Rep. Jim Walsh, a Republican from Aberdeen (from left) and Sen. Dean Takko (D-Longview) each voted against efforts in the legislature to allow Washington to adopt daylight saving time year-round. Rep. Brian Blake (D-Aberdeen) and most other regional lawmakers voted for the House bill. Photo by Sean Harding | Washington Newspaper Publishers Association

Daylight saving all the time proposed for state

Washington residents could have the option to vote on permanent daylight saving time; Senate passes bill allowing residents to vote on adoption of daylight saving time

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A crew from A-1 Roofing Inc. replaces the roof on the Chehalis Valley Historical Society roof Monday, March 18, in Montesano. The new roof was made possible by $15,000 donations from both Kelsey Foundation and Grays Harbor Community Foundation. Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group

Montesano museum gets new roof

“In the past few years, we’ve painted the inside of the museum, put new siding on it, replaced the windows and put in a new heating system,” Hooper said.

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Firefighters from Grays Harbor Fire District 5 extinguish a bush fire March 2 in Satsop. So far, crews from Fire District 5 have responded to two brush fires. Photo courtesy Brian Baldwin, Grays Harbor Fire District 5

Fire District 5 responds to 2 brush fires in March

One of the fires required crews from three fire districts as well as the Elma Fire Department to get under control. The state Department of Natural Resources is investigating its cause.

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Elma, Monte get wins in season openers

Offenses come alive late for Eagles and Bulldogs

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Going the Rounds: Elma, South Bend tourney runs provide feel-good stories

Deep state tournament runs help wash away bitter taste of past disappointments

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Knowledge is key in preparing for life’s biggest purchase

Shopping for a home? Community partnerships let you learn before you buy


Are you ready for the Northwest Washington Fair?

Northwest Washington Fair brings 6 days of fun and a FULL entertainment lineup!

What’s on your must-see-and-do list for this year’s Northwest Washington Fair? Returning…


Domestic violence IS preventable: July 21’s Refuse To Abuse 5k is a unique run/walk through every level of Safeco Field, from the players’ tunnel to the final lap around the field.

LifeWire provides a lifeline for woman fleeing abuse

Refuse to Abuse 5K at Safeco Field raises funds and awareness to fight domestic violence



Area man builds garage for car, Vidette reports 100 years ago

It might have been a slow news week in 1919.

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Brunell: Trade issues coalesce Washington’s delegation

While Democrats and Republicans are at one another’s throats on most issues these days, it is gratifying that when it comes to promoting our state’s products internationally, they coalesce.


Harborites should back state plastic sack ban

Senate Bill 5323 aims to reduce “pollution from plastic bags” by taking that ban statewide. It has cleared the Senate and is working its way through the state House.

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