Clallam: County, PA offices to close for 45-minute ceremony Tuesday

PORT ANGELES -- Port Angeles and Clallam County employees will gather Tuesday morning for a 45-minute ceremony in remembrance of those who died in the… Continue reading

Hundreds huddle together, mourn terrorist victims

PORT ANGELES -- Hundreds huddled together Saturday evening at City Pier to pray for those injured or killed in Tuesday's terrorist attacks. They wrapped themselves… Continue reading

Jefferson: Courthouse clock tower in need of $3.5 million in repairs

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County officials say it will cost $3.5 million to reinforce structural defects in the courthouse clock tower. County Public Works Director… Continue reading

Peninsula: Airlines getting back to normal, some private flights allowed

Airlines and air charter services serving Port Angeles and Port Townsend are returning to normal schedules. Federal officials on Friday reopened the skies to most… Continue reading

Port Angeles: American Red Cross military caseworker program reactivated

As reserve soldiers, airmen and sailors are called to active duty, the American Red Cross is resuming its military caseworker program. Janet Hughes, executive director… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Hundreds gather to remember victims

PORT TOWNSEND -- The vapor trail of a jet airliner served as an impromptu flyby during memorial services at the Jefferson County Courthouse on Friday.… Continue reading

Sequim: Emotions range from sorrow to anger during vigil

SEQUIM -- An estimated 1,500 residents gathered Friday at the Sequim High School stadium to pray for those killed in terrorist attacks in New York… Continue reading

Complete schedule of Peninsula services and activities in honor of terrorist victims

Nearly 20 churches in Port Angeles will come together Saturday evening to honor and pray for the victims of Tuesday's terrorist attacks in New York… Continue reading

Marrowstone: Woman tapped for relief work, but can’t get to New York City

MARROWSTONE ISLAND -- Rita Kepner of Marrowstone Island has seen suffering first hand -- from the bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma to earthquake… Continue reading

Peninsula: Pilot takes flight with FAA OK to deliver donated blood

Despite aircraft being grounded nationwide, a Sequim pilot was granted a special clearance Wednesday to transport blood donated during a Clallam Bay drive for victims… Continue reading

Peninsula: Security remains tight at some locations

Coast Guard and other officials throughout the North Olympic Peninsula remained on heightened alert Wednesday, a day after terrorism attacks shocked the nation. "There's nothing… Continue reading

Peninsula: Similarities between terrorists, Ressam case begin to emerge

Federal authorities have identified more than a dozen hijackers of Middle Eastern descent in Tuesday's bombings and gathered evidence linking them to Osama bin Laden… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Airport increases security, airlines still shut down

PORT ANGELES -- Cars parked in front of the airport terminal were towed Wednesday as security was tightened prior to resumption of airline service. But… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Concert on the Pier tonight with special songs

PORT ANGELES -- Concert on the Pier will go on as scheduled tonight, with the Hawaiian music group Naki"i performing from 6 p.m. to 8… Continue reading

Sequim: Prayer vigils planned for today, Friday

SEQUIM -- A local church will offer daylong vigils today and Friday for residents praying for the victims of the terrorist attacks Tuesday in New… Continue reading

Clallam: School officials keep students calm

School officials kept students calm Tuesday as they learned of the terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C. Students in many classes watched… Continue reading

Destruction vivid for those with Peninsula ties

Plumes of smoke rose from the debris that once was the twin towers of the World Trade Center. A thick dust-ash mixture coated everything within… Continue reading

Peninsula on heightened alert in wake of terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, D.C.

The North Olympic Peninsula remained on a heightened alert for suspicious activity Tuesday in the wake of terrorist attacks nearly 3,000 miles away. Authorities stepped… Continue reading

Peninsula: All airports closed

North Olympic Peninsula airports were closed Tuesday after the Federal Aviation Administration grounded all air traffic nationwide for the first time in U.S. history. "I… Continue reading

Peninsula: Residents pray for victims

Hollis Coe bowed his head. Golden light filtered through stained glass on Coe and his wife, Dorothea, as they offered a silent prayer during a… Continue reading