SEQUIM -- Emphysema is draining the life from 69-year-old Karl Gahn, but the pain of his illness pales in comparison to the loneliness he feels.… Continue reading

Clallam: Locke presents $3 million skills center check

PORT ANGELES -- Gov. Gary Locke presented a $3 million check to North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center officials during a small ceremony Friday afternoon at… Continue reading

Gov. Locke’s surprise appearance highlights Peninsula high school graduations

Gov. Gary Locke's appearance at the Port Angeles High School graduation highlighted a weekend that finishes 2002 commencement exercises in Clallam and Jefferson counties. Graduating… Continue reading

Peninsula College graduates excited, but apprehensive

PORT ANGELES -- Whoops, cheers and some apprehension followed Peninsula College students through their graduation ceremony Saturday afternoon. "It's kind of exciting, but scary, wondering… Continue reading

Sequim: Greywolf candidates have years of experience

SEQUIM -- Greywolf Elementary School's next principal won't lack for experience -- the two finalists for the job each has more than 25 years experience.… Continue reading

Sunday Showcase: Estimated number of single fathers

Federal officials say about 15 percent of all single-parent households are led by single fathers. Although no agency tracks the exact number of single fathers… Continue reading

Sunday Showcase: Single fathers raising children in Clallam and Jefferson counties

There are still things that Randy Manthe is learning about being a single dad to his 8-year-old daughter. "I don't know how to do a… Continue reading

Two missing, presumed drowned in Peninsula rivers

Two people were missing and presumed drowned in separate incidents Saturday on the North Olympic Peninsula. U.S. Coast Guard helicopter search and rescue crews from… Continue reading

Jefferson: County plans crackdown on illegal garbage heaps, makeshift outhouses, more

The Jefferson County Board of Health is developing an ordinance that would crack down on properties that illegally stockpile garbage or have ongoing septic violations.… Continue reading

Peninsula College graduation set for Saturday

Diplomas will be presented to more than 350 Peninsula College students during a commencement ceremony on the college's main campus in Port Angeles on Saturday.… Continue reading

Peninsula: Some children to be exempted from vaccination because of medicine shortage

A continuing nationwide vaccine shortage means children entering schools in Jefferson and Clallam counties are temporarily excused from getting certain immunizations, the state Board of… Continue reading

Sequim: Alleged leader of statewide drug ring faces 174 felony charges

SEQUIM -- Prosecutors on Thursday filed 174 felony charges against a Sequim man accused of operating a statewide drug ring masked by a Sequim trucking… Continue reading

Sequim: Authorities join with Victoria in investigating international child porn

SEQUIM -- Authorities in Victoria are crediting Sequim police with a major breakthrough in an international child pornography probe. Thanks to Sequim computer forensics investigators,… Continue reading

Sequim: Charter review hearing speakers shoot down article to promote law enforcement

SEQUIM -- A proposal adding an article to the Clallam County charter making law enforcement the paramount duty of county government was thrashed over by… Continue reading

Clallam: Four high schools hold commencements this weekend

Hundreds of students from Clallam County public schools will graduate from high schools in Port Angeles, Joyce, Clallam Bay and Neah Bay this weekend. Port… Continue reading

Coast Guard presence beefing up in Port Angeles Harbor

PORT ANGELES -- A fourth Coast Guard cutter will call Port Angeles Harbor home in the very near future. The 87-foot cutter Wahoo is scheduled… Continue reading

Peninsula: Officials review Hood Canal Bridge environmental issues

SHINE -- State and federal agencies are reviewing the impacts Hood Canal Bridge work will have on eel grass, bald eagles, bull trout and other… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Locke to make appearances on Friday

Gov. Gary Locke will be in Port Angeles on Friday afternoon to present a $3 million check for the North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center to… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Oil recovery barge to be dedicated

Clean Sound Cooperative will place a 200-foot barge into service with a ceremony today at 11 a.m. at the Port of Port Angeles T-Pier off… Continue reading

Quilcene: Class of 2002 to graduate Saturday

QUILCENE -- Angy, Ashley, Becky, Bre. Joe, Josh, Julia, Kelly. In a senior class of 26, everybody knows your name. And in case they don't,… Continue reading