Heart medicine delays HorizonAir flight

PORT ANGELES -- A Horizon Air flight was delayed Thursday afternoon at William R. Fairchild International Airport when airline employees initially refused to let a… Continue reading

Jefferson: Commissioners dip into reserves

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office will have one less patrol deputy next year following the approval Thursday of the Jefferson County budget.… Continue reading

Peninsula: E-mail spurs Christmas donations

An e-mail or two helped save Christmas this year for hundreds of foster children on the North Olympic Peninsula. Thanks to contributions from residents of… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Council amends agreement for Ediz Hook parcel

PORT ANGELES -- The City Council unanimously approved an amended agreement Thursday morning that could lead to the creation of tribal trust land on Ediz… Continue reading

Civil Air Patrol still searching for missing plane

Volunteers continued searching Wednesday for a single-engine plane that disappeared from radar Dec. 11 in southern Oregon on its way from McKinleyville, Calif., to Port… Continue reading

It’s 1902 again!

Tricia Casey, left, and Bill Conklin wear period dress as volunteer hosts at the Commanding Officer's House at Fort Worden State Park on Wednesday. Conklin… Continue reading

Peninsula: Brave souls prepare for “polar” swim

Call them crazy. Why not? That's how those brave souls who take the annual New Year's plunge into the chilly waters of the Strait of… Continue reading

Port Angeles: City Council may revise agreement for proposed marina

PORT ANGELES -- The City Council will hold a special meeting at 8:30 a.m. today to discuss revising its recent amendment to a 1992 agreement… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Civic leader John Hordyk dies

PORT ANGELES -- John Henry Hordyk, a former city councilman and longtime resident, has died from heart failure. He was 76. Hordyk, who died on… Continue reading

2001 Peninsula Home Fund helps Clallam, Jefferson residents

A grandmother caring for two small children received help with her utility bills. An out-of-work logger got money to obtain prescribed medicine. Material was provided… Continue reading

Jefferson: Domestic-violence program feels crunch of fewer subsidies

The needs are great but the money is getting tougher to come by as federal, state and county dollars dry up for local service organizations.… Continue reading

Peninsula: Group holds meeting Thursday to combat hate

Hate literature against Jews and blacks shows up on people's car windshields in Port Angeles. Self-styled Nazi newsletters appear in mailboxes and newspaper delivery boxes… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Teddy bears victim of smoky blaze

A Christmas Night fire damaged a bedroom of a west side Port Angeles house on Tuesday evening -- including several teddy bears. Port Angeles city… Continue reading

Clallam: United Way pushes ahead

United Way of Clallam County has raised about $645,220 so far in this year's fund-raising campaign. The agency is hoping unofficially to raise $825,000, but… Continue reading

Jefferson: United Good Neighbors more than $100,000 shy of goal

United Good Neighbors of Jefferson County has raised $144,877 in the fund-raising campaign that will benefit 34 agencies in the county. UGN's goal is $260,000… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Port commission will review executive director’s contract

PORT ANGELES -- The Port commission will discuss Executive Director Clyde Boddy's part-time contract next month -- and may revise his salary, commissioner Glenn Beckman… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Former city official, Seattle city councilman Hildt dead of cancer

PORT TOWNSEND -- Michael Hildt, longtime public servant and Port Townsend's first city administrator, has died of cancer. Hildt, 59, who also was a former… Continue reading

Symphony thrives in small town

Luis Cabrera --The Associated Press PORT ANGELES -- By day, Kim Bowlby jockeys a school bus over slick, winding, forest roads. By night -- on… Continue reading

  • Dec 25, 2001

An advance arrival from the North Pole

The Coast Guard icebreaker Healy has become the second U.S. surface ship to reach the North Pole and return safely. The 420-foot-long, 82-foot-wide Healy returned… Continue reading

Peninsula: “Yule” like the Christmas Day weather!

If your Christmas wish is sunny weather for the North Olympic Peninsula, your wish has been granted. Mostly sunny skies were forecast by the National… Continue reading