Peninsula: College names athletic complex after former President Sigmar today

Start asking about Wally Sigmar and you begin to understand what he meant to the lives of so many. "He was a mentor, a friend,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Port officials review severance package for executive director

PORT ANGELES -- The next Port of Port Angeles executive director will not be offered the same severance package as Christine Anderson received when she… Continue reading

Sequim: Shipley property rezoning opposed

SEQUIM -- The proposed rezoning of approximately 53 acres of property on the west side of Priest Road was strongly opposed Monday. The proposed rezoning… Continue reading

Chimacum: Education pays off for graduates

CHIMACUM -- The Chimacum High School class of 2001 has a bright future, judging from its ability to capture scholarships. The $243,000 value of Jason… Continue reading

Clallam: County commissioners to hear pros, cons on property tax proposal today

PORT ANGELES --Clallam County commissioners say a Planning Commission recommendation that gives tax breaks to some landowners who conserve their acreage for farmland might be… Continue reading

Kingston: Ferry traffic back to normal

Washington state ferry service out of Kingston was back to normal Sunday following a mishap that shut the ferry run for three hours on Saturday.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Spokane runner easily wins Olympic Medical Center 10K

PORT ANGELES -- Chris Morlan of Spokane blew the field away to easily win the first Olympic Medical Center 10-kilometer road race Sunday. Morlan, a… Continue reading

Sequim: Newspaper article leads to farm’s purchase

SEQUIM -- At first glance, John and Heather Erskine could not believe the front-page news article in the Capital Press. Someone named Bob Carlson, representing… Continue reading

Active – receives a hero’s welcome

PORT ANGELES -- The Coast Guard cutter Active returned home to a hero's welcome Saturday. About 300 people waved and cheered as the 210-foot cutter… Continue reading

Peninsula: Clallam Transit changing routes, schedules

When summer bus schedules go into effect June 18, the Clallam Transit System will also make permanent changes to some bus routes and schedules. The… Continue reading

Peninsula: Golf tournament raises $1,725 for Home Fund

Bob Sinnett of Sequim said he wanted "to give something back." - He decided that the third annual Alaska Invitational, a golf tournament that the… Continue reading

Peninsula: Kingston ferry dock ramp collapses

KINGSTON -- A vehicle-loading ramp at the Kingston Ferry Terminal collapsed Saturday, sending one dockworker into the water and stranding car-driving ferry passengers on the… Continue reading

Peninsula: Teen-age driving being restricted

For 15-year-old Brittany Brown, getting a driver's license is a big step on the road to independence. When Brown signed up for a driver's education… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Olympia woman flown to Harborview following collision

PORT TOWNSEND -- An Olympia woman was hospitalized Saturday following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of state Route 19 and state Route 20. Mary… Continue reading

PENINSULA: IRS error rattles Peninsula taxpayers

Like other Jefferson and Clallam county residents, George and Margaret Geasey accepted the Internal Revenue Service's offer of a later tax-return deadline as a result… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Utilities working on power-saving contracts with BPA

The saber rattling of a Bonneville Power Administration official isn't shaking up utilities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Representatives of the Clallam County Public Utility… Continue reading

Port Angeles celebration planned for arrival of hero Coast Guard cutter

PORT ANGELES -- The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Active will receive a hero's welcome complete with a flyover, welcoming families and dignitaries… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Elwha River dams closer to history

The U.S House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee approved $25.8 million for Elwha River valley restoration to be completed after dam breaching occurs. Norm Dicks, the North… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Medical center 10K and 5K runs this weekend

PORT ANGELES -- The first-ever Olympic Medical Center 10K is drawing a crowd. Two hundred runners and walkers had signed up for the 10-kilometer and… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Ground broken on Child and Family Resource Center

PORT TOWNSEND -- Thursday's literal groundbreaking for the Child and Family Resource Center can also be considered a symbolic groundbreaking for Jefferson County. The center… Continue reading