Port Angeles: Alleged stabbing victim arrested

By Elizabeth Williams PORT ANGELES -- Shawn Michael Peterson, the alleged victim in a recent stabbing, was arrested Friday night on a bench warrant. Peterson,… Continue reading

  • Jul 8, 2001

Port Angeles: Pssst! Hey buddy — wanna buy a concrete elephant?

For sale or trade: a 6,000 pound concrete elephant. Like an unofficial mascot, the elephant stands guard on U.S. Highway 101 at the east end… Continue reading

Sequim: Fire guts portion of house

By Elizabeth Williams SEQUIM -- Fire gutted the kitchen and garage of a single-story home at 252 Parish Road on Saturday afternoon. No one was… Continue reading

  • Jul 8, 2001
  • Elizabeth Williams

Jefferson: Conservation board scheduled to be appointed

Jefferson County commissioners are set to fill a new board that would help figure out how the county could best acquire or protect environmentally sensitive… Continue reading

Jefferson: Firefighters kept busy by blazes, wind

High winds knocked over a fireworks stand, pushed a 50-foot sailboat aground and fanned the flames of a spate of small grass fires Wednesday. Port… Continue reading

Peninsula Briefly: Summer meal project opens for PA children

PORT ANGELES -- Children younger than 18 can get free meals this summer, courtesy of the federal Department of Agriculture and the Port Angeles School… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Cliff Aden, former state traffic official, dies at 87

The Port Angeles resident who was director of the Washington State Traffic Commission under two governors has died. Clifford E. Aden, 87, director under Govs.… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Fire damages living quarters above downtown shop

PORT ANGELES -- Fireworks are likely to blame for a fire Thursday that damaged the Smokin' Joe's Fine Tobacco building. Firefighters were dispatched to 204… Continue reading

Port Angeles: New Coast Guard cutter due to arrive Tuesday

The first of two new 87-foot Coast Guard cutters to be stationed in Port Angeles will arrive Tuesday. Originally the cutter Adelie was scheduled to… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Two survive 550-foot plunge down hillside

By Matthew Fritsch An Independence Day party nearly turned tragic for two Port Angeles residents when their pickup tumbled 550 feet down a hillside, ejecting… Continue reading

  • Jul 6, 2001

Sequim: Planning Commission approves annexation ordinance; city slated to grow by 46 acres

SEQUIM -- A proposed ordinance extending the north city limit has cleared the Planning Commission. No opposition to the 46-acre annexation was expressed Tuesday when… Continue reading

Carlsborg: Sheep dogs to test herding skills

CARLSBORG -- Many of the Pacific Northwest's top herders and handlers will compete this weekend during the first Wolston Farms Rainshadow Sheep Dog Trials near… Continue reading

Forks: Old Fashioned Fourth of July begins

By Gretchen Harnack FORKS -- Nearly 1,000 participants and spectators kicked off the 2001 Forks Old Fashioned Fourth of July on Wednesday. The annual Grand… Continue reading

  • Jul 5, 2001

Jefferson: Longtime former county commissioner remembered

CHIMACUM -- Services will be held Saturday for a 20-year former Jefferson County commissioner who was known for problem-solving and quiet manner. B.G. "Brownie"' Brown… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Granite Falls man enjoys orchestrating fireworks

By Matthew Fritsch PORT ANGELES -- When the aerial fireworks display was launched Wednesday night, Jim Ibea was at ground zero. The pyrotechnist from Granite… Continue reading

  • Jul 5, 2001

Port Angeles: Hundreds line downtown streets for parade

By Matthew Fritsch PORT ANGELES -- Sitting on lawn chairs, blankets and in strollers, hundreds of spectators turned out for Port Angeles' first Fourth of… Continue reading

  • Jul 5, 2001

Port Townsend: Aldrich responsible for aerial fireworks display

PORT TOWNSEND -- If you stood gazing at the whizzing, booming, crashing and flashing fireworks along the waterfront Wednesday, you have Dave Aldrich to thank… Continue reading


Ka-BOOOOOM!!! Ba-DOOOOMMM!!! But Independence Day on the North Olympic Peninsula is more than a fireworks show: * You can watch parades in Port Angeles and… Continue reading

Cape George: Fire board may grow

CAPE GEORGE -- Jefferson County Fire District No. 6 commissioners may expand the governing board from three members to five members. District Administrator Mike Eliason… Continue reading

Carlsborg: Big 5 Sporting Goods to open outlet, company confirms

A corporate official has confirmed Big 5 Sporting Goods intends to open a retail store in the Sequim area early next year. "We"ve been looking… Continue reading