Montesano’s Lindsay Pace flexes after picking up a base hit in the state championship game in May. Pace was named the 1A State Player of the Year on Tuesday. (Photo by Shawn Donnelly)

Pace Setter: Montesano’s Lindsay Pace named State Player of the Year

Bulldogs pitcher leads group of 18 Twin Harbors athletes named to All-State teams


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

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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.

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Montesano natives Cynthia Crisp (from left), Joe Sackrider and Becki Sackrider pose Tuesday, July 9 outside The Vidette offices in Montesano with their shuffleboard cues and awards. The trio recently returned from Albuquerque, New Mexico, where they placed in the National Senior Games for their age group. (Photo by Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

Monte natives win National Senior Games awards

Three members of Monte High Class of 1967 return victorious from Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Library system wants to hear from residents

Meeting is Wednesday in Montesano

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Grays Harbor Gulls fall to Snohomish, need help to stay out of relegation

Gulls fall 4-1 on Saturday, will remain in WWPL Divison I with Federal Way loss




Comcast honors Ocosta High School student

Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program awards $95,000 in scholarships to Washington students


Explore beautiful Ocean Shores during the annual Sand and Sawdust Festival

Great art can come from the roar of chainsaws or the serenity of the sea


Close to home: Small-town feel, big-city dental service in Elma

Elma Family Dental your one-stop shop for keeping your teeth in tip-top shape


Comcast Uniquely Positioned to Bridge Seattle’s Digital Divide

The City of Seattle Technology Access and Adoption study showed that more…



Lack of whiskey boats irks anglers, 125 years ago this week

Pages of the Past for July 18, 2019

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The naming ceremony for the Spirit of Montesano is held circa 1945 at Lindbergh Field in San Diego. (The Vidette files)

Railroad comes one step closer to Aberdeen in 1894

Pages of the Past for July 11, 2019.

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Brunell: Historic events reunite us, reveal our qualities if not green cheese

We could use an Apollo 11 mission today.

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Jerry Cornfield: New statewide election system causing concern among auditors

County auditors are wrestling with the slowdowns and bugaboos of a sparkling new $9.5 million statewide elections system known as VoteWa.

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