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)

Chimacum School District investigates loss in student population

CHIMACUM— The reasons for enrollment decline in Chimacum Schools are beginning to become a bit clearer. At Wednesday’s Chimacum School Board meeting, enrollment information about… Continue reading

Whale near La Push cut free from fishing gear but badly hurt

A juvenile gray whale that was found entangled in fishing gear was fighting for survival Thursday, a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration… Continue reading

All the world’s a stage: Port Townsend drama director caps 15-year run with ‘As You Like It’

With teenagers and drama, all things are possible. And with Jennifer Nielsen at the wheel, you’ve got Shakespeare’s romantic comedy “As You… Continue reading

New smooth surface on Water Street

A new surface of asphalt was applied Thursday to Water Street between Polk and Tyler streets as part of the $2.7 million Water Street enhancement… Continue reading

PHOTO: Young underwater engineers in Port Angeles

Jack Clemens, 12, a seventh-grade student at Stevens Middle School, pulls his homemade remotely operated underwater vehicle from a pool set up in an unused… Continue reading

Search continues in Buckhorn Wilderness for missing hiker

Teams of hopeful searchers continued to probe the Buckhorn Wilderness south of Sequim on Thursday for missing hiker Jeremiah Adams, a… Continue reading