Great trees for a good cause on display today

PORT ANGELES -- If Santa Claus and fresh pine wreaths don't put you in a holiday mood, how about Ichiro on a Christmas tree? The… Continue reading

Jefferson: Tri-Area Planning Group member offers land-use plans

CHIMACUM -- A Tri-Area Planning Group member has come up with two land-use plans for creating an Urban Growth Area encompassing Port Hadlock, Irondale and… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Officials monitoring cougar sightings

The number of cougar sightings in Olympic National Park has remained fairly constant in the past eight years since wildlife biologists began monitoring reports of… Continue reading

Peninsula: – Tree farm, Olympic National Forest offer tree-cutting opportunities

The traditional start of the holiday season for many people begins when the family piles into the car in search of the perfect Christmas tree.… Continue reading

Sequim: Spokane-area prison escapee arrested

SEQUIM -- An escapee from a Spokane-area prison is in the Clallam County jail in Port Angeles awaiting charges after he tried to elude a… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Visitors enjoy their stay, survey shows

A year-old survey of more than 900 Olympic National Park visitors shows that 93 percent think the quality of visitor services at the park is… Continue reading

Peninsula: Rep. Buck saw gloomy state fiscal crisis coming, he says

The North Olympic Peninsula's only Republican legislator is, in a way, saying I told you so. Rep. Jim Buck, R-Joyce, said a gloomy budget forecast… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Chamber seeking bright holiday lights

LOS ANGELES -- Planning a stunning light display for the holidays? The Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce wants your address for a map that will… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Keep gifts unwrapped, airport manager says

PORT ANGELES -- Don't try to play Santa Claus at William R. Fairchild International Airport. Jeff Robb, the airport's manager, says every wrapped package will… Continue reading

Port Hadlock: Restaurateur who fled Tiananmen Square shows thanks to her adopted countrymen

PORT HADLOCK -- When Lili-Mei Raiguel came to Port Townsend in the days following the Tiananmen Square massacre in China, she had little money and… Continue reading

Thanksgiving abounds at annual Serenity House feast

PORT ANGELES --Visitors to the 18th annual Thanksgiving Day dinner at Serenity House were greeted by turkey on the table, football on the television and… Continue reading

“Your Right to Know” appears in paper today

"Your Right to Know,"' examining citizen access to state and local public records, appears as a series of articles in Section D today. It is… Continue reading

Chimacum: Sacred Indian rock for sale

The bright orange letters on the For Sale signs stand out like primitive pictographs against the evergreen trees lining the road. "60 acres in the… Continue reading

Clock ticking on Peninsula’s Christmas shopping season

The day after Thanksgiving in the United States is an undeclared holiday -- shopping day. After a day of feasting on turkey and pumpkin pie,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Cindy Kelly holds on to upset win in school board bid

In an upset win, Cindy Kelly defeated incumbent Kevin Snyder by 50 votes in the race for the Port Angeles School Board Position 2 seat… Continue reading

Sappho: Some equipment from Prowler wreckage recovered

U.S. Navy search and rescue officials have recovered some equipment from the wreckage of the EA-6B Prowler that crashed in a remote wilderness area six… Continue reading

Sequim: Five doctors resign from Virginia Mason Clinic

SEQUIM -- At least five Virginia Mason Clinic family practice physicians have resigned their positions -- a move clinic officials say could affect 6,000 clinic… Continue reading

The Darrick Meneken column

Two Thanksgivings ago Rhonda Carrell couldn't tie her own shoes. She couldn't button her pants or turn the key to start her car. Times of… Continue reading

Clallam groups to serve holiday feasts to needy, homeless

Tracy Hagen will probably be sick of turkey by Thanksgiving. The head (and only) chef for the Salvation Army in Port Angeles started cooking six… Continue reading

Jefferson: Groups, businesses and residents come together to feed the needy

Several restaurants, churches and nonprofit organizations in Jefferson County are planning to offer free Thanksgiving meals Thursday to indigent residents. The largest event, sponsored by… Continue reading