Cape George man taken to hospital for smoke inhalation

CAPE GEORGE -- A Swanson Avenue tenant was taken to Jefferson General Hospital in Port Townsend on Tuesday for treatment of smoke inhalation following a… Continue reading

Kingston motorcyclist hospitalized after Chimacum crash

CHIMACUM -- A Kingston man was critically injured Tuesday morning when his motorcycle slammed into a pickup truck on Egg & I Road. Following the… Continue reading

Peninsula: Unemployment rates fall

Clallam and Jefferson countie's unemployment rates fell slightly during February compared with the same month last year, the monthly state unemployment report shows. The Washington… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Gateway, parking design presented to City Council

PORT ANGELES -- The downtown parking ad-hoc committee recommended the City Council accept a parking and Gateway International Transportation Center design Tuesday that the group… Continue reading

Jefferson: First permit sought in “pit-to-pier” project

SHINE -- Fred Hill Materials Inc. has filed its first permit application tied to its plan to construct a four-mile conveyor belt leading to a… Continue reading

Peninsula health officials watching for respiratory illness

North Olympic Peninsula health officials are carefully monitoring influenza cases, watching for cases of the mysterious and fatal flu-like disease called SARS. No cases of… Continue reading

Port Angeles man´s son missing in Iraq

PORT ANGELES -- A decorated veteran of the Vietnam War who was missing in action more than once during that bloody conflict faces the painful… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Graving yard soil may go to Rayonier pulp mill site

PORT ANGELES -- Where and how do you dispose of 170,000 cubic yards of soil dug out of the state's proposed graving yard? Rayonier Inc.… Continue reading

Proposed Clallam policy would ban pay supplement for employees on active duty

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County commissioners Monday directed personnel staff to draft a new pay and benefits policy for employees activated for military duty. The… Continue reading

Peninsula: Research large part of sanctuary activities

During the late spring and summer, researchers for Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary take to the water to explore the uncharted depths of the Pacific… Continue reading

Sea dogs take to water in test of skills

PORT TOWNSEND -- It was a dog day Saturday for 10 skippers and their crews --canine and human -- participating in the Sea Dogs Challenge… Continue reading

Daishowa, Nippon officially merge Tuesday

PORT ANGELES -- Daishowa America Co. Ltd.'s parent company will officially become part Nippon Industries Co. Ltd. on Tuesday. But the merger between Daishowa Paper… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Mom frets with sons in military, 3 youngest who want to sign up

PORT ANGELES -- Last week was rough for Jan Clayton-Bryant. With one son just deployed overseas with the U.S. Air Force in Saudi Arabia, a… Continue reading

Sheriff withdraws request for active-duty compensation

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County commissioners Monday will review a recommendation prohibiting monetary compensation for personnel activated for military duty. A recommendation from County Administrator… Continue reading

Sunday Showcase: Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary coming of age

Nearly 10 years after being established, Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary is emerging from its infancy. When the sanctuary was designated July 16, 1994, its… Continue reading

West End: Forum set on Healthy Forests Initiative

FORKS -- The Healthy Forests Initiative will be the topic of the next public forum at Olympic Natural Resources Center. The forum is scheduled for… Continue reading

Chimacum schools chief headed to Blaine

CHIMACUM -- Chimacum School District Superintendent Mary Lynne Derrington will take over the Blaine School District superintendent's job July 1. She was offered the job… Continue reading

Five to receive Clallam service awards

Five "local heroes"' will be honored today (Friday) with the Clallam County Community Service Award for 2003. The recipients are: * Patty Hannah, executive director… Continue reading

Port Angeles, Clallam agencies face shipyard lobbying effort in Olympia

OLYMPIA -- Port Angeles, Clallam County, Port of Port Angeles leaders and state lawmakers Thursday went up against a powerful lobbying coalition representing most of… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Accused bank robber goes to court

Benjamin Michael Arredondo, 38, accused of robbing the downtown Port Angeles Bank of America, made his first appearance in Clallam County Superior Court Thursday afternoon… Continue reading