Port Angeles City Council prepares to fight park service if needed

The City Council has approved a $360,000 payment to Seattle law firm to prepare a lawsuit against the National Park Service as… Continue reading

Forks home a total loss following fire

A mobile home in Forks that caught fire over the weekend was a total loss, said Bill Paul, chief of Clallam County Fire… Continue reading

Rhododendron Festival Carnival cleared for Memorial Field in Port Townsend

The Rhododendron Festival Carnival is expected to be part of the festivities this year, but its location could change or it could… Continue reading

Clallam County Fire District No. 2 sets fire to, trains in donated house

Firefighters felt the heat over the weekend as they trained in a house on Garling Road that was donated to Clallam County… Continue reading

Olympic National Park counts 3.4 million visits in 2017

Olympic National Park visitors spent $279 million in neighboring towns last year, supporting 3,556 jobs in gateway communities like Port Angeles and… Continue reading

Park service releases final goat management plan for Olympic National Park

The growth in the population of mountain goats in Olympic National Park will start skidding to a halt this summer. The… Continue reading

The Sequim High School Marching Band crosses Sequim Avenue in last year’s Sequim Irrigation Festival Grand Parade. This year they’ll make the trek along Washington Street as entry No. 18 on Saturday. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim Irrigation Festival celebrates Grand Finale Weekend

Following a smooth first weekend, organizers of the 123rd Sequim Irrigation Festival plan to finish with a Grand Finale. Events run through Sunday.… Continue reading

The Sequim High School Marching Band crosses Sequim Avenue in last year’s Sequim Irrigation Festival Grand Parade. This year they’ll make the trek along Washington Street as entry No. 18 on Saturday. (Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Chimacum School District investigates loss in student population

CHIMACUM— The reasons for enrollment decline in Chimacum Schools are beginning to become a bit clearer. At Wednesday’s Chimacum School Board meeting, enrollment information about… Continue reading

Whale near La Push cut free from fishing gear but badly hurt

A juvenile gray whale that was found entangled in fishing gear was fighting for survival Thursday, a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration… Continue reading

All the world’s a stage: Port Townsend drama director caps 15-year run with ‘As You Like It’

With teenagers and drama, all things are possible. And with Jennifer Nielsen at the wheel, you’ve got Shakespeare’s romantic comedy “As You… Continue reading

New smooth surface on Water Street

A new surface of asphalt was applied Thursday to Water Street between Polk and Tyler streets as part of the $2.7 million Water Street enhancement… Continue reading

PHOTO: Young underwater engineers in Port Angeles

Jack Clemens, 12, a seventh-grade student at Stevens Middle School, pulls his homemade remotely operated underwater vehicle from a pool set up in an unused… Continue reading

Search continues in Buckhorn Wilderness for missing hiker

Teams of hopeful searchers continued to probe the Buckhorn Wilderness south of Sequim on Thursday for missing hiker Jeremiah Adams, a… Continue reading

Downtown Port Angeles piano getting a makeover

The piano that filled the downtown streets of Port Angeles with music last summer is getting a makeover before it returns. A… Continue reading

County committee will study impacts of shooting range facilities

Members of the Commercial Shooting Facilities Review Committee held their inaugural, organizational meeting Wednesday afternoon to outline plans for the next six… Continue reading

Search continues for missing hiker in wilderness south of Sequim

Search and rescue teams continued to comb the Gray Wolf River drainage south of Sequim on Wednesday for a 24-year-old hiker… Continue reading

Survivor of Golden Gate Bridge jump to speak in Port Angeles

Golden Gate Bridge suicide survivor Kevin Hines is bringing his story of strength and hope to Clallam County, where death by suicide… Continue reading

Crews work to free gray whale from fishing gear off La Push

Biologists on Wednesday were working to untangle a juvenile gray whale that had become stuck in fishing gear more than 15 miles… Continue reading

Port Angeles grandmother arrested after alleged road rage

A 71-year-old woman was arrested for investigation of second-degree assault and resisting arrest for allegedly ramming her sedan into an SUV in… Continue reading