West End: Clallam County seeks permit for park repair

CLALLAM BAY -- Clallam County officials have filed applications for state hydraulics permits to rebuild bridge access to Clallam Bay Community Park's beach. "We hope… Continue reading

Brinnon levy vote down to the wire

BRINNON -- The Brinnon School District's levy election was too close to call Tuesday night. And its possible the election on the proposed two-year $463,041… Continue reading

Crescent School measure failing; Friday count awaited

JOYCE -- Crescent School District's proposed maintenance and operations levy was failing by slightly more than 1 percent late Tuesday, leaving supporters waiting anxiously for… Continue reading

Forks schools officials “ecstatic” over early returns

FORKS -- A two-year, $1.18 million replacement levy for the Quillayute Valley School District appeared to be passing overwhelmingly Tuesday night, and district officials say… Continue reading

Forks: Scholarship auction dates changed

The annual Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction has been rescheduled for March 15 and March 16 because of conflicting student activities. The auction was originally scheduled… Continue reading

Marrowstone Island vet heads for Iditarod

MARROWSTONE ISLAND -- Every year when Vern Starks packs his bags for his spring vacation, he worries that the temperature will be too warm. "I… Continue reading

Port Angeles schools levy passing

PORT ANGELES -- School officials cheered Tuesday as preliminary levy election results were read -- the replacement tax was passing 64 percent to 36 percent.… Continue reading

Quilcene voters supporting redistricting

QUILCENE -- Voters are giving Quilcene School District officials the green light to draw new boundaries for School Board member subdistricts. Initial election returns Tuesday… Continue reading

Teen allegedly prints money, tries to pass it in Canada

A 17-year-old boy will be arraigned today in Clallam County juvenile court for felony forgery and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. The boy is accused of… Continue reading

Wal-Mart confirms it’s coming to Sequim

SEQUIM -- Wal-Mart will build a 118,000-square-foot store that will open in 2004, the retailing giant confirmed Tuesday. Wal-Mart spokeswoman Amy Hill said an architectural… Continue reading

Ballots due today in school levy elections

Mail-in ballots for replacement maintenance and operations levies for the Quillayute Valley, Port Angeles and Crescent school districts are due today. To be counted, ballots… Continue reading

Jefferson: Brinnon, Quilcene, Forks school-levy voting ends tonight

Jefferson County residents in the Brinnon, Quilcene and Forks school districts have until tonight to cast ballots in their local elections. Voters in the Brinnon… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Olympic National Park plans tribute to astronaut McCool

PORT ANGELES -- Astronaut William "Willie" C. McCool was a backcountry camper who so loved Olympic National Park that he took a piece of it… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Questions about fluoride arise

PORT ANGELES -- The first potential opposition to the proposed fluoridation of the city water supply arose Monday at the Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce's… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Utility closer to ocean wave energy pact

PORT ANGELES -- A three-year sales contract for power generated by a proposed ocean wave project near Cape Flattery could be ready by the end… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Forums due on City Hall annex proposal

PORT TOWNSEND -- Residents will soon get to tell municipal politicians what they think about a proposed City Hall annex. Council members voted unanimously Monday… Continue reading

Sequim: Landing gear may be donated to Museum of Flight

SEQUIM -- A 6½-foot-tall landing gear assembly from a P-38 Lightning warplane that crashed in 1943 near Maynard Peak could soon become part of the… Continue reading

Sequim: Rivers End group may sue over flooding

SEQUIM -- A group of Dungeness River property owners is threatening legal action against Clallam County. In a letter to county commissioners, the group accused… Continue reading

Sequim: Space junk may be to blame, ex-space industry worker says

BY JIM MANDERS SEQUIM -- A retired scientist who worked in Kennedy Space Center's satellite operations center and who hosted astronaut William "Willie" C. McCool… Continue reading

Sequim: Wal-Mart superstore coming to town?

There's a big -- big -- retail store in Sequim's near future. Speculation immediately surfaced that it will be a new Wal-Mart superstore, but no… Continue reading