Forks: Another coach leaves high school’s athletics program

FORKS -- Boys basketball coach Scott Justus is the latest link in the chain of coaches leaving Forks High School. Justus, 36, has been hired… Continue reading

Jefferson: Feral cat program needs volunteers

PORT TOWNSEND -- Eight kittens were recently found on a rooftop, abandoned by their mother and starving to death. They're among the hundreds of wild… Continue reading

LaPush: Hiker breaks leg on beach trail

A Minnesota man was transported to Forks Community Hospital late Wednesday after breaking his leg in a beach hiking area of Olympic National Park. The… Continue reading

Port Angeles: City posting weight limits on Eighth Street bridges

PORT ANGELES -- City engineers will post vehicle weight limits on the Eighth Street bridges spanning Valley Creek and Tumwater Creek in the coming weeks.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Council sets 2002 budget timeline

PORT ANGELES -- The City Council is in the process of developing its fiscal year 2002 budget. The council has scheduled a goal-setting session for… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Elwha hatchery experimenting with “natural” ponds

Half-acre concrete ponds adjacent to the Elwha River swirl with 350,000 salmon. Salmon gather at the edges looking for free food. Wire nets protect the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Photo from Port Hadlock bank robbery leads to arrest in tavern

A photo published in the Peninsula Daily News has led to the arrest of a man for the robbery of a Bank of America branch… Continue reading

Port Hadlock: “Relief” expressed after arrest of suspected bank robber

PORT HADLOCK -- Tellers at the Bank of America branch cheered and applauded Wednesday when they heard of an arrest in connection with Friday's robbery.… Continue reading

Clallam: Sheriff’s plan to restructure department includes $11,452 raise for himself

A plan to restructure the Clallam County Sheriff's Department calls for position changes, additional deputies and pay raises for top personnel -- including the sheriff.… Continue reading

Peninsula: Summer coolest in nearly 50 years

By David Klepper Farmers and salmon looking for a reprieve from this year's drought have received some help from cooler-than-normal temperatures. So far, this summer… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2001

Port Hadlock: Fuzzy photo of bank robber revealed

PORT HADLOCK -- Detectives investigating Friday's robbery of the Bank of America branch in Port Hadlock got back photos from the bank's security camera Tuesday,… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Drainage assessments could be set next week

PORT LUDLOW -- An ordinance that would determine how much North Bay neighborhood residents would be assessed as part of a "drainage district" could be… Continue reading

Sequim: Co-op asks voluntary water cutbacks

By David Klepper SEQUIM -- An area irrigation cooperative is urging rural residents to conserve water in the face of shrinking water supplies. It's just… Continue reading

  • Aug 8, 2001

Sequim: Officials want interchange finished

SEQUIM -- City officials have renewed efforts to see the interchange at U.S. Highway 101 and Washington Street completed. "Because the interchange hasn't been finished,… Continue reading

Neah Bay: State extends tug contract

By David Klepper NEAH BAY -- The state has extended the contract with the Barbara Foss tugboat for one year, ensuring its return to Neah… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2001

Olympic National Park: “Friends group” organizes tonight

A meeting to organize a new group called Friends of Olympic National Park will be held at 7 p.m. tonight in the Port Angeles Library,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Two charged in city truck thefts, arsons

By David Klepper PORT ANGELES -- Two men were charged Monday with burglary, theft and arson after allegedly taking two city trucks and setting them… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2001

Port Hadlock: Photo of bank robber expected today

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office detectives hope to have a photo of the man who on Friday robbed the Port Hadlock branch of Bank of America… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Fate of financially lagging paper bag mill determined next month

PORT TOWNSEND -- Paper or plastic? The answer to the question often asked at supermarket checkstands will have a bearing on a decision expected next… Continue reading

Sequim: Critical Areas Ordinance opponent says county lawsuit is “coming after me”

Bob Forde is calling a county lawsuit to preempt the possible repeal of the Critical Areas Ordinance a personal attack and an affront to voter… Continue reading