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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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Odd Fellows leader offers senior center facts

Mar 05, 2015 12:45pm

Dear Editor:

Hello, Montesano. My name is Dave Delony and I am the Noble Grand, or “grand poo-bah” as Doug Iverson calls it, of this fine lodge of Odd Fellowship in Montesano. Since so much...

Being informed is elected officials’ responsibility

Mar 05, 2015 12:45pm

Dear Editor:

One very positive attribute of the style of government used by most cities in the Harbor is that everyday citizens can become elected officials. The mayors and city council...

Legislative initiative could bring dollars to county

Updated: Mar 10, 2015 9:11am

Dear Editor:

As I’ve gotten older, I’ve come to appreciate just how much fish means to our community. I’ve found that I spend pretty much every second I can out on the river, recharging my...

No painless solution for county budget woes

Feb 26, 2015 12:01pm

The time has come to meet Grays Harbor County’s fiscal problems head on. Your three county commissioners are tasked each year with writing and funding an annual budget, which results in an...

Where’s crude by rail emergency training?

Feb 26, 2015 12:01pm

Dear Editor:

We have all heard from the environmentalists, the “it will create jobs” groups and how it will increase the importance of the port, but up to now I have heard little from the...

New tank cars on trains not safer

Feb 19, 2015 11:30am

Dear Editor:

As everyone knows, the past couple of years have had more train derailments and crude oil spills than any previous time in recent history. More crude oil was spilled from rail...

ATV enthusiasts thank Monte council

Feb 19, 2015 11:30am

Dear Editor:

Because WATVs are an economical type of transportation, it is great that we can now use ours in Montesano. We like to think Montesano and Elma are the start of new business in...

Odd Fellows or its leadership to blame for senior center?

Feb 05, 2015 1:45pm

Dear Editor:

How would you like to have your rent go from $100 per month to $2,400 plus per month throughout a seven-year period? This is what the Independent Order of Odd Fellows have...

Blood drive successful

Feb 05, 2015 1:45pm

On Tuesday, Jan. 13, the Montesano United Methodist Church hosted a successful American Red Cross blood drive. We had many new volunteers from the host church who told me they really enjoyed their...

County should keep E-Verify

Feb 05, 2015 1:45pm

Dear Editor:

In a county that consistently is top in unemployment records, it seems to me that we should use the federal law that stops employers from hiring illegals. E Verify was passed to...