A GMC Sierra burned and two propane tanks exploded on Sunday on Kemp Street behind the IGS grocery store on U.S. Highway 101 east of Port Angeles. (Clallam County Fire District 2)

Burning truck leads to propane explosions east of Port Angeles

Windows blown out from blast; no injuries reported

 

Business groups ask governor not to roll some counties to Phase 2

Nearly 70 state business organizations are urging Gov. Jay Inslee to delay for three weeks any… Continue reading

 

This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

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Vaccination clinic workiers Jack Harmon, front, and Jeramey Johnson check in motorists and direct traffic during Saturday's clinic at Port Angeles High School.
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Vaccination clinic workiers Jack Harmon, front, and Jeramey Johnson check in motorists and direct traffic during Saturday's clinic at Port Angeles High School.
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Clallam’s newest deputies graduate from Basic Law Enforcement Academy

After helping lead their class at the Washington State Basic Law Enforcement Academy, two recent academy graduates are headed back to serve on… Continue reading

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Tons of metal scrap are being hauled away from Midway Metals, avoiding enforcement action against its Port Orchard owner.

Cleanup starts at Midway Metals

Questions linger over lasting impact

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Tons of metal scrap are being hauled away from Midway Metals, avoiding enforcement action against its Port Orchard owner.

Discovery Bay closed to recreational shellfish harvesting

Discovery Bay is closed to all species for recreational shellfish harvesting, the state Department of Health has announced. In Clallam County, Sequim Bay, Dungeness Bay… Continue reading

Jail laundry fire quickly extinguished, no one hurt

A fire in the Clallam County jail damaged only a dryer and a blanket, the sheriff’s office reported. Corrections deputies discovered that… Continue reading

Peninsula overdose deaths seem to be on the rise

Investigations underway in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Police, firefighters rescue paraplegic woman, caretaker

A bed-ridden woman and her caretaker were taken to Olympic Medical Center after a fire was extinguished in a home on the… Continue reading

Shayna Wiseman is the delighted owner of a tiny cedar house she and volunteers constructed at the Community Boat Project in Port Hadlock. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
Shayna Wiseman is the delighted owner of a tiny cedar house she and volunteers constructed at the Community Boat Project in Port Hadlock. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
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Darlene Heskett, left, and Patty Pastore hold signs on Saturday in front of the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles protesting what they said is inaction by the Port Angeles City Council in handling homelessness and drug abuse in the city, as well as having been termed "vigilantes" for their cleanup efforts. The pair were part of a group of about 15 people taking part in the protest.
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Darlene Heskett, left, and Patty Pastore hold signs on Saturday in front of the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles protesting what they said is inaction by the Port Angeles City Council in handling homelessness and drug abuse in the city, as well as having been termed "vigilantes" for their cleanup efforts. The pair were part of a group of about 15 people taking part in the protest.

Weekly flight operations scheduled

There will be field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Complex this week. There will be… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to consider affordable housing project

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider a recommendation from the joint oversight board regarding funds for an affordable housing project at Seventh and Hendricks… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: County to conduct hearings on proposed charter changes

The three Clallam County commissioners will conduct a hearing on proposed county charter changes during their Tuesday meeting that will begin at 10 a.m. The… Continue reading

Puppeteer Fred Michael's marionettes will entertain passers-by at Port Townsend's Pope Marine Plaza this Saturday. photo courtesy Port Townsend Main Street Program
Puppeteer Fred Michael's marionettes will entertain passers-by at Port Townsend's Pope Marine Plaza this Saturday. photo courtesy Port Townsend Main Street Program
Family and friends plan to honor the memory of Don Knapp, a longtime coach and volunteer of youth athletics, at the Sequim Little League's James Standard Memorial park on Sunday. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Family, friends look to honor Knapp

Longtime coach, volunteer to be remembered Sunday

Family and friends plan to honor the memory of Don Knapp, a longtime coach and volunteer of youth athletics, at the Sequim Little League's James Standard Memorial park on Sunday. Michael Dashiell/Olympic Peninsula News Group
Barbara Tusting, foreground, and Mary Paxton carry a few of the seedlings out of the hoophouse outside Port Townsend's Quimper Grange garden. The plants are among thousands to go on sale Monday in a fundraiser for the Food Bank Farm & Gardens of Jefferson County. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Gardeners can shop online, then pick up plants

Food Bank Farm Gardens host inaugural event

Barbara Tusting, foreground, and Mary Paxton carry a few of the seedlings out of the hoophouse outside Port Townsend's Quimper Grange garden. The plants are among thousands to go on sale Monday in a fundraiser for the Food Bank Farm & Gardens of Jefferson County. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News