Clallam: Transit ridership rises 6 percent

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam Transit System boardings rose 6 percent last year, according a report released this week by Terry Weed, Clallam Transit operations manager.… Continue reading

Parking to remain free at Fort Worden State Park — for now

PORT TOWNSEND -- Parking will remain free in Fort Worden State Park this year. This morning, a member of the Fort Worden Advisory Committee will… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Library project a few bricks short

PORT ANGELES -- With only 90 days until Carnegie Library restoration work begins, officials are scrambling to come up with more World War I-era bricks.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Petitions oppose City Hall annex

BY KEVEN DREWS PORT TOWNSEND -- A local resident says he will present petitions at Monday night's City Council meeting that are signed by as… Continue reading

West End: Quileute Tribal Council reorganizes

LAPUSH -- Tourism and tribal culture will remain the focus of the Quileute Tribal Council following the recent reorganization on the five-person board. During the… Continue reading

Clallam: Mill settlement to hit PA taxpayers hardest

PORT ANGELES -- The city will take the largest hit of seven taxing districts affected by the recent settlement of Daishowa America Co. Ltd.'s tax… Continue reading

Clallam: Officials OK recreation, school resource officers

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County commissioners Tuesday approved Sheriff Joe Hawe's proposals for a school resource officer and two recreation officers. But the approval is… Continue reading

Clallam: Transit system buses may bear anti-war message

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam Transit System buses could soon carry political messages opposing war with Iraq. Clallam Transit board members, including Clallam County Commissioner Mike… Continue reading

Jefferson: Area residents headed to Vietnam

PORT TOWNSEND -- Five area residents, including two veterans, hope to help out orphaned and disabled children in Vietnam in February. David Goldsmith, John and… Continue reading

Peninsula: Coast Guard orders port security plans

PORT ANGELES -- Port users must write a security plan by December and have it in place by July 1, 2004, or they won't be… Continue reading

Peninsula: Olympic Medical Center gets high score for care

PORT ANGELES -- Olympic Medical Center officials say a report by a Puget Sound newspaper proves central Olympic Peninsula residents don't need to look beyond… Continue reading

Port Angeles: School Board extends superintendent’s contract

PORT ANGELES -- The School Board extended Superintendent Gary Cohn's employment contract by a year during a meeting Monday. Cohn's three-year contract will now run… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Man charged in beating of disabled Port Hadlock resident

PORT HADLOCK -- The man accused of beating a disabled resident to obtain medical marijuana was charged Tuesday with assault. Jefferson County Attorney Juelie Dalzell… Continue reading

Sequim: Boys expelled from middle school

SEQUIM -- Three 14-year-old boys could face charges in juvenile court after Sequim Middle School officials found five knives and an air-powered pellet pistol in… Continue reading

Tragedy hits Sequim family again

SEQUIM -- Less than two weeks after a plane crash claimed the life of a 9-year-old relative, the Triplett family has been stunned by a… Continue reading

West End: Makah diabetes program gets grants

NEAH BAY -- The Makah diabetes program has been awarded three grants totaling $11,500 for a retina clinic next month. The grants, from three pharmaceutical… Continue reading

Clallam: Route to Olympic Hot Springs closed

PORT ANGELES -- Olympic National Park officials have closed the route to Olympic Hot Springs following a trail washout that stranded 10 hikers and a… Continue reading

Clallam: Sheriff presents staffing proposals

PORT ANGELES -- Sheriff Joe Hawe updated county commissioners Monday on proposals to fund three officer positions. Hawe is seeking support for two recreational officers… Continue reading

Clallam: Transit chief speaks out on parking proposals

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam Transit System's general manager voiced concerns Monday about the city parking advisory committee's proposed solutions to downtown parking lost to the… Continue reading

Jefferson: County antes $5,000 to ward off parking fee at fort

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County commissioners unanimously agreed Monday to donate $5,000 toward an effort aimed at keeping Fort Worden State Park free of parking… Continue reading