East Jefferson Fire-Rescue hires new chief

Jim Walkowski, assistant chief for Spokane County Fire District No. 9, will be East Jefferson Fire-Rescue’s new chief. Walkowski, who has 32… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles approves changes at terminal; Rite Bros. Aviation to move

After three years, it’s time to take down the vacancy sign at William R. Fairchild International Airport’s terminal building, Port of Port… Continue reading

Port Angeles man jailed after allegedly firing weapon into neighbor’s house

Bail was set for Gary Lee Blanton, Sr. at $150,000 Monday jailed after he allegedly fired a .44 Magnum handgun into a… Continue reading

Mourners celebrate short life; pastor talks of choices in death of teen who jumped from bridge

A montage of photos and videos depicting Ashley Ann Wishart’s abbreviated life ended Friday night with stark finality at Dungeness Community Church. For… Continue reading

Group on Port Angeles bridges calls for higher fences to prevent suicides

Every night since Monday morning, when 15-year-old Ashley Wishart flung herself off the Valley Creek bridge, Siouxzie Hinton has joined other residents… Continue reading

Hoh Tribe buying property in Forks; feasibility study will help determine uses of buildings

The Hoh Tribe is increasing its presence in Forks as a property owner. The tribe recently completed the fourth of four building and… Continue reading

Sequim woman hurt in one-car wreck near Brinnon

A young woman was taken to Jefferson Healthcare hospital on Monday after losing control of her vehicle on U.S. Highway 101 near Brinnon.… Continue reading

Injuries said not serious after three-vehicle wreck on Highway 101 near Blyn

Two people were taken to a hospital for precautionary care after a three-vehicle wreck on U.S. Highway 101 west of 7 Cedars Casino.… Continue reading

Retailers ready for shoppers; today, Saturday promise to be big days for area stores

Retailers in Port Angeles, Sequim and Forks had turkey on their mind Wednesday but today and Saturday on their calendars. They were… Continue reading

Retailers ready for shoppers in Jefferson County

Once the remains of Thanksgiving dinner are put away, many will go shopping. According to a survey by Deloitte — an auditing,… Continue reading

Queen of Angels feast serves more than 1,980 in Port Angeles

The preparation began long before volunteers arrived in the kitchen at 5:30 a.m. Thanksgiving Day. And the effects will be felt long… Continue reading

Thanksgiving meal seats 250 in Chimacum

Rita Hubbard has a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. Six weeks ago, she offered to coordinate the team of close to… Continue reading

Holidays kick off with events across Peninsula

Freeze the turkey and untangle the string lights. If weekend happenings across the North Olympic Peninsula are any indication, it’s that time of year. Olympic… Continue reading

Port Angeles expands skate park use; scooters, BMX bikes, roller blades welcome

It is no longer a violation of city code to ride a scooter or BMX bike at the Port Angeles Skate Park.… Continue reading

Girl Scouts help remodel children’s space in Sequim police station

One nook of the Sequim Police Department is more child-friendly thanks to the efforts of some hardworking Girl Scouts. Earlier this fall, members… Continue reading

Sequim Community Aid seeks donations for Toys for Sequim Kids on Dec. 13

This December, Sequim Community Aid will continue its 70-year tradition of providing gifts for children at its Toys for Sequim Kids giveaway. Slated… Continue reading

City of Sequim invites community to consider service projects

Follow-up meetings from the Neighborhood Visioning meeting Sept. 9 have been scheduled. The goal for the meetings, organized by the city of Sequim… Continue reading

Heavy rain leads to sewer overflow in Sekiu

Heavy rains caused a combined sewer overflow of the Sekiu Wastewater Treatment Plant on Tuesday, prompting a no-contact advisory for nearby waters through… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Two outages affect Sequim on Wednesday night … and other items

Two electrical power outages plagued the Sequim area Wednesday night. Power was restored by 9:15 p.m. Wednesday to areas that lost electrical power… Continue reading

Two power outages hit Sequim area

Two electrical power outages plagued the Sequim area Wednesday night. Power was restored by 9:15 p.m. Wednesday to areas that lost electrical power… Continue reading