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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...

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Odd Fellows should account for ’90s donation

Mar 19, 2015 10:09am

Dear Editor,

I would like to clarify some of the statements made by Dave Delony in his letter to the editor dated March 5. He suggested I was “condemning, criticizing and accusing “ the Odd...

Can Washington avert California’s water wars?

Mar 13, 2015 2:01pm

California is in the midst of a fierce water war, a conflict that holds lessons for us in Washington State.

In many ways, we are alike. Both of our states’ populations are growing and we...

Shooting of LA homeless man underscores risks, decisions police face

Mar 07, 2015 8:30am

The death of a homeless man in downtown LA’s skid row recently has received wide coverage, both in Los Angeles and around the world. This comes at a time of heightened sensitivity to officer-...

Agrees with anti-oil editorial

Mar 07, 2015 8:30am

I want to personally thank you all for taking the strongest stand that you have yet taken in opposition to the transportation/storage/shipping of crude oil from Grays Harbor.

It’s wonderful...

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...