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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...

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Deadline for oil trains comments approaching

Nov 02, 2014 5:17pm

On Thursday, October 16 over 150 people attended EIS Scoping meetings in Aberdeen and Elma for the US Development (Grays Harbor Rail Terminal, LLC) proposal to build a crude oil storage terminal...

Spencer the best choice

Nov 02, 2014 5:17pm

I am concerned that there are public disparagements of candidate Mike Spencer’s character and that comments have been made that he is chauvinistic or dismissive of women. I would appreciate the...

Spencer is the smart choice

Nov 02, 2014 5:18pm

Dear Editor;

Mike Spencer is our recommendation for county prosecutor. We believe that with a strong presence like Mike, it will lead to more accepted filings and prosecutions of serious...

Editorial: Why does Montesano have a discrepancy in responding to record requests?

Updated: Oct 22, 2014 3:29pm

There were lots of investigations at Montesano City Hall last year. As a result, I filed a lot of record requests.

I gave the city some leeway — probably more so than I have at any other...

Support Vickie Raines

Oct 21, 2014 4:47pm

Dear Editor;

Vickie Raines is the right leader at the right time.

Grays Harbor needs a leader who thoughtfully considers each issue. We need a leader who takes the time to hear both...

Svoboda’s work with vulnerable is impressive

Oct 21, 2014 4:47pm

Dear Editor;

My name is Michaelan McDougall and I am writing this letter in support of Katie Svoboda who is running for Grays Harbor County Prosecuting Attorney.

I am a former employee...

Thank you for bringing the oil trains to the Harbor

Oct 21, 2014 4:47pm

The railroads of America are being put down by some of our citizens, not by facts, but by fear. The record of the railroads to deliver hazardous materials is outstanding. They deliver without...

Hoquiam city attorney says Spencer is the right choice

Updated: Nov 02, 2014 5:14pm

I have made it no secret that I am supporting Mike Spencer for Grays Harbor County Prosecutor in the upcoming election. I have known Mike personally and professionally for more than 35 years. The...

Editorial: Tiff between Assessor, appraiser started on our Opinion Page

Oct 17, 2014 10:30am

I received a call from one person. Then, I received a text from someone else. Rick Hole was allegedly yelling at one of his employees who had dared to send me a letter to the editor critical of...

New county prosecutor must navigate toward change

Oct 17, 2014 3:24pm

Police chiefs typically stay out of politics as it is our job to deliver professional and effective law enforcement services, regardless of affiliation or vote.

However, the citizens of...