Port Townsend: City Council adds to manager’s contract, passes 2002 budget

The Port Townsend City Council increased City Manager David Timmons' severance package to one year from eight months during a business meeting Monday evening. The… Continue reading

Road to Hurricane Ridge reveals winter wonderland

Olympic National Park road crews cleared Hurricane Ridge Road on Monday for visitors to enjoy snow activities, but only for those who are driving on… Continue reading

Clallam: Kosovo youths seek help for U.S. educations

SEQUIM -- Two young men who came from Kosovo to gain an education in the U. S. may have to leave before their dream is… Continue reading

Peninsula post offices ready for “busiest” season –

The Postal Service is heading into its busiest time of the year. Now is the time to get holiday packages in the mail if you… Continue reading

Peninsula: Bill contains $11 million for transportation

PORT ANGELES -- Four North Olympic Peninsula projects will receive $11 million in a federal transportation funding bill soon headed for the president's desk, Sen.… Continue reading

Brinnon: Mudslide temporarily closes U.S. 101

BRINNON -- A short stretch of U.S. Highway 101 was closed for more than two hours Saturday after a mudslide covered the road just south… Continue reading

Collector appreciates late former Beatle for his musicanship

Chester Prudhomme of Port Townsend collects George Harrison memorabilia, not because of its potential value but because he likes the former Beatle's musicianship. Harrison died… Continue reading

Jefferson: Hospice decision delayed

PORT TOWNSEND -- The decision to provide hospice Medicare certification to Jefferson General Hospital or a Chehalis-based competitor has been delayed. State Department of Health… Continue reading

Joyce: Fallen tree blamed for Saturday night power outage

JOYCE -- Residents of several hundred homes went to bed without power Saturday night as Clallam County Public Utility District officials scrambled to fix a… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Freighter loses power, escorted to harbor

PORT ANGELES -- A 356-foot freighter was escorted to Port Angeles Harbor early Saturday morning, hours after suffering engine failure west of the Strait of… Continue reading

2001 Peninsula Home Fund helps Jefferson, Clallam 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

Blyn: Jamestown S’Klallam tribe studying bay pollution

BLYN -- Two years ago, when the Dungeness Bay was closed for shellfishing by the state Department of Health because of fecal coliform pollution, the… Continue reading

Jefferson: Hospice decision expected today

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson General Hospital administrators expect today to learn the fate of a hospice program the hospital has operated for 18 years. The… Continue reading

Officials restrict Ediz Hook Road from Daishowa mill to Coast Guard station

PORT ANGELES -- High waves over Ediz Hook Road on Wednesday prompted a temporary closure of the Hook while work crews cleared ocean debris from… Continue reading

Peninsula: Welfare recipients get holiday surprise

Imagine retiring at 12 years old or owning your first car when you are only 4 years old. Some residents in Clallam and Jefferson counties… Continue reading

Sequim: Neo-Nazi newsletter part of trend since Sept. 11, Anti-Defamation League says

The recent distribution of a neo-Nazi newsletter in Sequim is part of a trend that has been seen throughout the Pacific Northwest since the Sept.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Property taxes on annexation agenda tonight

PORT ANGELES -- City officials will hold the fifth of eight public forums tonight to answer annexation questions. The meeting is from 7 p.m. to… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Three charged following raids

PORT ANGELES -- Three people have been charged with drug-related felonies stemming from a Tuesday drug bust at a west Port Angeles house. Police are… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Most Keystone ferry runs canceled Wednesday

PORT TOWNSEND -- Washington State Ferries canceled all Keystone runs Wednesday because of electrical problems aboard the route's sole vessel. Passengers bound for the MV… Continue reading

Sequim: Neo-Nazi newsletter spurs police probe

SEQUIM -- The distribution of a neo-Nazi group newsletter in a quiet residential neighborhood has prompted a police investigation. Sequim Police Chief Byron Nelson said… Continue reading