Brenda Hanrahan

Representatives of whaling tribe from Russia visit Makah

NEAH BAY -- Makah tribal members are hoping a cultural exchange with a delegation of Chukchi tribal members from Russia will be the first of… Continue reading

Sequim: Community donates $3,000 for surgery, follow-up care for China the cat

SEQUIM -- Resting comfortably in her foster parents' arms on Thursday, China the cat is recovering from hip and paw surgery after falling more than… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Lone picket at graving yard over archaeological dig

PORT ANGELES -- A lone picket walked in front of the Hood Canal Bridge graving yard on Tuesday. Dale Gesellchen of Port Angeles, a journeyman… Continue reading

Clallam Bay: Area’s only bank to close in January

CLALLAM BAY -- The only bank that serves the northwestern tip of the Olympic Peninsula will close its doors Jan. 28. Bank of America officials… Continue reading

Peninsula: Effort to help homeless veterans scheduled Thursday

PORT ANGELES -- An event to help homeless veterans on the North Olympic Peninsula is planned for Thursday. The event, known as the Stand Down,… Continue reading

Ballots go out to voters in Clallam and Jefferson counties today

Clallam County elections officials will mail 42,256 ballots to voters today for the Nov. 2 general election "The ballots are ready to go and will… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Enrollment up unexpectedly, but not enough to reopen Monroe School

PORT ANGELES -- School Board members say they are delighted to see enrollments increase at Port Angeles schools, but the increase does not call for… Continue reading

West End: Happy day for business owners — Highway 112 reopening

Business owners from Joyce to Sekiu say they can't wait for cars and trucks to again travel on state Highway 112. The scenic highway across… Continue reading

Port Angeles: PUD commissioners review potential of fiber-optic system

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County Public Utility District No. 1 commissioners say they now know more about future uses of the PUD's $3.78 million fiber-optic… Continue reading

Archeological dig could delay Hood Canal Bridge replacement even more, state transportation secretary admits

The continued discovery of early Klallam remains and artifacts in a portion of the Port Angeles graving yard property could hold up replacement of the… Continue reading

Unlucky cat gets luckier with $1,333 in donations for surgery

A total of $1,333 has been donated to help defray medical expenses of a cat that spent 11 days in a tree over a North… Continue reading

Lower Elwha want temporary construction shutdown at graving yard

PORT ANGELES -- Lower Elwha Klallam tribal leaders said Thursday that they have asked the state Department of Transportation to temporarily shut down all graving… Continue reading

Peninsula: Crab festival highlights weekend’s activities

Residents of the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend can delight in one of the region's great commodities during the third annual Dungeness Crab & Seafood… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Dozens attend session reviewing archaeological finds at graving yard site

PORT ANGELES -- Scientists working to recover remnants of an ancient Klallam village say the site is one of the richest archaeological finds in the… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Tribe, archaeologists try to figure out origins and reason for skull pit

PORT ANGELES -- Lower Elwha Klallam tribal members and archaeologists are trying to determine the origins -- and possible purpose -- of 15 human skulls… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Archeologists, tribe to discuss findings at graving yard for public

PORT ANGELES -- Archeologists involved in the discovery of Klallam artifacts and human remains on a waterfront construction site will discuss their findings for the… Continue reading

Blyn: U.S. to recognize tribe for wetlands efforts today

BLYN -- Jamestown S'Klallam tribal members will be recognized today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for their wetlands restoration efforts. Agriculture Undersecretary for Natural… Continue reading

Forks: Race to space is still on, even if X Prize isn”t

FORKS -- Space Transport Corp. officials say they are undeterred by a competitor's rocket plane's successful flight Monday to claim the $10 million Ansari X… Continue reading

Sequim: Donations sought for feline which proves that cats do indeed have nine lives

SEQUIM -- A couple caring for a cat named China have come to believe that cats have nine lives. Diana and Eldon Lusby of Sequim… Continue reading

Shine: Broken underwater cable fixed at Hood Canal Bridge

SHINE -- State Department of Transportation officials say a broken underwater cable that helps hold the Hood Canal Bridge in place is finally repaired. Workers… Continue reading