Weekly flight operations scheduled

There will be field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Complex this week. There will be… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: County considers mineral resource code amendment

Clallam County commissioners will consider a code amendment for mineral resource lands at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The virtual meeting can be viewed at clallam.net/features/meetings.html. Commissioners… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Superintendent profile topic of joint schools meeting

The Port Townsend and Chimacum School Boards will discuss their joint superintendent search during a special joint meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday. To join the… Continue reading

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Crash near Fairmont Hill snarls traffic on Highway 20

A Port Townsend man was cited for driving under the influence after causing a three-car collision that closed state Highway 20 in… Continue reading

Protesters hold letters that spell Count Every Vote as they cross an overpass while marching in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, following Tuesday's election. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Dozens arrested in ballot-counting protests

Election officials in several states said Thursday they are worried about the safety of their staffs amid a stream of threats and gatherings of angry… Continue reading

Protesters hold letters that spell Count Every Vote as they cross an overpass while marching in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, following Tuesday's election. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

First teacher meeting set

Sheriff Bill Benedict will be the guest reader at the First Teacher parent meeting at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 9. The meeting series… Continue reading

Lake Sutherland boat wake hearing expected in January

Clallam County commissioners plan to hold a town hall meeting in January to help resolve a controversy involving boat wake at Lake… Continue reading

Smoke billows from the Nordland General Store as firefighters respond to a fire inside the building in the early morning hours Thursday. The building also houses a U.S. Post Office with about 215 Post Office boxes. Courtesy Leah Speser

Nordland store’s future unclear after ‘devastating’ fire

Early morning blaze causes extensive damage to interior

Smoke billows from the Nordland General Store as firefighters respond to a fire inside the building in the early morning hours Thursday. The building also houses a U.S. Post Office with about 215 Post Office boxes. Courtesy Leah Speser
A truck drives past a sign supporting a ballot measure that would legalize controlled, therapeutic use of psilocybin mushrooms, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 in Salem, Ore. War veterans with PTSD, terminally ill patients and others suffering from anxiety are backing the ballot measure. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky)

Oregon leads the way in decriminalizing hard drugs

In a first in the nation, Oregon has rejected charging drug users with criminal offenses, with… Continue reading

A truck drives past a sign supporting a ballot measure that would legalize controlled, therapeutic use of psilocybin mushrooms, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 in Salem, Ore. War veterans with PTSD, terminally ill patients and others suffering from anxiety are backing the ballot measure. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky)

Port Angeles to take 1 percent more in property tax

The Port Angeles City Council has authorized a 1-percent increase in property tax collections for 2021, an annual move that conforms with… Continue reading

Tech Tuesday at Jefferson County Library focuses on Windows 10

The Jefferson County Library will host a Tech Tuesday Windows 10 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday. The free class will… Continue reading

GOP gubernatorial candidate Culp loses cop job in Republic

Republican gubernatorial candidate Loren Culp lost his race Tuesday night, and now says he also has lost his job as… Continue reading

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Jim Bishop operated an excavator Monday on property being cleaned up on orders from Port Angeles city officials and owned by former Judge Brian Coughenour.

Coughenour, Port Angeles officials propose agreements on cleanup

Debris being moved out from property on East Fifth Street

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Jim Bishop operated an excavator Monday on property being cleaned up on orders from Port Angeles city officials and owned by former Judge Brian Coughenour.
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Rally ‘round the ballots

About 40 people join a rally and walk in downtown Sequim on Wednesday afternoon to support the counting of all ballots in the 2020 general… Continue reading

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Olympic National Park Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum walks across a new bridge on the Spruce Railroad Trail abutting the recently renovated Daley-Rankin Tunnel at the start of a ceremony on Thursday to celebrate the soon-to-be-open trail on the north shore of Lake Crescent.

Soon the be open: Spruce Railroad trail refurbished

Ribbon-cutting anticipates public access

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Olympic National Park Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum walks across a new bridge on the Spruce Railroad Trail abutting the recently renovated Daley-Rankin Tunnel at the start of a ceremony on Thursday to celebrate the soon-to-be-open trail on the north shore of Lake Crescent.