Neah Bay: New Makah visitors” permit to raise revenue for trail, restroom construction and maintenance

NEAH BAY -- The Makah Tribe now sells visitors a recreational use permit to maintain and build new trails and facilities on its reservation. The… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Visit for free on Saturday

Olympic National Park won't charge entrance fees Saturday as an invitation for visitors to visit and celebrate the National Park Service's 85th anniversary. Camping and… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Woman swept into swollen river, drowns

A Seattle-area woman was swept to her death while trying to cross the rain-swollen Quinault River's east fork, authorities said Thursday. "The woman was attempting… Continue reading

Peninsula: Unseasonable rainfall raising area rivers

Rain has soaked the western end of the Olympic Peninsula since Tuesday morning, creating swollen rivers and record-setting August rainfall amounts. The National Weather Service's… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Failure to pay fines caused license suspension of driver in fatal crash

PORT ANGELES -- The driver's license of Port Angeles man killed in a head-on collision Monday was suspended over failure to pay court-ordered fines. Aaron… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Witness describes homicide during drinking binge

PORT TOWNSEND -- Robert Stoner walked slowly upstairs in his Lake Leland house last October and shot Douglas McFarland to death from the loft, eyewitness… Continue reading

Sequim: Fund-raiser for Open Aire Market on Saturday

SEQUIM -- The Sequim Open Aire Market will hold a live and silent auction Saturday as part of its fifth-annual fund-raiser. Guided fishing and hiking… Continue reading

West End: Two die on land, sea in separate incidents

A 74-year-old Seattle man died Wednesday night when his 28-foot fishing boat was dashed against the rocks near the mouth of the Quillayute River. Then… Continue reading

Clallam: Fair sets new attendance mark

Better weather on Sunday coupled with several competitions helped push attendance at the Clallam County Fair to a record. Sunday attendance pushed the final figure… Continue reading

Day 3: Press Expedition wades through mountains

EDITOR"S NOTE: This is the third dispatch from Roger Harnack, Peninsula Daily News' local news editor. Packing a laptop computer and satellite telephone, he is… Continue reading

Forks: Recent graduate ‘surprised” by scholarship

FORKS -- A 2001 graduate of Forks High School was awarded a $1,000 scholarship to attend a medical training institute. Kristin Weed, 18, was named… Continue reading

Jefferson: Seattle Opera photo gives good exposure to nature photography business

Keith Lazelle and Jane Hall don't get too far from nature, either at their home overlooking Quilcene Bay, or in their pursuit of photographs. The… Continue reading

Olympic National Park: Rangers sent to find woman who reportedly fell in river

A backpack was fished out of the Quinault River east fork on Wednesday after several people said they saw a female hiker fall into the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Downtown sculpture missing, presumed stolen

An attraction on the Port Angeles Business Association's Art on the Town tour is missing. "Olympic Cougar" by Sequim artist Gail McLain was probably taken… Continue reading

Port Angeles: One driver in fatal collision didn’t have valid license

The Port Angeles man whose car was involved in a head-on collision that killed him and a Canadian man Monday night was driving without a… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Permit approved for Rayonier dock maintenance

PORT ANGELES -- Rayonier Inc. can proceed with its dock rehabilitation project after the city Planning Commission Wednesday night unanimously approved a shoreline development permit.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Murder trial testimony begins

PORT TOWNSEND -- A forensics expert testified Wednesday that Douglas McFarland of Quilcene was clearly a homicide victim. The murder trial of Robert J. Stoner,… Continue reading

Cape George: Neighbors taking battle over asphalt plant to Supreme Court

CAPE GEORGE -- Neighbors Against Asphalt Batching will take their battle against Lakeside Industries to the Washington State Supreme Court. The citizen activist group has… Continue reading

Day 2, Press Expedition 2001: Rain, rain and more rain

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second dispatch from Roger Harnack, Peninsula Daily News' local news editor. Packing a laptop computer and satellite telephone, he is… Continue reading

Port Angeles: City hopes to minimize disruptions when bridges replaced

PORT ANGELES -- City officials want to meet with the public to lessen the disruption when the Eighth Street bridges are replaced later this decade.… Continue reading