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Sequim: Skipperless sailboat drifts into Dungeness Bay

SEQUIM -- A Seattle man is presumed missing in the Strait of Juan de Fuca after his 37-foot sailboat was found adrift in Dungeness Bay.… Continue reading


Port Angeles: Appraisal fair to benefit historical society

The Clallam County Historical Society is sponsoring an antique appraisal fair Saturday at the Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles. Anyone wondering about the… Continue reading


Port Angeles: Jefferson School groundbreaking ceremony planned

PORT ANGELES -- School district officials will host a symbolic groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday marking the beginning of the Jefferson Elementary School renovation project. The ceremony… Continue reading


Clallam: Crowd turns out for subdivision hearing

Concerns that a proposed subdivision will cause wells to dry up and pollute wildlife habitat were aired by potential neighbors during a public hearing Monday.… Continue reading

Active – receives a hero’s welcome

PORT ANGELES -- The Coast Guard cutter Active returned home to a hero's welcome Saturday. About 300 people waved and cheered as the 210-foot cutter… Continue reading

Peninsula: Clallam Transit changing routes, schedules

When summer bus schedules go into effect June 18, the Clallam Transit System will also make permanent changes to some bus routes and schedules. The… Continue reading

PENINSULA: IRS error rattles Peninsula taxpayers

Like other Jefferson and Clallam county residents, George and Margaret Geasey accepted the Internal Revenue Service's offer of a later tax-return deadline as a result… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Volunteers to reseed areas damaged by off-road vehicles

SEQUIM -- A work party is being planned to repair environmental damage caused by off-road vehicles in the Burnt Hill recreation area. Volunteers will gather… Continue reading

Fire damages Port Angeles home

PORT ANGELES -- A one-story house was heavily damaged by fire Saturday afternoon. No one was injured in the blaze at 126 W. 13th Street.… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Local woman working in Africa

> Susan MacDonald always dreamed of traveling to Africa. On May 16, the 1993 Port Angeles High School graduate's dream came true when she left… Continue reading

WEST END: Clallam Bay clinic losing medic to naval duty

> CLALLAM BAY -- Certified Physician Assistant Tom Hughes, Clallam Bay Medical Clinic director for more than four years, is being recalled to active duty… Continue reading

PENINSULA ROUNDUP: Patriotic ceremonies on Memorial Day

> Flags will fly and bagpipes will wail as veterans are remembered Monday. Memorial Day will be celebrated in veterans' centers, parks and cemeteries throughout… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Hero cutter – Active – to be welcomed home

> PORT ANGELES -- Community leaders are planning to welcome the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Active and its crew home in style when they return… Continue reading

CLALLAM: `Report card” on community to be released Tuesday

> Suicide attempts in Clallam County are two to three times the state average for some age groups, according to the second annual United Way… Continue reading

JOYCE: Communication concerns prompt school discussion

> JOYCE -- Nearly 30 residents turned out for a special meeting Thursday to voice concerns over an apparent communication problem in the Crescent School… Continue reading

FORKS: Organization chooses leaders

> Forks High School will send 24 students to the national Family, Career and Community Leaders of America conference on July 7 and 8 in… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Group headed to Japan

> PORT ANGELES -- Sixteen middle and high school students and 15 civic and business leaders left Tuesday on an eight-day trip to visit Port… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: School Board to interview superintendent recruiting firms

> PORT ANGELES -- The School Board decided Monday to interview three consulting firms -- the first step in its search for a new superintendent.… Continue reading

CHIMACUM: Schools name principal finalists

CHIMACUM -- New principals have been selected for two Chimacum schools. Rex Whipple, principal of a 700-student middle school in Safford, Ariz., has been recommended… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Search for new schools chief begins Monday

PORT ANGELES -- School board members said they were surprised by the resignation last week of Dr. George Woodruff as school superintendent. "It was a… Continue reading