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OPINION: Chinese wine may appear on store shelves

Jul 23, 2015 8:00am

There was a time when wine connoisseurs looked with disdain on wines produced in the United States.

Then, when California wines gained popularity, those made in Washington were viewed with...

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I didn’t need to fear cataract surgery

Jul 09, 2015 8:00am

Fear can be a protective emotion. Consider countless things that could harm us if we didn’t have a “healthy” fear of them: sticking a hand in the fire, crossing a busy street with our eyes closed...

Opinion: Revive Black Rock Reservoir plan

Jul 02, 2015 11:06am

Yakima Valley farmers have the same problem as their California counterparts: there just isn’t enough water for crops, migrating fish and people.

In California this year, an estimated 564,...

Satsop News: Get out and enjoy the summer

Jul 02, 2015 11:12am

This past week my sister, Bev Scott, and I spent six days at Birch Bay.

The weather was wonderful and our view was perfect from our condo looking just across the street at the bay. What...

Lawmakers should fund life sciences discovery

Jun 25, 2015 8:00am

Some may remember the infamous Seattle billboard: “Will the last person leaving Seattle turn out the lights?”

The billboard appeared in April 1971 after Boeing shed 60,000 jobs at its Puget...

Leaving sixth grade, preparing for locker and woodshop

Jun 25, 2015 8:00am

Hello, everybody.

As usual, June is the busiest month of school event-wise (definitely not work-wise as all of our testing was done in late May) with assemblies, awards, field trips and...

OPINION: Six months into commission term, planning ahead

Jun 18, 2015 8:00am

We as a county are fractured. To put it simply: we are so broken we are broke.

Being District 3 county commissioner for the past six months has been interesting and eye opening. January...

OPINION: Elma seniors work with police chief to prevent crime

Jun 18, 2015 8:00am

In the wee hours one morning last April, I had trouble sleeping. Intending to read just long enough to doze off again, I turned on my bedside lamp.

Immediately, a sort of chirp or whistle...

OPINION: Graduations enjoyed by many throughout Satsop community

Jun 18, 2015 8:00am

I attended the Elma High School graduation to see my grandsons Ben and Jacob Borden graduate. It’s so hard to believe they are 18 and soon off to college this fall. They just grew up much too fast...

Opinion: Other states cutting taxes to spur jobs and growth

Jun 11, 2015 11:02am

In Olympia these days, lawmakers are high centered in a second special session over the budget to operate the state for the next two years. The stalemate has come down to the choice of raising...

OPINION: Flu going around; family visits

Jun 04, 2015 8:00am

I am not sure about other places in Grays Harbor, but here in the Satsop area we have had several down with either pneumonia or the 24- to 48-hour flu bug. Norene Dotson spent several days in the...