Sequim: Newspaper article leads to farm’s purchase

SEQUIM -- At first glance, John and Heather Erskine could not believe the front-page news article in the Capital Press. Someone named Bob Carlson, representing… Continue reading

Active – receives a hero’s welcome

PORT ANGELES -- The Coast Guard cutter Active returned home to a hero's welcome Saturday. About 300 people waved and cheered as the 210-foot cutter… Continue reading

Peninsula: Clallam Transit changing routes, schedules

When summer bus schedules go into effect June 18, the Clallam Transit System will also make permanent changes to some bus routes and schedules. The… Continue reading

Peninsula: Golf tournament raises $1,725 for Home Fund

Bob Sinnett of Sequim said he wanted "to give something back." - He decided that the third annual Alaska Invitational, a golf tournament that the… Continue reading

Peninsula: Kingston ferry dock ramp collapses

KINGSTON -- A vehicle-loading ramp at the Kingston Ferry Terminal collapsed Saturday, sending one dockworker into the water and stranding car-driving ferry passengers on the… Continue reading

Peninsula: Teen-age driving being restricted

For 15-year-old Brittany Brown, getting a driver's license is a big step on the road to independence. When Brown signed up for a driver's education… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Olympia woman flown to Harborview following collision

PORT TOWNSEND -- An Olympia woman was hospitalized Saturday following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of state Route 19 and state Route 20. Mary… Continue reading

PENINSULA: IRS error rattles Peninsula taxpayers

Like other Jefferson and Clallam county residents, George and Margaret Geasey accepted the Internal Revenue Service's offer of a later tax-return deadline as a result… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Utilities working on power-saving contracts with BPA

The saber rattling of a Bonneville Power Administration official isn't shaking up utilities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Representatives of the Clallam County Public Utility… Continue reading

Port Angeles celebration planned for arrival of hero Coast Guard cutter

PORT ANGELES -- The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Active will receive a hero's welcome complete with a flyover, welcoming families and dignitaries… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Elwha River dams closer to history

The U.S House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee approved $25.8 million for Elwha River valley restoration to be completed after dam breaching occurs. Norm Dicks, the North… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Medical center 10K and 5K runs this weekend

PORT ANGELES -- The first-ever Olympic Medical Center 10K is drawing a crowd. Two hundred runners and walkers had signed up for the 10-kilometer and… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Ground broken on Child and Family Resource Center

PORT TOWNSEND -- Thursday's literal groundbreaking for the Child and Family Resource Center can also be considered a symbolic groundbreaking for Jefferson County. The center… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Farm’s preservation to be celebrated

SEQUIM -- A mowed area in an open hayfield will serve as the setting Saturday morning when Friends of the Field Foundation holds its "Celebration… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Big cycling event returns this weekend

Colorful costumes pinned against an Olympic Mountain backdrop and blurred in a mass of speed. That will be the scene this weekend in the Dungeness… Continue reading


A Seattle environmental group is threatening to sue Rayonier Inc. in federal court for allegedly violating the Clean Water Act -- the 1972 law governing… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Telethon pulls in fireworks donations

Despite collecting nearly $12,000 Tuesday, Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce officials are still seeking donations to pay for this year's Independence Day fireworks. The aerial… Continue reading

PORT HADLOCK: Teen who allegedly assaulted deputy still on the lam

PORT HADLOCK -- Authorities are seeking a 17-year-old Oregon correctional facility escapee who allegedly punched a Jefferson County deputy early Tuesday morning. Corey Hartford, a… Continue reading

Port Ludlow man finds renewed life in poetry

When attorney George Dyer retired to Port Ludlow in 1987, he decided to devote his life to poetry. After decades of drafting consumer credit forms… Continue reading


PORT LUDLOW -- A yacht club taking steps toward expansion is drawing heat from the Jefferson County Department of Community Development and Port Ludlow residents.… Continue reading