Brenda Hanrahan

Port Angeles: All-day kindergarten to debut next year for some children

PORT ANGELES -- About 75 children in public schools will attend all-day kindergarten classes starting next year in the hopes of better preparing them for… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Tribal group hopes to raise funds for playground

NEAH BAY -- A group of Makah tribal members is hoping to raise enough money to give elementary school children a place to play. About… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Friends of Monroe School to bid adieu to 55-year-old campus Thursday

PORT ANGELES --Monroe Elementary School students will walk through the schools' halls, sit in their classrooms and see all of their friends and teachers together… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Monroe School will close June 30

PORT ANGELES -- Monroe Elementary School will be closed after 55 years of service to thousands of youngsters. The Port Angeles School District board voted… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Carbon dating shows Klallam village at graving yard site around 1,700 years old

PORT ANGELES -- Standing in an area of the state graving yard where her ancestors once cooked seafood in 300 A.D., Lower Elwha Klallam Chairwoman… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Makah, federal government rebuffed in bid for reconsideration of whaling halt

NEAH BAY -- The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday to deny the Makah tribe's petition with the federal government to reconsider its… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Compromise plan to keep Monroe School open has strings attached

PORT ANGELES -- A compromise proposal to keep Monroe Elementary School open next year was proposed by two members of the Port Angeles School District… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Hundreds visit Makah museum during 25th anniversary celebration

NEAH BAY -- Hundreds of people visited the Makah Cultural and Research Center over the weekend during the museum's 25th anniversary. "Today, I am really… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Boy Scouts linked to vandalism near Ozette petroglyphs will do service work

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK -- A Boy Scout troop responsible for vandalism to rocks near centuries-old Makah petroglyphs will conduct several days of community service later… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Silver anniversary this weekend of museum that focuses, preserves Makah history

NEAH BAY -- Tribal members celebrate the Makah Cultural and Research Center's 25th anniversary this weekend and remember the discovery of a longhouse at Ozette… Continue reading

Port Angeles: High school principal gains assistant superintendent title

Port Angeles High School Principal Michelle Reid has been named the school district's assistant superintendent for curriculum and assessment and secondary programs. Reid will assume… Continue reading

Joyce: Crescent School levy passes by third of a percent — three votes

JOYCE -- Cheers echoed through the halls of Crescent School on Friday morning as teachers and students learned the proposed four-year $1.31 million maintenance and… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Dicks blames Bush administration for budget constraints

Rep. Norm Dicks says an additional $6 million annually is needed to preserve and protect Olympic National Park and to adequately provide visitor services for… Continue reading

Peninsula: Business and civic leaders meet with college president

PORT ANGELES -- Peninsula College needs to offer more training courses on managing and supervising employees and a wide array of other topics to help… Continue reading

Paddle Journey route changes

Local tribes will begin pulling their cedar canoes through the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Pacific Ocean in late July to reach the end… Continue reading

Joyce: Second tally puts Crescent School District levy just 0.09% ahead; final ballot count this week

JOYCE -- Crescent School District officials must wait about five more days to see if a proposed $1.31 million maintenance and operations levy passes. As… Continue reading

West End: 30-year Forks doctor named state’s Family Physician of the Year

FORKS -- A doctor who has practiced family medicine on the West End for more than three decades has been named the state's Family Physician… Continue reading

Lower Elwha elect new tribal council leader

PORT ANGELES -- The Lower Elwha Klallam tribe has a new leader -- Frances G. Charles. Charles was elected by eligible tribal members Wednesday to… Continue reading

Crescent levy too close to call, just three votes shy of passage Tuesday night

JOYCE -- A $1.31 million maintenance and operations levy is microscopically shy of the 60 percent voter approval needed after first results were tallied Tuesday… Continue reading

Joyce: Fourth attempt at Crescent school levy decided today

JOYCE -- The fate of Crescent School District's fourth attempt in less than two years to pass a $1.31 million maintenance and operations levy will… Continue reading