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Citizens need to question candidates and vote

Jul 02, 2015 11:02am

Dear Editor:

As it is soon time for the election of City Council and Mayor positions in Montesano, I ask that you consider each candidate carefully.

This mayor and council have been...

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Larry Quinn Memorial Park is just what Monte needs

May 21, 2015 9:54am

With candidate filing week in our wake, I had an opportunity this week to speak with several candidates who are running for a Montesano City Council position.

My objective was to obtain a...

Elma SkillsUSA seeks donations for Kentucky trip

May 21, 2015 9:55am

Elma Skills USA seeks donations for Kentucky trip

Dear Editor:

We are writing to you on behalf of the Elma High School SkillsUSA chapter.

In early April, Elma placed first in the...

Easy to throw rocks when own interests not at risk

May 21, 2015 10:08am

There’s an old saying that people living in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. The moral is that before criticizing others, you should make sure your own house is in order.

Companies, such...

Spring accompanied by births and deaths

May 21, 2015 10:10am

Our spring season is rife with signs of rejuvenation and new life.

In my world, that includes a second great-granddaughter, Kaylie Shay, born April 19 in Portland. The little princess has...

Opinion: Connecting the dots between Washington businesses and Export Import Bank

May 15, 2015 11:06am

How is Seattle’s Lighthouse for the Blind connected to the Export-Import Bank? Very closely.

Since 1918, The Lighthouse for the Blind has provided education, training and manufacturing jobs...

LETTER: Medicaid scale back detrimental to Washington’s children

May 07, 2015 8:00am

Dear Editor:

Our Legislature is abandoning the poor children of our state. For the past two years the federal and state government has funded medical care for children at a rate that covers...

Monte postal food drive, May 9

May 07, 2015 8:00am

Dear Editor:

The Montesano Postal employees invite the community to participate once again in the National Association of Letter Carriers food drive, slated for Saturday, May 9.

It...

OPINION: Big ships bringing big waterfront changes

May 07, 2015 8:00am

The Longshoremen’s work slowdown that snarled West Coast ports for nine months is over, leaving behind bitter memories and billions in economic damages.

But the global trends that...

EDITORIAL: Filing week ushers in voter responsibility

May 07, 2015 8:00am

Next week begins the candidate filing period, five days for political hopefuls throughout the state to toss their names into the running.

November’s election will not see a president on the...

LETTER: Relay team thanks community

Apr 30, 2015 11:32am

Dear Editor:

We would like to thank all those who attended and contributed to our recent fundraiser.

Along with donations from team members, we received some monetary donations from...