FORKS: Hundreds gather at Rainfest

BY GRETCHEN HARNACK FORKS -- Artists gathered this weekend to display their works at the seventh annual Rainfest, presented by the West Olympic Council for… Continue reading

  • Apr 29, 2001

JEFFERSON: Brinnon, Quilcene celebrate their heritages

With quilt shows and tomahawk throws, parades and plays, Quilcene and Brinnon celebrated their history this weekend. The two new Jefferson County events -- the… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: Can you save money on your PSE bill?

Puget Sound Energy customers in Jefferson County won't be eligible -- at least for now -- for Puget Sound Energy's new program to charge for… Continue reading

SEQUIM: School officials to meet Monday to discuss looming cuts

SEQUIM -- A new vote count has reinforced the apparent second failure of the Sequim School District's proposed three-year, 8.2 million maintenance and operations levy.… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: KEY PROJECTS SURVIVING STATE BUDGET SCRUTINY

Several significant Jefferson County projects are still in the operating and capital budgets of both the state Senate and the House despite the Legislature's ongoing… Continue reading

PENINSULA: ACCOUNTING FIRM SENIOR PARTNER DIES IN CRASH

The senior partner of one of the Peninsula's oldest accounting firms was killed Wednesday night in a truck crash south of Seattle. Dennis Overby, 56,… Continue reading

PENINSULA: BUSY FESTIVAL WEEKEND THROUGHOUT THE REGION

This is a busy weekend for festivals on the North Olympic Peninsula. Ten Dixieland and swing bands over three days highlight "Jazz in the Olympics"'… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Get into the jazz groove this weekend

The seventh annual Jazz In The Olympics jazz festival -- now in Port Angeles --begins this afternoon and continues through Sunday. Ten bands from across… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: PRO WRESTLING COMES TO TOWN, YOU PENCIL-NECK GEEK!!!!

Fans called Thursday's wrasslin' action at the Clallam County Fairgrounds everything from real to fake, athletic to antic, and action-packed to ridiculous. But no matter… Continue reading

PORT LUDLOW: SEQUIM COMPANY WINS FIREHOUSE CONTRACT

PORT LUDLOW -- A Sequim company was awarded the contract to build a $1 million firehouse here at a meeting Thursday. Primo Construction Inc. was… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: POOL PROJECT COULD COST LESS THAN $200,000

PORT TOWNSEND -- Relatively inexpensive improvements to the Mountain View Elementary School pool will cost less than $200,000. But the bill soars past $1 million… Continue reading

SEQUIM: CRITICAL AREAS ORDINANCE UNDER FIRE AGAIN

SEQUIM -- Vietnam-era veteran Joseph Gil Lujan says his home has become the latest victim of Clallam County's controversial Critical Areas Ordinance. County staff will… Continue reading

SEQUIM: SCHOOLTEACHER NOW ALSO FACES FEDERAL PORN CHARGES

SEQUIM -- A Sequim schoolteacher awaiting Clallam County Superior Court trial on six counts of sexual exploitation of minors faced federal charges Thursday. Dennis Eugene… Continue reading

BRINNON: Power cost jolt heads toward Brinnon

BRINNON -- The utility that provides Brinnon with electricity says huge rate increases may be in store for residents and businesses. Shelton-based Mason County Public… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Sequim-area growth prompts redistricting

Clallam County commissioner district boundaries will be changed to reflect population growth east of Port Angeles. The redistricting is required to equalize the population in… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Forum focuses on quake protection

PORT ANGELES -- A set of simple bolts can limit damage during an earthquake, building experts said Wednesday during a public forum. "A few thousand… Continue reading

PORT LUDLOW: Fire station bid to be awarded

PORT LUDLOW -- Jefferson County Fire District No. 3 commissioners will award a bid Thursday to build a $1 million fire station. Six contractors are… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Schools district prepares for budget cuts

SEQUIM -- The apparent defeat of the Sequim School District's maintenance and operations levy Tuesday means job losses for an undetermined number of certified teachers.… Continue reading

CHIMACUM: Schools name principal finalists

CHIMACUM -- New principals have been selected for two Chimacum schools. Rex Whipple, principal of a 700-student middle school in Safford, Ariz., has been recommended… Continue reading

PENINSULA: College may drop environmental studies program – BY LORA GREEN

Peninsula College may have to drop its environmental studies program at the end of the 2001-2002 school year. On Tuesday, college officials confirmed that unless… Continue reading