Clallam County

A GROWING CONCERN: Time for watering, planting annuals and raising the deck

Now with the passage of Mother’s Day and most of your baskets for the house being planted and hung, let me pass on a few… Continue reading

 

BIRD WATCH: The sounds of spring provide backyard bliss

THIS IS THE time of the year when those words from a song in “Oklahoma” come to mind: “Spring is busting out all over.” You… Continue reading

 

BUSINESS BRIEFS: 2018 Healthgrade safety honor given to Jefferson Healthcare; KONP releases guest lineup

Jefferson Healthcare has been named as a recipient of a Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award. The designation recognizes superior performance of… Continue reading

 

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Twice-monthly luncheon meetings are held at 11:45 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Sunland… Continue reading

Former Port Angeles mayor remembered

Friends and associates of former Mayor Patrick Downie are mourning the death of the happy warrior who battled prostate cancer while ushering… Continue reading

Former treasurer files for prosecuting attorney race

Former Clallam County Treasurer Selinda Barkhuis has filed to run against the prosecuting attorney who sued her in 2016. Meanwhile, primary contests… Continue reading

Friends, family remember Sequim attorney as family man, volunteer

Friends and family of Sequim attorney Anthony “Tony” Mauhar, who died Monday at the Port Townsend Boat Haven, remembered this weekend a… Continue reading

Half-hour delays likely around Lake Crescent

Subexcavation, milling and grinding will continue this week on U.S. Highway 101 around Lake Crescent. Drivers should expect a total of… Continue reading

HELP LINE: There are programs to help save money

MONEY. I’M HOPING to get your attention. How did I do? Some of you with better long-term memories than mine (which is almost everybody), might… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Port Townsend school evacuates … and other items

Students and staff evacuated Grant Street Elementary School briefly after the main school building filled with smoke. The smoke was from a… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Soft hemlock exported to China

LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON Global Gold, a 580-foot Panamanian-flagged cargo ship loaded with about 5 million board feet of debarked logs, eased off the Port of… Continue reading

Peninsula Behavioral Health’s Horizon Center will be moved to make space for the William Shore Memorial Pool expansion. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Angeles pool to expand

William Shore Memorial Pool now has land for its $12 million expansion and officials expect to break ground for the expansion next… Continue reading

Peninsula Behavioral Health’s Horizon Center will be moved to make space for the William Shore Memorial Pool expansion. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Angeles seeks grant for after-school child care at pool

The city is seeking a $750,000 grant to fund an after-school child care facility at the soon-to-be expanded William Shore Memorial Pool… Continue reading

Port Ludlow doctor dies in six-vehicle wreck on Hood Canal Bridge

A Port Ludlow doctor was killed in a six-vehicle collision on the two-lane Hood Canal Bridge. The wreck closed the bridge for eight… Continue reading

Clallam, Jamestown Tribe seek pact for oyster restoration grant

Clallam County commissioners will discuss a contract with the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe for a state Department of Ecology grant for a quality assurance project plan… Continue reading

A crash involving multiple vehicles shut down both directions of the Hood Canal Bridge late Thursday. (KOMO News)

Hood Canal Bridge claims life of Port Ludlow woman; span closed for hours

A Port Ludlow woman died late Thursday afternoon in a six-vehicle collision on the two-lane Hood Canal Bridge, closing the bridge for eight… Continue reading

A crash involving multiple vehicles shut down both directions of the Hood Canal Bridge late Thursday. (KOMO News)

Former Clallam County commissioner aims at old seat; sheriff now faces opposition

Former Clallam County Commissioner and Democrat Mike Doherty is making another run at his old position in the Nov. 6 general election… Continue reading

Former Port Angeles Mayor Patrick Downie dies after returning home

Former Mayor Patrick Downie, who battled cancer while ushering the city through difficult times, died Thursday. He was in his mid-70s. Current… Continue reading

Port Angeles’ chief administrator plans to retire

The former fire chief and once-reluctant leader who has served as the city of Port Angeles’ top administrator for six years will… Continue reading

Jamestown oyster farm in wildlife refuge now on hold

Permitting for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s proposed oyster farm at Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is on hold until at least a mid-November hearing… Continue reading