Port Angeles: Lower development standards weighed

PORT ANGELES -- Proposed development regulations intended to be more business friendly could include allowing septic systems within the city limits on lots as small… Continue reading

Prison crews clean up Cape George; fire protection effort the first of its kind on Peninsula, official says

CAPE GEORGE -- Prison crews have created a "fire safety zone" between state Department of Natural Resources forest and Cape George. Natural Resources Fire Operations… Continue reading

Sequim: Big contract for Battelle

Battelle Marine Sciences Laboratory has been awarded a five-year $864,000 contract to conduct testing for the federal Environmental Protection Agency. Marine Chemistry Group leader Eric… Continue reading

Taste of Port Townsend kicks off Victorian Days

PORT TOWNSEND -- Some people started eating on the east end of Water Street. Others started eating on the west. But many people concluded the… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Village Council appointee sought

The Port Ludlow Village Council will name a new member to the nongovernmental board when it meets next week. A new member is being sought… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Scaled-down film festival will be held

PORT TOWNSEND -- It wasn't the last picture show after all -- the Port Townsend Film Festival will be back in September. A lack of… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Taste of PT is tonight

Eleven restaurants are opening up their doors to hungry Taste of Port Townsend eaters tonight. People who didn't buy tickets yet can do so today… Continue reading

Sequim, county discuss city road work

SEQUIM -- City officials are still trying to determine if there are significant savings in using the Clallam County Road Department's chip sealing process to… Continue reading

Trial of Sequim man accused of trafficking cocaine begins

PORT ANGELES -- Douglas Eugene Baker operated a "fast, in-and-out" cocaine business for years from his Sequim home, selling mostly to his friends, Clallam County… Continue reading

Clallam County lands “critical” trail stretch

Clallam County has acquired the final privately owned right of way link needed to complete Olympic Discovery Trail from Port Angeles to Sequim. Rich James,… Continue reading

Clallam: Commissioners firm county employee policy on military call-ups

Clallam County commissioners have approved a policy establishing medical benefit criteria for employees called up for active military service. Commissioners voted 2-0 Tuesday to approve… Continue reading

Jefferson courthouse renovation could mean monkey tail tree removal

PORT TOWNSEND -- A $1 million repair and renovation of Jefferson County Courthouse could result in the removal of two century-old trees if their roots… Continue reading

Marine’s ‘whereabouts unknown,” father told

The status of a Port Angeles man's Marine Corps son -- who last week was listed as missing in action in Iraq -- was changed… Continue reading

Mystery Bay: Winds blow away small fuel spill

Strong winds dissipated a small fuel spill Tuesday on Mystery Bay before the cause could be investigated. Jefferson County Fire District No. 1 (Chimacum) firefighters… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Opening arguments due today in big drug trial

Attorneys are expected to present their opening arguments today in Clallam County Superior Court in Port Angeles in the trial of Douglas Eugene Baker, 50,… Continue reading

Sequim: No West Nile inoculations yet at Olympic Game Farm

SEQUIM -- Managers at Olympic Game Farm haven't inoculated birds or other animals against mosquitos that could carry the West Nile Virus. But they are… Continue reading

Brinnon: Part of former golf course resort site to reopen as campground May 1

BRINNON -- The owners of a 504-site former campground are preparing to start reopening it next month. Reservations are being accepted for the initial 37… Continue reading

Clallam: Agriculture extension service faces county funding crunch

Faced with fading Clallam County funding, the Washington State University Extension Service agent pleaded with county commissioners Monday for a funding partnership to help the… Continue reading

Clallam: Elected county planner will get $53,079 salary

Clallam County commissioners on Monday affirmed their support for a starting annual salary of $53,079 for the first elected Department of Community Development director. The… Continue reading

Jefferson: Skookum wins recycling contract from reluctant commissioners

Jefferson County commissioners responded to public pressure Monday and allowed Skookum Inc. to continue handling the county's recycling. But they expressed displeasure with how the… Continue reading