Navy to take feedback on special operations training plans through March 23

The Navy has extended the public comment period on a draft environmental assessment for special operations training in Jefferson County to March… Continue reading

Five finalists named for Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Citizen of the Year

A trail and bird enthusiast. A schools, sports and environment advocate. A historian and preserver of local history. An Irrigation Festival mainstay. An… Continue reading

Coast Guard cutter Active returns to Port Angeles after seven-week deployment

The crew aboard the Coast Guard cutter Active have returned to their homeport in Port Angeles following a seven-week counter-drug and fisheries… Continue reading

New Port Townsend school to teach bicycle maintenance in first for region

It takes more than air in the tires to keep a bicycle on the road or trail. A new school being launched… Continue reading

Peninsula schools and Peninsula College post delays, closure for inclement weather

Port Angeles Buses will run on snow routes, and there will be no preschool. For more information, visit the Port Angeles School District website at… Continue reading

Candidate announces for District 3 county commission seat race

A founding member and the chairman of the Jefferson County Young Democrats has announced his candidacy for the District 3 seat on… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Forum on kid safety slated … and other items

A forum aimed at beginning the community conversation on sexual abuse, assault and misconduct, “Keeping Our Kids Safe” is set for 6:30 p.m.… Continue reading

Man presumed drowned near Hood Canal Bridge identified

A man who was presumed drowned in the waters near the Hood Canal Bridge on Sunday has been identified as Terrance Lavergne.… Continue reading

Fire prompts Sequim Elks Club evacuation

About 20 people were evacuated from the Sequim Elks Lodge during a Bloodworks Northwest blood drive after smoke caused by a long-smoldering fire… Continue reading

Neah Bay woman receives national honor

Julie Johnson, current Washington State Committeewoman for the Clallam County Democratic Party and vice-chair of the 24th Legislative District Democrats, has received… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Game Face screening set for Thursday … and other items

Game Face, a documentary about Fallon Fox, MMA’s first transgender pro fighter, and Terrence Clemens, one of the first openly gay collegiate… Continue reading

Man missing, thought drowned near Hood Canal Bridge

A man is missing and presumed drowned in the waters near the Hood Canal Bridge. Chief Criminal Deputy Art Frank of the… Continue reading

Quinault Tribe’s oldest member dies at 100

The Quinault Tribe’s longest living member died peacefully in his sleep recently. Clifford “Soup” Corwin, 100, died Feb. 10, the tribe said in… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Field carrier practice set to start today; Agent of the month chosen

Field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft stationed at Outlying Field will commence early to midafternoon Friday. Aircraft carrier-based flight training also will… Continue reading

Updates on Elwha River bridge to be given this week in Port Angeles, Forks

The state Department of Transportation will give several updates on its efforts to replace the Elwha River bridge on U.S. Highway 101… Continue reading

Man dies after boat capsizes near Deep Creek; woman makes it to shore

A Clallam County man died overnight Saturday near Deep Creek after the boat he and his girlfriend were in capsized, said Sgt. John… Continue reading

Children sue state for tougher climate policy

Environmental activists are suing Washington state, the latest state-level effort to boost use of renewable energy. Thirteen… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Main Street holds event for members; Clallam County Sheriff’s Office Chain Gang busy

The Port Townsend Main Street Program held its annual membership event at The Old Whiskey Mill. The event was attended by 85… Continue reading

Meet-and-greets planned with candidates for Port Angeles schools superintendent

The four candidates for the next Port Angeles School District superintendent will be introduced in a series of public forums this week.… Continue reading

Port Townsend Rhododendron Festival royalty named

Outgoing 2017 queen Lauren Montgomery, left, holds the proclamation as newly installed 2018 Port Townsend Rhododendron Festival queen, Ashley Rosser, announces that… Continue reading