PORT ANGELES: Olympic hospital officials authorize contract with Virginia Mason

> PORT ANGELES -- Hospital district commissioners authorized Olympic Medical Center Administrator Mike Glenn to expand the hospitalist program Wednesday. Virginia Mason Medical Center is… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Police to seek drunken drivers during fest

> Don't mix your drinks with this weekend's Rhododendron Festival, law-enforcers are warning. Authorities in Jefferson County will be focusing on finding drunk drivers this… Continue reading

QUILCENE: South Jefferson County to get social services center

> QUILCENE -- Social services from juvenile probation to drug and alcohol counseling will be closer to the doorstep of south county residents when a… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Bill Elliott officially named city manager

> Bill Elliott officially became the new Sequim city manager Wednesday. The City Council voted unanimously to appoint the former Milton-Freewater, Ore., city manager to… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Undersheriff wins county administrator job

> A Clallam County law enforcement department manager with more than 20 years experience was named to the county's top job Tuesday. County commissioners announced… Continue reading

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK: Ranger said rescue of injured horseman was most difficult

> PORT ANGELES -- The Monday rescue of a 50-year-old man who was thrown from a horse in Olympic National Park was the most difficult… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Jobless rate continues to improve

> The decline in the unemployment rate on the North Olympic Peninsula continued unabated in April. According to state Employment Security Department statistics, unemployment in… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Harbor Air grounds itself

> PORT ANGELES -- Financially troubled Harbor Air has ceased its passenger service operations. The airline stopped flying to Boeing Field in Seattle from Port… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: No rest for the cutter

> Active SAN DIEGO -- The cutter Active doesn't plan to rest. After being involved in the largest drug seizure in maritime history, the Port… Continue reading

PORT LUDLOW: Port Angeles high-schooler shoots 82 to get to state boys golf championships

> PORT LUDLOW -- Bob Rymer will be representing Port Angeles High School at the 4A state boys golf championships this coming Monday and Tuesday.… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Businesses get sneak preview of how filming for Jennifer Lopez movie will work

> PORT TOWNSEND -- Jennifer Lopez will be in Port Townsend for a week in June, but most people at a briefing by movie industry… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Elliott says he has already signed and returned the contract for the city manager job

> SEQUIM -- Bill Elliott expressed an interest in becoming Sequim's city manager six years ago, but he missed the application deadline. "I was too… Continue reading

Wally Davis remembered in ceremonies on both U.S. coasts

> PORT ANGELES -- Nine months ago, flags were lowered and the clock stopped at the Clallam County Courthouse. On Tuesday, about 75 people gathered… Continue reading

BRINNON: Two injured in U.S. Highway 101 crash

> Two women were injured in a single-car crash Monday on U.S. Highway 101 near Brinnon, authorities say. Joy Nelson, 40, of Kelso was driving… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Will the next county administrator please step forward?

> Clallam County commissioners are expected to name the county's next administrator from a list of four contenders today. The candidates are county Road Engineer… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: County asked to examine efficiency

> Some residents are asking Jefferson County commissioners to review county government efficiency. Dan Titterness, R-Port Townsend, broached forming an efficiency review committee with his… Continue reading

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK: Man wheeled out after fall from horse

> A 50-year-old man was injured Monday when he was thrown from a horse on Little River Trail in Olympic National Park. Park officials received… Continue reading

Port Angeles cutter seizes record cocaine haul off Mexico

> SAN DIEGO -- A Port Angeles-based Coast Guard cutter 2,600 miles from home has made the largest drug seizure in maritime history. The cutter… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Roughrider players slide through the puddles

> BY BRIAN MCLEAN PORT ANGELES -- Andrea Clapshaw and Tessa Ehrhorn couldn't resist. It rained so hard at ironically named Dry Creek Elementary School… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2001

PORT TOWNSEND: City Council still studying impact fee

> PORT TOWNSEND -- A City Council effort to roll back sewage plant development charges met strong opposition Monday from a dozen residents, many members… Continue reading