Clallam County

Port Angeles cleanup prompted by needle poke

A cleanup of central Port Angeles is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, starting at the parking lot of the Clallam County Courthouse.… Continue reading

Port Angeles schools collects school supplies for students

The Port Angeles School District is collecting donations of school supplies to be given to students in need. Donations of school supplies… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Crescent school board meeting set for Thursday; Port Angeles graduate earns certificate

The Crescent School District Board of Directors is expected during its meeting Thursday to authorize the superintendent to accept a bid for a… Continue reading

Clallam primary ballots to be mailed this week

Voting in the upcoming primary election is less expensive by the cost of postage stamp. The 52,000 ballots that will be mailed… Continue reading

Candidate forums set today, Wednesday on Peninsula

Candidate forums are planned today and Wednesday on the North Olympic Peninsula. Ballots will be mailed to registered voters Wednesday for the primary election Aug.… Continue reading

PHOTO: Summertime merrymaking at Clallam Bay-Sekiu Fun Days

The Belzak family of Beaver shows their ponies in the Clallam Bay-Sekiu Fun Days parade Saturday. The annual event was held this past weekend to… Continue reading

Safe driving patrol in effect this week

State Patrol troopers and commercial vehicle enforcement officers are conducting a week-long emphasis focused on safe driving for commercial vehicles. The Operation Safe Driver emphasis… Continue reading

New talent featured at July variety show

Your Community Variety Show, the monthly two-hour program of live local entertainment at the Sequim Prairie Grange, will present some new talent Tuesday.… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Puffin cruises slated for this weekend … and other items

Puffin Sunset Marine Cruises around Protection Island National Wildlife Refuge have been set for Friday and Saturday. The cruises by the Dungeness River… Continue reading

Puppet-building workshops, show planned at libraries

Family performer and teaching artist Andy Furgeson of Red Yarn will host special puppet-building workshops at three North Olympic Library System libraries and perform at… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Tons happening around Port Angeles waters

ON THURSDAY, MY wife and I had lunch at one of the local restaurants along the waterfront with a view of the deep water harbor… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Pinch, stake and edge through summer

IT IS SUMMER here, in full swing with beautiful hot days. Your yard is blooming, the veggies are coming on, fruit is beginning to swell… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Field carrier landing practice set at Ault Field … and other items

There will be field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island at Ault Field night to late… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Twice-monthly networking breakfasts are held at 7:30 a.m. on the first and third Thursdays of the month at… Continue reading

4-H sport shooters sweep state championship to earn medals

The 4-H Clallam County Shooting Sports Air Rifle Team fared well during the annual 4-H Shooting Sports State Championship, sweeping first, second and… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Humdinger of a mystery

THE FIRST TIME this incident occurred, or more correctly that I witnessed it, I assumed it was a one-time thing and that a chickadee had… Continue reading

HELP LINE: If behavior changes happen, always call the doctor

THE FACT IS that it’s pretty easy for me to sit in front of a keyboard and pontificate on the vagaries of this or that… Continue reading

Iconic Granny’s Cafe placed on the market

Granny’s Cafe and the adjoining Indian Valley Motel — an iconic stop for locals and tourists who had just spent a fun-filled… Continue reading

Paving work planned around Lake Crescent

Paving work on U.S. Highway 101 around Lake Crescent will continue moving westbound from Barnes Point at milepost 227.5 with a… Continue reading

Plan ahead for all-night closures of Hood Canal Bridge

SHINE – The Hood Canal Bridge will close for six continuous hours the nights of July 22-24. The extended closures are needed while crews perform… Continue reading