West End: Celebrity otter moved to coastal waters off LaPush

LAPUSH -- A playful sea otter prone to hopping into kayakers' laps in Puget Sound has been deported to a coastal sea otter population in… Continue reading

Carlsborg: New simulator helps with golfing disasters — or does it?

CARLSBORG -- Bogies, double bogies and other golfing disasters are a virtual reality for me no matter whether on the grass at Dungeness Golf &… Continue reading

Forks families who fled fire wait, hope for permanent housing

FORKS -- Rose Greene and her 9-year-old daughter have been living in a Forks motel room since their apartment was ravaged by fire last week.… Continue reading

Peninsula: Car tabs not rising anytime soon

Both Clallam and Jefferson county auditors say the cost of car tabs won't be rising anytime soon despite Thursday's state Supreme Court decision. The split… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Choice High School students stunned by closure proposal

PORT ANGELES -- Choice High School students and staff say they are shocked by a recommendation to close their alternative school. Closing the B Street… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Trial for accused deputy killer delayed again

The trial for a Port Angeles man who prosecutors say killed a Clallam County deputy sheriff in August 2000 has been postponed again. Thomas Martin… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Evidence to be submitted in Quilcene murder case

PORT TOWNSEND -- Prosecuting and defense attorneys will submit written evidence to the court today in the bench trial of the man accused of the… Continue reading

Sequim: Patients surveyed on new type of medical clinic

SEQUIM -- Two of the doctors leaving Virginia Mason Clinic are surveying patients for a new type of health care center they may open. Physicians… Continue reading

Clallam: Landfill’s minimum self-haul fee may rise 350%

PORT ANGELES -- The minimum self-haul fee at the Port Angeles Landfill could increase 350 percent starting April 1 under a proposal to be considered… Continue reading

It’s Valentine’s Day — so why not get hitched in Port Angeles?

PORT ANGELES -- If you want to say "I do" on Valentine's Day, head toward the water -- and don't forget your camera. No, it… Continue reading

Jefferson: NAFTA funds light up future for former millworkers

Ty Taylor is studying business administration. Shyla Fristoe and Dawn Baril are in pre-nursing. A Port Hadlock woman is commuting to Bremerton to take a… Continue reading

LaPush: Coast Guard rescues fishing boat taking on water

A 48-foot fishing boat from Seattle was rescued by the Coast Guard on Wednesday after it developed a split seam in its hull and began… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Long-term RV residents at Point Hudson have till June 30 to leave

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Port will limit RV stays at Point Hudson to two weeks and long-term recreational vehicles currently camping will be given an… Continue reading

Sequim: There may be bodies buried in that park!

SEQUIM -- Everyone knows who's buried in Grant's Tomb, but there's question about who's buried at Pioneer Park in the 300 block of East Washington… Continue reading

Don Knapp named Sequim Citizen of the Year

SEQUIM -- Don Knapp says the spotlight isn't the place for him. But the youth sports icon basked brightly in its glow Tuesday as the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: School Board asked to close elementary school — while another is being built

PORT ANGELES -- The School Board is being asked to consider closing an elementary school because of a projected $1 million budget districtwide deficit --… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Body of second crabber found on beach near Point Wilson

PORT TOWNSEND -- A boating accident just outside Dungeness Bay in the Strait of Juan de Fuca has claimed a second victim. The body of… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Housing Authority to meet

The Housing Authority of Jefferson County will hold a special workshop on Friday at 1 p.m. on organizational review and capacity building. Representatives from the… Continue reading

School district to hold public meetings

The Budget Review Committee consisted of board members Charlie McClain and Dorothy Duncan, Superintendent Gary Cohn, Business and Operations Director Jim Jones, Dry Creek School… Continue reading

Sequim: Wasankari family fondly recalls ‘Big Steve” and ‘Stevie” who died in boating accident

SEQUIM -- Their family calls them "Big Steve" and "Stevie." They were husband, dad, son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend to their extended family… Continue reading