Wildlife officials in Washington state have said British Columbia and U.S. federal and state agencies will work together to track, trap and eradicate Asian giant hornets in the Pacific Northwest. The agencies will set out bottle traps for 22 consecutive weeks, from July to November. Trapping methods will be slightly different from last year
Blustery weather swept through communities across western Washington on Thursday. Port Townsend saw wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour, the highest in the state. A High Wind Warning was issued in the Admiralty Inlet area from 10 a.m. Thursday to 10 a.m. Friday.
A man who abandoned an fatally overdosing man in a Port Townsend hospital parking lot has been sentenced on related federal charges.
One person was stabbed aboard a Port Townsend ferry and both suspects are now in custody, according to Washington State Patrol Trooper Chelsea Hodgson.