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Recount complete: It’s Raines vs. Olson

Updated: Aug 24, 2014 10:21am

The machine recount in the Grays Harbor County Commissioner, District 3 race was conducted Friday morning and Republican Keith Olson still holds a 10-vote lead over Democrat Al Smith in the...

Monte girl sues after getting hurt at ‘Mexican rodeo’

Aug 21, 2014 10:20am

A 9-year-old Montesano girl has filed a lawsuit against the promoter of a Mexican rodeo event for sustaining permanent injuries when a fence fell on her two years ago at the Grays Harbor County...

First day of school for most is Sept. 2; McCleary begins next week

Aug 21, 2014 10:20am

With East County schools opening the 2014-15 school year in a handful of days, local law enforcement wants to remind people to obey laws in regards to school zones and school buses, or it could...

Brendan Carl | The Vidette Andrew Gross of Central Park prepares a black flag with a skull and cross bones to add to the intimidation factor out on the water. Gross was happy just to be back sailing after a battle with Hodgkin Lymphoma a year and a half ago.

A Hobie Cat community: Lake Quinault plays host to Pacific Northwest Area Championship

Updated: Aug 26, 2014 9:42am

It was all smiles 30 minutes before the boats went into the water. Friends shook hands and caught up on one another’s lives. Some navigators even shared wild berries in what could only be...

Editorial: Public should have same info as elected officials

Updated: Aug 23, 2014 4:33pm

Recently, the Port of Grays Harbor decided to open its books to make sure the public has the exact same information that the Port commissioners have before the commissioners make their decisions...

Calendar of Events

Aug 21, 2014 10:34am

Thursday, August 21


• McCleary Timberland Library presents America’s Music series: “The Blues and Gospel Music.” 6-7:30 p.m. America’s Music is a free film and discussion series...

Pages of the Past for Aug. 21, 2014

Aug 21, 2014 10:35am

125 Years Ago

Aug. 24, 1894

At a meeting of the stockholders of the First National Bank, held Monday night, it was voted to liquidate that institution at once. This has been the plan...

Ramon Rex Barker

Aug 21, 2014 10:37am

Ramon Rex Barker of Elma, Wash., passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. Ray lived a full life and was a very proud man. He served in the U.S. Navy for a term in the ’50s and held many jobs before...

It’s time to take care of your berry patches

Aug 21, 2014 2:07pm

Next year’s strawberries and raspberries may be the furthest thing from your mind now, but this is a critical time for both crops. It’s in August and September that cell size of the spring fruit...

David Haerle | The Vidette A honey bee crawls into a wildflower just off one of the trails at the at the Chehalis River Natural Area Preserve.

Nature endures at Chehalis River preserve

Updated: Aug 23, 2014 4:36pm

There is very little undiscovered country around us, though there is some relatively undiscovered country right in our own back yard.

Earlier this year, the state Department of Natural...