Clallam County

Sparky the Port Angeles fire engine sold but not retired

Sparky the Port Angeles fire engine sold but not retired

Among the conditions of the sale is that Sparky must be made available for Operation Candy Cane.

Sparky the Port Angeles fire engine sold but not retired

Washington attorney general seeks legislation banning assault weapons

Bob Ferguson said Wednesday he’ll ask lawmakers to introduce a bill next year to prohibit the sale of semi-automatic weapons with certain military-style features.

Sept. 19 trial set in assault-with-firearm case in Port Angeles

Keith Roberson, 55, will claim self-defense to the charges, his attorney said Friday.

Invasive crab species discovered in Washington’s inland waters

Invasive crab species discovered in Washington’s inland waters

The European green crab, which can eat clams, shellfish and young salmon, has been found in Westcott Bay, San Juan Island.

Invasive crab species discovered in Washington’s inland waters
Olympic Peninsula Humane Society issues call for help after saving abandoned dog

Olympic Peninsula Humane Society issues call for help after saving abandoned dog

The organization spent nearly all of its medical reserves saving 1-year-old Jackson, a dog taken in after two tourists found him wandering near Neah Bay.

Olympic Peninsula Humane Society issues call for help after saving abandoned dog
Great Strait Sale to go on this weekend despite state Highway 112 closure

Great Strait Sale to go on this weekend despite state Highway 112 closure

Chairwoman Sande Balch says the 61-mile community sale is still on for Saturday amid culvert work near Pysht.

Great Strait Sale to go on this weekend despite state Highway 112 closure
Registration is open for fall beach cleanup set for Sept. 17

Registration is open for fall beach cleanup set for Sept. 17

Forty seaside hikes are available for more volunteers who want to comb North Olympic Peninsula beaches for debris and haul it out.

Registration is open for fall beach cleanup set for Sept. 17
Last of public schools on Peninsula open their doors for fall

Last of public schools on Peninsula open their doors for fall

Quilcene and Brinnon students begin a new school year today.

Last of public schools on Peninsula open their doors for fall
U.S. judge: Government can keep killing salmon-eating birds in Columbia basin

U.S. judge: Government can keep killing salmon-eating birds in Columbia basin

Groups say that hydroelectric dams pose the greatest threat to the fish and that it’s unnecessary to reduce the number of fish predators by shooting thousands of cormorants.

U.S. judge: Government can keep killing salmon-eating birds in Columbia basin

Secret railroad inspection data frustrates Spokane officials

Railroads’ bridge inspection reports aren’t public documents, but a federal bill gave officials the right to request public versions last year.

FROM A WRITER’S NOTEBOOK: Love for life? Look to the birds

My good friend mentioned marriage counseling. I enviably thought of robins’ relationship.

LETTER: Be thankful for the majesty of Olympic National Park

Thanks to workers and volunteers, we’re able to enjoy the splendor right next door to us.

LETTER: Yes, obviously Cruz is a Democratic Party plant

A recent letter to the editor blew his cover in subverting Donald Trump’s candidacy.

PAT NEAL: Americans work hard for ‘the dream’

The Labor Day campout was just another example of the shrinking middle class: no au jus with our prime rib!

NEWS BRIEFS: Volunteers needed for PT haunted house … and other items

News items for the North Olympic Peninsula

Man on marathon mission runs in Olympic National Park

Man on marathon mission runs in Olympic National Park

Bill Sycalik is commemorating the National Park Service centennial with runs in every national park.

Man on marathon mission runs in Olympic National Park

State Supreme Court to hear school funding debate starting Wednesday

The hearing marks the latest development in the McCleary case — a 2012 ruling that said the Legislature has failed to fully fund education.

Elks interested in Sequim fundraiser for disabled vets as new model

Elks interested in Sequim fundraiser for disabled vets as new model

The Sequim lodge raised over $5,000 in a July 4 event, Americans Helping Our Disabled Veterans and Their Families.

Elks interested in Sequim fundraiser for disabled vets as new model