A Fitzhenry to climb Mount Fitzhenry on 80th birthday

Mountaineering is for the young at heart, but not necessarily the young. And 79-year-old Oscar Fitzhenry plans to prove it Aug. 3 when he turns… Continue reading

Clallam: Hospital board gets update on Sequim center project

Less than a month after the official ground-breaking ceremony, the new Olympic Medical Center office in Sequim is beginning to take shape. "It is coming… Continue reading

Peninsula: Whaling activists may sue over whale meat

NEAH BAY -- Olympic National Park could face a lawsuit over failing to prevent Makah tribal members from harvesting meat from a beached whale. Antiwhaling… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Concert on the Pier tonight

Pack a picnic dinner and bring along a blanket or lawn chair. - The Concert on the Pier series kicks off on Port Angeles City… Continue reading

Sequim: Sailboat moved to John Wayne Marina

A 37-foot sloop found adrift and unmanned in Dungeness Bay last week has been taken to John Wayne Marina near Sequim. Coast Guard officials said… Continue reading

Carlsborg: Ford Broncos to rumble this weekend

CARLSBORG -- A record number of entries are expected this weekend for the third annual Puget Sound Vintage Broncos Run and Show. A full schedule… Continue reading

Clallam: Commissioners get an earful over proposed tax break for farmland

About 60 people packed the Clallam County commissioners' meeting room Tuesday to voice their opinions about the proposed county Open Space Code. The proposal would… Continue reading

Jefferson: Visitor center to be expanded in a log cabin motif

The visitor center that serves as a gateway to the Olympic Peninsula for travelers from Seattle will get an overhaul next month A new, larger… Continue reading

Makah eat gray whale that washed ashore

A young gray whale that died on an Olympic National Park beach was cut up by the Makah last week, with the meat and blubber… Continue reading

Peninsula: Summer is officially here — well, almost.

According to National Aeronautics and Space Administration calculations, summer officially begins at 12:24 a.m. Thursday. That means Thursday will be the longest day of the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Reconstruction of Jefferson School begins at 8:30 a.m. today

Students, school officials and residents will gather this morning for a ceremonial groundbreaking for Jefferson Elementary School reconstruction in Port Angeles. The event begins at… Continue reading

Accused deputy killer ordered back to psychiatric hospital

PORT ANGELES -- The man accused of killing a Clallam County sheriff's deputy last August has been ordered to undergo another round of psychiatric evaluation.… Continue reading

Clallam: PUD pact with Bonneville could lead to lower rate increases

Clallam County Public Utility District customers could have something to cheer about -- even though their electricity rates will probably increase in October. Under an… Continue reading

JEFFERSON: FIRE DISTRICT NO. 6 NAMES CHIEF

A Poulsbo firefighter will become the new full-time fire operations chief for Jefferson County Fire District No. 6, district commissioners decided at a meeting Monday… Continue reading

Port Angeles: City projects outlined for next six years

PORT ANGELES - -- - City officials Monday night prioritized their wish list of proposed capital projects for the next six years. By a unanimous… Continue reading

Port Townsend: City may be on silver screen by fall

Jennifer Lopez's new movie "Enough," filmed in Port Townsend last week, could come out as early as October or November, Vic Heutschy, the on-site publicist… Continue reading

Quilcene: Murder trial delayed over county funding questions

PORT TOWNSEND -- Legal wranglings over the extent of public funding for the defense of Robert Stoner has meant another delay in the Quilcene man's… Continue reading

Sequim: Elk “nuggets’ helping downtown plant seeds of prosperity

SEQUIM -- Elk manure is the stuff which dreams are made. At least Sequim Town Partners seems to believe so, having discovered an unusual gimmick… Continue reading

West End: Quillayute River station closure decision on hold

A Coast Guard decision on whether to close its Quillayute River station is on hold until an environmental assessment can be completed. According to Petty… Continue reading

Actress makes time for slain deputy’s daughter

Jessie Davis carefully took down her poster of Jennifer Lopez so she could take it with her to meet the famous actress and singer Saturday.… Continue reading