Clallam County

Local young musicians to perform tonight

Young artists participating in the Port Angeles Symphony Summer Strings Workshop will perform at 7 tonight. The concert will be at First… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Interim port director eye for Port of Port Townsend … and other items

Port of Port Townsend commissioners will consider the appointment of an interim director when it meets today. Commissioners will meet at 1:30… Continue reading

Rainforest Run ends, but reunion begins; motorcycle rally set for this weekend in Forks

The inaugural Rainforest Run Cycle Camp Family Reunion will be today through Sunday. The gathering will be at Cycle Camp at 1071 Mora… Continue reading

Rialto Beach closed during search

Olympic National Park officials closed down popular Rialto Beach on Thursday afternoon while searching for a person who was allegedly threatening people,… Continue reading

Fishing boat sinks in Port Angeles Boat Haven

EDITOR’S NOTE: This has been corrected by removing a paragraph that erroneously said that the Elwha Police Department had been asked to assist but did… Continue reading

Peninsula socked in by wildfire smoke

A vise of smoky air Wednesday continued to grip the Olympic Peninsula as wildfires raged to the north in British Columbia and… Continue reading

Plans for school portables underway

As Sequim School District readies for the next school year, several programs and schools are looking at portables as temporary solutions for housing… Continue reading

Port Angeles man charged with second-degree rape, assault

Charges of second-degree rape by forcible compulsion and fourth-degree assault were filed Wednesday against a 43-year-old Port Angeles man. Other women have… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: ‘Read to Feed’successful … and other items

New Day Learning Academy students exceeded their reading campaign goals in the “Read to Feed” service project, raising $700 for Heifer International.… Continue reading

PHOTO: Getting a trim

Lukas Teague, 10, of Port Angeles, a member of the Lambchops 4-H Club, trims the hair on Lacey, his show pig, during… Continue reading

Clallam County Fair set to begin Thursday

Exhibitors have been busy this week setting up at the Clallam County Fairgrounds in preparation for this year’s fair. The Clallam County… Continue reading

Measure now off the ballot: Clallam finance department question paperwork late

The Clallam County commissioners’ plans of putting a measure to create a county finance department on the November ballot have been delayed… Continue reading

Woman arrested in Port Angeles after police pursuit

Law enforcement officers have arrested a woman they say drove a car into a state Department of Corrections officer before leading police… Continue reading

DUI patrols to increase leading up to Labor Day weekend

Law enforcement agencies across the Olympic Peninsula will increase DUI patrols Friday through Sept. 3 in anticipation of Labor Day weekend. According to a press… Continue reading

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: A fresh look, in full color

IT HAPPENS WHEN least expected. A single still image beams me back to a place, a feeling. We look at scores of pictures in the… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: School vaccinations offered now … and other items

Clallam County Health & Human Resources is offering youth vaccinations before the school year at its Port Angeles and Forks offices. Immunizations are held throughout… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: The orca task force not to the rescue

THE VISCERAL SPECTACLE of the mother orca carrying her dead baby for 17 days and the emaciated female orca that might or might not be… Continue reading

Smoke from wildfires elsewhere causes unhealthy air on Peninsula

Outdoor runners, take the morning off. Residents of Clallam and Jefferson counties were urged Tuesday to limit their time outdoors or stay inside… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Highway 101 lane closure is expected; flight operations scheduled

Drivers can expect delays on U.S. Highway 101 just south of the state Highway 20 junction near East Uncas Road this week.… Continue reading

Peninsula firefighters helping battle blazes in Eastern Washington

North Olympic Peninsula firefighters are jumping from one blaze to another. As soon as two, three-person teams from Clallam and Jefferson counties finished battling the… Continue reading