PORT ANGELES: Gov. Locke addresses area business leaders

PORT ANGELES -- Sounding at times like a salesman for energy-efficient appliances, Gov. Gary Locke made a pitch for power and water conservation during a… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Mill cleanup workshop to be held tonight

A public workshop on the status of the Rayonier Inc. pulp mill site cleanup will be held tonight at the Port Angeles library. The meeting… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Public gets say in design of new school tonight

The public is invited to comment on the design of the new Jefferson School at a meeting tonight, Port Angeles School District officials said. People… Continue reading

PORT HADLOCK: Methamphetamine caused inmate’s death, lab test show

PORT HADLOCK -- A man who died at the Jefferson County Jail on March 24 had more than twice the lethal amount of methamphetamine in… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Osprey crew recognized for role in drug bust

PORT TOWNSEND --Shiny new bolts on a rusted hatch caught the attention of U.S. Coast Guardsmen boarding the Western Wind. They had been mustered to… Continue reading

SEQUIM: More than half of school levy ballots already in

Clallam County elections officials had received 8,822 mail-in ballots by Monday from Sequim School District voters casting ballots in the three-year, $8.2 million maintenance and… Continue reading

WEST END: Residents, officials oppose station closure

LaPUSH -- Rescued fishermen, tribal leaders and business owners Monday opposed the proposed U.S. Coast Guard Quillayute River Station closure during the first public session… Continue reading

FORKS: Man killed in motorcycle crash

FORKS -- A 21-year-old Forks man died Sunday from injuries suffered in an offroad motorcycle crash. Kristopher K. Lindgren had jumped as high as 30… Continue reading


PORT ANGELES -- Amid mallards and green grass, children hunted down Easter eggs while their parents drank coffee and chatted. At first glance the Lincoln… Continue reading


PORT ANGELES -- Freshman U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell's visit Saturday is scheduled to include a four-hour forum on rural health care access and community justice.… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Jail hanging may get independent review

PORT ANGELES -- An independent investigator will review a Sequim man's suicide last month in the Clallam County jail, Prosecutor Chris Shea said Friday. A… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Shallow wells may face problems

SEQUIM -- Under a cloudless sky, Mel Williams and his son Gene hunt for water. Less than a mile away, the Dungeness River flows effortlessly… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Hospital considers adding second on-site physician

Administrator Mike Glenn says Olympic Memorial Hospital is moving ahead with its hospitalist program. Despite the disagreements between Virginia Mason Medical Center physicians and some… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Yacht builder Admiral lays off half of work force

PORT ANGELES -- A leading waterfront employer has halved its work force because the company decided to shift final production of its luxury yachts north… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSNED: Osprey crew to be recognized

PORT TOWNSEND -- The crew members of the Coast Guard cutter Osprey will be honored for their part in the biggest -- and possibly most… Continue reading

AGNEW: Woman killed when car runs off road

AGNEW -- A Sequim woman died after her car ran off Old Olympic Highway early Thursday morning. Anne Saulino, 51, suffered fatal injuries at the… Continue reading


Clallam County Administrator Jim Rumpeltes is taking a new job in a growing Arizona city. Rumpeltes, who has supervised the county's government departments since 1986… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Signature drive starts on initiative to repeal land code

A Sequim auto dealer has launched an initiative drive to repeal the controversial Clallam County Critical Areas Code. Bob Forde, owner of Sequim Auto Sales… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: Port Townsend, county push toward zoning for more industry

PORT TOWNSEND -- How to handle a factory or large business that wants to locate in Jefferson County took a step forward Thursday. But this… Continue reading

LAKE SUTHERLAND: Meeting in Port Angeles on Saturday about weed infestation

PORT ANGELES -- A public meeting will be held Saturday to update residents on the eradication of Eurasian watermilfoil in Lake Sutherland. The meeting is… Continue reading