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No painless solution for county budget woes

Feb 26, 2015 12:01pm

The time has come to meet Grays Harbor County’s fiscal problems head on. Your three county commissioners are tasked each year with writing and funding an annual budget, which results in an...

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We must support our local stores

Sep 25, 2014 10:21am

Dear Editor:

This letter is in response to Tom Frederiksen’s column entitled, “How can local stores ever win over the web?” published in the Sept. 4 edition of The Vidette. In this article,...

Don’t support Cotton for judge

Sep 25, 2014 10:23am

Dear Editor;

Just pray Jean Cotton doesn’t become the next judge of Grays Harbor County. As guardian ad litem in my petition for guardianship over my father, Jean Cotton did everything she...

Public input needed on flood-reduction proposals

Sep 25, 2014 10:30am

December 2007 and January 2009 brought epic floods to our Chehalis River watershed. Communities throughout the Basin were impacted significantly, many forever. Floods of the scale experienced in...

Reflecting on summer as school starts again

Sep 25, 2014 10:30am

Well, right now, I’m feeling like my whole situation is bittersweet.

Football season’s started up. I got some nice school clothes for cheap, but now summer is over and I have to go back to...

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...

Hooper supports Lindgren for assessor

Sep 12, 2014 12:10pm

Thank you to everyone who supported and voted for me in my run for Grays Harbor County Assessor. I did not run for assessor to be in politics, I ran for assessor to fix the terrible problems that...

Be earthquake aware, prepared

Sep 12, 2014 12:15pm

Dear Editor;

The magnitude-6.0 earthquake near San Francisco California in the Napa Valley this weekend caused much confusion as it struck while most citizens were asleep, at 3:20 a.m.,...

The reign of King Gordon is over

Updated: Sep 11, 2014 3:56pm

For the first time in history, there is not a Democrat on the ballot for the General Election to the office of county commissioner here in Grays Harbor. Oh, you can look, but you won’t find it....

Jim Eddy, where were you when we needed you?

Sep 11, 2014 3:55pm

Editor’s Note: All spellings of names provided by the letter’s author and not double checked for accuracy.

Dear Editor;

Jim Eddy, where were you?

When the Grays Harbor Democratic...

Editorial: I’m going to keep calling it the Puyallup Fair

Updated: Sep 11, 2014 3:58pm

In 2012, the state’s largest fair announced it would be changing its name. Gone would be the name Puyallup Fair, replaced by its boring counterpart, the Washington State Fair.

But I can’t do...