Clallam County

A group of horses stand amid the sprinklers on a farm along Kitchen-Dick Road west of Sequim. A prolonged dry spell on the North Olympic Peninsula has prompted many farmers to turn to irrigation to keep their fields green. Only trace amounts of rain fell in Port Angeles in July, with no measurable rain in Sequim or Port Townsend. Forks recorded 0.35 inches of rain. (Keith Thorpe /Peninsula Daily News)

Chillin’ on a summer’s day

A group of horses stand amid the sprinklers on a farm along Kitchen-Dick Road west of Sequim. A prolonged dry spell on the North Olympic… Continue reading

 

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office's command staff with accreditation plaques from the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs. Pictured, from left, are Chief Civil Deputy Alice Hoffman, Sheriff Bill Benedict, Chief Criminal Deputy Brian King, Administrative Manager Lorraine Shore, Chief Corrections Deputy Wendy Peterson, Undersheriff Ron Cameron and Corrections Sergeant Don Wenzl.

Clallam County Sheriff’s Office, jail earn accreditation

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office will be recognized this fall for having received Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs accreditation for… Continue reading

 

Nine races on Tuesday’s primary election ballot

Clallam County turnout 22 percent so far

 

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Peninsula residents named to dean’s list at Eastern Washington University

Eastern Washington University released its dean’s list for the 2021 winter quarter. Undergraduate students must earn 12 quality hours with a grade-point average… Continue reading

Port Angeles Disabled American Veterans office to reopen

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) will reopen its Port Angeles office at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. The office, located in the Port Angeles Senior… Continue reading

From left are Pam Ehtee, Ela Ploch, Terri Coleman, Beth Kremer, Shannon Bird, Leiann Niccoli and Mary Jacoby.

Port Angeles Garden Club selects summer Green Thumb award winner

The Port Angeles Garden Club has announced Terri Coleman as the summer Green Thumb award winner. Coleman received the award for excellence in landscaping at… Continue reading

From left are Pam Ehtee, Ela Ploch, Terri Coleman, Beth Kremer, Shannon Bird, Leiann Niccoli and Mary Jacoby.
A large group of Ride the Hurricane bicyclists approach the Heart O’ the Hills near the beginning of the 17-mile trek up to 5,242 feet. About 800 riders participated in the event on Sunday with a round-trip ride to the top of Hurricane Ridge and back to Port Angeles. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Ride the Hurricane

Dave Logan For Peninsula Daily News A large group of Ride the Hurricane bicyclists approach the Heart O’ the Hills near the beginning of the… Continue reading

A large group of Ride the Hurricane bicyclists approach the Heart O’ the Hills near the beginning of the 17-mile trek up to 5,242 feet. About 800 riders participated in the event on Sunday with a round-trip ride to the top of Hurricane Ridge and back to Port Angeles. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)
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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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).
Local writer Shannon Cosgrove, co-owner of Port Angeles Panto and Nemesis Theater Productions, will show how to create improv out of the little things that you notice.

“Improv for Teens and Tweens” workshop on Monday

The Summer Reading Program will host “Improv for Teens and Tweens” at 1 p.m. Monday. The interactive workshop for kids ages 10… Continue reading

Local writer Shannon Cosgrove, co-owner of Port Angeles Panto and Nemesis Theater Productions, will show how to create improv out of the little things that you notice.
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BACK WHEN: Murrow family moves past devastating events

MANY PEOPLE GO through events in their lives that can be devastating. How many times have we seen families ruined because someone will not let… Continue reading

Roscoe and Ethel Murrow
After the pandemic by Mary Franchini

Blue Whole Gallery unveils August artists

Blue Whole Gallery will present Divas and Vessels this month. Marilyn Evans’ digital art and Mary Franchini’s painting are on display at the… Continue reading

After the pandemic by Mary Franchini

Book discussion groups offered by library system

The North Olympic Library System will continue its book discussion groups online throughout August. Participants must register at www.nols.org to receive the… Continue reading

<strong>Photos by Keith Thorpe</strong>/Peninsula Daily News
Top: Kathryn Kudron of Port Angeles parades with Gavin, a great dane, during judging Saturday at Carrie Blake Park in Sequim. Above: Michael Bryant of Everett brushes the coat of G.G., a Havanese, prior to entering the show ring at the Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club’s All-Breed Show and Agility Trials. The event, which continues today at 
8 a.m., brought in hundreds of dogs from across the region for the American Kennel Club-sanctioned show.

Dog show

Michael Bryant of Everett brushes the coat of G.G., a Havanese, prior to entering the show ring at the Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club’s All-Breed Show… Continue reading

<strong>Photos by Keith Thorpe</strong>/Peninsula Daily News
Top: Kathryn Kudron of Port Angeles parades with Gavin, a great dane, during judging Saturday at Carrie Blake Park in Sequim. Above: Michael Bryant of Everett brushes the coat of G.G., a Havanese, prior to entering the show ring at the Hurricane Ridge Kennel Club’s All-Breed Show and Agility Trials. The event, which continues today at 
8 a.m., brought in hundreds of dogs from across the region for the American Kennel Club-sanctioned show.

Dungeness Bay reopens to all shellfish species

Dungeness Bay and the Strait of Juan de Fuca from the Dungeness Spit east to the Discovery Bay/Jefferson County line is open again… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

In-person meeting Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 Del Guzzi Drive (off U.S. Highway 101). This week… Continue reading

Farm tour series starts Wednesday

The Clallam Conservation District will kick off a series of farm tours at 3 p.m. Wednesday. The first tour will be at… Continue reading

Funds disclosed in primary election races

Port Angeles City Council seats top filings

Grant to expand behavioral health services

NOHN gets $3,3 million for project

Northwest Maritime Center Executive Director Jake Beattie acknowledged the past 16 months' trials during the Navigator Night Out. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Maritime Center event highlights teens’ successes

Students get involved in solo sail, boat project, jobs program

Northwest Maritime Center Executive Director Jake Beattie acknowledged the past 16 months' trials during the Navigator Night Out. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News