Leah Leach

Inaugural awards program honors six in Port Angeles

Marsha Robin, who has been described as a volunteer “jack-of-all-trades,” was selected the Citizen of the Year in the inaugural Port Angeles… Continue reading

Pirate Pete’s Week celebrated at Peninsula College

Peninsula College will host Pirate Pete’s Week, the college’s annual spirit week, with daily events on the Port Angeles campus beginning Tuesday.… Continue reading

Snow hits West End; sunny but cold weather expected for rest of week

State and Clallam county road crews dug out roadways and Clallam County Public Utility District crews worked to reconnect electrical power customers at the northwest… Continue reading

Roads open, power restored on West End

Roads were open and all electrical power restored in the Clallam Bay-Sekiu area Wednesday after residents awakened to 9 to 12 inches… Continue reading

Forks Festival of Trees this weekend

Nineteen decorated trees will be auctioned off to benefit a variety of Soroptimist International of the Olympic Rain Forest programs this weekend. The… Continue reading

Peninsula voter turnout surpasses state’s

Voter turnout on the North Olympic Peninsula was quite a bit higher than the turnout statewide. In Jefferson County, 62.31 percent of registered voters returned… Continue reading

Festival of Trees offers view of decorations, gingerbread houses in Port Angeles

The Festival of Trees Gala made a record $119,000 Friday night during its auction and organizers expect the festival to bring in… Continue reading

EDC to host ‘Power of Play at Work’

The Clallam Economic Development Corporation will present “The Power of Play at Work” on Monday, Nov. 20. The presentation — set from… Continue reading

Season’s rain, wind begins: Storms also expected today, Saturday after Tuesday blow

The first storm of the fall season blew into the North Olympic Peninsula on Tuesday, with a second storm forecast today and a third Saturday.… Continue reading

Extreme low flows in West End rivers prompt closures to protect salmon

River flows so low they impede salmon returning to rivers to spawn are prompting emergency fishing closures on several West End rivers beginning Monday. The… Continue reading

Overnight closure set for Hood Canal Bridge

The Hood Canal Bridge will be closed intermittently between 10 p.m. tonight and 4 a.m. Friday for construction work. Crews working for the… Continue reading

Voter forums planned in Port Angeles, Sequim, Forks

The first three of four Clallam County League of Women Voters forums are set for Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The free public forums held across… Continue reading

Comment period extended for draft plan on Olympic National Park mountain goats

The public comment period on a draft Mountain Goat Management Plan Environmental Impact Statement has been extended to allow more time… Continue reading

Chetzemoka Park rain garden aims to keep pollutants out of Port Townsend Bay

A collaborative project on dry land aims to help keep pollutants out of Port Townsend Bay. Work from several parties, including by… Continue reading

Cleanup removes some 6 tons of debris from Pacific, Strait beaches

More than 650 volunteers cleared some 6 tons of debris from Washington’s Pacific Coast and Strait of Juan de Fuca beaches during the International Coastal… Continue reading

Child safety seat inspections available on Peninsula

Carrie Johnson of Dungeness wants to keep children safe. That’s why she works as an unpaid volunteer to check child safety seats. Johnson is a… Continue reading

Brinnon man dies after fall from jet ski

A retired electrician who had moved to Brinnon about a year and a half ago was identified as having died Thursday after falling… Continue reading

Anniversary of terrorist attacks noted today

First responders will be honored and volunteers will provide service to their community today on the anniversary of the 2001 terrorist acts… Continue reading

Highway 101 around Lake Crescent closed for up to four days beginning Monday

Four days. Friday’s announcement that U.S. Highway 101, the major route to and from the West End, will be closed around Lake… Continue reading

Registration open for the 2017 International Coastal Cleanup

Registration is open now for volunteers who want to participate in the 2017 International Coastal Cleanup on Sept. 16. Volunteers can select from among 16… Continue reading