Fair positions open in Port Angeles

The Clallam County Fair announced that it is accepting applications for building-barn superintendent positions. Those interested can call the fair office at… Continue reading


New missile magazines proposed for Naval Magazine Indian Island

The U.S. Navy is asking for public comment on its plans to build new missile magazines at Naval Magazine Indian Island. The… Continue reading


New safety fencing expected on bridges by mid-September

Permanent safety barriers will be installed on the Eighth Street bridges by mid-September, city officials said. The Port Angeles City Council voted… Continue reading


Sequim School officials mull changes to community school project

A significant portion of the Sequim Community School remains in line for demolition. But the overall plan for deconstruction of the aging and… Continue reading

Sequim seeing rise in swan population

This winter, locals can look to Sequim’s skies and waters for booming trumpeter swan populations. “They’ve definitely been rising in recent years,” said… Continue reading

Six Port Townsend schools staff members receive national certification

Five Port Townsend teachers and a counselor who earned National Board Certification recently will be recognized during the district’s School Board meeting… Continue reading

Jefferson County approves mediation over D’Amico’s Tarboo Lake plans

Jefferson County commissioners unanimously agreed to enter into mediation with Fort Discovery Inc., over what the moratorium on new shooting ranges means… Continue reading

Women’s March set for Saturday on Peninsula

This year’s Women’s March in Port Townsend is shaping up to be larger than last year’s, organizers say. Libby Urner Wennstrom, who… Continue reading

Boy stopped on Port Angeles bridge after suicide threat

A 15-year-old boy who threatened to commit suicide by jumping off an Eighth Street bridge ran to the span early Monday afternoon… Continue reading

OMC considering new board member

Olympic Medical Center commissioners will interview applicants for a board vacancy and possibly name Jim Cammack’s successor today. The hospital board will… Continue reading

Price talks further delay Dungeness crab season

The commercial Dungeness crab season had been set to open Monday in most of Oregon and Washington state, but… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2018

Applications accepted for Jefferson County Conservation Futures projects

Jefferson County is accepting applications for funds to protect open space land through the county’s Conservation Futures Program. The deadline to submit… Continue reading

State agency will no longer give personal information to authorities

State agency stops giving personal info to feds

  • Jan 17, 2018

NEWS BRIEFS: Fire District 2 to discuss potential litigation today … and other items

Clallam County Fire District 2 commissioners will discuss potential litigation in executive session today. Commissions are expected to take action after the… Continue reading

Oklahoma sets nation’s first trial date in suits over opioid epidemic

The first trial date has been set for a lawsuit by a state… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2018

Study: Decline of salmon numbers also impacts salmon genetics

As chinook salmon populations declined across the Pacific Northwest, scientists suspected the fish lost a great deal… Continue reading

  • Jan 17, 2018

Pennies for Quarters signs contract on Port Angeles property

Pennies for Quarters, the brainchild of a former military policeman to provide free, temporary, tiny-home housing for homeless veterans, has found new… Continue reading

Three vie for Educator of the Year award from Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce

What makes a good teacher? Ask Cindy Crumb, John Gallagher and Ron Jones. They are finalists for the inaugural Educator of the… Continue reading

Brinnon Shrimpfest called off this year due to workloads, lack of volunteers

Brinnon’s annual Hood Canal Shrimpfest is canceled this year with its lead organizers citing increased workloads and lack of volunteers as the top… Continue reading

Quilcene Fair and Parade canceled this year

The annual Quilcene Fair and Parade is canceled this year after seeing a decline in volunteers, said Greg Brotherton, president of the fair.… Continue reading