Port Angeles: Group seeks $100,000 from City Council for performing arts center

By Matthew Fritsch PORT ANGELES -- A local nonprofit group presented a written request Tuesday evening to the City Council seeking $100,000 to study the… Continue reading

  • Jul 4, 2001

Port Angeles: Man who brought explosives on ferry tells of plot in N.Y. trial

The Algerian who brought powerful explosives into Port Angeles testified Tuesday at the New York trial of an alleged accomplice. Ahmed Ressam, already convicted for… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Teen’s death mourned at services

PORT ANGELES -- Family and friends quietly cried as they crowded together to mourn the death of Michael Andrew Sindars. Seventy young people were among… Continue reading

Clallam: Panel works on tax-break rules

Clallam County commissioners are still trying to come up with a workable tax break program for large landowners. At their work session Monday, the commissioners… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Makah to charge for beach access

Anyone spending a day at Cape Flattery or Hobuck Beach will notice something new -- a $7 charge. Beginning Wednesday, the Makah tribe will charge… Continue reading

Peninsula: Public fireworks planned in all directions

The night sky over the North Olympic Peninsula will light up with the rockets' red glare Wednesday during public fireworks displays in Forks, Port Angeles… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Teen charged with manslaughter

PORT ANGELES -- Timothy Patrick Smith was formally charged Monday with killing another teen-ager last week. Smith, 17, was charged with first-degree manslaughter and two… Continue reading

Newport wins at Bill Koening Jettin’ the Straight

PORT ANGELES -- Aaron Newport got a quick jump on the competition and never looked back. The 23-year-old power skier from Benton easily won his… Continue reading

Peninsula: State aid to help small farmers

Small-farm operators will get assistance marketing their products with the help of a new state law. The law, signed by the Gov. Gary Locke on… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Hearings set today in teen’s shooting death

Two teen-agers facing possible charges in the shooting death of Michael Sindars, 16, are slated to appear in court today. Timothy Patrick Smith, 17, of… Continue reading

Sequim: 14-year-old working on life’s dream

SEQUIM -- Ruth Sandell says she is long past the "What do you want to be when you grow up, little girl?" stage in her… Continue reading

‘Jumping slugs´ delaying timber sales

By Gretchen Harnack A tiny, crawling denizen of the forest floor -- the jumping slug -- is delaying timber sales and trail development in Olympic… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2001

Peninsula: – Bonneville announces 46 percent wholesale rate hike

Port Angeles and Clallam County residents won't be hit with the dramatic electricity rate increases Bonneville Power Administration officials had warned about -- but energy… Continue reading

Peninsula: Telephone service to Forks interrupted

FORKS -- Long distance service from Port Angeles to Forks had been interrupted for more than 24 hours as of late Saturday. According to Forks… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Reaching her dream of gallery ownership

BY Nancy Rudolph Melissa Penic's dream of owning an art gallery came true, but the hurdles were high. She owns and operates Reigning Visions Artwork… Continue reading

  • Jul 1, 2001

Sequim: Museum to feature military display

SEQUIM -- A display of historic military memorabilia will be featured through July, August and September at the Museum and Arts Center. Sponsored by Veterans… Continue reading

Jefferson: Talks may be resolving mental-health agency dispute

Things are looking up for Jefferson Mental Health Services. The dispute between the county's mental health services provider and the regional organization that contracts out… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: CNN segment will highlight “mountains, beaches, rain forest”

Olympic National Park will get national attention Saturday when CNN airs a segment during its "CNN Travel Now"' program. The Cable News Network program, scheduled… Continue reading

Peninsula: Hood Canal Bridge survey coming

The Hood Canal Bridge won't close for reconstruction until 2006, but transportation officials are studying the effects of the shutdown now. Thousands of North Olympic… Continue reading

Port Angeles teen shot to death; two others face charges

PORT ANGELES -- A 17-year-old Port Angeles youth is in juvenile detention today, accused of shooting another teen-ager to death late Wednesday. Timothy Patrick Smith… Continue reading