Keith Thorpe

Roses are red for Valentine’s Day

Danna Rosario staffs a temporary flower stand at First and Race streets in Port AngEles stocked with Valentine’s Day flowers operated by… Continue reading


Boat sinks at Port Angeles Boat Haven

A crew from Seattle-based Global Diving & Salvage Inc. was on the way to assess the situation Wednesday after a 50-foot sailboat… Continue reading


PHOTO: Sequoia tree named ‘Hope’ is removed from Port Angeles park

An excavator sits next to the trunk of a felled sequoia tree Wednesday as it is removed from Lions Park in Port Angeles. The tree… Continue reading


PHOTO: Ahoy, Coho — ferry returns after three-week dry dock maintenance

The ferry MV Coho sails into Port Angeles Harbor on Tuesday evening after spending three weeks out of service for its annual dry dock maintenance… Continue reading

PHOTO: Eagle-eye view in Port Angeles

A bald eagle perches atop a utility pole along Ediz Hook Road in Port Angeles. The hook on the north side of Port Angeles Harbor… Continue reading

PHOTO: Cleanup king at Storm King Ranger Station

Clay Murdach, a maintenance mechanic with Olympic National Park, picks up trash in the parking lot near the Storm King Ranger Station at Lake Crescent… Continue reading

PHOTO: Sometimes in winter: Enjoying a dry day on the Olympic Peninsula

Dave Stuart of Sequim takes advantage of a dry day to practice his photography from the dock at Lake Crescent Lodge… Continue reading

PHOTO: Fighting back grime for a cause in Port Angeles

Clallam County Fire District 2 firefighter Tim Davis sprays down a car at the 8th Street Car Wash in Port Angeles on Saturday to raise… Continue reading

PHOTO: Port Angeles park gets cleanup day

Volunteers Louise Rose, left, and Lashanna Peterson, both of Port Angeles, drag a tarp filled with tree branches as part of a work party to… Continue reading

PHOTO: Adventures of Huck and Finn

Howard McAlpine from Port Townsend and his two yellow Labs, Huck and Finn, finish a great morning walk at Fort Worden State… Continue reading

PHOTO: Duck-billed pond

Geri Angiuli, left, and Marlene Swinford, both of Sequim, stroll past a duck-filled pond at Sequim’s Carrie Blake Park on Wednesday. The park’s… Continue reading

PHOTO: Hamming it up at Peninsula College

Peninsula College student Alan Lee of Hong Kong, left, gobbles down a full can of Spam as fellow student David Lee of… Continue reading

PHOTO: Drilling in the basics at ROTC competition in Port Angeles

Members of the Port Angeles High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps perform in an armed drill for the judges during Saturday’s Northwest Drill… Continue reading

PHOTOS: Volunteers clean up homeless encampment in Port Angeles

Helping Hands member Bruce O’Rourke drags a tent filled with garbage from a litter-strewn homeless encampment next to Tumwater Creek on Saturday.… Continue reading

PHOTO: End of the holiday season

Elijah Hammel of the Port Angeles Parks Department watches as the crown of the downtown Port Angeles Christmas tree falls to the ground after cutting… Continue reading

PHOTO: An honorable family moment in Port Angeles courtroom

Incoming Clallam County Superior Court Judge Brent Basden is helped with his judge’s robe by his children Nathan, 12, Hannah, 15, Daniel, 17, and Emily,… Continue reading

PHOTO: Stark contrast at Port Angeles City Pier

A person climbs the stairs to the top of the observation town at the end of Port Angeles City Pier. The platform… Continue reading

PHOTO: One with the wind at Fort Worden

Nathan Forrest, from Port Angeles, kiteboards along the beach at Fort Worden State Park on Wednesday.… Continue reading

PHOTO: Soup, blankets given to homeless on Christmas Day

Burk Alert, left, and Melissa Allen, both of Port Angeles, hand out the gift of a blanket and a bowl of hot soup to James… Continue reading

PHOTO: ‘Material as Metaphor’ exhibit in Port Angeles

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center docent Laurie Reeve looks up biographical information on artist Caroline Cueva of Lima, Peru, whose work titled… Continue reading