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No painless solution for county budget woes

Feb 26, 2015 12:01pm

The time has come to meet Grays Harbor County’s fiscal problems head on. Your three county commissioners are tasked each year with writing and funding an annual budget, which results in an...

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Is local policing a thing of the past?

Oct 15, 2014 11:18am

How do you separate the emotional from the practical? When it concerns a major public policy shift, it is impossible. That is the situation both the cities of Elma and McCleary face at the moment...

Pot is here: A gentleman’s guide to marijuana in East County

Oct 08, 2014 10:52pm

I fought against the legalization of marijuana. Now, I lost. So, it is time to soldier on. The new pot store in Porter is run by a real nice guy named Josh Miller. He isn’t some old hippy trying...

Reflecting on summer as school starts again

Sep 25, 2014 10:30am

Well, right now, I’m feeling like my whole situation is bittersweet.

Football season’s started up. I got some nice school clothes for cheap, but now summer is over and I have to go back to...

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....

How can local stores win over the Web?

Sep 05, 2014 1:01pm

I would imagine the grocery shopping habits of my house aren’t all that different from most everyone around here.

There are the day to day things down at Thriftway. For our Elma neighbors,...

Guest Opinion: Start listening to our planet more

Aug 06, 2014 10:44am

Our planet is talking to us, and we better pay attention. It’s telling us that our climate and oceans are changing for the worse and that every living thing will be affected. The signs are...

Disability access should be taken seriously

Updated: Aug 06, 2014 10:52am

The latest issue sweeping the drama capital of Grays Harbor, known as Montesano to us locals, is the situation involving disability access. City Councilwoman Marisa Salzer has bared all and is...

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...

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