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Sep 05, 2014 1:02pm

120 Years Ago

Sept. 7, 1894

From Assessor Bunn we have been able to obtain some interesting statistics relative to the census of this county, taken by his office. The total population...

(Brendan Carl | The Vidette) A kickoff return for a touchdown by junior Logan Truax was one of the few bright spots for the Montesano Bulldogs in a 33-7 loss to Black Hills on Friday.

Bulldogs drop opener to Black Hills

Updated: Sep 12, 2014 12:10pm

The Montesano High School football team was far from perfect on Friday night as the Bulldogs dropped their first game of the season 33-7 to Black Hills in front of a packed crowd at Rottle Field...

Why your superintendent sent out letters saying your school is ‘failing’

Sep 05, 2014 12:49pm

Based on federal standards, mandated by the No Child Left Behind Act passed by Congress in 2001, almost 90 percent of schools in the state are “failing.”

Because of that, districts across...

Washington State Fair opens in Puyallup on Sept. 5

Sep 05, 2014 1:04pm

The Washington State Fair kicks off Friday, Sept. 5 and runs through Sept. 21 at the 160-acre fairgrounds in Puyallup.

As usual, the 2014 fair will feature top-line entertainment and scores...

Pages of the Past: Aug. 28, 2014

Sep 05, 2014 1:03pm

120 Years Ago

Aug. 31, 1894

How is this for enterprise! The people of Aberdeen have made up their minds to secure the Northern Pacific Railroad without much more delay. The rails have...

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,...

Calendar from Sept. 4

Sep 05, 2014 1:01pm

Thursday, September 4

Meetings and hearings

• Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) No. 1522 meeting on Thursdays. Weigh-in at 6 p.m. and meeting at 6...

McCleary will let school kids decide name of lake

Sep 05, 2014 1:03pm

There’s a pond, or a really small lake depending on how you look at it, that has gone unnamed at the south end of the city of McCleary for years. But Public Works Director Todd Baun state...

Fall webworms often mistaken for notorious tent caterpillars

Sep 05, 2014 1:04pm

Right on schedule, fall webworm infestations are beginning to appear on deciduous trees and shrubs throughout our coastal area. Their large, conspicuous tents are often mistaken for those of the...

Elma approves growers; still waiting on retail pot at Porter

Sep 05, 2014 1:05pm

While the state is gradually implementing I-502, which legalizes retail marijuana, the process has seemed to slow to a snail’s pace in Grays Harbor County, where no new growing, processing or long...