Clallam: Let park board lead in shooting range development, Doherty suggests

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County Commissioner Mike Doherty and shooting park proponents say letting the county's park board take the lead could be the best… Continue reading

Final pre-Christmas appeal: Peninsula Home Fund helps those with emergency needs

EDITOR's NOTE: This is another in a series of articles on the Peninsula Home Fund. Please print out a coupon by clicking on the Home… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Makah to seek full review of ruling barring whaling

NEAH BAY -- In the wake of a federal appeals court ruling that bars the Makah from hunting gray whales, tribal representatives say they will… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Schools, park teaching students alternatives in field trips to Hurricane Ridge

Olympic National Park officials are challenging children to get high on life rather than drugs. The park, area school districts and law enforcement agencies are… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Graving yard talks “progressing,” Port director says

PORT ANGELES Negotiations that began last week over the state Department of Transportation graving yard plan for the Port of Port Angeles are "progressing." Port… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Historical church organ gets face lift

PORT TOWNSEND -- Easter is the most joyous holiday in the Christian calendar. But for this year's Christmas Eve services, the organist at First Presbyterian… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Some services to cost more at Jefferson General Hospital

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson General Hospital commissioners have approved a $28 million budget for the hospital. The budget includes a 12 percent increase in the… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Hurricane Ridge Road crew makes first major plow of season –

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK -- A white blanket of snow coats the upper reaches of Hurricane Ridge Road. The silence of the cool, crisp morning is… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Diagonal parking proposed for downtown

PORT ANGELES -- While the City Council and downtown business owners ponder a recent proposal to eliminate the city's minimum parking requirements, another parking proposal… Continue reading

Port Townsend: More ferry runs altered by low tides

Expected low tides have prompted Washington State Ferries officials to alter the Port Townsend-Keystone sailing schedule for today. The low tides have prompted officials to… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Port to seek demolition permits for distinctive Point Hudson buildings

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Port of Port Townsend is seeking demolition permits on all but three Port-owned buildings at historical Point Hudson. The white buildings,… Continue reading

Sekiu: Hoko River/Cowan Ranch area proposed as state park

SEKIU -- When some residents of the tiny towns of Clallam Bay and Sekiu consider state property along the Hoko River, they see ball fields,… Continue reading

Winter officially arrives on the North Olympic Peninsula on Saturday at 5:14 p.m.

That's the day of the shortest daylight period -- only 8 hours, 25 minutes -- and longest darkness of the year. Following the winter solstice,… Continue reading

Clallam: Search and rescue Volunteer of the Year named

Rick McFarlen of Port Angeles was named Volunteer of the Year on Wednesday night for his service with Clallam County Sheriff's Search and Rescue. McFarlen,… Continue reading

Forks: Investigation clears LaPush police officer in girl’s suicide

FORKS -- A LaPush police officer whose personal handgun was used in a teenage girl's suicide Sunday violated no department policy, LaPush Police Chief Rich… Continue reading

Network forming for low-income working women

PORT TOWNSEND -- When Ruth Merryman and Anne Schneider started a clothing bank for low-income women seeking jobs three years ago, the same question kept… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Realtors front-line in search for terrorists, agent says

PORT ANGELES -- Richard Wilson says he knows what a terrorist looks like. The special agent for the U.S. Naval Criminal Investigative Service says he… Continue reading

Port Townsend: More ferry runs canceled over low tides

Washington State Ferries is altering the run schedule between Port Townsend and Keystone for the next two weeks due to low tides. Low tides are… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Officials discuss fallout from rejection of hardware distribution business

PORT TOWNSEND -- Faced with the possibility that Kenneth Kelly will take his Victorian businesses elsewhere, city officials are tuning into future economic development opportunities.… Continue reading

Sequim: Governor’s budget proposes closure of Hurd Creek Hatchery

SEQUIM -- For the second consecutive year, Gov. Gary Locke's budget ax is poised to lop off funding for a fish hatchery in Clallam County.… Continue reading