Nominations encouraged for 2019 Jefferson County Heart of Service award

NOW IS THE TIME to nominate your local hero. We are looking for people who make a difference in Jefferson County, individuals who have made… Continue reading

First responders receive free coffee in thanks for storm work

Caffeine fix provided by community donations

Port Angeles, Clallam County seek site for joint emergency center, dispatch facility

City council votes to let police, fire departments explore options with county

Port Angeles City Council OKs multi-family housing tax exemption

The Port Angeles City Council has approved a property tax exemption to give developers more incentive to build multi-family housing. The City… Continue reading

Crowd gathers for community snowball fight in Port Angeles

Organizer inspired by Tacoma event

Warming center to open in Port Townsend on Saturday

A new warming center will be opened Saturday in Port Townsend to provide a place for 20 people needing a place to… Continue reading

Sequim VFW building listed for sale after 75 years of service

A longtime fixture in downtown Sequim, the Sequim Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4760 is up for sale after nearly 75 years of… Continue reading

Port Angeles council approves wayfinding sign design

A two-thirds majority of the Port Angeles City Council has approved a final design concept for the city’s wayfinding system. The directional… Continue reading

Two District 24 lawmakers take stand on measles vaccination exemptions

OLYMPIA – Two North Olympic Peninsula legislators have said they’re supporting bills that would do away with one of three reasons now allowed for exemption… Continue reading

Burial, cremation, or…compost?

Giving a whole new meaning to “pushing up daisies,” Washington residents might be able to compost… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2019

Proposed legislation would vacate some marijuana convictions

Some convicted of misdemeanor marijuana possession might be able to apply to have the crime vacated… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2019

Fire District 3 stops chimney fire Tuesday night

Firefighters stopped a chimney fire from spreading in a Sequim log home. Residents were not hurt. Dan Orr, Clallam County Fire District No.… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Fuel removed from sunken boat in PA … and other items

All fuel has been removed from a sailboat that sank in Port Angeles Boat Haven, the state Department of Ecology said in… Continue reading

Friends remove snow for recovering coach in Port Angeles

A small army of volunteers armed with snow shovels gathered to clear snow from the home of a retired Port Angeles coach… Continue reading

DOT seeks comment on roundabout for Highway 104-Shine/Paradise Bay Road

SHINE – The state Department of Transportation’s top choice for the improvement of the state Highway 104-Shine/Paradise Bay Road intersection is a roundabout. DOT officials… Continue reading

Snow, slush, rain forecast for winter-weary Peninsula

A mix of snow and rain was forecast today on the North Olympic Peninsula, where weather-weary commuters, first responders and plow crews… Continue reading

Port Angeles council OKs department changes to save money

The Port Angeles Public Works and Utilities Department has been reorganized to consolidate core functions under key managers and promises to achieve… Continue reading

Voters approve annexation, school measures

Voters in Jefferson County approved the East Jefferson Fire-Rescue annexation and two Port Townsend school levies by wide margins during Tuesday’s special… Continue reading

Roses are red for Valentine’s Day

Danna Rosario staffs a temporary flower stand at First and Race streets in Port AngEles stocked with Valentine’s Day flowers operated by… Continue reading