LITTLE THRIFT STORE PLAYS A BIG COMMUNITY ROLE

SEQUIM -- In a sunny house on Bell Street last week, Brenda Holton fingered an unblemished, soft fur coat hanging on a rack. The jacket… Continue reading

“Read Across America” in Peninsula schools on Monday

Monday marks "Read Across America," and it will be celebrated at schools across Jefferson and Clallam counties with read-a-thons and other events. Organized by the… Continue reading

East Jefferson group organizes to improve fishing

PORT TOWNSEND -- Local officials, business leaders and residents are banding together to improve sport fishing opportunities in east Jefferson County. More than 100 people… Continue reading

New school dedicated in Neah Bay

NEAH BAY -- Luke and Ada Markishtum Middle School was dedicated Saturday following seven years of planning, fund raising and a lengthy construction process. State… Continue reading

Port Angeles girls’ streak in jeopardy

PUYALLUP -- Revenge or not, Kentlake is going to be hard to stop. The Port Angeles High School girls basketball team was the latest to… Continue reading

Port Townsend loses sub-district game, but has another chance

EATONVILLE -- Port Townsend lost to Eatonville for the third time this season, but the Redskins may yet get another chance to knock off the… Continue reading

PT, North Kitsap students face off during mock trial

PORT TOWNSEND -- In the fictitious Washington county of Maradona, a heinous crime has occurred. Or was it a tragic accident? The state files charges… Continue reading

Sequim group to protest Wal-Mart construction

SEQUIM -- A demonstration against Wal-Mart and other "big box" retailers is scheduled from 10 a.m. this coming Saturday at the corner of Washington Street… Continue reading

Sequim: Miss Congeniality is also queen of the 108th Irrigation Festival

SEQUIM -- With smiles, squeals and hugs, 16-year-old Leah Stites was crowned queen of the 108th Irrigation Festival on Saturday night. "I have no idea… Continue reading

Who from the North Olympic Peninsula is in or en route to the Persian Gulf region? – The

is compiling the names of Jefferson and Clallam residents in the armed services -- active duty and reserve -- who are involved in the current… Continue reading

Developers responsible for malls’ impacts on Sequim, city official says

SEQUIM -- Developers of two shopping centers in the western part of the city will be responsible for upgrading surrounding roads, city Planning Director Dennis… Continue reading

Faux policeman may make comeback

PORT TOWNSEND -- One of "officer" Bob Wire's creators said she's ready to stage a comeback for the faux policeman. But Jean Marzan said it'll… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Makah plan emergency services complex

NEAH BAY -- Plans are in the works for a new complex that would house all of the Makah tribe's emergency services. The proposed "9-1-1… Continue reading

Port Angeles inaugurates downtown Mardi Gras festival Saturday

Mardi Gras is a time for letting loose free spirits before the onset of the Christian observation of Lent, a time of reflection and self-denial.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Adult-oriented Mardi Gras party Saturday night

The Port Angeles Downtown Association's Mardi Gras festivities on Saturday afternoon stress family-oriented activities. Adults looking for more Mardi-zest in their pre-Lenten festivities will find… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Police search home suspected of being meth lab

PORT TOWNSEND -- Police were searching a house at the corner of Hendricks and 12th streets, the site of a suspected methamphetamine lab, late into… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Sounds of Brazilian Carnival at Fort Worden jazz concert

In New Orleans, it's Mardi Gras. In Rio de Janeiro, it's Carnival. In Port Townsend, the Brazilian Jazz sounds of Jovino Santos Neto Quintet will… Continue reading

The spans of time: Port Angeles seeks new Eighth Street bridge designs

PORT ANGELES -- The long process has begun for replacing the Eighth Street bridges over Valley and Tumwater creeks. The estimated $15.6 million project could… Continue reading

Clallam: New Jimmycomelately Creek channel nearly complete – More fish habitat restoration work planned near Blyn

BLYN -- It took several months and three excavators, but the new channel for Jimmycomelately Creek is nearly finished. The new channel is being completed… Continue reading

Clallam: Safety officials urge residents to be prepared

PORT ANGELES -- Duct tape and plastic wrap are nothing new in the realm of emergency preparedness. But local emergency coordinators say what's more important… Continue reading