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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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OPINION: Trips to Chehalis and Shelton, barbecue supper May 19

Apr 30, 2015 11:35am

It is good to be home, but I was hoping the warm weather would continue so I could get some yard work done. Oh well — the weeds will still be there just bigger and hopefully easier to pull.

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LETTER: Appreciate those teachers

Apr 30, 2015 11:35am

Dear Editor:

Do you have children in the local schools? Do you appreciate what teachers do for your child each day? Is there a teacher that has been a key player in helping your child see...

OPINION: Assembly addresses bullying despite lack of apparent bullying problem

Apr 30, 2015 11:36am

April, so far has been a very slow month for me. However, I’ve had a lot of big projects this month, and even though nothing significant has happened outside of school, those assignments and their...

OPINION: International trade is important for Washington producers

Apr 30, 2015 11:39am

To many, giving President Obama more authority is a bad idea. However, regardless of how you feel about him, the President of the United States needs the power to negotiate trade agreements.

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EDITORIAL: County likely could recover from deficit with clear goals

Apr 23, 2015 10:45am

Last week, the Grays Harbor County commissioners approved hiring Shelli Hopsecger, a private consultant, to help the county develop a strategic plan.

With a $2.5-million deficit, it’s a...

LETTER: Appointment without executive session explained

Apr 23, 2015 10:46am

Dear Editor:

After the last council meeting (March 24) I was dismayed to read the editorial in The Vidette under the heading “Council did disservice by not discussing appointment.”

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LETTER: Tell commissioners what’s important

Apr 23, 2015 10:46am

Dear Editor:

Grays Harbor County has a budget problem. State and federal funding sources have dried up leaving local communities at risk in many places. It is quite possible that...

OPINION: High taxes could dissuade new business throughout state

Apr 23, 2015 10:46am

Will you celebrate “tax freedom day” this year? Until April 24, every penny we’ve earned in 2015 goes to pay your taxes.

While this year, national tax freedom day is 114 days into the year...

OPINION: Ag. building exemptions encourage county growth

Apr 23, 2015 10:47am

One of the questions county commissioners are frequently asked is, “How does local government assist the economy in Grays Harbor?” My answer is: Make the rules for citizens and businesses easier...

Residents should have opinions on oil trains

Apr 17, 2015 11:36am

Dear Editor:

I recently was part of a phone banking activity. I personally do not like getting such calls and was...