Clallam: Charter panel will review section by section

PORT ANGELES -- The Clallam County Charter Review Commission decided not to propose specific changes following testimony at Thursday night's meeting but instead to review… Continue reading

Peninsula: Sunrise services in Port Angeles, Port Townsend on Sunday

Special nondenominational Easter sunrise services will be held in Port Angeles and Port Townsend on Sunday. The Rev. Skip Cadorette of First Baptist Church of… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Monroe students release inch-long coho in Tumwater Creek

PORT ANGELES -- After two months of rearing coho, Monroe Elementary School students on Thursday released 500 salmon fry into Tumwater Creek. Fourth-grade and fifth-grade… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Police searching door to door for escaped fugitive

PORT ANGELES -- Police have started a neighborhood search in west Port Angeles for a Level III sex offender who escaped from community custody this… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Tentative cable TV pact announced

Port Angeles city officials announced late Thursday that they have reached a tentative agreement with Northland Cable Television to continue to provide cable broadcast services.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City huddles with scientists over shoreline master plan

PORT TOWNSEND -- More than 25 scientists met with city officials Thursday at Fort Worden State Park, the first step in long-term planning for future… Continue reading

Chimacum: Former band teacher agrees to theft restitution

CHIMACUM -- Former Chimacum High School band teacher David R. Jones agreed Wednesday to repay $4,519 in student band funds that he gambled away last… Continue reading

Jefferson: Murder case sentencing hearing set for Friday

Convicted murderer Robert Froehlich is scheduled to appear in Jefferson County Superior Court in Port Townsend on Friday for a sentencing hearing. Froehlich, 29, formerly… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Three Makah families preparing for whale hunt

NEAH BAY -- As gray whales begin their migration past the Washington coast, some Makah families are preparing for a whale hunt. "We have three… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Land swap advances conference center project

PORT ANGELES -- The Oak Street conference center developer says a land swap approved in concept this week between the Port of Port Angeles and… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Teachers preparing for budget cuts

PORT ANGELES -- Three days after school district officials announced budget cuts, teachers are preparing for effects they expect on salaries and class sizes. Union… Continue reading

Sequim: State park to connect to city sewer system

SEQUIM -- Construction of a system connecting Sequim Bay State Park to the city's sewage treatment plant is expected to start late this summer or… Continue reading

West End: Gray whales “spouting, rolling” off LaPush beaches

LAPUSH -- Gray whales have returned to the Washington coast. "They're here now," Karsten Boysen, information and education officer with Quileute Natural Resources in LaPush,… Continue reading

Clallam: Agnew residents oppose trail location

AGNEW -- Residents of a small neighborhood here are wondering why Olympic Discovery Trail is going to be within a stone's throw of their homes… Continue reading

Clallam: Port Angeles, county cooperating on annexation issues

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County and the city of Port Angeles are working together on annexation and infrastructure issues for unincorporated areas adjacent to the… Continue reading

Jefferson: Officials form transportation task force

Concerned about an adverse impact on businesses when part of the Hood Canal Bridge is replaced in 2006, elected officials from four local governments agreed… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Rayonier cleanup to begin this summer

PORT ANGELES -- It was once the site of the biggest private employer in Clallam and Jefferson counties. Today it's a strategic, 75-acre spit that… Continue reading

Port Angeles: School, union try to minimize effect of staff cuts

PORT ANGELES -- School district officials and union representatives met Tuesday to hammer out a way to minimize the impact of looming staff cuts. The… Continue reading

Sequim: Irrigation Festival royal court to appear

SEQUIM -- Pin auctions and the first official appearance of Queen Jennifer Horton and her royal court highlight the Kickoff Dinner for the 107th annual… Continue reading

Sequim: Top police chief candidate has controversial history

SEQUIM -- The man who appears to be the leading candidate for police chief has resigned from his last two jobs following complaints. City Manager… Continue reading