Center: Pilot must trailer his plane home to Oregon after emergency landing in field

CENTER -- An antique plane will return to its Oregon home on land instead of the air this week after an emergency landing in a… Continue reading

Peninsula: Burn ban imposed in National Park, Forest

Citing recent dry conditions, Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest officials jointly instituted a ban on open fires, effective today. "With the number of… Continue reading

Peninsula: Jefferson, Clallam jobless rates in different directions

Unemployment last month on the North Olympic Peninsula improved slightly in Jefferson County, but rose 0.4 percent in Clallam County. Jefferson County posted a 5.1… Continue reading

Peninsula: Toxins force closure of shellfish harvesting areas

Clallam County on Tuesday banned shellfish harvesting from the mouth of the Dungeness River east to Discovery Bay because of dangerous toxins. The announcement was… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Port could choose new executive director next week

PORT ANGELES -- Port commissioners anticipate holding an executive session next week to select a new executive director from three finalists, interim director Clyde Boddy… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Schools superintendent accepts contract for $101,995 annual salary

The Port Angeles School District has officially hired Gary Cohn as superintendent. Cohn's annual salary for the first year of the three-year contract will be… Continue reading

Rep. Dicks visits with Port Townsend politicos, civic leaders

PORT TOWNSEND -- When Norm Dicks last visited Jefferson County in November, the congressman helped break ground for the renovation of the Port Townsend Marine… Continue reading

Sequim: Dozens let City Hall know their views on downtown revamp: No medians on Washington Street

SEQUIM -- Public opinions differed Tuesday during an open house on what is best for the revitalization of downtown Sequim. But a majority of the… Continue reading

Man hospitalized after driving truck into Hoh River

An elderly man inexplicably drove his pickup into the Hoh River near Allen's Bar in western Jefferson County on Monday. Donald Macomber, 74, of Chehalis… Continue reading

Peninsula: College president says partnerships will help build school

PORT ANGELES -- New Peninsula College President Thomas Keegan says he wants the North Olympic Peninsula community help him develop a vision for the school.… Continue reading

Peninsula: More energy rate increases looming?

When Bonneville Power Administration announced a 46 percent wholesale rate increase for electricity in late June, many consumers thought that was the extent of looming… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City facing a water bill of $20 million to replace aging system

PORT TOWNSEND -- The city is facing a $20 million cost to maintain its water system, City Manager David Timmons told the Port Townsend Chamber… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Fire damages part of “Officer and Gentleman” motel

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Tides Inn Manager Simon Lee was both distraught and relieved Monday. A fire had broken out at the 1807 Water St.… Continue reading

Region: Trooper recovering after shooting

PORT ANGELES -- The shooting death of Rosa Hammer has left many questions for law enforcement officials and family and friends of Ms. Hammer. A… Continue reading

Sequim: City Council approves Planning Commission rules

SEQUIM -- Residency remained the major issue Monday as the City Council took action to approve a city Planning Commission ordinance. Future commissions will be… Continue reading

Sequim: Public hearing today on downtown plans

A third public open house on the Downtown Revitalization Project and the redesign of North Sequim Avenue will be held today in the Sequim Community… Continue reading

Airport Day will give kids a flying chance to become Young Eagles

PORT ANGELES --Saturday's third annual Airport Day and Fly In will be a "hands on" experience for many North Olympic Peninsula youngsters. It will be… Continue reading

Peninsula Briefs: Aerial spraying planned in Jefferson County

PORT HADLOCK -- Jefferson County forest landowners and managers will be applying herbicides on their property by helicopter in the coming weeks. Exact dates have… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Carnegie Library decision could come in October

PORT ANGELES -- City engineers should have a better idea by October whether to renovate or restore the historical Carnegie Library on Lincoln Street, Public… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Funeral set Thursday for woman shot to death by trooper

PORT ANGELES -- Four days after his daughter was shot to death by a Washington State Patrol trooper, Ed Hammer is trying to put his… Continue reading