SEQUIM: Schools rehire teachers

SEQUIM -- At least two of the certified teachers who were issued reduction in force notices after the election failure of a school district maintenance… Continue reading


The brown bear stands motionless in the lush green thicket. Yards away Brian Shepard draws his bow, releases his aluminum arrow, and watches as its… Continue reading

CLALLAM BAY: Rockfish discussion planned

The Clallam County Marine Resources Committee is hosting a workshop tonight on the status of rockfish in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Several species… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Makah teen wins chance to become Miss Washington America

A Makah Indian teen-ager who lives in Kingston has won a chance to become Miss Washington America. Jessica Greene won the title "Miss All-Nations 2001"'… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Energy workshop draws crowds

By Lee Zurcher PORT ANGELES --- The community hall at Unity in the Olympics was crowded over the weekend as people flocked to learn how… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2001

Fire damages Port Angeles home

PORT ANGELES -- A one-story house was heavily damaged by fire Saturday afternoon. No one was injured in the blaze at 126 W. 13th Street.… Continue reading

FORKS: Carpenters protest inmate labor

FORKS -- Nearly a dozen carpenters protested inmate labor Friday morning at a project they said could provide jobs for those not incarcerated. Union and… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Chamber seeks help funding fireworks

PORT ANGELES -- Chamber of Commerce officials are looking for the public to support their efforts to improve this year's Independence Day celebration. That support… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Columbia Pictures to pay for bus service during filming

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jennifer Lopez won't be the only one treated like a Hollywood star when filming for the movie "Enough" comes to town June… Continue reading


SEQUIM -- A long-term commitment to plan and develop a natural history and environmental education center in Railroad Bridge Park has been reaffirmed. Representatives of… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Couple interrupt burglar

SEQUIM -- A couple returned to their Happy Valley Road home about 6:30 p.m. Saturday to discover a broken window and a man inside their… Continue reading

CLALLAM: New county commissioner district boundaries approved

It's official -- residents living in the Blue Mountain, Monterra, East Fairview and Agnew voting precincts will cast ballots for the District No. 2 Clallam… Continue reading

FORKS: Teen charged in year-old case

Almost one year after a Forks High School student was hospitalized following a fight in the school's cafeteria, prosecutors say they're charging the teen-ager accused… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: Drug use not taken seriously, teens say in survey

PORT TOWNSEND -- Teen-agers in Jefferson County don't think their parents take drug use seriously. That is one finding of the recently published Student Survey… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Workshop could help power users save energy

A free Alternative Energy Workshop this weekend could help power users save electricity and money. The workshop is planned for Saturday from 10 a.m. to… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: A chance to stand guard at filming

This is a help-wanted announcement with an unusual twist: the opportunity for security guards to serve and protect the movie "Enough"' when the Jennifer Lopez… Continue reading

BRINNON: Residents use Demo Party meeting to vent about policies forged in Port Townsend

> BRINNON -- Trying to forge closer South County ties, the Jefferson County Democratic Central Committee hosted a meeting Tuesday in Brinnon to listen to… Continue reading

Ferry officials explain increases to riders

> PORT TOWNSEND -- Ferry workers almost outnumbered passengers Wednesday as they rode the Keystone-Port Townsend run to discuss fare increases that go into effect… Continue reading

FORKS: Police continue search for shooting suspect

> Police searched two mobile homes on Calawah Way late Tuesday, but were unable to locate a shooting suspect. The suspect, 30-year-old Lombardo Ceja-Gomez, is… Continue reading

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK: Official hopes promised Bush funds will aid maintenance

> Olympic National Park Superintendent Dave Morris hopes some of the $5 billion President Bush promised Wednesday for recreational improvements will find its way to… Continue reading