Leah Leach

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

Marine science center displays bones of gray whale destined to become a new exhibit

The public on Friday had a chance to see the bones of a gray whale that will some day be a new… Continue reading

New director to join Jefferson County Library

Tamara Meredith has been named the new director of the Jefferson County Library. Meredith, who currently works as the educational technology specialist… Continue reading

Behind-the-scenes look at Emily Carr’s life in Victoria set for Aug. 3

She was called Klee Wyck, “the laughing one” in the Chinook language:… Continue reading

Tree removal clears path for airlifts, commercial service at Fairchild

A federal flight restriction that blocked nighttime fixed-wing emergency airlift and commercial delivery services at Fairchild International Airport is expected to be… Continue reading

Forum for two Port Angeles council races set in July

The League of Women Voters of Clallam County will sponsor a free public forum featuring candidates for Port Angeles City Council Positions… Continue reading

Expansion eyed for Commons: EPA assistance to help add uses of Mountain View complex

The goal is to build on present plans for Mountain View Commons. And assistance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could… Continue reading

Kilmer talks federal budget, Paris accord in Olympic Peninsula News Group interview

Democrats and Republicans in Congress should hash out their own budget rather than using President Donald Trump’s “unserious” budget as a starting point,… Continue reading

‘Homespun’ fiber arts festival to weave it all together on Monday

Everything to do with the fiber arts — from sheep herding to shearing to spinning — will be examined during the Shepherds’ Festival… Continue reading

Olympic National Park constructing bilingual entrance signs

Can you speak Klallam? If not, Olympic National Park is erecting entrance signs that translate a Klallam phrase into “welcome.” A… Continue reading

Sterling service: Six Jefferson County heroes to be honored

Six volunteers — one of them a teen — will be honored with the Jefferson County Heart of Service award for 2017… Continue reading

Port Angeles School District accepting comment on Monroe School site demolition

The Port Angeles School District is accepting public comment on a determination of non-significance for the demolition of the shuttered Monroe School… Continue reading

Second Weekend Art Walk: Gold Star quilts, kimono, paintings and sculptures in Port Angeles

More than 40 quilts destined to comfort Gold Star families at the Captain Joseph House will be on display at Studio Bob… Continue reading

Toddlers’ playground in Forks built in memory of teen’s father

A girl’s dream of honoring her late father opened its gates last week after the Tod Horton On Deck Playground project was adopted… Continue reading

Sequim wins regional travel contest while Port Townsend comes in fourth

Sequim won the title of Best Northwestern Small Town while Port Townsend took fourth place in the USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice… Continue reading

Company of heroes: Eight volunteers to be given Clallam County Community Service Award

A gathering of heroes who quietly worked behind the scenes will be in the spotlight Thursday during the reception for the Clallam… Continue reading

Best small town contest ends Monday

Port Townsend has been creeping up in rankings while Sequim remained in the lead in USA Today’s online Best Northwestern Small Town contest. As of… Continue reading

Sequim, Port Townsend in Top 10 of online contest for best Northwestern small town

Two North Olympic Peninsula communities are in the top 10 in a regional online contest for the Best Northwestern Small Town, and, as of Sunday,… Continue reading