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OPINION: Much abuzz in Satsop community

May 26, 2016 8:30am

Many here in Satsop have been very busy this past two weeks. The barbecue beef dinner on May 17 was again very good. Thanks to all who donated homemade pies and salads. Also thanks to everyone who...

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LETTER: Your primary vote is important

May 19, 2016 1:30am

Please vote in the May 24 presidential primary.

It will cost you mere pennies and take mere minutes away from your busy life. Even though individual political parties may use a caucus to...

LETTER: Should county consider part-time commissioners?

May 19, 2016 1:30am

Dear Editor:

I was glad to read in the paper that the county now has enough money to pay some property owner at least $70,000.00 more than his property was worth. Eminent domain laws were...

OPINION: It is time to deal with our national debt

May 19, 2016 8:30am

Now that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are certain to be the Democrat and Republican presidential candidates, it is time for them to deal with our national debt.

Our nation is on an...

LETTER: Former city adminstrator objects to budget claims

May 12, 2016 8:30am

Dear Editor:

In the May 5 issue of The Vidette, an article appeared entitled “Monte council updated on budget cuts, layoffs.” The article contained a number of inaccuracies that should be...

OPINION: Wildflowers I have known and loved

May 12, 2016 8:30am

“If you’ve never been thrilled to the very edges of your soul by a flower in spring bloom, maybe your soul has never been in bloom,” said Terri Guillemets, a quote anthologist who’s enriched her...

OPINION: Fix homelessness by spending more wisely

May 12, 2016 10:30am

A society is measured by how it treats its most vulnerable members. So, how do we help the homeless improve their circumstances?

Not by increasing the amount of taxes that we dedicate to...

OPINION: Columnist returns from winter in California

May 12, 2016 10:30am

Hi everyone. I am home for the summer after spending a very enjoyable winter in southern California. Time to share what is happening in Satsop. Norene Dotson hosted the Satsop Embroidery Club...

OPINION: Homelessness hurts us all — but we can do something

May 05, 2016 10:20am

Homelessness is hurting every corner of Washington. Our small towns are not immune, and it hurts everyone — homeless families, taxpayers and the community.

The crisis is especially hard on...

Grays Harbor County residents should not worry about Zika

May 05, 2016 10:20am

(Editor’s note: With cases of Zika virus in Washington State, including in nearby counties, The Vidette recently asked for a medial professional at Summit Pacific Medical Center in Elma to...

OPINION: Blind-advocate moving to NYC will be missed

May 05, 2016 10:20am

Kirk Adams has earned the reputation as a visionary leader who gets things done for people with disabilities. Those qualities coupled with hard work and determination rewarded him with the nation’...