Chris McDaniel

Multiple vehicles strike power poles; drivers avoid injury

At least three vehicles drove into utility poles on the North Olympic Peninsula over the holiday weekend, and all drivers managed to escape injury. One… Continue reading


Employee ‘elves’ provide children bikes for Christmas

When 65 children in the Port Angeles area wake up this Christmas morning, each will be greeted by a shiny new bicycle… Continue reading


Peninsula lights up for the holidays

Families packing into cars this Christmas Eve to participate in the age-old pasttime of viewing displays of holiday lights have plenty of options for across… Continue reading


Community invited to participate in concert

Celebrate the Christmas season in Baroque fashion during an upcoming performance of George Frideric Handel’s “Singalong Messiah.” Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 South… Continue reading

ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS: Live music is set tonight at Metta Room … and other items

The Metta Room, 132 E. Front St, beginning at 8 tonight and Sunday will host a variety of Christmas themed events with… Continue reading

Get into the spirit with holiday hijinks: Concert a fundraiser for COAST winter shelter

Organizers of the fourth annual Holiday Hi-Jinx Show hope to rock out the masses at a new venue while raising money for… Continue reading

Arson suspected in mobile home fire near Port Angeles

Arson is being investigated as the possible cause of a fire that destroyed an abandoned mobile home west of Port Angeles this… Continue reading

Dusting of snow makes Peninsula roads slick

A dusting of snow Saturday morning proved to create slippery roadways for drivers and was implicated in a five-car collision in Port Townsend. A state… Continue reading

Growler, Super Hornet operations suspended after incident

North Olympic Peninsula residents were given a reprieve from jet noise this weekend after all FA-18 Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler operations were… Continue reading

Volunteers help Peninsula cancer patients get to treatment

When North Olympic Peninsula cancer patients with no means of transportation need to travel to reach medical treatment, they can turn to… Continue reading

Calisthenics park in the works in Port Angeles

A community effort is underway to raise money to build a new calisthenics park in Port Angeles that will feature a variety… Continue reading

Christmas bird counts flock in on Olympic Peninsula

The annual tradition of tracking down birds as part of a Peninsula-wide census continues Saturday, with organizers seeking volunteers to participate. The 117th Christmas Bird… Continue reading

Concerts in the Woods continues with Bread & Gravy on Sunday

Bread &Gravy will perform Sunday at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center as part of the ongoing Concerts in the Woods series. Bread… Continue reading

Bringing back Christmas magic: Violinist to transport Port Angeles audience back to the Misty Isles on Sunday

Electric six-string violinist Geoffrey Castle will celebrate the magic of Christmas during a special performance Sunday. Castle — joined by keyboardist Ryan… Continue reading

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: Christmas Concert at Elks Lodge tonight; PA holiday play on tap tonight

The Elks Lodge of Sequim, 143 Port Williams Road, will host a performance by Sequim Community Orchestra at 7 tonight. Music Director Phil… Continue reading

Evans Wilderness bill awaits Obama’s signature

A bill passed by Congress to rename the Olympic Wilderness within Olympic National Park the Daniel J. Evans Wilderness to honor the… Continue reading

‘Blame it on Canada’: Cold air likely to bring snow

Canada, it seems, is responsible for snowy conditions forecast to invade the North Olympic Peninsula tonight and Monday. “You can blame it… Continue reading

Pulling the strings: Monthly Port Angeles art exhibit showcases new uses for old string instruments

What can artists do with old stringed instruments? How about, what can’t they do? During the Second Weekend Art Event, catch a… Continue reading

A Port Townsend ‘Christmas Carol’ play continues this weekend

“Spirit of the Yule,” a production that debuted in Port Townsend last weekend, sets the world of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”… Continue reading

Festival of Lights in Port Townsend to celebrate winter solstice

As the winter solstice approaches, cultures across the globe will take a moment to celebrate the light within, said the minister of… Continue reading