Jefferson County

Lawmaker, teaching coach vie for state superintendent post

Lawmaker, teaching coach vie for state superintendent post

The post’s salary is $132,000 a year and is responsible for $9 billion in education spending.

Lawmaker, teaching coach vie for state superintendent post
Burlington mall shooting suspect charged with five counts of first-degree murder

Burlington mall shooting suspect charged with five counts of first-degree murder

Arcan Cetin, 20, appeared in Skagit County District Court and had his bail set at $2 million.

Burlington mall shooting suspect charged with five counts of first-degree murder
Organizers: Arts & Droughts Festival in downtown Port Angeles sees healthy growth

Organizers: Arts & Droughts Festival in downtown Port Angeles sees healthy growth

This year’s festival, presented by the Port Angeles Downtown Association, saw an estimated 30 percent increase in attendance.

Organizers: Arts & Droughts Festival in downtown Port Angeles sees healthy growth
Authorities search for clues in Washington mall shooting

Authorities search for clues in Washington mall shooting

Arcan Cetin was arrested Saturday evening in Oak Harbor. He said nothing and appeared “zombie-like” when he was taken into custody, authorities said.

Authorities search for clues in Washington mall shooting
Big Lift Shipping’s MV Happy Star made port in Port Angeles Harbor last week. It is a heavy-lift vessel flying the Netherlands’ flag and is equipped with two 900 metric ton heavy-lift mast cranes geared for handling heavy cargoes, according to the company’s website. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

ON THE WATERFRONT: Heavy-lift ship stands out in Port Angeles Harbor

The bright-yellow vessel came from Vancouver, B.C., after delivering a grain silo.

Big Lift Shipping’s MV Happy Star made port in Port Angeles Harbor last week. It is a heavy-lift vessel flying the Netherlands’ flag and is equipped with two 900 metric ton heavy-lift mast cranes geared for handling heavy cargoes, according to the company’s website. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

A GROWING CONCERN: Some crucial issues to consider for right plant, right spot

Mature plant size is a major consideration when picking a plant, particularly since our weather is ideal for growing.

Allen, Perez tell students about acting’s highs and lows

Allen, Perez tell students about acting’s highs and lows

Both discussed the ups and downs of their acting careers, which are drastically different.

Allen, Perez tell students about acting’s highs and lows

BIRD WATCH: Look to the skies along Hood Canal for great birding

Because this body of water is popular with migrating birds, it is also one of those spots where the unexpected can be expected.

Blyn naturalist publishes guide to Northwest

Blyn naturalist publishes guide to Northwest

The author, Robert Steelquist, 65, has lived in Blyn for 35 years and has extensive knowledge of the local wilderness.

Blyn naturalist publishes guide to Northwest

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

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

Federal Way man jailed after wreck near La Push

Jeffrey Scott Alma, 30, was booked on investigation of felony hit-and-run with injury, driving under the influence, violation of a protection order and fourth-degree assault.

HELP LINE: A simple way to start saving for retirement

A government website helps people begin a retirement savings account and determine their contributions.

HORSEPLAY: Local girls place at state fair; dealing with a case of colic

HORSEPLAY: Local girls place at state fair; dealing with a case of colic

Three Clallam County girls earned ribbons and placings at the Washington State Fair. Karen’s horse Indy develops, and is treated for, colic.

HORSEPLAY: Local girls place at state fair; dealing with a case of colic

Jefferson County commissioner, PUD candidates discuss growth, housing

The same candidates have been invited to a candidates night in Brinnon on Monday.

Shooting sows terror at Washington mall; shooter on loose

Shooting sows terror at Washington mall; shooter on loose

Those who survived were still trying to process what happened as their community became the latest entry on a list of places known by the rest of world for mass shootings.

Shooting sows terror at Washington mall; shooter on loose
Squall keeps boat towing firm busy in Port Townsend

Squall keeps boat towing firm busy in Port Townsend

It was a busy day for Vessel Assist and East Jefferson Fire-Rescue.

Squall keeps boat towing firm busy in Port Townsend
Volunteers clear tons of trash from Coastal, Strait beaches

Volunteers clear tons of trash from Coastal, Strait beaches

The International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) is a global cleanup effort organized by the Ocean Conservancy each third Saturday of September.

Volunteers clear tons of trash from Coastal, Strait beaches