Jefferson County

Port Angeles killings: Man allegedly held woman as a ‘pet’

The judge ordered a $3 million bail for a second suspect in the triple homicide.


2 horses euthanized after vehicle hits them in Port Townsend

2 other horses that were with them were found uninjured down the road a ways.


Illness ends climate change effort in Great Pacific Race

A teammate fainted at the oars, suffering from a kidney infection.


Human error blamed for false tsunami warning in Clallam Co.

People in downtown Port Angeles and across the county’s coast heard the sirens at about noon Monday,

Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies collide

Two Jefferson County sheriff’s cars are in the shop after they were damaged by deputies colliding. The Peninsula Daily News reported that a… Continue reading

Paragliding at Fort Flagler may soon be good to fly

Paragliding at Fort Flagler State Park is a step closer to being a reality. Rainier Paragliding Club requested consideration of four sites within the park… Continue reading

Northwest Briefly: Cadaver dogs hint at human remains in Bremerton

More bones have been found at a south Kitsap County construction site where cadaver-sniffing dogs indicated the possible presence of human remains. The… Continue reading

Crews save ocean life by removing long-lost fishing gear

PORT TOWNSEND — An operation to clear Puget Sound and the North Olympic Peninsula’s waters of derelict commercial fish nets has cleared more than 10,000… Continue reading

Body near Forks may be missing tribal fisherman

FORKS — Olympic National Park officials say a hiker found a badly decomposed body of a man among driftwood on a Jefferson County beach. The… Continue reading

Young logger crushed by tree in Jefferson County

Jefferson County authorities say a young logger has died after he was crushed by a tree Thursday afternoon. The Peninsula Daily News reported)… Continue reading

Rain-swollen river floods homes on Olympic Peninsula

BRINNON — As much as 7 inches of rain have fallen over 24 hours on the east side of the Olympics where the Duckabush River… Continue reading

Shellfish poacher sentenced to prison

The Washington state Fish and Wildlife Department says the former owner of a Jefferson County shellfish company has been sentenced to 5 1/2… Continue reading

Feds weigh comments on Olympic Peninsula naval training

The U.S. Forest Service is working up responses to the thousands of comments it received about its plans for allowing the Navy… Continue reading

S’Klallam tribe raises concerns about proposed Brinnon resort

The Jefferson County commissioners will meet with the Port Gamble S’Klallam tribal council today to discuss the tribe’s environmental concerns regarding a… Continue reading