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(Stephanie Morton | The Vidette)                                Construction continues on the Vaughan Company’s 90,000 expansion project. The company is adding two metal buildings — one for inventory and one for welding — to its Montesano facility.

Vaughan Company’s 92,000 sq. ft. expansion

Construction began in June and is expected to be completed in April 2017.

  • Oct 6th, 2016
(Stephanie Morton | The Vidette)                                Construction continues on the Vaughan Company’s 90,000 expansion project. The company is adding two metal buildings — one for inventory and one for welding — to its Montesano facility.
Bob Kirkpatrick | Grays Harbor Newspaper Group                                Jim Walsh reacts to Teresa Purcell during the Legislative Forum held Thursday at Aberdeen High School.

19th District candidate forum covers broad range of issues

Needs of rural areas dominated the conversation that included many of the region’s problems

  • Sep 29th, 2016
Bob Kirkpatrick | Grays Harbor Newspaper Group                                Jim Walsh reacts to Teresa Purcell during the Legislative Forum held Thursday at Aberdeen High School.
(Corey Morris | The Vidette) Wenzel Slough Road at Vance Creek was impassible on Nov. 18, 2015, due to flood waters. A draft programmatic EIS has been released for the Chehalis Basin Strategy which looks to mitigate flooding impacts throughout the basin.

Flooding project EIS taking comments; public hearings planned

Comment period closes on Oct. 31

(Corey Morris | The Vidette) Wenzel Slough Road at Vance Creek was impassible on Nov. 18, 2015, due to flood waters. A draft programmatic EIS has been released for the Chehalis Basin Strategy which looks to mitigate flooding impacts throughout the basin.
Flooding project EIS taking comments; public hearings planned

Flooding project EIS taking comments; public hearings planned

Comment period closes on Oct. 31

  • Sep 29th, 2016
Flooding project EIS taking comments; public hearings planned
Retail marijuana in rural Elma hopes to showcase retail experience

Retail marijuana in rural Elma hopes to showcase retail experience

Cutie Judy’s Cannabis Company opened Sept. 12

  • Sep 29th, 2016
Retail marijuana in rural Elma hopes to showcase retail experience

East County man suspected of rape of a child arrested after standoff

Original call was at 3:15 a.m., suspect surrendered at 6:45 p.m.

  • Sep 29th, 2016

As winter approaches, sign up for emergency notices

Grays Harbor County Emergency Managment officials urge residents to stay informed about severe weather forecasts.

  • Sep 29th, 2016

Classes offered by WSU Extension/DNR for small-scale forest owners

Forest Stewardship class provides forest owners with training and coaching

  • Sep 29th, 2016

County’s 2017 general fund budget will be tight

Grays Harbor County’s general fund will face another shoe-string year in 2017 as department requests exceed revenue.

  • Sep 29th, 2016

Elma School District looks at curriculum; Montesano School District director resigns

Curriculum adoption process begins in Elma with support of Educational Service District; Montesano School Board to fill vacancy left by Caleb Backholm of District 1.

Late Aberdeen man leaves almost a million dollars to local college

Late Aberdeen man leaves almost a million dollars to local college

Kenneth Millen surprised the college with the extent of his gift

  • Sep 29th, 2016
Late Aberdeen man leaves almost a million dollars to local college
New uniforms for EHS marching band

New uniforms for EHS marching band

Out with the ’90s, in with the contemporary for Elma’s band

New uniforms for EHS marching band

Public Record: Elma Police log, Sept. 29

Calls recently received by the Elma Police Department

  • Sep 29th, 2016

Silken tents signal arrival of fall webworm.

While unsightly, fall webworms and their tents cause little damage.

  • Sep 29th, 2016

Fire melts Ice in first fire versus police basketball game

Funds raised in inaugural game support youth activities and scholarships in Grays Harbor

  • Sep 28th, 2016
Sheriff says County Clerk leaked arrest information

Sheriff says County Clerk leaked arrest information

Pastor Adair Krack apparently knew arrest for molestation was coming

Sheriff says County Clerk leaked arrest information
Multiage class at Simpson; First days of school at Satsop and EHS

Multiage class at Simpson; First days of school at Satsop and EHS

Enrollment on track, school trips information

Multiage class at Simpson; First days of school at Satsop and EHS
Learning about erosion at watershed fest

Learning about erosion at watershed fest

Picture from Chehalis Watershed Festival at Simpson School on Sept. 17

  • Sep 22nd, 2016
Learning about erosion at watershed fest

Accused pastor and teacher in court Monday

Pleads not guilty

  • Sep 22nd, 2016

Ales and anglers unite at Monte Fish and Brew Fest

Inaugural event on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1

  • Sep 22nd, 2016