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Column: Militarization of our local police is unacceptable

Sep 18, 2014 10:21am

It is surprising how national interest stories that seem so far away, as we watch them unfold on our television sets, have a very much local tie in.

While there are still unresolved...

The reign of King Gordon is over

Updated: Sep 11, 2014 3:56pm

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Elma wants a walkway to save them from a fiery derailment

Jun 18, 2014 9:58am

Apparently, the people of Elma think they’re so special that they deserve a way to escape the prospect of death at the hands of fiery oil trains that could cut their town in half.

As...

Guest Opinion: Why is everyone so scared of the oil trains?

Updated: Jun 18, 2014 10:09am

In response to Steven Friederich’s editorial on the derailment near the intersection of Devonshire Road and Alderbrook Road, Mr. Friederich asks where the supporters of oil by rail are. Here I am...

Editorial: Participation in assisted suicide law up 43 percent

Jun 16, 2014 3:33pm

Participation in the state’s Death With Dignity Act rose an astounding 43 percent last year with 175 people people given lethal doses of medication, according to the state Department of Health’s...

We’ve had to cancel the first annual derailment picnic

Jun 12, 2014 4:37pm

I had a plan for a community picnic, but those dang railroad people went and ruined it.

After three weeks, I figured the derailment outside Friends Landing was just going to become the new...

Editorial: Fear prevents crude oil export supporters from being vocal

Jun 12, 2014 4:39pm

Two weeks ago, I put out a call to supporters of the crude oil export facilities.

I found it fascinating that I had been to several forums regarding the potential export facilities, but had...

I support Loni Hooper for assessor

Jun 12, 2014 4:40pm

I am asking for you to support Loni Hooper for the office of Grays Harbor County Assessor. I worked with Loni while we were both employed in the Grays Harbor Assessor’s office. She is a hard...

Why I voted to sell the Monte waterfront

Jun 12, 2014 4:41pm

There has been a lot of accusations and statements about the waterfront property sale and as a Montesano Councilmember who voted to approve the sale, I feel I should respond. No sale would have...

Fear-mongering oil trains supporters should go public

Jun 12, 2014 4:42pm

Maybe I missed the purpose of your opinion piece last Thursday? However, if you said you wouldn’t print letters, unsigned, then you shouldn’t proceed to quote them extensively and anonymously....

Thanks for food donations

Jun 05, 2014 10:30am

Dear Editor:

A very special “thank-you” to the folks here in Montesano for once again participating in and making the annual National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive a success....

Guest Opinion: Who is really in favor of the oil trains?

Jun 04, 2014 3:07pm

Are people being reasonable, or stupid? These oil proposals at “our” Port of Grays Harbor make me want to scream and throw rotten tomatoes.

It shouldn’t be so hard, and it shouldn’t require...