Port of Port Townsend approves Sept. 13 start date for Point Hudson jetty work

As an overflow crowd of some 300 people watched and commented, Port of Port Townsend commissioners, in a 2-1 vote, approved Tuesday… Continue reading


Jefferson commissioners to help OlyCAP with Community Development Block Grant

Jefferson County commissioners have voted unanimously to again help Olympic Community Action Programs receive and administer a Community Development Block Grant from… Continue reading


Puerto Rico devastation compared to potential wreckage after Peninsula quake

Former state Rep. Jim Buck shared his experience in Puerto Rico with the Port Angeles Business Association Tuesday, comparing the response to… Continue reading


Drone comes close to hitting helicopter, Coast Guard says

A Coast Guard aircrew came within 50 feet of hitting a drone in Port Angeles on Saturday, the Coast Guard said. The… Continue reading

Buck, Zechenelly honored in state awards for their emergency preparedness work

Former state Rep. Jim Buck and and Blaine Zechenelly of Clallam County Emergency Management and Clallam Fire District No. 3 have earned… Continue reading

Free tax preparation continues at Shipley Center

IRS-certified AARP Tax-Aide volunteers continue to prepare and electronically file tax returns at several venues on the North Olympic Peninsula. The tax preparation service is… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Bentinck Island range to be used for several days; OMC gets new HR manager

The land-based demolition range at Bentinck Island will be in use Monday, March 26 through Wednesday, March 28, the Royal Canadian Navy… Continue reading

A river runs through: Olympic National Park looks for long-term road solution in Elwha Valley

Olympic National Park might not restore vehicle access to the Elwha River Valley until a long-term solution is in place, and… Continue reading

Jefferson officials to urge lawmakers to work against gun violence

According to the Jefferson County Board of Health, gun violence is a public health issue. “This is a preventable source of mortality,”… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners mull RV complaints, land use

A Sequim-area resident told the Clallam County commissioners Monday he is fed up with a neighboring property, where he said dozens of… Continue reading

Three lectures in Sequim to focus on preparing for Cascadia quake

Three Cascadia disaster preparedness talks will be held in Sunland in the coming weeks, including a new lecture by former state Rep.… Continue reading

Peninsula students show off their history knowledge for DAR contest

Three area students earned high marks for their essays submitted to the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. In the elementary/middle school… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Port Townsend port meeting location switched … and other items

The Port of Port Townsend will meet at the Port Townsend Yacht Club instead of the Point Hudson Marina Room for its… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Point Hudson jetty work topic at port meeting

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will consider alternative bid schedules for the work on the Point Hudson south jetty and the timeline for considering the… Continue reading

Good news for water supply: Olympic snowpack at 119 percent of normal

Olympic Mountain snowpack in the days before spring was 119 percent of normal, a good outlook for water resources in the dry… Continue reading

Port Angeles to be showpiece for firm’s recycled carbon fiber product

More than 150 wooden park benches will be replaced this year by a recycled carbon fiber model manufactured in Port Angeles. The… Continue reading

HUD loan deadline nears for commercial buildings in Port Townsend historic districts

The application deadline looms for loans of $1,000 to $40,000 for commercial building repairs in the Port Townsend’s historic districts. The deadline… Continue reading

Clallam Conservation District wins North Olympic Land Trust award

The North Olympic Land Trust has awarded the 2018 Out Standing in the Field Award to the Clallam Conservation District for its… Continue reading

Former Sequim Citizen of the Year remembered for her service

A lifetime of accolades for volunteering served as a reminder for the late Esther Heuhslein Nelson to keep helping others, family members say.… Continue reading

Driver flips car while swerving around deer on Highway 112

A driver who swerved to avoid a deer escaped injury when the 2002 Subaru he was driving flipped onto its top west… Continue reading