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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.

Program offers fourth-graders fee passes to national parks

Every Kid in a Park gives students, and those accompanying them, free access to park areas — including Olympic National Park.

After two bad fire years, this fire season described as light for the Northwest

After two bad fire years, this fire season described as light for the Northwest

The biggest contrast is seen in Washington where the amount of damage this year is a fraction of that from each of the past two years.

After two bad fire years, this fire season described as light for the Northwest
Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission to launch GeoTour

Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission to launch GeoTour

Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunt using GPS-enabled devices.

Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission to launch GeoTour

BIRD WATCH: There’s something special about cedar waxwings

Their whispering, attire and nonstop conversations are fonts of mystery.

Drop profanity ban, Port Angeles city attorney advises

“It may be well-intended, but it may be difficult if not impossible to define what profanity is,” the mayor said.

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Here are the various business meetings this week across the North Olympic Peninsula.

Minor injury reported after three-car wreck in Port Townsend

Minor injury reported after three-car wreck in Port Townsend

No one else was hurt, East Jefferson Fire-Rescue said.

Minor injury reported after three-car wreck in Port Townsend
Reunion to mark 40th Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend

Reunion to mark 40th Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend

“We’re just trying to gather people together in the same spirit that created the festival,” one organizer said.

Reunion to mark 40th Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend
Tribute concert to celebrate Peninsula music man’s love of music

Tribute concert to celebrate Peninsula music man’s love of music

Dewey Ehling died Aug. 7 of pneumonia at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle at the age of 87.

Tribute concert to celebrate Peninsula music man’s love of music
Port Ludlow Fire & Rescue adds new ambulance

Port Ludlow Fire & Rescue adds new ambulance

The purchase allows the district to rotate current units into reserve, reducing the mileage and wear on the other units and extending the life cycle of those units, officials said.

Port Ludlow Fire & Rescue adds new ambulance