Archive for March, 2013


Where to cut? Mr. Budget here has it all figured out

The Wrap by Ron Judd The Seattle Times: Local News

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Political leaders gathering to honor Gardner

Political leaders are gathering to honor former Washington Gov. Booth Gardner. The Seattle Times: Local News

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Landslide, among state’s worst, still on the move

State geologists estimate Wednesday’s massive landslide on Whidbey Island moved enough earth to fill a football stadium 90 feet high. The Seattle Times: Local News

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Man still barricaded in home Wednesday night after shooting Hoquiam cop

As of 10 p.m., Police had not had contact for several hours with a man who barricaded himself in a home on the 2800 block of Aberdeen Avenue in Hoquiam after allegedly shooting a police officer Wednesday morning. Police had been talking to the man until about 4:30 p.m., when he fired several shots at […]

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Commissioners ponder scaling back cuts

MONTESANO — The Grays Harbor County Commissioners are mulling scaling back the 3.5 percent cuts mandated by the previous board as part of balancing this year’s budget. County Commissioner Wes Cormier broached the topic during the commissioners’ Monday morning meeting, noting that a lot of the departments are struggling as it is without dealing with […]

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Husband speaks briefly after service for wife, children

A memorial service was held in New Albany, Ind., on Saturday for Jaime Clutter and her two children, Brandon and Katelyn. The surviving husband and father, Michael, spoke to media briefly after the service. Local

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Knox awaits verdict from Italy’s highest court

Amanda Knox was “very anxious” as Italy’s top criminal court heard arguments Monday from prosecutors appealing her acquittal in the murder of her roommate, her lawyer said. The Seattle Times: Local News

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Winning $338M Powerball jackpot ticket sold in NJ

A single ticket sold in New Jersey matched all six numbers in Saturday night’s drawing for the $ 338.3 million Powerball jackpot, lottery officials said. It was the 13th drawing held in the days since a Virginia man won a $ 217 million jackpot Feb. 6. The Seattle Times: Local News

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Monte school board OKs grandstands design

The state champion Montesano High School football team will probably have to play its first “home” game next season away from home, and maybe the second, but there’s hope that new grandstands at Rottle Field will be completed by October. On Thursday, the Montesano School Board unanimously approved plans to rebuild the grandstands, which burned […]

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Videographer completes Tornow re-enactment ahead of dedication

At 6-foot-5 and 200 pounds, Justin Madanifard is a bit lankier than the legendary John Tornow, but he fit the picture perfectly for Sunday’s re-enactment of the ending of the tragic Wildman of the Wynooche story nearly 100 years ago. Tornow was slain on April 16, 1913, ending a 19-month manhunt for the man who […]

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