Peninsula’s only hospital designated rural or community wins national award

For the fourth year in a row, the Chartis Center for Rural Health has recognized Olympic Medical Center as one of the… Continue reading

PHOTO: Peninsula College staff members protest underfunding

Members of the faculty and staff of Peninsula College hold signs Tuesday at the Conrad Dyar Memorial Fountain in downtown Port Angeles to raise awareness… Continue reading

Poems on healing, comfort to be presented in Forks, Sequim

Judith Adams will present “The Poetic Apothecary: Poems for Healing and Comfort” at two North Olympic Library System branches. Adams will speak at 6 p.m.… Continue reading

Port Angeles student serves as state House page

Port Angeles High School student Abby Sanders, shown with her legislative sponsor, state Rep. Steve Tharinger, recently served as a page in the House of… Continue reading

Public libraries in Forks, Clallam Bay, Port Angeles, Sequim to be closed April 23 for training

The North Olympic Library System has announced that it will be closed Tuesday, April 23 for staff training. The closure includes the branch libraries in… Continue reading

Sequim Elks have disaster outreach planned for Friday

The Sequim Elks will host a disaster outreach project in cooperation with Clallam County Emergency Management and Clallam County Fire District No. 3… Continue reading

Truck fire blocks both directions of Highway 101 north of Quilcene

A truck fire blocked U.S. Highway 101 just north of Quilcene for about an hour Tuesday. The road was shut down at 3:56… Continue reading

Final cost of Port Angeles bridge fencing comes in low at $766,950

Barriers for Eighth Street spans cost less than engineer’s estimate, original bid

Seattle man found safe in Port Townsend after Silver Alert

76-year-old evaluated, cleared to return to family

Port Townsend AAUW revamps annual tour into Home & Kitchen Tour

The annual Kitchen Tour will show off more than kitchens this year. The new name for the 22nd year of the event,… Continue reading

Registration open now for free ‘Healing Adventure’

Survivor’s Outdoor Experience is taking registrations now for the eighth edition of the Healing Adventure, a retreat for those who have… Continue reading

Legislation to cut rape kit processing times heads to governor’s desk

A bill to reduce the processing time for sexual assault kits has passed both chambers of the state Legislature in two unanimous votes.… Continue reading

Proposed eviction-law reforms clear second floor vote

A package of tenant protections including extended eviction notice times has cleared its second floor vote in… Continue reading

  • Apr 16, 2019

Olympic Medical Center hosts health care event today

Olympic Medical Center will host group sessions on advance care planning today in observance of “Healthcare Decision Day.” Sandy Ulf conducted a session at 10… Continue reading

Activists rally for woman on hunger strike to draw attention to plight of orcas

Lanni Johnson of Snohomish, a woman determined to fast for 17 days in front of the state capitol building to dramatize the plight… Continue reading

Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County elects new board members

Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County has announced three new members on its board of directors. According to a press release,… Continue reading

Jefferson County veterans bell-ringing scheduled for April 20

Jefferson County veterans will sponsor a memorial bell ringing ceremony at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 20. The memorial service will be held… Continue reading

New officers elected to North Olympic Salmon Coalition board

The North Olympic Salmon Coalition has announced the election of new officers for its board of directors. The new officers are: Chair… Continue reading