NEWS BRIEFS: Paddlers Club lecture set for today … and other items

The Olympic Peninsula Paddlers Club will host a lecture from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today. The lecture will be held at the… Continue reading

Facial recognition tech at schools fuels privacy debate

Facial recognition technology used to increase security at one Seattle school is fueling debate about privacy concerns. The Seattle Times… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2018

Peninsula College awarded $2.2 million federal grant

Peninsula College announced Monday it will receive a $2.2 million grant from the federal Department of Education that officials say will enhance… Continue reading

Jefferson County proclaims Indigenous Peoples Day

The second Monday in October was unanimously proclaimed Indigenous Peoples Day in Jefferson County by the county commissioners during Monday’s meeting. Lower… Continue reading

Old growth could be key for native songbirds

Hotter, drier summers are having an impact on some of the migrating songbirds that come to Washington and… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2018
Emergency workers at the scene of a fatal wreck on U.S. Highway 101 near Brinnon on Sunday afternoon. (Washington State Patrol)

Port Townsend woman killed in Brinnon wreck

A 72-year-old Port Townsend woman driving northbound on U.S. Highway 101 died Sunday afternoon after an Oregon driver traveling southbound crossed the centerline,… Continue reading

Emergency workers at the scene of a fatal wreck on U.S. Highway 101 near Brinnon on Sunday afternoon. (Washington State Patrol)

Business tax webinar set Wednesday

The state Department of Revenue will host a free live webinar for new and small business owners from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.… Continue reading

State Patrol: 1 dead in wreck near Brinnon

Washington State Troopers were investigating a fatal wreck on U.S. Highway 101 near Brinnon Sunday afternoon. Trooper Chelsea Hodgson said there is one… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Puget Sound Anglers meet … and other items

The public is invited to the East Jefferson Chapter of Puget Sound Anglers meeting at 6:30 p.m.… Continue reading

PHOTO: Stand Down gathers veterans in Port Angeles

Veteran Hal Landry of Port Angeles gets a haircut from Teia Stitzel of Patti’s Off Peabody Hair Design during Thursday’s Port Angeles Stand Down at… Continue reading

Faulty heater leads to Sequim High School evacuation

Sequim High School classes were evacuated into the pouring rain after students and staff smelled smoke in a classroom. Firefighters with Clallam County… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County considers Indigenous Peoples Day

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider declaring Oct. 8 Indigenous Peoples Day when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday. The meeting will be in… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: Commissioners to consider naming interim county administrator

Clallam County commissioners will consider appointing Human Resources Director Rich Sill interim county administrator at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The meeting will be in the commissioners’… Continue reading

European green crab’s reach stretches across North Olympic Peninsula

The European green crab now spans the North Olympic Peninsula, having been found among fallen trees in the Tsoo-Yess River in Neah Bay, in the… Continue reading

Clallam Bay coach loses home to fire

Longtime West End resident Kelly Gregory and his wife, Kim, lost their cedar home to fire last week. No one was inside… Continue reading

Sequim motorcyclist arrested at gunpoint after high speed chase

A Sequim man was arrested at gunpoint last week after he allegedly drove a motorcycle at speeds of more than 110 mph… Continue reading

Kinetic contraptions compete today in Port Townsend

The road, sand and mud kourses of Port Townsend’s 36th Kinetic Skulpture Race are today. Human-powered contraptions will move up and down… Continue reading

VIDEO: Scientists optimistic about return of chinook to Elwha River

Chinook salmon are now returning to the Elwha River in droves and the scientists who study them are excited about what… Continue reading

Last day of CrabFest today in Port Angeles

Fresh crab and other goodies will be featured today in the last day of the 17th annual Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival.… Continue reading

Brief 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