Coast Guard stages rescue drill in front of hundreds in Port Angeles

The kayaker treaded water. Brightly colored smoke rose nearby from his signal flare. About 500 feet in the air, an orange and white HH-C5A Dolphin… Continue reading

Lake Crescent: 73-year mystery of missing car may be solved

LAKE CRESCENT -- Has a 73-year-old mystery involving the disappearance of a Forks-area couple finally been solved? Divers in Lake Crescent believe they have found… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Makah anxiously await whale hunt

NEAH BAY -- The 32-foot hand-hewn cedar canoe "Hummingbird" sits at a dock in the Makah Marina, waiting for a crew to paddle it into… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Fourth person jailed in Idaho attack on local woman

A woman is being held in Canyon County, Idaho, on $1 million bail in the brutal June 2000 stabbing and robbery of Linda LeBrane of… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Lack of Pledge of Allegiance draws ire of vets, some city councilmen

PORT TOWNSEND -- Mayor Kees Kolff has drawn the ire of fellow council members and local veterans for omitting the Pledge of Allegiance from the… Continue reading

Sekiu: Protesters react to Makah whaling announcement

SEKIU -- About 40 anti-whaling demonstrators shook signs and shouted and waved at motorists on Saturday. A lone Makah tribal member, Sonny Turner, turned out… Continue reading

Sequim: New health clinic to open Monday

SEQUIM -- Patients should have less trouble finding primary care in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley beginning Monday. That's when a walk-in urgent care clinic opens at… Continue reading

Jefferson: Water tank work continues on Marrowstone Island

NORDLAND -- Jefferson County Public Utility District No. 1 and Fort Flagler State Park officials are proceeding with plans to build a water storage tank… Continue reading

Peninsula: Children celebrate with fun, educational activities

On Saturday, the Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles becomes a children's paradise as the 12th annual Kids Fest swings into action. Parents, grandparents… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Boys & Girls Club leases new building

Youngsters will have more room to play at a new building for the Mount Angeles Boys & Girls Club in Port Angeles. The U.S. Department… Continue reading

Port Angeles: City may seek fund for water main project

PORT ANGELES -- City Council members are expected to seek a $2 million state loan to replace more old downtown water mains and sidewalks. The… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Woman finds brother after 28

PORT ANGELES -- A simple keystroke on a computer has changed a local woman's life forever. More than 28 years after her family was separated… Continue reading

Sequim: Some youths denied access to club

SEQUIM -- Youths between the ages of 15 and 18 will be unable to use the Sequim Boys & Girls Club for about 60 days… Continue reading

Sequim: Students study Dungeness watershed

SEQUIM -- More than 200 Sequim Middle School seventh-graders Thursday took part in an exercise organizers hope will promote improved Dungeness River watershed water quality.… Continue reading

Jefferson: County sends letter to employees warning of layoffs

When economic times were good during most of the past six years, Jefferson County added 40 full-time employees to its payroll and increased the size… Continue reading

LaPush: Quileute tribe to open $4.6 million center with public celebration

LAPUSH -- The Quileute tribe will celebrate the grand opening of a new community center later this month with a traditional totem pole raising and… Continue reading

Sequim: Dungeness River team’s report lists water quality successes

SEQUIM -- Partners in the Dungeness River Management Team worked on 25 projects during 2001, according to the group's annual report released this week. The… Continue reading

Sequim: Middle school students preparing for history contest

SEQUIM -- Twenty-three Sequim Middle School students are checking facts and verifying sources as they prepare their entries for the state history contest May 3-4… Continue reading

Carlsborg: Fire district buys acreage next to school

SEQUIM -- Commissioners of Clallam County Fire District No. 3 took the first step Tuesday toward a multiuse fire station in Carlsborg when they approved… Continue reading

Clallam: Private company to collect court’s fines

PORT ANGELES -- People who owe District Court No. 1 fines now will pay a private Seattle-area company instead of Clallam County at no additional… Continue reading