Tom Deeney is the recipient of the 2021 Lion of the Year award from the Port Angeles Lions Club. 

He was selected for his 34-year commitment to building ramps for the homes of handicapped members of the local community. 

Pictured, from left to right, are Scooter Chapman, Gary Reidel, Tom Deeney and Dave Wagoner.

Lion of the year announced

Tom Deeney is the recipient of the 2021 Lion of the Year award from the Port Angeles Lions Club. He was selected for his 34-year… Continue reading

Tom Deeney is the recipient of the 2021 Lion of the Year award from the Port Angeles Lions Club. 

He was selected for his 34-year commitment to building ramps for the homes of handicapped members of the local community. 

Pictured, from left to right, are Scooter Chapman, Gary Reidel, Tom Deeney and Dave Wagoner.

Local naval bases to take part in annual earthquake response drill

Local naval bases will take part in Citadel Rumble, an annual earthquake response drill, from Monday through Friday. The world-wide exercise is conducted… Continue reading

No weekly flight operations scheduled

There will be no field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Complex this week. There are… Continue reading

Peninsula heat deaths investigated

Sports announcer, homeless man among the four

Port Angeles code topic of virtual open house

City residents and business owners can help shape the future of Port Angeles in an online meeting Tuesday. The city and a… Continue reading

Port Angeles schools’ COVID-19 options weighed

Board candidates discuss topic at forum

Sergio Gonzalez stands with one of the wreaths he made for a customer from lavender in his field at Meli’s Lavender Farm. He hopes visitors will find his farm off Old Olympic Highway this summer as COVID-19 greatly impacted his sales in 2020.. Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Sequim-area farms report explosion of blooms

All are preparing for tourist influx

Sergio Gonzalez stands with one of the wreaths he made for a customer from lavender in his field at Meli’s Lavender Farm. He hopes visitors will find his farm off Old Olympic Highway this summer as COVID-19 greatly impacted his sales in 2020.. Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group
Vivian Brown will present "The COVID-19 Vaccine" at the Working on Wellness Forum Wednesday.

Wellness forum to be offered Wednesday

Vivian Brown will present “The COVID-19 Vaccine” at 2 p.m. Wednesday. The free lecture, part of the WOW! Working On Wellness Radio Forum… Continue reading

Vivian Brown will present "The COVID-19 Vaccine" at the Working on Wellness Forum Wednesday.

EYE ON CLALLAM: Boat wake dispute before county

Peninsula Daily News Clallam County commissioners will review a final report and discuss next steps for a boat wake dispute at Lake Sutherland on Monday.… Continue reading

EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to hear timber caucus report

The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider a timber caucus report when they meet at 9 a.m. Monday. The meeting will be the first since… Continue reading

Port Angeles chamber to host visioning workshop

Five-year action plan in development

Bike run to aid Wounded Warrior Project

The Smokers-N-Strokers’ annual Wounded Warrior Run is set for Saturday, July 17. It will start at The Front Street Alibi, 1605 Front… Continue reading

Command changed for Coast Guard district

Rear Adm. Melvin Bouboulis assumed command of U.S. Coast Guard District 13 at a June 30 ceremony at Coast Guard Base Seattle. Bouboulis… Continue reading

Eat Local campaign begins Sunday

Port Townsend’s Local 20/20 group and the Salish Sea Regional Transition Hub are sponsoring the first week of an “Eat Local” campaign… Continue reading

Gov. Joy Inslee declares wildfire state of emergency, burn ban

Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a state of emergency throughout Washington relating to the growing risk of wildfires, including a… Continue reading

Hood Canal Bridge repairs set next week

Permanent repair of a concrete barrier damaged by a vehicle collision on June 8 will lead to traffic disruptions on the Hood Canal… Continue reading

Historian Nathan Barnett of Olympic Peninsula Steam and Port Townsend Mayor Michelle Sandoval unveil a guide to the new “Hidden History” signs Thursday afternoon at Washington and Taylor streets. Fourteen interpretive signs, each revealing a facet of the city’s past, are being posted around Uptown and downtown Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

New sign series revealed in Port Townsend

Fourteen stops on walking tour from downtown, Uptown

Historian Nathan Barnett of Olympic Peninsula Steam and Port Townsend Mayor Michelle Sandoval unveil a guide to the new “Hidden History” signs Thursday afternoon at Washington and Taylor streets. Fourteen interpretive signs, each revealing a facet of the city’s past, are being posted around Uptown and downtown Port Townsend. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Klahhane Ridge south of Port Angeles is shown Thursday with little snow on the north face. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Snowpack depleted in Olympics

No water shortage now, but situation could change

Klahhane Ridge south of Port Angeles is shown Thursday with little snow on the north face. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)