NEWS BRIEFS: Scholarship available to community … and other items

The city of Sequim is accepting applications for a scholarship from the Association of Washington Cities. The association’s Center for Quality Communities Scholarship… Continue reading

PHOTO: Ahoy, Coho — ferry returns after three-week dry dock maintenance

The ferry MV Coho sails into Port Angeles Harbor on Tuesday evening after spending three weeks out of service for its annual dry dock maintenance… Continue reading

Women Veterans Conference and Luncheon postponed

The Women Veterans Conference and Luncheon scheduled for Friday has been delayed because of the weather. “The conference, Feb. 8th, has been delayed… Continue reading

PT to hire recruiter: Council seeks to fill city manager position

The Port Townsend City Council will hire a recruiter to find candidates for its second city manager. After months of soliciting the… Continue reading

Clallam County commissioners discuss process for climate change talks

The Clallam County commissioners are getting closer to engaging the county in a week-long conversation about climate change. Commissioners discussed how to… Continue reading

Code of conduct ordinance to be discussed in public hearing

Threats to judges and others working in public county buildings have prompted an ordinance that defines acceptable behavior and conduct. The proposed… Continue reading

PHOTO: Ready for more snow action in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Above, state Department of Transportation maintenance specialist Geoff McLain prepares to take a snowplow-equipped truck out onto the highway from the Port Angeles maintenance yard… Continue reading

PHOTO: First 2019 bill passes in state

Gov. Jay Inslee signs the first bill of the 2019 legislative session at a ceremony in the State Reception Room on Monday. Substitute House Bill… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2019

Secretary of State seeks funds for new archives building

In the Washington State Archives building, records are tightly packed in shelves, file boxes and leather-bound… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2019

NEWS BRIEFS: Area students make college honor lists … and other items

Several former North Olympic Peninsula students were named to Washington State University’s fall 2018 president’s honor roll. To qualify, a student must be… Continue reading

Women Veterans Conference set for Friday

The third annual Women Veterans Conference and Luncheon will offer area women veterans an opportunity to network and learn more about accessible resources… Continue reading

North Olympic Peninsula wrestles with first lowland snowstorm of winter

Closures, delays, wrecks follow system influenced by Fraser Outflow

Peninsula residents toil, play in snow following storm

Residents across the North Olympic Peninsula spent Monday dealing with the first real winter storm of the season, which led to school closures, delays and… Continue reading

Jefferson commissioners take next step on solid waste disposal deal

Republic Services has been the contractor for the past 20 years

NEWS BRIEFS: Peninsula College board of trustees will meet Feb. 12; OMC awards employee

The Peninsula College Board of Trustees will hold its February meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 12. The board will meet at 2 p.m.… Continue reading

Clallam Fair queen coronation this month

The coronation of the Clallam County Fair queen and her court will be Saturday, Feb. 16. Saydee Peters of Forks, Rebekah Parker… Continue reading

Green New Deal watch parties set in Port Angeles, Port Townsend on Tuesday

Olympic Climate Action will host two Green New Deal watch parties from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. A Port Angeles gathering will be at… Continue reading

Domestic violence offender registry proposed

Effort is to give the public access to a domestic violence offender registry as lawmakers push bill to hold domestic violence offenders accountable

  • Feb 4, 2019