Olympic National Park: Entrepreneur proposes power plant

A former Port Angeles resident has proposed building a small hydroelectric plant in the Seven Lakes Basin of Olympic National Park. John Worthington of Seattle… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Outstanding Peninsula Coast Guard personnel recognized at luncheon

PORT ANGELES -- The Coast Guard began its watch in Port Angeles 139 years ago Wednesday, and it hasn't left since. That persistence was celebrated… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Touring Chinese students to visit Saturday

Peninsula College will host 56 students and six chaperones from the Autonomous Region of Guangxi, China, starting Saturday. The members of the Guangxi Student Study… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Longtime Democrat weighing write-in candidacy against Sandoval

PORT TOWNSEND -- Leola Armstrong says she is strongly considering a write-in campaign against Michelle Sandoval for Port Townsend City Council. Armstrong, long active in… Continue reading

Port Townsend: NASA launch of craft containing local parts delayed again

Thick clouds prevented NASA from launching the Genesis solar probe Wednesday on the first U.S. mission to return extraterrestrial samples since the Apollo moon landings,… Continue reading

Sequim: Dungeness River cited in salmon-recovery study

Protection and restoration of the Dungeness River is necessary for salmon recovery, a new private study says. The national nonprofit conservation group Trust for Public… Continue reading

Sequim: House partially burned

SEQUIM -- A rental home suffered $30,000 worth of damage in fire at 9:35 p.m. Tuesday. The fire burned parts of the back porch and… Continue reading

Victoria: Provincial leaders gather for annual conference

The leaders of Canada's 13 provinces and territories are in Victoria to begin Canada's 42nd annual Premiers Conference today. The annual event is being held… Continue reading

Clallam: Special election filing opens today

A special three-day election filing period opens today for six public offices that attracted no candidates during the regular filing period last week. Those positions… Continue reading

Forks: Coast Guard, city officials clash over proposed station closure

FORKS -- City officials are convinced the Coast Guard has already decided to close Station Quillayute River. And a special meeting Tuesday between Coast Guard… Continue reading

Jefferson: Special election filing opens today

A special three-day election filing period opens today for eight public offices that attracted no candidates during the regular filing period last week. Those positions… Continue reading

Peninsula: It’s August, and height of fire season

Paul Hampton of Forks is back from the fire lines in Eastern Washington, as are most of the other firefighters who were sent to battle… Continue reading

Peninsula: Salmon fishing opens today in the eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Hatchery coho and pink salmon may both be found swimming in waters from Low Point, west of the Elwha River mouth, to Port Townsend. Defined… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Command of cutter Active to change Thursday

By William M. Hatch Command of the North Olympic Peninsula's largest Coast Guard cutter will change Thursday morning. Cmdr. John F. Prince will relieve Capt.… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2001

Port Townsend counts cash from location shooting for Jennifer Lopez movie

PORT TOWNSEND -- The cast and crew for the Jennifer Lopez movie "Enough," filmed in town in June, accounted for 350 room nights in local… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Locally made parts stay on ground with space probe

The Florida launch of NASA's Genesis solar probe -- which includes components from a Port Townsend company --has been delayed until today at the earliest… Continue reading

Sequim: Commissioners agree to historical Hyer Farm purchase

By William M. Hatch Clallam County commissioners agreed Tuesday to purchase more than three acres of the historical Hyer Farm near Sequim. The county will… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2001

Parts of Genesis robotic space probe visit Port Towsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- Some parts on the Genesis robotic space probe made a side trip to Port Townsend long before being poised for space this… Continue reading

Peninsula: College tuition to rise

Students attending Peninsula College this fall will pay more for an education. Budget cuts, salary increases and rising energy costs are blamed for increasing the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Rotary Club to honor Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard's Port Angeles contingent will be honored at a gathering Wednesday to commemorate the 211th anniversary of the Coast Guard's founding. Port… Continue reading