Jefferson: Health department issues boil advisory for Bridgehaven

SHINE -- E. coli bacteria has been found during a routine test of the Bridgehaven community's water system, and health officials are asking residents there… Continue reading

Joyce: Ballots coming in for Crescent School District election

JOYCE -- Less than half the ballots have been returned in the Crescent School District's second attempt to pass a maintenance and operations levy with… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Underground, former brothel highlight historic tour

PORT ANGELES -- Standing in a sunny upstairs bedroom where peeling, 1920s-era aqua wallpaper has witnessed better days, Don Perry likes to speculate on what… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Police Department shows off its new colors as part of open house Monday

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Police Department is putting on a bit of a new face, and the public will get to see it close up.… Continue reading

Sequim Irrigation Festival parade shines under “berry” bright skies

SEQUIM -- The sun shone brightly over "A Berry Sunny Sequim" Saturday afternoon as the city's 108th Irrigation Festival Grand Parade glided down Washington Street.… Continue reading

West End: Wellness, healing focus of five-day event in LaPush

LAPUSH -- The Quileute tribe will host an event entitled "Peninsula Family Healing Gathering" featuring community meals, drum making clinics, drumming performances, a health fair… Continue reading

Federal government sets aside money for Olympic National Park

PORT ANGELES -- Olympic National Park's annual performance plan and current year budget are available for review. According to park Superintendent Bill Laitner, the park's… Continue reading

Nordland: Legal issue puts Marrowstone Island water system plans on hold

NORDLAND -- A petition to have Jefferson County Public Utility District No. 1 build a water system on Marrowstone Island was ruled invalid during a… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Choice High School to remain despite budget woes

PORT ANGELES -- The School Board will not consider closing Choice Alternative High School as a way to save money and balance its 2003-04 budget.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: No selective prosecution in robbery case, judge rules

PORT ANGELES -- A Clallam County Superior Court judge has overruled claims of selective prosecution and prosecutorial vindictiveness in the case of a teenager charged… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Who’s that girl?

PORT ANGELES -- About 150 people are expected to attend 14th annual Esprit Gala, a convention that begins Monday and is partly intended to build… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Bed races a highlight during Rhododendron Festival

PORT TOWNSEND -- Once again, the Rhododendron Festival will feature people leisurely enjoying the sights and sounds of downtown Port Townsend while being pushed down… Continue reading

Jefferson: Arraignment delay for accused murderer to be sought

The attorney for Ryan Neil Sorensen, who is charged with murdering Port Hadlock businessman Frank M. "Skip" Smith, will ask Jefferson County Superior Court Judge… Continue reading

Port Townsend: New pier will provide a home for maritime educational programs

BY Kasia Pierzga PORT TOWNSEND -- Local maritime heritage programs got a boost this week with the city giving environmental approval to plans for a… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2003
  • KASIA PIERZGA

Sequim council rejects fluoridation

SEQUIM -- The City Council decided Wednesday not to fluoridate city water after a community survey showed strong objection to the chemical additive. By rejecting… Continue reading

Sequim: City Hall project could cost $3 million

SEQUIM -- The city will have to spend nearly $3 million to build a new City Hall if it wants to house all departments and… Continue reading

Sequim: Irrigation Festival activities resume today

SEQUIM -- The 108th Sequim Irrigation Festival resumes today as the two-week event builds to a crescendo of weekend activities. Arts events highlight today's schedule… Continue reading

Sports: Chimacum wins at least share of first place honors

CHIMACUM -- The Chimacum Cowboys guaranteed themselves at least a share of first place in the Nisqually League with a 4-0 baseball victory over the… Continue reading

Peninsula College names vice president of student services

Peninsula College officials announced Tuesday that Jack R. Huls Jr. has been named vice president of student services. Huls, dean of student services at Treasure… Continue reading

Peninsula: Roadwork season rolls – sometimes to a stop

Expect a busy summer of roadwork on the North Olympic Peninsula -- one that could lead to some serious traffic backups. So say state Department… Continue reading