Clallam County

Vets ready for rare efforts to save ailing endangered orca

Experts are preparing rare emergency efforts to administer antibiotics or feed live salmon to save a young… Continue reading

Final pact made for Elwha facility: Multi-million dollar settlement has Port Angeles taking over on Tuesday

In what was described as a “final piece” of dam removal, the National Park Service has reached a settlement with the city… Continue reading

Investigators seek public’s help in determining cause of blaze

Firefighters have been unable to determine what caused Sunday’s RV and shed fire in Gales Addition and are deeming the blaze suspicious.… Continue reading

Issue of teacher salaries prompts rally on Thursday

Members of the Port Angeles Education Association, a group made up of Port Angeles School District’s certificated staff, are preparing to rally… Continue reading

Port Angeles man who has evaded arrest several times taken into custody

A 20-year-old Port Angeles man who has evaded arrest multiple times this summer was booked into the Clallam County jail Tuesday, a… Continue reading

Actors to recreate colonial times, start of Revolutionary War at festival

The Northwest Colonial Festival returns for its fourth year beginning Thursday and continuing through Sunday. Volunteers show what life was like in colonial… Continue reading

Clallam firefighters go to Silver Lake blaze

Firefighters from Clallam 2 Fire-Rescue have been mobilized as part of a South Puget Sound Strike Team to fight the Silver Lake… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Online survey for housing assessment … and other items

The city’s Department of Community Development has issued a Housing Needs Assessment survey. A link to the survey is available on the city’s… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: There are no do-overs with the orcas

IT WAS ANOTHER tough week in the news. It’s bad enough enduring endless images of war, pestilence and medieval corruption in a modern setting but… Continue reading

PUD commissioners to interview 14 candidates for vacancy

All 14 candidates from Port Angeles and Sequim who are vying to replace former Clallam County Public Utility District Commissioner Hugh Haffner… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners consider minor changes to finance department resolution

Clallam County commissioners will consider making minor changes to the resolutions they approved last week concerning the proposed finance department. Today, commissioners… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Forks issues citywide ban on burning … and other items

The city has imposed a citywide burn ban until further notice, it announced in a news release Monday. Included in the burn ban… Continue reading

Wind, fog, currents splash swimmer’s Strait attempt

Strong currents combined with wind and fog ended Michelle Macy’s attempt at swimming across the Strait of Juan de Fuca on Monday,… Continue reading

Fire burns RV, shed in east Port Angeles

Firefighters prevented a fire in Gales Addition from spreading to a home that was about 5 feet from a fully engulfed outbuilding… Continue reading

Orca task force to meet Tuesday

The Southern Resident Orca Task Force will meet Tuesday to discuss threats to the southern resident orcas and how to help. The meeting… Continue reading

Free outdoor summer concerts set this week

Free outdoor summer concerts will be presented on the North Olympic Peninsula this week. Stardust Big Band will perform big band to modern era music… Continue reading

OTA casts children’s production of ‘Phantom Tollbooth’

Tickets will be on sale beginning today for “The Phantom Tollbooth” at Olympic Theatre Arts. For the fourth summer production and second season… Continue reading

Clallam County turnout nearly 25 percent

Clallam County registered voters had returned by Thursday nearly 25 percent of the ballots mailed July 18 in the primary election. The… Continue reading

Film focuses on some effects of hydropower in Europe

The Coastal Watershed Institute and Patagonia will co-sponsor a free showing of a new documentary, “Blue Heart,” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Patagonia’s… Continue reading

LETTER: Dale Wilson tells the truth

Dale Wilson is an outstanding concerned citizen who is in solidarity with working class people and the oppressed. He is not afraid to speak truth… Continue reading