Collection cans, silent auctions, add to Peninsula Home Fund in 2001; total reaches $61,000

Employees of North Olympic Peninsula businesses used creative ways to raise money for the Peninsula Daily News' Peninsula Home Fund. Collection cans, silent auctions and… Continue reading

Dungeness: Researchers lose track of rescued killer whale

DUNGENESS -- The young male killer whale rescued from Dungeness Spit has disappeared without a trace. Rescuers had attached a radio transmitter to the five-ton,… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Arson damages Makah fuel depot

NEAH BAY -- Authorities are investigating a suspected arson that ripped through the Makah Fuel Co. early Saturday morning, damaging Neah Bay's only gas station.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Action movie’s finale to be filmed near Elwha Dam

PORT ANGELES -- The final scene of an upcoming Paramount action movie will be filmed near the base of Elwha Dam at the end of… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Builders join other business groups in objecting to Port director’s contract

PORT ANGELES -- Another business group has objected to Port of Port Angeles Executive Director Clyde Boddy's controversial contract that allows him to work part-time… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Attorney waives jury trial in homicide case

PORT TOWNSEND -- The man accused of the 1992 stabbing death of a Quilcene girl will not be tried by a jury. Robert H. Froehlich,… Continue reading

Sequim resident says removing vowel to “Squim” would eeeease confusion

SEQUIM -- A local inventor has devised a way to eliminate confused reactions when outsiders try to spell or pronounce the city's name. "I'm just… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Fund-raising for monument to begin at high school Jan. 12

PORT ANGELES -- Now that the City Council has approved the location of a proposed monument honoring the county's public safety employees, fund-raising efforts are… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Red Lion sale completed

The Port Angeles Red Lion Hotel is now part of WestCoast Hospitality Corp. The Spokane-based lodging, entertainment and real estate company has completed its purchase… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Legal questions cloud proposed City Council retreat

PORT TOWNSEND -- The efforts of four new City Council members to organize a retreat before three of them officially took office is not a… Continue reading

Sequim: Plan calls for reinvigorating town center

SEQUIM -- A 65-page plan to "rediscover" and "reinvigorate" the town center while creating a "main street atmosphere" is being considered by the Planning Department… Continue reading

West End: Surf Frolic begins today at First Beach

Surfers and sea kayakers are expected to push the envelope of the curl of waves pounding First Beach today, Saturday and Sunday. Nearly 100 surfers… Continue reading

Will the male whale be saved?

DUNGENESS -- A second day of efforts to free a male killer whale stranded in Dungeness Bay passed without much success Thursday while other scientists… Continue reading

Jimmy Come Lately Creek restoration begins in Blyn

BLYN -- The first phase of the Jimmy Come Lately Creek restoration project began Wednesday with the razing of three buildings at the Blyn Log… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Business recovering at Fairchild International Airport

PORT ANGELES -- Business has picked up at William R. Fairchild International Airport since the terminal parking lot reopened in mid-November, Airport Manager Jeff Robb… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Glenn Wiggins named mayor

PORT ANGELES -- Councilman Glenn Wiggins was unanimously selected by his peers Wednesday night as the next mayor. Wiggins replaces Larry Doyle, who didn't seek… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Boy is first baby of new year in Jefferson County

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jacob Michael Williamson was in a rush to become Jefferson County's first baby. Jessica D. Williamson, 19, of Port Hadlock said her… Continue reading

Port Townsend: New council members plan retreat

PORT TOWNSEND -- The four new City Council members have already organized a council retreat in their enthusiasm to assume office. But continuing council members… Continue reading

Sequim: Orca rescued from Dungeness Bay sandbar

SEQUIM -- Rescuers freed a killer whale from a Dungeness Bay sandbar Wednesday afternoon but were too late to save a second whale found dead.… Continue reading

Clallam: “Polar bears” take to Port Angeles Harbor

PORT ANGELES -- More than 75 hardy residents and visitors kicked off the new year Tuesday with an exhilarating dip in the frigid water of… Continue reading