Clallam County

NEWS BRIEFS: 21st annual Peninsula College Senior Dance set for Tuesday in Port Angeles … and other items

Peninsula College students will host Olympic Peninsula senior citizens Tuesday night for the 21st annual Peninsula College Senior Dance. Dancing will begin… Continue reading

Investigation revolves around resignation of PUD commissioner

A Seattle law firm is conducting a personnel investigation into the circumstances surrounding Clallam County Public Utility District Commissioner Hugh Haffner’s pending… Continue reading

Esprit gala begins today in Port Angeles

It’s Esprit week in Port Angeles. Billed as an “educational conference for all people on the gender spectrum,” the annual transgender convention… Continue reading

Petals and Pathways tour tickets available now

Tickets for the Petals and Pathways Home Garden Tour sponsored by the Master Gardener Foundation of Clallam County are now on sale,… Continue reading

Online voting for the best small towns ends Monday

The deadline for voting in USA Today’s 10Best Awards’ online contest for the Best Small Town for Shopping and the Best Best Coastal Small Town… Continue reading

Hurricane Ridge Road work continues

Road work continues on Hurricane Ridge Road, creating delays of up to 10 minutes for drivers. The work to rehabilitate the… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: Commissioners to mull fireworks restrictions

Clallam County commissioners will discuss a consumer fireworks policy Monday. The work session will begin at 9 a.m. in the commissioners’ board room (160) at… Continue reading

Second trial of accused rapist reset

A second trial for alleged rapist Martin C. Perez was reset because of interpreter unavailability. Perez, 40, of Forks, is charged in… Continue reading

‘I made a mistake:’ Golden Gate Bridge jump survivor speaks to Peninsula crowds

The whirlwind appearance of suicide-attempt survivor and author Kevin Hines drew hundreds to venues in Port Angeles and Blyn who were implored… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Get ready for spring’s growing frenzy

WE HAVE ALL enjoyed the amazing blossoms and lovely flower displays appearing here on the Olympic Peninsula, with just enough drizzle to top the days… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Taking the BART to a birder’s paradise

SAN FRANCISCO IS a big, busy and noisy city. Golden Gate Park plays a large role in keeping the citizens sane. It’s my favorite place… Continue reading

Candidates to file this week in Clallam races

Clallam County’s elected community development director — still the only elected DCD director in the U.S. — has a general election contender… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Breakfast meetings with networking and educational programs are held Tuesdays at 7:30 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Opportunities coming to learn more about Medicare

WE HEAR IT all the time, right? “Well, it isn’t rocket science …” Actually, some things are “rocket science,” such as rocket science. Another is… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Remember to provide fresh drinking water for horses

IF YOU ASKED me for a glass of water and I handed you a cup that sat in the hot sun a couple of days… Continue reading

Search for missing hiker scaled back

The search for missing hiker Jeremiah Adams has been scaled back after a four-day sweep of the Buckhorn Wilderness south of… Continue reading

Sequim man dies after boat capsizes; two others rescued

A 58-year-old Sequim man has died after the boat he was fishing on was struck by a wave and capsized near Tatoosh… Continue reading

Shorter delays expected on Highway 101 around Lake Crescent

The four-hour delays on U.S. Highway 101 around Lake Crescent are over until after Labor Day, but half-hour delays are still… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Chocolate chip cookies pave the road to happiness

I’M PRETTY SURE I’ve discovered the key to a happy life. It’s simple, inexpensive and delicious. And here it is: Always keep the ingredients for… Continue reading

Sequim schools may reduce staff starting Tuesday

Sequim School District may see a reduction in staff come Tuesday. At Monday’s Sequim School Board meeting, Randy Hill, executive director of Human… Continue reading