Paige Dickerson

Child’s drawing depicts Quileute tribe’s fear of tsunami

LAPUSH — A 7-year-old's drawing that is now part of permanent Senate record started with a child's worst fear. Damon Allen Jones, 7, was drawing… Continue reading


Another Port Angeles burglary after power cut off; suspect rearrested

PORT ANGELES — Three more businesses had power cut and one had cash stolen by a burglar or burglars over the weekend, police said Monday.… Continue reading


Peninsula tourism efforts embrace new statewide visitor marketer

PORT ANGELES — The Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission is pitching in $5,000 to become a founding member of a new statewide visitor group. The state… Continue reading


Up to 18 teachers, 22 others could lose jobs in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — As many as 18 Port Angeles School District teachers and 22 other staff members were earmarked for layoffs by the School Board… Continue reading

Crescent School Board to consider layoffs this week

JOYCE — The Crescent School Board will consider layoffs of both teachers and other staff members when it meets Thursday. District officials estimate that state… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles to consider tenant lease clause

PORT ANGELES — Port of Port Angeles commissioners will review their lease policy for tenants who build their own structures when they meet Monday. The… Continue reading

Klallam Earth Day, others focus on Strait beaches

PORT ANGELES — An Earth Day cleanup of 58 miles of Strait of Juan de Fuca beach planned today and Saturday started with a photo… Continue reading

Quileute welcome return of whales in ceremony

LAPUSH — When the Quileute tribe sang and danced a welcome to whales at a special ceremony this week, a pod of orcas showed up… Continue reading

Spring sprucing of beaches for Earth Day by Washington Coast Cleanup

For more than 1,000 volunteers, the focus of Earth Day will be sprucing up the Pacific Coast beaches. The annual Washington Coast Cleanup on Saturday… Continue reading

Port Angeles port breaks ground for new composites ‘campus’ buildings

PORT ANGELES — With flips of a few golden shovels, the work on buildings to allow for the expansion of Angeles Composites Technologies Inc. began… Continue reading

Port Angeles-area regional fire authority proposal delayed for year

PORT ANGELES — The proposed formation of a regional fire authority, which would consolidate the Port Angeles Fire Department and surrounding Clallam County Fire District… Continue reading

Licensing office in Forks set to reopen

FORKS — The state Department of Licensing Office in Forks will reopen at its new location Wednesday after a raw sewage leak prompted the agency… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles banking on composites for its industrial future

PORT ANGELES — The success of composites industries making items ranging from snowboards to aerospace parts gives the Port of Port Angeles a vision for… Continue reading

Bainbridge Island fundraiser fights ‘the beast within’ with walk for multiple sclerosis

SEQUIM — Karen Griffiths of Sequim decided to participate in the Bainbridge Island Walk for Multiple Sclerosis on April 2 because she still can. When… Continue reading

Price Ford Lincoln to donate to Port Angeles High School for test-drives

PORT ANGELES — Price Ford Lincoln wants to get engines roaring for Port Angeles High School music. For every person who takes a car on… Continue reading

Sequim Democrat to run for Clallam County commissioner

SEQUIM — Linda Barnfather, a Sequim Democrat, is the first candidate to announce candidacy for the Clallam County commissioner seat now held by fellow Sequim… Continue reading

Quileute tribal chairwoman tells Senate committee of fear of tsunamis

LAPUSH — During five minutes of oral testimony before the Senate's Committee on Indian Affairs on Thursday, Quileute Tribal Chairwoman Bonita Cleveland talked about living… Continue reading

Quilts accepted today for Forks’ Rainfest this weekend

FORKS — “Let It Rain, Let It Pour” is the annual theme of Forks' Rainfest, which will celebrate its trademark weather with quilts, art, music… Continue reading

Quileute tribal chairwoman to testify to Senate committee about need for higher ground

LAPUSH — Quileute Tribal Chairwoman Bonita Cleveland will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on Thursday to urge quick action on a… Continue reading

Forks man tabbed as 20-millionth fare for Clallam Transit

Mike Clark has a routine: Every morning for nine years, he has boarded Clallam Transit's commuter bus in Forks to go to work at Evergreen… Continue reading