Brenda Hanrahan

Non-Native skeleton found on graving yard property will be investigated, tribe says

PORT ANGELES -- A Lower Elwha Klallam tribal official says the discovery of complete skeletal remains of a non-tribal woman found on the graving yard… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Lower Elwha Klallam elders share secrets of past at archeological site

Hundreds of years ago, a Klallam fisherman stood on the shores of Port Angeles Harbor, using a fish hook made of elk bone to catch… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Tribal elders ponder value of graving yard in light of ancestral discoveries

Lower Elwha Klallam tribal elders say in many ways, they wish the graving yard project would never have come to Port Angeles. "It will create… Continue reading

LaPush: Quileute Days activities begin today

LAPUSH -- The Quileute tribe will celebrate its heritage and culture with a three-day celebration this weekend. The theme of the annual Quileute Days this… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Public can tour graving yard archeological site later this month

PORT ANGELES -- The public will have an opportunity to view the archaeological excavation of the graving yard, the former home of an ancient Klallam… Continue reading

Joyce: Schools superintendent retires after 18 years

JOYCE -- After 18 years at the helm of the Crescent School District, Superintendent Rich Wilson has retired -- and the School Board president said… Continue reading

Tribes readying for Paddle Journey

Members of North Olympic Peninsula tribes will abandon many daily conveniences in a few weeks and begin pulling traditional canoes through the region's waterways to… Continue reading

Marine sanctuary’s 10 anniversary to be feted July 16-17

Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary officials will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the coastal refuge with a host of activities July 16-17. During the celebration,… Continue reading

Clallam: S”Klallam youths to gain from ‘Youth Passages’ series

BLYN -- Jamestown S'Klallam tribal youth will learn about their heritage through a series of cultural lessons leading up to a canoe journey across Lake… Continue reading

Blyn: Traveling Vietnam memorial comes to casino Thursday through Saturday

BLYN -- A traveling exhibit dedicated to the armed forces men and women killed and missing during the Vietnam War will be displayed at 7… Continue reading

Forks: Two-stage rocket brings photos of flight back to Earth

FORKS -- Many rockets were launched on the North Olympic Peninsula on Independence Day. But only one went 10.5 miles above the Earth's surface. Officials… Continue reading

Olympic National Park to conduct census of mountain goats in high country

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK -- Biologists will conduct a population census of mountain goats throughout their habitat within the national park and in neighboring areas of… Continue reading

Ambitious Peninsula College construction plans need just one thing — money

PORT ANGELES -- Peninsula College officials are seeking funding from the state Legislature for three major construction projects on the college's main campus. The projects… Continue reading

West End: Forks, LaPush areas offer array of activities that stress patriotism, outdoors

West End residents will celebrate Independence Day with an array of activities including a parade, fireworks, a nature walk and a surfing competition. The array:… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Valley Creek Estuary Park gets award from statewide group

PORT ANGELES -- The Valley Creek Estuary Park has received the Washington Recreation & Park Association's annual Award of Excellence. "The significance of the project… Continue reading

LaPush: Surfing, kayaking event to be held this weekend

LAPUSH -- First Beach will be transformed into a surfers and kayakers paradise this weekend during the inaugural Surfing and Traditions sporting event. The event… Continue reading

Port Angeles: New interim high school principal looks ahead to his year at the helm

PORT ANGELES -- When high school students return to classes in September, they will find new leaders in charge. During the past two weeks, Port… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Interim assistant principal named at high school

PORT ANGELES -- School district officials have selected a 31-year employee to be interim assistant principal at Port Angeles High School next year. Mary Ann… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Interim principal selected to lead high school

PORT ANGELES -- An assistant principal will lead Port Angeles High School next year. Scott Harker will become interim principal of Port Angeles High School… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Emotions high on Monroe Elementary School’s final day

PORT ANGELES -- The last day of school at Monroe Elementary School was met with laughter, tears and celebrating by the students, teachers and staff.… Continue reading