PORT TOWNSEND: Hearings examiner to review some land-use plans

PORT TOWNSEND -- An impartial third-party hearings examiner will take the place of the Port Townsend City Council and Planning Commission to review more land-use… Continue reading

Rockfish not included on endangered species list

The National Marine Fisheries Service says that Pacific herring and three species of rockfish in Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca do… Continue reading

Sequim mayor moving — again

SEQUIM -- Mayor watchers anonymous strikes again. A "For Rent"' sign has been posted on the lawn in front of the house at 490 S.… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Lavender Festival set for July 21 and 22

SEQUIM -- Irrigation and its impact on farming traditionally is celebrated each May throughout the Sequim-Dungeness Valley. However, many local farmers are convinced the celebration… Continue reading

BLYN: Passing lane construction begins on highway

Work is expected to begin today on a $411,730 project to construct an uphill passing lane on eastbound U.S. Highway 101 near Blyn. Washington State… Continue reading

CHIMACUM: Land swap decision due today

CENTER VALLEY -- Sharon Hall hopes she'll hear today that 320 acres of state forest land near her home along Egg & I Road won't… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: City, county hope to attract major development

PORT TOWNSEND -- The dream is that some high-technology company would choose rural Jefferson County to build a multimillion-dollar campus. The reality is few companies… Continue reading

MORE VIDEO CAMERAS FOR CLALLAM COUNTY JAIL?

PORT ANGELES -- Two weeks after a Clallam County inmate died and a later suicide attempt by another was unsuccessful, county commissioners are considering increasing… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: High school orchestra plays Carnegie Hall

Port Angeles High School's symphony orchestra played to its largest audience ever when it performed in one of the world's most renowned concert halls Sunday.… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Students safe in China despite tensions

PORT ANGELES -- Seventeen high school students and five chaperones are enjoying the hospitality of the Chinese despite tensions between United States and Chinese governments,… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Attorneys meet to discuss Carousel funds

Port Townsend City Attorney John Watts met with Peggy Ann Bierbaum, attorney for the Port Townsend Carousel Association, on Monday afternoon to discuss the association's… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Local Realtor wins right to kiss Miss Washington U.S.A.

SEQUIM -- Miss Washington U.S.A. was French-kissed Saturday night. Realtor Carroll French won the bidding war for the right to receive a kiss from Bre… Continue reading

SPORTS: PENINSULA COLLEGE NAMES NEW WOMEN’s BASKETBALL COACH – BY BRAD LABRIE – PORT ANGELES – —

Peninsula College has a new women's basketball coach. Becky Doherty will be just one of four female head coaches of women's basketball programs in the… Continue reading

CLALLAM: HEALTH BOARD OKS RAYONIER LANDFILL COLSURE PERMIT

PORT ANGELES -- The Clallam County Board of Health issued its written affirmation Friday of a closure permit for Rayonier Inc.'s Mount Pleasant landfill. The… Continue reading

Damaged, stolen art

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center Director Jake Seniuk and Port Angeles Police Officer Thomas Kuch inspect damage to Sheila Klein's "Eyelash Bench." The metal tines… Continue reading

PENINSULA: CLALLAM, JEFFERSON OK’d FOR QUAKE AID

Federal and state agencies have approved $28,500 in earthquake aid for Jefferson County and $12,000 for Clallam County. Since the magnitude-6.8 Nisqually Earthquake on Feb.… Continue reading

Abandoned baby returned to mother

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS AND THE CALGARY HERALD TORONTO -- A five-year-old boy found in a Calgary, Alberta, supermarket last August has been returned to his… Continue reading

  • Apr 1, 2001

JEFFERSON: Interim commissioner appointed to Fire District No. 6

CAPE GEORGE -- Retired Seattle firefighter Zane Wyll was chosen Friday as an interim board member by Jefferson County Fire Protection District No. 6 commissioners.… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Sol Duc Hot Springs to reopen

Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort, which closed last summer over bacterial concerns, will reopen by May 1. Olympic National Park and resort owners reached final… Continue reading

SEQUIM: GAME FARM PUTS BITE ON ZEBRAS

SEQUIM -- Visitors to Olympic Game Farm will only be seeing stripes through the fence for now. A bite incident last Sunday, as well as… Continue reading