Clallam County Fire District 2 firefighters, with assistance from surrounding districts, work to extinguish fire of beach logs and grasses that scorched a stretch of beach along the Strait of Juan de Fuca at the north end of Four Seasons Ranch and threatened numerous homes on Saturday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Beach blaze contained at Morse Creek

Saturday fire worried homeowners, but no structures affected

Gov. Jay Inslee  looks at a patient simulator as Peninsula College nursing instructional technician Terresa Taylor describes its workings during a tour of the college's Nursing Simulation Lab on Friday in Port Angeles.

Inslee tours Port Angeles projects

Town ‘pumping on all cylinders,’ he said

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The Port Angeles Red Lion Hotel and adjoining 48º North Waterfront Restaurant, shown Friday, are working on plans to expand and upgrade the current facilities, which will include incursion into the existing parking lot -- a proposal that would have an effect on the annual Port Angeles Crab Festival.

Port Angeles city seeks Red Lion expansion comments

Plans won’t affect CrabFest this year but will in future


Crumb family funds nursing scholarship

$150K endowment to aid Clallam County students going to St. Martin’s University

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Heath Wade enjoys opening day at the Chimacum Farmers Market in 2022.

Chimacum Farmers Market opens Sunday

Special events planned for first day of season

Tamara Galvin, facilities manager for the Feiro Marine Life Center in Port Angeles, watches as Rocky, the center’s black rockfish, explores his new viewing tank. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Feiro Marine Life Center replaces tank for rockfish

City lodging tax pays for project

Boats in the 2019 Race to Alaska compete for a $10,000 prize in a route that takes them from Port Townsend to Ketchikan, Alaska, but organizers say the race is more about the experience than the money. (Drew Malcolm via Northwest Maritime Center)

Race to Alaska sets sail Monday

Participants to use human, wind power

Goby McCaffrey, 3, does his best Spiderman act in his battery-powered Spider-Mobile with his parents, Teresa and Travis McCaffrey of Port Angeles, while strolling the Esplanade on the Port Angeles waterfront on Wednesday. The family was on a springtime stroll and the youngster had insisted on superhero regalia. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Superhero stroll in Port Angeles

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Smoke billows from a garage 71 S. Benson Road near Port Angeles on Wednesday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Garage fire near Port Angeles

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Victoria Wellman, of Clinton, won first place in Port Townsend Sunrise Rotary's 11th Running of the Balls.

Running of the balls in Port Townsend

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Aggy Huff of PA holds “Dallas" a Nigerian Dwarf Goat at the annual Shepherd’s Festival held at the Sequim Prairie Grange. She is inside a white tent. The festival was half inside the grange and half outside with many vendors with sheep, goats and llamas and related products. 			  Cyndie Stumbaugh who has directed the festival for years recalls that it started back in 1980 but missed the last three years because of COVID. This years revival of the festival was met with blue skies and many many visitors. Cyndie said. “It's excellent and I’m thrilled." dlogan

Shepherd’s Festival held at Sequim Prairie Grange

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Forks man sentenced to 8 1/2 years in prison

Calloway pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter



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Sam Kallas standing in front of 128 E. Front St., the Duck Inn in 1968. (Submitted by John McNutt)

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PAT NEAL: The house of the salmon

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