Clallam County

Two take leadership roles at cancer center

Ken Berkes, Interim Olympic Medical Cancer Center director, has announced the promotions of two staff members for leadership positions at the center. Oncology… Continue reading

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Singalongs at the movies

THE PICTURE PALACE. It’s a place many of us have never seen. Esther Morgan-Ellis takes us there: on a time- and space-travel jaunt, to grand… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: The signs of spring

I REMEMBER THAT first hint of springtime. It was long before the first skunk cabbage poked its garish head above the pond scum. It was… Continue reading

Lower Elwha to hold preview night for new display at Carnegie Museum

The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe is giving the public a chance tonight to preview its new display showcasing artifacts from the Tse-whit-zen… Continue reading

AP probe: Some confiscated guns sold back onto streets in Washington

When law enforcement agencies in Washington and other states sell guns they’ve confiscated during criminal investigations, they’re not just selling… Continue reading

Peninsula law enforcement agencies trade, sell, destroy weapons

Law enforcement agencies across the North Olympic Peninsula have various ways of disposing of forfeited guns, from trading them in for newer… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: A solution for Sequim elk

IT WAS ANOTHER tough week in the news. State wildlife officials have proposed eliminating 25 of the estimated 40 elk residing in Sequim because of… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: Veterans seek wilderness respite

KEN CHOSE NOT to give me his last name. Ken qualifies as homeless, according to the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. Most could call him a… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Coast Guard aids ill sailor on destroyer … and other items

A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a sick Navy sailor to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island on Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector… Continue reading

EYE ON OLYMPIA: Jobs, timber harvest bills still eyed for Legislature

Three bills and a key budget proviso might improve prospects for job growth on the Olympic Peninsula and in rural and coastal areas… Continue reading

Public forum on sexual abuse among young conducted in Sequim

From high-schoolers to grandparents, community members of all walks of life gathered at the Sequim High School Auditorium last month to discuss sexual… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center CEO earns recognition from Seattle Business Magazine

Olympic Medical Center CEO Eric Lewis was recently named as a winner in Seattle Business Magazine’s Leaders in Health Care Awards. Silver… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: $100 rebates available for septic inspections in Clallam … and other items

The Clallam County Department of Health & Human Services rolled out a septic inspection program for county residents Thursday. To register for the service, complete… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Surprise donations received … and other items

Kitsap Bank made a surprise donation to five North Olympic Peninsula nonprofits, as part of the bank’s Making a Difference For Our… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Make the home a safe place for Alzheimer’s patients

or we’re going to be. Some of us recognize that word. Some of us don’t. So I’ll provide Mark’s… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Chick’s Marina, other businesses remembered

THE FEBRUARY PICTURE of the past received many responses last month. Most of the comments were about Chick’s Marina, which was 127 W. First St.… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Wood chips expressed from Port Angeles to China

THE KUTAI EXPRESS moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 3 on Tuesday. The ship is a wood chips carrier that is 656 feet… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School students win awards for popsicle-stick bridges

Eleven Port Angeles High School students are receiving scholarships after their popsicle-stick bridges withstood the pressure at an annual statewide contest. Bridges… Continue reading

Deadline is Friday for Clallam County Community Service Award nominations

The deadline is 5 p.m. Friday for nominations for the 2018 Clallam County Community Service Award. A panel of judges will review the nominations and… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: Port Angeles City Council to conduct hearing on plastic bags

The Port Angeles City Council will conduct a first reading on a proposal to restrict plastic bags at stores within the city at meeting that… Continue reading