NEWS BRIEFS: Goats to be used in pilot program … and other items

The city of Sequim will use goats in a pilot program to manage vegetation near the city shop this week. The city will… Continue reading

North Olympic Peninsula firefighters train to climb Columbia Center for a cause

Margie Brueckner insisted she was feeling good Saturday while stepping in place, weighed down by firefighter gear and breathing from an oxygen… Continue reading

Port Angeles schools chief selected; contract to be negotiated with Shelton man

The Port Angeles School Board members have unanimously chosen Pioneer School District’s superintendent as the district’s new top administrator. The board selected… Continue reading

Sequim wheelchair bike program — among the first in the nation — is in the works

Sequim is peddling its way to becoming one of the first cities in the U.S. to have a wheelchair bike program in its… Continue reading

Clallam County Sheriff’s Office using new CodeRED alert system

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office has launched its new CodeRED community notification system, which sends important alerts and time-sensitive messages to staff… Continue reading

Five people escape injury in rollover wreck on Hurricane Ridge Road

A vehicle driving down Hurricane Ridge Road toward Port Angeles rolled onto its top near the south side of the first… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Free informational septic system class slated for April … and other items

Clallam County Environmental Health will offer Septic 101, a free informational septic system class, in April. Pre-registration for the class is required. To register visit… Continue reading

Coast Guard helps man injured in fall from Hoko Waterfall

A Coast Guard aircrew from Port Angeles rescued a 68-year-old hiker who suffered reportedly non-life threatening shoulder and back injuries after he fell… Continue reading

Peninsula program provides free wigs to women, children with cancer

Dawn Saiz of Sequim was unusually reticent about going to her hair appointment. At 62,… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: County panel to mull change cutting lawsuit fees

Clallam County commissioners will consider a revised agreement to file a lawsuit against manufacturers and wholesalers of prescription opioids in their weekly business meeting at… Continue reading

Record funds raised at heart education luncheon

The Olympic Medical Center Foundation’s Red, Set, Go! Heart Luncheon raised a record $77,000, an increase of 26 percent over the 2017… Continue reading

Port Angeles School Board names choice for superintendent

Martin Brewer of Shelton has been selected as the Port Angeles School Board’s choice for superintendent. The School Board announced its choice… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Friends of the NRA to hold annual dinner in Port Angeles … and other items

The Northwest Peninsula Friends of the National Rifle Association will hold its annual dinner and auction fundraiser Saturday, March 10. Tickets to… Continue reading

Coast Guard monitors multi-day transit of vessel after explosion

Coast Guard personnel are monitoring a 653-foot bulk carrier, with 21 crew members aboard, 120 miles west of the Columbia River entrance… Continue reading

Jefferson Heart of Service award nominations accepted now

NOW IS THE time to nominate your local hero. We are looking for people who make a difference in Jefferson County, individuals who have made… Continue reading

Legislators work to include Port Angeles pool in state funding

William Shore Memorial Pool is poised to receive $1.5 million in state funding and if the money is included in the final… Continue reading

Port Angeles lays out terms of land sale to Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe

PORT ANGELES —The Port Angeles City Council, facing a balloon payment of $1 million in 2021, agreed last week on terms for selling a prime… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County commissioners to accept grant for Memorial Field lighting

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider accepting a state grant for replacing lighting at Memorial Field when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday. The… Continue reading

SmileMobile helps keep children, moms healthy

There are several happy children and mothers in Jefferson County this week, smiling wide after a visit to a unique dental office… Continue reading

Legislator: Delay paying property taxes

State Sen. Kevin Van De Wege is urging property owners to delay paying property tax bills they began receiving this week in anticipation… Continue reading