To readers

The PDN grant program is accepting applications from charitable, 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations in Clallam and Jefferson counties for $25,000 in 2002 grants from the newspaper.… Continue reading

Forks: Police say autopsy results conclude “John Doe” drowned

FORKS -- An unidentified man whose body was found Monday in a creek near downtown Forks apparently drowned sometime last week, officials say. Preliminary results… Continue reading

Jefferson: County officials confirm they had previous jail complaints

PORT HADLOCK -- Jefferson County administrators confirmed Wednesday that they had received complaints regarding health care at the Jefferson County jail prior to a lawsuit… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Makah lose bid for $1.2 million research boat

The Makah tribe has been denied a federal request for a $1.2 million boat that would be used for whaling research and fisheries enforcement. Tribal… Continue reading

New Port Angeles conference center designs displayed for public feedback tonight

PORT ANGELES -- Local residents get the chance tonight to critique new designs for the proposed downtown conference center and hotel. The designs will be… Continue reading

Peninsula: Where were you a year ago today about 11 a.m.?

The magnitude 6.8 earthquake centered near Olympia one year ago today was a startling wake-up call for many on the North Olympic Peninsula. "Some people… Continue reading

Sequim: Brinnon woman found dead in whirlpool bath

A 41-year-old Brinnon woman drowned in a whirlpool bath at a Sequim motel early Tuesday morning. Police Chief Byron C. Nelson on Wednesday identified the… Continue reading

Forks: Police seek clues about dead man’s identity

FORKS -- Police are awaiting results of an autopsy to identify the cause of death of a man found Monday afternoon in a creek near… Continue reading

Jefferson: ACLU sues over jail conditions

PORT HADLOCK -- The American Civil Liberties Union says the Jefferson County jail is "so far below acceptable standards as to constitute cruel and unusual… Continue reading

Port Angeles: School board member, parents spar over proposed budget cuts

PORT ANGELES -- School Board member Charlie McClain defended district staff Tuesday after parents called for budget cuts to start "at the top." More than… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Toddler awaiting heart transplant

PORT ANGELES -- A 21-month-old local girl was added to the heart transplant list early Tuesday at Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle.… Continue reading

Sequim woman credited with saving samaritan’s life

CARLSBORG -- A Sequim woman is being called a heroine after being injured while saving the life of a fellow good Samaritan late Monday at… Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: Body found in wooded ravine in Forks

The body of a man was found in an isolated wooded ravine off West Division Street in Forks around 5 p.m. Monday night. The unidentified… Continue reading

Chimacum: Band may get a trip anyway – — – to California

CHIMACUM -- Their teacher might have gambled away their trip to Europe, but the Chimacum High School band may leave their hearts in San Francisco.… Continue reading

Clallam: PUD will study April 1 electricity rate reduction

No fooling! The Clallam County Public Utility District is considering reducing electricity rates when its wholesale power costs drop 7 percent on April 1. PUD… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Final meeting on school budget-cut suggestions tonight

PORT ANGELES -- The Port Angeles School District holds its third and final public meeting tonight on its budget crisis. The meeting begins at 7… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: State agency signs off on Mats Mats Quarry with environmental report

PORT LUDLOW -- A plan to mine 60 feet below sea level at the Mats Mats Quarry will not create new significant environmental problems, says… Continue reading

Sequim: Deja vu for Irrigation Festival grand marshals

SEQUIM -- As teen-agers growing up in Sequim in the mid-'60s, Dave and Jill (McDaniel) Blake used to join friends in cruising in their cars… Continue reading

To readers

is accepting applications from charitable, 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations in Clallam and Jefferson counties for $25,000 in 2002 grants from the newspaper. The intent of the… Continue reading

Joyce: 2-car wreck knocks out power to 500

One person was slightly injured and about 500 Joyce residents lost power for an hour Sunday morning following a two-vehicle collision on state Highway 112… Continue reading