Quilcene: School levy success rests on 16-year-old campaign chairman

If someone is looking for an effective, tireless campaigner, he or she might consider 16-year-old Andy Beeler. Among other attributes, he has a perfect election… Continue reading

Sequim: Bike trail merchants didn’t want deleted from revitalization plans

SEQUIM -- No bike or pedestrian trail on South Second Avenue will be part of the downtown revitalization plan. Sequim City Council members reached consensus… Continue reading

Sequim: How aggressive campaigning paid off with school levy election success

SEQUIM -- Promoters of the Sequim School District's two-year maintenance and operations levy ran a "whisper campaign" that turned out to be a roaring success.… Continue reading

Chimacum, Quilcene levies headed toward approval; Port Ludlow drainage district election held

Voters appear to have approved school district maintenance and operations levies Tuesday in Chimacum and Quilcene by large margins. After polls closed and absentee ballots… Continue reading

Locke to see Port Angeles inventor’s levitated car today

A surprise demonstration of Port Angeles-based Magna Force Inc.'s experimental LEVX "mag-lev" -- magnetic-levitation -- transportation system is scheduled before Gov. Gary Locke, legislators and… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Planning Commission membership increased

PORT TOWNSEND -- The new City Council majority has increased the size of the city Planning Commission to nine members. The newly elected council members… Continue reading

Third time’s a charm as voters approving Sequim school levy

SEQUIM -- The third time may be a charm for the Sequim School District maintenance and operations levy. After failing twice in 2001 the levy… Continue reading

West End: Cape Flattery school levy passing

CLALLAM BAY -- Preliminary results from Tuesday's all-mail election show the Cape Flattery School District's four-year, $1.4 million maintenance and operations levy is passing. At… Continue reading

West End: George Clooney movie may be shot around Forks

FORKS -- The next movie to be filmed on the North Olympic Peninsula could be a science-fiction thriller. 20th Century Fox officials are considering a… Continue reading

Clallam: Sequim, Cape Flattery schools’ elections end today

Two school districts in Clallam County are encouraging residents to return mail-in ballots today for school levy elections. The elections will decide tax levies for… Continue reading

Hundreds of jellyfish washed up on Port Angeles beaches

PORT ANGELES -- Hundreds of jellyfish on the shores of the inner harbor of Ediz Hook took many wildlife officials by surprise Monday. The mostly… Continue reading

Jefferson: Elections today in Chimacum, Quilcene, Gardiner and Port Ludlow

Voters head to the polls today in Jefferson County to weigh in on school district maintenance and operations levies in Chimacum, Quilcene and Gardiner, and… Continue reading

Port Angeles: County prosecutor suggests mental illness behind arson fires

PORT ANGELES -- The man accused of starting fires at City Hall and Holy Trinity Lutheran Church on Saturday is schizophrenic and apparently had stopped… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Courthouse clock to be back in service soon

Time is standing still again at the Clallam County Courthouse. Clallam County Public Works Director Craig Jacobs said he has received numerous calls regarding the… Continue reading

Sequim: Patron of the arts, 83, is among first donors to theater project

SEQUIM -- Jean Ernst has never seen an Olympic Theater Arts production. But she was among the first to donate when she heard that the… Continue reading

Shine: Group challenges county over saltwater intrusion into wells

Jefferson County may have to develop an extensive program to monitor saltwater intrusion into water wells as a result of a ruling issued by the… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Resident to announce Olympic skating event scores

PORT LUDLOW -- Millions of people watching the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City will hear the voice of a local woman. Carol Nugent… Continue reading

Suspected arsonist due in court today after two fires in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES -- Police said Sunday they don't know what motivated a 38-year-old man to allegedly set fires Saturday night at a church and City… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Hall, church hit by arsonist; man arrested

PORT ANGELES -- Police arrested a local man late Saturday for a string of apparent arsons, including one at City Hall. John Douglas Deckebach, 38,… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City Council to discuss Planning Commission size

PORT TOWNSEND -- The City Council is expected to take action on an ordinance Monday expanding the Planning Commission from seven members to 11 members.… Continue reading