Tribe, city discuss “megayacht” marina on Ediz Hook

PORT ANGELES -- City officials and Lower Elwha Klallam tribal leaders are in serious discussions about building a "megayacht" marina on Ediz Hook. The proposed… Continue reading

West End: Forks escapee may have headed south

FORKS -- Authorities in Grays Harbor and Jefferson counties have joined the search for a 20-year-old man who escaped from Forks City Jail on Monday… Continue reading

West End: Residents rap possible animal control budget cuts

PORT ANGELES -- Forks residents blasted county officials Tuesday night for plans to eliminate funds for West End animal control in unincorporated areas. Sheriff Joe… Continue reading

2001 Peninsula Home Fund helps Clallam, Jefferson residents

A grandmother caring for two small children received help with her utility bills. An out-of-work logger got money to obtain prescribed medicine. Material was provided… Continue reading

Clallam: County might cut courthouse hours to 8:30-4:30 in mid-January

Clallam County courts and government offices could be open from 8:30 to 4:30, instead of the present 8 to 5, beginning in mid-January. The Courthouse… Continue reading

Clallam: County to hold two public hearings on its 2002 budget

Clallam County commissioners will hold two public hearings today on the county's proposed $75.9 million budget for 2002. The hearings will be at 1:30 p.m.… Continue reading

Forks: Authorities search for man who escapes city jail

Authorities were looking for a 20-year-old man who escaped from the Forks City Jail on Monday afternoon. The Forks Police Department said Orlando Gonzalez Malagon… Continue reading

Port Angeles: City manager speaks against boundary review board

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County's proposed boundary review board would be an unnecessary expense, duplicating functions and adding another layer of government bureaucracy, City Manager… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Agency may use law it helped pass to deal with derelict boat

Port of Port Townsend officials may need to apply for state money to get rid of a derelict boat. Port Executive Director Larry Crockett said… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City Council adds to manager’s contract, passes 2002 budget

The Port Townsend City Council increased City Manager David Timmons' severance package to one year from eight months during a business meeting Monday evening. The… Continue reading

Road to Hurricane Ridge reveals winter wonderland

Olympic National Park road crews cleared Hurricane Ridge Road on Monday for visitors to enjoy snow activities, but only for those who are driving on… Continue reading

Clallam: Kosovo youths seek help for U.S. educations

SEQUIM -- Two young men who came from Kosovo to gain an education in the U. S. may have to leave before their dream is… Continue reading

Peninsula post offices ready for “busiest” season –

The Postal Service is heading into its busiest time of the year. Now is the time to get holiday packages in the mail if you… Continue reading

Peninsula: Bill contains $11 million for transportation

PORT ANGELES -- Four North Olympic Peninsula projects will receive $11 million in a federal transportation funding bill soon headed for the president's desk, Sen.… Continue reading

Brinnon: Mudslide temporarily closes U.S. 101

BRINNON -- A short stretch of U.S. Highway 101 was closed for more than two hours Saturday after a mudslide covered the road just south… Continue reading

Collector appreciates late former Beatle for his musicanship

Chester Prudhomme of Port Townsend collects George Harrison memorabilia, not because of its potential value but because he likes the former Beatle's musicianship. Harrison died… Continue reading

Jefferson: Hospice decision delayed

PORT TOWNSEND -- The decision to provide hospice Medicare certification to Jefferson General Hospital or a Chehalis-based competitor has been delayed. State Department of Health… Continue reading

Joyce: Fallen tree blamed for Saturday night power outage

JOYCE -- Residents of several hundred homes went to bed without power Saturday night as Clallam County Public Utility District officials scrambled to fix a… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Freighter loses power, escorted to harbor

PORT ANGELES -- A 356-foot freighter was escorted to Port Angeles Harbor early Saturday morning, hours after suffering engine failure west of the Strait of… Continue reading

2001 Peninsula Home Fund helps Jefferson, Clallam residents

A grandmother caring for two small children received help with her utility bills. An out-of-work logger got money to obtain prescribed medicine. Material was provided… Continue reading