Peninsula Home Fund helps those in need

Cold weather increases requests for assistance

Port Angeles changes code about private EV charging stations

Move made to increase new infrastructure

Democrats propose assault weapon ban, gun purchase permit

Rep. Mike Chapman expects passage of some version into law

Sarah Winfield, on left, accepts the Patriot Award from Phil Sanders, Washington state chair of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.

Patriot award for OMC staffer

Sarah Winfield recently received a Patriot Award from the Department of Defense’s Office of Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. Winfield, the manager of… Continue reading

Sarah Winfield, on left, accepts the Patriot Award from Phil Sanders, Washington state chair of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.
Alan Turner, co-owner of Port Book and News in downtown Port Angeles, shovels snow from in front of his business on Tuesday morning after most of the North Olympic Peninsula was blanketed in the overnight hours. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Peninsula blanketed with snow

Snow measured in feet in some areas

Alan Turner, co-owner of Port Book and News in downtown Port Angeles, shovels snow from in front of his business on Tuesday morning after most of the North Olympic Peninsula was blanketed in the overnight hours. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Sequim Council wants highway safety project to be 2023 legislative priority

Other requests include new city shop, utility connections, rent caps

Members of the Admiralty Audubon Society, from left, Wendy Feltham, Monica Fletcher, Steve Evans and Jan North — recording what is spotted — take part in the annual Christmas bird count at Point Hudson. The team started about 7:45 a.m. and by 8:30 a.m. they had spotted and recorded more than 20 different species. An early migrating Brant was the most uncommon for this time of year. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Christmas bird count

recording what is spotted — take part… Continue reading

Members of the Admiralty Audubon Society, from left, Wendy Feltham, Monica Fletcher, Steve Evans and Jan North — recording what is spotted — take part in the annual Christmas bird count at Point Hudson. The team started about 7:45 a.m. and by 8:30 a.m. they had spotted and recorded more than 20 different species. An early migrating Brant was the most uncommon for this time of year. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

College dental hygiene program delayed

Certification process can take 18 months

Marie Cauvel adds ornaments to a tree along the sidewalk in front of her house in the 600 block of South Cedar Street in Port Angeles. The tree was one of a pair next to the street that received holiday adornment by Cauvel, who said she was taking advantage of a sunny day to accomplish the task. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Holiday spirit

Marie Cauvel adds ornaments to a tree along the sidewalk in front of her house in the 600 block of South Cedar Street in Port… Continue reading

Marie Cauvel adds ornaments to a tree along the sidewalk in front of her house in the 600 block of South Cedar Street in Port Angeles. The tree was one of a pair next to the street that received holiday adornment by Cauvel, who said she was taking advantage of a sunny day to accomplish the task. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson County Commissioners approve supplemental budget

Includes almost $1 million in salary and benefit increases

Winter weather coming to Peninsula

Accumulation could be up to 6-10 inches

Port Angeles public hearing set on old pump house

The Port Angeles City Council will conduct a public hearing Tuesday on a proposal to designate as surplus the property at the… Continue reading

Port approves Dash Air lease pact

Announcement expected in January

Blown-down trees that have been cut and removed from nearby forested areas of Robin Hill County Park await removal from a staging area next to the Olympic Discovery Trail within the park between Sequim and Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Robin Hill Farm Park closed for cleanup until late winter

Clallam County works to clear tree blowdown

Blown-down trees that have been cut and removed from nearby forested areas of Robin Hill County Park await removal from a staging area next to the Olympic Discovery Trail within the park between Sequim and Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Cmdr. Brian Tesson, commanding officer of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Active, carries a wreath for the grave of Coast Guard veteran Harold Hanusa, who served during World War II, during Saturday’s Wreaths Across America ceremony at Mount Angeles Memorial Park in Port Angeles. The event, part of a national initiative to honor veterans of military service, saw individual branches of the military recognized during the ceremony followed by the placement of more than 2,300 wreaths for servicemen and women at six cemeteries across the North Olympic Peninsula. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Wreaths Across America

Cmdr. Brian Tesson, commanding officer of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Active, carries a wreath for the grave of Coast Guard veteran Harold Hanusa, who… Continue reading

Cmdr. Brian Tesson, commanding officer of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Active, carries a wreath for the grave of Coast Guard veteran Harold Hanusa, who served during World War II, during Saturday’s Wreaths Across America ceremony at Mount Angeles Memorial Park in Port Angeles. The event, part of a national initiative to honor veterans of military service, saw individual branches of the military recognized during the ceremony followed by the placement of more than 2,300 wreaths for servicemen and women at six cemeteries across the North Olympic Peninsula. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Teen taken to hospital after wreck

Fatigue listed as cause of collision with power pole

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Port Angeles firefighters stage for entry into the former Bushwhacker restaurat during a fire training session on Friday. The exercise included filling the building with smoke to simulate the experience of a real fire and the use of a mannequin for rescue drills. Fire department Capt. Kelly Ziegler said the building would not be intentionally burned, but indicated that it was slated for eventual demolition.

Restaurant training site

Port Angeles firefighters stage for entry into the former Bushwhacker restaurant during a fire training session on Friday. The exercise included filling the building with… Continue reading

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Port Angeles firefighters stage for entry into the former Bushwhacker restaurat during a fire training session on Friday. The exercise included filling the building with smoke to simulate the experience of a real fire and the use of a mannequin for rescue drills. Fire department Capt. Kelly Ziegler said the building would not be intentionally burned, but indicated that it was slated for eventual demolition.

Driver hits electrical pole; traffic diverted

A Port Angeles man hit a utility pole east of Port Angeles, causing traffic to be diverted overnight Thursday. A Toyota Tacoma… Continue reading