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Chomp and a chat with the Elma chief

Elma Police Chief Susan Shultz has lunch with students at Elma High School

  • Oct 9th, 2018

Votes pending on Monte teachers’ contract

Negotiators for the Montesano School District and Montesano Education Association have a handshake agreement on a contract for teachers.

  • Oct 8th, 2018
Members of the Timberland Regional Library’s Facilities Committee meet with TRL staff Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at TRL offices in Tumwater. Corby Varness, second from right, expressed frustration at the way a Capitol Facilities Proposal had been made public during the meeting.

Library system’s Facilities Committee will recommend rejecting proposal

Proposal released last week is “a starting point” and many more meetings, including to gather public input, are expected.

  • Oct 4th, 2018
Members of the Timberland Regional Library’s Facilities Committee meet with TRL staff Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at TRL offices in Tumwater. Corby Varness, second from right, expressed frustration at the way a Capitol Facilities Proposal had been made public during the meeting.

Workers’ health costs continue to rise, eroding wages, new survey finds

The increases extend a long-running trend that is pinching workers and their families.

  • Oct 4th, 2018

How can someone watch porn in sight of kids at the library? Because it’s legal

A Gig Harbor mother was shocked last week when she spotted a man watching porn on a Pierce County Library computer.

  • Oct 4th, 2018

FEMA sends ‘Presidential Alert’ to millions of US phones

Unless you were able to find a remote location where cell towers can’t reach, you got a text from the president on Wednesday.

  • Oct 4th, 2018

Why Australia’s famed gun control laws probably wouldn’t reduce shooting deaths in America

By Karen Kaplan Los Angeles Times On a Sunday in the Tasmanian…

  • Oct 4th, 2018
Photo courtesy Chris Daley Photography
                                Rally car racing returns to Grays Harbor County this weekend with the Tour de Forest. Races Saturday will be on logging roads about 21 miles north on the Wynoochee Valley Road. The weekend event also has a race Sunday near Shelton. It ends Sunday at the state Capitol in Olympia.

Rally car racing returns to East County

American Rally Association championship rally car race starts Saturday at the Grays Harbor County Courthouse.

  • Oct 4th, 2018
Photo courtesy Chris Daley Photography
                                Rally car racing returns to Grays Harbor County this weekend with the Tour de Forest. Races Saturday will be on logging roads about 21 miles north on the Wynoochee Valley Road. The weekend event also has a race Sunday near Shelton. It ends Sunday at the state Capitol in Olympia.

Summit Pacificwill get invite to Monte Council meeting

Work continuing to bring residency clinic to Montesano.

  • Oct 4th, 2018

Library board member eases fears of fans of Montesano facility

Proposal did not follow proper procedures for such drastic change, Corby Varness says.

  • Oct 4th, 2018

Master Gardener events set for October

The Washington State University Master Gardeners of Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties have scheduled two events in early October.

  • Oct 4th, 2018

Summit will get invite to Monte Council meeting

Work continuing to bring residency clinic to Montesano.

  • Oct 4th, 2018

Man killed in Porter logging accident identified

The Rochester man killed in a logging accident Tuesday, Sept. 25, near…

  • Oct 3rd, 2018

Montesano district, teachers union enter contract mediation

By Michael Lang The Vidette The people in this dispute are neighbors,…

  • Oct 2nd, 2018
Educators and their families crowd the Simpson Elementary library Thursday, Sept. 27, during the Montesano School Board meeting. Photo by Michael Lang, Grays Harbor News Group

Montesano district, teachers union to enter contract mediation

Monte teachers show up in force for School Board meeting after mediation announcement. District officials and educators both shared their frustration.

  • Oct 1st, 2018
Educators and their families crowd the Simpson Elementary library Thursday, Sept. 27, during the Montesano School Board meeting. Photo by Michael Lang, Grays Harbor News Group
Screenshot from “20 A.C.” 
                                Members of Aberdeen band Gebular talk during an interview for “20 A.C.”

Cobain and Nirvana’s influence on local music scene takes center stage in “20 A.C.”

More than two decades have passed since the death of legendary Nirvana…

Screenshot from “20 A.C.” 
                                Members of Aberdeen band Gebular talk during an interview for “20 A.C.”

Cleverly takes over as deptuy director of emergency management

Hannah Cleverly of Aberdeen is the new deputy director of Grays Harbor…

  • Sep 27th, 2018

Montesano distict and teachers enter mediation over contract

The first day of school in the Montesano School District was Aug…

  • Sep 27th, 2018

U.S Senate approves opioid legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Senate this week advanced legislation intended to…

Structural engineers and recovery team begin work on Armory building

Structural engineers and a recovery team have started work on Aberdeen’s Armory…

  • Sep 26th, 2018