Peninsula: Soldiers to be honored by blue star posters

PORT ANGELES -- The American Legion chapter here is reviving the World War II custom of displaying a blue star in the window of a… Continue reading

West End: Driver hurt when tree crashes into car

A Puyallup man was listed in serious condition Sunday at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after a tree fell and struck the car he was… Continue reading

Be prepared for disasters, officials say

In any disaster, chaos is inevitable. But people can control some of the chaos by being prepared and having plans for themselves and their families,… Continue reading

Newspapers win access to public records

PORT TOWNSEND -- A Jefferson County Superior Court judge has ordered that the personnel file of former fireman Jon A. Schmucker be made available to… Continue reading

Port Angeles schools officials discuss “small learning communities”

PORT ANGELES -- When administrators and teachers of the West Clermont Local School District in suburban Cincinnati looked at boosting student achievement four years ago,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Sailor killed off Ediz Hook

PORT ANGELES -- A local man was killed and a second was treated for minor hypothermia Saturday following a boating incident near the tip of… Continue reading

Rep. Buck tells voters to pay attention

PORT ANGELES -- State Rep. Jim Buck said he makes a point not to support anything he has not read or understood, and on Saturday… Continue reading

Forks students to study nutrition of vending machine items

FORKS -- When confronted with pop and snack machines, can kids be persuaded to make healthier choices? That's what Forks Middle School Principal Ray Marshall… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center closer to selling Sequim nursing home

After five consecutive years of six-figure losses, Olympic Medical Center is moving closer to the sale of the nursing home it owns in Sequim. Eric… Continue reading

Peninsula’s congressman backs president’s call for war on Iraq

Differing with the Democratic Party leadership, U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks says he supports President Bush's decision to attack Iraq without the United Nations' full approval.… Continue reading

Port Angeles schools officials to meet with visiting principal today

PORT ANGELES -- The School Board and school district administrators will be sharing ideas about academic learning pods today during a luncheon with a visiting… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Escaped sex offender caught in California

PORT ANGELES -- Almost a year after a Level III sex offender escaped from Department of Corrections supervision here, the 21-year-old man is back in… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Peninsula Daily News, Leader, city seek relief from injunction against releasing documents

PORT TOWNSEND -- Two local newspapers and the city of Port Townsend will ask a Superior Court judge today to release information from the personnel… Continue reading

Clallam Sheriff Hawe put on reserve alert status

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County Sheriff Joe Hawe is on alert status as a U.S. Coast Guard reserve special agent -- and could be put… Continue reading

Ethics board to meet with Fenn over complaint Monday

PORT TOWNSEND -- The ethics board reviewing a complaint against City Councilwoman Freida Fenn will face Fenn on Monday. The board will speak directly with… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Ferry runs canceled

Low tides are prompting Washington State Ferries officials to cancel ferry sailings between Port Townsend and Keystone over the next four days. Ferries officials have… Continue reading

Sequim to poll residents about fluoridating city water

SEQUIM -- City residents will have a say in whether or not Sequim begins fluoridating its water. According to city officials, a ballot asking for… Continue reading

Tribal officials say hatchery closure would damage salmon restoration efforts

SEQUIM -- Salmon restoration in the Dungeness River could be dealt a severe blow if a proposal in Gov. Gary Locke's budget to close the… Continue reading

B.C. man killed in crash near Chimacum

CHIMACUM -- A British Columbia man was killed and two area women injured when two cars collided Tuesday afternoon on state Highway 20. The wreck… Continue reading

Clallam, tribal officials prefer Elwha bridge replacement

PORT ANGELES -- Lower Elwha Klallam tribal leaders support Clallam County's proposal to replace the one-lane bridge that has spanned the Elwha River since 1913,… Continue reading