Nationally known child development expert to speak in Port Angeles

Many parents are familiar with author Ellen Galinsky. If they haven’t read her books, such as the best-selling “Mind in the Making:… Continue reading

More Hood Canal Bridge closures begin Monday

A project to replace or repair equipment that operates the Hood Canal Bridge’s drawspan will cause intermittent closures Monday through Friday nights. During… Continue reading

Fort Worden upgrades energy efficiency with solar, LED lights

A $1.68 million investment in infrastructure upgrades at the historic Fort Worden is expected to keep more than 200 tons of carbon… Continue reading

PHOTO: Fun continues at Hickory Shirt Days in Forks

Gordon and Sue Gibbs of Forks serve root beer and homebrew at their booth during the Hickory Shirt Days Fish n’ Brew on… Continue reading

<strong>Ens. Skye-Marie Jensen</strong>/U.S. Coast Guard
                                Coast Guard Cutter Active crew members conduct a law enforcement boarding of a fishing vessel near Heceta Bank off the coast of Oregon on their transit south, Aug. 26.

Active returns to Port Angeles after seizing cocaine valued at $87 million

Coast Guard cutter Active has returned home to Port Angeles after a 50-day counter-drug deployment to the Eastern Pacific Ocean after the… Continue reading

<strong>Ens. Skye-Marie Jensen</strong>/U.S. Coast Guard
                                Coast Guard Cutter Active crew members conduct a law enforcement boarding of a fishing vessel near Heceta Bank off the coast of Oregon on their transit south, Aug. 26.

NEWS BRIEFS: Free smoke detector aid for community … and other items

Clallam County Fire District 3 volunteers of the Diamond Point and Gardiner area are offering assistance changing… Continue reading

PHOTO: Train show at Clallam Fairgrounds

Logan French, 7, is held by his grandmother, Kristina Manning of Port Angeles, to get a better view of an elaborate model… Continue reading

<strong>Rob Ollikainen</strong>/Peninsula Daily News
                                Port Angeles civil engineer Jonathan Boehme, second from left, explains preliminary designs for safety improvements to Lincoln Street at an open house in the Vern Burton Community Center. Planned improvements include bike lanes, extended curbs and a new traffic signal at Third Street.

Port Angeles plans to try to slow traffic on Lincoln Street/Highway 101 to improve safety

Three alternatives for changes to Lincoln Street — which is also U.S. Highway 101 — were unveiled at an open house last… Continue reading

<strong>Rob Ollikainen</strong>/Peninsula Daily News
                                Port Angeles civil engineer Jonathan Boehme, second from left, explains preliminary designs for safety improvements to Lincoln Street at an open house in the Vern Burton Community Center. Planned improvements include bike lanes, extended curbs and a new traffic signal at Third Street.

Price tag $45 million for Port Angeles Waterfront Center

The Port Angeles Waterfront Center finally has a price tag: $45 million. “I’ve been asked repeatedly over the last 2½ years that… Continue reading

Jamie and Gibson Hill of Sequim pull in a fish while Dave Dewald tries to net it at Kids Fishing Day in 2016. The Puget Sound Anglers-North Olympic Chapter announced this week they have to cancel their 2018 event because of warm temperatures. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Puget Sound Anglers stock Sequim pond for fall fishing

The annual Kids Fishing Day has — for this year, anyway — turned into Kids Fishing Fall. Warm weather nixed the North Olympic… Continue reading

Jamie and Gibson Hill of Sequim pull in a fish while Dave Dewald tries to net it at Kids Fishing Day in 2016. The Puget Sound Anglers-North Olympic Chapter announced this week they have to cancel their 2018 event because of warm temperatures. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Serenity House to reopen night-by-night shelter Monday in Port Angeles

Serenity House of Clallam County has hired a new shelter director, ensuring that its night-by-night shelter will open Monday before the cold… Continue reading

Short delays expected on 101 around Lake Crescent

Guardrail installation, ditch cleaning and striping of fog lines will continue on U.S. Highway 101 around Lake Crescent this week. Drivers… Continue reading

La Push man killed in wreck south of Forks

A 70-year-old La Push man was killed in a single-vehicle wreck on U.S. Highway 101 south of Forks at 9:40 p.m. Friday. The… Continue reading

Emergency dispatch center merger on the table

Two Port Angeles officials will meet with the JeffCom 9-1-1 board next week to discuss a possible merger with Peninsula Communications. City… Continue reading

Port Townsend, East Jefferson Fire-Rescue boards to consider annexation for February ballot

City of Port Townsend and East Jefferson Fire Rescue officials have agreed to pursue annexation of the city into the fire district,… Continue reading

Quileute Tribe gets $44.1 million to build school on higher ground

The Quileute Tribe has received $44.1 million in federal funding to move its school to higher ground, officials said Tuesday. Tara MacLean… Continue reading

Oral testimony on Jefferson County draft shooting range law expunged

All oral testimony given on Oct. 1 about a proposed county shooting range ordinance will be expunged from the record, Jefferson County… Continue reading

Fate of massive Port Townsend tree in the air after portion damages vehicles, wires

A beloved Monterey cypress tree in the uptown district, said to be 150 years old, will be examined by an arborist this… Continue reading

Port Angeles staff to tell of plans for Lincoln Street upgrade at open house

The city of Port Angeles will host an open house to share preliminary concepts for safety improvements to Lincoln Street on Wednesday.… Continue reading

Interim port director glad to return home to Port Townsend

Saying that he’s now returned home, Jim Pivarnik has settled in at the helm of the Port of Port Townsend as interim… Continue reading