Leah Leach

Port Angeles Elks Naval Lodge hosts high tea to fete royal wedding

PORT ANGELES — If Arlene Blume had known how much interest a British royal wedding would draw in Port Angeles, she would have sold more… Continue reading

Kindle owners to be able to download books from North Olympic Peninsula libraries

Owners of the Kindle e-reader from Amazon.com will be able to download e-books from North Olympic Peninsula public libraries later this year. Amazon.com Inc. said… Continue reading

Quilcene to throw a party — and announce a slogan

QUILCENE — Residents of this south Jefferson County community will vote Friday on the best slogan for their town — and then hear the results… Continue reading

Bond can be boost to ‘loved to death’ Jefferson County Library

PORT HADLOCK — The Jefferson County Library will place a measure on the Aug. 16 ballot asking voters in the unincorporated part of the county… Continue reading

Lines to shift for Clallam commissioner districts

Boundaries will shift for all three commissioner districts in Clallam County, effective in 2012, and the lines are likely to be redrawn somewhere between McDonald… Continue reading

New NOAA Fisheries rule to keeps boats farther away from orcas

Whale-watchers and other boaters will have to stay twice as far away from orcas in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound once… Continue reading

Negotiations to resume on Port Townsend Paper union contract

PORT TOWNSEND — United Steelworkers negotiators and Port Townsend Paper Corp. mill officials will resume talks after employees rejected a contract offer. “There was an… Continue reading

‘Rookie flier’ eagle healed from crash-landing will soar away in Sequim

SEQUIM — A young bald eagle that broke a shoulder while learning to fly has healed and will soar away Saturday. “We think he was… Continue reading

Friday Harbor center identifies orcas that visited Port Angeles Harbor

PORT ANGELES — Two orcas who made a rare appearance in Port Angeles Harbor last week are transients known to the Center for Whale Research… Continue reading

Some events, but no float: Rhododendron Festival short on funds, volunteers in Jefferson County

PORT TOWNSEND — The Rhododendron Festival Association will have no float in its own parade in May. It can’t afford it, said the president of… Continue reading

Tree removal part of old Lincoln School site renovation in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES — Last week's removal of about a dozen aging or diseased trees is only the first step in a renovation of the exterior… Continue reading

Is it the flu? Maybe, maybe not

You’re coughing and have chills and fever. Your muscles ache. You have no energy. Is it the flu? Not necessarily. It could be something called… Continue reading

Three-mile sheen spotted in vicinity where boat sank off Pacific coast

LAPUSH -- A boat that sank in the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary on Thursday is apparently leaking diesel fuel and it is too deep… Continue reading

Pedestrian, 88, hit by car in Sequim dies of injuries

SEQUIM -- An 88-year-old Sequim woman who was hit by a car last week when she walked across North Fifth Avenue while walking her dog… Continue reading

Artwork auction to benefit Plant-A-Thon; 5,000 trees to be planted starting Saturday

PORT TOWNSEND -- Original artwork by award-winning Port Townsend artist Richard Jesse Watson is being auctioned online now to benefit the Plant-A-Thon Project, which will… Continue reading

Bounty records tell story of Clallam’s past

PORT ANGELES -- Back when the now-extinct wolves roamed the forests of the North Olympic Peninsula, hunters received bounties, paid in gold, on the hides… Continue reading

Peninsula well-kept secret, magazine contest shows

The results so far of the Reader's Digest magazine's campaign "We Hear You America" show that the attractions of the North Olympic Peninsula are, indeed,… Continue reading

Highways passable after tons of mud, debris come down

Workers chipped out access Saturday around a massive mud slide on state Highway 112 that isolated Neah Bay and cleared another slide on the opposite… Continue reading

‘Adrian Cross’ radio drama cast to throw free party in Sequim (***GALLERY***)

SEQUIM -- John Grissim may beat his chest at a "Mingle with the Cast Party" on Saturday, Jan. 8 -- but if he does, it… Continue reading

‘Adrian Cross’ radio drama in Sequim rescheduled for January

SEQUIM -- The radio drama "Adrian Cross, For Hire" is a little late, but it will be on the air. "Adrian Cross, For Hire --… Continue reading