JOYCE: Communication concerns prompt school discussion

> JOYCE -- Nearly 30 residents turned out for a special meeting Thursday to voice concerns over an apparent communication problem in the Crescent School… Continue reading

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK: Boy injured in bicycle crash

> A teen-age boy suffered serious head injuries in a bicycle crash on Saturday afternoon, authorities said. The boy was riding on Camp David Junior… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Four PDN writers win Pacific Northwest journalism awards

> BELLEVUE - -- - A reporter, two PDN columnists and a staff photographer won awards Saturday in competition among Pacific Northwest newspapers. Staff writer… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Rubber ducks ready to race today

> More than 18,000 rubber ducks will race down Daishowa America's mill canal in Port Angeles at noon today. It's the annual Great Olympic Peninsula… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Rhododendron Festival awards announced

> PORT TOWNSEND -- Rhododendron Festival organizers announced the winners of the Pet Parade and the Kiddie Parade on Saturday after the Grand Parade. Grand… Continue reading

QUILCENE: Murder suspect to undergo mental evaluation

> QUILCENE -- Murder suspect Robert H. Froehlich will be evaluated by mental health experts to determine if he is competent to stand trial for… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Parents organizing party for graduating seniors

> SEQUIM -- Parents of Sequim High School graduating seniors are seeking donations and other assistance in providing an alcohol and drug-free party for the… Continue reading

VICTORIA: Cruise ship incident in Strait of Juan de Fuca; injuries reportedly minor

> VICTORIA -- A cruise ship was expected to return to its home port of Seattle today after a minor accident near the entrance to… Continue reading

CHIMACUM: High school baseball team off to state tournament

> CHIMACUM -- Call them the Magnificent Seven. Led by a core of seven seniors, all of whom have played varsity ball since their freshmen… Continue reading

Esprit transgender convention underway in Port Angeles

> PORT ANGELES -- Rochelle Forrester is a woman trapped in a man's body. After 40 years living as a man, Forrester is learning to… Continue reading

FORKS: Organization chooses leaders

> Forks High School will send 24 students to the national Family, Career and Community Leaders of America conference on July 7 and 8 in… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Bush energy plan draws praise, criticism

> President Bush's 105-point plan to address the nation's energy woes was welcomed Thursday by Northwest Republicans as a way to ease the region's energy… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Rubber ducks ready to race

> Every dollar invested in the Great Olympic Duck Derby is apparently worth its weight in rubber ducks. The Olympic Memorial Hospital Foundation proved that… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Telemarketing center may bring 50 jobs with it

> PORT ANGELES -- An unidentified company is 45-days away from making a decision on whether to base a call center in the city. A… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Community leader Gael Stuart dies

> PORT TOWNSEND -- Education pioneer, fund-raising wizard and community supporter Gael Stuart died Wednesday in Seattle. He was 82. Port Townsend agencies, businesses and… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Here’s the lineup for this weekend’s Rhododendron Festival activities

> Friday 3 p.m. -- Carnival opens, Memorial Field. 3:30 p.m. -- Kiddie Parade. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. -- Kiwanis Fish Fry, American Legion.… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Thousands expected at Rhododendron Festival events this weekend

> PORT TOWNSEND -- Thousands of people are expected to show up for the annual Rhododendron Festival Grand Parade on Saturday, but they better have… Continue reading

CLALLAM: County jail inmates to pay for medical care

> Clallam County jail inmates in need of medical treatment while in custody will have to pay for part of their own medical bills after… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: Companies holding back cell tower construction

> Nearly two years after a Jefferson County moratorium on construction of new cellular telephone towers was lifted, two approved towers have yet to be… Continue reading

PENINSULA: `Seafood gumbo” for outdoor seekers

> A gumbo of local seafood possibilities awaits anglers and shellfishers over the next two weeks. It begins with the first in a series of… Continue reading