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Letter: Resident thanks Monte for downtown flowers

Aug 27, 2015 8:00am

Dear Editor:

A seasonal thank you to all who are involved in making Montesano that special place on Grays Harbor.

As usual, the hanging flower baskets are spectacular.

The large...

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LETTER: Thanks to staff at farmstand

Aug 20, 2015 8:00am

Dear Editor:

Last saturday my daughter and I went to a few garage sales. At one of them, a shelf fell and I caught it with my wrist. As I take blood thinners, I knew I’d have a dandy bruise...

OPINION: Lunches with friends highlight of later years

Aug 20, 2015 8:00am

This has been a busy two weeks for me.

The five days at the Grays Harbor County Fair helping at the information booth is always fun. Seeing friends stop by to chat and talking with all the...

OPINION: Morton represented his people unconditionally

Aug 20, 2015 8:00am

Imagine rolling into Olympia in your travel trailer each year for the start of the legislative session knowing your district has the highest unemployment in the state and the lowest average annual...

Dan Boeholt The highlight of the thinning plan, creating habitat for spotted owls and elk, is this one-acre helicopter landing that was to be forage seeded for a meadow. It was left scattered with debris and deliberately dug up. Invasive weeds and thousands of tree seedlings are starting to take over.

Opinion: Piled forest roads harmful to public access, wildlife habitat

Aug 20, 2015 8:00am

The “Forest Circus” isn’t just clowning around here. With two hands tied behind its back, it is able to single-handedly destroy public access and wildlife habitat with ease.

The Olympic...

OPINION: Arctic exploration is not new, just different and safer

Aug 13, 2015 10:08am

Recently, activists paddled a flotilla of kayaks — made from petroleum products — into the Seattle harbor in an attempt to blockade a Shell Oil offshore drilling platform destined for the Arctic...

OPINION: Thoroughly enjoying our East County summer

Aug 13, 2015 10:10am

“I love how summer just wraps its arms around you like a warm blanket,” southern author Kellie Elmore said.

We have been having a lovely summer here in East Grays Harbor County. Oh, I know...

Preparedness is key for Cascadia earthquake and tsunami

Aug 06, 2015 8:39am

The articles recently presented in “The New Yorker Magazine” by Kathryn Schulz, “The Really Big One,” (July 20, 2015) and “How to Stay Safe When the Big One Comes,” (July 28, 2015), have caused a...

LETTER: Vidette reporter sports impressive skills

Aug 06, 2015 8:54am

Dear Editor:

As a longtime subscriber to The Vidette, I have seen many reporters come and go, but this is the first time I have been so impressed by one that I am moved to write.


OPINION: Inmate scholarships shine light on student debt

Aug 06, 2015 8:55am

The Obama administration announced it will begin providing Pell grants to federal prisoners, effectively overturning a 1994 ban on the practice.

While overturning the ban requires...

OPINION: Busy two weeks in Satsop

Aug 06, 2015 8:56am

It has been a busy two weeks for many here in Satsop.

The Satsop Embroidery Club met for our summer lunch in McCleary at the Rain Country Restaurant. We welcomed our new club member, Kathy...