DUNGENESS: Boat launch ownership transferred today

> Port Angeles Port Commissioner Jack Waud will hand the deed to the Dungeness Boat Launch property over to Clallam County Commissioner Mike Doherty in… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: County fees could increase dramatically under proposal

> PORT TOWNSEND -- User fees in Jefferson County would jump dramatically if they were set according to the actual cost of providing permits or… Continue reading

PENINSULA: All abuzz over a honey of a problem

> It's spring, which along with sunshine and flowers means bees. And occasionally they swarm. A group of bees gets antsy and they break out… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Defense contract may mean work for Clallam mill

> PORT ANGELES -- A Clallam County mill is expected to benefit from a $13.2 million defense contract awarded last week to a specialty wood… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Ship loses power near Admiralty Inlet

> A United States-flagged container ship that suffered power failure off Point No Point was ordered to Port Angeles for a Coast Guard inspection Monday.… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: Twin brothers return to area of their birth

> PORT TOWNSEND -- Ron and Bob Orme of Portland, Ore., visited Port Townsend this week. That's not unusual -- a lot of people visit… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Six schoolteachers get layoff letters

> SEQUIM -- Layoff letters were issued Monday to several certified employees in the Sequim School District, Superintendent Mike Joyner confirmed Monday night. Although Joyner… Continue reading

BRINNON: Overturned semi blocks part of U.S. 101

> BRINNON -- U.S. Highway 101 was partially blocked for about three hours late Saturday following a semi crash, the Washington State Patrol reported. The… Continue reading

CLALLAM: Volunteers propel midsummer opening for newest park

> Clallam County has set midsummer as a target for opening a new park at Robin Hill Farm east of Port Angeles. But if volunteer… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Marines to be reported for ferry behavior

> Clallam County Sheriff's department plans to report the "inappropriate touching and inappropriate language" of two 20-year-old Marines while riding Sunday on the MV Coho,… Continue reading

SEQUIM: 106th Irrigation Festival Schedule of Events

> Monday, May 7 and Tuesday, May 8: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. -- 25th anniversary celebration of Sequim Museum & Arts Center, open house, displays and… Continue reading

Today marks the debut of the spring/summer edition of the North Olympic Peninsula Newcomers’ and Visitors’ Guide.

> At 128 pages with a total distribution of 100,000 copies, this is the largest such guide in the region and is chock full of… Continue reading

PENINSULA: Loggers, environmentalists have differing views on Bush’s roadbuilding reversal

> Timber stakeholders on the North Olympic Peninsula have mixed reactions about proposed "common sense"' changes to former President Clinton's ban on building roads in… Continue reading

PORT ANGELES: Justice Owens speaks during pro bono lawyer luncheon

> PORT ANGELES -- Supreme Court Justice Susan Owens is used to firsts. Owens recounted her first domestic violence case Friday during her first speaking… Continue reading

PORT TOWNSEND: State takes samples from Kah Tai Lagoon

> PORT TOWNSEND -- Fern Svendsen and Russ McMillan pull up their waders, pick up several buckets and duck around trees and bushes to reach… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Irrigation Festival gets under way

> SEQUIM -- A chilly wind off the Strait of Juan de Fuca couldn't keep the crowds away from the opening weekend of the 106th… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Layoff of nearly four full-time school positions OK”d

> SEQUIM -- Given the recommended choice of minimum or maximum reduction in force numbers, the School Board settled on the lesser figure during its… Continue reading

SEQUIM: Scouts, volunteers honored during dinner ceremony

> SEQUIM -- It's doubtful if anyone knows Mount Rainier as well as Jim Whittaker. The legendary climber told a group of scouting volunteers Thursday… Continue reading

CHIMACUM: Fire in high school bathroom prompts investigation

> Chimacum High School officials are looking for the person responsible for lighting a plastic soap dispenser on fire just before 9 a.m. Thursday. The… Continue reading

Coast Guard command change Friday

> PORT ANGELES -- The North Olympic Peninsula's Coast Guard group command will be handed over today. In a ceremony at the Ediz Hook station,… Continue reading