Clallam County

HELP LINE: To prevent falls, keep moving your body

THE INSIGHTFUL, DISCERNING and piercingly intelligent among us, defined by the fact that they’ve been following this column for more years than they care to… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: A rider rediscovers her passion after addiction

“I CAN’T BELIEVE I just ran a supreme time!” my niece, Brooke Stromberg, shouted out with joy upon completing the figure eight race at a… Continue reading

LAKE CRESCENT TRAFFIC: Highway 101 construction to resume Monday

Work on U.S. Highway 101 around Lake Crescent will resume Monday after a break from July Fourth through today. Crews will… Continue reading

Man hit while crossing Highway 101

A 53-year-old Port Angeles man suffered a broken nose when he was struck by a minivan while crossing U.S. Highway 101 just… Continue reading

Pickleball courts open at Sequim park

When it came time to christen the new pickleball courts at Carrie Blake Community Park, the Sequim Picklers were quite democratic about it.… Continue reading

Red Lion Hotel in Port Angeles to get new owner

The largest hotel in Clallam and Jefferson counties is about to get a new owner but will keep its familiar name. The… Continue reading

Second suspect accused of Lincoln Park Grocery burglary

A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a burglary at Lincoln Park Grocery near Port Angeles, the Clallam County Sheriff’s… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: If at first you don’t succeed, try again

I RECENTLY ACCOMPLISHED a previously-thought impossible task: I made cheesecake. One of my older sisters used to make the best cheesecake I had ever had.… Continue reading

Winners of Port Angeles parade announced

The Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the Fourth of July Parade. Prizes were awarded in three… Continue reading

Tonight’s taste of Shakespeare fundraiser for free summer performance

“As You Love It,” an evening of Shakespeare with food and wine, will raise money for this summer’s free Shakespeare in the… Continue reading

Famed Jamestown S’Klallam storyteller given national award

Elaine Grinnell’s talent for sharing the stories of the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe has not gone unnoticed. She was one of four people across… Continue reading

Clallam County, Makah to ask state to fix Highway 112

The Clallam County commissioners and the Makah Tribe are preparing to send a letter to the state Department of Transportation asking it… Continue reading

Investigators suspect body found near Clallam Bay that of Victoria man

Investigators should determine by Monday if dental records from a missing 56-year-old Victoria-area, B.C., kayaker match those of a man whose body… Continue reading

Former Olympic rower pleads guilty to fraud

A former Olympic rower who mysteriously disappeared for nearly 18 months has pleaded guilty to fraud. Harold Backer changed his plea Wednesday in… Continue reading

Port levy gets little traction at Port Angeles, Forks meetings

The chance that voters across Clallam County will vote on a levy increase to fund improvements for John Wayne Marina gained little… Continue reading

Sequim residents urge port commissioners to keep marina public

In their third and final listening session Monday on the future of John Wayne Marina, Port of Port Angeles commissioners asked for —… Continue reading

Port Angeles man pulls suicidal woman on bridge to safety

A Port Angeles man who pulled a suicidal woman from the fence on the western Eighth Street Bridge is credited with saving… Continue reading

Bridge barriers construction to begin July 16 in Port Angeles

Construction of higher barriers on the two Eighth Street bridges is expected to start July 16 and be finished on or about… Continue reading

Sequim pianist Jennifer Thomas finds ‘The Fire Within’

“She’s at peace and yet somehow on fire.” “Some women are lost in the fire. Some women are built from it.” Sequim composer… Continue reading

PHOTO GALLERY: The Fourth of July across the Olympic Peninsula

RESIDENTS AND VISITORS of North Olympic Peninsula towns joined citizens from all across America in the celebration of Independence Day on July 4. The Peninsula… Continue reading