SEQUIM -- A request from a Port Angeles taxi service to do business in Sequim will be addressed tonight during the regular meeting of the… Continue reading

CARLSBORG: Model railroaders’ train show comes in

CARLSBORG -- Eight-year-old Kris Lawrence has never been aboard a train. Like most children his age, the limited knowledge of locomotives and railroads he posssess… Continue reading

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK: Hot springs resort attracts bathers for first day of season

Darcie Mezek doesn't mind a few more regulations as long as she's able to enjoy her time at Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort. "It's worth… Continue reading

Peninsula residents send Sen. Cantwell back to D.C. with funding request

Area residents meeting with Sen. Maria Cantwell sent her back to Washington, D.C. with instructions to seek more mental and medical health funding. Cantwell, D-Mountlake… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Search for new schools chief begins Monday

PORT ANGELES -- School board members said they were surprised by the resignation last week of Dr. George Woodruff as school superintendent. "It was a… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: YMCA planners hopeful for support

PORT TOWNSEND -- YMCA planners put the finishing touches on a proposal for a Jefferson County branch Friday as they readied to present it to… Continue reading

WEST END: Congressional delegation still weighing Coast Guard station closure

Sens. Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray and Norm Dicks, the North Olympic Peninsula's congressman, plan to announce their position on the proposed closure of the… Continue reading

Elvis and Sequim Irrigation Festival royalty take their act on the road

SEQUIM -- Elvis will appear Saturday in Tacoma and Puyallup. "He's all ready to go," Sharon Cone said, describing the elk mounted on the Sequim… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: Earth Day events abound Saturday throughout county

PORT TOWNSEND -- Trees planted during the first Earth Day 31 years ago now tower over houses and buildings. Children who may have helped plant… Continue reading

PENINSULA: 200 Boy Scouts gather at camporee this weekend

More than 200 Boy Scouts will camp at Salt Creek County Park near Joyce this weekend as part of the annual Mount Olympus District of… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Sappho Gap fiber-optic system plan endorsed

At an event last fall celebrating the arrival of a fiber-optic line from Silverdale to Joyce, Forks City Attorney Rod Fleck issued a challenge to… Continue reading

PENINSULA: State worker strike comes to area today

PORT ANGELES -- The state worker strike is coming to the North Olympic Peninsula today. Striking employees will picket the Department of Social and Health… Continue reading


PORT ANGELES -- The latest in the saga of the downtown Lincoln Theatre: The building is now for sale. The 10,200 square-foot property, located on… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Hearing speakers say, “Keep LaPush station open”

PORT ANGELES -- Four hearings later, the message remains strongly on course: Don't close the U.S. Coast Guard station at LaPush. Dozens of speakers have… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: “Tidelands East” selected as Gateway site

PORT ANGELES -- After months of uncertainty about the Gateway Project, the City Council has approved a site for the planned downtown bus hub. The… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: City official will try to save Lincoln Theatre from closing

PORT ANGELES -- A city official has stepped in to try to save the historic Lincoln Theatre from closing its doors next month. Economic Development… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Veteran educator and leader plans to resign

PORT ANGELES --Dr. George Woodruff plans to resign as school superintendent at the end of the school year in June. Woodruff, 56, who has led… Continue reading

QUILCENE: Selected schools leader expects to sign contract in coming weeks

QUILCENE -- The ink hasn't been inscribed on the contract yet, but Quilcene Principal Judi Mackey said she will take over as school district superintendent… Continue reading

SEQUIM: City manager may be named in May

SEQUIM -- Selection of a new full-time city manager is expected to be completed by the Sequim City Council before the end of May. "We… Continue reading


FORKS -- For the second consecutive night, West End residents used a Coast Guard hearing to blast the proposed closing of the LaPush station. Many… Continue reading