Sequim: Trail meetings will help plan walk-along

SEQUIM -- Progress on Olympic Discovery Trail between Whitefeather Way and the Clallam-Jefferson counties' boundary hinges on whether Clallam can acquire easements from private property… Continue reading

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Cape George: Fire commissioner appointed

CAPE GEORGE -- Jefferson County Fire District No. 6 selected its newest commissioner Tuesday night, a local man with an extensive background in emergency medical… Continue reading

Joyce: Small sign creates big debate

JOYCE -- A small sign is causing a big debate between residents and Crescent School District officials. Officials want to replace the district's existing reader… Continue reading

Port Angeles: School Board members dislike school-closing proposal

Port Angeles School Board members said Tuesday that they are not in favor of recommendations to close a small elementary school, cut middle school athletics… Continue reading

Port Townsend police investigating Chetzemoka Park plant “hacking”

PORT TOWNSEND -- Police are looking for vigilante plant-pruners who took shears to the arbor path in Chetzemoka Park over the weekend. They hacked hanging… Continue reading

Sequim: Olympic Medical Center commissioner speaks to Chamber of Commerce

SEQUIM -- Olympic Medical Center Commissioner Harlan Knudson of Sequim says the dark cloud over health care in Clallam County may be dissipating. "There are… Continue reading

West End: Former county commissioner announces candidacy

FORKS -- Businessman Phil Kitchel is ready for a rematch. On Tuesday, Kitchel announced his candidacy for the Clallam County commissioner seat for District No.… Continue reading

Clallam: PUD approves 3% power rate cut

PORT ANGELES -- A 3 percent across-the-board cut in power rates approved Monday could mean almost $3 a month less on Clallam County Public Utility… Continue reading

Jefferson: County considers budget deficit adjustments

Jefferson County commissioners are weighing midyear budget cuts and a hiring freeze as the county's revenue position worsens amid a slowing state economy Two months… Continue reading

Jefferson: PT backs YMCA project

PORT TOWNSEND -- City Council voted Monday night to push ahead toward an agreement for recreation services from a new Jefferson County YMCA, but agreed… Continue reading

Port Angeles: New airport hangars could be up in 6 months

PORT ANGELES -- Eleven new hangars planned for William R. Fairchild International Airport could be finished in six months if the pending sale of the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Roof problems slow restaurant reopening

PORT ANGELES -- After being closed since a Jan. 21 fire, downtown's popular Cornerhouse Restaurant will reopen in four to six weeks if weather permits,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: School Board hears more budget woes

PORT ANGELES -- School Board members were told Monday night that the Port Angeles School District's projected million-dollar budget deficit will be worse. "The $1… Continue reading

Sequim landmark mural comes down, piece by piece

SEQUIM -- The landscape of East Washington Street began changing Monday as the first pieces were removed from the mural at Lehman's Grocery. In the… Continue reading

Sequim: Port, public examine future of John Wayne Marina

SEQUIM -- John Wayne Marina is moving into the spotlight as the staff at the Port of Port Angeles determines its future. The Port owns… Continue reading

Clallam: Officials ponder sales tax hike for jail, juvenile center

Clallam County is considering a one-tenth of 1 percent sales tax increase to fund jails and juvenile centers to plug a potential $450,000 hole in… Continue reading

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Clallam: Convicted of DUI? – County officials say expect to pay up to $1,000 more in fines

Intoxicated or drugged drivers in Clallam County can expect to pay hefty fees for the cost of their arrest. Thanks to a newly instituted program… Continue reading

Quilcene: Townsfolk razing buildings to spruce up downtown

QUILCENE -- Property owners and community volunteers have set to work tearing down several derelict buildings along U.S. Highway 101 as a means of sprucing… Continue reading