Peninsula: Suicide pact was planned for months

When Jimmie Shreve became the caregiver for Elizabeth MacNeille last August, they had an reached an understanding -- they would both kill themselves together. They… Continue reading

Port Angeles: 150 mourn woman killed during traffic stop

PORT ANGELES -- Five-year-old Lanna is now the center of attention for family and friends of her mother, Rosa Hammer. Ms. Hammer, killed Aug. 9… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Babe Ruth girls eliminated from World Series

ABBEVILLE, La. -- Port Angeles ended its 16-and-under Babe Ruth fastpitch season Thursday as the fourth-best team in the country. The locals dropped Pitt County,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Details about fatal confrontation emerge

One week after a confrontation that left a Port Angeles woman dead, details about the shooting are emerging from authorities in Kitsap County. Rosa Hammer,… Continue reading

Port Ludlow: Drainage district fees set for neighborhood

PORT LUDLOW -- North Bay neighborhood property owners will be assessed to help fund a new drainage district. Jefferson County commissioners approved an ordinance Wednesday… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Resident to buy rescue boat for Fire Department

PORT TOWNSEND -- The Fire Department will have its own rescue boat by October, thanks to a generous donation from a city resident. Richard Camfield… Continue reading

Sequim: Gas station work delayed for environmental review

SEQUIM -- An oversight in a state Environmental Protection Act review has resulted in a temporary construction delay of a new service station. "We've had… Continue reading

Clallam: 81st county fair opens today for four-day run

The Clallam County Fair opens its gates at 8 a.m. today to the traditional sights and sounds of 4-H animal competitions. It closes its 81st… Continue reading

Mount Rainier-type glacial event possible on Peninsula, but wouldn’t be as extensive

Olympic National Park has hundreds of glaciers, but a "burst" like that which triggered an alert below Mount Rainier late Tuesday night would be less… Continue reading

Peninsula: Woman dies in failed double-suicide pact

PORT TOWNSEND -- A 54-year-old disabled woman was shot to death by her live-in caregiver in an apparent failed double-suicide pact. Elizabeth MacNeille of Hancock… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Marijuana found in truck tied to fatal shooting

More than a pound of marijuana was found in a pickup truck following a fatal confrontation between a Port Angeles woman and a Washington State… Continue reading

Port Angeles: New cutter to be commissioned Friday

PORT ANGELES -- The cutter Adelie will be commissioned into service at noon Friday in ceremonies at the Coast Guard station on Ediz Hook. While… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Adult care home closed by state

PORT TOWNSEND -- The state Department of Social and Health Services has revoked the license of an adult family home. Townsend Manor, which served five… Continue reading

West End: CenturyTel gets Alltel makes unsolicited $6.1 billion bid from Alltel

Alltel Corp. executives declined to say Wednesday whether they would pursue a hostile takeover of CenturyTel Inc. after the communications provider rejected its $6.1 billion… Continue reading

What happened at Mount Rainier?

The Associated Press LONGMIRE -- Melting glacier water continued to strip debris from a flank of Mount Rainier on Wednesday, sending car-sized boulders downstream and… Continue reading

  • Aug 16, 2001

Center: Pilot must trailer his plane home to Oregon after emergency landing in field

CENTER -- An antique plane will return to its Oregon home on land instead of the air this week after an emergency landing in a… Continue reading

Peninsula: Burn ban imposed in National Park, Forest

Citing recent dry conditions, Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest officials jointly instituted a ban on open fires, effective today. "With the number of… Continue reading

Peninsula: Jefferson, Clallam jobless rates in different directions

Unemployment last month on the North Olympic Peninsula improved slightly in Jefferson County, but rose 0.4 percent in Clallam County. Jefferson County posted a 5.1… Continue reading

Peninsula: Toxins force closure of shellfish harvesting areas

Clallam County on Tuesday banned shellfish harvesting from the mouth of the Dungeness River east to Discovery Bay because of dangerous toxins. The announcement was… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Port could choose new executive director next week

PORT ANGELES -- Port commissioners anticipate holding an executive session next week to select a new executive director from three finalists, interim director Clyde Boddy… Continue reading