La Push man killed in wreck south of Forks

A 70-year-old La Push man was killed in a single-vehicle wreck on U.S. Highway 101 south of Forks at 9:40 p.m. Friday. The… Continue reading

Emergency dispatch center merger on the table

Two Port Angeles officials will meet with the JeffCom 9-1-1 board next week to discuss a possible merger with Peninsula Communications. City… Continue reading

Port Townsend, East Jefferson Fire-Rescue boards to consider annexation for February ballot

City of Port Townsend and East Jefferson Fire Rescue officials have agreed to pursue annexation of the city into the fire district,… Continue reading

Quileute Tribe gets $44.1 million to build school on higher ground

The Quileute Tribe has received $44.1 million in federal funding to move its school to higher ground, officials said Tuesday. Tara MacLean… Continue reading

Oral testimony on Jefferson County draft shooting range law expunged

All oral testimony given on Oct. 1 about a proposed county shooting range ordinance will be expunged from the record, Jefferson County… Continue reading

Fate of massive Port Townsend tree in the air after portion damages vehicles, wires

A beloved Monterey cypress tree in the uptown district, said to be 150 years old, will be examined by an arborist this… Continue reading

Port Angeles staff to tell of plans for Lincoln Street upgrade at open house

The city of Port Angeles will host an open house to share preliminary concepts for safety improvements to Lincoln Street on Wednesday.… Continue reading

Interim port director glad to return home to Port Townsend

Saying that he’s now returned home, Jim Pivarnik has settled in at the helm of the Port of Port Townsend as interim… Continue reading

Teacher aims to add Oxford House in Port Angeles

An elementary school teacher who has seen the effects of addiction firsthand is renovating a home so that recovering drug addicts can… Continue reading

Port Townsend man plans to trek across United States in cause of mental health

Bryan Jacobsen is searching for some answers. Most people would take a walk in the woods or a short hike to the… Continue reading

In this file photo, the execution chamber at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla is shown with the witness gallery behind glass at right. Washington state’s Supreme Court has ruled that the death penalty violates its Constitution. Thursday’s ruling makes Washington the latest state to do away with capital punishment. They ordered that people currently on death row have their sentences converted to life in prison. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

State justices toss out death penalty

Washington’s Supreme Court struck down the state’s death penalty Thursday, ruling that it had been used… Continue reading

  • Oct 12, 2018
In this file photo, the execution chamber at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla is shown with the witness gallery behind glass at right. Washington state’s Supreme Court has ruled that the death penalty violates its Constitution. Thursday’s ruling makes Washington the latest state to do away with capital punishment. They ordered that people currently on death row have their sentences converted to life in prison. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Port Townsend Yacht Club offers marine trades scholarships

A Port Townsend Yacht Club program aims to help those looking to learn maritime skills. Applications for the club’s 2019 scholarship awards… Continue reading

Sequim forum to focus on commercial aquaculture Saturday

The Sierra Club’s North Olympic Group and the Sierra Club Chapter Water Salmon Committee will host “Industrial Aquaculture: Food or Folly? Losing the… Continue reading

OMC urges federal agency to ditch plan for Medicare, Medicaid cuts

Loud and clear. Olympic Medical Center officials made their concerns clear about proposed changes to Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements during a visit… Continue reading

Sequim declines $1M loan for Prairie Street, looks to still do public outreach

Funding won’t be coming through quite as planned for projected work on Prairie Street. Sequim’s Public Works director David Garlington told city council… Continue reading

Sequim Schools to host emergency service, safety forum

The Sequim School District plans a forum to address a variety of safety issues and potential crises that could affect the community, from… Continue reading

Alzheimer’s walk slated for Sunday in Port Angeles

Saturday, not Sunday. PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles edition… Continue reading

Sentence given after fatal abuse: No jail time for Michelle Ward

A trained child care provider accused of failing to report her mother’s fatal abuse of 2½-year-old family member Isaac Ward Martinez was… Continue reading

Mad Hatters look pretty in pink

The 21st annual Mad Hatters Tea party and luncheon raised about $10,000 for donation to Olympic Medical Center’s Cancer Center and Operation Uplift,… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Election meetings set for Peninsula … and other items

The Clallam County Elections Office is conducting a logic and accuracy test on its ballot tabulation equipment at 1 p.m. Tuesday, while the Jefferson County… Continue reading