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A letter to the editor of The Vidette in 2025 on the oil trains

Nov 26, 2014 12:17pm

Dear Editor;

The year you get this should be 2025. You are probably new in your position, or haven’t been on the Harbor long. By now, there has most likely been an oil train derailment here...

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Editorial: Cheers to the former school board president on a job well done

Nov 11, 2014 7:02pm

Most people in Montesano had met Jack Dwyer long before I ever did.

Dwyer recently resigned from the Montesano School Board, but I never really knew him in that capacity.

In 2010,...

Monte Schools wrong on cell phone policy

Nov 05, 2014 5:16pm

Editor;

I wanted to express my concern for the Montesano School District’s recent adoption of the cell phone policy at the high school level.

It is my understanding that certain apps...

Monte administration wrong on interpreter issue

Updated: Nov 05, 2014 5:16pm

Dear Editor;

The only person who can make a clear, intelligent determination as to whether an interpreter is suitable and in compliance with ADA, or unsuitable and not in compliance, is the...

Thanks to Chief Corey Rux

Nov 05, 2014 5:16pm

Editor;

I want to take this opportunity to personally thank a member of our community. The other day, I had been shopping and when we drove up home there was no place to park, so we had to...

Thanks for help at Saginaw

Nov 05, 2014 5:17pm

Dear Editor;

I wish to thank all those who supported this years Saginaw Logging Day Show. To Port Blakely, I wish to extend my appreciation for all you’ve done through the years as a steady...

Keep watchful eye on Forest Service policy

Nov 05, 2014 5:17pm

More than 100 years ago, the Forest Service had an agreement with the counties of the state of Washington, those counties that had national forests in their boundaries, to provide 25 percent of...

Editorial: We report the good and the bad, whether you like it or not

Nov 02, 2014 5:13pm

Sometimes, I think people forget we’re a real newspaper.

We will be there for the highest highs, celebrating with local businesses when they open and cheering on folks like Evan Gentry, a...

Raines’ support crosses party lines

Nov 02, 2014 5:15pm

Wikipedia defines “Lunch-Bucket Democrat” thus: “…a label that connotes an absence of lofty philosophical concerns in favor of a concern for people’s more basic needs”. That’s where I come from. I...

The case for Katie Svoboda

Nov 02, 2014 5:13pm

I’m voting for Katie Svoboda because for her, being County Prosecutor isn’t just a job.

Katie Svoboda has dedicated her career as a prosecutor to the toughest cases, locking up child...

Monte city administrator should resign or be fired

Nov 02, 2014 5:14pm

Dear Editor;

I read every week the workings of the city and the council. It would appear to me that, as a non-citizen of Montesano, that the real problem in Montesano is the city...