Proposed Jefferson County shooting range law hearing draws overflow crowd

Sixty-eight people told Jefferson County commissioners their views on a proposed shooting range law during a packed public hearing that drew some… Continue reading

Nurse loses ear lobe in attack at psychiatric ward

A patient at the state’s largest psychiatric hospital vaulted over a nurse’s station last weekend, knocked a… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2018

Study: Recreation on U.S. land generates billions for western states

A new study from several wildlife-related groups has found that recreation on U.S. land administered by the Bureau… Continue reading

  • Oct 3, 2018

National emergency phone message test set for 11:20 a.m. today

AS PART OF National Preparedness Month, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Fire damages Sequim area residence … and other items

A Williamson Road home was the site of a fire that is estimated to have caused $75,000 in damage Monday night. According to… Continue reading

Sunland aims to entice new golfers

As its new general manager, Michael Snyder looks to implement a new “bare bones budget” initiative to bring in more golfers and green… Continue reading

PHOTO: Bags packed for Port Townsend’s Girls Night Out

Main Street volunteer Lorilee Houston, left, board member Wendy Duede and Executive Director Mari Mullen finish filling 600 swag bags for Girls… Continue reading

Burn bans lifted in Clallam, Jefferson

Burn bans in Clallam and Jefferson counties have been lifted as of Monday. Recreational fires, residential burns and permitted debris burns are… Continue reading

Vegas shooting survivor lives with fear

Every time Chris Gilman leaves her home at the foot of Washington’s… Continue reading

  • Oct 2, 2018

Representatives tell action team that goal is expanded broadband access for region

State and federal lawmakers are working to close the broadband gap that exists in such rural areas as the West End of… Continue reading

Peninsula tribal representatives tell of struggles to get high-speed internet

Efforts to improve broadband access for Olympic Peninsula tribes were spotlighted in a Broadband Action Team meeting in Port Angeles. Several West… Continue reading

Clallam prosecutor seeks dismissal of sexual harassment lawsuit

Clallam County Prosecutor Mark Nichols has asked a federal judge to dismiss the civil sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him by a former… Continue reading

United Good Neighbors gives donors many choices in 61st campaign

United Good Neighbors will launch its 61st annual campaign today with a new element — an online giving catalog that features 55… Continue reading

Tsunami siren test set Monday across Peninsula

Winchester chimes will be heard at noon Monday in Clallam and Jefferson counties during a test of the tsunami siren system. Those… Continue reading

Sequim Toastmasters club members earn recognition

Skwim Toastmasters has been named a President’s Distinguished Club, recognizing the club’s membership growth and outstanding educational achievements during the club year that… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: ‘Awake’ film screening set in Forks … and other items

Peninsula College invites the public to a screening of “Awake: A Dream from Standing Rock” at 7 p.m. Friday at the Forks campus,… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: County to consider job descriptions

Clallam County commissioners will discuss and review job descriptions for county administrator and chief accountant positions at a work session that will begin at 9… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to conduct hearing on shooting range law

The Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a pubic hearing on a draft ordinance on commercial shooting facilities in incorporated areas at 6:30 p.m. Monday. The… Continue reading

Clallam County budget proposed at $47.5 million

Clallam County staff have finished meeting with department heads as they look for additions to next year’s proposed $47.5 million general fund… Continue reading

Daughter of Olympus Hotel owners recalls night of Port Angeles gas explosion 47 years ago

Today’s date brings back memories for many. On the night of Sept. 30, 1971, an explosion ripped apart a city block in… Continue reading