Leah Leach

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

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

Sen. Patty Murray in Port Angeles today for meetings, ceremonies for expanded veterans clinic

EDITOR'S NOTE: Sen. Patty Murray will be in Port Angeles today. Murray will help cut the ribbon on a new, expanded veterans clinic at 1:30… Continue reading

Peninsula’s VA clinic services will triple with new Port Angeles location

PORT ANGELES — The doors of an expanded outpatient clinic for North Olympic Peninsula veterans will open Tuesday. The new North Olympic Peninsula Clinic at… Continue reading

Renewing Quilcene’s aged sport court aim of fundraising drive

QUILCENE — Aside from the high school, the community basketball and tennis court next to the Quilcene Community Center is the only one in town,… Continue reading

Medicaid rule change coming, but not yet

The state Health Care Authority plans to file an emergency rule early this week that will limit recovery from Medicaid patients’ estates. “It’s still in… Continue reading

Obamacare-Medicaid: State officials to change policy that prompted Port Townsend wedding

PORT TOWNSEND — The wedding of Sofia Prins and Gary Balhorn may have contributed to saving your inheritance. The couple, both 62, were married Dec.… Continue reading

50 years ago today: Peninsula residents past and present recall the day JFK was assassinated

The day President John F. Kennedy was shot is indelibly engraved in the memories of those who lived through the shock and horror of what… Continue reading

50 years ago today: Peninsula residents past and present recall the day JFK was assassinated

The day President John F. Kennedy was shot is indelibly engraved in the memories of those who lived through the shock and horror of what… Continue reading

50 years ago today: Peninsula residents past and present recall the day JFK was assassinated

The day President John F. Kennedy was shot is indelibly engraved in the memories of those who lived through the shock and horror of what… Continue reading

Family waits, hopes for sign of Olympic National Park hiker missing for more than two months

WHAT DO YOU do when a person you love suddenly disappears? Susan Johnston trusts in God. Jinny Longfellow prays and waits for a knock at… Continue reading

Architect to reveal more details of new Sequim senior center building Tuesday

SEQUIM — Details about a proposed new $10.4 million building for the Shipley Center, formerly Sequim Senior Activity Center, will be revealed at the sixth… Continue reading

Architect to reveal more details of new Sequim senior center building Tuesday

SEQUIM — Details about a proposed new $10.4 million building for the Shipley Center, formerly Sequim Senior Activity Center, will be revealed at the sixth… Continue reading

Neah Bay athlete, tribal dancer, father dies at age 21

NEAH BAY — Drexler Dominque Doherty, who burned up the courts as a high school basketball standout, has died at the age of 21. “His… Continue reading

Neah Bay athlete, tribal dancer, father dies at age 21

NEAH BAY — Drexler Dominque Doherty, who burned up the courts as a high school basketball standout, has died at the age of 21. “His… Continue reading

Saw blade cut into context: Port Angeles Downtown Association president discusses proposed logo

PORT ANGELES — Port Angeles Downtown Association President Bob Lumens went to a couple of meetings last week with a handheld circular saw blade hanging… Continue reading

Townsfolks’ favored rendering for new arts center would modernize look of Forks

FORKS — A preliminary plan for a brick and metal Rainforest Art Center that could be lighted with varied colored lights received an “extremely positive”… Continue reading

Townsfolks’ favored rendering for new arts center would modernize look of Forks

FORKS — A preliminary plan for a brick and metal Rainforest Art Center that could be lighted with varied colored lights received an “extremely positive”… Continue reading

What makes Port Angeles unique? Consultants seek community’s input

PORT ANGELES — Giant pools of pink shimmering in the Strait of Juan de Fuca at sunrise. Or those times when sea and sky are… Continue reading

Two-ferry service on Port Townsend-Coupeville route till mid-October [**Corrected**]

PORT TOWNSEND — Although other state ferry routes will switch to fewer sailings when the fall schedule begins today, the Port Townsend-Coupeville route won't change… Continue reading