Clallam County

Award recognizes health care collaboration

The executive director of Olympic Community of Health, which serves the North Olympic Peninsula, has been given the Health Innovator of the Year… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Christmas shopping is for the birds

THERE ARE SO many great gifts for birdwatchers that it almost doesn’t seem necessary to come up with suggestions for Christmas shopping. That’s also true… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Monthly luncheon meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 11:15 a.m. in the… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Use Medicare to help you feel as good as you can

LAST MONTH, I went on about all the various deductibles, co-pays, etc. associated with Medicare Parts A and B in 2019. If you managed to… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Consider donating to OPEN to help equines in need

I COULDN’T DO it. I couldn’t continually take in unwanted, vulnerable and big sensitive-eyed horses while depending on donations to help feed and care for… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Some sewer service to be interrupted … and other items

City officials have asked residents of the area to refrain from using water between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. beginning Monday. The… Continue reading

OlyCAP offers jobs programs

New employment resources are now available through the Olympic Community Action Programs in Clallam and Jefferson counties. Olympic Community Action Programs (OlyCAP) has assumed the… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Holiday gifts for the mariner on your list

CHRISTMAS IS NOT too far away, not that many of us need reminding, although finding the perfect gift for someone who enjoys all that the… Continue reading

Port Angeles officials to spend night on the streets

After spending a night at Serenity House of Clallam County’s night-by-night shelter and attempting to keep warm in below-freezing temperatures, Amy Miller… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Try new recipe for holiday desserts

I’M GOING TO try something new this year. For the first time since I began working for the Peninsula Daily News in August 2015, the… Continue reading

Lawsuit against Clallam County prosecutor settled

Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols has settled a lawsuit with Tina Hendrickson, a former office manager who sued him over alleged… Continue reading

Sequoia removal still stands: Port Angeles council agrees decision is administrative

City Council members grappled with a controversial decision to remove an adored sequoia from Lions Park before agreeing that the decision rested… Continue reading

Port Angeles adopts 2019 budget

The Port Angeles City Council has adopted a balanced budget for 2019. The total city budget is $115.4 million and the general… Continue reading

Fire shoots flames up trees in Joyce

Ammunition exploded and flames climbed nearby trees as firefighters from Clallam Fire District No. 4 arrived at a fully engulfed unoccupied mobile home… Continue reading

Sequim approves $37.9 million budget for 2019 with small utility increase set

Sequim city residents can anticipate a nominal increase in utility bills starting next year following the Sequim City Council’s approval of next year’s… Continue reading

Blaze destroys Blyn home near Chicken Coop Road

Officials said a fire that consumed a Blyn home late Monday morning was tough to fight due to terrain. Assistant Fire Chief Tony… Continue reading

Olympic National Park seeks public input on alternatives for Olympic Hot Springs Road

Olympic National Park is asking the public to comment on how the park should restore vehicle access to the Elwha Valley… Continue reading

Investors likely to have high expectations for Emerald Coast Opportunity Zone

Port of Port Angeles officials are discovering possible limitations to what the Emerald Coast Opportunity Zone can offer to rural areas. Among… Continue reading

Carlsborg 12-year-old continues toiletries donations to homeless

River Jensen is definitely on Santa’s “nice” list this year as she plans to donate collected toiletries to organizations that help the homeless… Continue reading

Sequim Fir Street reconstruction moved to April

Anticipated reconstruction on West Fir Street is on hold again. City of Sequim officials report the anticipated January start date to reconstruct the… Continue reading