Leah Leach

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

Sea lion necropsy unearths surprising cancer finding

Old age beached a Steller sea lion that was euthanized after it was found dying on shore in January, but a finding… Continue reading

The Answer for Youth to host public open house at new Port Angeles location

The Answer for Youth has moved — and the public is invited to see the new quarters and the Sprouting Hope Greenhouse… Continue reading

Exercise can be a miracle drug, doctor says

Dr. Tim Guthrie will present a free WOW! Working on Wellness Forum on the benefits of exercise at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. Guthrie will… Continue reading

Eye on Olympia: Elwha River bridge funds in transportation budget proposal

Funding for a new bridge across the Elwha River on U.S. Highway 101 west of Port Angeles has been included in the state… Continue reading

Thérèse: The Story of a Soul set for tonight at Queen of Angels Church

“Thérèse: The Story of a Soul,” the live theatrical one-woman drama performed by actress Audrey Ahern and directed by Patti Defilippis of… Continue reading

Chimacum voters to weigh in on levy proposal

Chimacum School Superintendent Rick Thompson is optimistic that voters will approve a four-year educational maintenance and operation levy Tuesday — but he’s not… Continue reading

Students sweep Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition

Port Angeles High School students took first, second and third place overall at the American Society of Civil Engineers Popsicle Stick Bridge… Continue reading

Republicans celebrate, hope for brighter future

Republicans in Clallam and Jefferson counties celebrated the inauguration of Donald Trump as president and talked of their hopes for eased business regulations, more freedom… Continue reading