Port Angeles: Fire damages house, contents

No one was injured when a fire raced through a Port Angeles residence Wednesday morning, causing about $25,000 damage to the structure. Two Port Angeles… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Judge overturns city Highland Courte decision

PORT ANGELES -- A judge has reversed a City Council decision that prevented a drug and alcohol treatment facility from obtaining a permanent land-use permit.… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Only two candidates for three seats on board of drainage district

PORT LUDLOW -- Property owners in the North Bay section will cast their ballots Feb. 5 in the first-time election of commissioners to a drainage… Continue reading

Sequim: Firefighters must watch from afar as house burns down

SEQUIM -- Snow and ice on a private road prevented fire trucks from reaching a house fire just southeast of downtown Sequim on Tuesday night.… Continue reading

West End: U.S. Navy continuing probe into jet crash

An investigation continues into the crash of a U.S. Navy EA-6B Prowler electronic warfare aircraft near Sappho in November. Cmdr. Jack Papp at the Navy's… Continue reading

Chimacum, Quilcene: Ballots coming in for school levy elections

More than half of the absentee ballots mailed to voters in Chimacum School District have been returned. Absentee ballots in the Quilcene School District maintenance… Continue reading

Clallam: Lower Dam Road closure extended for filming

Lower Dam Road will stay closed through Feb. 8 to allow Paramount Pictures to finishing filming the final scene of "The Hunted,"' starring Tommy Lee… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Most laid off K Ply workers back on the job

PORT ANGELES -- K Ply Inc. officials said Tuesday that all but five of the mill's workers laid off in November have returned to work.… Continue reading

Port Townsend area hit with 3 inches of snow

A morning snowstorm Tuesday kept students out of school, forced cars into ditches, closed roads and created a temporary winter wonderland in northern Jefferson County… Continue reading

Sequim: Open house slated on revitalization plans

SEQUIM -- Sequim residents will have a final opportunity Monday to comment on plans for downtown revitalization during an open house. The session is scheduled… Continue reading

Jefferson: Rhododendron Festival royalty candidates announced

Five Jefferson County high school girls have been announced as candidates for Rhody royalty. The bright-eyed hopefuls for this year's Rhododendron Festival crown met the… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Weather puts scenic byway meeting on hold

Icy weather put Monday's meeting on the proposed Neah Bay scenic byway on ice for a month. The open house on the proposal by the… Continue reading

Peninsula: Local library officials fret over possible closure of State Library

Librarians on the Olympic Peninsula are worried about a proposal by Gov. Gary Locke to close the Washington State Library as a budget-balancing move. They… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Clallam PUD hears ocean wave energy proposal

PORT ANGELES -- Developers of an ocean wave energy project to be located off the Makah Reservation pitched their proposal Monday to the Clallam County… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Port board approves Boddy’s 9-month contract

Port of Port Angeles commissioners officially approved executive director Clyde Boddy's contract Monday evening. Boddy will receive $67,500 for nine months -- $7,500 a month… Continue reading

Sequim: Rare snow invades the fabled rain shadow

SEQUIM -- Students were given a rare snow day Monday after a sudden storm made many roads nearly impassable until later in the day. Barring… Continue reading

Peninsula: Mail ballot returns continue in key elections

Mail-in ballots continue to arrive for four school levy elections in Jefferson and Clallam counties. All ballots must be postmarked not later than Feb. 5,… Continue reading

Peninsula: No major wrecks but more snow on the way

Residents who took to Peninsula roadways Sunday survived new ice and show as safety officials reported no major wrecks. Snow was coming down hard in… Continue reading

Peninsula: Olympic park planning hearings this week

Olympic National Park officials are asking the public to participate in workshops Tuesday and Wednesday to address wilderness, access and other visitor issues as part… Continue reading

State drops Makah scenic byway idea, tribe might not

The state of Washington won't pursue the extension of a scenic byway designation for Highway 112 through the Makah reservation because of a lack of… Continue reading