Olympic National Park: Crews brave thrills, chills and aging equipment to plow Hurricane Ridge Road

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK -- Les Peterson lowers the massive head of a Stewart & Stevenson front-discharge snow blower into an untouched 5-foot drift, shooting plumes… Continue reading

Port Townsend: State ferry idled because of dock mishap

Ferry service between Port Townsend and Keystone was suspended Saturday after the Klickitat damaged part of the Keystone dock while trying to navigate high winds… Continue reading

Sequim: Prosecutors studying whether to press charges on couple accused of neglecting more than 80 cats

Prosecutors are studying evidence to decide whether to file charges against a Sequim couple accused of neglecting more than 80 cats in their possession. Animal… Continue reading

Clallam: Former Port Angeles couple seek pact to send at-risk youth to ranch in Montana

A former Port Angeles couple are contracting with Clallam County to send at-risk youth to their newly opened Montana home for boys. If the contract… Continue reading

Humane Society swamped after deputies seize scores of cats from Sequim-area home

Signs of skin disease and upper respiratory problems were visible on the squirming, frightened cat in veterinarian Chuck Schramm's hands. The Persian was one of… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Airport slated to get 11 new hangars this summer

PORT ANGELES --William R. Fairchild International Airport will have 11 new hangars by this summer, airport Manager Jeff Robb says. R&B Properties and Investments has… Continue reading

Port Angeles: City pledges improved fire, police for proposed annexation area

PORT ANGELES -- Residents living east of the city would receive improved police and fire protection services if the area is annexed, city officials said… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Coast Guard applauds 10 for search and rescue efforts

PORT ANGELES -- The U.S. Coast Guard recognized 10 guardsmen for their efforts during recent search and rescue efforts in the area. The morning awards… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Peninsula College’s expanded student union now official

PORT ANGELES -- A ribbon cutting Thursday officially opened Peninsula College's new student union building after four years of planning. Construction of the Pirate Union… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Production assistant finds Hollywood coming to her town

PORT TOWNSEND -- Page Gehrke escaped La La land a year ago to settle at the remote tip of the Quimper Peninsula. Then Hollywood followed… Continue reading

Shine: State officials get first-hand look at elements that pound Hood Canal Bridge

SHINE -- Rain cascaded off the upper deck of the Hood Canal Bridge and cars swooshed overhead Thursday as a state committee toured underneath the… 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

Clallam: Faulty motor to blame for frozen courthouse clock

The Clallam County Courthouse clock tower has remained frozen for two weeks. County Parks Department officials said a faulty motor that moves the weight mechanism… Continue reading

Horses take center stage during filming of “Ring” on ferry

PORT TOWNSEND -- The rear end of a horse on its way to a starring role in the movie "Ring" was the only glimpse spectators… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Pilot of missing plane is developer of Clallam County wave energy project

A small plane that disappeared off Oregon on its way to Port Angeles was piloted by the co-founder of a company pursuing an ocean electricity-generating… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Businesses reap boffo economic boon from film crews

PORT TOWNSEND -- Valorie Danielek unloaded 50 pizzas from her delivery van at the Port Townsend ferry dock for the crew of "Ring," the major… Continue reading

Sequim: Officer walks away from crash of his police car

CARLSBORG -- A Sequim Police Department officer escaped unhurt after the patrol car he was driving failed to negotiate a turn and slammed into two… Continue reading

Clallam County tables farmland tax until Dec. 18

Following more than four hours of public testimony Tuesday, Clallam County commissioners tabled any decision on a proposed farmland preservation tax until next week. The… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Farewell, Andino

A Chilean-flagged ship left Port Angeles Harbor under its own power Tuesday afternoon after undergoing engine repairs. The container vessel Andino was towed into the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Sequim mayor addresses business association, seeks closer ties

PORT ANGELES -- Sequim Mayor Bill Thomas handed out some business advice to the Port Angeles Business Association on Tuesday. "We need to be enthusiastic,… Continue reading