Gardiner man seeking permit to convert acreage into visitor attraction

GARDINER -- Gary A. Bandy is trolling for tourism. Bandy, through the property management firm G.A.B. Inc., has filed an application for a conditional use… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Lt. Gov. Owen speaks at meth seminar

PORT ANGELES -- Just say no -- to uncreative drug prevention efforts. That's the message Washington Lt. Gov. Brad Owen and former legislator the Rev.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Skate park proponents told to keep working

PORT ANGELES -- Stopping short of a formal endorsement, the City Parks and Recreation Commission told proponents of a skate park Thursday to do more… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Schools to dip into reserves to cover budget shortfall

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Port Townsend School District plans to use $319,000 in reserve funds to cover an expected budget shortfall during the 2002-03 fiscal… Continue reading

Port Townsend/Quilcene: Accused killer testifies in his own defense

QUILCENE -- Accused killer Gary L. Middleton Sr. took the stand Thursday to defend his actions in the April 28 shooting death of Douglas "Tony"… Continue reading

Sequim: Two council members oppose to rest stop plan

SEQUIM -- A move to halt construction of a rest stop near the Simdars Road-U.S. Highway 101 interchange remains alive even though the City Council… Continue reading

Forks: Clallam charter review hearing tonight

West End residents will have a chance tonight to comment on proposed changes to Clallam County's home rule charter at a public hearing in Forks.… Continue reading

Jefferson: 9-1-1 tape suggests premeditation in murder trial

A dramatic 15-minute 9-1-1 dispatch tape played Wednesday during the third day in the trial of Gary L. Middleton Sr. recounted the incidents leading to… Continue reading

Jefferson: Agencies discuss investment fund program

PORT TOWNSEND -- Elected officials from four governments in Jefferson County discussed setting up a community investment fund Wednesday to provide money for sewers, streets,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: “Welcoming workshop” today

Restaurant and business owners in Jefferson and Clallam counties are invited to attend --along with their employees -- tonight's workshop on "making more money with… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Conference center permit and variance delayed until July 10

PORT ANGELES -- A decision on the permit and height variance necessary for the proposed Oak Street conference center has been delayed by the Planning… Continue reading

West End applauds Coast Guard

LAPUSH -- More than 250 people turned out Wednesday to celebrate the U.S. Coast Guard presence and dedication to the West End. About 25 guardsmen… Continue reading

Dungeness: Jawbone found on ground probably belonged to a Peninsula ancestor

DUNGENESS -- A mystery started by the discovery Tuesday of a human jawbone was quickly solved by detectives who determined that it came from someone… Continue reading

Forks: City eliminates economic development position

Budget woes have prompted the city of Forks to restructure its economic development and eliminate one position, Mayor Nedra Reed announced Tuesday. Effective Monday, the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: High school gymnasium to get overhaul

PORT ANGELES -- A one-time Emergency School Repair and Renovation Grant will help upgrade the Port Angeles High School "spectator" gymnasium. A public hearing for… Continue reading

Port Angeles: House subcommittee bill includes funding for Elwha dams project

PORT ANGELES -- Legislation introduced by the U.S. House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee on Tuesday includes the allocation of $21.7 million to fund next year's phase… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Dancer injured during ballet performance

A dancer with the Pacific Northwest Ballet who was making her final U.S. performance before retiring suffered a broken foot during a show at Fort… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Slain man’s widow takes the witness stand in murder trial

The widow of a local man shot to death April 28 outside the Maple Grove Motel in Quilcene testified Tuesday that her life "wasn't in… Continue reading

Sequim: Finishing interchange tops list of transportation projects

SEQUIM -- Completion of the Simdars Road interchange at U.S. Highway 101 is the top priority of the city's six-year transportation improvement plan introduced Monday.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: $836,000 project will allow airport development

PORT ANGELES -- A $836,000 expansion of the stormwater system at William R. Fairchild International Airport later this summer will allow construction of a new… Continue reading