Anonymity and the Peninsula Home Fund’s legacy

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Clallam County commissioners OK “difficult” budget

PORT ANGELES -- After months of painstaking cuts and employee layoffs, Clallam commissioners Tuesday approved a $60.3 million budget for 2003. Commissioners this year grappled… Continue reading

Jefferson: State court decision could cost small counties

PORT TOWNSEND -- The state Supreme Court decision reversing a Jefferson County child rape conviction may force smaller counties to install expensive closed-circuit television equipment… Continue reading

Peninsula: Educators to wait and see if lawmakers approve Locke’s proposed budget

Other than a previously planned rally in support of education, officials from the Peninsula's three largest school districts say they will wait and see what… Continue reading

Port Angeles man transforms yard into holiday wonderland

PORT ANGELES -- Rick Moon says he can't imagine what the holidays would be like without a frontyard packed with stuffed animals, wooden reindeer, a… Continue reading

Port Angeles officials interested in Victorian hardware businesses rejected by Port Townsend City Council

If Kenneth Kelly can't find a home for his three Victorian hardware businesses in Port Townsend, officials in another North Olympic Peninsula city say they're… Continue reading

Sequim: Gifted student clusters recommended for schools

SEQUIM -- A school district task force has recommended integrating clusters of gifted students into regular classes as the best way to meet the needs… Continue reading

Clallam: Extension service no longer on budget cut list

PORT ANGELES -- Seeing llamas in front of Clallam County Courthouse -- and hearing advice from his wife -- helped persuade County Commissioner Mike Chapman… Continue reading

Clallam: PUD budget includes no electricity rate increases

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County Public Utility District No. 1's 2003 budget includes no increases in electricity rates, barring "unforeseen" increases by the Bonneville Power… Continue reading

Port Angeles: New testing program at hospital benefits newborns

PORT ANGELES -- The new year will bring new methods of hearing screening for babies born in Clallam County. The first baby born in 2003… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Rusty Ediz Hook fence becomes point of chainlink Christmas convergence

PORT ANGELES -- A retired Port Angeles man is asking Clallam residents to add a little bit of Christmas color to a gray, wind-swept stretch… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City Council votes down hardware distribution center rezoning, 3-2; business proposal apparently evaporating

PORT TOWNSEND -- A proposal to bring a 20,000-square-foot hardware distribution business -- and 20 jobs -- to Port Townsend is apparently evaporating. Only three… Continue reading

Westport looking forward to Port Angeles expansion, exec says

PORT ANGELES -- Westport Shipyard Inc. could break ground on its new yacht-making plant by March and employ 100 people by the end of next… Continue reading

Clallam: Supreme Court Justice Owens visitsPA

Since taking her seat almost two years ago on the state Supreme Court, former Forks resident Justice Susan Owens says her life has changed. She… Continue reading


Rain and wind arrived with a vengeance Sunday, reminding residents what it's usually like to live in the Northwest in December. High winds knocked out… Continue reading

Peninsula: Smallpox vaccine on the way for health-care workers

Local vaccination plans to assure protection of key people in the case of a smallpox outbreak are in place for high-risk military and health-care workers.… Continue reading

West End: Makah vote on tribal council representative

Makah tribal members in Neah Bay take to the polls today to elect one person to an open seat on the Makah Tribal Council. Candidates… Continue reading

Jefferson County celebrates 150 years

One-hundred fifty years of Jefferson County history is on display in the County Courthouse. Prepared by the Jefferson County Historical Society, the display commemorates the… Continue reading

Most Peninsula state parks to charge parking fees starting Jan. 1

Fort Worden State Park will charge a $5 parking fee for some visitors beginning Jan. 1 as park officials consider how to assess the fee… Continue reading

Peninsula Home Fund helps breast cancer victim

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