Leah Leach

A sign indicating a ban on camping or overnight parking is posted near the front gate of a parcel Washington State Fish and Wildlife land in the Morse Creek Valley east of Port Angeles.                                (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Illegal campsites prompt closure of Morse Creek Unit just east of Port Angeles

State Fish and Wildlife officers have closed the 133-acre Morse Creek Unit off the U.S. Highway 101 Morse Creek curve so they… Continue reading

A sign indicating a ban on camping or overnight parking is posted near the front gate of a parcel Washington State Fish and Wildlife land in the Morse Creek Valley east of Port Angeles.                                (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Handel’s ‘Messiah’ singalong set for Saturday

The public is invited to “join voices” during the 20th-annual community “Messiah” sing-along Saturday. The concert will be from 1 p.m. to 3:30… Continue reading

Boys Girls Clubs children treated to Christmas celebration

Boys Girls Clubs children treated to Christmas celebration

Annual event provides a range of gifts, activities for kids

Boys Girls Clubs children treated to Christmas celebration
Peninsula retailers pleased with Thanksgiving weekend business

Peninsula retailers pleased with Thanksgiving weekend business

Sales were good all across the North Olympic Peninsula during Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, according to an informal survey of retailers. A sales… Continue reading

Peninsula retailers pleased with Thanksgiving weekend business
Three-year project on Highway 101 comes to a close

Three-year project on Highway 101 comes to a close

Work at Lake Crescent yields road that is ‘a dream to drive on’

Three-year project on Highway 101 comes to a close
Port Angeles city manager outlines objections to Rayonier cleanup proposal

Port Angeles city manager outlines objections to Rayonier cleanup proposal

City staff members plan to submit comments by Tuesday’s deadline objecting to the state Department of Ecology’s preferred alternative for cleaning up… Continue reading

Port Angeles city manager outlines objections to Rayonier cleanup proposal
Peninsula Home Fund campaign begins

Peninsula Home Fund campaign begins

Donations help neighbors in need

Peninsula Home Fund campaign begins

Serenity House offering public feast Thanksgiving Day

Volunteers, cooked meal donations welcomed

Manual recount likely in Port Angeles City Council race

Carr maintains slight lead over Napiontek

Port Angeles City Council candidates Nina Napiontek, left, and Navarra Carr chat before a voters forum earlier this year. Carr leads Napiontek for Position 6 on the Port Angeles City Council. (Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News file)

Carr now leads Napiontek for Port Angeles council seat

Close race could trigger recount if margin doesn’t change

Port Angeles City Council candidates Nina Napiontek, left, and Navarra Carr chat before a voters forum earlier this year. Carr leads Napiontek for Position 6 on the Port Angeles City Council. (Paul Gottlieb/Peninsula Daily News file)
Veterans Park fence design defended in Port Angeles

Veterans Park fence design defended in Port Angeles

Mayor Sissi Bruch wants to remove guns

Veterans Park fence design defended in Port Angeles
Arts Council will host fundraiser for Community Players

Arts Council will host fundraiser for Community Players

Repurposed theater seat backs to be auctioned off

Arts Council will host fundraiser for Community Players
POINT OF VIEW: Vehicle tabs should be at flat $30 fee

POINT OF VIEW: Vehicle tabs should be at flat $30 fee

HOW MANY TIMES do we, the people, have to vote for $30 vehicle tabs before our “representatives” respect our decision? Apparently, one more. Initiative 976… Continue reading

POINT OF VIEW: Vehicle tabs should be at flat $30 fee
Tickets on sale now for Haunted Histories Mysteries

Tickets on sale now for Haunted Histories Mysteries

A whole new way to explore Port Townsend

Tickets on sale now for Haunted Histories Mysteries
General manager, ad director to retire from Olympic Peninsula News Group

General manager, ad director to retire from Olympic Peninsula News Group

Steve Perry ready to ‘take on other challenges and opportunities and relax’

General manager, ad director to retire from Olympic Peninsula News Group

Navy to conduct training drill

Naval Magazine Indian Island will conduct a security training exercise Thursday. The exercise is similar to drills the Navy conducted… Continue reading

CrabFest a homecoming tradition for one volunteer

CrabFest a homecoming tradition for one volunteer

For at least one former resident, the Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival is a homecoming. Diana Losch travels to Port Angeles from… Continue reading

CrabFest a homecoming tradition for one volunteer

CrabFest to host search for champion chowder

McDermott, Ranniger among celebrity chefs

First snow of season

First snow of season

Hurricane Ridge gets 1-2 inches

First snow of season
Speedy demolition: Razing of Front Street buildings to begin Monday

Speedy demolition: Razing of Front Street buildings to begin Monday

A large hole where once-vibrant businesses were in downtown Port Angeles illustrates that demolition to clear space for a new $24 million,… Continue reading

Speedy demolition: Razing of Front Street buildings to begin Monday