CLALLAM: Elected officials say salary adjustments inequitable

Three Clallam County elected officials claim they are being treated unfairly by not getting annual cost-of-living increases. County Treasurer Ruth Gerdon is spearheading an effort… Continue reading

JOYCE: House roof fire

Firefighters were called to a report of a roof fire on state Route 112 Monday evening. The fire was reported at 7 p.m. at a… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Port hires consultant for shipyard planning

PORT ANGELES -- With the timber and fishing industries experiencing long-term downturns, the Port of Port Angeles has tried to develop marine trades like boatbuilding… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: State salary commission to meet tonight

The state salary commission, which sets the salaries of elected state officials, is scheduled to meet tonight in Port Angeles. Commission members will take public… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Week of tall ship seminars planned for September

PORT TOWNSEND -- Designers, architects and boat builders who stand tall in the Tall Ships regatta will present a symposium on building and operating the… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Port Angeles collie earns blue ribbon

Diane Weaver's border collie, Cassie, jumped and weaved her way to first-place performances Saturday and Sunday during the Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club's Agility Trials in… Continue reading

Whale sculpture wins Community Choice award

PORT ANGELES -- A pair of iron whales won the Community Choice award given to the most popular yearlong Art on the Town exhibit. "Mother… Continue reading

CLEVER CANINES COMPETE IN CLALLAM CONTEST

Cindy Mildbrand of Soldotna, Alaska, shouts instructions to her golden retriever "Tanker"' as they go through the agility trial course at a field south of… Continue reading

PENINSULA: COAST GUARD WARNS AGAINST USING CELL PHONES IN EMERGENCIES

Take a two-way VHF marine radio along with you when going ocean kayaking -- not your cell phone. Coast Guard Lt. Mark Hiigel said that… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: City to take control of carousel this week

PORT TOWNSEND -- The saga of the Sausalito Carousel continues this week. City officials plan to take possession of the carousel from Sausalito, Calif., purchased… Continue reading

CHIMACUM: Three runaways still on the lam after a week

Three 15-year-old Chimacum Middle School girls are still on the lam a week after they ran away from home. Port Townsend police Sgt. Robin Biffle… Continue reading

CLALLAM: County planning Dungeness boat launch park upgrade

DUNGENESS -- Clallam County officials received a vote of confidence from the public Thursday night for accepting responsibility of the old Dungeness Boat Launch. Considered… Continue reading

Kayakers descend on Port Angeles for symposium

PORT ANGELES -- Mike Kesl likes whitewater kayaking. Kesl and almost 300 other kayaking enthusiasts enjoyed the sunny weekend weather at Hollywood Beach during the… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Border agents, area residents happy with Ahmed Ressam conviction

PORT ANGELES -- Residents and federal border agents close to the Port Angeles arrest of Ahmed Ressam rejoiced when jurors convicted the Algerian of all… Continue reading

PENINSULA: CRITICS SAY VIRGINIA MASON IS TAKING OVER

When Seattle-based Virginia Mason Medical Center took over the locally run Port Angeles Clinic in 1995, its administration pledged not to duplicate services already available… Continue reading

CLALLAM BAY: Inmate treated for stabbing at prison

An inmate was stabbed multiple times at Clallam Bay Corrections Center on Thursday night, authorities said. The unidentified inmate was being transported by ambulance to… Continue reading

JOYCE: Benefit flea market begins today at Crescent Grange

Flowers, food and merchandise highlight two days of old-fashioned fun at Crescent Grange Flea Market beginning today (Friday). The event runs from 9 a.m. to… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Sequim elk population doubles in six years

The size of the Sequim elk herd has nearly doubled in the past six years, a recent count by wildlife officials shows. While there have… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Child car safety seats to be inspected today

Parents can get car seats inspected today to ensure their child's safety while riding in motor vehicles. Two dozen people who completed a four-day training… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Forum discussion focuses on initiatives

PORT ANGELES -- Washington voters have weighed in with a series of initiatives in recent years calling for higher teachers pay and reduced property taxes.… Continue reading