The Coast Guard is searching for a crewman who fell off a fishing boat about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday off the Olympic Peninsula, about eight miles west of the mouth of the Queets River.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Fisheries Service says a dead newborn orca calf found on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula last week belongs to a population of endangered killer whales.
A dock that apparently was ripped away from Japanese waters by a tsunami and drifted for more than a year-and-a-half across 5,000 miles of the Pacific was spotted by the Coast Guard on the Olympic Peninsula.
A man suspected of shooting two sex offenders to death on the Olympic Peninsula left a note saying he hated sex offenders and “it had to be done,” the Clallam County sheriff said Monday.
Itching for a road trip on a three day weekend? Just a couple of hours from Seattle you can wind through wine country, check out lodges and sporting gear or get your giddy up on and explore the spirit of the West.
Within two hours’ drive of Seattle, you’ll find beautiful wineries, ocean views, Mardi Gras celebrating, antique shopping and more. Bring your Valentine and head out of Seattle for a fabulous weekend in Washington state!
A 40-foot boat that exploded at a marina on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula Tuesday evening broke windows, inflicted shrapnel-type damage on other nearby vessels and seriously injured a 78-year-old man, firefighters said.
July 15 – 17, lavender will be all around in Sequim, WA as the Olympic Peninsula celebrates with the Sequim Lavender Farm Faire and the Sequim Lavender Festival. Farm tours, street fairs, music, demonstrations and more will fill your senses during this annual weekend of Clallam County fun!
Settled in 1851, Port Townsend was originally named “Port Townshend”, by George Vancouver, for his friend the Marquis of Townshend. Found to be a safe harbor, the community thrived on fishing and shipping. Many of its original Victorian homes and beautiful early 1900′s buildings remain. And Port Townsend has become a destination for romantic weekend getaways.
Washington wine production is only second to California, according to a recent Wine Spectator article. And with a bumper crop of Washington grapes, this Spring our state is turning out some beautiful reds and whites. This weekend, you have a chance to taste from Washington’s premiere wineries on both sides of the mountains.