Hurricane Ridge Road work continues

Road work continues on Hurricane Ridge Road, creating delays of up to 10 minutes for drivers. The work to rehabilitate the… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: Commissioners to mull fireworks restrictions

Clallam County commissioners will discuss a consumer fireworks policy Monday. The work session will begin at 9 a.m. in the commissioners’ board room (160) at… Continue reading

‘I made a mistake:’ Golden Gate Bridge jump survivor speaks to Peninsula crowds

The whirlwind appearance of suicide-attempt survivor and author Kevin Hines drew hundreds to venues in Port Angeles and Blyn who were implored… Continue reading

Alaska residents get false tsunami warning on TV, radio

Many Alaska residents were mistakenly warned on TV and on the radio Friday morning of a… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2018

Rhody Festival week begins

Beginning Monday, the chairs will begin to appear on the sidewalks of Lawrence Street in the uptown district. Not just lawn chairs,… Continue reading

Search for missing hiker scaled back

The search for missing hiker Jeremiah Adams has been scaled back after a four-day sweep of the Buckhorn Wilderness south of… Continue reading

Seattle ‘head tax’ proposal advances to vote Monday

A proposal to tax large businesses in Seattle to pay for housing and homeless services has cleared a council committee and heads to… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2018

Sequim man dies after boat capsizes; two others rescued

A 58-year-old Sequim man has died after the boat he was fishing on was struck by a wave and capsized near Tatoosh… Continue reading

Shorter delays expected on Highway 101 around Lake Crescent

The four-hour delays on U.S. Highway 101 around Lake Crescent are over until after Labor Day, but half-hour delays are still… Continue reading

Sequim schools may reduce staff starting Tuesday

Sequim School District may see a reduction in staff come Tuesday. At Monday’s Sequim School Board meeting, Randy Hill, executive director of Human… Continue reading

Human error blamed for tsunami warning glitches

The false tsunami warning in Clallam County Monday was caused by an official in Jefferson County who was testing a new cellphone… Continue reading

Floats finally installed: Port Angeles creating place for visitors to dock

New mooring floats are being installed at City Pier this week to the delight of boaters and organizers of a first-year maritime… Continue reading

Funds will enable Olympic Medical Center to hire 15 more providers this year

A $1.9 million state appropriation will ensure that Olympic Medical Center will hire 15 new medical providers this year, including up to… Continue reading

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)