Clallam County

Clallam PUD candidates discuss BPA, carbon tax

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioner candidates have differing views on the electric supplier for most of the county, with one candidate… Continue reading


Serenity House shelter likely to reopen; director sought

Serenity House of Clallam County plans to reopen its night-by-night shelter on Oct. 15, if the nonprofit can hire a new shelter… Continue reading


A GROWING CONCERN: Friendly tools save your knees, clothing

TODAY IS THE FIRST full day of fall and autumn is the busiest time of the year for gardening chores. The myriad of things to… Continue reading


BIRD WATCH: See more birds by the sea shore

especially the dogs. A bleached log was lying on the tide line. Left… Continue reading

Delays expected around Lake Crescent

Guardrail installation will continue on the west end of U.S. Highway 101 around Lake Crescent this week. Drivers can expect delays… Continue reading

Harvest of Hope dinner tickets on sale now

Tickets are on sale now for the 16th annual Harvest of Hope Wine & Dinner Gala. The dinner, which will raise money… Continue reading

HELP LINE: It’s OK for your parents to be ‘stubborn’

I TALK TO a lot of people. Well more to the point, a lot of people talk to me. One of the subjects that a… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Working together, a bridge is built

T’WAS A MUDDY mess on a trail in a Jefferson Country park soon to be open to equestrians that fueled Bob Hoyle’s desire to build… Continue reading

Head chef Chris Wagnon shovels crab at a recent Dungeness Crab Seafood Festival.

Meet the new chef for CrabFest

A new head chef, Chris Wagnon, will mastermind the details in serving thousands of people fresh-caught crab during the annual Dungeness Crab… Continue reading

Head chef Chris Wagnon shovels crab at a recent Dungeness Crab Seafood Festival.

NEWS BRIEFS: Water main break fixed … and other items

City crews have repaired a water main that broke at Tenth and N streets in west Port Angeles… Continue reading

Peninsula counties encourage voter registration

Clallam County Elections will mark National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday with vote pins and stickers for all who register to vote at the Auditor’s… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Many mushrooms make mouths moisten

IT’S MUSHROOM SEASON and fervent foragers are finding fungi fruiting in the forests. We are uniquely blessed here on the Olympic Peninsula to have a… Continue reading

Port Angeles Community and Economic Development director named

Port Angeles Planning Manager Allyson Brekke has been promoted to Community and Economic Development director, city officials announced. Brekke, who joined the… Continue reading

Port Angeles OKs Indigenous People’s Day after debate

After a lively debate, the Port Angeles City Council voted last week to recognize Indigenous People’s Day on Columbus Day. The council… Continue reading

Port Angeles pharmacy raises over $1,000 for VIMO

Volunteers in Medicine of the Olympics (VIMO) was the Jim’s Pharmacy charity of the month for August. VIMO is a volunteer medical,… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: County panel to discuss administrator search

Peninsula Daily News Clallam County commissioners will discuss the next steps to be taken in the search for a county administrator when they meet at… Continue reading

OMC CEO urges ‘real people’ to express how change would affect them

Olympic Medical Center has seen widespread support across Clallam County in its effort to block a federal proposal that could cut Medicare… Continue reading

Port Angeles skating rink outlined: Organizers seek volunteers, funds for winter village

Plans have been unveiled for a seasonal ice skating rink and winter village in downtown Port Angeles. Organizers of the Port Angeles… Continue reading

Forks, county officials discuss getting more animal control in area

The town has “gone to the dogs,” some say, and now Forks city and Clallam County officials are looking to find a way… Continue reading

Clallam PUD commissioners select Haffner’s replacement

Out of what they called a pool of experienced and talented candidates, Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners made their choice for the… Continue reading