NEWS BRIEFS: Port Townsend school evacuates … and other items

Students and staff evacuated Grant Street Elementary School briefly after the main school building filled with smoke. The smoke was from a… Continue reading

PHOTOS: Port Townsend parade ‘Off to Rhodyland’

The Port Townsend Rhododendron Festival Grand Parade on Saturday had some 107 entries. It was followed by the… Continue reading

Peninsula Behavioral Health’s Horizon Center will be moved to make space for the William Shore Memorial Pool expansion. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Angeles pool to expand

William Shore Memorial Pool now has land for its $12 million expansion and officials expect to break ground for the expansion next… Continue reading

Peninsula Behavioral Health’s Horizon Center will be moved to make space for the William Shore Memorial Pool expansion. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Angeles seeks grant for after-school child care at pool

The city is seeking a $750,000 grant to fund an after-school child care facility at the soon-to-be expanded William Shore Memorial Pool… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Commissioners to continue Pleasant Harbor Resort deliberation

The three Jefferson County commissioners will continue deliberations on the proposed Pleasant Harbor Master Planned Resort at a meeting that will begin at 9 a.m.… Continue reading

A crash involving multiple vehicles shut down both directions of the Hood Canal Bridge late Thursday. (KOMO News)

Hood Canal Bridge claims life of Port Ludlow woman; span closed for hours

A Port Ludlow woman died late Thursday afternoon in a six-vehicle collision on the two-lane Hood Canal Bridge, closing the bridge for eight… Continue reading

A crash involving multiple vehicles shut down both directions of the Hood Canal Bridge late Thursday. (KOMO News)

Former Port Angeles Mayor Patrick Downie dies after returning home

Former Mayor Patrick Downie, who battled cancer while ushering the city through difficult times, died Thursday. He was in his mid-70s. Current… Continue reading

Port Angeles’ chief administrator plans to retire

The former fire chief and once-reluctant leader who has served as the city of Port Angeles’ top administrator for six years will… Continue reading

Jamestown oyster farm in wildlife refuge now on hold

Permitting for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s proposed oyster farm at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is on hold until at least a mid-November hearing… Continue reading

Clallam wants input on fireworks from tribes, public

The Clallam County Board of Commissioners is considering banning consumer fireworks countywide but first wants input from local tribes and the public.… Continue reading

Autopsy set for Port Angeles man who died after motorcycle wreck

An autopsy will be conducted today on a 70-year-old motorcycle rider who was conscious and calm following a mid-day Sunday wreck and… Continue reading

Clallam plans to replace culvert where bluff is eroding near Port Angeles

A poorly-designed culvert has hastened the erosion of a bluff canyon east of Port Angeles, forcing a temporary road closure and an… Continue reading

UPDATE: Officials say hiker who had gone missing likely died from 300-foot fall

Jeremiah Adams likely died from a 300-foot fall into a ravine, the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday, a day after… Continue reading

Rhody Run marks anniversary on last day of Rhody Fest in Port Townsend

Celebrating the Big 4-0 can be a fun time, especially when you invite a crowd to help fete the milestone — and… Continue reading

Sprint boat races to resume in Port Angeles; Company that owns property bought out

Sprint boat races will return to Port Angeles after the buyout of the company that owns the property Extreme Sports Park sits… Continue reading

Sequim School District cuts provisional employees

Sequim School District has issued notices to provisional employees that their contracts will not be renewed for the next school year. But Randy… Continue reading

Sequim City Council member Leonard-Ray to resign

Sequim City Council member Pam Leonard-Ray has announced she’s putting family first and stepping down from office effective later this month. Her plan,… Continue reading

Albert Haller Foundation grant applications available

The Albert Haller Foundation is now accepting grant applications for 2018. Applications are due by 4 p.m. July 9, at the United… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Paddling class slated for Tuesday … and other items

“A Paddler’s Guide to Safety” class offered by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary No. 41 is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday. Preregistration… Continue reading

Regional lawmakers win Association of Washington Cities awards

Two state lawmakers from Sequim have been named 2018 City Championship Award recipients by the Association of Washington Cities. Sen. Kevin Van De… Continue reading