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Editorial: Why does Montesano have a discrepancy in responding to record requests?

Updated: Oct 22, 2014 3:29pm

There were lots of investigations at Montesano City Hall last year. As a result, I filed a lot of record requests.

I gave the city some leeway — probably more so than I have at any other...

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Oct 21, 2014 4:47pm

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Monte administration wrong to snub deaf councilwoman

Jul 09, 2014 2:48pm

I have known Montesano City Councilwoman Marisa Salzer for about three years now. I first met her when I started writing my column for The Vidette. At the time, she was a legal clerk, reporter,...

Monte needs to showcase its positive pride

Jul 02, 2014 5:48pm

Dear Editor;

Three cheers for Montesano Council persons Pam McElliott and Pat Herrington for suggesting that, for the good of our city, we all need to start “accentuating the positive and...

Council needs to grow a spine and refute ‘Dictator Dent’

Jul 02, 2014 5:48pm

Dear Editor;

First I want to thank you for the great job you do in telling the truth in our area. At last night’s city council meeting, our power monger mayor slipped a big one past the only...

McCleary wrong not to host second promised forum

Updated: Jul 03, 2014 10:50am

Dear Editor;

McCleary Mayor Gary Dent, who stated earlier this spring, that there would be a public meeting about the levy in June, and another in July, decided on his own, without...

Thanks for keeping Lindsey Baum in the headlines

Jul 02, 2014 5:48pm

Dear Editor;

I just finished reading your editorial about the fifth anniversary of Lindsey’s disappearance – great article. I am one of the volunteers with the Laura Recovery Center for...

Stop loaning public money to private enterprise

Jul 02, 2014 5:48pm

The article in last Thursday’s Vidette pinpoints why I oppose public money being loaned to private enterprise. The article concerns the bankruptcy of BMT Northwest and if the Port will retrieve it...

City of Monte wrong to bully off-duty deputy

Updated: Jun 26, 2014 4:35pm

Bullying another person is wrong. Always. At any age.

A great deal of attention is given to addressing bullying in our schools. But I believe that’s just the tip of the iceberg. In fact, I...

Editorial:Five years ago today, Lindsey Baum disappeared

Jun 26, 2014 4:35pm

I remember where I was five years ago on June 26, 2009. On this day, five years ago, Lindsey Baum vanished into thin air. She was walking home in the evening in the middle of McCleary wearing a...

WeyCo wrong to charge access fees

Jun 26, 2014 4:37pm

Weyco wrong to charge for access

Dear Editor:

This is an open letter to the leaders of Weyerhaeuser.

The residents of the North River Artic country have received word that you...

All we can do is remember Lindsey Baum and pray she’s found

Jun 26, 2014 4:37pm

It was a grey cool day a few weeks back when I, along with the editor of The Vidette, Steven Friederich, walked the back streets of McCleary. Both of us knew this anniversary date would be...