Plans for school portables underway

As Sequim School District readies for the next school year, several programs and schools are looking at portables as temporary solutions for housing… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: ‘Read to Feed’successful … and other items

New Day Learning Academy students exceeded their reading campaign goals in the “Read to Feed” service project, raising $700 for Heifer International.… Continue reading

PHOTO: Port Townsend building gets a brush-up

The James & Hastings Building on Water Street gets a fresh coat of paint Wednesday morning. The Victorian architecture and ornate design… Continue reading

PHOTO: Getting a trim

Lukas Teague, 10, of Port Angeles, a member of the Lambchops 4-H Club, trims the hair on Lacey, his show pig, during… Continue reading

Clallam County Fair set to begin Thursday

Exhibitors have been busy this week setting up at the Clallam County Fairgrounds in preparation for this year’s fair. The Clallam County… Continue reading

Measure now off the ballot: Clallam finance department question paperwork late

The Clallam County commissioners’ plans of putting a measure to create a county finance department on the November ballot have been delayed… Continue reading

Gift saves Jefferson Community School’s building

Because of an anonymous gift, the Jefferson Community School’s building is no longer for sale. The private school will continue to operate… Continue reading

DUI patrols to increase leading up to Labor Day weekend

Law enforcement agencies across the Olympic Peninsula will increase DUI patrols Friday through Sept. 3 in anticipation of Labor Day weekend. According to a press… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: School vaccinations offered now … and other items

Clallam County Health & Human Resources is offering youth vaccinations before the school year at its Port Angeles and Forks offices. Immunizations are held throughout… Continue reading

Seattle airplane theft prompts review of security measures

The spectacular theft of a 76-seat plane from the Seattle airport by a ground crew employee is… Continue reading

  • Aug 15, 2018

Smoke from wildfires elsewhere causes unhealthy air on Peninsula

Outdoor runners, take the morning off. Residents of Clallam and Jefferson counties were urged Tuesday to limit their time outdoors or stay inside… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Highway 101 lane closure is expected; flight operations scheduled

Drivers can expect delays on U.S. Highway 101 just south of the state Highway 20 junction near East Uncas Road this week.… Continue reading

Peninsula firefighters helping battle blazes in Eastern Washington

North Olympic Peninsula firefighters are jumping from one blaze to another. As soon as two, three-person teams from Clallam and Jefferson counties finished battling the… Continue reading

Sunland homeowners to discuss golf club options

Leaders of Sunland Golf & Country Club said the 18-hole course and its cafe and pro shop continue to hit hard times. Bruce… Continue reading

Orca back to feeding, frolicking after carrying dead calf

Researchers said an endangered orca that drew international attention as she carried her dead calf on her head for… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2018

Live salmon released for ailing orca but she doesn’t eat

Researchers carrying out unprecedented efforts to save an ailing young orca in the U.S. Northwest released live salmon into waters… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2018

Sequim man injured in wreck on Highway 101

A rear-end collision involving three vehicles Monday afternoon sent a 57-year-old man to Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles. William Laubner of Sequim… Continue reading

Remains thought to be hiker missing since 2017 in Olympic National Park

The remains of Jacob Gray might have been found, providing answers for family members for the first time since he disappeared… Continue reading

Quilcene man hospitalized following wreck near Port Townsend

A Quilcene man was hospitalized in Seattle on Monday after a collision between a motorcycle and a pickup truck at Eaglemount Road… Continue reading