DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD
                                Former Hoquiam Municipal Court Judge William Stewart, who retired Dec. 31 after 29 years on the bench.

Hoquiam Municipal Court Judge Stewart retires after nearly 30 years on the bench

Will continue to practice law out of his Montesano office

 

LOUIS KRAUSS | THE DAILY WORLD Gepetto’s owner Bob McEndoo stands outside the Montesano restaurant. He’s concerned about the financial toll a new $11.50 minimum wage will have on business.

Local businesses react to raised minimum wage, paid sick leave

The state minimum wage has gone up to $11.50, some businesses fear the financial toll