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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...

Put people before profits

Updated: Apr 24, 2014 2:06pm

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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...

Time to put the Fish Wars behind us

Feb 20, 2014 10:30am

As we mark the 40th anniversary of the Boldt decision in U.S. v. Washington, a bill in the state legislature is trying to atone for some of the harm caused to Indian people during the Fish Wars of...

Editorial: We don’t live in a post-racist society

Jan 29, 2014 12:24pm

We had a debate on whether to run a photo last week of a women’s basketball team that was touring the area 75 years ago in our Pages of the Past column.

The team, made up entirely of black...

So, did the Monte forest get re-planted in 2012, or didn’t it?

Jan 21, 2014 6:19pm

Recently, I had the opportunity to walk the visible city forest clear cut directly off the road as you enter Lake Sylvia State Park. There was a large cut that happened back in the summer or fall...

Independent politics and the prosecutor vacancy

Jan 13, 2014 5:18pm

Political events continue on the Harbor — one quite local, the other a broader tie in. The Vidette reported recently that Cosmopolis Mayor Vickie Raines has thrown her well prepared, neatly...