Jefferson: Parking fees likely coming to Fort Worden

PORT TOWNSEND -- Even though Fort Worden State Park is nearly self-supporting, it will not be exempt from planned new parking fees for state parks.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Dead fisherman may have killed himself

PORT ANGELES -- Police believe a Tacoma fisherman who disappeared in the Elwha River and washed up on a remote Canadian island last week may… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Lodging tax board to review conference center plan

PORT ANGELES -- Lodging Tax Committee members chose Thursday to take two weeks to review the latest draft of the proposed Oak Street hotel and… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Warren exhibit opens Saturday

PORT ANGELES -- The public will have a chance to see artifacts recovered from an automobile found in the depths of Lake Crescent earlier this… Continue reading

West End: Wildfires 25 percent contained

SEKIU -- Firefighters battling five blazes burning private timberland north and east of Lake Ozette are gaining ground. Officials reported Thursday night that the blazes… Continue reading

Clallam: Candidates talk issues during televised forum

PORT ANGELES --Clallam County District 1 Court Judge John Doherty and challenger Rick Porter sparred over the court's $6 million in outstanding fines Wednesday during… Continue reading

Fires hit West End timberlands

About 400 acres of private timberland was ablaze Wednesday night east of Lake Ozette. Although seven fires were burning in what has been dubbed the… Continue reading


PORT TOWNSEND -- It is 5 a.m. and still dark when Carla Meyer arrives for work at Jefferson Transit. After checking the schedule, she heads… Continue reading

Peninsula: Olympic Medical Center signs contract for nursing home management

PORT ANGELES --Olympic Medical Center commissioners Wednesday night approved a letter of intent on a deal that could lead to the sale of Olympic Care… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Conference center critic to drop lawsuit

PORT ANGELES -- Best Western Olympic Lodge owner Tod McClaskey said Wednesday he will drop his lawsuit to halt the proposed $16.5 million Oak Street… Continue reading

Port Angeles: State appeals court hears cases

PORT ANGELES -- Three state appellate judges held court Wednesday at Peninsula College, with their proceedings anything but ordinary. From behind folding tables draped in… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Affordable housing talk due today

PORT TOWNSEND -- Government, nonprofit and business professionals will try to knock down the walls that stand in the way of affordable housing in Jefferson… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Ichikawa to officially become PT sister city

PORT TOWNSEND -- Ichikawa, Japan, will officially become Port Townsend's sister city next week when a delegation of 20 local residents, including Mayor Kees Kolff… Continue reading

Clallam: Auditor candidates debate expenses, voting

SEQUIM -- Incumbent Clallam County Auditor Cathleen McKeown says remodeling the motor vehicle licensing section of her office was done to prevent worker injuries and… Continue reading

Clallam: Commissioner candidates Doherty, Kitchel clash

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County Commissioner Mike Doherty and his election challenger, Phil Kitchel, blame each other for increases in the number of county employees.… Continue reading

Clallam: Prosecutor recall bid dismissed

PORT ANGELES -- An Island County judge has dismissed a petition to recall Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Chris Shea. Judge Vickie Churchill ruled that Port… Continue reading

Jefferson: Rural library trustees air preliminary budget

PORT HADLOCK -- Jefferson County Rural Library District trustees are proposing a $989,600 budget for fiscal 2003. Although the library plans to expand services --… Continue reading

Peninsula: Appeals Court to hear cases in PA today –

PORT ANGELES -- The state Court of Appeals is taking its show on the road with today's stop at Peninsula College. Beginning at 8 a.m.,… Continue reading

Peninsula: Peninsula College receiving facelift

PORT ANGELES -- Peninsula College will start a $4 million construction project in December bringing all student services into a centrally located building on its… Continue reading

Peninsula: State Rep. Buck, challenger Thomas debate on TV

PORT ANGELES -- Whether the state should institute an income tax highlighted a televised debate between state Rep. Jim Buck, R-Joyce, and his Democratic challenger,… Continue reading