Leah Leach

Kilmer discusses hospital reimbursement in Port Angeles town hall meeting

Shutdown, Snake River dams, changes needed in Congress also examined

Early music, international pieces to be performed at Peninsula College

Two founding members of Ensemble Electra, Vicki Boeckman and Jillon Stoppels Dupree, will return to the Maier Hall Concert Series at 7… Continue reading

End of shutdown prompts relief, fears

Olympic National Park will reopen its visitor center today and staff will return to work Monday to begin preparing other areas, now… Continue reading

Park to re-open; donations continue to be accepted for Coast Guard

Olympic National Park is expected to be re-opened by Monday — perhaps as soon as Sunday… Continue reading

Local groups offer assistance to federal workers during shutdown

The Clallam County Democrats are the most recent group of North Olympic Peninsula residents to announce action to help federal workers affected… Continue reading

Sequim legislator co-sponsors bill to make daylight saving time permanent

State Sen. Kevin Van De Wege is co-sponsoring legislation to put Washington state on record as favoring year-long daylight saving time, if Congress… Continue reading

Peninsula residents create safety net through Home Fund

You did it. You created a safety net for our neighbors on the North Olympic Peninsula. Thank you. Despite stock market jitters and the press… Continue reading

Party leaders to face off in United Way Hot Wings Contest tonight

The gauntlet has been thrown and the challenge accepted: county political party leaders will battle with hot wings. Matthew Rainwater, Clallam County… Continue reading

Drill and rifle competition set Saturday

Roughriders are among the students from seven schools who will participate in a drill and rifle competition from 9:30 a.m. to 5… Continue reading

Port Angeles chamber to honor community contributors

The Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced its finalists for its 2018 Citizen of the Year and five other awards.… Continue reading

Play about 1939 Chimacum Grange to be cast next week

Auditions for the world premiere of a one-act play written by a Port Townsend author, “The Grange,” are planned from 3 p.m. to… Continue reading

Peninsula Home Fund campaign nears end but benefits will continue all through 2019

New Year’s Eve — is the last day of the 2018 campaign for donations to the Peninsula Home Fund. All contributions to the… Continue reading

Home Fund donation a gift to your neighbors

By Leah Leach Peninsula Daily News As Christmas nears, consider expanding your gift list just slightly to include a small donation to the Peninsula Home… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEF: Meeting date moved to end of December

Jefferson County commissioners plan to appoint a District Court judge for 13 days because of a state law. Commissioners will consider on… Continue reading

Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News Christmas lights and temporary seating are part of the present interior of the Lincoln Theater in Port Angeles, shown here from the balcony during intermission for Snow White and the Five Housemates.A balcony.

‘Snow White’ not the end of the story: Lincoln Theater in Port Angeles expected to house another holiday production in 2019

“Snow White and the Five Housemates” has started a new tradition at the Lincoln Theater, said Marc Abshire, Port Angeles Regional Chamber… Continue reading

Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News Christmas lights and temporary seating are part of the present interior of the Lincoln Theater in Port Angeles, shown here from the balcony during intermission for Snow White and the Five Housemates.A balcony.

Bezos’ preschools come as rich get richer, more generous

From Jeff Bezos’ free preschools to Andrew Carnegie’s public libraries, education stands out as a favourite cause… Continue reading

Anderson Lake open for fishing with warning signs erected on banks

Anderson Lake is open for fishing — but with a warning. Tests on two consecutive samples taken from the lake — on Nov.… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus (portrayed by Joe Borden and his wife, Tawana Borden, arrive by fire truck at Centennial Place in downtown Sequim during festivites on Saturday to kick off the holiday season. Holiday-goers were serenaded with Christmas music and youngsters were given the opportunity to reveal their gift wishes to the Jolly Old Elf.

Thanksgiving weekend sales steady on Peninsula

Retailers across the North Olympic Peninsula reported steady sales Thanksgiving weekend. “Black Friday was absolutely crazy; it was a madhouse in here,” said Susan Erdmann,… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus (portrayed by Joe Borden and his wife, Tawana Borden, arrive by fire truck at Centennial Place in downtown Sequim during festivites on Saturday to kick off the holiday season. Holiday-goers were serenaded with Christmas music and youngsters were given the opportunity to reveal their gift wishes to the Jolly Old Elf.

Drier climate predicted for Northwest

The Fourth National National Climate Assessment report released Friday predicts that the Northwest will become drier and lose many of its subalpine trees to insects… Continue reading