National Adoption Day celebrated at ceremony in Clallam

Miles Bennett, 2, has been a member of the Bennett family since he was born, but on Thursday — National Adoption Day… Continue reading


Free community feasts planned on Peninsula for Thanksgiving

Free community feasts are planned on the North Olympic Peninsula on Thanksgiving Day and on days leading up to the annual holiday. The first feast… Continue reading


Port of Port Townsend mulls 3 percent CPI rate hike

Change continues at the Port of Port Townsend as commissioners heard a first reading of proposed new rates and discussed an organizational… Continue reading


Jefferson County trespassing ordinance discussed

Jefferson County commissioners have sent a proposed Facility Trespass Ordinance back to staff for revisions. Commissioners directed that the revision should incorporate… Continue reading

Speed limit cut proposed for Shine Road

The safety concerns of Shine Road residents have sparked a move to lower the speed limit from 35 mph to 25 mph… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles panel approves $10.2 million budget

Connie Beauvais split from her two Port of Port Angeles commissioner colleagues Tuesday, voting against a 1 percent property tax increase for… Continue reading

Memorial service in Gardiner honors Medal of Honor recipient

Marvin Shields is the only Seabee to have been given the honor

Permits in process for holiday season shows at Lincoln Theater

Owners want to turn venue into nonprofit performing arts space

Lot rezoned at Olympic Medical Center to allow for parking expansion

Olympic Medical Center has had a residential lot rezoned to allow for a potential parking expansion at its Port Angeles campus. The… Continue reading

‘The most important thing’: Rear admiral talks service at Port Angeles Veterans Day event

On the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, people crowded into a hangar at U.S. Coast Guard Air Station/Sector… Continue reading

Governor appoints replacement for Clallam County Superior Court judge

Gov. Jay Inslee this week selected Brent Basden of Port Angeles to replace outgoing Superior Court Judge Chris Melly, who is resigning… Continue reading

Quilcene-Brinnon Garden Club donates funds for community programs

Plants and trees aren’t just beautifying South County homes and communities this year. Their sales, generated by the Quilcene-Brinnon Garden Club, have resulted… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council to consider 1 percent levy increase

The Port Angeles City Council is expected to approve next week a 1 percent property tax levy increase. The council passed a… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Police chase suspect on Port Angeles east side … and other items

City police on Thursday were searching for Severin Haase, who they said fled into a ravine on the east side of Port… Continue reading

Port Angeles 10th Street work slow but steady

Crews are making “steady progress” on 10th Street reconstruction in west Port Angeles despite periods of rain, a city engineer said Wednesday.… Continue reading

School closed today in Port Angeles; closure announced as negotiations continue

Port Angeles schools will be closed today as paraeducators prepare to strike after negotiations over wages stalled. Teachers have said they will… Continue reading

Work begins on Jefferson Street sidewalk extension in Port Townsend

Work has begun on the Jefferson Street Sidewalk Extension project intended to make the area more walkable, increase parking spaces and provide… Continue reading

State unemployment rate falls again

Washington state added 12,400 jobs in October and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for October was 4.3 percent according to the Employment Security… Continue reading

Land trust to honor Lydiard’s legacy at annual gathering

Before his death in 2007, Harry Lydiard — a veterinarian and one-time Clallam County commissioner — left a legacy of land that… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: School gets locked down by gunshots … and other items

The Quilcene School District was locked down Wednesday afternoon for a brief time after gunshots were reported in the area. Principal Sean Moss… Continue reading