Port Angeles: Man arrested after being turned away from Canada

A 31-year-old Forks man reportedly wanted in Alaska was arrested Sunday while returning to Port Angeles on the ferry MV Coho after being refused entry… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Quilcene man’s murder trial begins

Prosecutors said Monday that Gary L. Middleton Sr. killed Douglas A. Knight "in cold blood" when the unarmed Knight approached him in the parking lot… Continue reading

Sequim: Highway 101 closed by accident; drivers treated and released

SEQUIM -- A two-vehicle accident closed U.S. Highway 101 east of Sequim for about 90 minutes Monday morning. Traffic was re-routed along West Sequim Bay… Continue reading

West End: Olympic Discovery Trail gets $1.6 million grant

A $1.6 million federal grant will allow completion of a 16-mile section of the Olympic Discovery Trail between Lake Crescent and Cooper Ranch Road, Clallam… Continue reading

West Sequim Bay residents bring up safety concerns about Olympic Discovery Trail

SEQUIM -- In an emergency, switchbacks and tight corners could hinder ambulances and fire vehicles on some parts of the Olympic Discovery Trail. And this,… Continue reading

Jefferson: Murder trial jury selection begins today

QUILCENE -- Did Gary L. Middleton Sr. shoot Douglas "Tony" Knight in self-defense or as part of a premeditated act? That's the question expected to… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Conference center faces first of many hurdles this week

PORT ANGELES -- Now that the City Council has accepted developer Randal Ehm's Oak Street conference center proposal as "substantially complete," the developer faces the… Continue reading

A loggers’ life: How John Kirner has changed with the timber industry

John Kirner remembers falling tall timber with an ax and saw. He also recalls the first time he saw a chain saw. At age 97,… Continue reading

Look back at the North Olympic Peninsula’s rich timber heritage in Sunday’s PDN

Gettysburg, Port Crescent, Port Discovery, Twin. To most of us, they're just names on recreational maps. But in the late 1800s and early 1900s, they… Continue reading

More North Peninsula motorists buckling up

Less than two weeks after the state's primary safety belt law went into effect, more people are buckling up on Clallam and Jefferson county roads.… Continue reading

Olympic National Park admissions free for today, June 23

People can visit Olympic National Park and other national parks for free today. The $15-per-vehicle entrance fees were waived for Saturday and today as part… Continue reading

Research team tagging Olympic marmots in Olympic National Park

Researchers are conducting a four-year study of a mammal species found only on the North Olympic Peninsula -- the Olympic marmot. The scientists hope the… Continue reading

Summer on the Peninsula may be hotter, with less rain

Summer arrived at 6:24 a.m. Friday, bidding adieu to a spring that featured snowfall on its first day and a week of warm weather at… Continue reading

West End: Boat assisted by U.S. Coast Guard

NEAH BAY -- The U.S. Coast Guard towed a long-line fishing boat back to port Saturday after it reportedly took on water 10 miles west… Continue reading

Blyn: Lack of funding delays Jimmycomelately Creek bridge construction

BLYN -- A lack of funding will delay completion of a bridge spanning U.S. Highway 101 as part of the Jimmycomelately Creek restoration project. Byron… Continue reading

Clallam: District-only election of county commissioners draws fire at charter hearing

PORT ANGELES -- A proposal to elect Clallam County commissioners from each of three districts drew concerns Thursday night that it may further separate the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Carvers shaping new Lower Elwha canoe

PORT ANGELES -- The sweet scent of cedar wafts past Harry Moon as he draws a sharp carving tool across the base of what will… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Residents suggest more restrooms, westward trail route

PORT ANGELES -- Residents participating in a city parks workshop Wednesday called for new park facilities, more public restrooms and a westward route for the… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Secret Garden Tour on tap this weekend

PORT LUDLOW -- A tiny waterfall cascades into a small pool. Japenese maples grow amid boulders on a slope heading down to Port Ludlow Bay.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: No security changes planned at Point Hudson despite theft of sailboat

PORT TOWNSEND -- Port of Port Townsend Executive Director Larry Crockett says no security changes will be instituted following last month's theft of a 27-foot… Continue reading