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Carlsborg: Big 5 Sporting Goods to open outlet, company confirms

A corporate official has confirmed Big 5 Sporting Goods intends to open a retail store in the Sequim area early next year. "We"ve been looking… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Man who brought explosives on ferry tells of plot in N.Y. trial

The Algerian who brought powerful explosives into Port Angeles testified Tuesday at the New York trial of an alleged accomplice. Ahmed Ressam, already convicted for… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Makah to charge for beach access

Anyone spending a day at Cape Flattery or Hobuck Beach will notice something new -- a $7 charge. Beginning Wednesday, the Makah tribe will charge… Continue reading

Peninsula: State aid to help small farmers

Small-farm operators will get assistance marketing their products with the help of a new state law. The law, signed by the Gov. Gary Locke on… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Hearings set today in teen’s shooting death

Two teen-agers facing possible charges in the shooting death of Michael Sindars, 16, are slated to appear in court today. Timothy Patrick Smith, 17, of… Continue reading

Peninsula: Telephone service to Forks interrupted

FORKS -- Long distance service from Port Angeles to Forks had been interrupted for more than 24 hours as of late Saturday. According to Forks… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: CNN segment will highlight “mountains, beaches, rain forest”

Olympic National Park will get national attention Saturday when CNN airs a segment during its "CNN Travel Now"' program. The Cable News Network program, scheduled… Continue reading

Carlsborg: County commissioners upholds church’s dormitory

Clallam County commissioners have upheld a hearings examiner's decision allowing Kings Way Foursquare Church to lease its property near Sequim. Neighbors had appealed Examiner Ted… Continue reading

Quilcene: Murder trial may be delayed

A Quilcene man charged with murder may have his trial delayed until September. Robert Stoner, 54, was originally slated to be tried this month for… Continue reading

LaPush: Quileute Tribe to build gym

The Quileute School will break ground at 10 a.m. Thursday on a planned $4 million gymnasium to be built in the shape of a tribal… Continue reading

Peninsula Briefly: Clallam OKs 2nd farmers market in PA

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County commissioners unanimously approved a lease agreement with the Port Angeles Farmers Market on Tuesday. Under the agreement, farmers market vendors… Continue reading

Forks: Tacoma man, juvenile lead authorities on foot chases

FORKS -- A tip from LaPush authorities about a possible mini-mart robbery led Forks police on two chases and an arrest during the weekend. Clallam… Continue reading

Peninsula Briefly: Grad party drinking leads to 34 arrests

Clallam County sheriff's deputies arrested 34 minors last week at graduation-related parties. Undersheriff Joe Martin said suspects were arrested at two separate parties June 19… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Algerian caught with explosives to testify against alleged terrorist pal

The Algerian convicted of trying to smuggle powerful explosives off a ferry into Port Angeles will be the star witness at the trial of an… Continue reading

Peninsula: Three wastewater plants earn perfect grades

The wastewater-treatment plants in Forks, Sequim and Port Townsend are among 25 such facilities in Washington that are 100 percent in compliance with their state… Continue reading

Quilcene: Man lying on U.S. 101 killed; driver flees scene

QUILCENE -- A 36-year-old man was killed early Sunday morning after he was struck and run over by a car on U.S. Highway 101 near… Continue reading

West End: Beaver man released from jail following Lake Pleasant incident

A Beaver man was released from custody Friday morning because the incident report detailing his arrest was not turned over to the Clallam County prosecuting… Continue reading

West End: Forks plans Coast Guard Appreciation Day

FORKS -- Wednesday is U.S. Coast Guard Quillayute River Station Appreciation Day in Forks. The ceremonies come during troubled times for the Coast Guard --… Continue reading

Coming Sunday: Port Townsend’s 150th anniversary saluted

Who was "Blanket Bill"' Jarman? What happened in 1893 to bring all enterprises to a crashing halt? What lifted Port Townsend on the eve of… Continue reading

Marrowstone: Ham radio demonstrations at Fort Flagler start Saturday

For the 23rd straight year, Fort Flagler State Park will place host to a ham radio demonstration organized by the Mike and Key Club of… Continue reading