

Flu season is upon us and once again there is the ongoing debate about the value versus the perceived risks of getting immunized.

As a health care worker, the decision for me is easy and...