Sequim: Forum informs community about health care after Virginia Mason departs

SEQUIM -- More than 300 people went to a public forum on health care Saturday hoping to find out how they'd be affected by the… Continue reading

Sequim: Popular downtown mural needs a new home

SEQUIM -- Eight years ago, Judith Winthrop received one of the best gifts she could get -- a $300 likeness of her deceased dog painted… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Canadian begins work as mill manager at Daishowa America

PORT ANGELES -- Daishowa America Co. has hired a Canadian to oversee its pulp and paper mill operations in Port Angeles. Harold Norlund, 46, of… Continue reading

Sequim: Kosovo teen may be forced to return home

SEQUIM -- After raising $26,000 to retain student visas and attend Peninsula College, one of two teen-age students from Kosovo may be forced to return… Continue reading

Star-struck women hope to meet movie stars in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES -- Two burger purveyors have been rubbing elbows with crew members of "The Hunted," but they have yet to meet the movie's stars.… Continue reading

West End: Sinkhole opens on Upper Hoh Road

FORKS -- A portion of the Upper Hoh Road in Jefferson County was shut down Thursday morning after two logging trucks exposed a 20-foot-deep sinkhole… Continue reading

Clallam: Freeholders meet tonight

The Clallam County Charter Review Commission will meet tonight to hear reports from several county officials. Commission members are charged with reviewing the county charter,… Continue reading

Jefferson: Absentee ballots rolling in

Absentee ballots in Feb. 5 school maintenance and operations levy elections in Chimacum and Quilcene are coming in. Jefferson County elections officials issued 703 ballots… Continue reading

Peninsula families welcome USS Carl Vinson crew kin home

BREMERTON -- From her Port Townsend home, Trish Cobb waved at her son aboard the USS Carl Vinson Wednesday morning as the aircraft carrier returned… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Man remembers fire-damaged building, great uncle

For 86-year-old Harlan McNutt of Port Angeles, Wednesday's Peninsula Daily News article about the suspected arson at the Pershing Hotel brought a flood of memories.… Continue reading

Search for wanted Jefferson County residents nets only 2

Law enforcement officers went door-to-door Wednesday in Jefferson County searching for residents with active warrants for their arrests. They apprehended two people in Brinnon. Officers… Continue reading

Clallam: Officials may buy flooded properties

SEQUIM -- Clallam County will pursue federal disaster aid grant money to buy out about a dozen Kinkade Island residents affected by flooding earlier this… Continue reading

Clallam: Panel approves salary schedule for elected officials

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County commissioners approved a salary schedule Tuesday 2-1 for elected officials. The new salary plan provides automatic wage increases and cost-of-living… Continue reading

Freshwater: No public hearing on fire district switch

JOYCE -- Clallam County commissioners will consider a resolution Feb. 5 allowing Freshwater Bay residents to switch fire districts. But commissioners won't be holding a… Continue reading

Jefferson: County appeals hearings board ruling

PORT TOWNSEND -- Jefferson County may have lost one battle over its development regulations, but commissioners aren't ready to surrender just yet. Jefferson County is… Continue reading

Man charged with arson in Pershing Hotel fire

PORT ANGELES -- A 30-year-old man was charged Tuesday with first-degree arson for allegedly starting the fire that engulfed a third-floor hotel room downtown. A… Continue reading


Tears, flags, and red, white and blue will greet 3,000 crew -- plus guests -- aboard the USS Carl Vinson as they return to Bremerton… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Postmaster named best in state

PORT ANGELES --Local postmaster Ron Gates has been named Washington state Postmaster of the Year. Gates has served as Port Angeles postmaster since 1989 and… Continue reading

Sequim: Sequim Christian Academy to close

SEQUIM -- One of the North Olympic Peninsula's religious schools is closing its doors at noon Friday because of low enrollment. Sequim Christian Academy, formerly… Continue reading

West End: Bones stir chilling tale

SEKIU -- Dirty clothes, a rusty bicycle and bones teetering on the edge of a 30-foot cliff have some Sekiu residents wracking their brains for… Continue reading