Port Angeles: Opening arguments due today in big drug trial

Attorneys are expected to present their opening arguments today in Clallam County Superior Court in Port Angeles in the trial of Douglas Eugene Baker, 50,… Continue reading

Sequim: No West Nile inoculations yet at Olympic Game Farm

SEQUIM -- Managers at Olympic Game Farm haven't inoculated birds or other animals against mosquitos that could carry the West Nile Virus. But they are… Continue reading

Brinnon: Part of former golf course resort site to reopen as campground May 1

BRINNON -- The owners of a 504-site former campground are preparing to start reopening it next month. Reservations are being accepted for the initial 37… Continue reading

Clallam: Agriculture extension service faces county funding crunch

Faced with fading Clallam County funding, the Washington State University Extension Service agent pleaded with county commissioners Monday for a funding partnership to help the… Continue reading

Clallam: Elected county planner will get $53,079 salary

Clallam County commissioners on Monday affirmed their support for a starting annual salary of $53,079 for the first elected Department of Community Development director. The… Continue reading

Jefferson: Skookum wins recycling contract from reluctant commissioners

Jefferson County commissioners responded to public pressure Monday and allowed Skookum Inc. to continue handling the county's recycling. But they expressed displeasure with how the… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City Council approves noise limits, but they must be reviewed by Ecology first

PORT TOWNSEND -- The City Council passed new limits on noise Monday, but they probably won't take effect until summer. City Attorney John Watts said… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Errors costly for Redskins

PORT TOWNSEND -- Mistakes cost the youthful Port Townsend Redskins dearly in a Nisqually League baseball game against North Mason on Monday. The Bulldogs, a… Continue reading

Sequim: Schools looking at less money from state

SEQUIM -- Declining enrollment in Sequim schools could mean that the district receives about $200,000 less in state funds than estimated in its budget. The… Continue reading

Clallam: PA, Sequim “open houses” to address watershed issues

PORT ANGELES -- Open houses in Port Angeles and Sequim will inform Clallam County residents about competing water demands, dwindling salmon runs, water quality, flooding… Continue reading

Dozens sign Port Angeles sign supporting troops

PORT ANGELES -- A large red, white and blue sign supporting troops in the war with Iraq is gaining attention. About 50 people have written… Continue reading

Peninsula College refunding tuition to students tapped for military service

PORT ANGELES -- Peninsula College students called to active military duty will receive refund of their tuition and book fees. Peninsula College Enrollment Services Manager… Continue reading

Port Angeles Kalakala supporters begin “last-ditch” restoration effort

PORT ANGELES -- With the Kalakala Foundation filing in federal bankruptcy court, local supporters say it's now or never to return the aging ferry Kalakala… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Seattle company´s graving yard challenge appears dead, for now

OLYMPIA -- Todd Pacific Shipyards effort to restrict future use of the proposed state Department of Transportation graving yard in Port Angeles appears dead for… Continue reading

State Senate budget includes $170,000 for Centrum

PORT TOWNSEND -- Centrum has cleared a major hurdle in its fight for state funding. Director Carol Shiffman said Friday that the state Senate voted… Continue reading

Be informed about SARS, Peninsula health officials say

North Olympic Peninsula health care and emergency services professionals say some residents continue to be worried that the flulike disease, severe acute respiratory syndrome, or… Continue reading

Carlsborg: Law enforcement officials drill for terrorist scenario

CARLSBORG -- A drill to test video feeds from cameras mounted inside Greywolf Elementary School Thursday wasn't perfect, but in the end the "terrorist" who… Continue reading

Forks: Alaskan musher to speak to about sled dog racing

FORKS -- An Alaskan musher will be in town April 14 to talk about sled dog racing in the icy tundra. Doug Ruzicka, who leads… Continue reading

Peninsula: Homeland security council hires coordinator

A Poulsbo man has been hired to coordinate homeland security on the Kitsap and Olympic peninsulas. John Szymanski will work with emergency management officials in… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Two rescued from water beneath City Pier

PORT ANGELES -- Firefighters rescued two people from beneath City Pier early Thursday morning after a woman apparently fell over the pier railing and plunged… Continue reading