Peninsula: College president says partnerships will help build school

PORT ANGELES -- New Peninsula College President Thomas Keegan says he wants the North Olympic Peninsula community help him develop a vision for the school.… Continue reading

Peninsula: More energy rate increases looming?

When Bonneville Power Administration announced a 46 percent wholesale rate increase for electricity in late June, many consumers thought that was the extent of looming… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City facing a water bill of $20 million to replace aging system

PORT TOWNSEND -- The city is facing a $20 million cost to maintain its water system, City Manager David Timmons told the Port Townsend Chamber… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Fire damages part of “Officer and Gentleman” motel

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Tides Inn Manager Simon Lee was both distraught and relieved Monday. A fire had broken out at the 1807 Water St.… Continue reading

Region: Trooper recovering after shooting

PORT ANGELES -- The shooting death of Rosa Hammer has left many questions for law enforcement officials and family and friends of Ms. Hammer. A… Continue reading

Sequim: City Council approves Planning Commission rules

SEQUIM -- Residency remained the major issue Monday as the City Council took action to approve a city Planning Commission ordinance. Future commissions will be… Continue reading

Sequim: Public hearing today on downtown plans

A third public open house on the Downtown Revitalization Project and the redesign of North Sequim Avenue will be held today in the Sequim Community… Continue reading

Airport Day will give kids a flying chance to become Young Eagles

PORT ANGELES --Saturday's third annual Airport Day and Fly In will be a "hands on" experience for many North Olympic Peninsula youngsters. It will be… Continue reading

Peninsula Briefs: Aerial spraying planned in Jefferson County

PORT HADLOCK -- Jefferson County forest landowners and managers will be applying herbicides on their property by helicopter in the coming weeks. Exact dates have… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Carnegie Library decision could come in October

PORT ANGELES -- City engineers should have a better idea by October whether to renovate or restore the historical Carnegie Library on Lincoln Street, Public… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Funeral set Thursday for woman shot to death by trooper

PORT ANGELES -- Four days after his daughter was shot to death by a Washington State Patrol trooper, Ed Hammer is trying to put his… Continue reading

Wyoming: Port Angeles couple recovering after encounter with elk herd

A Port Angeles couple will return home later this week after their vacation to Grand Teton National Park was cut short by an elk herd.… Continue reading

Here’s the schedule of today’s events

Jefferson County Fair closes today If you're into mud, today's the day for you at the Jefferson County Fair in Port Townsend. The Olympic Trail… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Coast Guard clears Swedish freighter to depart

After dominating the Port Angeles skyline for two days, a huge Swedish freighter that spilled 12,000 gallons of oil off the Oregon coast sailed away… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Investigation launched into death of woman at traffic stop

PORT ANGELES -- An investigation is under way into the exchange of gunfire that killed a Port Angeles woman and wounded a State Patrol officer.… Continue reading

Sequim: Dungeness grass fire extinguished

DUNGENESS -- A home escaped damage Friday as firefighters kept a three-acre grassfire at bay near the Dungeness Recreation Area. "It spread through the tall… Continue reading

West End: Peninsula prisons contain younger, more violent inmates

CLALLAM BAY -- Inmates in the two North Olympic Peninsula prisons are likely to be younger and more violent than prisoners were 10 years ago.… Continue reading

Freighter ordered to Port Angeles after oil spills off Oregon coast

PORT ANGELES -- A Swedish freighter docked Thursday, one day after it spilled 12,000 gallons of oil off the Oregon coast. The 654-foot car carrier… Continue reading

Jefferson: It’s fair time Friday through Sunday — and here’s the schedule

Be sure to wear your Stetson, straw hat, bowler, fedora, top hat, captain's hat or baseball cap to the Jefferson County Fair. That's so you… Continue reading

Jefferson: Road work planned

A 2.5 mile segment of state Route 115 from Nordland to Fort Flagler in Jefferson County will be resurfaced with oil and crushed rock on… Continue reading