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LETTER: Elma resident says just vote

Apr 21, 2016 1:30am

American people should register and vote.

We have fought wars to protect our right to learn about the candidates and vote. In Washington we have even gotten to the point we don’t have to...

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15 years after Nisqually earthquake — are we better prepared?

Mar 03, 2016 10:30am

The 15th anniversary of the Nisqually Earthquake was Sunday Feb. 28.

Everyone can remember where and what you were doing when the 45 second tremblor struck. Although many unreinforced...

Pillowcase patrol supported by community

Mar 03, 2016 10:30am

Pillowcase patrol supported by community

On Thursday, Feb. 25, Montesano Pillowcase Patrol delivered 1,228 pillowcases to the Puyallup Sewing and Stitchery Expo for patients at Mary Bridge...

OPINION: Proud Elma FFA member

Feb 25, 2016 8:30am

Dear Editor,

I am writing to you because it is FFA Week this week, a week where we celebrate FFA and the impact it has had on our lives.

FFA is a national organization that focuses on...

OPINION: Auditor’s office needs to step it up

Feb 25, 2016 8:30am

Dear Editor:

The incompetence of the leadership in this county’s Auditor’s Office continues to amaze me. Currently no one can purchase license tabs or license plates or transfer a vehicle...

Valentine family thankful for support

Feb 25, 2016 10:30am

The family of Pamela Valentine would like to thank all of our family and friends for the outpouring of support and love at the loss of our wonderful wife and mom.

We would also like to thank...

OPINION: Cop recruitment should be top priority

Feb 25, 2016 10:30am

Public safety agencies across America face the same problems as other employers — finding enough qualified workers. The difference is our safety is increasingly at risk.

Law enforcement...

Monte mayor tabs PUD’s Streeter as new CFO

Updated: Feb 25, 2016 10:30am

Doug Streeter of Montesano has been selected to be the new Chief Financial Officer for the City of Montesano.

The announcement was made by Mayor Vini Samuel on Feb. 18. The Montesano City...

OPINION: Answer not entirely blowin’ in wind

Feb 18, 2016 10:30am

In 1962, songwriter Bob Dylan composed “The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind.” It was a Vietnam War protest song suggesting the ambiguous answer to ending war and living in peace and...

OPINION: Transit plans don’t fit voters’ intentions

Feb 11, 2016 8:30am

Dear Editor:

It is now out in the open that Grays Harbor Transit is thinking about providing service to Raymond via Tokeland. This would be done with no compensation from Pacific County for...

OPINION: County should compensate Monte for tax base loss

Feb 11, 2016 8:30am

Dear Editor:

I see that the County did decide to purchase the property across from the Courthouse a 121 W. Broadway Ave. On the surface that seems like a great idea, the property will be...