NEWS BRIEFS: Volunteer orientation scheduled … and other items

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County offers informal orientations in Carlsborg and Port Angeles on Thursday and Friday. The Carlsborg meeting will be from 11 a.m.… Continue reading

OMC hires new manager of finance

Olympic Medical Center has hired Misty Shaw as manager of finance. Shaw will manage OMC’s financial analysts, accounting and accounts payable staff,… Continue reading

Parking variance for Salish Coast Elementary School based on action in four weeks

Parking concerns frustrate neighbors of the close-to-completed Salish Coast Elementary School on Grant Street and Discovery Road. On Monday, Hearing Examiner Emily… Continue reading

Sequim arts commission asks council for dedicated liaison, more funding

The City Council plans to bring more artistic endeavors to the city next year. Following a list of priorities provided by the city… Continue reading

Trump ‘looking into’ 3D guns issue

President Donald Trump came under heavy pressure Tuesday to block blueprints for 3D printers to make deadly plastic guns, stepping into the dispute… Continue reading

  • Aug 1, 2018

Report shows detailed projections for Washington rising seas

A new report provides the most detailed projections for how fast sea levels are expected to rise… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2018

Acoustic Blues festival to warm up Fort Worden stages

Surrounded by lovers and players of the blues, Robert Birman started Sunday night at the Wheeler Theater by expressing his feelings. “You’re… Continue reading

State Patrol identifies victims of 112 wreck

The State Patrol this morning released the names of five people who were injured in a two-car collision shortly after midnight Saturday… Continue reading

State loan, grant to boost PA port facility

A statewide infrastructure improvement panel that operates under the umbrella of the state Department of Commerce has given the Port of Port… Continue reading

Cutter named after deceased officer who once was stationed in Neah Bay

The U.S. Coast Guard’s newest fast-response cutter has been named in honor of a late petty officer who was stationed in Neah… Continue reading

Bridge inspections planned in August

The state Department of Transportation plans routine inspections of bridges in Clallam and Grays Harbor counties in August. While the inspections are occurring,… Continue reading

UPDATE: Four injured in midday crash on U.S. 101

Midday traffic on U.S. Highway 101 west of Port Angeles was blocked in both directions for about an hour Monday following a… Continue reading

Yacht Club brings back ‘beer can’ races’ in Port Angeles

The Port Angeles Yacht Club’s members are once again enjoying weekly low-pressure sailboat races now that the club has resurrected its “beer… Continue reading

Bill would create fund for national park maintenance

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer has co-sponsored a bill that would help maintain national parks, including Olympic National Park in his 6th Congressional… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles extends month-to-month lease for CRTC

The Port of Port Angeles has amended a month-to-month lease with the Composite Recycling Technology Center to give the nonprofit more time… Continue reading

Port Townsend’s Quimper Sound music store for sale

After 45 years and four locations, Quimper Sound is going strong. There’s a resurgence in vinyl album sales once again. But Mark… Continue reading

Seattle man injured in motorcycle wreck near bridge

A motorcyclist was in stable condition Sunday afternoon after he was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle following a wreck on state… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Volunteers sought for OlyCAP in Port Angeles … and other items

OlyCAP’s Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) is currently recruiting volunteers to work in the Port Angeles School District. Those interested must… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Annual breastfeeding week begins … and other items

Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) will recognize World Breastfeeding Week beginning with a picnic set for Wednesday. The family-friendly event titled “Annual… Continue reading

Susan Simmons of James Bay, B.C., plans to swim across the Strait of Juan de Fuca on Sunday. (provided)

Canadian athlete plans to swim across Strait and back

Susan Simmons is eyeing Wednesday for her historic attempt at crossing from Victoria to Port Angeles and back again

Susan Simmons of James Bay, B.C., plans to swim across the Strait of Juan de Fuca on Sunday. (provided)