PORT TOWNSEND: State takes samples from Kah Tai Lagoon

> PORT TOWNSEND -- Fern Svendsen and Russ McMillan pull up their waders, pick up several buckets and duck around trees and bushes to reach… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Irrigation Festival gets under way

> SEQUIM -- A chilly wind off the Strait of Juan de Fuca couldn't keep the crowds away from the opening weekend of the 106th… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Layoff of nearly four full-time school positions OK”d

> SEQUIM -- Given the recommended choice of minimum or maximum reduction in force numbers, the School Board settled on the lesser figure during its… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Scouts, volunteers honored during dinner ceremony

> SEQUIM -- It's doubtful if anyone knows Mount Rainier as well as Jim Whittaker. The legendary climber told a group of scouting volunteers Thursday… Continue reading

CHIMACUM: Fire in high school bathroom prompts investigation

> Chimacum High School officials are looking for the person responsible for lighting a plastic soap dispenser on fire just before 9 a.m. Thursday. The… Continue reading

Coast Guard command change Friday

> PORT ANGELES -- The North Olympic Peninsula's Coast Guard group command will be handed over today. In a ceremony at the Ediz Hook station,… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: PUD makes bid for Tri-Area water utility

> PORT HADLOCK -- Jefferson County Public Utility District commissioners took the first step toward purchasing the Tri-Area water system this week. Commissioners authorized General… Continue reading

JOYCE: Park plan gathers support

> JOYCE -- A Crescent Bay Lions Club proposal to build a community park is gathering some local support. On Tuesday, the organization hosted a… Continue reading

SEQUIM: 106th Irrigation Festival Schedule of Events

> Friday, May 4: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. -- 38th annual Valley Garden Club "Doing It Our Way"' flower show, plant sale and silver tea, free… Continue reading

SEQUIM: School Board to talk about possible athletic cuts Friday night

> The Sequim School Board will meet in a special session this evening, May 4, to decide how to make up an anticipated $450,000 shortfall… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Teacher now only faces federal charges

> SEQUIM -- Federal prosecutors have taken over the case against a local teacher accused of persuading female high school students to pose for nude… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Streamkeepers monitoring watershed

> Volunteers are being recruited for training to monitor streams across Clallam County. The Streamkeepers program plans a series of training sessions for June. Volunteers… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Tension builds over bus stop

> PORT ANGELES -- The decision not to build a transit stop along U.S. Highway 101 may lead to future disputes between Clallam County and… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Japanese delegation to visit during Rhody Festival

> PORT TOWNSEND -- Homeowners, school children and business leaders will open their doors and hearts to a delegation from Ichikawa, Japan, during the upcoming… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Burnt Hill roads gated

> SEQUIM -- Gates have been installed on major roads leading to state land on Burnt Hill, a popular recreation area severely damaged by off-road… Continue reading


> SEQUIM -- A city proud of its wandering elk herd now can boast of its attractive, symbolic signs welcoming passing motorists. "We wanted to… Continue reading

Peninsula: Clallam Bay, Sekiu residents discuss cityhood

> CLALLAM BAY -- Nearly 50 people turned out Tuesday night to voice their opinions on the proposed incorporation of the Clallam Bay-Sekiu area. The… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Sailor home from the sea

> PORT ANGELES -- The weather was a far cry from the Caribbean when Paul Cronauer sailed into Port Angeles Harbor on Tuesday afternoon. But… Continue reading

Port Townsend: School district may face trial in sex-affair case

> PORT TOWNSEND -- A woman suing the Port Townsend School District over an alleged sexual relationship with a teacher will seek a new trial.… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Town should reap rewards from Jennifer Lopez film

> PORT TOWNSEND -- The only certainty is that Jennifer Lopez and her new movie will have an impact on Port Townsend. The actress-singer comes… Continue reading