Port Townsend: City Council approves noise limits, but they must be reviewed by Ecology first

PORT TOWNSEND -- The City Council passed new limits on noise Monday, but they probably won't take effect until summer. City Attorney John Watts said… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Errors costly for Redskins

PORT TOWNSEND -- Mistakes cost the youthful Port Townsend Redskins dearly in a Nisqually League baseball game against North Mason on Monday. The Bulldogs, a… Continue reading

Sequim: Schools looking at less money from state

SEQUIM -- Declining enrollment in Sequim schools could mean that the district receives about $200,000 less in state funds than estimated in its budget. The… Continue reading

Clallam: PA, Sequim “open houses” to address watershed issues

PORT ANGELES -- Open houses in Port Angeles and Sequim will inform Clallam County residents about competing water demands, dwindling salmon runs, water quality, flooding… Continue reading

Dozens sign Port Angeles sign supporting troops

PORT ANGELES -- A large red, white and blue sign supporting troops in the war with Iraq is gaining attention. About 50 people have written… Continue reading

Peninsula College refunding tuition to students tapped for military service

PORT ANGELES -- Peninsula College students called to active military duty will receive refund of their tuition and book fees. Peninsula College Enrollment Services Manager… Continue reading

Port Angeles Kalakala supporters begin “last-ditch” restoration effort

PORT ANGELES -- With the Kalakala Foundation filing in federal bankruptcy court, local supporters say it's now or never to return the aging ferry Kalakala… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Seattle company´s graving yard challenge appears dead, for now

OLYMPIA -- Todd Pacific Shipyards effort to restrict future use of the proposed state Department of Transportation graving yard in Port Angeles appears dead for… Continue reading

State Senate budget includes $170,000 for Centrum

PORT TOWNSEND -- Centrum has cleared a major hurdle in its fight for state funding. Director Carol Shiffman said Friday that the state Senate voted… Continue reading

Be informed about SARS, Peninsula health officials say

North Olympic Peninsula health care and emergency services professionals say some residents continue to be worried that the flulike disease, severe acute respiratory syndrome, or… Continue reading

Carlsborg: Law enforcement officials drill for terrorist scenario

CARLSBORG -- A drill to test video feeds from cameras mounted inside Greywolf Elementary School Thursday wasn't perfect, but in the end the "terrorist" who… Continue reading

Forks: Alaskan musher to speak to about sled dog racing

FORKS -- An Alaskan musher will be in town April 14 to talk about sled dog racing in the icy tundra. Doug Ruzicka, who leads… Continue reading

Peninsula: Homeland security council hires coordinator

A Poulsbo man has been hired to coordinate homeland security on the Kitsap and Olympic peninsulas. John Szymanski will work with emergency management officials in… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Two rescued from water beneath City Pier

PORT ANGELES -- Firefighters rescued two people from beneath City Pier early Thursday morning after a woman apparently fell over the pier railing and plunged… Continue reading

Blue Star program expands to businesses, relatives

A proposal to expand the blue star program for parents of active military personnel to businesses and other relatives was approved Tuesday by American Legion… Continue reading

Forks science teacher receives $9,400 grant

FORKS -- Quillayute Valley School District Science Coordinator Sherry Schaaf was awarded a $9,400 grant for innovative teaching. The grant, called the Toyota TAPESTRY Science… Continue reading

Former Marrowstone Island resident to bike across country

NORDLAND -- Nicholas Johnson will be bicycling across America this summer in support of people with disabilities. While one might expect him to be an… Continue reading

Icebreaker to stop in Port Angeles after trip to Antarctica

The Coast Guard icebreaker Healy is scheduled to make a brief stop in Port Angeles today on its return from a three-month emergency deployment to… Continue reading

Proud father erects sign to honor troops in Iraq

PORT ANGELES -- John McNew says he hasn't seen enough support for troops fighting in Iraq. So, he's decided to do something about it. McNew… Continue reading

The motorcyclist involved in a Chimacum crash Tuesday morning has died.

Joshua S. Jones, 26, of Kingston was pronounced dead at 3:34 p.m. Wednesday at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, a nursing supervisor said. Jones, who… Continue reading