Port Hadlock: Town festival a hit with young and old

PORT HADLOCK -- Hadlock Days offered lots of down-home fun Saturday, as the annual community celebration filled Kivley Center and the grassy field beyond. "It's… Continue reading

Sequim: Lavender festival tours conclude tonight; vendors say sales are brisk

SEQUIM -- Lured by the magical powers of lavender flowers, thousands of people came to the Sequim-Dungeness Valley on Friday and Saturday for the first… Continue reading

Clallam: County charter panel approves redistricting, initiative process changes

The Clallam County Charter Review Commission tentatively approved charter revisions Thursday concerning redistricting guidelines and a "clear and detailed" initiative process. The revisions will be… Continue reading

Hadlock Days to provide fun family outing

PORT HADLOCK -- Residents and visitors will take to the streets Saturday for the annual Hadlock Days celebration featuring a parade, dance, games and rides.… Continue reading

Jefferson: Former Leland denizens recall growing up in long-gone community

LELAND -- To most North Olympic Peninsula residents, Lake Leland is a place to go fishing, have a picnic or go camping. But to the… Continue reading

Jefferson: Political season officially starts with candidate filings Monday

Filing for fall elections begins in earnest Monday in the auditor's office of the Jefferson County Courthouse. Ten positions -- including a county commissioner seat… Continue reading

LaPush: Quileute tribe to celebrate heritage

LAPUSH -- The Quileute tribe will celebrate its culture and honor 2002 Paddle Journey canoe pullers during the Quileute Days celebration this weekend. Quileute Days,… Continue reading

Sequim: School officials to meet at resort 80 miles away

SEQUIM -- A retreat for school district administrators will be held 80 miles away despite objections raised by a local resident. Superintendent Mike Joyner confirmed… Continue reading

Sequim: Thousands coming to smell and savor lavender this weekend

SEQUIM -- Paint the town purple. The sixth annual Celebrate Lavender Festival gets under way today and thousands of visitors are expected. The festival runs… Continue reading

Carlsborg: State Patrol still investigating crash involving deputy

CARLSBORG -- The Washington State Patrol is continuing its investigation into the sheriff's patrol car crash that injured a 28-year-old woman last Friday. Michelle L.… Continue reading

Peninsula: Tourism tracking devices being installed

Various tourism locations in Clallam, Jefferson and Kitsap counties are receiving computerized survey boxes this week that are paid for by the state Business and… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Conference center land swap on Natural Resources agenda in Olympia

A land swap vital to the Port Angeles hotel and conference center project will be considered by the state Board of Natural Resources during a… Continue reading

Port Angeles: School construction to be completed on schedule, official says

PORT ANGELES --Jefferson Elementary School construction is expected to be completed on schedule in late October or November. Project Manager Roger Easling said the project… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Shrine Circus coming to town amid threat of protests

PORT ANGELES -- The Shrine Circus will be coming to town Sunday despite planned protests and falsified cancellation notices. Throughout town, circus posters have been… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Firefighters douse stubborn dump blaze

PORT TOWNSEND -- Firefighters from four departments contained a Wednesday night trash fire at the Jefferson County landfill before it could get out of control.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Jefferson General Hospital may downsize to qualify for federal program

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson General Hospital commissioners decided Wednesday to seek admission into federal program to reduce the gap between the cost of Medicare services… Continue reading

Sequim: Council supports vote on sales tax increase

SEQUIM -- Acknowledging that a proposed countywide sales tax increase is little more than a stopgap measure, the City Council agreed Wednesday to support a… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Council holds off on Carnegie Library contract award

PORT ANGELES -- The Carnegie Library revitalization project contract won't be awarded for at least two weeks. During a meeting Tuesday, the City Council decided… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Man remains hospitalized after dog attack

PORT ANGELES -- A local man bitten by a Rottweiler over the weekend remained hospitalized Tuesday at Olympic Medical Center. Joe Roeder was listed in… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Council to meet with fire commissioners over possible merger

The Port Townsend City Council will hold a workshop with Jefferson County Fire District No. 6 commissioners to explore the possibility of joint operations. Council… Continue reading