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The reign of King Gordon is over

Updated: Sep 11, 2014 3:56pm

For the first time in history, there is not a Democrat on the ballot for the General Election to the office of county commissioner here in Grays Harbor. Oh, you can look, but you won’t find it....

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Editorial:Five years ago today, Lindsey Baum disappeared

Jun 26, 2014 4:35pm

I remember where I was five years ago on June 26, 2009. On this day, five years ago, Lindsey Baum vanished into thin air. She was walking home in the evening in the middle of McCleary wearing a...

All we can do is remember Lindsey Baum and pray she’s found

Jun 26, 2014 4:37pm

It was a grey cool day a few weeks back when I, along with the editor of The Vidette, Steven Friederich, walked the back streets of McCleary. Both of us knew this anniversary date would be...

Stop giving away our public assets

May 30, 2014 12:19pm

I was selling some property down in California for several months when all this Wild Olympics stuff hit the Grays Harbor fan. It was news to me when I returned and started to see all the signs...

Put people before profits

Updated: Apr 24, 2014 2:06pm

When it comes to your chances of getting cancer from the foods you eat, what odds would you like: one-in-a-million, or one-in-100,000?

Of course all of us would prefer the least amount of...

How will other states treat our legal marijuana obsession?

Updated: Apr 10, 2014 2:34pm

Attentive readers following the never ending drama associated with Washington State and it’s flirtation with Marijuana, may have noticed an interesting news article recently. Currently, a nice...

How much is enough with taxes?

Apr 01, 2014 6:27pm

The Montesano Citizen Street Taskforce is now approaching the City Council with and a hands-in-the-air, we-give-up solution to filling the pot holes around this place. It is sort of confusing, but...

Elementary student asks, ‘Why is this state in favor of marijuana so much?’

Updated: Apr 01, 2014 5:53pm

My parents tell me not to state my opinions too much about politics. In fact, I never have in my articles. And I may lose a lot of readers after this, because I have very strong opinions. Brutally...

Guest Opinion: Rumors can be dangerous

Mar 21, 2014 9:44am

Editor’s Note: Written from a high school student’s viewpoint.

“Oh. Em. GEE!”

“Oh my gawd, did he really?

“Girl, you wacky as HECK! No way!”

You’ve heard it. Maybe you’ve...

Thanks for donating to the Chehalis Valley Historical Museum

Updated: Mar 21, 2014 10:28am

There has been a bit of a push concerning our local Chehalis Valley Historical Museum here on the opinion page lately. Both by myself as well as a recent column by the Vidette editor. An outline...

Guest Opinion: Maybe I should just start smoking pot

Mar 18, 2014 5:56pm

I write my column this week not addressed to you, The Vidette reader, but rather to the editor of the newspaper. It is my understanding that almost an entire issue of this paper is being devoted...