Blaze destroys Blyn home near Chicken Coop Road

Officials said a fire that consumed a Blyn home late Monday morning was tough to fight due to terrain. Assistant Fire Chief Tony… Continue reading

Olympic National Park seeks public input on alternatives for Olympic Hot Springs Road

Olympic National Park is asking the public to comment on how the park should restore vehicle access to the Elwha Valley… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioners call for February special election

A special election has been set for Feb. 12, 2019, so voters can consider a ballot proposition that would annex the city… Continue reading

Carlsborg 12-year-old continues toiletries donations to homeless

River Jensen is definitely on Santa’s “nice” list this year as she plans to donate collected toiletries to organizations that help the homeless… Continue reading

Sequim Fir Street reconstruction moved to April

Anticipated reconstruction on West Fir Street is on hold again. City of Sequim officials report the anticipated January start date to reconstruct the… Continue reading

New postmaster tells of letters, packages and the uniqueness of Port Townsend Post Office

The Port Townsend Post Office on Washington Street is jumping this time of year as thousands of packages, cards and special deliveries… Continue reading

Documentary examines drinking water safety

Peninsula College’s Magic of Cinema and the Sierra Club North Olympic Group will host a screening of “What Lies Upstream” at 7… Continue reading

Serenity House of Clallam County selects Ware to lead operations

Executive Director Richard “Doc” Robinson and the board of directors of Serenity House of Clallam County have selected Viola Ware as the… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Memorial Field lighting ribbon-cutting … and other items

A ribbon-cutting celebrating a new lighting system at Memorial Field is planned for 5 p.m. today. The hour-long ceremony, which is free… Continue reading

First show in Port Angeles theater since 2014 opens Friday

The Lincoln Theater will come to life this Friday during the premier of “Snow White and the Five Housemates,” a locally-written Christmas… Continue reading

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Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe seeks to rename clamming beach

The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe is seeking to rename a beach at the mouth of Dean Creek near Blyn. The tribe filed paperwork with… Continue reading

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NEWS BRIEFS: Fire delays deliveries of newspapers … and other items

A fire on the Hood Canal Bridge early Wednesday morning was extinguished in about 30 minutes. Although the highway was cleared at 1:02… Continue reading

Help offered to navigate health insurance exchange

Open enrollment for health insurance plans through the Washington Health Benefit Exchange will end Dec. 15 and North Olympic Peninsula medical groups… Continue reading

A reason to smile: Home Fund helps dental clinic see more patients

When the man in the charcoal-gray scrubs smiles and says, “I’m Joe,” you know you’re not in the average dental office. People… Continue reading

Bridge fire delays Daily News, Gazette, Forum deliveries

Deliveries of the Peninsula Daily News, Sequim Gazette and Forks Forum may be delayed today due to an overnight transportation issue. Delivery personnel… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center sues over Medicare

Olympic Medical Center — which recently slashed $1.7 million from its 2019 budget — is a named plaintiff in a lawsuit filed… Continue reading

Deadline for state health care exchange is Dec. 15

Open enrollment for health insurance plans through the Washington Health Benefit Exchange will end Dec. 15 and North Olympic Peninsula medical groups… Continue reading

Staff at The Palace Hotel, Tammy Jenkins and Randall Moore, show off their first-place certificate.

Palace Hotel wins first in Port Townsend holiday window display contest

The Palace Hotel has won first place in the Port Townsend Main Street holiday window display contest. The hotel at 1004 Water… Continue reading

Staff at The Palace Hotel, Tammy Jenkins and Randall Moore, show off their first-place certificate.

Bezos’ preschools come as rich get richer, more generous

From Jeff Bezos’ free preschools to Andrew Carnegie’s public libraries, education stands out as a favourite cause… Continue reading

PHOTO: Water line break temporarily cuts service in Port Townsend

Water service was out to the North Beach area for about two hours Tuesday when an excavator from Shold Construction struck a water line when… Continue reading