Port Townsend: Facade restored to original design

PORT TOWNSEND -- PT Bunny & Co. is scheduled to open this week in the Mount Baker block of Water Street, following extensive remodeling which… Continue reading

Sequim: Eighth arrest reported in drug bust

An eighth person was arrested Sunday in connection with an alleged drug operation police say was masked by a Sequim trucking company. Ward J. Davis,… Continue reading

West End: Forks scholarship auction raises $69,000

FORKS -- The 38th annual Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction raised $69,000 during two days of bidding over the weekend in the lobby of Forks' Bank… Continue reading

Drug sting nets 1,000 marijuana plants; 7 arrested

Authorities have seized more than 1,000 marijuana plants and arrested seven people throughout the state in connection with an alleged drug operation masked by a… Continue reading

Jefferson: County nears completion of terrorism response plan

The Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management is nearing completion on a plan that would spell out how local government, police, fire and medical agencies… Continue reading

Jefferson: Port Hadlock teen-ager crowned Rhododendron queen

PORT TOWNSEND -- Chimacum High School senior Lorrina Quackenbush of Port Hadlock was crowned 2002 Rhododendron Festival queen Saturday night at Port Townsend High School.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Schools face an additional budget shortfall

The Port Angeles School District will need to chop $1.7 million in expenses to have a balanced budget next year. Amid budget cuts made by… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Toddler was scheduled to undergo heart transplant

Little Haille Alley is getting a new heart. Her grandmother says it's nothing short of a miracle. Less than a week after being placed on… Continue reading

Sequim: Interim health care clinic to open

SEQUIM -- A joint effort by the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe and Olympic Medical Center to open a new clinic in mid-April is expected to alleviate… Continue reading

Coast Guard drills in Port Angeles area

The U.S. Coast Guard conducted a mock rescue of a crew from a vessel called the "Spicy Burrito"' Thursday as part of a training exercise.… Continue reading

Peninsula: Forecasters say more snow on the way

By JOSH BELZMAN Snow levels on the North Olympic Peninsula remain well above average, and more of the white stuff is expected by tonight, according… Continue reading

  • Mar 15, 2002
  • JOSH BELZMAN

Port Angeles: Does court ruling strike blow to city annexation plans?

Cities like Port Angeles that want to annex land will have to get permission from all residents and not just the largest property owners, the… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Business representatives fret over Hood Canal Bridge closure

PORT TOWNSEND -- Although the Hood Canal Bridge closure is more than four years away, local business owners and tourism officials are concerned now that… Continue reading

West End: Sol Duc hatchery gets budget ax reprieve

SAPPHO -- The Sol Duc Fish Hatchery will stay open. After months of speculation that the hatchery was doomed, Legislators on Thursday approved the final… Continue reading

Coast Guard helicopter crew returns to Port Angeles after patrolling off Central America

A Coast Guard helicopter crew that helped curb international drug trafficking off Central America has returned to Port Angeles. The helicopter's five-man crew helped seize… Continue reading

Forks: “Positive” turnout expected for big auction fund-raiser

FORKS -- With the Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction only three days away, organizers said planning is in full swing and they expect a "positive" turnout… Continue reading

Jefferson: Commissioners fire county administrator

Two years after he was hired to become Jefferson County's first county administrator, Charles Saddler was fired by commissioners Wednesday. The Board of Commissioners decided… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Trawler seized in 2.75-ton cocaine bust to go back into the water

The Western Wind is going back in the water again, but it won't be going far. The trawler -- seized in part by a Port… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Two more arrested in connection with woman’s beating in Idaho

Idaho authorities have made two more arrests in the robbery of a Port Townsend woman who was stabbed and left for dead on a rural… Continue reading

Sequim: Computer center opens hi-tech world to seniors

SEQUIM -- Luella Hilby laughs when the screen turns black as she tries to put color in an arrow she has just drawn. It's the… Continue reading