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EDITORIAL: County likely could recover from deficit with clear goals

Apr 23, 2015 10:45am

Last week, the Grays Harbor County commissioners approved hiring Shelli Hopsecger, a private consultant, to help the county develop a strategic plan.

With a $2.5-million deficit, it’s a...

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Legislators push to strengthen coastal economies

Apr 02, 2015 10:30am

Editor’s note: This commentary was submitted by The Nature Conservancy and the Wild Fish Conservancy.

A few days ago, the Washington State House of Representatives Capital Budget Committee...

Failing businesses a sign of weak economy

Apr 02, 2015 10:30am

For the first time in American history, entrepreneurship is in decline.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, businesses are dying faster than they’re being formed. Each year, 400,000 new...

Editorial — Take time to talk Internet safety with children

Mar 26, 2015 10:30am

Last week had an abundance of significant news — the county’s budget and its proposed cuts, a $56.6 million, 20-year project recommendation for the county’s courts and public safety facilities...

No endeavor is without risk

Mar 19, 2015 10:05am

Apparently I am in the minority of those whose letters you’ve printed about shipping oil through the port. The majority that I have read seem to have what I refer to as “Doomsday negativism.” They...

Thank-you from the Baun family

Mar 19, 2015 10:06am

Dear Editor,

There are so many people to thank during our loss.

We appreciate all the support, prayers and love from our family, friends and community.

A special thank-you to the...

Legislative initiative impacts overstated by commissioner

Mar 19, 2015 10:08am

In a recent letter to the editor in The Vidette, County Commissioner Frank Gordon was singing the praises of the Washington Coastal Restoration Initiative (WCRI). It was a “warm and fuzzy” letter...

Odd Fellows should account for ’90s donation

Mar 19, 2015 10:09am

Dear Editor,

I would like to clarify some of the statements made by Dave Delony in his letter to the editor dated March 5. He suggested I was “condemning, criticizing and accusing “ the Odd...

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...

Shooting of LA homeless man underscores risks, decisions police face

Mar 07, 2015 8:30am

The death of a homeless man in downtown LA’s skid row recently has received wide coverage, both in Los Angeles and around the world. This comes at a time of heightened sensitivity to officer-...

Agrees with anti-oil editorial

Mar 07, 2015 8:30am

I want to personally thank you all for taking the strongest stand that you have yet taken in opposition to the transportation/storage/shipping of crude oil from Grays Harbor.

It’s wonderful...