CLALLAM: Needle exchange program touted by medical officials

A needle exchange program offered through Olympic Medical Center appears to be reducing the threat of AIDS and other diseases in Clallam County. And any… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Whaling report delayed

The National Marine Fisheries Service does not plan to release a final environmental assessment on the Makah tribe's gray whale hunt before the end of… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: High School orchestra to play Carnegie Hall

Musicians often dream of performing at Carnegie Hall or playing on a nationally broadcast television show. For some Port Angeles High School students, both of… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: School district official links deficit to lagging attendance

PORT ANGELES -- When the 2000-2001 school year started with 85 fewer students than planned, Jim Jones had to scramble to redo the budget. Fall… Continue reading

QUILCENE: Principal top superintendent candidate

QUILCENE -- Principal Judi Mackey is the School Board's top choice for superintendent. Mackey was selected as the leading candidate for the position last week… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Bite should be a warning to visitors

SEQUIM -- The first bite incident in nearly 30 years provides a warning for visitors to the Olympic Game Farm, managers said Wednesday. "These are… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Questions raised over Morse Creek power plant

PORT ANGELES -- A city plan to restart a small hydroelectric plant on Morse Creek has raised questions about how it might affect salmon and… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: Company nixes Cape George batch plant plans

CAPE GEORGE -- Lakeside Industries of Port Angeles has decided not to pursue a permit to operate an asphalt batch plant at the Cape George… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: Deputy prosecutors to get salary raises

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County deputy prosecuting attorneys will get a 15 percent raise under a new salary schedule approved by county commissioners Tuesday. The… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Two property owners threaten to sue city

PORT ANGELES -- Two waterfront property owners are threatening to sue the city, which they claim is illegally blocking access to their land a short… Continue reading


BY BRIAN MCLEAN PORT ANGELES -- Jan Urfer didn't intend on becoming a gymnastics coach when she first arrived in Port Angeles 36 years ago.… Continue reading

  • Mar 28, 2001
  • By Brian McLean

NEAH BAY: New middle school building due in June 2002

NEAH BAY -- Middle school students should have a new academic home next year. About 70 middle-schoolers now attend class in portable buildings, which will… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Empty seats, mechanical woes behind flight cancellations, airline says

PORT ANGELES -- Empty seats and mechanical problems are leading to a glut of flight cancellations by beleaguered Harbor Air between Port Angeles and Seattle's… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: City wants money back for purchase of second carousel

PORT TOWNSEND -- Supporters of the Carousel of the Olympic Sea could face criminal theft charges revolving around $10,000 in public funds that were used… Continue reading

Talk on the street

City officials look over plans for Port Townsend's F Street project during a public display Monday at the Pope Marine Building in Port Townsend. City… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: Commissioners designate Urban Growth Areas

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Tri-Area and Glen Cove will become designated Urban Growth Areas in the county's development plan by next year, county commissioners decided… Continue reading


The tribal population on the Lower Elwha Klallam reservation increased 82 percent over the last decade, according to 2000 census numbers. Tribal leaders attribute the… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Boy shoots friend in head with pellet gun

An 11-year-old Port Angeles boy was shot in the head by a friend with a pellet gun Sunday afternoon. The injured boy was treated and… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Windsurfer missed by tanker

A windsurfer who narrowly avoided being hit by a tanker was picked up by a research vessel north of Marrowstone Island. The Coast Guard sent… Continue reading