Prohibition in McCleary

Several years ago, the McCleary Museum proudly opened the Moonshine Exhibit in…

  • Sep 20th, 2018

Trip with family winds down summer

A wonderful summer and great way to start the new year.

  • Sep 20th, 2018

Lampson beating odds for family-owned businesses

By Don C. Brunell When one approaches the TriCities, it is impossible…

Few award-worthy performances at Kavanaugh hearings

A great thing (usually) about retirement is taking part in activities and…

  • Sep 13th, 2018

Montesano and Grays Harbor would be better served with hospital district switch

More doctors and more options equal better health care

  • Sep 6th, 2018

Much needed dose of Yogi Berra’s wit and wisdom

With today’s tension and rancor, we need a dose of Yogi Berra’s wit and wisdom to put things into perspective. Let’s start with “You can observe a lot by just watching,” because seeing what is happening now is very disconcerting.

Trade wars hit state’s cherry growers hard

Washington wheat, apple and cherry growers hoped U.S. and China trade negotiators would resolve differences and prevent imposition of damaging tariffs on our state’s leading crops. Unfortunately, that did not happened and the costs are adding up.

Bellevue company patent infringement win gives small inventors hope

In America, when people invent things, they expect their trade secrets to…

  • Aug 16th, 2018

After primary thrashing, GOP could be out of luck in Olympia

The Grand Old Party endured a good old-fashioned butt-whupping on primary night.

  • Aug 16th, 2018

Hello and I am not your enemy

“Sounding the pulse since 1883.” Those words are written on the plaque…

  • Aug 16th, 2018

America still does giving well

According to the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, Americans donated more than $410 billion in cash last year to nonprofit organizations.

  • Aug 9th, 2018

Ballot boxes are small price to pay for democracy

County leaders should embrace ballot boxes, while seeking recompense from state. Access to voting is far too valuable.

  • Aug 3rd, 2018

OPINION: School ending, summer beginning

A monthly column about growing up in Montesano.

  • Jun 7th, 2018

OPINION: Earning a bad label is hard to shake off

A weekly business column by Don C. Brunell.

  • May 31st, 2018

Summit Speaks: Increasing activity crucial to overall health

A monthly column written by a health care provider from Summit Pacific Medical Center in Elma.

  • May 31st, 2018

OPINION: A lesson about Mohney family

In a beautiful unassuming home in McCleary is a beautiful unassuming lady…

  • May 24th, 2018

OPINION: Lieutenant Dan needs a helping hand

On Sunday (May 27), actor/musician Gary Sinise will again co-host the National…

  • May 24th, 2018

GH Home and Garden Show, May 19, 20

By Mary Shane For The Vidette You’ll not want to miss this…

  • May 17th, 2018

LETTER: Mayor out of touch?

A letter to the Editor of The Vidette

  • May 17th, 2018

OPINION: Finding the right voice for the page

I’ve been a part of our communities for three and a half…

  • May 17th, 2018