SEQUIM: Local Realtor wins right to kiss Miss Washington U.S.A.

SEQUIM -- Miss Washington U.S.A. was French-kissed Saturday night. Realtor Carroll French won the bidding war for the right to receive a kiss from Bre… Continue reading

SPORTS: PENINSULA COLLEGE NAMES NEW WOMEN’s BASKETBALL COACH – BY BRAD LABRIE – PORT ANGELES – —

Peninsula College has a new women's basketball coach. Becky Doherty will be just one of four female head coaches of women's basketball programs in the… Continue reading

CLALLAM: HEALTH BOARD OKS RAYONIER LANDFILL COLSURE PERMIT

PORT ANGELES -- The Clallam County Board of Health issued its written affirmation Friday of a closure permit for Rayonier Inc.'s Mount Pleasant landfill. The… Continue reading

Damaged, stolen art

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center Director Jake Seniuk and Port Angeles Police Officer Thomas Kuch inspect damage to Sheila Klein's "Eyelash Bench." The metal tines… Continue reading

PENINSULA: CLALLAM, JEFFERSON OK’d FOR QUAKE AID

Federal and state agencies have approved $28,500 in earthquake aid for Jefferson County and $12,000 for Clallam County. Since the magnitude-6.8 Nisqually Earthquake on Feb.… Continue reading

Abandoned baby returned to mother

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS AND THE CALGARY HERALD TORONTO -- A five-year-old boy found in a Calgary, Alberta, supermarket last August has been returned to his… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2001

JEFFERSON: Interim commissioner appointed to Fire District No. 6

CAPE GEORGE -- Retired Seattle firefighter Zane Wyll was chosen Friday as an interim board member by Jefferson County Fire Protection District No. 6 commissioners.… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Sol Duc Hot Springs to reopen

Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort, which closed last summer over bacterial concerns, will reopen by May 1. Olympic National Park and resort owners reached final… Continue reading

SEQUIM: GAME FARM PUTS BITE ON ZEBRAS

SEQUIM -- Visitors to Olympic Game Farm will only be seeing stripes through the fence for now. A bite incident last Sunday, as well as… Continue reading

CLALLAM BAY-SEKIU: Slip Point may become county property

Clallam County could take over the historic Slip Point Lighthouse property later this year. The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a transfer of the… Continue reading

FORKS: Quillayute School Board widens superintendent applicant pool

FORKS -- Three semifinalists for the job of Quillayute Valley School District superintendent are not enough. The School Board decided in executive session to take… Continue reading

Jefferson County economy lagging, civic leaders told

PORT HADLOCK -- Washington State University economist Gary W. Smith served a full-course meal of statistics Thursday to Jefferson County political and business leaders and… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Studded tires become outlawed Sunday

Get those studded tires off today or Saturday. They are be banned from Washington roads starting Sunday. Those caught driving on them starting April 1… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Murder suspect to enter plea

The suspect in the stabbing death of a Port Angeles teen-ager is scheduled to enter a plea this afternoon (Friday) in U.S. District Court in… Continue reading

PORT HADLOCK: 3 similar fires unrelated, investigators say

PORT HADLOCK -- Jefferson County fire officials have concluded that three manufactured home blazes in the past month are unrelated even though all of the… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Boys and Girls Club chief resigns

SEQUIM -- Mary Morgan couldn't seem to get the melody of Patti Page's hit song "Old Cape Cod" out of her head Thursday as she… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Irrigation Festival Kickoff dinner set for Saturday

SEQUIM -- Pins, buttons and other memorabilia will go on auction Saturday during the traditional Irrigation Festival Kickoff Dinner, which begins at 6 p.m. in… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Needle exchange program touted by medical officials

A needle exchange program offered through Olympic Medical Center appears to be reducing the threat of AIDS and other diseases in Clallam County. And any… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Whaling report delayed

The National Marine Fisheries Service does not plan to release a final environmental assessment on the Makah tribe's gray whale hunt before the end of… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: High School orchestra to play Carnegie Hall

Musicians often dream of performing at Carnegie Hall or playing on a nationally broadcast television show. For some Port Angeles High School students, both of… Continue reading