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Invasive crab species discovered in Washington’s inland waters

Invasive crab species discovered in Washington’s inland waters

The European green crab, which can eat clams, shellfish and young salmon, has been found in Westcott Bay, San Juan Island.

Invasive crab species discovered in Washington’s inland waters
Great Strait Sale to go on this weekend despite state Highway 112 closure

Great Strait Sale to go on this weekend despite state Highway 112 closure

Chairwoman Sande Balch says the 61-mile community sale is still on for Saturday amid culvert work near Pysht.

Great Strait Sale to go on this weekend despite state Highway 112 closure
Upgrade eyed for BMX bike track at H.J. Carroll Park in Chimacum

Upgrade eyed for BMX bike track at H.J. Carroll Park in Chimacum

Organizers are expected to present their proposal at a meeting in Port Townsend today.

Upgrade eyed for BMX bike track at H.J. Carroll Park in Chimacum
Registration is open for fall beach cleanup set for Sept. 17

Registration is open for fall beach cleanup set for Sept. 17

Forty seaside hikes are available for more volunteers who want to comb North Olympic Peninsula beaches for debris and haul it out.

Registration is open for fall beach cleanup set for Sept. 17
Last of public schools on Peninsula open their doors for fall

Last of public schools on Peninsula open their doors for fall

Quilcene and Brinnon students begin a new school year today.

Last of public schools on Peninsula open their doors for fall
U.S. judge: Government can keep killing salmon-eating birds in Columbia basin

U.S. judge: Government can keep killing salmon-eating birds in Columbia basin

Groups say that hydroelectric dams pose the greatest threat to the fish and that it’s unnecessary to reduce the number of fish predators by shooting thousands of cormorants.

U.S. judge: Government can keep killing salmon-eating birds in Columbia basin

Secret railroad inspection data frustrates Spokane officials

Railroads’ bridge inspection reports aren’t public documents, but a federal bill gave officials the right to request public versions last year.

FROM A WRITER’S NOTEBOOK: Love for life? Look to the birds

My good friend mentioned marriage counseling. I enviably thought of robins’ relationship.

PAT NEAL: Americans work hard for ‘the dream’

The Labor Day campout was just another example of the shrinking middle class: no au jus with our prime rib!

Official hospitalized after accidental tackle at Port Townsend-Sequim game

Official hospitalized after accidental tackle at Port Townsend-Sequim game

Bill Noard of Port Angeles was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after he was accidentally tackled by players on Memorial Field in Port Townsend, an official said.

Official hospitalized after accidental tackle at Port Townsend-Sequim game
Man on marathon mission runs in Olympic National Park

Man on marathon mission runs in Olympic National Park

Bill Sycalik is commemorating the National Park Service centennial with runs in every national park.

Man on marathon mission runs in Olympic National Park

State Supreme Court to hear school funding debate starting Wednesday

The hearing marks the latest development in the McCleary case — a 2012 ruling that said the Legislature has failed to fully fund education.

Body of woman is found on trail near Gardiner

Authorities do not suspect foul play, and an autopsy is planned.

Civil War re-enactors give insight on history at Fort Worden for holiday weekend

Civil War re-enactors give insight on history at Fort Worden for holiday weekend

The gathering in Port Townsend detailed weaponry, tactics and tools for spectators.

Civil War re-enactors give insight on history at Fort Worden for holiday weekend

Washington’s Gonzaga hires Missouri educator fired over protest conduct

Melissa Click, let go after interfering with journalists and police during student protests, has been hired to a communication studies lecturer job.

Port Townsend Main Street Program gets national accreditation amid its 30th year in operation

Port Townsend Main Street Program gets national accreditation amid its 30th year in operation

The organization’s most recent work is the tables with chairs on Taylor Street in downtown Port Townsend.

Port Townsend Main Street Program gets national accreditation amid its 30th year in operation

Potential victims of license data breach to be notified, state says

Information is to be mailed as soon as possible to an estimated 1.5 million people who created customer profiles in the state license system before July 2006.