City Forest updates trail maps with help

Signage improvements intended to give public safer trail experience


McCleary balks at EMS rates

FD5 proposes EMS service hike to city


(Corey Morris | The Vidette) Drummers from the Sumner High School band, senior Jack Stark, junior Ethan Abel, senior Finn Payton and junior Austin Smith. When they played their drums, the lights lit up in a dazzling display.

Summer High School band marches in Monte parade

The band marched in memory of Carrie Henry, a former Montesano resident


Elma’s Flippin’ 50s closed

’50s-themed diner closes permanently due to financial pressures

More weed busts at court

Not guilty pleas entered by defendants in major marijuana case

Highway 8 lane shift expected

Temporary changes coming to SR 8 in McCleary

  • Dec 14th, 2017

County gets back in COG’s good graces

Commissioners opt for county to again become COG voting member

Hazardous waste facility cuts hours

Lack of state capital budget results in reduced operation times

  • Dec 14th, 2017

Birdsall convicted for 2015 rape

Aberdeen man convicted in rape case

  • Dec 7th, 2017

Elma council starts annexation for schools

Elma moves forward on school property annexation for grant purposes

County agrees to pay FD5 for fairgrounds coverage

Fire District 5 will collect payment from county for service to fairgrounds

GH County budget approved

Commissioners approve general fund budget for 2018

  • Dec 7th, 2017

Monte students learn fire fighting basics

Fire cadet program for high school students by Montesano Fire Department

Pot grow network bust presents problems for courts

Nearly 50 Chinese nationals arrested, county scrambles for interpreters.

Kiser passes food bank torch to Iverson

Montesano Food Bank leadership changes

Monte’s downtown standards continue uphill battle

Proposed standards have supporters, opponents.

Monte’s proposed RV code meets opposition

Opposition heard on proposed Montesano RV code

Downey Award presented to Carter

Carter earned Friends of Library award for years of service to community

Elma man gets 18-year sentence

Owens convicted in Spokane bank robbery shooting

  • Dec 7th, 2017

Cantata concert on Dec. 10

Montesano Methodist Church Presents 73rd Annual Christmas Cantata

  • Dec 7th, 2017