Leah Leach

Forks raising funds for Gold Star Families Memorial

Organizers are appealing to the public for funds to erect a memorial for families who have lost loved ones in combat. The Gold… Continue reading


Quilcene Gallery to host first art show

The Quilcene Gallery will host, beginning today, the first-ever show since its 25-year historic restoration was completed. The building received the historic preservation… Continue reading


More Hood Canal Bridge closures begin Monday

A project to replace or repair equipment that operates the Hood Canal Bridge’s drawspan will cause intermittent closures Monday through Friday nights. During… Continue reading


Short delays expected on 101 around Lake Crescent

Guardrail installation, ditch cleaning and striping of fog lines will continue on U.S. Highway 101 around Lake Crescent this week. Drivers… Continue reading

Green art, fiber art displayed on Port Townsend Gallery Walk

Green art, fiber art and nature art are among the offerings on the Port Townsend Gallery Walk on Saturday. The monthly Gallery… Continue reading

Folk music set for Concerts in the Woods

Curtis & Loretta will perform folk music at Saturday’s Concerts in the Woods. Curtis Teague and Loretta Simonet will play at 7:30 p.m.… Continue reading

Quimper storytellers begin new season

An evening of backcountry adventure tales will kick off the 10th season of First Friday Story Night from 7 to 9 tonight.… Continue reading

PSP prompts closure of Fort Flagler, Mystery Bay to shellfishing

The state has closed Fort Flagler State Park and Mystery Bay State Park to shellfish harvesting because biotoxins that cause paralytic shellfish… Continue reading

Historical society’s 24th annual garage sale final one planned

The first day of the Clallam County Historical Society’s final big garage sale is today. The historical society’s 24th Garage Sale Around… Continue reading

Cold halts Strait swimmer as hypothermia ends historic bid

A Victoria woman had to stop her swim across the Strait of Juan de Fuca and back after almost nine hours of swimming… Continue reading

Tiny particles in smoke haze can aggravate lung, heart disease

Particles about 30 times smaller than a human hair are creating a worsening haze over the North Olympic Peninsula as northerly winds sweep smoke from… Continue reading

Rainforest Run ends, but reunion begins; motorcycle rally set for this weekend in Forks

The inaugural Rainforest Run Cycle Camp Family Reunion will be today through Sunday. The gathering will be at Cycle Camp at 1071 Mora… Continue reading

Perseids, planets on view at Hurricane Ridge

Heavens star in telescope program

North Olympic Peninsula firefighters mobilize for Buckshot Fire

Eleven firefighters and three engines from the North Olympic Peninsula are working to help contain a blaze in Grant County near Mattawa. The… Continue reading

Winners of Port Angeles parade announced

The Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the Fourth of July Parade. Prizes were awarded in three… Continue reading

Tickets available now for OTA benefit concert

Advance tickets are on sale now for “Rough Cut,” an Olympic Theatre Arts benefit concert set for 7:30 p.m. July 20. Nolan Murray… Continue reading

Fourth of July to be celebrated today across Peninsula

Fireworks are planned in Port Angeles, Port Townsend, Forks and Neah Bay today while Sequim will celebrate the Fourth of July with a patriotic concert.… Continue reading

Bright mural to dress up courtyard at Olympic Medical Center

Olympic Medical Center has unveiled an 18-foot mural that took the work of more than 100 Port Angeles High School students as… Continue reading

Federal funds to go to Quilcene hatchery

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has announced $50 million in approved funding to rebuild some U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service infrastructure,… Continue reading

Sequim Starbucks among 8,000 that closed for anti-bias training

By Terry Tang and Joseph Pisani The Associated Press The Sequim Starbucks is among the more than 8,000 U.S. stores that were closed for a… Continue reading