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Best of Twin Harbors balloting starts soon

It’s time again to vote for your favorite businesses, services and reasons…

  • Feb 20th, 2020

Stevens Elementary bond issue lags by narrowest of margins

Elma stadium bond issue still trails also

  • Feb 20th, 2020

Local Farm Bureau looking to expand memberships

The Grays Harbor/Pacific Farm Bureau is offering free memberships for a limited…

  • Feb 20th, 2020

Births for the week of Feb. 20, 2020

Area hospitals can submit birth announcements by sending them in an email to editor@thevidette.com.

  • Feb 20th, 2020

Pancake run is set for Saturday in McCleary

McCleary will host a Shrove Day Pancake Race on Saturday (Feb. 22).…

  • Feb 20th, 2020

Chehalis River, all tributaries closed to all fishing

Wynoochee, Satsop among rivers also closed due to low steelhead returns; Humptulips still open

  • Feb 20th, 2020

Geography bee leads to a treat for classroom

The Lopez family, of El Rancho, gave all 30 kids an enchilada lunch

  • Feb 20th, 2020

CORRECTION: Early morning accident sends two to hospital

Vehicle left state Route 107 around 3:30 a.m.

  • Feb 14th, 2020
Statues, on display Feb. 6, 2020, are a recent addition at The Moore Gallery in Montesano. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

Pictures from The Moore Gallery

Take a tour of the artist’s work and the diverse goods they offer.

  • Feb 13th, 2020
Statues, on display Feb. 6, 2020, are a recent addition at The Moore Gallery in Montesano. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)
Trina Moore pauses while discussing her work Jan. 29, 2020, at her gallery, The Moore Gallery, in Montesano. The painting behind her recently sold for $5,400. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

Artist finding success in Montesano

Moore Gallery features oil paintings by area painter, books, statues and fresh air

  • Feb 13th, 2020
Trina Moore pauses while discussing her work Jan. 29, 2020, at her gallery, The Moore Gallery, in Montesano. The painting behind her recently sold for $5,400. (Michael Lang | Grays Harbor News Group)

County adding audio of commissioner meetings to online database

The county is adding audio from the morning Grays Harbor Commission meetings…

  • Feb 13th, 2020

County receives federal grant to combat domestic violence

Domestic violence victims sometimes have to decide whether to stay in a…

  • Feb 13th, 2020
A dear pauses in a field around sunset Feb. 10 in Montesano. If you have a photo of East County that you would like to share with your neighbors, please email it to editor@thevidette.com. (Photo courtesy Paul Miller)                                 A dear pauses in a field around sunset Feb. 10 in Montesano. If you have a photo of East County that you would like to share with your neighbors, please email it to editor@thevidette.com. (Photo courtesy Paul Miller)                                 A dear pauses in a field around sunset Feb. 10 in Montesano. If you have a photo of East County that you would like to share with your neighbors, please email it to editor@thevidette.com. (Photo courtesy Paul Miller)

Deer at sunset

A dear pauses in a field around sunset Feb. 10 in Montesano.…

  • Feb 13th, 2020
A dear pauses in a field around sunset Feb. 10 in Montesano. If you have a photo of East County that you would like to share with your neighbors, please email it to editor@thevidette.com. (Photo courtesy Paul Miller)                                 A dear pauses in a field around sunset Feb. 10 in Montesano. If you have a photo of East County that you would like to share with your neighbors, please email it to editor@thevidette.com. (Photo courtesy Paul Miller)                                 A dear pauses in a field around sunset Feb. 10 in Montesano. If you have a photo of East County that you would like to share with your neighbors, please email it to editor@thevidette.com. (Photo courtesy Paul Miller)

Learn how to protect yourself against scams

Workshop in Monte will discuss latest trick scammers use and what you can do to avoid being taken.

  • Feb 13th, 2020
Needle exchange protest

Needle exchange protest

Photo from protest in Montesano.

  • Feb 13th, 2020
Needle exchange protest
The Grays Harbor presidential primary ballot, courtesy of the county Auditor’s Office

Presidential primary QA with Joe MacLean

County auditor answers questions about the upcoming election.

  • Feb 13th, 2020
The Grays Harbor presidential primary ballot, courtesy of the county Auditor’s Office
Oakville High School students who earned a spot on the principal’s award list for the first semester of the 2019-20 school year. (Photo courtesy Oakville School District)                                 Oakville High School students who earned a spot on the principal’s award list for the first semester of the 2019-20 school year. (Photo courtesy Oakville School District)

Student news from across East County and beyond

Honor Roll (for GPA of 3.5-4.0): Natalie Alleman, Trenton Alleman, Alecea Anderson,…

  • Feb 13th, 2020
Oakville High School students who earned a spot on the principal’s award list for the first semester of the 2019-20 school year. (Photo courtesy Oakville School District)                                 Oakville High School students who earned a spot on the principal’s award list for the first semester of the 2019-20 school year. (Photo courtesy Oakville School District)
photos by Michael Lang                                 Grays Harbor News Group                                Barbara Heller, of McCleary, plays a Plinko game while Veronica Gogo watches Friday, Jan. 31 at a celebration marking the year anniversary of the opening of the Summit Pacific Wellness Center in Elma. Gogo is a representative of Amerigroup, a managed care organization, which sponsored the event.

Wellness Center anniversary

Summit Pacific Medical Center on Jan. 31 celebrated the first anniversary of…

  • Feb 13th, 2020
photos by Michael Lang                                 Grays Harbor News Group                                Barbara Heller, of McCleary, plays a Plinko game while Veronica Gogo watches Friday, Jan. 31 at a celebration marking the year anniversary of the opening of the Summit Pacific Wellness Center in Elma. Gogo is a representative of Amerigroup, a managed care organization, which sponsored the event.

Commission happy with year’s first timber sale

The first timber sale of the the year is wrapping up, and…

  • Feb 12th, 2020
Last year, a person holds unexploded ammunition, likely from World War II anti-aircraft guns, that was found near Pacific Beach. The ordnance again has been found this year. (The Daily World file)

UPDATE: Ammunition, possibly from WWII, washes up again on beach

Joint Base Lewis-McChord team comes down to render munitions safe

  • Feb 11th, 2020
Last year, a person holds unexploded ammunition, likely from World War II anti-aircraft guns, that was found near Pacific Beach. The ordnance again has been found this year. (The Daily World file)