Port Angeles: City will rework stormwater utility proposal

PORT ANGELES -- A proposed stormwater utility fee won't come before the City Council for approval until at least mid-July after the city's Utility Advisory… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Review committee recommends approval of conference center proposal

PORT ANGELES -- The committee reviewing the proposed Oak Street waterfront hotel/conference center has unanimously recommended that the City Council approve the project and commit… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Proposed fire merger clears hurdle

PORT TOWNSEND -- A City Council committee has recommended authorizing Fire Chief Ed Edwards to explore joint operations with Jefferson County Fire District No. 6.… Continue reading

Sequim: Teacher sets up science Web sites

SEQUIM -- A Sequim High School teacher's efforts to help students learn about science through a series of Web sites has been recognized by the… Continue reading

Shine: More delays expected on Hood Canal Bridge

Hood Canal bridge inspections next week will mean traffic delays for motorists. According to the state Department of Transportation, maintenance inspections will prompt bridge openings… Continue reading

Jefferson: County curbs services to fix $900,000 deficit

Jefferson County employees, department heads and the public got their first chance to weigh in on plans to fix an approximate $900,000 budget shortfall Wednesday.… Continue reading

Peninsula: Calendars online for district courts

A new state Web site aims to put county district court dates at users' fingertips by entering a name or case number. The site is… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Advisory committee to look at stormwater issue

PORT ANGELES -- The city's proposed stormwater utility charge will be the subject of a special meeting of the Utility Advisory Committee at 3 p.m.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Little heart transplant girl back home

A two-year-old who received a heart transplant in March is doing well after a partial-rejection scare last week. Haille Alley is home after a brief… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Council looks at $2.5 million City Hall annex project

PORT TOWNSEND -- Construction on a proposed three-story, $2.5 million City Hall annex could begin next spring. But the decision will first weigh in on… Continue reading

Sequim: Library trustees balk at proposed site

Sequim's next library probably won't be built next to Sequim Middle School on Hendrickson Road. North Olympic Library System trustees did not take action Thursday… Continue reading

West End: Comments on ocean wave energy project due by June 17

NEAH BAY -- Comments on the proposed ocean wave energy project off Neah Bay are due to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by June 17.… Continue reading

Chimacum: Community rallies to help family of crash victim

CHIMACUM -- Friends of the family of a Chimacum High School junior killed in a crash April 30 are planning an auction to help the… Continue reading

Forks: Gov. Locke visits Thursday

Gov. Gary Locke will visit with Forks various city, county and tribal officials from the West End during a half-day visit Thursday. Press officials from… Continue reading

Jefferson: Agency working to make county more accessible to disabled

Lesa Barnes pictures a Jefferson County where those with disabilities aren't stopped by curbs preventing wheelchairs from crossing streets. It's a Jefferson County where restrooms… Continue reading

Peninsula: Olympic hospital executive joins politicos in bid to fix Medicare

Proposed legislation to increase Medicare payments to states like Washington received the unqualified endorsement of Olympic Medical Center CEO Mike Glenn on Monday when it… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Potential call center prompts Port to delay skills center lease

PORT ANGELES -- Port of Port Angeles commissioners have delayed leasing space to the Port Angeles School District for development of a skills center. Commissioners… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Topside repair executive scouts harbor facilities

PORT ANGELES -- The parent company of Pacific Rim Industrial & Marine Engineering's biggest competitor is looking at expanding another ship repair subsidiary into Port… Continue reading

Five separate Memorial Day ceremonies in Jefferson County

Five ceremonies in Jefferson County honored the casualties of America's wars Monday -- ranging from "Taps" and a 21-gun salute in Port Townsend to a… Continue reading

Flags, flowers and prayers honor Peninsula’s and nation’s fallen

People throughout the North Olympic Peninsula came to cemeteries on Memorial Day, carrying flowers and memories. Alone, in pairs and in families, they stood in… Continue reading