Leah Leach

Landowner must pay costs of response after brush fire in Port Angeles; no permit obtained for what started as controlled burn

PORT ANGELES — A landowner on Hoare Road will be held liable for fire-suppression costs after a brush fire burned about a half-acre of his… Continue reading

Discover garden secrets around Port Angeles in Petals and Pathways Garden Tour on Saturday

PORT ANGELES — Gardening has been a process of discovery for Bill and Nancy Helwick. Since the two moved into their Port Angeles home three… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Discover garden secrets around Port Angeles in Petals and Pathways Garden Tour on Saturday

PORT ANGELES — Gardening has been a process of discovery for Bill and Nancy Helwick. Since the two moved into their Port Angeles home three… Continue reading

Council to discuss Port Townsend city manager’s proposed bond measure at tonight’s meeting

PORT TOWNSEND — City Manager David Timmons is recommending a ballot proposal for $4.1 million in bonds, much of it for Mountain View Commons renovation… Continue reading

Council to discuss Port Townsend city manager’s proposed bond measure at Monday’s meeting

PORT TOWNSEND — City Manager David Timmons is recommending a ballot proposal for $4.1 million in bonds, much of it for Mountain View Commons renovation… Continue reading

No girl should be left out of next year’s prom: Working Image seeks fairy godmothers for Cinderella’s Closet

PORT TOWNSEND — You could be a young woman’s fairy godmother next year by donating this year’s prom dress to Working Image. The nonprofit operating… Continue reading

Duckzilla! – it’s yellow and HUGE, and it’s there to draw attention to Great Olympic Peninsula Duck Derby

PORT ANGELES — Secured by cables against the west wind, a giant yellow edifice bobs like a duck on water on East First Street. The… Continue reading

Sound Community Bank to buy Columbia Bank Peninsula branches

Later this year, probably this fall, Columbia Bank branches in Sequim, Port Angeles and Port Ludlow will become Sound Community Bank offices. Sound Financial Bancorp… Continue reading

Contests already in place as candidate filing week opens in Clallam County

Some races already have shaped up for this year’s elections as the candidate filing period begins today. The online and in-person filing period for 34… Continue reading

Volunteers still sought to help with Holland America cruise ship stops in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce is still seeking volunteers to help welcome passengers disembarking from Holland America Line cruise ships… Continue reading

Volunteers still sought to help with Holland America cruise ship stops in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce is still seeking volunteers to help welcome passengers disembarking from Holland America Line cruise ships… Continue reading

Demolition derbies highlight Port Townsend’s Jeffco Expo this weekend

PORT TOWNSEND — Cars and trucks will smash into each other, filling the air with roars and the sound of smashing metal, during three demolition… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Demolition derbies highlight Port Townsend’s Jeffco Expo this weekend

NOTE: “Today” and “tonight” refer to Friday, April 25. PORT TOWNSEND — Cars and trucks will smash into each other, filling the air with roars… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Port Angeles rock, gem show appeals to treasure hunter in us all

PORT ANGELES — It's not just a show; it's a treasure hunt. The fourth annual Rock, Gem and Jewelry Show, sponsored by the city Parks… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Port Angeles rock, gem show to appeal to treasure hunter in us all

PORT ANGELES — It's not just a show; it's a treasure hunt. The fourth annual Rock, Gem and Jewelry Show, sponsored by the city Parks… Continue reading

Quillayute River channel dredging back on track; project at harbor in LaPush expected to begin in September

LAPUSH — Dredging of the Quillayute River at the harbor in LaPush, which had been put off since it was last done in 2011, is… Continue reading

Quillayute River channel dredging back on track; project at harbor in LaPush expected to begin in September

LAPUSH — Dredging of the Quillayute River at the harbor in LaPush, which had been put off since it was last done in 2011, is… Continue reading

Wedding shows will showcase Peninsula vendors in Port Angeles, Port Townsend, today (Saturday)

All the ingredients for a fabulous wedding are right here on the North Olympic Peninsula. That point will be illustrated at two wedding shows today… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Wedding shows will showcase Peninsula vendors in Port Angeles, Port Townsend, on Saturday

All the ingredients for a fabulous wedding are right here on the North Olympic Peninsula. That point will be illustrated at two wedding shows Saturday.… Continue reading

Family friend felled in Port Angeles: Giant sequoia tree taken down after windstorm tops it

PORT ANGELES — A 90-year-old giant sequoia tree described as a family friend was cut down this week after last weekend’s windstorm tore off the… Continue reading