West End: Beach cleanup takes place this weekend

Fake ivy, Christmas lights and part of a car door have littered coastal beaches in recent years, leaving curious hikers wondering where it all originates.… Continue reading

Jefferson: Suggestions made to clear up county’s red ink

Close the Jefferson County Courthouse a half-hour earlier. Make county employees take occasional mandatory days off. Limit employees from traveling out of state on taxpayer… Continue reading

Lyndi Poats crowned Joyce Daze queen

JOYCE -- A 17-year-old Crescent High School student was crowned Joyce Daze queen during a coronation Wednesday night. Lyndi Poats was selected from among three… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Makah route wins scenic designation

NEAH BAY -- The road spanning the width of the Makah reservation now holds the title of the state's first tribal-sponsored scenic byway. The state… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Fine Arts Center vandalized

PORT ANGELES -- Vandals have struck again at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, this time bending the "eyelashes" of a steel bench sculpture and… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Hood Canal Bridge session set for Friday

Plans to close Hood Canal Bridge in 2006 will be addressed during a meeting in Port Townsend on Friday. The Peninsula Regional Transportation Policy Organization… Continue reading

Sequim: Bartering reuse water for trails

SEQUIM -- City officials are bartering water for trail access to state Department of Fish and Wildlife land north of Carrie Blake Park. On Wednesday,… Continue reading

Shine: Residents worried about noise, traffic from proposal to create 4-mile gravel conveyor and barge operation

SHINE -- A plan to build a four-mile conveyer belt and marine pier to transport gravel in Shine drew concern from area residents at a… Continue reading

Agnew: Grant awarded to preserve Siebert Creek habitat

AGNEW -- The president of a volunteer group that received a large grant to preserve fish habitat on Siebert Creek says the award signals a… Continue reading

Clallam: Commissioners delay speed limit changes

Following more than two hours of testimony Tuesday, Clallam County commissioners delayed changing speed limits on 12 sections of county roads until next week. Commissioners… Continue reading

Divers wait for better weather

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK -- Divers will have to wait until Saturday before getting another chance to dive to a 1927 Chevrolet sedan found at the… Continue reading

Jefferson: New YMCA may be up and running next month

A Jefferson County YMCA could be off and running as soon as next month. Board President Scott Walker said Tuesday that an agreement could be… Continue reading

Peninsula: Unemployment rate continues to fall

A report released Tuesday by the state Employment Security Department shows the jobless rate on the North Olympic Peninsula still falling in March. In Jefferson… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Convention center gets PABA endorsement

The Port Angeles Business Association on Tuesday passed a resolution supporting developer Randal Jay Ehm's plans for a waterfront hotel and convention center. Approved in… Continue reading

Car in lake confirmed as the Chevy that crashed almost 73 years ago

The 1929 disappearance of a Forks-area couple has been solved, Olympic National Park rangers said Monday. Bad weather let up long enough to allow two… Continue reading

Clallam: County gets grants to buy out River’s End Road properties

Homeowners at the mouth of the Dungeness River will have the chance to relocate now that Clallam County has received $1.45 million to buy them… Continue reading

Clallam: County will take comments on proposed speed limit changes today

Clallam County residents can comment on proposed speed limit changes along some county roads at a scheduled for 10 a.m. today at the County Courthouse,… Continue reading

Forks: Community forum to discuss school technology today

Forks High School and a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will be discussed during a community forum today. The high school was… Continue reading

Jefferson: Hospital appeals decision allowing hospice rival

Jefferson General Hospital is appealing a decision by the state Department of Health to allow a rival for-profit hospice program to start up operations in… Continue reading

Port Townsend: The Pledge of Allegiance is back

PORT TOWNSEND -- The City Council voted Monday night to regularly recite the Pledge of Allegiance at nearly all the meetings it holds. The council… Continue reading