SEQUIM: More than half of school levy ballots already in

Clallam County elections officials had received 8,822 mail-in ballots by Monday from Sequim School District voters casting ballots in the three-year, $8.2 million maintenance and… Continue reading

WEST END: Residents, officials oppose station closure

LaPUSH -- Rescued fishermen, tribal leaders and business owners Monday opposed the proposed U.S. Coast Guard Quillayute River Station closure during the first public session… Continue reading

FORKS: Man killed in motorcycle crash

FORKS -- A 21-year-old Forks man died Sunday from injuries suffered in an offroad motorcycle crash. Kristopher K. Lindgren had jumped as high as 30… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: FAMILIES GATHER TO SHARE SUPPORT

PORT ANGELES -- Amid mallards and green grass, children hunted down Easter eggs while their parents drank coffee and chatted. At first glance the Lincoln… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: SEN. CANTWELL TO VISIT SATURDAY

PORT ANGELES -- Freshman U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell's visit Saturday is scheduled to include a four-hour forum on rural health care access and community justice.… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Jail hanging may get independent review

PORT ANGELES -- An independent investigator will review a Sequim man's suicide last month in the Clallam County jail, Prosecutor Chris Shea said Friday. A… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Shallow wells may face problems

SEQUIM -- Under a cloudless sky, Mel Williams and his son Gene hunt for water. Less than a mile away, the Dungeness River flows effortlessly… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Hospital considers adding second on-site physician

Administrator Mike Glenn says Olympic Memorial Hospital is moving ahead with its hospitalist program. Despite the disagreements between Virginia Mason Medical Center physicians and some… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Yacht builder Admiral lays off half of work force

PORT ANGELES -- A leading waterfront employer has halved its work force because the company decided to shift final production of its luxury yachts north… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSNED: Osprey crew to be recognized

PORT TOWNSEND -- The crew members of the Coast Guard cutter Osprey will be honored for their part in the biggest -- and possibly most… Continue reading

AGNEW: Woman killed when car runs off road

AGNEW -- A Sequim woman died after her car ran off Old Olympic Highway early Thursday morning. Anne Saulino, 51, suffered fatal injuries at the… Continue reading

CLALLAM COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR MOVING TO WARMER CLIMES — ARIZONA

Clallam County Administrator Jim Rumpeltes is taking a new job in a growing Arizona city. Rumpeltes, who has supervised the county's government departments since 1986… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Signature drive starts on initiative to repeal land code

A Sequim auto dealer has launched an initiative drive to repeal the controversial Clallam County Critical Areas Code. Bob Forde, owner of Sequim Auto Sales… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: Port Townsend, county push toward zoning for more industry

PORT TOWNSEND -- How to handle a factory or large business that wants to locate in Jefferson County took a step forward Thursday. But this… Continue reading

LAKE SUTHERLAND: Meeting in Port Angeles on Saturday about weed infestation

PORT ANGELES -- A public meeting will be held Saturday to update residents on the eradication of Eurasian watermilfoil in Lake Sutherland. The meeting is… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Easter egg hunts scheduled this weekend

This weekend is the time when purple, green and pink eggs begin mysteriously popping up in fields, without a single purple, green or pink chicken… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Easter services

Easter sunrise service slated at Civic Field PORT ANGELES -- The Port Angeles Community Easter Sunrise Service will be held at Civic Field on Sunday… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Law enforcement agencies lament loss of Clinton-era funding

A Bush administration budget proposal to eliminate COPS grants is a bad idea, local law enforcement officials say. They say the move would complicate an… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Commissioners, employees spar over pay study

The release of a pay study recommending across-the-board pay raises for county employees has set the stage for a dispute between workers and county commissioners.… Continue reading

Ferry could link Port Townsend, Seattle during winter

PORT TOWNSEND -- Peter Hanke hopes to rekindle a dream he's had for a decade -- to have a passenger ferry run between Port Townsend… Continue reading