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Editorial: Where are the State Auditors when we need them?

Sep 25, 2014 10:23am

Officials for the Washington State Auditor’s Office are living in a vacuum.

That’s the only conclusion I can make after witnessing audits these past two years under the regime of new State...

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Why won’t candidates declare their real party?

Jul 17, 2014 2:15pm

Dear Editor;

Many local candidates for political office are opting for vague party designations. What does NP mean? Does it mean “Non Partisan” as in unwilling to reveal the identity of...

Vote against creation of new hospital district

Updated: Jul 17, 2014 2:31pm

I think that every single resident of Grays Harbor County will agree with me when I say, “we really want to keep our hospital a thriving first class medical facility.” That being said, the...

Why you should support the new hospital district

Updated: Jul 24, 2014 10:45am

Why I support the new hospital district

Dear Editor;

First my disclaimer. I’m Tom Quigg, a real estate broker in Grays Harbor for more than 20 years. The communications official for...

I’m voting ‘no’ for McCleary’s tax hikes

Jul 14, 2014 8:59am

As a resident of McCleary for over 65 years, I have seen a lot of changes — good and bad in our city. The community support of our good citizens has brought a tear of joy to my eyes many times....

Guest Opinion: We deserve answers to questions on McCleary property tax levy

Jul 11, 2014 3:37pm

I took the opportunity to attend the public hearing on the upcoming election for the one-year dedicated property tax police levy of $110,000 and the six-year levy lid lift which is supposed to...

County doesn’t need an intern at $22 per hour

Jul 11, 2014 3:38pm

Dear Editor;

My goodness, why does Commissioner Gordon have his panties in bunch over Steven Friederich’s write up on the $22 per hour intern? Maybe because the commissioner doesn’t like the...

Help us solve our kitten problem

Jul 11, 2014 3:39pm

Dear Editor;

If you’ve been thinking about adopting a new kitty, the Harbor Association of Volunteers for Animals (HAVA) has lots to choose from. We have more than 30 kittens at our shelter...

Don’t blame the Monte residents for what’s wrong in the city

Jul 11, 2014 3:39pm

Dear Editor;

This is the first letter I have ever written to a newspaper. But, after the last city council meeting on June 24, I feel the need to say a few things.

First, I would urge...

Monte administration wrong to snub deaf councilwoman

Jul 09, 2014 2:48pm

I have known Montesano City Councilwoman Marisa Salzer for about three years now. I first met her when I started writing my column for The Vidette. At the time, she was a legal clerk, reporter,...

McCleary wrong not to host second promised forum

Updated: Jul 03, 2014 10:50am

Dear Editor;

McCleary Mayor Gary Dent, who stated earlier this spring, that there would be a public meeting about the levy in June, and another in July, decided on his own, without...