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Trash can escapee back in custody

James Lee Bartholomew, of Hoquiam who escaped jail last month by hiding in a trash can, is apprehended in Tumwater, will face additional charges.

  • Jul 19th, 2019

 

Man charged with rape, kidnapping of area 12-year-old

Crimes allegedly committed in McCleary

 

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP
                                No bear in the festival stew didn’t stop hundreds from nabbing a plateful at the McCleary Bear Festival Saturday.

60th annual McCleary Bear Festival packs the town Saturday

Hundreds of people, mostly families, lined West Simpson Avenue and Third Street…

 

(Photo courtesy Helen Hepp, Friends of Schafer and Lake Sylvia) Workers smooth cement for the foundation of a new pavilion at Lake Sylvia in Montesano. The pavilion is designed to be used year-round. New bathrooms and improvements to accessability also will be constructed.

Lake Sylvia pavilion work progressing

Foundation is set with goal of finishing in October.

  • Jul 18th, 2019
(Photo courtesy Helen Hepp, Friends of Schafer and Lake Sylvia) Workers smooth cement for the foundation of a new pavilion at Lake Sylvia in Montesano. The pavilion is designed to be used year-round. New bathrooms and improvements to accessability also will be constructed.

Monte to discuss future of park facilities near Courthouse

City to hold meeting to discuss future of three area parks.

  • Jul 17th, 2019
A sign is posted Friday, July 12, 2019, at the locked gate on the road to access the Montesano city forest. The city has decided to block vehicle traffic into the forest for the time being. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

Monte locks forest gates early

Residents frustrated as city tries to work out plans for protecting forest, access

  • Jul 18th, 2019
A sign is posted Friday, July 12, 2019, at the locked gate on the road to access the Montesano city forest. The city has decided to block vehicle traffic into the forest for the time being. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

Superior Court case log for Thursday, July 18, 2019.

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  • Jul 18th, 2019
Photos by Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group
                                LeMay’s Grays Harbor Transfer Station nears completion Friday, July 12, at 29 Gavett Lane west of Montesano. The station opens Aug. 1 near the National Guard Armory on Clemons Road. At the left are the public scales, at the right is the structure that will cover the recycling receptacles.

New garbage and recycling station set to open

East County location will keep commercial traffic separate from public in hope of improving safety.

  • Jul 18th, 2019
Photos by Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group
                                LeMay’s Grays Harbor Transfer Station nears completion Friday, July 12, at 29 Gavett Lane west of Montesano. The station opens Aug. 1 near the National Guard Armory on Clemons Road. At the left are the public scales, at the right is the structure that will cover the recycling receptacles.

Library system wants to hear from residents

Meeting is Wednesday in Montesano

  • Jul 15th, 2019

Resurfacing planned for state Route 8 starting Monday

Expect single lane closures to begin Monday on state Route 8 as…

  • Jul 12th, 2019
In fall 1947, the Montesano Class of 1959 entered first grade. On July 20, they will hold their 60th reunion at Friends Landing. (Photo from 1959 Sylvan yearbook for Montesano High School)

Class of 1959 to hold 60th reunion

It’s at 1 p.m. July 20 at Friends Landing, 300 Katon Road, Montesano.

  • Jul 17th, 2019
In fall 1947, the Montesano Class of 1959 entered first grade. On July 20, they will hold their 60th reunion at Friends Landing. (Photo from 1959 Sylvan yearbook for Montesano High School)

Homeless camp sweep on hold until judge’s clarification

The city of Aberdeen has delayed its plan to provide 72-hours notice…

Superior Court case log for Thursday, July 11, 2019.

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  • Jul 11th, 2019

Corrections for July 11, 2019

These things happen

  • Jul 11th, 2019

Deaths for July 11, 2019

Three death notices were received by The Vidette.

  • Jul 11th, 2019

Residency program at Summit approved

Summit Pacific Medical Center can expect its first class of residents in June

  • Jul 11th, 2019

Summit hopes Blue Zones can help heal community

Company advises communities to make better lifestyle choices, live better.

  • Jul 11th, 2019
Denny Foster stands Monday, July 1, next to his 1954 Ford Sunliner, which he restored, at his Montesano home. Foster will enter the car in the Historic Montesano Car Show, which is 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 20 in Monte. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

Car show returns to Monte

Weekend of events starts July 19 with the big show on July 20.

  • Jul 10th, 2019
Denny Foster stands Monday, July 1, next to his 1954 Ford Sunliner, which he restored, at his Montesano home. Foster will enter the car in the Historic Montesano Car Show, which is 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 20 in Monte. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

Sound Publishing sells Pacific County Press

Sound Publishing Inc. has announced the sale of the weekly Pacific County…

  • Jul 10th, 2019

PUD plans outage in East County

About 60 customers will be dark for several hours Thursday.

  • Jul 10th, 2019