PORT HADLOCK: Aerial spraying in Jefferson County forests

> Spring aerial spraying continues as Jefferson County forest landowners and managers apply herbicides by helicopter. Herbicides used are Clean Crop LV6 (2,4-D), and Garlon… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Fire district gets new assistant chief

> SEQUIM -- Al Knobbs doesn't have difficulty understanding his job as the newest assistant fire chief in Clallam County Fire District No. 3. For… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Undersheriff decision a month away

> Clallam County Sheriff Joe Hawe said a decision on whether to replace Undersheriff Dan Engelbertson is about a month away. Engelbertson will start his… Continue reading

Hundreds try to get jobs as extras in Port Townsend movie

> PORT TOWNSEND -- Who knows? A future Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman or Jennifer Lopez could have been in line Wednesday. Hundreds of people queued… Continue reading

PENINSULA: State looking at future of Route 104

> KINGSTON -- Traffic congestion occurs regularly between the Hood Canal Bridge and the Kingston ferry dock, and it's going to get a lot worse… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: City Council endorses Qwest plan

> PORT ANGELES -- The City Council has endorsed a plan by Qwest Communications to enter the long-distance telephone business. The company, formerly U S… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Navy minesweepers arrive Friday

> PORT ANGELES -- The city will return to its naval heritage Friday when two minesweepers arrive for the Memorial Day weekend. The minesweepers USS… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: School Board vetoes skateboard park

> PORT TOWNSEND -- A potential new skateboard park won't be located at Mountain View Elementary School. The Port Townsend School Board decided this week… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Oldest mean population in state

> The over-40 crowd rules on the North Olympic Peninsula. The latest U.S. Census figures released this week show: * Sequim having the state's oldest… Continue reading

BLYN: Officials relocating creek, RV park tenants

> BLYN -- Only four mobile units remain in what previously was a bustling recreational vehicle park on South Sequim Road. "We still have to… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Clean-water district approved

> In times past, Dungeness Bay beachcombers were confident the shellfish they harvested were safe to eat. But times have changed, according to a majority… Continue reading

CLALLAM: County treasurer calls tax-break plan unfair

> A Planning Commission proposal to give property tax breaks to county residents who promise to use their land as farmland has one Clallam County… Continue reading

How YOU might be in Jennifer Lopez’s next movie!

> Attention all Peninsula residents with stars in their eyes: Casting will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the Pope Marine… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Cutter

> Active arrives June 9, one day earlier The Active will return to Port Angeles a day early so crew members can be honored with… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Hangar fire forces company move, review

> An insurance inspector is expected today to review the cause of Sunday morning's hangar fire at William R. Fairchild International Airport in Port Angeles.… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: No symptoms related to E. coli reported

> No health problems are expected to surface from a delivery of possible contaminated meat, health officials said Tuesday. Evergreen Meats of Port Angeles voluntarily… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Rhododendron Festival Grand Parade winners announced

> PORT TOWNSEND -- The annual Rhododendron Festival culminated Saturday with the traditional Grand Parade. Entries winning major awards in the Grand Parade are: Sweepstakes… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Schools to charge rental fee for buildings, fields

> SEQUIM -- Superintendent Mike Joyner doesn't expect the school district to collect major revenue by increasing user fees for the district's buildings and fields.… Continue reading

ADVICE: Cook your hamburger well above 155 degrees and you’ll chase any E. coli bacteria away.

> Clallam County Environmental Health Department Director Tania Busch-Weak says the possible E. coli linked to Evergreen Meats Inc. of Port Angeles appears to have… Continue reading

CLALLAM: County weighs tax breaks for owners of farm properties

> Clallam County landowners who own less than 3.2 acres may be forced to subsidize tax breaks for residents who own more acres and promise… Continue reading