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Monte council delays action on social media policy

Updated: Aug 20, 2015 11:37am

A social media policy continues to evade the City of Montesano with the city council delaying action on a recently drafted policy for a second time on Aug. 11.

The council now is requesting...

Monte planning commission to be expanded to seven seats

Aug 20, 2015 8:00am

An ordianance to expand the City of Montesano planning commission to seven seats (from five seats) was approved on Tuesday, Aug. 11, with all but one city council member voting for the ordinance...

Avoid animal-spread illnesses with sanitary practices

Aug 20, 2015 8:00am

Some 750,000 people go to agricultural fairs and petting zoos during any given summer, and children of all ages love to be around the animals.

However, petting farm and exotic animals could...

(Gabe Green | The Daily World) Romey Begay smiles as she jumps to tip a ball during a drill at practice Tuesday evening.

GHC volleyball powers up offense for 2015 season

Aug 20, 2015 8:00am

The smile on Grays Harbor College volleyball head coach Christine Nelson’s face is always there, but there is a reason for that — the Chokers are going to bring the offense to go with their...

Calendar, August 20

Aug 20, 2015 8:00am

Thursday, Aug. 20

At the libraries

• Oakville Timberland Library presents Living Well with Chronic Conditions for adults from 5:30-8 p.m. The six-week course helps participants learn...

Bulk of Forest Service spending now spent on wildfires

Aug 20, 2015 8:00am

The Forest Service, part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, now is spending more than 50 percent of its budget to suppress the nation’s wildfires.

A report released Aug. 5 estimates that...

LETTER: Thanks to staff at farmstand

Aug 20, 2015 8:00am

Dear Editor:

Last saturday my daughter and I went to a few garage sales. At one of them, a shelf fell and I caught it with my wrist. As I take blood thinners, I knew I’d have a dandy bruise...

Elma schools adopt new assessment system

Aug 20, 2015 8:00am

The Elma School Board unanimously voted to adopt a new system for student assessments.

The Elma School District will be discontinuing use of Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) in favor of...

Pages of the Past, August 20

Aug 20, 2015 8:00am

120 Years Ago

August 23, 1895

WESTPORT — The fire, smoke, fog and heat of the sun-scorched interior have driven hundreds of people to the Westport Beach. The crowds of bathers sporting...

(Justin Damasiewicz | The Vidette) Most of Jack Rottle Field in Montesano was covered with turf by 4 p.m. on Monday, but there was still quite a bit of work to be done, including adding filler sand and creating lines for all of the different sporting events the field will host. The project is scheduled to be done in time for Montesano to host the high school football jamboree on Aug. 28.

Rottle Field on schedule for Aug. 28 jamboree

Aug 20, 2015 8:00am

Most of Jack Rottle Field in Montesano was covered with turf by 4 p.m. on Monday, but there was still quite a bit of work to be done, including adding filler sand and creating lines for all of the...