Clallam County

A GROWING CONCERN: To thin or to head? That is the question

THE GREAT, WARM, unseasonably nice weather continues, so now your pruning must really begin in earnest. So, again today we will continue our pruning course,… Continue reading


Clallam County reviewing possibly taking over homeless grant

The Clallam County Commissioners are looking into whether the county should rethink how the Consolidate Homeless Grant — a large funding source… Continue reading


Clallam PUD orders smart meters, offers opt-out provision

Clallam County Public Utility District began ordering smart meters last week after similar efforts struck out in Port Angeles and Jefferson County,… Continue reading


Donations for Coast Guard personnel accepted

Donations to help Coast Guard personnel who are working without pay during the partial federal government shutdown can be made through the… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Monthly luncheon meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 11:15 a.m. in the… Continue reading

From Sequim to Dalai Lama: Tuttie Peetz’s driftwood gifted during international trip

For years, Tuttie Peetz’s driftwood sculptures have traveled the globe. But the 74-year-old Sequim artist, instructor and sculptor said recently this is likely… Continue reading

HELP LINE: We fall for scams because we want to believe

I HOPE WE’RE all taking a moment to congratulate ourselves. We got through Medicare Part D open enrollment, Thanksgiving, Christmas (or whatever you might celebrate),… Continue reading

MLK Day observed on Peninsula today

Martin Luther King Jr., the civil rights activist who was assassinated in 1968, will be remembered today during North Olympic Peninsula events dedicated to his… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: First Step endorsed … and other items

First Step Family Support Center recently earned an endorsement as a blue ribbon affiliate of Parents as Teachers National Center. According to… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Bosun’s pipe calls through history

EARLY IN THE week, K. Asian Beauty, a 604-foot car carrier with a 98-foot beam, anchored in the west end of the harbor. I understand… Continue reading

Port Angeles School District reports two luring incidents

The Port Angeles School District has reported another “stranger encounter” involving a student. The attempted luring incidents occurred in Gales Addition on… Continue reading

Scientists see another possible threat to orcas: pink salmon

Over the years, scientists have identified dams, pollution and vessel noise as causes of the troubling decline… Continue reading

Two hurt in U.S. Highway 101 collision

The State Patrol is investigating the cause of a collision west of Port Angeles that injured two men and created a bottleneck… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: County considers support for raised median at Morse Creek

Peninsula Daily News Clallam County commissioners will consider Tuesday a letter of support for the state Department of Transportation to install a raised median on… Continue reading

POINT OF VIEW: Legislature should invest in training, education beyond high school

By Luke Robins Peninsula College President As lawmakers once again gather in Olympia for the 2019 legislative session, they face a challenging task: writing the… Continue reading

Young Artist Competitions set for Saturday in Port Angeles

The music of Vivaldi, Bach and Lalo, plus Severn’s “Polish Dance,” Tomaso Vitali’s “Chaconne” and Fritz Kreisler’s “La Gitana” will come alive… Continue reading

Sequim School District opens talks for bond, levy options

Public discussions are beginning once again for the future of Sequim School District’s facility needs. Where those talks go, however, depends on the… Continue reading

Speakers set for Lions Park celebration on MLK Day

A community celebration is planned at Lions Park on Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday. Save Our Sequoia is hosting “Infinite… Continue reading

Port Angeles housing action: Tax incentive aims to encourage multi-family developments

The Port Angeles City Council has voted to target every area within the city limits in a tax incentive program to encourage… Continue reading

Kilmer: Pay the Coast Guard, end shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer on Wednesday called for an end to the partial federal government shutdown and urged Congress to immediately pay members… Continue reading