Olympic National Park has closed Hurricane Ridge Road for snowy conditions. (Twitter)

Snow, ice threat prompts cancellations of several events

Several North Olympic Peninsula events have been postponed, most because of the threat of several inches of snow falling today and Saturday. Among them is… Continue reading

Olympic National Park has closed Hurricane Ridge Road for snowy conditions. (Twitter)

Cold, chronic disease cause of woman’s death, authorities say

A homeless woman was found dead after Monday’s chilly weather and snowstorm in Port Townsend, according to the Jefferson County Coroner/Prosecuting Attorney’s… Continue reading

Public comment extended for Olympic Hot Springs Road environmental assessment

The public comment period for the preliminary alternatives for the upcoming Olympic Hot Springs Road Long-Term Access Environmental Assessment has been extended… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Fly-tying demonstrations scheduled … and other items

The North Olympic Library System will host fly-tying demonstrations by Rod Erickson. There will be a demonstration from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at… Continue reading

PHOTO: Sequoia tree named ‘Hope’ is removed from Port Angeles park

An excavator sits next to the trunk of a felled sequoia tree Wednesday as it is removed from Lions Park in Port Angeles. The tree… Continue reading

Rhody Festival coronation postponed

The 2019 Rhododendron Festival Coronation ceremony scheduled for Saturday has been postponed due to weather. It has been rescheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday,… Continue reading

Sequim Irrigation Festival coronation set Saturday

The Royalty Pageant for six candidates for four spots in the 124th Sequim Irrigation Festival’s royal court is at 6 p.m. Saturday. The… Continue reading

Snow, wind forecast for storm today and Saturday

Second wave could hit Peninsula on Sunday, Monday

None injured, cat rescued in Carlsborg home fire

A residence was damaged when a fire broke out early Thursday morning off U.S. Highway 101, about four miles west of Carlsborg. No… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Scholarship available to community … and other items

The city of Sequim is accepting applications for a scholarship from the Association of Washington Cities. The association’s Center for Quality Communities Scholarship… Continue reading

PHOTO: Ahoy, Coho — ferry returns after three-week dry dock maintenance

The ferry MV Coho sails into Port Angeles Harbor on Tuesday evening after spending three weeks out of service for its annual dry dock maintenance… Continue reading

Women Veterans Conference and Luncheon postponed

The Women Veterans Conference and Luncheon scheduled for Friday has been delayed because of the weather. “The conference, Feb. 8th, has been delayed… Continue reading

PT to hire recruiter: Council seeks to fill city manager position

The Port Townsend City Council will hire a recruiter to find candidates for its second city manager. After months of soliciting the… Continue reading

Clallam County commissioners discuss process for climate change talks

The Clallam County commissioners are getting closer to engaging the county in a week-long conversation about climate change. Commissioners discussed how to… Continue reading

Code of conduct ordinance to be discussed in public hearing

Threats to judges and others working in public county buildings have prompted an ordinance that defines acceptable behavior and conduct. The proposed… Continue reading

PHOTO: Ready for more snow action in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Above, state Department of Transportation maintenance specialist Geoff McLain prepares to take a snowplow-equipped truck out onto the highway from the Port Angeles maintenance yard… Continue reading

PHOTO: First 2019 bill passes in state

Gov. Jay Inslee signs the first bill of the 2019 legislative session at a ceremony in the State Reception Room on Monday. Substitute House Bill… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2019

Secretary of State seeks funds for new archives building

In the Washington State Archives building, records are tightly packed in shelves, file boxes and leather-bound… Continue reading

  • Feb 6, 2019

NEWS BRIEFS: Area students make college honor lists … and other items

Several former North Olympic Peninsula students were named to Washington State University’s fall 2018 president’s honor roll. To qualify, a student must be… Continue reading