Port Angeles: Public gets chance to find up to $1 million in school cutbacks

PORT ANGELES -- Keeping Choice Alternative High School open, increasing recycling and facility rental fees, and reducing busing costs topped the list of budgeting suggestions… Continue reading

Port Ludlow Festival canceled

PORT LUDLOW -- The Port Ludlow Festival won't take place this year. Instead, the event, which would have turned 3 years old this summer, will… Continue reading

Sequim fluoridation opponents finally get their say

SEQUIM -- Fluoridation opponents finally got their say Wednesday, suggesting alternatives and pointing to studies showing fluoride doesn't work and is harmful to the environment.… Continue reading

Unemployment falls a half-percent on North Olympic Peninsula

The jobless rate in Clallam and Jefferson counties fell 0.5 percent during March, a state Employment Security Commission monthly report shows. Clallam County registered 8… Continue reading

Jefferson: Munitions supply ship may find permanent home at Indian Island

PORT LUDLOW -- The U.S. Navy is considering a proposal to permanently home port a supply ship at Naval Magazine Indian Island as it increasingly… Continue reading

Marrowstone water talk sparks name-calling row

NORDLAND -- A joint meeting of county and public utility district commissioners Tuesday disintegrated into a verbal battle over development of a Marrowstone Island water… Continue reading

Port Angeles police continue assault investigation

PORT ANGELES -- Police are continuing to investigate an assault early Saturday morning that put one man in a coma and another man on the… Continue reading

Port Angeles School District conducts first public forum tonight

PORT ANGELES -- The public will have an opportunity to ask questions, make suggestions and voice concerns about possible school budget cuts during the first… Continue reading

Sequim letter tied to mail scare in Tacoma

TACOMA -- Powder on a letter addressed to the Sequim Police Department helped to set off a terrorism scare Tuesday that shut down a huge… Continue reading

Sequim: Police chief not sure of destination of powdered envelope

SEQUIM -- Police Chief Ken Burge isn't sure if an envelope addressed to his department contained the white powder that caused evacuation of a mail… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Gateway gets new look – — – at $11.54 million

PORT ANGELES -- A sleek redesign of Gateway International Transportation Center was rolled out Monday, with expanded underground parking and a proposed price tag of… Continue reading

Port Angeles: School Board receives recommendations on budget cuts; public forums scheduled

PORT ANGELES -- The School Board on Monday received a list of 39 recommendations from its blue ribbon fiscal advisory panel to cut up to… Continue reading

Port Angeles: State might buy waterfront property for graving yard

PORT ANGELES -- The state Department of Transportation might buy the 23 waterfront acres needed for a graving yard. The Port of Port Angeles and… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Passenger ferry to Victoria to start next year, Chamber of Commerce told

PORT TOWNSEND -- High-speed passenger ferry service between Port Townsend and Victoria will be a reality in about a year. Pete Hanke, owner of Puget… Continue reading

Quilcene: Move riverside properties — or the dikes?

Jefferson County commissioners and staff pondered the effects of moving back dikes along the Big Quilcene River to fight recurring flooding problems. Commissioner Glen Huntingford,… Continue reading

Sequim: Parents of home-schooled children complain about how district’s support program is run

SEQUIM -- A group of parents who use the assistance of the Sequim School District to home-school their children are threatening to drop out of… Continue reading

Clallam: Transit board to view new Gateway design

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam Transit board members today will look at a new International Gateway Transportation Center design that proposes to excavate for about 120… Continue reading

Peninsula: Clallam Bay prison to offer Father’s Day program

BY EMELINE COKELET CLALLAM BAY -- For a day, these men will be fathers. They will replace their prison uniforms with matching T-shirts, help their… Continue reading

Peninsula: Marine Resources panels aid fish habitat

It's citizen-based marine restoration and protection in action. Marine Resources Committees in Clallam and Jefferson counties are little-known, hard-working panels of volunteers that focus their… Continue reading

Dicks to visit U.S. troops wounded in Iraq war

Rep. Norm Dicks, D-Bremerton, and other members of Congress will travel to Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany this weekend to pay tribute to troops… Continue reading