Three large quakes in ocean Sunday night west of Vancouver Island

Several powerful earthquakes have been reported near Vancouver Island, Canada, including a magnitude 6.8. The U.S. Geological… Continue reading

  • Oct 22, 2018


Artist’s exhibit shows her journey through cancer treatment

When her cancer treatment isolated her from the world, Longview resident Anne-Marie Carr used her art… Continue reading

  • Oct 22, 2018


Chimacum Ridge tour hosted by Yes on 1631 campaign today

Representatives of the Yes on 1631 campaign and the Washington Environmental Council will host a tour of the Chimacum Ridge Conservation Easement today.… Continue reading


Pay raise recommended for state lawmakers

State lawmakers, judges and executives such as Gov. Jay Inslee could be getting a pay raise. And… Continue reading

  • Oct 22, 2018

PHOTO: Time for Peninsula pumpkins

Eight-year-old Lacie Schmitt gets help from her father, Isaac Schmitt of Port Angels, with lifting a large pumpkin during an outing to the Sequim Pumpkin… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Highway 101 closures east of Sequim possible Monday … and other items

SEQUIM – Drivers may encounter closures on U.S. Highway 101 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Monday. Drivers on Highway 101 east of Sequim… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: County commissioners to consider Dungeness River off-channel reservoir

Clallam County commissioners will discuss a resolution supporting a proposed Dungeness River off-channel reservoir project at 9 a.m. Monday. The work session will be in… Continue reading

Annual Harvest of Hope reaps $115,000 for Olympic Medical Center expansion

The Olympic Medical Center Foundation raised $115,000 at its 16th annual Harvest of Hope dinner. Most of the funds from the dinner, held… Continue reading

PHOTO: Crescent homecoming court crowned

Crescent High School in Joyce had its homecoming game Saturday on the home football field against the Oakville Acorns. The king and queen… Continue reading

PHOTO: Kids play at Port Angeles school’s harvest carnival

Felix Hammar, 6, of Port Angeles plays a game of miniature golf during Saturday’s Harvest Carnival at Jefferson School in Port Angeles.… Continue reading

Port Townsend students make wearable art

The portable art classroom at Port Townsend High School was abuzz with activity as students put finishing touches on their wearable art… Continue reading

Breaching dams to save orcas contentious issue

Calls to breach four hydroelectric dams in Washington state have grown louder in recent months as the… Continue reading

  • Oct 21, 2018

D’Amico seeks legal action over Jefferson County permit

Joe D’Amico’s Fort Discovery, Inc., has brought legal action against Jefferson County’s Department of Community Development to compel its director, Patty Charnas,… Continue reading

Draft IRS rules for Emerald Coast Opportunity Zone released

Proposed federal tax regulations have been released for investors who want breaks on capital gains by investing in the Emerald Coast Opportunity… Continue reading

Makeover in Dungeness: Pilings from old wharf removed for habitat improvements

A weather-worn landmark on the North Olympic Peninsula is making way for improved habitat for salmon, other sea-going creatures and Peninsula residents. Creosote-laden… Continue reading

PHOTO: ‘Once upon a time’ at Peninsula College

Storyteller Rachel Muller of Ladysmith, British Columbia, spins a yarn for Port Angeles school children during a performance Friday at the Little… Continue reading

Property tax payment deadline looms

The second half of the year’s property tax payments are due Oct. 31. Mailed payments must be postmarked, put in a drop box, or brought… Continue reading

Short delays to be expected around Lake Crescent

Guardrail installation, ditch cleaning and striping of fog lines will continue on U.S. Highway 101 around Lake Crescent this week. Drivers… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County hearing set on draft shooting facility law

The three Jefferson County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on a proposed shooting range ordinance at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. The special meeting will be… Continue reading

PHOTO: Clallam County shakes it out

Brian Phillips, facilities manager with the North Olympic Library System, peers out from under a table at the Port Angeles Library during Thursday’s 2018 Great… Continue reading