Park Service extends comment period for proposed fee hike

The National Park Service is giving people more time to weigh in on a proposed fee increase at 17 of its most popular parks, including… Continue reading

Rotarian aims to ramp up Dignity Toilet program in Togo village

The Rotarian spearheading an effort to build toilets in a West African country has returned to Port Angeles after seeing the impact… Continue reading

Free community Thanksgiving feasts planned in Chimacum, Brinnon today

Free community feasts are planned in Jefferson County today. In Chimacum, volunteers will serve a turkey dinner with all the trimmings from noon to 3… Continue reading

Free community Thanksgiving feasts planned in Port Angeles, Sequim, Forks today

Free community Thanksgiving feasts are planned in Port Angeles, Sequim and Forks today. In Port Angeles, members of the public are invited to Queen of… Continue reading

GEO Group seeks dismissal of lawsuit over detainee pay

A federal judge is considering whether to throw out two lawsuits, including one by the state of… Continue reading

Santa coming to Port Angeles, Sequim on Saturday

Santa will come to Sequim and Port Angeles on Saturday. Community trees will be lit, music will be performed and in Sequim, antique tractors will… Continue reading

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                                A three-vehicle collision near Kitchen-Dick Road and U.S. Highway 101 on Tuesday left one Sequim woman in custody and one Port Angeles teen in serious condition as of Wednesday.

Three-vehicle collision leaves one in custody, another injured

A Sequim woman has been arrested after a three-vehicle wreck that put a Port Angeles woman in the hospital. The State Patrol said… Continue reading

Washington State Patrol
                                A three-vehicle collision near Kitchen-Dick Road and U.S. Highway 101 on Tuesday left one Sequim woman in custody and one Port Angeles teen in serious condition as of Wednesday.

Port Angeles woman tells of suicide attempt, offers to talk with those who want to kill themselves

A scar on Michelle Fox’s chest serves as a reminder of the darkest day in her life: the day she shot herself… Continue reading

DOT: State Highway 112 reopens after flooding closure

State Highway 112 reopened this morning after being closed by flooding Tuesday near Pillar Point Road. The rising waters closed Highway 112 in… Continue reading

Port Angeles adding barriers, funding to bridge capital plans

The Port Angeles City Council has directed staff to add safety barriers for the Eighth Street bridges to the city’s capital facilities… Continue reading

Port Townsend City Council takes dive into budget; plan approved on first reading

The Port Townsend City Council has unanimously approved the first reading of the 2018 city budget after a public hearing. Councilwoman Michelle… Continue reading

Thanksgiving comes early at two Peninsula sites

Two free community Thanksgiving feasts on the North Olympic Peninsula are scheduled on Thanksgiving eve. The Salvation Army in Port Angeles will serve a free… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Road work on hiatus today through Friday on U.S. Highway 101 … and other items

Road work will be on hiatus from today through Friday on U.S. Highway 101, although travelers will find short delays at traffic… Continue reading

Donated turkeys unloaded for Port Townsend Food Bank

Grey Wolf Ranch residents helped unload 350 turkeys, donated by Arrow Lumber & Hardware, at the Port Townsend Food Bank in preparation… Continue reading

Study finds host of predators depleting salmon for southern resident orcas

Harbor seals, sea lions and some fish-eating orcas have been rebounding along the Northeast Pacific Ocean in… Continue reading

Strait Shot sees decrease in ridership in October, but many say they plan to ride again

Clallam Transit’s new bus route to Bainbridge Island saw a drop in ridership in October, averaging 7.2 boardings per departure for the… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioners approve 1 percent increases for 2018

The Jefferson County Commissioners voted unanimously to authorize 1 percent increases for the general fund, road fund and conservation futures fund levies… Continue reading

Free community Thanksgiving feasts set on Peninsula

Two community feasts on the North Olympic Peninsula will celebrate Thanksgiving with a free meal the day before. On Thanksgiving Eve, the Salvation Army in… Continue reading

Brinnon Food Bank featured in WhyHunger video

The Brinnon Food Bank was featured on the WhyHunger website as an example of how food banks serve their community through partnerships with… Continue reading

Longtime Port Angeles resident, ‘larger than life,’ dies at age 97

Beyond a name, “Lou Lawrence” seems to carry a meaning all its own. “She was kind of a presence on her own,”… Continue reading