Port Angeles: Investigation launched into death of woman at traffic stop

PORT ANGELES -- An investigation is under way into the exchange of gunfire that killed a Port Angeles woman and wounded a State Patrol officer.… Continue reading

Sequim: Dungeness grass fire extinguished

DUNGENESS -- A home escaped damage Friday as firefighters kept a three-acre grassfire at bay near the Dungeness Recreation Area. "It spread through the tall… Continue reading

West End: Peninsula prisons contain younger, more violent inmates

CLALLAM BAY -- Inmates in the two North Olympic Peninsula prisons are likely to be younger and more violent than prisoners were 10 years ago.… Continue reading

Freighter ordered to Port Angeles after oil spills off Oregon coast

PORT ANGELES -- A Swedish freighter docked Thursday, one day after it spilled 12,000 gallons of oil off the Oregon coast. The 654-foot car carrier… Continue reading

Jefferson: It’s fair time Friday through Sunday — and here’s the schedule

Be sure to wear your Stetson, straw hat, bowler, fedora, top hat, captain's hat or baseball cap to the Jefferson County Fair. That's so you… Continue reading

Jefferson: Road work planned

A 2.5 mile segment of state Route 115 from Nordland to Fort Flagler in Jefferson County will be resurfaced with oil and crushed rock on… Continue reading

Peninsula: Head Start official completes training

A Head Start director for Clallam and Jefferson counties recently attended a national seminar to learn how to improve the program. Janet Anderson, 49, of… Continue reading

Peninsula: Meteor shower to peak early Sunday

Night owls after midnight Saturday or early risers Sunday morning should be treated to a better Perseid meteor shower than last year, astronomers say. The… Continue reading

Port Hadlock: Robber used bb pistol to hold up bank, officials say

A Port Hadlock man was charged with one count of armed bank robbery in federal court Thursday in connection with last week's heist of a… Continue reading

Quilcene: Barges being removed from estuary

QUILCENE -- A popular shellfish site on Quilcene Bay is closed while a $600,000 restoration project is under way. The Indian George Creek Estuary will… Continue reading

Sequim: Alumni group forming

SEQUIM -- An organizing meeting of the new Sequim Alumni Association will be conducted Saturday. Held in conjunction with the first Sequim All-Schools Reunion, the… Continue reading

The Darrick Meneken outdoors column

This is truly a great summer to be a salmon angler on the North Olympic Peninsula. From the Pacific Ocean through the Strait of Juan… Continue reading

Forks: Another coach leaves high school’s athletics program

FORKS -- Boys basketball coach Scott Justus is the latest link in the chain of coaches leaving Forks High School. Justus, 36, has been hired… Continue reading

Jefferson: Feral cat program needs volunteers

PORT TOWNSEND -- Eight kittens were recently found on a rooftop, abandoned by their mother and starving to death. They're among the hundreds of wild… Continue reading

LaPush: Hiker breaks leg on beach trail

A Minnesota man was transported to Forks Community Hospital late Wednesday after breaking his leg in a beach hiking area of Olympic National Park. The… Continue reading

Port Angeles: City posting weight limits on Eighth Street bridges

PORT ANGELES -- City engineers will post vehicle weight limits on the Eighth Street bridges spanning Valley Creek and Tumwater Creek in the coming weeks.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Council sets 2002 budget timeline

PORT ANGELES -- The City Council is in the process of developing its fiscal year 2002 budget. The council has scheduled a goal-setting session for… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Elwha hatchery experimenting with “natural” ponds

Half-acre concrete ponds adjacent to the Elwha River swirl with 350,000 salmon. Salmon gather at the edges looking for free food. Wire nets protect the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Photo from Port Hadlock bank robbery leads to arrest in tavern

A photo published in the Peninsula Daily News has led to the arrest of a man for the robbery of a Bank of America branch… Continue reading

Port Hadlock: “Relief” expressed after arrest of suspected bank robber

PORT HADLOCK -- Tellers at the Bank of America branch cheered and applauded Wednesday when they heard of an arrest in connection with Friday's robbery.… Continue reading