Port Angeles: City Council backs Oak Street conference center

PORT ANGELES -- Ehm Architecture's Oak Street conference center proposal was the unanimous choice of the Port Angeles City Council on Tuesday night. "I'm very… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Teen Scene skate park to open

PORT ANGELES -- The YMCA Teen Scene has a few rules for its indoor skate park -- no swearing, no vulgarity and wear a helmet.… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Chimney fire linked to soot buildup

PORT LUDLOW -- Firefighters extinguished a chimney fire Tuesday afternoon before it could severely damage a home on Belfrage Road. The fire broke out as… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City Council members unveil “wish lists”

PORT TOWNSEND -- Although the new City Council outlined its top priorities for the coming year during a retreat Saturday, many of the individual members'… Continue reading

Sequim: Dungeness River estuary project proposed

SEQUIM -- Clallam County officials are seeking a $1 million grant to fund a Dungeness River estuary project that includes acquiring private property west of… Continue reading

West End: Makah woman to head state tribal tourism program

NEAH BAY -- A Makah tribal member has been recruited to head up the first statewide effort to coordinate tourism among Washington's 29 tribes. Donna… Continue reading

Jefferson: Officials discuss tsunami risk, disaster response

Jefferson County, Port Townsend and Port of Port Townsend officials met Monday to discuss preliminary data regarding tsunami risks facing the region. Jefferson County Emergency… Continue reading

Jefferson: survey shows how residents would pay for parks

A random survey of more than 100 Jefferson County residents reveals they would be willing to pay for recreation facilities through a bond measure but… Continue reading

Peninsula: Costco contemplating expansion

Officials from Costco Wholesale Corp. say they are contemplating expanding their Carlsborg warehouse. But there are no concrete plans to do so because the store… Continue reading

Peninsula: Flesh-eating disease risk deemed low

The outbreak of several flesh-eating disease cases on Vancouver Island in recent months poses no risk to Olympic Peninsula residents, health officials said Monday. "There… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Boy, 12, turns fly-tying into a business

PORT ANGELES -- A Monroe Elementary School student has turned his hobby of tying fishing flies into a business. Ryan Olson, 12, said he would… Continue reading

Port of PA revises Boddy contract to full-time for 9 months

PORT ANGELES -- Port commissioners unanimously agreed Monday to downsize newly hired Executive Director Clyde Boddy's contract to nine months totaling $67,500. The commission's executive… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Appointments issue splits council

PORT TOWNSEND -- City Councilman Geoff Masci Monday accused his fellow council members of attempting to stack the city Planning Commission by suggesting raising membership… Continue reading

Clallam: Challenger enters 2002 race for sheriff

JOYCE -- There could be a new lawman in town this November, if Clallam County sheriff candidate Lonnie Steele has his way. Steele has registered… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Airport bag-screening slow on take-off

PORT ANGELES -- Travelers at William R. Fairchild International Airport won't have their checked baggage screened until at least December, said Airport Manager Jeff Robb.… Continue reading

West End: Bomb threat shuts down U.S. Highway 101 through Forks

FORKS -- About three blocks of U.S. Highway 101 were shut down for 30 minutes Saturday night after a bomb threat was called into the… Continue reading

Clallam: County law enforcement officers consider similar door-to-door effort

Clallam County Sheriff's Department officials say they are looking into partnering with other law enforcement agencies to conduct a door-to-door campaign to apprehend residents with… Continue reading

Jefferson: Law enforcement to round up people with outstanding warrants

More than 600 people with outstanding warrants in Jefferson County could get a surprise visit from law enforcement officers later this month. The Jefferson County… Continue reading

More than 400 applaud public safety workers

PORT ANGELES -- In the hush of a crowd gathered Saturday night to pay tribute to Clallam County public safety workers, a single emergency signal… Continue reading

Peninsula: U.S. Highway 101 reopens near Lilliwaup

LILLIWAUP -- One lane of U.S. Highway 101 was officially reopened Saturday afternoon, five days after a landslide forced officials to close the road south… Continue reading