Sequim: Seven appeals filed against shopping center proposals

SEQUIM -- Seven appeals asking for complete environmental studies have been filed against two regional shopping centers proposed in Sequim. The appeals cite environmental, traffic… Continue reading

Sunday Showcase New Forks entrepreneurs see starry future in satellite transport

Near massive stacks of fresh-dried lumber at the Portac mill in Forks, two young men quietly labor to reshape what they see as an aerospace… Continue reading

Come enjoy the Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts!

By Laura Rosser The Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts this weekend celebrates its 10th year of bringing worldwide entertainment to the North Olympic… Continue reading

  • May 23, 2003
  • LAURA ROSSER

Peninsula: Activities abound this holiday weekend

While others are headed to ShrimpFest in Brinnon to gorge themselves on seafood, activities abound in other Peninsula communities this weekend. The biggest event is… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Multicultural Task Force lauds Coast Guard handling of racial complaint

PORT ANGELES -- Community Multicultural Task Force members Thursday lauded the U.S. Coast Guard's handling of recent allegations of racism against a guardsman that later… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Judge Majhan will preside over murder trial

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County Superior Court Judge Thomas J. Majhan will preside over the trial of Ryan Neil Sorensen. Sorensen, 30, of Spanish Fork,… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Shooting victim’s daughter seeks protection order

PORT TOWNSEND -- The daughter of a man shot to death April 29 is seeking a protection order from her father's alleged killer, her ex-husband… Continue reading

Shrimp a big deal this weekend in Brinnon

BRINNON -- Shrimp is a big deal this weekend. Sponsored by Friends of Brinnon, the ninth annual ShrimpFest takes place Saturday and Sunday just south… Continue reading

West End: New Forks High School principal selected

FORKS -- Quillayute Valley School District officials have named Steven J. Quick as principal of Forks High School. Quick has been a kindergarten through 12th… Continue reading

West End: Rescue tug finishes fifth season of operation

NEAH BAY -- The Barbara Foss rescue tug finished its fifth season of duty in the Strait of Juan de Fuca on Friday after successfully… Continue reading

Jefferson: Explorers sweep Pacific Challenge awards

PORT TOWNSEND -- A group of local alternative education students sailing as Puget Sound Explorers have swept the awards in this year's Pacific Challenge, an… Continue reading

Joyce: Crescent voters call school levy defeat a message to officials

JOYCE -- Tracey Grover has always supported Crescent School District's maintenance and operations levy. As a parent of two elementary-age children who attend Crescent School,… Continue reading

Joyce: Levy loss won’t affect staff

JOYCE -- The apparent failure of this week's replacement maintenance and operations levy for the Crescent School District won't affect staffing. But it will mean… Continue reading

Marrowstone: Battle lines drawn over proposed utility system

CHIMACUM -- The battle lines over a public water system were drawn Wednesday night after Jefferson County Public Utility District No. 1 commissioners approve a… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Bed tax panel to keep conference center money in reserve

PORT ANGELES -- The $200,000 bed tax money collected so far for marketing a still-to-be-built Oak Street conference center will stay in the bank --… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Attorney for accused killer wants him analyzed

The attorney for accused killer Ryan Neil Sorensen is seeking taxpayer money for a psychological evaluation of his client. Richard Davies filed a motion in… Continue reading

Proposed Coast Guard security measures could hit ferries hard

New anti-terrorism rules proposed by the U.S. Coast Guard could have a devastating financial effect on public and private ferries and tour boat services. As… Continue reading

Sequim: Minimum footage proposed for store design standards

SEQUIM -- An ad hoc committee is recommending all commercial projects of more than 20,000 square feet be required to meet minimum design standards. The… Continue reading

Bold burglars have Clallam Bay residents on edge

CLALLAM BAY -- Betty and Newsom Baker have always left their doors unlocked. But since their home was burglarized last month, they're changing their habits.… Continue reading

Joyce: Crescent school levy fails for second time this year

JOYCE -- The Crescent School District has failed to get enough voter support to pass a replacement maintenance and operations levy for the second time… Continue reading