CHIMACUM: High school baseball team off to state tournament

> CHIMACUM -- Call them the Magnificent Seven. Led by a core of seven seniors, all of whom have played varsity ball since their freshmen… Continue reading

Esprit transgender convention underway in Port Angeles

> PORT ANGELES -- Rochelle Forrester is a woman trapped in a man's body. After 40 years living as a man, Forrester is learning to… Continue reading

FORKS: Organization chooses leaders

> Forks High School will send 24 students to the national Family, Career and Community Leaders of America conference on July 7 and 8 in… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Bush energy plan draws praise, criticism

> President Bush's 105-point plan to address the nation's energy woes was welcomed Thursday by Northwest Republicans as a way to ease the region's energy… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Rubber ducks ready to race

> Every dollar invested in the Great Olympic Duck Derby is apparently worth its weight in rubber ducks. The Olympic Memorial Hospital Foundation proved that… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Telemarketing center may bring 50 jobs with it

> PORT ANGELES -- An unidentified company is 45-days away from making a decision on whether to base a call center in the city. A… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Community leader Gael Stuart dies

> PORT TOWNSEND -- Education pioneer, fund-raising wizard and community supporter Gael Stuart died Wednesday in Seattle. He was 82. Port Townsend agencies, businesses and… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Here’s the lineup for this weekend’s Rhododendron Festival activities

> Friday 3 p.m. -- Carnival opens, Memorial Field. 3:30 p.m. -- Kiddie Parade. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. -- Kiwanis Fish Fry, American Legion.… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Thousands expected at Rhododendron Festival events this weekend

> PORT TOWNSEND -- Thousands of people are expected to show up for the annual Rhododendron Festival Grand Parade on Saturday, but they better have… Continue reading

CLALLAM: County jail inmates to pay for medical care

> Clallam County jail inmates in need of medical treatment while in custody will have to pay for part of their own medical bills after… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: Companies holding back cell tower construction

> Nearly two years after a Jefferson County moratorium on construction of new cellular telephone towers was lifted, two approved towers have yet to be… Continue reading

PENINSULA: `Seafood gumbo” for outdoor seekers

> A gumbo of local seafood possibilities awaits anglers and shellfishers over the next two weeks. It begins with the first in a series of… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Horizon Air, other companies not planning increased service –

> PORT ANGELES -- With Harbor Air no longer operating regular passenger flight service, Fairchild International Airport is looking for a company to pick up… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Olympic hospital officials authorize contract with Virginia Mason

> PORT ANGELES -- Hospital district commissioners authorized Olympic Medical Center Administrator Mike Glenn to expand the hospitalist program Wednesday. Virginia Mason Medical Center is… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Police to seek drunken drivers during fest

> Don't mix your drinks with this weekend's Rhododendron Festival, law-enforcers are warning. Authorities in Jefferson County will be focusing on finding drunk drivers this… Continue reading

QUILCENE: South Jefferson County to get social services center

> QUILCENE -- Social services from juvenile probation to drug and alcohol counseling will be closer to the doorstep of south county residents when a… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Bill Elliott officially named city manager

> Bill Elliott officially became the new Sequim city manager Wednesday. The City Council voted unanimously to appoint the former Milton-Freewater, Ore., city manager to… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Undersheriff wins county administrator job

> A Clallam County law enforcement department manager with more than 20 years experience was named to the county's top job Tuesday. County commissioners announced… Continue reading

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK: Ranger said rescue of injured horseman was most difficult

> PORT ANGELES -- The Monday rescue of a 50-year-old man who was thrown from a horse in Olympic National Park was the most difficult… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Jobless rate continues to improve

> The decline in the unemployment rate on the North Olympic Peninsula continued unabated in April. According to state Employment Security Department statistics, unemployment in… Continue reading