Port Townsend: Mothers take stand against WASL

PORT TOWNSEND -- In a stand against standardized testing, two mothers took to the street Tuesday outside Mountain View Elementary School in protest of the… Continue reading

Several Port Townsend-Keystone ferry route sailings are being canceled this week due to low tidal conditions.

Cancellations begin with today's 8 a.m. sailing from Port Townsend to Keystone and the 8:45 a.m. return run. On Thursday, the 8 a.m. sailing and… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Police chief promotes sales tax increase for justice

PORT ANGELES -- Police Chief Tom Riepe told business leaders Monday that sagging law enforcement funding for effective emergency dispatch services could be bolstered if… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Veterans object to Veterans Park protests

PORT ANGELES -- A military veteran and father of a sailor serving in Iraq demanded to the City Council on Monday night that war protests… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Westport celebrates beginning of new yacht plant

PORT ANGELES -- With a near-perfect spring day as a backdrop and construction work already humming along, business and community leaders joined Westport Shipyard Inc.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Airport runway to be extended 200 feet for instrument landings

PORT TOWNSEND -- The runway at Jefferson County International Airport will be lengthened by 200 feet so equipment allowing instrument landings can be installed. Port… Continue reading

Sequim: Lawsuit challenging rezone of potential shopping center land officially settled

SEQUIM -- After several delays, a lawsuit challenging the rezone of property for a potential shopping center has been settled after the City Council voted… Continue reading

Clallam: Carlsborg church to return camp proposal

CARLSBORG -- Two years ago, a proposal to expand a Kitchen-Dick Road church retreat and youth camp was rejected by the Clallam County hearings examiner.… Continue reading

Jefferson: Dead scuba diver was underwater specialist

SHINE -- A 42-year-old commercial diver apparently drowned Saturday when the hydraulic drill he was using tore away his air line and entangled him 50… Continue reading

Port Angeles; Cocaine sales trial resumes today

PORT ANGELES -- The trial of a Sequim man accused of using his gravel delivery business as a front for selling cocaine resumes this morning… Continue reading


NEAH BAY -- The general manager of the Makah tribe has departed his position after almost three years working for the tribal council. Bob Polasky,… Continue reading

Forks: It’s lucky 13 for RainFest — still no rain

FORKS -- Hundreds of West End residents turned out Friday and Saturday to participate in 13th annual RainFest activities including a quilt show, arts and… Continue reading

Man killed in Hood Canal dive off Jefferson County

SHINE -- A 42-year-old Thurston County man was killed in a commercial SCUBA diving incident Saturday off of Hoods Head Island, just north of Hood… Continue reading

Peninsula procrastinators have two days to complete federal tax returns

Like a gigantic wave rushing toward shore, the deadline for filing 2002 Federal Income Tax returns is looming, waiting to splash late fees and penalties… Continue reading

Port Angeles father gets news of Marine son’s death in Iraq

By Roger Harnack PORT ANGELES -- The son of a local man has been identified among the remains of Marines killed in action near Nasiriyah,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Paddlers hit Hollywood Beach for Kayak Symposium

PORT ANGELES -- Gray skies didn't deter dozens of paddlers from hitting the water in Port Angeles Harbor for the third annual Kayak Symposium on… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Amateur sleuths trying to solve Victorian Days mystery

PORT TOWNSEND -- Amateur sleuths seeking information about a missing San Francisco liquor salesman are pounding the downtown pavement this weekend looking for clues to… Continue reading

Three miss shot at $10,000 in PDN putting contest

PORT ANGELES -- Lyn Lawson and Diane Hood met for the first time by accident Friday when they both sought last-minute putting advice at Dungeness… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Defense argues that state has no evidence in cocaine trafficking case

PORT ANGELES -- The second day of testimony in the trial of an accused Sequim drug dealer continued Thursday in Clallam County Superior Court, with… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Kayaks hit Hollywood Beach this weekend

PORT ANGELES -- If you want to hone your kayaking skills, rub elbows with some of the region's best paddlers or just learn more about… Continue reading