Driver accused in car crash deaths due in court today

PORT ANGELES -- Arraignment is scheduled this morning in Clallam County Superior Court for the driver of a car that crashed New Year's Eve killing… Continue reading

Ex-Peninsula College foreign students ordered out of U.S.

PORT ANGELES -- Two international students who attended Peninsula College are being detained by the federal government and are scheduled to return to Mongolia later… Continue reading

Historical Dungeness Valley farm sold

SEQUIM -- Hyer Farm has a new owner. Nicole Reed of Sequim will purchase the property and buildings, which are on the National Registry of… Continue reading

Hollywood comes to Jefferson General Hospital

PORT TOWNSEND -- Indiana Jones, Marilyn Monroe, Pee Wee Herman and the three Amigos roamed the halls of Jefferson General Hospital on Thursday as employees… Continue reading

Peninsula: Porpoise deaths increase; some apparently succumbed before Navy sonar testing

SEQUIM -- A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist said Thursday that four harbor porpoise have been reported dead along east Clallam County shores this… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Crash drill set for May 22 at airport

PORT ANGELES -- Smoke and flames will rise from south of William R. Fairchild International Airport on May 22, but emergency service agencies will be… Continue reading

Port Townsend Rhododendron Festival in full-swing this weekend

PORT TOWNSEND -- The 68th Rhododendron Festival is in full swing this weekend. Set-ups for street events are nearly complete, even though most of the… Continue reading

Port Townsend-Port Ludlow regatta postponed until June

The sixth annual Port-to-Port Regatta between Port Townsend and Port Ludlow, scheduled for this weekend, has been postponed until the end of June. Wooden Boat… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Utah man’s arraignment on murder charge today

A Utah man accused of killing his former father-in-law is scheduled to be arraigned on a first-degree murder charge at 8:30 a.m. today in Jefferson… Continue reading

Fluoridation may be revisited in Sequim

SEQUIM -- Fluoridation might not be a dead issue in the city of Sequim. But Mayor Walt Schubert said it will need a bottom-up effort… Continue reading

Jefferson: County’s elderly population above state average, life-expectancy below

Jefferson County has twice the state average of people 65 and older. And it has 50 percent more folks 85 and older than the state… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Funding strategy for rescue tug signed

A Senate Bill signed Wednesday by Gov. Gary Locke provides a funding strategy for a rescue tugboat to remain on station at Neah Bay for… Continue reading

Peninsula: Did Navy sonar cause porpoises to die?

DUNGENESS -- Officials are trying to determine if the death of a harbor porpoise found washed ashore on Dungeness Spit is related to the use… Continue reading

Peninsula: Total lunar eclipse will happen tonight

If the weather permits, Jefferson and Clallam residents will see a total lunar eclipse tonight. The lunar eclipse, which happens when the Earth blocks sunlight… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Students may have to pay to play

PORT ANGELES -- Students in sports and other extracurricular activities could pay more than $100 to participate next year. Following a budget work session Wednesday,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Workers back on job at Crown Pacific mill

PORT ANGELES -- Logs are again running through the North Olympic Peninsula's most advanced sawmill after a two-week slowdown idled 20 workers. "They're running," said… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Federal grant to rebuild fire station OK”d

Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge has approved a $1.8 million hazard mitigation grant for Port Townsend to reconstruct its main fire station. The fire hall… Continue reading

West End: Quileute looking for new police chief

LAPUSH -- The Quileute tribe will seek a new person to head its police department following Chief Rich Christiansen's departure last week. A tribal official… Continue reading

Discovery Bay attraction getting face lift from new owners

DISCOVERY BAY -- A popular Jefferson County roadside attraction is getting a facelift thanks to its new owners. Earney and Schen Callahan purchased Eaglemount Rockeries… Continue reading

Efforts under way to mark Clallam’s 150th birthday in 2004

PORT ANGELES -- Flash forward to a celebration of Clallam County's past: April 26, 2004, marks the 150th year since the county broke away from… Continue reading