Sequim: Commissioners agree to historical Hyer Farm purchase

By William M. Hatch Clallam County commissioners agreed Tuesday to purchase more than three acres of the historical Hyer Farm near Sequim. The county will… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2001

Parts of Genesis robotic space probe visit Port Towsend

PORT TOWNSEND -- Some parts on the Genesis robotic space probe made a side trip to Port Townsend long before being poised for space this… Continue reading

Peninsula: College tuition to rise

Students attending Peninsula College this fall will pay more for an education. Budget cuts, salary increases and rising energy costs are blamed for increasing the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Rotary Club to honor Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard's Port Angeles contingent will be honored at a gathering Wednesday to commemorate the 211th anniversary of the Coast Guard's founding. Port… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Last-minute City Council filings cause speculation

PORT TOWNSEND -- Were last-minute City Council election filings an altruistic effort to provide voters with clear choices or a calculated strategy to take over… Continue reading

Sequim-area residents voice concern over gravel pit project

By William M. Hatch Sequim-area residents concerned about possible aquifer contamination turned out Monday to object to a proposal to deepen a gravel pit on… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2001

West End: Coast Guard officials suggest “auxiliary station” for LaPush

By William M. Hatch LAPUSH -- Coast Guard officials suggested Monday that their Quillayute River station in LaPush be converted into "auxiliary" operated by trained… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2001

Jefferson: PT photo shop owners travel the world

PORT TOWNSEND -- Ralph and Christal Ericksen of Port Townsend don't get around much anymore. They get around a lot. The couple foregoes dinners out,… Continue reading

Peninsula: Jefferson Mental Health gets new funding

Peninsula Regional Support Network, the organization that contracts out for mental health services in Clallam and Jefferson counties, has approved a new long-term contract with… Continue reading

Clallam: Election filings end; more open Wednesday

Filing for the fall elections ended Friday with 116 candidates seeking offices ranging from city council positions to fire protection districts. In most of the… Continue reading

Discovery Bay: Sailor brought to shore

DISCOVERY BAY -- A man whose sailboat flipped in Discovery Bay spent nearly 30 minutes in the water trying to get the boat to shore… Continue reading

Jefferson: Election filings complete; more set Wednesday

Filing for the fall elections ended Friday with 57 candidates filing for offices ranging on elected boards from Port Townsend City Council to fire protection… Continue reading

Jefferson: New owner takes over Old Alcohol Plant

PORT HADLOCK -- The Old Alcohol Plant has a new owner. RealVest Corp. recently acquired 80 percent interest in the historic former wood alcohol plant… Continue reading

Peninsula: 2 loggers hospitalized in Seattle

Two North Olympic Peninsula loggers remain hospitalized at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle today for injuries they sustained in unrelated logging accidents last week. Ernie… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Accused mail thief pleads innocent

PORT ANGELES -- The 39-year-old Oregon man police say stole mail to obtain credit cards and personal checks pleaded innocent to all charges Friday. Mitchell… Continue reading

Port Angeles: School Board names superintendent

PORT ANGELES -- After two hours of executive session deliberation Friday, the School Board announced Gary Cohn would be the new superintendent. Cohn, 46, of… Continue reading

Sequim: Champion dogs win awards

SEQUIM -- A shiny, black, flat-coated retriever pranced away with Best of Show honors Saturday during the first day of the Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club's… Continue reading

Sequim: City, county discuss solid waste disposal plan

SEQUIM -- Clallam County and Sequim City officials are calling for intensified discussions on how to deal with solid waste with the anticipated closure of… Continue reading

Sequim: Open house slated on downtown revitalization

SEQUIM -- A second open house on planning for the Sequim Downtown Revitalization Project will be Tuesday. Public input will be encouraged between 2 p.m.… Continue reading

West End: Forks School Board to consider budget

FORKS -- Quillayute Valley School District officials last week unveiled their $10.89 million preliminary general fund budget for fiscal year 2001-02. The budget represents a… Continue reading