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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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What now Republicans?

Nov 19, 2014 8:35am


Congratulations to the Republican Party for taking control of both houses of Congress.

Just think, now we can go back to 2005 when the Republican had control of both houses...

Editorial: Three words that have guided me: Dream discover, soar

Nov 18, 2014 12:25pm

I’ve given money and blood and helped people out who have needed it over the years, but the single best thing I’ve ever done for another human being was in my first few years on the job as a...

Thanks from the Monte Food Bank

Nov 13, 2014 7:16am

Dear Editor;

The Montesano Food Bank is so thankful for all our local gardeners and farmers who have brought in great quantities of produce this year. With the great weather we’ve had,...

Celebrate adoptions with the courts

Nov 13, 2014 7:16am

This month, many of us will gather with our families to give thanks for our loved ones and the good things in our lives. But hundreds of foster children here in our state and our communities...

Departing WDFW director will be missed

Nov 13, 2014 10:30am

When the Washington state Fish and Wildlife Commission was searching for a new director about six years ago, Chairwoman Miranda Wecker said they were looking for a director with a strong...

Editorial: Cheers to the former school board president on a job well done

Nov 11, 2014 7:02pm

Most people in Montesano had met Jack Dwyer long before I ever did.

Dwyer recently resigned from the Montesano School Board, but I never really knew him in that capacity.

In 2010,...

Monte Schools wrong on cell phone policy

Nov 05, 2014 5:16pm


I wanted to express my concern for the Montesano School District’s recent adoption of the cell phone policy at the high school level.

It is my understanding that certain apps...

Monte administration wrong on interpreter issue

Updated: Nov 05, 2014 5:16pm

Dear Editor;

The only person who can make a clear, intelligent determination as to whether an interpreter is suitable and in compliance with ADA, or unsuitable and not in compliance, is the...

Thanks to Chief Corey Rux

Nov 05, 2014 5:16pm


I want to take this opportunity to personally thank a member of our community. The other day, I had been shopping and when we drove up home there was no place to park, so we had to...

Thanks for help at Saginaw

Nov 05, 2014 5:17pm

Dear Editor;

I wish to thank all those who supported this years Saginaw Logging Day Show. To Port Blakely, I wish to extend my appreciation for all you’ve done through the years as a steady...