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Shopper commends grocer

Jun 30, 2016 1:30am

Dear Editor:

I am writing to acknowledge our hometown grocery store, Gordon’s Select Market.

Their customer service is outstanding, the employees greeting you with a smile and always...

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OPINION: Columnist recounts spring break trip to California

May 05, 2016 10:30am

Hello everyone, it’s me, Braden, back for another edition of “Dog Dayz.”

Since my last column, many things have happened. I had an amazing trip to Southern California. There, I visited some...

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...

OPINION: Let’s move Montesano forward with free Wi-Fi downtown

Apr 21, 2016 8:30am

Free Wi-Fi downtown was a big focus when I ran for mayor, so it shouldn’t be a surprise to any business owner that we’re moving fast to get it done.

Rich Hartman offered to pay the entire...

OPINION: There’s no friend like an ‘old’ friend

Apr 21, 2016 8:30am

In Sarah Orne Jewett’s 1896 seminal novel, “The Country of the Pointed Firs,” some folks on the coast of Maine reminisce about old times and the people who inhabited them.

“There, it does...

LETTER: Budget issues not caused by mayor’s spending

Apr 21, 2016 8:30am

Dear Editor:

Correcting the record — former mayor Ken Estes repeated a falsehood in his column that the city paid for new furniture in the mayor’s office, and that this somehow contributed...

LETTER: Animal abuse needs stricter punishment

Apr 21, 2016 10:30am

Dear Editor:

As I do every Thursday evening, I opened my Vidette newspaper to read and savor the local community stories. This time, the front page article on April 14 caught my eye (“Man...

OPINION: Former Monte mayor takes exception to budget comments

Apr 13, 2016 10:30am

I read with interest the March 24, 2016 article “Monte’s general fund is struggling,” in The Vidette about the city dealing with “structural” and “misbudgeted” issues. One of our challenges in my...

OPINION: Small business passing on Obamacare tax credits

Apr 13, 2016 10:30am

It was shocking to read that a scant number of small businesses are taking advantage of federal tax credits designed to make health insurance more affordable.

According to the Business...

OPINION: Cost of Boeing airplanes at heart of job cuts

Apr 07, 2016 8:30am

Boeing’s new cost-reduction plan has deep ramifications for Washington because the bulk of the 4,500 job cuts are likely to land here.

CEO Dennis Muilenburg asked investors to view the...

LETTER: Work as community to fight addiction

Apr 07, 2016 10:30am

Work as community to fight addiction

Dear Editor:

Opiate addiction, especially heroin addiction, is plaguing our community. Most of you know someone either in your family or a neighbor...