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A letter to the editor of The Vidette in 2025 on the oil trains

Nov 26, 2014 12:17pm

Dear Editor;

The year you get this should be 2025. You are probably new in your position, or haven’t been on the Harbor long. By now, there has most likely been an oil train derailment here...

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Editor will be missed

Nov 20, 2014 10:30am

Editor;

It is with sadness that I am writing this letter because Steve Friederich, Montesano Vidette editor, is leaving his job on Nov. 19.

I do appreciate all the news — good and bad...

Editorial: The Public Records Act can be messy, but it’s your right

Updated: Nov 19, 2014 12:02pm

Requesting public records is easy. Responding to records can be messy.

There’s a right way and a wrong way, and attitude is everything.

City Attorney Dan Glenn tells me that in the two...

Guest Column: City of Monte should cut administration to balance budget

Nov 19, 2014 8:36am

The Vidette reported recently that there was a hole in the budget for the city of Montesano.

Mayor Ken Estes made an earlier attempt to patch the budget hole when he attended the Elma...

Thanks for help on kayak shed for Eagle Scout project

Nov 19, 2014 8:34am

Dear Editor;

This past summer I built a kayak shed for my Eagle Scout project at Lake Sylvia in Montesano. There were many people that helped me accomplish my project.

First, I would...

Jeers to gun control

Nov 19, 2014 8:35am

Dear Editor;

My great-great-grandfather Billy Packwood brought his family to what is now Washington State in 1844, and settled on a homestead on the Nisqually River...

What now Republicans?

Nov 19, 2014 8:35am

Editor;

Congratulations to the Republican Party for taking control of both houses of Congress.

Just think, now we can go back to 2005 when the Republican had control of both houses...

Editorial: Three words that have guided me: Dream discover, soar

Nov 18, 2014 12:25pm

I’ve given money and blood and helped people out who have needed it over the years, but the single best thing I’ve ever done for another human being was in my first few years on the job as a...

Thanks from the Monte Food Bank

Nov 13, 2014 7:16am

Dear Editor;

The Montesano Food Bank is so thankful for all our local gardeners and farmers who have brought in great quantities of produce this year. With the great weather we’ve had,...

Celebrate adoptions with the courts

Nov 13, 2014 7:16am

This month, many of us will gather with our families to give thanks for our loved ones and the good things in our lives. But hundreds of foster children here in our state and our communities...

Departing WDFW director will be missed

Nov 13, 2014 10:30am

When the Washington state Fish and Wildlife Commission was searching for a new director about six years ago, Chairwoman Miranda Wecker said they were looking for a director with a strong...

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