Coming Sunday: Port Townsend’s 150th anniversary saluted

Who was "Blanket Bill"' Jarman? What happened in 1893 to bring all enterprises to a crashing halt? What lifted Port Townsend on the eve of… Continue reading

Marrowstone: Ham radio demonstrations at Fort Flagler start Saturday

For the 23rd straight year, Fort Flagler State Park will place host to a ham radio demonstration organized by the Mike and Key Club of… Continue reading

Narrow canyon comes alive with images of “demons”

It doesn't have to be Halloween to see goblins, but it does take imagination. Charles A. Barnes had imagination when he spotted the Goblin Gates… Continue reading

Neah Bay: Budget includes $1.7 million for rescue tug

NEAH BAY -- A rescue tug will be stationed at the mouth of the Strait of Juan de Fuca again next winter to respond to… Continue reading

Port Angeles-Sequim: Hospital districts to be redrawn

Census 2000 information is forcing Olympic Medical Center commissioner districts to be redrawn this year. Legal counsel Craig L. Miller advised hospital commissioners of the… Continue reading

Quilcene: Teen center opens Saturday

QUILCENE -- Teen-agers are putting the finishing touches on a new teen center -- dubbed "The Shack" -- that is set to open Saturday afternoon… Continue reading

Sequim: Walkabout set for Saturday at Railroad Bridge Park

SEQUIM -- Peggy Adams, horticulturist and landscaper for the Jamestown S'Klallam Indian Tribe, will lead the public on a nature walkabout Saturday at Railroad Bridge… Continue reading

A Fitzhenry to climb Mount Fitzhenry on 80th birthday

Mountaineering is for the young at heart, but not necessarily the young. And 79-year-old Oscar Fitzhenry plans to prove it Aug. 3 when he turns… Continue reading

Clallam: Hospital board gets update on Sequim center project

Less than a month after the official ground-breaking ceremony, the new Olympic Medical Center office in Sequim is beginning to take shape. "It is coming… Continue reading

Peninsula: Whaling activists may sue over whale meat

NEAH BAY -- Olympic National Park could face a lawsuit over failing to prevent Makah tribal members from harvesting meat from a beached whale. Antiwhaling… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Concert on the Pier tonight

Pack a picnic dinner and bring along a blanket or lawn chair. - The Concert on the Pier series kicks off on Port Angeles City… Continue reading

Sequim: Sailboat moved to John Wayne Marina

A 37-foot sloop found adrift and unmanned in Dungeness Bay last week has been taken to John Wayne Marina near Sequim. Coast Guard officials said… Continue reading

Carlsborg: Ford Broncos to rumble this weekend

CARLSBORG -- A record number of entries are expected this weekend for the third annual Puget Sound Vintage Broncos Run and Show. A full schedule… Continue reading

Clallam: Commissioners get an earful over proposed tax break for farmland

About 60 people packed the Clallam County commissioners' meeting room Tuesday to voice their opinions about the proposed county Open Space Code. The proposal would… Continue reading

Jefferson: Visitor center to be expanded in a log cabin motif

The visitor center that serves as a gateway to the Olympic Peninsula for travelers from Seattle will get an overhaul next month A new, larger… Continue reading

Makah eat gray whale that washed ashore

A young gray whale that died on an Olympic National Park beach was cut up by the Makah last week, with the meat and blubber… Continue reading

Peninsula: Summer is officially here — well, almost.

According to National Aeronautics and Space Administration calculations, summer officially begins at 12:24 a.m. Thursday. That means Thursday will be the longest day of the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Reconstruction of Jefferson School begins at 8:30 a.m. today

Students, school officials and residents will gather this morning for a ceremonial groundbreaking for Jefferson Elementary School reconstruction in Port Angeles. The event begins at… Continue reading

Accused deputy killer ordered back to psychiatric hospital

PORT ANGELES -- The man accused of killing a Clallam County sheriff's deputy last August has been ordered to undergo another round of psychiatric evaluation.… Continue reading

Clallam: PUD pact with Bonneville could lead to lower rate increases

Clallam County Public Utility District customers could have something to cheer about -- even though their electricity rates will probably increase in October. Under an… Continue reading