Port Angeles: Schools to seek $5.5 million levy

PORT ANGELES -- Voters will be asked to approve a replacement maintenance and operations levy next February to fund some School District operations. Late Tuesday… Continue reading

Port Angeles: State considers harbor to build Hood Canal Bridge parts

The eight-week closure of the Hood Canal Bridge in 2006 could produce a $60 million windfall for Port Angeles. The construction area, or "graving yard,"… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Ohio woman to head Fort Worden State Park

An Ohio-based parks consultant was chosen as the new manager of Fort Worden State Park on Wednesday. Kate Burke of Greenville, Ohio, was selected from… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Police chief takes leave of absence to campaign for sheriff

PORT TOWNSEND -- Police Chief Kristen Anderson-Post is taking a month's leave of absence from her job while campaigning for Jefferson County sheriff. "It was… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Team searching for missing woman

PORT TOWNSEND -- Firefighters, police and volunteers were continuing a search late Wednesday evening for a 75-year-old legally blind woman with Alzheimer's who disappeared from… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Overdue hiker found injured along Hoh Trail

By Laura Walker FORKS -- Olympic National Park personnel breathed a sigh of relief Tuesday after they found an overdue Taiwanese exchange student safe but… Continue reading

  • Sep 25, 2002

Port Angeles: Work on baggage screening area to begin at airport

PORT ANGELES -- Construction of the new baggage screening area at William R. Fairchild International Airport could begin within two weeks, Airport Manager Jeff Robb… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City projection sees more lean budget times ahead

PORT TOWNSEND -- With expenses expected to outpace revenues the next five years, city officials are looking to consolidate services or create special taxing districts… Continue reading

Power chair rodeo coming to Sequim

SEQUIM -- Overcoming mobility challenges is the theme of a "Hot Wheelers Rodeo" for owners of electric scooters and power chairs. The rodeo and race… Continue reading

Sequim: SARC users to pay more for admission

SEQUIM -- Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center users can expect to pay more to use the pool. Beginning in January, users will pay sales tax in… Continue reading

Shine: Hood Canal Bridge stuck open for nearly an hour

SHINE -- Drivers were delayed for more than an hour Tuesday morning after the eastern half-span of Hood Canal Bridge jammed after opening for vessel… Continue reading

Jefferson: County deputy administrator leaving post

PORT TOWNSEND -- The second highest-ranking executive in Jefferson County government is set to leave next month after 27 years of service. Deputy County Administrator… Continue reading

Jefferson: County officials unveil preliminary 2003 budget

Jefferson County officials unveiled a preliminary 2003 budget Monday that largely maintains mid-year cuts. The $11.04 million general fund budget would largely stay the fiscal… Continue reading

Jefferson: County raises cell phone tax

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County commissioners voted 2-1 Monday to raise the cellular telephone excise tax from 25 cents to 50 cents to fund services… Continue reading

Platypus Marine would welcome Westport to neighborhood

PORT ANGELES -- Platypus Marine General Manager Bruce Bryant says he would welcome Westport Shipyard to the community -- but hopes his company's needs would… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Port votes to sell land after support for Westport is “overwhelming”

PORT ANGELES -- After a display of overwhelming community support for Westport Shipyards and its promise of 200 family-wage jobs, Port of Port Angeles commissioners… Continue reading

Sequim: Council rezones planned mall site

SEQUIM -- Promising careful scrutiny of any future project, the City Council on Monday night approved rezoning 21 acres of property owned by Bell Homestead… Continue reading

Clallam: Farmland futures fund uses federal grant to double its money (almost)

PORT ANGELES -- The fund started last year with $250,000 from the county's capital facilities fund to buy farmland development rights has received a $221,650… Continue reading

Jefferson/West End: Cable TV firm in row with Seattle CBS station

The cable television provider in East Jefferson County and part of Clallam County's West End is waging a war of words with Seattle's CBS affiliate,… Continue reading

Port Angeles may get new permanent water treatment plant

By Marta Murvosh PORT ANGELES -- Changes to the Elwha River dam removal project could ultimately leave Port Angeles with a permanent drinking water treatment… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2002