Sequim: Public hearing today on downtown plans

A third public open house on the Downtown Revitalization Project and the redesign of North Sequim Avenue will be held today in the Sequim Community… Continue reading

Airport Day will give kids a flying chance to become Young Eagles

PORT ANGELES --Saturday's third annual Airport Day and Fly In will be a "hands on" experience for many North Olympic Peninsula youngsters. It will be… Continue reading

Peninsula Briefs: Aerial spraying planned in Jefferson County

PORT HADLOCK -- Jefferson County forest landowners and managers will be applying herbicides on their property by helicopter in the coming weeks. Exact dates have… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Carnegie Library decision could come in October

PORT ANGELES -- City engineers should have a better idea by October whether to renovate or restore the historical Carnegie Library on Lincoln Street, Public… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Funeral set Thursday for woman shot to death by trooper

PORT ANGELES -- Four days after his daughter was shot to death by a Washington State Patrol trooper, Ed Hammer is trying to put his… Continue reading

Wyoming: Port Angeles couple recovering after encounter with elk herd

A Port Angeles couple will return home later this week after their vacation to Grand Teton National Park was cut short by an elk herd.… Continue reading

Here’s the schedule of today’s events

Jefferson County Fair closes today If you're into mud, today's the day for you at the Jefferson County Fair in Port Townsend. The Olympic Trail… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Coast Guard clears Swedish freighter to depart

After dominating the Port Angeles skyline for two days, a huge Swedish freighter that spilled 12,000 gallons of oil off the Oregon coast sailed away… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Investigation launched into death of woman at traffic stop

PORT ANGELES -- An investigation is under way into the exchange of gunfire that killed a Port Angeles woman and wounded a State Patrol officer.… Continue reading

Sequim: Dungeness grass fire extinguished

DUNGENESS -- A home escaped damage Friday as firefighters kept a three-acre grassfire at bay near the Dungeness Recreation Area. "It spread through the tall… Continue reading

West End: Peninsula prisons contain younger, more violent inmates

CLALLAM BAY -- Inmates in the two North Olympic Peninsula prisons are likely to be younger and more violent than prisoners were 10 years ago.… Continue reading

Freighter ordered to Port Angeles after oil spills off Oregon coast

PORT ANGELES -- A Swedish freighter docked Thursday, one day after it spilled 12,000 gallons of oil off the Oregon coast. The 654-foot car carrier… Continue reading

Jefferson: It’s fair time Friday through Sunday — and here’s the schedule

Be sure to wear your Stetson, straw hat, bowler, fedora, top hat, captain's hat or baseball cap to the Jefferson County Fair. That's so you… Continue reading

Jefferson: Road work planned

A 2.5 mile segment of state Route 115 from Nordland to Fort Flagler in Jefferson County will be resurfaced with oil and crushed rock on… Continue reading

Peninsula: Head Start official completes training

A Head Start director for Clallam and Jefferson counties recently attended a national seminar to learn how to improve the program. Janet Anderson, 49, of… Continue reading

Peninsula: Meteor shower to peak early Sunday

Night owls after midnight Saturday or early risers Sunday morning should be treated to a better Perseid meteor shower than last year, astronomers say. The… Continue reading

Port Hadlock: Robber used bb pistol to hold up bank, officials say

A Port Hadlock man was charged with one count of armed bank robbery in federal court Thursday in connection with last week's heist of a… Continue reading

Quilcene: Barges being removed from estuary

QUILCENE -- A popular shellfish site on Quilcene Bay is closed while a $600,000 restoration project is under way. The Indian George Creek Estuary will… Continue reading

Sequim: Alumni group forming

SEQUIM -- An organizing meeting of the new Sequim Alumni Association will be conducted Saturday. Held in conjunction with the first Sequim All-Schools Reunion, the… Continue reading

The Darrick Meneken outdoors column

This is truly a great summer to be a salmon angler on the North Olympic Peninsula. From the Pacific Ocean through the Strait of Juan… Continue reading