Market slump may force layoffs at KPLY plywood mill

PORT ANGELES -- If market conditions don't improve between now and Thanksgiving, 35 employees at KPLY Inc. could be laid off. The announcement was made… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Divers check out mystery cars in Lake Crescent

Scuba divers examined two cars beneath the waters of Lake Crescent on Monday, trying to solve a 72-year-old mystery involving the disappearance of a Bogachiel… Continue reading

Peninsula: Kessler sees “mixed blessing” in being full-fledged House majority leader

Rep. Lynn Kessler will lead the new Democratic majority in the state House of Representatives next session, and she sees that as a "mixed blessing"… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Coast Guard stops, boards ferry

The Coast Guard stopped and boarded the MV Coho about halfway through the ferry's 8:20 a.m. sailing to Victoria on Monday. Officials at the Coast… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Special dispatches from Japan

To readers of Ten Port Townsend High School students are visiting Ichikawa, Japan, which will officially become Port Townsend's sister city once documents are… Continue reading

Peninsula: Agency on Aging turns 25

The agency formed to help "aging" people, marks its 25th year this week. The Olympic Area Agency on Aging, based in Port Hadlock and serving… Continue reading

Port Angeles: More Guardsmen not likely for PA airport

PORT ANGELES -- The state National Guard is "not likely" to add personnel to William R. Fairchild International Airport, according to airport manager Jeff Robb.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Speaker honors GI’s on Veterans Day

PORT ANGELES -- The soldiers now serving in Afghanistan share a "common thread" with all those who came before them, said retired Army Chief Warrant… Continue reading

Brinnon: Fire district candidates separated by two votes

BRINNON -- Only two votes separate candidates vying for the Position No. 2 seat on the Fire District No. 4 board. After late-arriving, mail-in ballots… Continue reading

Jefferson: County departments directed to cut budgets by up to 2.5%

PORT TOWNSEND -- The passage of Initiative 747 is prompting Jefferson County Administrator Charles Saddler to direct county department heads to cut their budgets. Saddler… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Daishowa mill to restart Monday

PORT ANGELES -- While Daishowa America officials are heralding Monday's restart of the Ediz Hook pulp mill, KPLY Inc. officials are mum about that mills… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Hannan’s lead in Port commissioner race almost insurmountable

Bill Hannan has beaten Corby Somerville for Port of Port Angeles commissioner. Hannan's lead widened from 305 ballots to 535 in vote counting Friday afternoon.… Continue reading

Sunday Showcase: Fight for Hurricane Ridge contract likely

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK -- An avalanche of ideas and proposals is coming to Hurricane Ridge, set to begin its 44th winter of downhill skiing next… Continue reading

Veterans Day ceremonies across the Peninsula

Brimming with a renewed sense of patriotism and respect for the military, North Olympic Peninsula residents are expected to turn out today to honor veterans… Continue reading

Clallam Bay: Interim prison superintendent appointed

Olympic Corrections Center Superintendent Sandra Morgan has been named interim superintendent of Clallam Bay Corrections Center. Carter has served as Olympic Corrections superintendent since 1998.… Continue reading

Peninsula: Do you get Monday off work?

Schools and government offices across the North Olympic Peninsula will be closed Monday to observe Sunday's Veterans Day holiday. Here's a summary of what's open… Continue reading

Peninsula: More ballots counted today

Election officials on the North Olympic Peninsula today will count mail-in and absentee ballots collected from polling sites on election night and those received in… Continue reading

Port Angeles: College students protest closed-door council session

PORT ANGELES - A closed-door session of the Peninsula College Associated Student Council upset nearly a dozen students Thursday, prompting a protest outside the student… Continue reading

Port Townsend-Seattle ferry service begins today

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Chilkat Express fast foot ferry has zoomed between Seattle and Port Townsend several times this week, but today marks the first… Continue reading

Port Townsend: “Ring” screenwriter link between Jennifer Lopez movies

PORT TOWNSEND -- If movie buffs played "Seven degrees of Jennifer Lopez", instead of "Seven degrees of Kevin Bacon," they could make the connection between… Continue reading