BRINNON: Standoff with police ends with peaceful surrender

A tense standoff between a suicidal Brinnon man and two Jefferson County Sheriff's Office deputies ended without incident Monday afternoon. Sgt. Rick Smith and Deputy… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Commissioners hear more objection to areas ordinance

Clallam County commissioners came under fire from property owners Tuesday during public hearings on the Critical Areas Ordinance. Commissioners convened three public hearings at the… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Sequim and Port Angeles students may have to pay more to take class

SEQUIM -- Driver's safety education may be the next Sequim School District program scuttled because financial woes. Superintendent Mike Joyner told the School Board on… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Logging could be allowed in spotted owl habitat

Logging could be allowed on a portion of the 60,000 acres of state trust land on the North Olympic Peninsula previously set aside for northern… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Quake aid rolling in

Clallam and Jefferson counties have received the bulk of earthquake assistance approved for the North Olympic Peninsula. Federal Emergency Management Agency officials are considering assistance… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Construction near eagles’ nest has neighbors squawking

SEQUIM -- A squawk has been stirred over excavation work near an occupied eagles' nest on property along Priest Lane. In this case, the mother… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Volunteers to reseed areas damaged by off-road vehicles

SEQUIM -- A work party is being planned to repair environmental damage caused by off-road vehicles in the Burnt Hill recreation area. Volunteers will gather… Continue reading

Woman dies outside of home, which burns down

IRONDALE -- A 52-year-old Irondale woman died of apparent heart failure Tuesday morning and her mobile home caught fire just as medics began treating her.… Continue reading

ATTENTION READERS: You deserve a burger to promote literacy tonight

Tonight is the night when the circulation staff "takes over" the Sequim McDonald's restaurant, 107 S. Seventh Ave., to raise funds for the Newspaper in… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: Company to unveil generator capable of harnessing waves’ energy

Harnessing the water rushing between Indian and Marrowstone islands could light up homes from Port Ludlow to Port Townsend. Representatives of Blue Energy Canada will… Continue reading

Lawmakers back; shutdown warning raised

OLYMPIA -- Washington lawmakers, stung by bad reviews, plagued by gridlock and pressured by new warnings of a partial shutdown of state government, reconvened in… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Council bans parking near ferry terminal

PORT TOWNSEND -- The City Council banned parking along Water Street near the ferry terminal Monday, resolving a parking, ferry traffic and bicycling conflict. The… Continue reading

SEQUIM: County poised to buy historical Hyer Farm

Clallam County commissioners are set to purchase a portion of the historic Hyer Farm by June 27. That's the day farm's current owner, the state… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Schools rehire teachers

SEQUIM -- At least two of the certified teachers who were issued reduction in force notices after the election failure of a school district maintenance… Continue reading


The brown bear stands motionless in the lush green thicket. Yards away Brian Shepard draws his bow, releases his aluminum arrow, and watches as its… Continue reading

CLALLAM BAY: Rockfish discussion planned

The Clallam County Marine Resources Committee is hosting a workshop tonight on the status of rockfish in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Several species… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Makah teen wins chance to become Miss Washington America

A Makah Indian teen-ager who lives in Kingston has won a chance to become Miss Washington America. Jessica Greene won the title "Miss All-Nations 2001"'… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Energy workshop draws crowds

By Lee Zurcher PORT ANGELES --- The community hall at Unity in the Olympics was crowded over the weekend as people flocked to learn how… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2001

Fire damages Port Angeles home

PORT ANGELES -- A one-story house was heavily damaged by fire Saturday afternoon. No one was injured in the blaze at 126 W. 13th Street.… Continue reading

FORKS: Carpenters protest inmate labor

FORKS -- Nearly a dozen carpenters protested inmate labor Friday morning at a project they said could provide jobs for those not incarcerated. Union and… Continue reading