SEQUIM: Student may face charges relating to crash

PORT ANGELES -- An 18-year-old Sequim High School student is under investigation for vehicular assault after a high-speed rollover crash resulted in serious passenger injuries,… Continue reading

CLALLAM: County employee travel expense policy may change

Clallam County employees who go on junkets at the expense of taxpayers could face disciplinary action if they claim excessive costs, the latest draft of… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: Board may have to vote again

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Jefferson County Planning Commission stumbled upon a conundrum when it voted last week to recommend that Black Point should be rezoned… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Mill burning oil to generate power

PORT TOWNSEND -- Reconditioned motor oil burned in steam generators at the Port Townsend Paper Corp. is powering customers of the Clallam County Public Utility… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Crash injures five

SEQUIM -- Five teen-agers were injured Tuesday afternoon when a vehicle allegedly traveling at an unsafe speed overturned on Priest Road. Police described the victims… Continue reading

STATE: Hitting a corpse could become illegal

A bill that would make it illegal for a driver to hit a corpse and then leave the scene is heading to Gov. Gary Locke.… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Elected officials say salary adjustments inequitable

Three Clallam County elected officials claim they are being treated unfairly by not getting annual cost-of-living increases. County Treasurer Ruth Gerdon is spearheading an effort… Continue reading

JOYCE: House roof fire

Firefighters were called to a report of a roof fire on state Route 112 Monday evening. The fire was reported at 7 p.m. at a… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Port hires consultant for shipyard planning

PORT ANGELES -- With the timber and fishing industries experiencing long-term downturns, the Port of Port Angeles has tried to develop marine trades like boatbuilding… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: State salary commission to meet tonight

The state salary commission, which sets the salaries of elected state officials, is scheduled to meet tonight in Port Angeles. Commission members will take public… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Week of tall ship seminars planned for September

PORT TOWNSEND -- Designers, architects and boat builders who stand tall in the Tall Ships regatta will present a symposium on building and operating the… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Port Angeles collie earns blue ribbon

Diane Weaver's border collie, Cassie, jumped and weaved her way to first-place performances Saturday and Sunday during the Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club's Agility Trials in… Continue reading

Whale sculpture wins Community Choice award

PORT ANGELES -- A pair of iron whales won the Community Choice award given to the most popular yearlong Art on the Town exhibit. "Mother… Continue reading


Cindy Mildbrand of Soldotna, Alaska, shouts instructions to her golden retriever "Tanker"' as they go through the agility trial course at a field south of… Continue reading


Take a two-way VHF marine radio along with you when going ocean kayaking -- not your cell phone. Coast Guard Lt. Mark Hiigel said that… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: City to take control of carousel this week

PORT TOWNSEND -- The saga of the Sausalito Carousel continues this week. City officials plan to take possession of the carousel from Sausalito, Calif., purchased… Continue reading

CHIMACUM: Three runaways still on the lam after a week

Three 15-year-old Chimacum Middle School girls are still on the lam a week after they ran away from home. Port Townsend police Sgt. Robin Biffle… Continue reading

CLALLAM: County planning Dungeness boat launch park upgrade

DUNGENESS -- Clallam County officials received a vote of confidence from the public Thursday night for accepting responsibility of the old Dungeness Boat Launch. Considered… Continue reading

Kayakers descend on Port Angeles for symposium

PORT ANGELES -- Mike Kesl likes whitewater kayaking. Kesl and almost 300 other kayaking enthusiasts enjoyed the sunny weekend weather at Hollywood Beach during the… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Border agents, area residents happy with Ahmed Ressam conviction

PORT ANGELES -- Residents and federal border agents close to the Port Angeles arrest of Ahmed Ressam rejoiced when jurors convicted the Algerian of all… Continue reading