Sarah Sharp

Weekend holiday shopping vigorous, say Clallam retailers

From smart TVs to yodeling pickles, Clallam County businesses reported their top-selling wares on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. In Port Angeles, Swain’s General… Continue reading


Sasquatch symposium to promote cultural exchange

Striking brown eyes set atop a Roman nose and underscored by a heavy jaw peered back at Judy Carroll, she recalled of… Continue reading


Queen of Angels feast serves more than 1,980 in Port Angeles

The preparation began long before volunteers arrived in the kitchen at 5:30 a.m. Thanksgiving Day. And the effects will be felt long… Continue reading


Holidays kick off with events across Peninsula

Freeze the turkey and untangle the string lights. If weekend happenings across the North Olympic Peninsula are any indication, it’s that time of year. Olympic… Continue reading

Longtime Port Angeles resident, ‘larger than life,’ dies at age 97

Beyond a name, “Lou Lawrence” seems to carry a meaning all its own. “She was kind of a presence on her own,”… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center approves 2018 budget, 1 percent tax hike

Olympic Medical Center’s board of commissioners has approved the hospital’s 2018 operating and capital budgets, as well as a 1 percent property… Continue reading

Winterfest supports winter sports at Hurricane Ridge

The slopes of Hurricane Ridge have sported ski lifts for 60 years now. The milestone coincides with Winterfest, the annual fundraiser to… Continue reading

Four children celebrate adoption into forever families

Wiggly children tugged at the red and blue balloons floating around the courtroom in anticipation. Soon, Wyatt Johnson, 7, Connor Reynolds, 9,… Continue reading

Defending freedom: Marine Corps veteran urges telling of military history

The annual regional Veterans Day ceremony in a Port Angeles Coast Guard hangar rarely coaxes crowd interjections. But on Saturday, mumbles of… Continue reading

‘Queen Mary’ tells of Korean War experience

Among her fellow Korean War veterans, she’s affectionately known as “Queen Mary.” At 90 years old, Mary Reid attracts quite the attention… Continue reading

Clallam, Jefferson counties see cases of codling moths in apple orchards

The image seems innocuous enough: the classic worm-in-the-apple cartoon. In reality, the highly narrativized codling moth can destroy 80 percent to 90 percent of an… Continue reading

Mad at myeloma: Former Peninsula Daily News staffer in fight for more time with kids

“If I don’t do this, I’m going to die.” A former Peninsula Daily News bureau chief has fought multiple myeloma — a… Continue reading

Peninsula schools honored for improvement

Four schools on the North Olympic Peninsula are among the top 5 percent of improving schools in the state. Clallam Bay High and Elementary, Neah… Continue reading

Storm King fall fatal for Oregon man

A 21-year-old Oregon man was found dead Saturday morning after a 20-to-30-foot fall off Mount Storm King on Friday, officials said.… Continue reading

Harvest Wine Tour features 10 wineries/cideries

Winter arrived earlier than expected on the North Olympic Peninsula, but this weekend backstops to savor the flavors of fall. Such bounty’s best enjoyed in… Continue reading

Port Angeles deputy mayor keeps dance going after Ms. Senior America pageant

Curtains fell on the Ms. Senior America Superstar Theater two weeks ago, but Deputy Mayor Cherie Kidd continues to shake the frills… Continue reading

Bingo fundraises for Port Angeles woman’s stem cell therapy

One spaghetti feed, garage sale, GoFundMe page and donation account later, a Port Angeles woman sits less than $5,000 away from undergoing… Continue reading

Photography, sculpture, painting on display during Port Angeles Art Walk

On Saturday, Harbor Art will feature two photographers, vastly different in perspectives. Second Weekend Art Walkgoers will be treated to Richard Kohler’s… Continue reading

More snow possible for North Olympic Peninsula by Sunday morning

from a trace up to 3 inches — could appear on the North Olympic Peninsula by this morning, while the Olympic… Continue reading

‘You can have it all’: Disabled Port Angeles woman vies for Miss Washington crown

Perched on a piano bench, Madeline, 6, and Abigail, 12, stretched out their arms, examining their ivory-tickling fingers. “Look at my hands,”… Continue reading