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LETTER: Samuel has much-needed qualities

Jul 30, 2015 8:00am

Dear Editor:

I support Vini Samuel for mayor of Montesano.

I believe she is the best qualified candidate because she has a great deal of integrity and maturity, qualities which are...

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LETTER: Odd Fellows looking into 90s donation

May 28, 2015 8:00am

Dear Editor,

This is a follow up to my previous letter dated March 15, 2015 (“Odd Fellows should account for ’90s donation,” in the March 19, 2015, issue of The Vidette).

As you might...

OPINION: Looking at fossil fuels through a different lens

May 28, 2015 10:30am

While protesters were trying to block a Shell oil rig from docking in Elliott Bay, a team of surgeons and nurses at Vancouver’s Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital was replacing my left hip.

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OPINION: End of school year brings stress and changes

May 28, 2015 10:30am

Hello everyone.

The end of school is coming up really soon, but not soon enough. I don’t want seventh grade to start and I don’t want sixth grade to go on. Boy, I feel like I’m stuck in a...

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...

Elma SkillsUSA seeks donations for Kentucky trip

May 21, 2015 9:55am

Elma Skills USA seeks donations for Kentucky trip

Dear Editor:

We are writing to you on behalf of the Elma High School SkillsUSA chapter.

In early April, Elma placed first in the...

Easy to throw rocks when own interests not at risk

May 21, 2015 10:08am

There’s an old saying that people living in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. The moral is that before criticizing others, you should make sure your own house is in order.

Companies, such...

Spring accompanied by births and deaths

May 21, 2015 10:10am

Our spring season is rife with signs of rejuvenation and new life.

In my world, that includes a second great-granddaughter, Kaylie Shay, born April 19 in Portland. The little princess has...

Opinion: Connecting the dots between Washington businesses and Export Import Bank

May 15, 2015 11:06am

How is Seattle’s Lighthouse for the Blind connected to the Export-Import Bank? Very closely.

Since 1918, The Lighthouse for the Blind has provided education, training and manufacturing jobs...

Monte postal food drive, May 9

May 07, 2015 8:00am

Dear Editor:

The Montesano Postal employees invite the community to participate once again in the National Association of Letter Carriers food drive, slated for Saturday, May 9.

It...

OPINION: Big ships bringing big waterfront changes

May 07, 2015 8:00am

The Longshoremen’s work slowdown that snarled West Coast ports for nine months is over, leaving behind bitter memories and billions in economic damages.

But the global trends that...