Leah Leach

More than 3,700 signatures gathered on Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center petition for park district ballot measure

SEQUIM — Volunteers have gathered more signatures than are needed to place on the Aug. 4 ballot a metropolitan park district measure to keep Sequim… Continue reading

Juan de Fuca Festival founder testifies in Washington, D.C. for arts funding

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The founder of Port Angeles’ Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts testified before a Congressional committee last week to push for… Continue reading

Sequim City Council may ask SARC to slow down on forming new tax district

SEQUIM — Which should come first: formation of a metropolitan park district or the definition of what it should do? The City Council will consider… Continue reading

Port Angeles police officer-amputee carries his spirit to children with same predicament

Sometimes the greatest achievement can be mastering a small task. Like learning how to tie your shoes when you have three partial fingers on one… Continue reading

Port Angeles police officer-amputee carries his spirit to children with same predicament

Sometimes the greatest achievement can be mastering a small task. Like learning how to tie your shoes when you have three partial fingers on one… Continue reading

Child has fever, itch — but it’s from the vaccine, not the measles

PORT ANGELES — A Clallam County preschooler with a rash suffered an adverse reaction to the measles vaccine but did not have the disease, public… Continue reading

Child has fever, itch — but it’s from the vaccine, not the measles

PORT ANGELES — A Clallam County preschooler with a rash suffered an adverse reaction to the measles vaccine but did not have the disease, public… Continue reading

Metropolitan park district measure eyed for Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center — Corrected

EDITOR'S NOTE — This has been corrected to read that Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center reserves are expected to fall below $350,000 by the end of… Continue reading

Metropolitan park district measure eyed for Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center

SEQUIM — A citizens committee working for the Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center is circulating petitions to place a metropolitan park district measure on the Aug.… Continue reading

ELECTRONIC WARFARE TRAINING — Department of Natural Resources says ‘not interested’ in participating with Navy

OLYMPIA — The state Department of Natural Resources says it isn't interested in allowing its land to be used for the Navy's proposed electronic warfare… Continue reading

ELECTRONIC WARFARE TRAINING — Department of Natural Resources says ‘not interested’ in participating with Navy

OLYMPIA — The state Department of Natural Resources says it isn't interested in allowing its land to be used for the Navy's proposed electronic warfare… Continue reading

Sequim’s SARC board to talk about options today in wake of tax levy failure

SEQUIM — Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center commissioners will discuss either re-running a levy proposal, such as the one that failed Feb. 10, or asking voters… Continue reading

3rd UPDATE — Second case of measles in Port Angeles confirmed in 5-year-old girl

EDITOR'S NOTE, ADDENDUM — Asked about whether the young girl was in school or pre-school, Dr. Locke said: "There was no school exposure" during the… Continue reading

Doll show to tug heart strings today in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — A doll of a show will dance into the hearts of visitors to the Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St.,… Continue reading

WEEKEND: Doll show to tug heart strings Saturday in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — A doll of a show will dance into the hearts of visitors to the Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St.,… Continue reading

Anderson Lake to remain closed to fishing Saturday

PORT TOWNSEND — Anderson Lake, which has been plagued with biotoxins for years, will not open to fishing Saturday, when the state lowland fishing season… Continue reading

PRIMARY RESULTS: Kilmer to face Bloom in general election

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer and challenger Todd A. Bloom will advance to the Nov. 8 general election for the 6th Congressional District seat. Kilmer, a… Continue reading

PRIMARY RESULTS: Chapman, Vrable ahead in race for Legislative District 24 state representative seat

Clallam County commissioner Mike Chapman won more than 45 percent of the vote and Port Ludlow Republican George Vrable took more than 36 percent in… Continue reading

Deconstructed fireworks found after State Patrol search in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — State Patrol troopers searched a Port Angeles home and found deconstructed fireworks after a tip that the occupant could be making an… Continue reading

Olympic National Park fires prompting no new reports

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — No growth was reported Tuesday in the four wildfires in Olympic National Park. Obstruction Point Road was reopened to the public… Continue reading