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LETTER: Elma resident says just vote

Apr 21, 2016 1:30am

American people should register and vote.

We have fought wars to protect our right to learn about the candidates and vote. In Washington we have even gotten to the point we don’t have to...

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OPINION: Thanksgiving with family brings columnist home

Dec 03, 2015 8:30am

I came home to enjoy Thanksgiving with my children and families. We enjoyed a turkey dinner at the Federal Way home of my daughter and son-in-law, Stacy and Mike Turner.

On Friday night, I...

OPINION: Adjusting to the middle school life hits hard at holidays

Dec 03, 2015 8:30am

Hello everyone.

We are now officially in the holiday season of 2015, But it’s not like it used to be. In junior high, there is no candy in class before Halloween, there are no turkey hands...

Shop Local — Make it a family experience

Dec 03, 2015 8:30am

If you like to shop with young kids or elderly family members, then the madness that accompanies Black Friday or even Thanksgiving night shopping at major retailers probably isn’t for you.


OPINION: When a higher wage isn’t

Dec 03, 2015 8:30am

The news is full of organized protests and street demonstrations demanding a $15 minimum wage. Several cities across the nation have passed or are considering big hikes in their minimum wage.


Senior meals need better holiday timing

Dec 03, 2015 10:30am

Dear Editor:

Elma Senior Center has always delivered meals to Oakville on Thrusdays, and when it is near a holiday (like Thanksgiving was this year), the week before the holiday, the ham or...

Fundraisers for soccer coach successful

Dec 03, 2015 10:30am

We would like to thank the members of our community who helped make our efforts to raise money for Montesano soccer coach Mike Malpass and his family hugely successful. We brought in $2,000 from...

Shop Local – Small Business Saturday: by the numbers

Nov 26, 2015 10:30am

If you’re a Grays Harbor County business owner, the following statistics could help you in planning your holiday strategies. If you’re a shopper, they could motivate you to carry out even more...

Colds can be prevented, even during cold season

Nov 19, 2015 2:22pm

It’s that time of year again, when you and everyone around you is getting sick.

When do you need to get medical attention? How can you avoid illness in the first place? What can you do at...

OPINION: No requiem for Northwest aluminum

Nov 19, 2015 2:24pm

Alcoa’s announcement that it is shutting down our state’s last two aluminum smelters may be a long awaited requiem for some, but there are other factors we should consider before burying it.


LETTER: Since guns are here to stay

Nov 12, 2015 8:00am

You will notice that the latest round of school shootings is fading fast from media attention.

That’s because the Second Amendment is God in our Constitution and nothing can attack the...