Leah Leach

Billboards touting North Olympic Peninsula’s virtues rise in Seattle

PORT ANGELES - Travelers on busy freeways in Seattle are getting an eyeful of the peace and beauty of the North Olympic Peninsula in a… Continue reading

Symbolic graveyard loses Port Angeles permit, is canceled

PORT ANGELES - Saturday's peace march was originally expected to include a visit to a symbolic graveyard, with a marker representing each one of the… Continue reading

Updated story: War memorial visit to Port Angeles canceled; protest focuses on Lincoln St. vets memorial

PORT ANGELES — The Arlington Northwest display will not be in town Saturday A rally sponsored by the Clallam County Peace Coalition and the Green… Continue reading

Proud parents struggle to be with premature daughter at Seattle hospital

SEATTLE - Caydence Jade Barnett, born on Wednesday to Port Angeles parents Tiffany and Christopher Barnett weighing 2 pounds, 9 ounces, is undergoing surgery today.… Continue reading

Clallam gets $1 million to fight homelessness

Clallam County has received $1 million of a $1.165 million request for a state grant to put homeless people in permanent housing. "What we proposed… Continue reading

Jamestown S’Klallam tribe acquires Dungeness Golf Course today

SEQUIM - The Jamestown S'Klallam tribe will get the keys today to the Dungeness Golf Course - which may soon be known as the Cedars… Continue reading

Man traps bobcat who was killing his ducks

PORT ANGELES -- The last duck is safe, for now, if perhaps a bit nervous. The bobcat blamed for eating several of its companions is… Continue reading

Dungeness Golf Course deal to close

DUNGENESS - An agreement on the last sticking point in the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe's bid to buy the Dungeness Golf Course has cleared the way… Continue reading

Dog sniffs out mold in buildings

PORT ANGELES -- "You ready to go to work?" Paul Collins asks Zena, who has been nosing around the room. The 1-year-old Belgian Malinois tenses… Continue reading

Rep. Buck, House speaker feud over campaign fliers

Three campaign fliers mailed to voters this week in the 24th Legislative District misrepresent his record, Rep. Jim Buck says. Buck, R-Joyce, is demanding an… Continue reading

A quiet battle against noise

JOYCE -- Gordon Hempton listened all over the world for silence. The quietest spot he found was close to home. A three-mile walk into the… Continue reading

Oscar-winning actor to return to scene of his 1982 triumph

PORT TOWNSEND -- Actor Louis Gossett Jr. will return to Fort Worden State Park on Friday to film interviews in some of the locations of… Continue reading

Population on Peninsula surges to 96,000

The North Olympic Peninsula's population has climbed to 96,000, according to an estimate released by the state Office of Financial Management. This means the Peninsula… Continue reading

Habitat for Humanity expanding to West End

FORKS - The first Habitat for Humanity house in Forks is about to take shape. String will mark the outline of the home-to-be during a… Continue reading