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Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission to launch GeoTour

Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission to launch GeoTour

Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunt using GPS-enabled devices.

Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission to launch GeoTour

BIRD WATCH: There’s something special about cedar waxwings

Their whispering, attire and nonstop conversations are fonts of mystery.

Drop profanity ban, Port Angeles city attorney advises

“It may be well-intended, but it may be difficult if not impossible to define what profanity is,” the mayor said.

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Here are the various business meetings this week across the North Olympic Peninsula.

Minor injury reported after three-car wreck in Port Townsend

Minor injury reported after three-car wreck in Port Townsend

No one else was hurt, East Jefferson Fire-Rescue said.

Minor injury reported after three-car wreck in Port Townsend
Reunion to mark 40th Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend

Reunion to mark 40th Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend

“We’re just trying to gather people together in the same spirit that created the festival,” one organizer said.

Reunion to mark 40th Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend
Tribute concert to celebrate Peninsula music man’s love of music

Tribute concert to celebrate Peninsula music man’s love of music

Dewey Ehling died Aug. 7 of pneumonia at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle at the age of 87.

Tribute concert to celebrate Peninsula music man’s love of music
Port Ludlow Fire & Rescue adds new ambulance

Port Ludlow Fire & Rescue adds new ambulance

The purchase allows the district to rotate current units into reserve, reducing the mileage and wear on the other units and extending the life cycle of those units, officials said.

Port Ludlow Fire & Rescue adds new ambulance

Port Angeles Waterfront Center applies for tax-exempt status

The name was chosen for a new nonprofit corporation that will ultimately own and operate the center near the city’s waterfront and downtown core, officials announced.

Mourning described at overdose awareness rally in Port Angeles

Mourning described at overdose awareness rally in Port Angeles

One brother’s death reaffirmed the other’s need to share his story during a rally and walk in Port Angeles.

Mourning described at overdose awareness rally in Port Angeles
Agnew man completes wheelchair ride for accessibility amid growing fanfare

Agnew man completes wheelchair ride for accessibility amid growing fanfare

Ian Mackay rode to Portland, Ore., to underscore the need for accessible trails.

Agnew man completes wheelchair ride for accessibility amid growing fanfare
Good deeds from North Olympic Peninsula have big impact for Ohio woman

Good deeds from North Olympic Peninsula have big impact for Ohio woman

Born with spina bifida, Rebecca Stebler gets gift of mobility thanks to local efforts.

Good deeds from North Olympic Peninsula have big impact for Ohio woman

Probe continues into Port Angeles hate crime

“We haven’t referred the case yet because we can’t say positively that we have the right two people,” the police chief said.

Officials practice for mass school shooting in Sequim school drill

Officials practice for mass school shooting in Sequim school drill

The drill is part of a statewide mandate for all schools to conduct mass casualty drills.

Officials practice for mass school shooting in Sequim school drill

Peninsula burn bans modified in time for Labor Day to greenlight campfires

Both counties followed the lead of the state Department of Natural Resources, which reduced campfire restrictions on state lands west of the Cascade Mountains on Thursday.

State ferries expected to be crowded this weekend

State ferries expected to be crowded this weekend

Washington State Ferries urges passengers to arrive early and prepared.

State ferries expected to be crowded this weekend