Brenda Hanrahan

OlyCAP gives a – “hand-up,” not a handout, to Peninsula residents

For four decades, Olympic Community Action Programs -- better known as OlyCAP -- has provided a wide array of services for residents in Jefferson and… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Federal official tells state, tribe to talk some more over graving yard archeological dig

PORT ANGELES -- The seven-month-old agreement between the state and Lower Elwha Klallam tribe over archeology at the graving yard remains in force, federal highway… Continue reading

Where to find the Thanksgiving spirit on the North Olympic Peninsula

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS Several community meals are planned across the North Olympic Peninsula today to share fully the Thanksgiving Day holiday with others. Each event… Continue reading

Sequim: “Difficult decisions” may lie ahead on Hood Canal Bridge project

SEQUIM -- The state Department of Transportation is ready to make "difficult decisions" on the future of the Hood Canal Bridge improvement project, the project… Continue reading

Tribe, Transportation consider outcomes of pending federal graving yard decision — might project move out of Port Angeles?

Lower Elwha Klallam and state Department of Transportation leaders are preparing for the unknown as officials from the Federal Highway Administration determine how extensive excavation… Continue reading

Peninsula tribes work together to produce canned seafood

LAPUSH -- When the Quileute tribe decided to begin selling canned salmon, it turned to the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe for help. Quileute Tribal Chairman… Continue reading

Federal officials to make decision on graving yard archeology dispute by Thanksgiving

PORT ANGELES -- Federal Highway Administration officials say they should make their decision Wednesday about how much longer the archaeological excavation of the graving yard… Continue reading

Port Angeles: School Board figuring out just how much of a tax levy to ask for

PORT ANGELES -- As the ballot deadline to announce the amount and tax collection rate of a proposed four-year maintenance and operations levy nears, members… Continue reading

Cedar burial boxes handmade for Klallam ancestors

The smell of cedar and the buzz of an electric saw can be heard throughout the day -- and often into the night -- on… Continue reading

Tools especially crafted to help tribal members, archaeologists at graving yard site

PORT ANGELES -- When Lower Elwha Klallam tribal workers at the graving yard site needed special tools to excavate human remains and artifacts, they turned… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Graving yard, archeological dig mired in delay while federal decision awaited

PORT ANGELES -- Tribal and state officials continue to wait for federal officials to decide how much longer an archaeological excavation of Native American remains… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Old Chinese coins found with headless remains at graving yard

Coins that could be more than 300 years old have been unearthed from the graving yard site in Port Angeles. The age of the 11… Continue reading

Newlyweds’ idea for phone cards instead of gifts strikes a national heartstring

PORT ANGELES -- A pair of newlyweds say they are astounded to receive national media attention from their efforts to collect prepaid international phone calling… Continue reading

Clallam County officials preparing to buzzcut for United Way

For the three Clallam County commissioners and the top county administrator, it could be the kindest cut of all. To raise money and awareness for… Continue reading

Joyce: Waldrip appointed to Crescent School Board

JOYCE -- Crescent School Board officials have appointed Sue Waldrip to fill a vacancy on the five-member board. Waldrip, 45, is the mother of four… Continue reading

Literacy Day events planned in Port Angeles, Sequim

Members of the Clallam County Literacy Council are hosting reading contests and parties in Port Angeles and Sequim on Saturday to celebrate Family Literacy Day.… Continue reading

Buck in tight race with challenger Van De Wege

Incumbent state Rep. Jim Buck, R-Joyce, maintained a slight lead over his Democratic challenger, Kevin Van De Wege of Sequim, in the first round of… Continue reading

U.S. to decide dispute between state transportation agency, Lower Elwha tribe over graving yard

PORT ANGELES --Federal officials could decide in the next few weeks how much longer archaeological excavation at the state Department of Transportation's graving yard will… Continue reading

Downtown PA, PT trick or treating and other haunted happenings

From Port Townsend to Forks, kids and adults can celebrate Halloween this weekend with trick-or-treating, pumpkin carving contests, haunted houses, scary storytelling, parades and pet… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Multicultural Task Force takes stock of city’s status in past year

PORT ANGELES -- Members of the city's Community Multicultural Task Force say although no hate crimes have been reported in the last year, their work… Continue reading