Leah Leach

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

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