Peninsula: Animal group seeks to ban fishing in state parks

A nationwide pro-animal organization is trying to do away with fishing in Washington state parks. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) sent a… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Olympic Medical Center in top 1 percent of U.S. hospitals

PORT ANGELES -- Olympic Medical Center is among the top 1 percent of hospitals across the nation when it comes to quality of care. A… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Coalition looking for evidence of salmon above falls

PORT LUDLOW -- It was a long time ago, before houses lined the shore, before the marina was built, before the lumber mill closed. The… Continue reading

Blyn: Jimmycomelately Creek restoration excavation set to begin today

The Jimmycomelately Creek restoration project in Blyn begins the next stage today at 1 p.m. when excavation for the new and restored creek bed begins.… Continue reading

Clallam gets two weapons in the fight against terrorism

PORT ANGELES -- It looks like a radar gun, runs on six "C" batteries and can detect chemical warfare agents in the atmosphere. And now… Continue reading

Peninsula: Weather expected to be nice, but cooler, for rest of week

A record high temperature at the Quillayute Airport near Forks this week was the local highlight of two days of unusually warm weather for the… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City poised to seek noise ordinance again

PORT TOWNSEND -- Members of a City Council committee got their first look at a proposed noise ordinance Wednesday and heard from several citizens in… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Is $3.7 million for a City Hall annex worth it? Yes, city committee told

PORT TOWNSEND -- Worried about rising cost estimates for a City Hall annex, City Council members met Wednesday to figure out whether a $3.7 million… Continue reading

Sequim: Mower ignites grass fire

SEQUIM -- An attempt to reduce a fire hazard ended in a blaze Wednesday afternoon when a mower blade struck a rock and ignited a… Continue reading

Jefferson: County faces widening revenue gap

A continuing decline in the growth of sales tax revenue and other county income means Jefferson County will continue to tighten its fiscal 2003 budget… Continue reading

Jefferson: Port Townsend sending letter on Glen Cove to county

PORT TOWNSEND -- The City Council will send a letter to Jefferson County offering suggestions on the future development of Glen Cove. But the letter… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Nine arrested at alleged meth lab

PORT ANGELES -- Nine people are awaiting felony charges after authorities found them at an alleged methamphetamine production lab in an east Port Angeles house.… Continue reading

Rowan decision due in three weeks

PORT ANGELES -- It may be three weeks before Bruce Rowan finds out if he will be allowed to move into an unlocked ward at… Continue reading

Sequim: Hearing slated on six-year transportation plan

SEQUIM -- The City Council will hold a public hearing July 22 on its proposed six-year transportation improvement plan. The final council vote will follow… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Mediator to help negotiate labor contract between union, Olympic Medical Center

A mediator will enter negotiations between Olympic Medical Center and United Food and Commercial Workers Union in hopes of breaking an impasse between the two… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Port approves sale of Oak Street site to conference center developer

PORT ANGELES -- One more step toward an Oak Street hotel/conference center complex was taken Monday when Port of Port Angeles commissioners agreed to sell… Continue reading

Rowan may testify today

PORT ANGELES -- Bruce Rowan should be kept in a locked hospital ward for the criminally insane, Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Chris Shea argued in… Continue reading

Shine: Neighbors flood county with e-mails about proposed quarry expansion

Jefferson County Community Development Director Al Scalf and county commissioners are getting bombarded with e-mails from neighbors of a proposed quarry expansion at Shine Pit.… Continue reading


LAKE SUTHERLAND -- It's not as intriguing a story as the Warrens and their 1927 Chevrolet in Lake Crescent, but divers pulling milfoil in Lake… Continue reading

Sequim: Weather foils local man’s Mount McKinley assault

If you thought cloudy skies dampening your July Fourth fireworks display was disappointing, consider that Sequim teacher Brian Berg's weekend plans were foiled by 80… Continue reading