Leah Leach

Olympic Hot Springs Road repair to begin; road to be closed to all beginning Monday

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — Work will begin Monday to create a one-lane bridge that allows visitors to drive to areas of Olympic National Park that… Continue reading

Port Angeles sea captain, veteran Bill Larson to be remembered at service Tuesday

PORT ANGELES — The late Bill Larson was probably best known on the North Olympic Peninsula as the first captain of the ocean-going Lady Washington,… Continue reading

Tall ships in Port Ludlow for public tours and excursions

PORT LUDLOW — The tall ship Lady Washington, the official ship of the state of Washington, and her companion ship, Hawaiian Chieftain, are in Port… Continue reading

WEEKEND REWIND: Mural to depict Elwha Klallam tribe’s Strong People tale

PORT ANGELES — A mural depicting a fundamental story of the Klallam people has been started on a wall at The Gateway transit center. Artist… Continue reading

INDEPENDENCE DAY: Day of celebration in Sequim to raise funds for disabled veterans

SEQUIM — If a fundraiser for disabled veterans at the Sequim Elks Club this Fourth of July is a success, the idea could be picked… Continue reading

Mural to depict Elwha Klallam tribe’s Strong People tale

PORT ANGELES — A mural depicting a fundamental story of the Klallam people has been started on a wall at The Gateway transit center. Artist… Continue reading

INDEPENDENCE DAY: Day of celebration in Sequim to raise funds for disabled veterans

SEQUIM — If a fundraiser for disabled veterans at the Sequim Elks Club this Fourth of July is a success, the idea could be picked… Continue reading

INDEPENDENCE DAY: Day of celebration in Sequim to raise funds for disabled veterans

SEQUIM — If a fundraiser for disabled veterans at the Sequim Elks Club this Fourth of July is a success, the idea could be picked… Continue reading

Public comment sought on historic Enchanted Valley chalet until Aug. 31; Port Angeles meeting set Monday

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — Should the historic chalet in Enchanted Valley be torn down, provided with a new foundation or left as is? Or do… Continue reading

Peninsula to rehearse for quake, tsunami disaster scenario

This week’s massive Cascadia Rising rehearsal for disaster will involve people all across the North Olympic Peninsula. The regional drill will be largely a tabletop… Continue reading

North Olympic Peninsula law enforcement to carry Special Olympics torch today

Law enforcement from across the North Olympic Peninsula will carry the Special Olympics torch today. The Law Enforcement Torch Run precedes the start of the… Continue reading

Film crew shoots Peninsula’s Lumber Traders Inc. for PBS

PORT ANGELES — Lumber Traders Inc. will be part of a Public Broadcasting Service special. The holding company — which is made up of Hartnagel… Continue reading

HOMETOWN HEROES: Six volunteers to be honored with Community Service Awards this Thursday in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — A gathering of heroes, some unsung for decades as they quietly worked behind the scenes, will be in the spotlight Thursday during… Continue reading

HOMETOWN HEROES: Six volunteers to be honored with Community Service Awards this Thursday in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — A gathering of heroes, some unsung for decades as they quietly worked behind the scenes, will be in the spotlight Thursday during… Continue reading

WEEKEND REWIND: Sequim private school teacher accused of sex crimes is fired, replaced

SEQUIM — The principal and head teacher of a Sequim-area private school who has been charged with 12 counts of sexual misconduct with children has… Continue reading

Sign-up starts Sunday for pilot Port Angeles program aimed at reducing teen pregnancy, risks

PORT ANGELES — Parents and their children can sign up Sunday for a pilot program aimed at reducing teen pregnancy and other risks to adolescents.… Continue reading

Tickets still available for Saturday benefit for Captain Joseph House Foundation in Port Angeles

SEQUIM — A few seats are still available for the fourth annual Captain Joseph House Foundation dinner and auction this Saturday. The benefit for the… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Registered or not, all are welcome at beach cleanups across the Peninsula

Registration is still open for volunteers to help clean beaches Saturday during the Washington Coast Cleanup. A particular need is for more volunteers on the… Continue reading

Sign-up starts Sunday for pilot Port Angeles program aimed at reducing teen pregnancy, risks

PORT ANGELES — Parents and their children can sign up Sunday for a pilot program aimed at reducing teen pregnancy and other risks to adolescents.… Continue reading

Tickets still available for Saturday benefit for Captain Joseph House Foundation in Port Angeles

SEQUIM — A few seats are still available for the fourth annual Captain Joseph House Foundation dinner and auction this Saturday. The benefit for the… Continue reading