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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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Rules not always followed same in county

Dec 04, 2014 3:25pm

Editor:

I read in The Vidette recently about a resident out the Wynoochee Valley who has 5.9 acres and has asked for a variance to place a temporary home on his place. Out here in the Satsop...

A letter to the editor of The Vidette in 2025 on the oil trains

Nov 26, 2014 12:17pm

Dear Editor;

The year you get this should be 2025. You are probably new in your position, or haven’t been on the Harbor long. By now, there has most likely been an oil train derailment here...

Letter to the Editor: Brooklyn Tavern owner bemoans access fees

Nov 26, 2014 12:25pm

Dear Editor;

My name is Ciara Brough, and my husband, Warren Brough, and I own The Historic Brooklyn Tavern. It saddens me to have to say that we are cutting back to being open only four...

A $15 minimum wage makes no sense

Nov 26, 2014 12:25pm

Do you want $20 Hamburgers or minimum wage?

For those fast food employees striking for $15 an hour, let’s do some math.

At $15 an hour, Johnny Fry-Boy would make $31,200 annually.

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Help these teens help more foster kids

Nov 20, 2014 10:30am

Our names are Hunter and Hannah Birdsall. We go to the Seventh Day Adventist Church and on Sept 19, Ira, our pastor, was talking about being a Good Samaritan and recognizing that our talents come...

Editor will be missed

Nov 20, 2014 10:30am

Editor;

It is with sadness that I am writing this letter because Steve Friederich, Montesano Vidette editor, is leaving his job on Nov. 19.

I do appreciate all the news — good and bad...

Editorial: The Public Records Act can be messy, but it’s your right

Updated: Nov 19, 2014 12:02pm

Requesting public records is easy. Responding to records can be messy.

There’s a right way and a wrong way, and attitude is everything.

City Attorney Dan Glenn tells me that in the two...

Guest Column: City of Monte should cut administration to balance budget

Nov 19, 2014 8:36am

The Vidette reported recently that there was a hole in the budget for the city of Montesano.

Mayor Ken Estes made an earlier attempt to patch the budget hole when he attended the Elma...

Thanks for help on kayak shed for Eagle Scout project

Nov 19, 2014 8:34am

Dear Editor;

This past summer I built a kayak shed for my Eagle Scout project at Lake Sylvia in Montesano. There were many people that helped me accomplish my project.

First, I would...

Jeers to gun control

Nov 19, 2014 8:35am

Dear Editor;

My great-great-grandfather Billy Packwood brought his family to what is now Washington State in 1844, and settled on a homestead on the Nisqually River...