Indian Island: Military operations at naval magazine increase

U.S. Navy officials have idled the 206-foot crane installed at Indian Island Naval Magazine to allow for stepped up security and increased ordnance operations. The… Continue reading

Jefferson: Reading study targets local families

PORT TOWNSEND -- University of Washington researcher Colleen Huebner knows parents can use a proven reading method to help develop their toddlers' language skills. What… Continue reading

Peninsula: Advocate agrees with assessment that one in four women has been forcibly raped

Almost a quarter of women surveyed randomly in Washington have been victims of forcible rape in their lifetimes, a statistic that one advocate says is… Continue reading

Peninsula: Crime rate up in Clallam, down in Jefferson

Crime rates increased 7.6 percent in Clallam County and decreased 19.1 percent in Jefferson County from last year, according to recent data comparing similar time… Continue reading

Sequim: City clerk-treasurer resigns post

SEQUIM -- City Clerk-Treasurer Lonna Muirhead will resign her post at the end of the year. Muirhead announced her resignation plans Wednesday. "It has been… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Alleged bomb plot unraveled

PORT ANGELES -- Three Port Angeles men facing charges stemming from an assault last month at the Fairmount Motel were part of a plot to… Continue reading

Port Angeles: MagnaDrive Corp. wins technology award

SEATTLE -- MagnaDrive Corp. of Seattle has been named one of five IndustryWeek's Technologies of the Year for the company's magnetic adjustable-speed drive system. The… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Volunteers sought for playground project

PORT ANGELES -- Imagine a children's playground shaped like a castle, a pirate ship or even a dragon. Dan Maguire and Jim Bolton, both Port… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Clock ticking for – Noi”i – owner

PORT TOWNSEND -- A 90-day clock had already started against the owner of the 65-foot Noi'i wooden boat found sinking Sunday at Boat Haven. The… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Council members seek strict ethics

PORT TOWNSEND -- City Council members want a code of ethics stricter than a proposed ordinance drafted by City Attorney John Watts. Councilman Allen Frank… Continue reading

Sequim: Petition questions Aquatic center funding plan

SEQUIM -- Several members of Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center are concerned officials are not budgeting enough money to hire certified instructors. "Fitness instructor pay amounts… Continue reading

Tribe, city discuss “megayacht” marina on Ediz Hook

PORT ANGELES -- City officials and Lower Elwha Klallam tribal leaders are in serious discussions about building a "megayacht" marina on Ediz Hook. The proposed… Continue reading

West End: Forks escapee may have headed south

FORKS -- Authorities in Grays Harbor and Jefferson counties have joined the search for a 20-year-old man who escaped from Forks City Jail on Monday… Continue reading

West End: Residents rap possible animal control budget cuts

PORT ANGELES -- Forks residents blasted county officials Tuesday night for plans to eliminate funds for West End animal control in unincorporated areas. Sheriff Joe… Continue reading

2001 Peninsula Home Fund helps Clallam, Jefferson residents

A grandmother caring for two small children received help with her utility bills. An out-of-work logger got money to obtain prescribed medicine. Material was provided… Continue reading

Clallam: County might cut courthouse hours to 8:30-4:30 in mid-January

Clallam County courts and government offices could be open from 8:30 to 4:30, instead of the present 8 to 5, beginning in mid-January. The Courthouse… Continue reading

Clallam: County to hold two public hearings on its 2002 budget

Clallam County commissioners will hold two public hearings today on the county's proposed $75.9 million budget for 2002. The hearings will be at 1:30 p.m.… Continue reading

Forks: Authorities search for man who escapes city jail

Authorities were looking for a 20-year-old man who escaped from the Forks City Jail on Monday afternoon. The Forks Police Department said Orlando Gonzalez Malagon… Continue reading

Port Angeles: City manager speaks against boundary review board

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County's proposed boundary review board would be an unnecessary expense, duplicating functions and adding another layer of government bureaucracy, City Manager… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Agency may use law it helped pass to deal with derelict boat

Port of Port Townsend officials may need to apply for state money to get rid of a derelict boat. Port Executive Director Larry Crockett said… Continue reading