Washington soldier killed in Afghanistan praised by governor

A soldier from Washington state who was killed in Afghanistan over the weekend gave his life in service of the… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2018

Indian police map area of island where US man was killed

Police said they have mapped the area of a remote Indian island where tribespeople were seen… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2018

Proposed Renaissance town causing a stir with neighbors in Wahkiakum County

In the next few years, visitors to a valley of dairies and ranches just north of here… Continue reading

  • Nov 27, 2018

Port Townsend-Coupeville ferry sailings possibly canceled for the day

Washington State Ferries has announced that due to severe winds and rough seas forecast for the remainder of Monday, it is possible… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council considers 2019 budget

Port Angeles is “financially strong” going into 2019 with a balanced, sustainable budget that maintains healthy reserves, the City Council was told.… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council approves 1 percent tax increase

The Port Angeles City Council has approved a 1 percent property tax levy increase for 2019. Council members voted 6-0 Tuesday —… Continue reading

Port Townsend seeks public input on city manager search

City officials have started the process of finding a replacement for David Timmons, the first and only city manager Port Townsend has… Continue reading

Fire at Sunrise Meats in Port Angeles halts work

Firefighters from the Port Angeles Fire Department and Clallam Fire District No. 2 prevented a fire from causing major damage at Sunrise… Continue reading

Long nightly Hood Canal Bridge closures start Tuesday

North Olympic Peninsula drivers are reminded that the Hood Canal Bridge will be closed for at least six hours nightly for five nights… Continue reading

Third-grader joins computer group, helps start school club

Age doesn’t discriminate when it comes to being a tech guru. Aiden Johnson, 8, of Port Angeles is showing students and seniors that computers can… Continue reading

Port Angeles woman injured in wreck released from Harborview Medical Center

A Port Angeles woman involved in a head-on wreck on Thanksgiving Day has been discharged from Harborview Medical Center. The wreck at… Continue reading

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PHOTO: Skating fun in Port Angeles now open

Six-year-old twin sisters Emma Miller, left, and Aubri Miller get help from their mother, Heidi Allencastre of Sequim, with donning ice skates… Continue reading

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PHOTO: Tempting tree takes top price in Port Angeles

The highest-bid Christmas tree, titled “Tempting Essentials for Christmas,” is shown on Saturday after fetching $7,000 during Friday’s Festival of Trees Gala… Continue reading

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PHOTO: Teddy Bear Tea time in Port Angeles

Four-year-old Emmalyn Hanan, 4, enjoys a cupcake with her mother, Krista Hanan of Port Angeles, during Friday’s Teddy Bear Tea, the kickoff… Continue reading

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Director: Peninsula residents take care of each other through Home Fund

By Dale Wilson Executive Director, Olympic Community Action Programs As executive director of Olympic Community Action Programs, I am honored and privileged to participate in… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to consider fees for conservation district

The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on rates and charges for the county conservation district at a meeting that will begin… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: County to consider property tax levies

Clallam County commissioners will consider establishing the 2019 general purpose property tax and 2019 road fund property tax levies at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The meeting… Continue reading

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                                Jack Hopkins has begun a new life at Highland Commons in Port Angeles.

Home Fund gives Forks man a home

Jack Hopkins didn’t see this good thing coming. An Army veteran, a… Continue reading

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                                Jack Hopkins has begun a new life at Highland Commons in Port Angeles.

Drier climate predicted for Northwest

The Fourth National National Climate Assessment report released Friday predicts that the Northwest will become drier and lose many of its subalpine trees to insects… Continue reading

Government climate report warns of worsening U.S. disasters

As California’s catastrophic wildfires recede and people rebuild after two hurricanes, a massive new federal report warns… Continue reading

  • Nov 25, 2018