SEQUIM: City manager job offered to Oregon man

> SEQUIM -- Former Milton-Freewater, Ore., City Manager Bill Elliott will be hired to fill Sequim's top administrative post. The City Council confirmed Monday night… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Good day for a marathon run

> SEQUIM -- It was a perfect day for the hard-core runners at the 23rd annual Sequim Runoff road race on Saturday morning at the… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Whatever the rain, drought worries continue

> April showers bring . . . more drought worries. Despite normal precipitation levels last month, snowpack and river levels are still well below normal,… Continue reading

WEST END: School team places in state environment contest

> A team from Forks High School placed third in the state Envirothon competition held in Leavenworth last week. The Envirothon is an "outdoor science… Continue reading

BLYN: Jamestown S”Klallam to collect cigarette taxes

> BLYN -- The Jamestown S"Klallam tribe plans to devote cigarette tax revenues to health and education programs now that the state has surrendered its… Continue reading

BRINNON: New School Board member

> BRINNON -- Bob Mollerus was sworn in as the newest School Board member, filling one of two vacant seats. The board is still looking… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Commissioners poised to name new county administrator

> PORT ANGELES -- The public could know by early next week who the new Clallam County administrator will be, county Commissioner Mike Chapman said… Continue reading

Crowds line Sequim street to watch parade

> SEQUIM -- People stood four deep Saturday along Washington Street to watch the 106th Irrigation Festival Grand Parade. It was a pattern witnessed at… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: $1.5 million levy vote set for Tuesday

> PORT TOWNSEND -- Supporters of a $1.5 million school district technology levy will leave no stone unturned in their effort to get voters out… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Business picks up with Rhody kickoff

> PORT TOWNSEND -- Although most major Rhododendron Festival activities don't begin until later this week, local restaurants and hotels are already noticing a boost… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Rhododendron Festival schedule

> Sunday, May 13 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Arts & Crafts Fair, downtown Monday, May 14 3 p.m., Royalty Hand Prints, Haller Fountain, Downtown… Continue reading

SEQUIM: 106th Irrigation Festival Schedule of Events

> Sunday, May 13: Noon -- Funtastic Carnival, Sequim High School, "Green Field."' Noon-4 p.m. -- Sequim Arts members' art show and sale, open for… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Council ready to name city manager

> SEQUIM -- A new city manager is expected to be named Monday by the City Council. "The council is ready to vote on the… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Family, colleagues of slain deputy going to D.C.

> Relatives and fellow officers fly to Washington, D.C., this weekend to honor slain Clallam County Sheriff's Deputy Wally Davis during a four-day series of… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Redistricting concerns Sequim-area residents

> SEQUIM -- Sequim resident Sue Chickman said redrawing county commissioner districts should not favor any political party. Chickman was one of 24 Sequim-area residents… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: Elderly man swims chilly waters to shore after boat flips

> PORT TOWNSEND -- An elderly Arlington man who spent 90 minutes in the frigid water of Hood Canal was released from Jefferson General Hospital.… 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 Townsend Rhododendron Festival runs May 12-20

> PORT TOWNSEND -- Marching crayons, ballerina dogs, carnival hucksters, the pink coats, floats and high school bands: They'll all come together in a menagerie… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Council surprised by City Hall restoration cost estimate

> PORT TOWNSEND -- The Jefferson County Historical Society told the City Council last November it would ask for at least $300,000 for the City… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Rhododendron Festival schedule

> Saturday, May 12 8 a.m., Rhody Bike Tour, 31 to 62 miles; begins at Haines Place Park & Ride. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.… Continue reading