Clallam County

All-night closures of Hood Canal Bridge start Sunday

SHINE – The Hood Canal Bridge will close for six continuous hours Sunday, Monday and Tuesday nights. The extended closures are needed while crews perform… Continue reading


Sequim man survives Alaska plane crash

A Sequim man is one of 11 survivors of a plane crash on an Alaskan mountain last week. David Price, owner of Price… Continue reading


Man arrested after three-hour standoff in Port Angeles

City police arrested a man on a felony warrant Wednesday after he had barricaded himself in a west Port Angeles residence. Keizer… Continue reading


Temporary bridges improve foot, bike access to Elwha Valley

Olympic National Park has installed two new temporary bridges on Olympic Hot Springs Road across the Elwha River, but visitors will… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners eye new county finance department

The Clallam County commissioners are looking to create a new finance department for the county, using existing positions from the Auditor’s Office… Continue reading

National Forests issue draft Record of Decision for mountain goat plan

The Olympic, Mount Baker-Snoqualmie and Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forests have prepared a draft Record of Decision for the Mountain Goat Management Plan/Environmental Impact… Continue reading

Upgrades planned after sale of Red Lion Hotel in Port Angeles

Restaurant renovations are in store for the Red Lion Hotel’s CrabHouse restaurant as a new owner takes the reins of the largest… Continue reading

Sweet-smelling purple fields draw visitors to Peninsula

You can talk about the healing nature of lavender. It soothes bug bites, cools anxiety and brings relief from restlessness, say studies around… Continue reading

Take your time … Lavender Weekend is here

Take it slow and easy. This weekend gives you the reasons. An orchestra of lavender farms. Pick-your-own herbal bundles. Reggae music. And, let’s… Continue reading

Artists to highlight wares at Rock Hollow Farm

This year’s Art Jam 2018 will put the spotlight on a group of artists from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, Saturday and… Continue reading

Northwest twist on driftwood art on tap for presentation

The Olympic Driftwood Sculptors club will celebrate its 10th anniversary during its annual Lavender Festival Art Show. More than 150 driftwood sculptures by… Continue reading

Lavender farm offers second weekend of its own festival

Washington Lavender Farm will host the last days of its 10-day festival this weekend. The farm at 965 Finn Hall Road in… Continue reading

Port Angeles council takes next step in hiring city manager

It’s official: Nathan West will be the next Port Angeles city manager. The City Council voted 7-0 Tuesday to appoint a subcommittee… Continue reading

PUD seeks Haffner replacement

A replacement is being sought for former longtime Clallam County Public Utility District Commissioner Hugh Haffner, whose resignation, effective Sunday, was under… Continue reading

Forks jail escapee sentenced to prison

A man who escaped from the Forks jail in January was sentenced Thursday in Clallam County Superior Court to serve five years… Continue reading

Red Cross redistributes emergency resources across Olympic Peninsula

The Red Cross of Kitsap and Olympic Peninsulas hopes to work with area agencies to distribute and store some of its disaster resources… Continue reading

Boy threatened in robbery of $5, Port Angeles police say

A homeless woman who police said threatened to kill a young boy in downtown Port Angeles before stealing $5 appeared in Clallam… Continue reading

Feminism, pop culture discussion at libraries

Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau’s Amy Peloff is set to visit three North Olympic Library System library branches to present “Feminism and Pop Culture.” Peloff’s free… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Use words, actions to help heal the broken world

“A GENTLE ANSWER turns away wrath, but hard words stir up anger” (Proverbs 15:1). “Gentle words bring life and health; a deceitful tongue crushes the… Continue reading

Master Gardener talk to focus on berries Thursday

Veteran Master Gardener Jeanette Stehr-Green will provide tips for establishing a more productive berry patch at noon Thursday. The free lecture will… Continue reading