Clallam County

Boy stopped on Port Angeles bridge after suicide threat

A 15-year-old boy who threatened to commit suicide by jumping off an Eighth Street bridge ran to the span early Monday afternoon… Continue reading


DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Extravagance of our longing

WE’RE HUNGRY, WE humans, sometimes starving: for splendor, love, experiences that make us feel alive. Some years back, Alice Derry started out writing about the… Continue reading


Legislature takes step toward resolving capital budget issue

The state’s elusive capital budget has been brought closer to realization now that a Senate committee… Continue reading


NEWS BRIEFS: Fire District 2 to discuss potential litigation today … and other items

Clallam County Fire District 2 commissioners will discuss potential litigation in executive session today. Commissions are expected to take action after the… Continue reading

OMC considering new board member

Olympic Medical Center commissioners will interview applicants for a board vacancy and possibly name Jim Cammack’s successor today. The hospital board will… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: Fish, orca and humans all doomed

WHEN I’M WRONG I’m wrong and I ain’t ashamed to admit it. I used to think there was not one single living politician in America… Continue reading

Senate committee passes bump stock bill after well-attended hearing on gun measures

A couple who survived last year’s mass shooting in Las Vegas were among those who asked… Continue reading

UPDATE: Second escaped Forks inmate now in custody; first found dead of apparent suicide

Boe James Baker and Alejandro Cendejas-Montoya allegedly assaulted a female guard in the jail break.

Pennies for Quarters signs contract on Port Angeles property

Pennies for Quarters, the brainchild of a former military policeman to provide free, temporary, tiny-home housing for homeless veterans, has found new… Continue reading

McEntire to run against Tharinger for state rep seat

Jim McEntire has heeded the call of the state House Republican Caucus. He’s running for office again. McEntire, a former Republican Clallam County… Continue reading

Three vie for Educator of the Year award from Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce

What makes a good teacher? Ask Cindy Crumb, John Gallagher and Ron Jones. They are finalists for the inaugural Educator of the… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Grief support groups set in Port Angeles … and other items

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County announced its schedule for a series of Sequim and Port Angeles support groups for 2018. The groups are free and… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Investment rules talk set for Thursday; Co-op meeting scheduled

Those who are new to investing are invited to Philip Trowbridge’s presentation “Investment Rules of the Road” at 6 p.m. Thursday. Trowbridge, an… Continue reading

LETTER: Can’t trust that overcrowding is a problem

The state Legislature is currently trying to resolve serious financial issues plaguing Washington public schools. Funding methods and sources are being considered. There is confusion… Continue reading

Peninsula’s state, federal reps eye coming election

The 24th District’s two state representatives and the region’s 6th District congressman — all Democrats — are well on their way to… Continue reading

Lodging tax revenue spikes on Peninsula; area produced more than $3 million in 2017

The North Olympic Peninsula generated more than $3 million in lodging tax revenue in 2017 thanks to a spike in “heads in beds” at lodging… Continue reading

Health, environmental threats focus of legislative efforts for state senator

State Sen. Kevin Van De Wege reports that three of the things he’s working on in the Legislature’s new term involve “serious threats… Continue reading

Sequim variety show to feature dance troupe

The Olympic Mountain Cloggers dance troupe will be featured at the next Your Community Variety Show, set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The free… Continue reading

S’Klallam village featured in Longhouse exhibit

“Glimpses of a S’Klallam Village at Washington Harbor” continues at the Peninsula College Longhouse Art Gallery. The show, which opened Jan. 2,… Continue reading