At least one helicopter assisted with water drops on the Blyn fire on Friday. (Robert Steelquist)

Cause of fire south of Blyn under investigation

The state Department of Natural Resources is investigating the cause of a brush fire that burned on a hill south of Blyn… Continue reading

At least one helicopter assisted with water drops on the Blyn fire on Friday. (Robert Steelquist)

Chimacum fire destroys residence

Two tenants lost all their belongings when they were burned out of their living quarters, a recreational vehicle. They were offered temporary living… Continue reading

Deputies seek sex offender who moved without notice

Deputies were actively searching the Port Angeles area last week for Guy Jay Ralph Jr., a non-compliant registered sex offender who had… Continue reading

Family support center burglarized

An agency committed to helping low-income mothers and their young children was burglarized twice last week, closing some services to needy residents.… Continue reading

Federal appeals court rules in favor of keeping historic structures in Olympic National Park

A federal court has ruled that four trail shelters and a cabin can stay put in Olympic National Park. The Ninth Circuit… Continue reading

Home damaged in west Port Angeles blaze

A home was damaged in a fire in west Port Angeles, the city fire department said. The house at 1615 Owen Ave.… Continue reading

Lakewood man hurt in Brinnon wreck

A Lakewood man was injured when the Chevrolet Camaro he was driving lost control and crashed on U.S. Highway 101 near Brinnon, the… Continue reading

Lavender farms offer variety before, during and after special weekend

Following traffic delays, minor collisions, and an estimated 3,000 extra vehicles on U.S. Highway 101, two friends put Sequim Lavender Weekend in perspective.… Continue reading

Peninsula fire danger upgraded to high

THE STATE DEPARTMENT of Natural Resources has upgraded the fire danger on the North Olympic Peninsula to high. Clallam County has increased its fire restrictions,… Continue reading

Port Angeles School District fetes retiring staff members

The Port Angeles School District (PASD) has announced that 20 of its staff members are slated to retire. Retiring staff members were… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles pulls appeal of Sequim decision about John Wayne Marina

The Port of Port Angeles has withdrawn its appeal of a decision by Sequim city officials that the city’s shoreline master program… Continue reading

Settlement agreement reached on lawsuit claiming excessive force

Attorneys for the City of Port Townsend have agreed to settle in a lawsuit — brought by a former journalist who accused a… Continue reading

UPDATE: RV fire on Marrowstone Island proves fatal

A man died in a recreational vehicle fire on Marrowstone Island early Saturday, East Jefferson Fire-Rescue officials said. The man, who was not… Continue reading

Five injured in two-vehicle wreck on Highway 112

Five people were injured Saturday in a two-vehicle collision on state Highway 112 west of Port Angeles, Clallam County Fire District No. 4… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: Hearing set on county Department of Finance proposal

Peninsula Daily News Clallam County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on a proposal to form a Department of Finance when they meet Tuesday. Commissioners… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: Joint meeting on homelessness pacts set Monday

Jefferson County commissioners and Port Townsend Council Ad Hoc Committee on Housing members will discuss interlocal agreements on homelessness during a special joint meeting at… Continue reading

Traffic navigates around work on Eighth Street bridges in Port Angeles

Temporary fencing has been raised around the eastbound lanes of the Eighth Street bridges to allow crews to install permanent safety barriers… Continue reading

Port Angeles bond rating rises to Aa3

Sound financial policies and council-identified priorities have improved the city of Port Angeles’ bond rating, City Manager Dan McKeen announced last week.… Continue reading

Construction starts on West 10th Street overhaul in Port Angeles

Construction has begun on a major overhaul to West 10th Street between N and I streets on the west side of Port… Continue reading

Port of Port Townsend commissioners to rebuke trade association, maritime center

The executive director’s response to a photograph of a former Port of Port Townsend Boat Haven tenant at a meeting has prompted… Continue reading