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Green Jade defendant’s guilty plea will stand

Green Jade defendant Fen Shou Chen had his request to withdraw his…

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                                An 87-year-old Montesano woman died in a car accident on State Route 12 on Monday.

Montesano woman dies in vehicle collision along highway

A Montesano woman was killed in a car accident Monday afternoon on…

  • Sep 26th, 2018
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                                An 87-year-old Montesano woman died in a car accident on State Route 12 on Monday.
Shannon Walker, center, answers a question from the audience at an autonomous vehicle policy conference on Sept. 19. She was joined in a panel by Steve Marshall, left, and Dr. Anne Brown. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo

Self-driving vehicles are coming and cities know it

Public and private sector representatives met to discuss the future of autonomous vehicle policy.

Shannon Walker, center, answers a question from the audience at an autonomous vehicle policy conference on Sept. 19. She was joined in a panel by Steve Marshall, left, and Dr. Anne Brown. Aaron Kunkler/staff photo
Mike Benbow | The Herald file
                                You can watch brown bears compete for salmon online. The camera is set up and broadcast by Explore.org at Brooks Falls in Alaska’s Katmai National Park. Bears compete to claim their spot to get all the best salmon, while teaching young cubs how to survive in the wild.

Live bear cam: Let the fishing begin

Watch bears in Alaska’s Katmai National Park catch their dinner live.

  • Sep 26th, 2018
Mike Benbow | The Herald file
                                You can watch brown bears compete for salmon online. The camera is set up and broadcast by Explore.org at Brooks Falls in Alaska’s Katmai National Park. Bears compete to claim their spot to get all the best salmon, while teaching young cubs how to survive in the wild.
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Yowza! Twerk, emoji and facepalm are added to Scrabble dictionary, OK?

Merriam-Webster has announced 300 new words have been added to the spelling game

  • Sep 26th, 2018
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Officials from Monte and hospital come to different diagnosis

Two hospitals, two mission statements. One has a mission: “To heal, comfort…

  • Sep 26th, 2018

Montesano woman dies in collision on US 12 near Aberdeen

Washington State Patrol troopers investigated a vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 12…

  • Sep 25th, 2018

Cleverly takes over as deputy director of emergency management

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

  • Sep 22nd, 2018
O-Town Brewing of Olympia was on-hand at 2017’s Catch Montesano Fish and Brew Fest downtown. Brewer Jason Stenzel offered a freshly poured beer to an attendee inside Whitney’s detail shop.

Fish and Brew Fest on tap

Four breweries, a winery and a distillery will share their wares at Catch Montesano Fish and Brew Fest on Sept. 29.

  • Sep 20th, 2018
O-Town Brewing of Olympia was on-hand at 2017’s Catch Montesano Fish and Brew Fest downtown. Brewer Jason Stenzel offered a freshly poured beer to an attendee inside Whitney’s detail shop.

County Tourism Office wants to make your festival more festive

Three kinds of grants are available to nonprofits in Grays Harbor County.

  • Sep 20th, 2018

Portions of burn ban lifted

The Grays Harbor County burn ban has been modified to allow for…

  • Sep 20th, 2018

Three more chances to get into state parks for free

Parks for free Washington’s state parks are celebrating National Public Lands Day…

  • Sep 20th, 2018

Wynooche? Wynoochee? The name that’s hard to get

Chehalis Valley Historical Society has a “bonee” to pick.

  • Sep 20th, 2018

Cost of garbage about to go up

The Elma City Council voted on Monday to approve a requested rate…

  • Sep 19th, 2018

It’s Official: Safeco Field Will Get $135 Million in Taxpayer Funds

Critical King County Councilmembers call plan “a fleecing” and “irresponsible.”

Details emerge on Summit Pacific’s residency clinic project

Elma’s Summit Pacific Medical Center and Hospital District No. 1 are in…

  • Sep 14th, 2018

VIDEO: Effort to move Olympic National Park goats to new home is underway

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — Olympic National Park’s mountain goats have begun a…

Mitzi Schindele, president of the Olympic Public Access Coalition.

Coalition seeks to preserve, increase access to public lands

Mitzi Schindele lives in Montesano and considers the upper Wynoochee Valley her…

Mitzi Schindele, president of the Olympic Public Access Coalition.

Tentative fall razor clam schedule announced

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has released a tentative schedule…

  • Sep 13th, 2018

Port Townsend display illustrates battle some veterans face at home

By Jeannie McMacken Peninsula Daily News PORT TOWNSEND — On a small…