PORT ANGELES: City Council endorses Qwest plan

> PORT ANGELES -- The City Council has endorsed a plan by Qwest Communications to enter the long-distance telephone business. The company, formerly U S… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Navy minesweepers arrive Friday

> PORT ANGELES -- The city will return to its naval heritage Friday when two minesweepers arrive for the Memorial Day weekend. The minesweepers USS… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: School Board vetoes skateboard park

> PORT TOWNSEND -- A potential new skateboard park won't be located at Mountain View Elementary School. The Port Townsend School Board decided this week… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Oldest mean population in state

> The over-40 crowd rules on the North Olympic Peninsula. The latest U.S. Census figures released this week show: * Sequim having the state's oldest… Continue reading

BLYN: Officials relocating creek, RV park tenants

> BLYN -- Only four mobile units remain in what previously was a bustling recreational vehicle park on South Sequim Road. "We still have to… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Clean-water district approved

> In times past, Dungeness Bay beachcombers were confident the shellfish they harvested were safe to eat. But times have changed, according to a majority… Continue reading

CLALLAM: County treasurer calls tax-break plan unfair

> A Planning Commission proposal to give property tax breaks to county residents who promise to use their land as farmland has one Clallam County… Continue reading

How YOU might be in Jennifer Lopez’s next movie!

> Attention all Peninsula residents with stars in their eyes: Casting will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the Pope Marine… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Cutter

> Active arrives June 9, one day earlier The Active will return to Port Angeles a day early so crew members can be honored with… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Hangar fire forces company move, review

> An insurance inspector is expected today to review the cause of Sunday morning's hangar fire at William R. Fairchild International Airport in Port Angeles.… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: No symptoms related to E. coli reported

> No health problems are expected to surface from a delivery of possible contaminated meat, health officials said Tuesday. Evergreen Meats of Port Angeles voluntarily… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Rhododendron Festival Grand Parade winners announced

> PORT TOWNSEND -- The annual Rhododendron Festival culminated Saturday with the traditional Grand Parade. Entries winning major awards in the Grand Parade are: Sweepstakes… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Schools to charge rental fee for buildings, fields

> SEQUIM -- Superintendent Mike Joyner doesn't expect the school district to collect major revenue by increasing user fees for the district's buildings and fields.… Continue reading

ADVICE: Cook your hamburger well above 155 degrees and you’ll chase any E. coli bacteria away.

> Clallam County Environmental Health Department Director Tania Busch-Weak says the possible E. coli linked to Evergreen Meats Inc. of Port Angeles appears to have… Continue reading

CLALLAM: County weighs tax breaks for owners of farm properties

> Clallam County landowners who own less than 3.2 acres may be forced to subsidize tax breaks for residents who own more acres and promise… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: Higher education center to offer teaching degrees

> Graduating seniors won't be the only ones entering college next fall if Matt Lyons can help it. The Jefferson County Higher Education Center coordinator… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: Reason for board member’s removal not public information, county administrator says

> PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County officials won't give specific reasons why they removed Robert Henderson of Quilcene from the Noxious Weed Control Board. County… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Ground beef recalled over E. coli possibility

> A Port Angeles business is voluntarily recalling 1,800 pounds of ground beef distributed to North Olympic Peninsula restaurants over possible E. coli contamination. But… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Hero cutter – Active – to be welcomed home

> PORT ANGELES -- Community leaders are planning to welcome the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Active and its crew home in style when they return… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: PAHS graduate captures third place in tennis championships

> SPOKANE -- Jesse Schouten, a Port Angeles High School graduate, captured third place in singles and doubles last weekend at the Northwest Athletic Association… Continue reading