Drive for the Cure tournament raises more than $14K

Sunland Golf & Country Club members raised $14,860 at their Drive for the Cure Tournament. The Sept. 15 event raised money for area… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: GOP event slated today … and other items

Clallam County Republican Party will host the 4th Fall Roundup from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today. The… Continue reading

Researchers to analyze genes of endangered orcas

A new scientific effort will sequence the genomes of critically endangered Southern Resident orcas to better understand… Continue reading

  • Oct 7, 2018

Demonstration home in Sequim on solar energy tour

A Sequim man will demonstrate his energy-efficient house as part of the American Solar Energy Society’s nationwide open house Saturday. David Large will… Continue reading

Game Farm lawsuit threatened: Animal rights group issues ultimatum to Sequim facility

The Animal Legal Defense Fund is threatening to sue the Olympic Game Farm in Sequim, alleging the facility keeps animals — including lions,… Continue reading

Quilcene woman dies in collision on state Highway 20

A Quilcene woman was killed when she lost control of her vehicle on state Highway 20 near the intersection of Eaglemount Road.… Continue reading

William Shore Memorial Pool to temporarily close for $15 million renovation in April

Costs force move from phased plan that would have left Port Angeles facility open during work

Clallam commissioners to focus on chief financial officer before new county administrator

The Clallam County commissioners agreed Monday they should hire a chief financial officer before restarting their search for a new county administrator.… Continue reading

Plans for state’s first Rural Health Dental Clinic to be presented in Port Townsend

Plans for the first Rural Health Dental Clinic in the state will be presented to the public this month by Jefferson Healthcare… Continue reading

Navy action on jets prompts protest in Port Townsend

Facing northeast toward Whidbey Island, 75 members of the Sound Defense Alliance sent the Navy a message from North Beach Park. The… Continue reading

Navy gets $2 million to study jet noise

Funding has been allocated for the U.S. Navy to study and develop technologies that would reduce jet engine noise as… Continue reading

Melissa Carmichael, a parent of a student at Sequim Schools, stressed the importance of paraeducators at the school board meeting Monday. Erin Hawkins/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Sequim schools classified staff call for contracts

Staff at the Sequim School District continue to rally for equitable wages as contract negotiations persist for paraeducators, bus drivers, secretaries, maintenance staff… Continue reading

Melissa Carmichael, a parent of a student at Sequim Schools, stressed the importance of paraeducators at the school board meeting Monday. Erin Hawkins/Olympic Peninsula News Group

NEWS BRIEFS: WSU stream steward class registration … and other items

The Washington State University Extension on the Olympic Peninsula will offer a stream steward class starting Oct. 18.… Continue reading

Opioid bill awaits president’s signature

Legislation intended to combat the opioid epidemic has passed Congress and is awaiting the president’s signature to become law. The bipartisan Opioid… Continue reading

Sequim man survives ‘Castaways’ experience

Sequim’s Richard Rogers looks back on his experience as a “Castaways” contestant with a firm belief in the human need for other people.… Continue reading

Jefferson County resets shooting range hearing; may void verbal testimony from earlier meeting

Jefferson County commissioners will consider voiding testimony from Monday’s hearing on a proposed shooting range ordinance after county officials rescheduled a continuation… Continue reading

Port Angeles council proclaims Indigenous Peoples Day

As much of the nation celebrates Columbus Day on Monday, the city of Port Angeles and a growing number of other cities… Continue reading

Boiler Room sales raise money for revival

More people looking to score a few items from the Boiler Room are expected at the second “internal rummage sale” Saturday. The… Continue reading

Port Townsend celebrates Girls Night Out

Girls Night Out begins at 11 a.m. today and will offer special sales and treats at participating businesses until 8 p.m. The… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Grandparents warned of new scam … and other items

Police in the Western Washington town of Elma are warning about a “grandparent” scam after a couple mailed $27,000 in cash to an… Continue reading