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Larry Quinn Memorial Park is just what Monte needs

May 21, 2015 9:54am

With candidate filing week in our wake, I had an opportunity this week to speak with several candidates who are running for a Montesano City Council position.

My objective was to obtain a...

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OPINION: Big ships bringing big waterfront changes

May 07, 2015 8:00am

The Longshoremen’s work slowdown that snarled West Coast ports for nine months is over, leaving behind bitter memories and billions in economic damages.

But the global trends that...

OPINION: Trips to Chehalis and Shelton, barbecue supper May 19

Apr 30, 2015 11:35am

It is good to be home, but I was hoping the warm weather would continue so I could get some yard work done. Oh well — the weeds will still be there just bigger and hopefully easier to pull.

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OPINION: Assembly addresses bullying despite lack of apparent bullying problem

Apr 30, 2015 11:36am

April, so far has been a very slow month for me. However, I’ve had a lot of big projects this month, and even though nothing significant has happened outside of school, those assignments and their...

OPINION: High taxes could dissuade new business throughout state

Apr 23, 2015 10:46am

Will you celebrate “tax freedom day” this year? Until April 24, every penny we’ve earned in 2015 goes to pay your taxes.

While this year, national tax freedom day is 114 days into the year...

OPINION: Ag. building exemptions encourage county growth

Apr 23, 2015 10:47am

One of the questions county commissioners are frequently asked is, “How does local government assist the economy in Grays Harbor?” My answer is: Make the rules for citizens and businesses easier...

Satsop News: Trip with friend to California, Arizona brings memories and tears

Apr 17, 2015 11:36am

My friend, Marlowe Todd, and I traveled to Indio, Calif., to enjoy the beautiful, very warm sunshine.

My husband, Jim, and I had booked the vacation to head south as we do almost every...

Opinion: Ask the insurance commissioner why he opposes AHPs

Apr 17, 2015 11:36am

Imagine you have a product that customers love. It’s top quality, affordable and meets or exceeds all state and federal benefit standards. Better yet, your product fills a void in the marketplace...

Road fund separate from general fund

Apr 09, 2015 9:33am

I get a lot of questions about what the county road fund is all about. I hope to shine some light on the great work done by our engineering/road department. We have explained the purpose of the...

Library groups offer fun with fundraising

Apr 09, 2015 9:34am

My first going-to-the-library memory, which had the feel of an adventure, is a humorous one (though my mother might not agree, and it’s not actually a memory of the library itself):

My...

Can Washington avert California’s water wars?

Mar 13, 2015 2:01pm

California is in the midst of a fierce water war, a conflict that holds lessons for us in Washington State.

In many ways, we are alike. Both of our states’ populations are growing and we...

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