Port Townsend: Public to get chance to see high-level marine research up close and on the water

PORT TOWNSEND -- A marine resources consultant plans to start a research cruise program in conjunction with the Port Townsend Marine Science Center that will… Continue reading

Sequim: Irrigation Festival springs back to life today

SEQUIM -- Sequim's celebration of irrigation roars back to life today with a number of events on the schedule. The 107th Irrigation Festival runs through… Continue reading

Clallam: Prosecutor will seek another opinion on Rowan

A psychiatrist not affiliated with Western State Hospital should review the hospital's recommendation to give Bruce Rowan a "conditional release," Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Chris… Continue reading

Port Angeles heart transplant toddler home, happy

PORT ANGELES -- Hallie Alley is home with her new heart, and she's doing well. Her grandparents described the toddler as being in good spirits… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Groups to address INS ferry fee

The Port Angeles Business Association is sending a letter opposing the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service's proposed $3 border crossing fee for commercial ship and… Continue reading

Port Angeles: YMCA teen center cuts back because of budget woes

PORT ANGELES -- A YMCA program targeting teen-agers and "at risk" youth is feeling the effects of agency and state budget cuts. The YMCA Teen… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Peers from throughout the state to confer downtown

PORT TOWNSEND -- How do you promote your town to filmmakers? What is the future of mom and pop stores? How do you run a… Continue reading

Sequim: High school principal takes same job at bigger school in Walla Walla

SEQUIM -- After three years of guiding education efforts at Sequim High School, Principal Brian Pendleton will become principal of Walla Walla High School. His… Continue reading

Clallam: Policy to limit use of county vehicles considered

PORT ANGELES -- A proposed vehicle-use policy will reduce the number of Clallam County employees who take county cars home. Those who do so must… Continue reading

Jefferson: County employees asked to voluntarily cut hours – — – or their jobs

Jefferson County administrators are asking county employees to voluntarily reduce their work hours as a means of bridging the county's hefty budget shortfall. More than… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Daishowa will cut jobs but has no closure plans, chamber told

PORT ANGELES -- Daishowa America plans to begin paring its 262-person work force down to 250 within a couple of years. And the job cuts… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Mental hospital recommends “conditional release” for Bruce Rowan

A former Port Angeles doctor who used a baseball bat and ax to bludgeon his wife to death in 1998 is now eligible for "conditional… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Public airing Wednesday on racism accusation

PORT ANGELES -- The first public meeting of the new Community Multicultural Task Force will be held Wednesday. The meeting begins at 4 p.m. and… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City Council to ink contract with Clallam YMCA

The Port Townsend City Council voted 7-0 Monday night to enter into a contract with the YMCA for city recreational services. The council voted to… Continue reading

Sequim: Schizophrenic weather challenges town’s reputation

SEQUIM -- Someone better alert the weather police to be on duty during the rest of the 107th Irrigation Festival, lest Sequim's most famous law… Continue reading

Sequim: Students to attend national history contest

SEQUIM -- Seven students from Sequim schools earned the right to compete in a national history contest in Washington, D.C., with first- or second-place finishes… Continue reading

Jefferson: Shooting death shines light on county’s domestic abuse problems

Domestic violence situations like the one that apparently led to a fatal shooting in Quilcene last week have been on the rise in Jefferson County,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Business leaders concerned over possible $3 immigration fee on ferries

Port Angeles business leaders fear a federally proposed $3 user fee on ferry passengers from Victoria could have a dramatic effect on the Peninsula's tourist-driven… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Custodial, para-educator, secretarial layoffs still expected

PORT ANGELES -- School district secretarial, para-educator and custodial workers will be laid off to help the district cover a $1.7 million budget deficit in… Continue reading

Port Angeles: District officials say vacancies, personnel shifts will save teacher layoffs

PORT ANGELES -- School officials say enough resignations, retirements and contract expirations are in hand to spare the school district from having to fire teachers… Continue reading