Keith Thorpe

Spring cleaning for Port Angeles fountain

Port Angeles Parks Department employee Tera Dummitt uses a pressure washer to clean the concrete basin of the Conrad Dyar Memorial Fountain on Tuesday in… Continue reading


PHOTO: Orange algae bloom hits Port Angeles waterfront

Not toxic to humans but tough time for marine life


PHOTO: Excavator caught on a wire snags lines in Port Angeles

Utility workers look up at a power pole after lines were snagged by an excavator on Mount Angeles Road at Hurricane Ridge… Continue reading


PHOTO GALLERY: Sequim celebrates with Irrigation Festival’s Grand Parade

Organizations from all over the Olympic Peninsula take part

PHOTO: Chain gang dismantles an RV near Port Angeles

Members of the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office chain gang work to dismantle a recreational vehicle at the Deer Park Rest Area east of Port Angeles… Continue reading

PHOTO: Cattle graze in sunshine in Sequim

Cattle graze in a pasture near Anderson Road north of Sequim recently. Like last week, the Olympic Peninsula is due for a lot of sunshine… Continue reading

PHOTO: Road work backs up traffic in Port Angeles

Traffic along East First Street was snarled by lane restrictions as state road crews patch sections of the roadway from Chambers Street… Continue reading

PHOTO: Sunshine for sailing in Sequim

David Tarr of Port Townsend admires the view of a sailboat on Sequim Bay on Tuesday at John Wayne Marina near Sequim. Warm temperatures and… Continue reading

PHOTO: Junior rangers learn lessons at Olympic National Park

Above, Olympic National Park firefighter Paul Staley directs 3-year-old Owen Bailey of Gig Harbor where to point a fire hose as part of Junior Ranger… Continue reading

Kids try out dreams at Touch-a-Truck

Four-year-old Makai Hapoff of Port Angeles rides a wheelchair lift operated by Clallam Transit driver Pete Sekac during Saturday’s Touch a Truck… Continue reading

Pitching in for Day of Service

Kenzie Fors, 6, of Port Angeles, a member of the 4-H Pony Express Club, tosses collected tree branches into a pile during Saturday’s Day of… Continue reading

PHOTOS: Volunteers pull up refuse from Port Angeles harbor

Sara Cendejas-Zarelli, left, and Michael Sheldon of Lower Elwha Klallam Fisheries pull an abandoned shopping cart from the bottom of Port Angeles Harbor beneath City… Continue reading

PHOTO: Volunteers search for debris on Peninsula beaches

Verna Myers and Bruce Murray, both of Chico, Calif., search for garbage and other debris along the inside of Ediz Hook in Port Angeles on… Continue reading

PHOTOS: Port Angeles students send experiment up in the air

Students from Port Angeles and Crescent high schools release a high-altitude helium balloon containing cameras and tracking devices Thursday from Port Angeles… Continue reading

PHOTO: Peninsula College staff members protest underfunding

Members of the faculty and staff of Peninsula College hold signs Tuesday at the Conrad Dyar Memorial Fountain in downtown Port Angeles to raise awareness… Continue reading

PHOTO: Port Townsend busker fiddles for funds in Sequim

Robert Downing of Port Townsend fiddles for donations in front of the Sequim QFC store Friday afternoon. Downing, who calls himself “The Mad Fiddler,” saw… Continue reading

PHOTO: Early easter fun plays out in Port Angeles

Seven-year-old Naveah Davidson of Port Angeles creates a rabbit mask during Saturday’s Easter Fun Day at the Camp Fire Clubhouse in Port Angeles. Dozens of… Continue reading

PHOTO: Raising funds for Olympic Peninsula Alpaca Rescue

Alexis Price, 12, of Port Angeles watches over a pen with alpacas, from left, Nikki, Patches, Oceania and Paxton, on display at a flea market… Continue reading

Three cars collide in wreck near Port Angeles

Three Port Angeles residents suffered apparent minor injuries in a three-car wreck near the Walmart Supercenter in Port Angeles. The 10:48 a.m.… Continue reading

PHOTO: Raising funds for animals in Port Angeles

A.J. Newland, 9, of Port Angeles pets Slater, a 5-month-old Chihuahua/Doberman pinscher puppy, during a pet adoption and fundraising session for the Olympic Peninsula Humane… Continue reading