Sequim: Dugeness River Audubon Center gets $50,000 grant

SEQUIM -- Building on its initial investment of $20,000 to help establish the Dungeness River Audubon Center, the Hugh and Jane Ferguson Foundation has awarded… Continue reading

United Way Port Angeles Business Blitz, Restaurant Day on Wednesday

CLALLAM COUNTY -- On Wednesday staff and volunteers from United Way funded agencies will be hitting the streets of Port Angeles for the United Way… Continue reading

Forks: Hospital seeking replacement levy in general election

FORKS -- West End voters will be asked to approve a six-year Forks Community Hospital replacement levy to fund emergency medical care and services. The… Continue reading

Going to see the queen?

Are you planning to travel to Victoria next Sunday to see Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip during the golden jubilee festivities in the provincial capital?… Continue reading

Here’s the lineup for the Port Townsend Film Festival’s final day

The Oracle 10 a.m.: Narrative Shorts I. Noon: Storytelling in Film. 2 p.m.: Short Documentaries. 4:15 p.m.: Shorts II, Mostly Animated. 6:15 p.m.: Film 2880… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Authority proposes permanent chairlift for Hurricane Ridge

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK -- Downhill skiing at Hurricane Ridge could be headed uphill in a new way. A proposed two-chair ski lift would improve access… Continue reading

Patricia Neal draws a crowd of young, old fans

PORT TOWNSEND -- Aspiring actresses, autograph seekers and stroke sufferers got an upclose look at a woman who overcame tremendous odds to succeed in her… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Officials working on ways to lure Westport Shipyard

PORT ANGELES -- Local officials are trying to sweeten a deal that could bring Westport Shipyard's planned luxury yacht building facility -- and 200 well-paying… Continue reading

Sequim: Various types of fauna celebrated at Dungeness River fest

SEQUIM -- Hundreds of people attended the annual Dungeness River Festival, but the true guests of honor were the birds, the bugs and the fish.… Continue reading

Anacortes votes to woo yacht-maker, too — will PA win the bid?

ANACORTES -- Port Angeles and Anacortes seem even in their bids to land Westport Shipyard, which promises to bring 200 family-wage jobs to the city… Continue reading

Forks: Machine lets city turn manure into fertilizer

FORKS -- The city of Forks is building a new "biosolid treatment facility" that will turn manure into "biohazard-free fertilizer" for use on city landscaping.… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Environmental assessment up for review

Olympic National Park officials have released an environmental assessment studying the impact of three different fire management strategies in the park. Acting Deputy Superintendent Paul… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Dorothy Duncan ending quarter-century of public service

PORT ANGELES -- Longtime civic leader Dorothy Duncan is resigning from the School Board, ending a career in local politics of nearly a quarter-century. Duncan,… Continue reading

Port Angeles/Forks: Trucking firm founded in 1951 to quit today

Erdmann R Trucking Inc. of Port Angeles and Forks will shut down today due to the poor economy, owner Ron Erdmann said Thursday. Erdmann, 52,… Continue reading

Port Townsend is going Hollywood

The location for a number of films, including "An Officer and a Gentleman"' and "Enough," Port Townsend will be the spot for screenings, discussions and… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Missing woman found 100 feet from home

PORT TOWNSEND -- A local woman missing from her home for more than 14 hours Wednesday is safe at home thanks to two tracking dogs.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Tall ship getting a Disney makeup job

PORT TOWNSEND -- In the Port of Port Townsend Ship Yard, Lady Washington skipper Brad Sousa joked that the crews from Disney were "ruining" the… Continue reading

SequiM: Ballot title to include “SARC” on general election ballot

SEQUIM -- Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center commissioners got their wish -- "SARC" will appear in the ballot title for a replacement maintenance and operations levy… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Signal fire saved hiker’s life

By Laura Walker FORKS -- Ho Ching Chen didn't want to start a campfire: She was afraid of starting a forest fire. But the 27-year-old… Continue reading

  • Sep 26, 2002

Port Angeles: Anacortes hearing tonight to have bearing on locating yacht facility

The Port of Anacortes holds a public hearing tonight on selling about three acres of its port property to Westport Shipyard. If the port is… Continue reading