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

Another arborist says Lions Park sequoia safer than first reported

A consulting arborist who climbed the Lions Park sequoia this week said the 110-foot-tall tree is not as dangerous as city officials… Continue reading

Gathering planned Sunday at Lions Park sequoia tree

A community gathering for the Lions Park sequoia is planned for Sunday. The holiday-themed “Secret Sequoia” gathering will be from 2 p.m.… Continue reading

Inslee proposes capital gains tax in new budget

Gov. Jay Inslee is proposing a new capital gains tax and an increase in business taxes… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2018

Governor proposes major steps for orca recovery

With scientists warning that the Northwest’s beloved orcas are on the brink of extinction, Gov. Jay Inslee… Continue reading

  • Dec 14, 2018
Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News Christmas lights and temporary seating are part of the present interior of the Lincoln Theater in Port Angeles, shown here from the balcony during intermission for Snow White and the Five Housemates.A balcony.

‘Snow White’ not the end of the story: Lincoln Theater in Port Angeles expected to house another holiday production in 2019

“Snow White and the Five Housemates” has started a new tradition at the Lincoln Theater, said Marc Abshire, Port Angeles Regional Chamber… Continue reading

Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News Christmas lights and temporary seating are part of the present interior of the Lincoln Theater in Port Angeles, shown here from the balcony during intermission for Snow White and the Five Housemates.A balcony.

NEWS BRIEFS: Closures on Thursday for bridge … and other items

Motorists can expect up to four closures of the Hood Canal Bridge from 10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20 to 2 a.m. Friday, Dec.… Continue reading

After 18 years, Jefferson County PUD commissioner attends final meeting

After 18 years of helping to guide the Jefferson County Public Utility District from his District 3 commissioner’s seat, Wayne King has… Continue reading

Trailer theft leaves Boy Scouts without $900 in camping equipment

Stolen camping equipment isn’t going to keep Boy Scouts with Sequim Troop 90 from doing good turns. In November, Scoutmaster Rene Nadon discovered… Continue reading

Catch limits increase for key West Coast groundfish species

Federal officials said Tuesday they are increasing catch limits for several species of West Coast groundfish… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2018

NEWS BRIEFS: Tree strikes home on reservation … and other items

A large tree fell onto an occupied residence on the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribal reservation in blustery winds Tuesday evening, Clallam County… Continue reading

PHOTO: Paving begins today in Port Townsend

Street repair continues in Port Townsend, this time with a new stretch of smooth road surface in front of the Post Office on Washington Street.… Continue reading

Shooting range ideas get hearing in Jefferson County

Strong opinions were shared with the Jefferson County commissioners at a public hearing regarding a proposed ordinance meant to harmonize the recently… Continue reading

Clallam officials discuss moving Emergency Operations Center

Officials from across Clallam County support combining the county’s Emergency Operations Center with a dispatch center near Fairchild International Airport, but there… Continue reading