Leah Leach

District 24 legislators vote for public records exemption bill

The three legislators who represent District 24 voted in favor of a bill they say improves public transparency of the legislative process. The… Continue reading

Coast Guard monitors multi-day transit of vessel after explosion

Coast Guard personnel are monitoring a 653-foot bulk carrier, with 21 crew members aboard, 120 miles west of the Columbia River entrance… Continue reading

Artist books on exhibit at Port Angeles Fine Arts Center

An exhibit of artist books will begin Saturday at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center. The reception for “Art Exhibition — Unrestricted:… Continue reading

Library ‘lock-ins’ set in Port Angeles, Forks

The North Olympic Library System will host after-hours “Lock-Ins” for teens ages 12-18 in Port Angeles and Forks. Each night’s activities wail include karaoke, crafts,… Continue reading

Wave Broadband outage fixed, spokesman says

Wave Broadband internet and some phone service was interrupted on and off Saturday, said a spokesman for the company. “It was a… Continue reading

More than 9 feet of snow at Hurricane Ridge

Too much of a good thing kept the Hurricane Ridge Road closed Friday and Saturday, with more snow predicted this week.… Continue reading

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