Congress approves bill making it easier to kill sea lions

Congress has agreed to make it easier to kill sea lions threatening fragile runs of salmon in the Northwest.… Continue reading

  • Dec 16, 2018
Alexis Haire lives in the Port Angeles home she built for herself and her daughters Maddie, 7, left, and Lily, 11. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

The Home Fund, the house and the connection: Help demonstrated that no one is alone

In Alexis Haire’s life, the support that came around is now going around. Haire, 31, lives in a spacious house she built… Continue reading

Alexis Haire lives in the Port Angeles home she built for herself and her daughters Maddie, 7, left, and Lily, 11. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson commissioners approve ordinance balancing code with shooting facilities rules

In an emotional 2-1 vote, the Jefferson County commissioners approved the ordinance aimed to “harmonize” Title 18 of the Jefferson County Code… Continue reading

Winds wallop Olympic Peninsula

Strong winds flowing off the Olympic Mountains ravaged trees and knocked out power to all of Clallam County on Friday, triggering a… Continue reading

Port Angeles city manager, council member learn about challenges homeless people face

Port Angeles City Manager Nathan West and Council Member Mike French spent a night at Serenity House of Clallam County’s night-by-night shelter… Continue reading

Portable problems persist in Sequim schools

Classroom space — or lack thereof — continues to be an issue at Sequim schools, particularly for at least one teacher at Greywolf… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: County to mull deal for criminal defense services

Clallam County commissioners will consider an agreement with Clallam Public Defender for criminal defense services Tuesday. The business meeting will begin at 10 a.m. in… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Commissioners to consider county cost allocation plan

The Jefferson County commissioners are expected to adopt the 2018-19 Jefferson County Cost Allocation Plan when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday. The meeting will… Continue reading

PAHS Choir Madrigal Dinner rescheduled

The Port Angeles High School Choir’s Madrigal Dinner, which had been scheduled for Friday and Saturday night, has been rescheduled. There will… Continue reading

Crews working to restore power in Clallam

WHILE POWER WAS restored to many North Olympic Peninsula customers overnight, others were still without electrical service on Saturday. As of 3:45 p.m. Saturday, the… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend eyes jetty historic status

The Point Hudson jetty replacement project took on new life during a discussion by Port of Port Townsend commissioners at their business… Continue reading

Peninsula families can hunt for the perfect u-cut Christmas tree

Generations of families on the North Olympic Peninsula have made the search for the perfect u-cut Christmas tree part of their holiday… Continue reading

Port Angeles woman gets $350,000 in settlement with Clallam prosecuting attorney

Former Clallam County employee Tina Hendrickson’s sexual harassment lawsuit against county Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols was settled last week in an agreement… Continue reading

Jefferson County settles complaint against sheriff

Jefferson County has settled with former Sheriff’s Capt. Mike Stringer over his allegations that the sheriff attempted to improperly demote him, frequently… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles to seek lease of John Wayne Marina

Port of Port Angeles commissioners approved a long-term plan Tuesday for potentially leasing the tax district’s publicly owned John Wayne Marina east of… Continue reading

Northwest Watershed Institute study suggests reason behind eagle gathering at Dabob Bay

Why do eagles gather along more than a mile of shoreline in east Dabob Bay on Hood Canal, and what is the… Continue reading

Pearl Harbor veteran in Sequim shares memories on 77th anniversary

Today, Roy Carter lives at the Sherwood Assisted Living facility in Sequim and is looking forward to… Continue reading

Clallam County commissioners approve 2019 budget

Clallam County commissioners have approved the county’s 2019 budget, which includes a $1 million deficit and will leave $11.5 million in reserves… Continue reading

High wind watch in effect for Clallam, Jefferson counties Friday

The National Weather Service has set a high wind watch for today into tonight for Clallam and Jefferson counties, on the heels… Continue reading

Stevens Middle School target of fake bomb threats in Port Angeles

A fake bomb threat emailed Thursday morning to two teachers at Stevens Middle School was traced to Russian and Chinese IP addresses,… Continue reading