Leah Leach

Iconic Port Angeles store closing: Necessities & Temptations liquidation sale begins today

Necessities & Temptations gift shop, a fixture at the corner of Laurel Street and Railroad Avenue for 21 years, is closing. “Sometimes… Continue reading


LETTER: Pastor Tony in Port Townsend should not be judged

Two years ago I sat with Pastor Tony for several hours at the bedside of a dying friend (fellow atheist) of mine. I was impressed… Continue reading


Inslee bid called good for state: Area legislators comment on governor’s campaign for president

Gov. Jay Inslee’s bid for the presidency will bring attention to both the state and the critical issue of climate change, said local… Continue reading


Survivor tells heart health education luncheon of living through ‘sudden death’

Robin Tweter had complained mightily to her doctor about the defibrillator implanted into her chest after she was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy. It… Continue reading

Massive snowfall brings out the best of many

if it isn’t repeated any time soon. Three snow storms dumped piles of snow measured in feet… Continue reading

Makah tales to kick off Chautauqua Vaudeville Extravaganza Weekend

Walter McQuillen, a chief of the Waatch village of the Makah who grew up in Port Townsend, will speak Saturday about the… Continue reading

Michele D’Amour and the Love Dealers brng blues to Coyle

Michele D’Amour and the Love Dealers will perform in the Concerts in the Woods series at 3 p.m. Sunday, weather permitting. “This will… Continue reading

Kilmer discusses hospital reimbursement in Port Angeles town hall meeting

Shutdown, Snake River dams, changes needed in Congress also examined

Early music, international pieces to be performed at Peninsula College

Two founding members of Ensemble Electra, Vicki Boeckman and Jillon Stoppels Dupree, will return to the Maier Hall Concert Series at 7… Continue reading

End of shutdown prompts relief, fears

Olympic National Park will reopen its visitor center today and staff will return to work Monday to begin preparing other areas, now… Continue reading

Park to re-open; donations continue to be accepted for Coast Guard

Olympic National Park is expected to be re-opened by Monday — perhaps as soon as Sunday… Continue reading

Local groups offer assistance to federal workers during shutdown

The Clallam County Democrats are the most recent group of North Olympic Peninsula residents to announce action to help federal workers affected… Continue reading

Sequim legislator co-sponsors bill to make daylight saving time permanent

State Sen. Kevin Van De Wege is co-sponsoring legislation to put Washington state on record as favoring year-long daylight saving time, if Congress… Continue reading

Peninsula residents create safety net through Home Fund

You did it. You created a safety net for our neighbors on the North Olympic Peninsula. Thank you. Despite stock market jitters and the press… Continue reading

Party leaders to face off in United Way Hot Wings Contest tonight

The gauntlet has been thrown and the challenge accepted: county political party leaders will battle with hot wings. Matthew Rainwater, Clallam County… Continue reading

Drill and rifle competition set Saturday

Roughriders are among the students from seven schools who will participate in a drill and rifle competition from 9:30 a.m. to 5… Continue reading

Port Angeles chamber to honor community contributors

The Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced its finalists for its 2018 Citizen of the Year and five other awards.… Continue reading

Play about 1939 Chimacum Grange to be cast next week

Auditions for the world premiere of a one-act play written by a Port Townsend author, “The Grange,” are planned from 3 p.m. to… Continue reading

Peninsula Home Fund campaign nears end but benefits will continue all through 2019

New Year’s Eve — is the last day of the 2018 campaign for donations to the Peninsula Home Fund. All contributions to the… Continue reading