Clallam County

Traveling surfboard expresses opposition to offshore oil drilling

A traveling surfboard signed by businessmen in the recreation industries who are opposed to offshore oil drilling will be at the Surfrider… Continue reading

Read and Eat Gathering in Forks, a chili cook-off and a Welfare of Animals Group Dogtober Fest on Peninsula

A Read and Eat Gathering in Forks, a chili cook-off and dances in several towns are among the upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Remember: What is right isn’t always what is easy

I SEND PEOPLE in my congregation birthday and anniversary cards. Most cards are too feminine, so I make my own. I’m guessing the people who… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Celebration at school set tonight in PT … and other items

The newly opened Salish Coast Elementary School will host a Community Celebration from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today. The school at… Continue reading

Teddy Bear Tea tickets to go on sale Saturday

Tickets for the popular Teddy Bear Teas at the Festival of Trees will go on sale Saturday morning. The tickets — $12… Continue reading

Three days of storytelling begin today

The Forest Storytelling Festival runs today through Sunday at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. Full-festival packages are available for… Continue reading

Port Angeles council considers raising residential water rates

City customers will see a 5.4 percent increase in their residential water bills and no change in their home electric bills next… Continue reading

Matheny to lead free workshop today

Flugelhornist Dmitri Matheny will present a free jazz workshop/clinic from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today. The workshop, “Melodic Mastery,” will be… Continue reading

Propane explosion, fire in Sequim trailer injures man

A Sequim man has been airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after he was burned by an explosion and fire inside a… Continue reading

Bed and breakfast or hotel? Third party to review the question in Clallam

Clallam County and a woman suing the county over her proposed 32,000-square-foot and 27-bathroom bed and breakfast have agreed to have a neutral… Continue reading

Clallam Transit board approves labor agreement

The Clallam Transit board has approved a three-year labor agreement that provides retroactive pay and three years worth of raises for bus… Continue reading

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Special effects of the imagination

FALL MEANS HIGH time for change. Me, I could use a change in my electronic habits. May I order a digital detox weekend? This weekend,… Continue reading

General election ballots mailed today

The Nov. 6 general election enters its final lap today. Ballots will be mailed today to more than 77,500 voters in Clallam… Continue reading

Green crab numbers dwindle in Dungeness

Resource managers at Dungeness’ Washington Maritime National Wildlife Refuge are happy to find less of what they were hunting. Lorenz Sollmann, deputy project… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Storyteller workshop set Friday in Port Angeles … and other items

Minton Sparks, a Southern storyteller in town for this weekend’s Forest Storytelling Festival at Peninsula College, will teach a pre-festival workshop, “Discover… Continue reading

Police investigate thefts at Sequim Food Bank

Sequim police officers continue to investigate a string of theft and burglaries at the Sequim Food Bank. Stephen Rosales, board president for the… Continue reading

Port Angeles fire crews knock down blaze that endangered two homes

Crews extinguished a house fire on Edgewood Drive on Tuesday and prevented the blaze from destroying an adjacent home, Clallam County Fire… Continue reading

Pro, con debate on carbon fee: Port Angeles forum airs views on ballot initiative

Proponents and an opponent of an initiative that would set a carbon emissions fee of $15 per metric ton of carbon released… Continue reading

ShakeOut earthquake drill arrives on Peninsula on Thursday

Update your emergency kit, review how to protect yourself once the shaking starts and make sure you’ve designated an out-of-area contact in… Continue reading