West End: It’s raining fish carcasses

FORKS -- In other parts of Western Washington it rains "cats and dogs." Here, it rains fish carcasses. More than 15,000 pounds of salmon carcasses… Continue reading

“Day of Infamy” remembered by Peninsula survivors of the Pearl Harbor attack

Pearl Harbor survivors living on the North Olympic Peninsula will celebrate today's 60th anniversary of the Japanese attack with flag-raising ceremonies, panel discussions, visits to… Continue reading

Peninsula veteran’s diary provides WWII recollections for nationally televised documentary

PORT TOWNSEND -- A man who served in the Pacific during World War II will tell his story tonight and Saturday on The Learning Channel's… Continue reading

Peninsula: AOL creates digital city for area

The North Olympic Peninsula has been added to the ranks of America Online's digital cities. According to North Olympic Peninsula Visitor and Convention Bureau officials,… Continue reading

Peninsula: Governor unfreezes funds for historical projects

Several North Olympic Peninsula projects will be funded now that Gov. Gary Locke has lifted a freeze on capital funding. Locke released money for state… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Trail easement proposed for Rayonier property

PORT ANGELES -- The City Council will consider Dec. 18 a temporary easement through the former Rayonier pulp mill site connecting the Waterfront and Olympic… Continue reading

Sequim: Web site featuring city government information now online

SEQUIM -- The city has jumped to cyberspace. For the first time in city history, an Internet site provides information on city services, council meetings… Continue reading

West End: Makah tribal elections loom

NEAH BAY -- Makah Tribal Council Chairman Greig Arnold is running as a write-in "sticker" candidate for this month's council election after failing to win… 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

Indian Island: Military operations at naval magazine increase

U.S. Navy officials have idled the 206-foot crane installed at Indian Island Naval Magazine to allow for stepped up security and increased ordnance operations. The… Continue reading

Jefferson: Reading study targets local families

PORT TOWNSEND -- University of Washington researcher Colleen Huebner knows parents can use a proven reading method to help develop their toddlers' language skills. What… Continue reading

Peninsula: Advocate agrees with assessment that one in four women has been forcibly raped

Almost a quarter of women surveyed randomly in Washington have been victims of forcible rape in their lifetimes, a statistic that one advocate says is… Continue reading

Peninsula: Crime rate up in Clallam, down in Jefferson

Crime rates increased 7.6 percent in Clallam County and decreased 19.1 percent in Jefferson County from last year, according to recent data comparing similar time… Continue reading

Sequim: City clerk-treasurer resigns post

SEQUIM -- City Clerk-Treasurer Lonna Muirhead will resign her post at the end of the year. Muirhead announced her resignation plans Wednesday. "It has been… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Alleged bomb plot unraveled

PORT ANGELES -- Three Port Angeles men facing charges stemming from an assault last month at the Fairmount Motel were part of a plot to… Continue reading

Port Angeles: MagnaDrive Corp. wins technology award

SEATTLE -- MagnaDrive Corp. of Seattle has been named one of five IndustryWeek's Technologies of the Year for the company's magnetic adjustable-speed drive system. The… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Volunteers sought for playground project

PORT ANGELES -- Imagine a children's playground shaped like a castle, a pirate ship or even a dragon. Dan Maguire and Jim Bolton, both Port… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Clock ticking for – Noi”i – owner

PORT TOWNSEND -- A 90-day clock had already started against the owner of the 65-foot Noi'i wooden boat found sinking Sunday at Boat Haven. The… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Council members seek strict ethics

PORT TOWNSEND -- City Council members want a code of ethics stricter than a proposed ordinance drafted by City Attorney John Watts. Councilman Allen Frank… Continue reading

Sequim: Petition questions Aquatic center funding plan

SEQUIM -- Several members of Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center are concerned officials are not budgeting enough money to hire certified instructors. "Fitness instructor pay amounts… Continue reading