Clallam County

HELP LINE: Part D open enrollment is upon us again

AS IS OFTEN the case in Western Washington, the whole is equal to the sum of its parts. In this case, the “whole” of Medicare… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Back Country Horsemen hope for new members

ONCE AGAIN BACK Country Horsemen Peninsula Chapter’s informational booth was at the Railroad Bridge Park earlier this month for its 20th Riverfest Celebration. The festival… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Free smoke detector aid for community … and other items

Clallam County Fire District 3 volunteers of the Diamond Point and Gardiner area are offering assistance changing… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Yacht club completes big annual fundraiser

EARLIER THIS WEEK, the log boom at the west end of Port Angeles Harbor was cleaned out of its inventory, which was loaded aboard the… Continue reading

<strong>Rob Ollikainen</strong>/Peninsula Daily News
                                Port Angeles civil engineer Jonathan Boehme, second from left, explains preliminary designs for safety improvements to Lincoln Street at an open house in the Vern Burton Community Center. Planned improvements include bike lanes, extended curbs and a new traffic signal at Third Street.

Port Angeles plans to try to slow traffic on Lincoln Street/Highway 101 to improve safety

Three alternatives for changes to Lincoln Street — which is also U.S. Highway 101 — were unveiled at an open house last… Continue reading

<strong>Rob Ollikainen</strong>/Peninsula Daily News
                                Port Angeles civil engineer Jonathan Boehme, second from left, explains preliminary designs for safety improvements to Lincoln Street at an open house in the Vern Burton Community Center. Planned improvements include bike lanes, extended curbs and a new traffic signal at Third Street.

Price tag $45 million for Port Angeles Waterfront Center

The Port Angeles Waterfront Center finally has a price tag: $45 million. “I’ve been asked repeatedly over the last 2½ years that… Continue reading

Jamie and Gibson Hill of Sequim pull in a fish while Dave Dewald tries to net it at Kids Fishing Day in 2016. The Puget Sound Anglers-North Olympic Chapter announced this week they have to cancel their 2018 event because of warm temperatures. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Puget Sound Anglers stock Sequim pond for fall fishing

The annual Kids Fishing Day has — for this year, anyway — turned into Kids Fishing Fall. Warm weather nixed the North Olympic… Continue reading

Jamie and Gibson Hill of Sequim pull in a fish while Dave Dewald tries to net it at Kids Fishing Day in 2016. The Puget Sound Anglers-North Olympic Chapter announced this week they have to cancel their 2018 event because of warm temperatures. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Serenity House to reopen night-by-night shelter Monday in Port Angeles

Serenity House of Clallam County has hired a new shelter director, ensuring that its night-by-night shelter will open Monday before the cold… Continue reading

Short delays expected on 101 around Lake Crescent

Guardrail installation, ditch cleaning and striping of fog lines will continue on U.S. Highway 101 around Lake Crescent this week. Drivers… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Feeling crabby? Try this dip

along with a visit from my mother, who loves crab and thus attends the… Continue reading

La Push man killed in wreck south of Forks

A 70-year-old La Push man was killed in a single-vehicle wreck on U.S. Highway 101 south of Forks at 9:40 p.m. Friday. The… Continue reading

Emerald Coast Opportunity Zone about to be in business

A development incentive effort for low-income areas is being piloted by a singular collaboration of North Olympic Peninsula tribes, city governments and… Continue reading

Emergency dispatch center merger on the table

Two Port Angeles officials will meet with the JeffCom 9-1-1 board next week to discuss a possible merger with Peninsula Communications. City… Continue reading

Quileute Tribe gets $44.1 million to build school on higher ground

The Quileute Tribe has received $44.1 million in federal funding to move its school to higher ground, officials said Tuesday. Tara MacLean… Continue reading

Woman accused of embezzlement from the Sequim VFW in jail again

A 31-year-old woman accused of embezzling nearly $10,000 from the Sequim Veterans of Foreign Wars post is back in jail after missing… Continue reading

Port Angeles staff to tell of plans for Lincoln Street upgrade at open house

The city of Port Angeles will host an open house to share preliminary concepts for safety improvements to Lincoln Street on Wednesday.… Continue reading

Teacher aims to add Oxford House in Port Angeles

An elementary school teacher who has seen the effects of addiction firsthand is renovating a home so that recovering drug addicts can… Continue reading

Sequim forum to focus on commercial aquaculture Saturday

The Sierra Club’s North Olympic Group and the Sierra Club Chapter Water Salmon Committee will host “Industrial Aquaculture: Food or Folly? Losing the… Continue reading

OMC urges federal agency to ditch plan for Medicare, Medicaid cuts

Loud and clear. Olympic Medical Center officials made their concerns clear about proposed changes to Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements during a visit… Continue reading

Sequim declines $1M loan for Prairie Street, looks to still do public outreach

Funding won’t be coming through quite as planned for projected work on Prairie Street. Sequim’s Public Works director David Garlington told city council… Continue reading