Leah Leach

Orca protection zone proposed off San Juan Island

Petitioners have requested a no-go zone for motorboats off San Juan Island to protect southern resident orcas while opponents say that such… Continue reading

Elvis evening, student play among weekend events

An Elvis dance and auction in Port Angeles and the performance of a student-written play in Port Townsend are among the weekend’s activities on the… Continue reading

Snowpack measurement topic of talk

The challenges of measuring snow in the remote Olympic wilderness will be the topic of this Tuesday’s presentation in the Olympic National… Continue reading

Twelfth Night opens tonight

Olympic Theatre Arts’ Gathering Hall will be transformed into an Elizabethan House of Revelry tonight for the first of three staged readings of… Continue reading

Author Bob Steelquist to read from book at Studium Generale on Thursday

The first presenter of 2017 at Peninsula College’s Studium Generale will be author Bob Steelquist. Steelquist will read from his book, “The… Continue reading

Contributions to Peninsula Home Fund always welcome

a safety net for local residents when they suddenly face an emergency situation and can’t find help elsewhere — continues… Continue reading

Electronic attack squadron returns to Whidbey Island

The Zappers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 130 have returned to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island after completing a… Continue reading

Pay to rise for millions as 19 states increase minimum wage

Washington state’s minimum wage will increase to $11 an hour today, the first of a multistep increase approved by voters… Continue reading

Rare red-naped sapsucker photographed near Sequim

Sally Harris had her camera focused on a Stellar’s Jay when she saw a flash of red out of the corner of her… Continue reading

ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS: Interfaith Amigos book reading set … and other items

The Interfaith Amigos will read from their book, “Finding Peace through Spiritual Practice,” at the Jefferson County Library at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.… Continue reading

Wine and magic planned New Year’s Eve

Joey Pipia will bring a little magic to the end of 2016 with a full performance of The Magic Chamber at the… Continue reading

Home Fund campaign now in its final stretch

We’re in the home stretch of the Peninsula Home Fund campaign. Although donations are accepted year-round, a special push is made between Thanksgiving and the… Continue reading

Jeep hits ice on Highway 101

A Forks man was uninjured Tuesday when he lost control of a Jeep Grand Cherokee on an icy U.S. Highway 101 and… Continue reading

Plant-based diet topic of free forum

Dr. Kip Tulin will present a free WOW! Working on Wellness Forum, “Plant-Based Eating: Good For You, Good For The World” on Wednesday,… Continue reading

PUD payment center slated to close down

The Clallam County Public Utility District’s temporary payment center at the Sequim Co-op will close permanently at 12:30 p.m. Friday. The office at… Continue reading

Free holiday meals served on Peninsula

Free holiday meals are planned on the North Olympic Peninsula on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The dinners are arranged by community. CHIMACUM Free Christmas… Continue reading

“Spirit of the Yule’ performed as Port Townsend Christmas carol

“Spirit of the Yule,” a Key City Public Theatre production which sets the world of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” in Port… Continue reading

Holiday events on Peninsula

Candlelight services and other holiday events are among the weekend’s activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. For more about the Holiday Hi-Jinx Allstar Fundraiser for… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Port Angeles holiday lights tours are underway … and other items

All Points Charters & Tours is offering tours of Christmas lights in Port Angeles through Christmas Eve. Each tour is about two… Continue reading

Consider Home Fund for last-minute Christmas gifts

Christmas. We all gather with friends and family to share warm homes and hearts, eat homemade… Continue reading