Clallam County

A GROWING CONCERN: Roses require lots of work for lots of payoff

“ROSES ARE RED, Violets are blue, A rose by any other name, Is still labor-intensive to you!” OK, maybe I have mixed my metaphors but… Continue reading


BIRD WATCH: Pacific-slope flycatcher are masters of camouflage

FEW BIRDS ARE as well camouflaged as those in the Empidonax Complex. Drab, greenish-gray plumage makes it possible for them to blend in with their… Continue reading


Command changes hands at Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles

There’s a new commanding officer at Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles. Cmdr. M. Scott Jackson assumed command Friday from… Continue reading


Dedications made to Cynthia Little and her impact on Sunland community

Friends and neighbors, along with members and staff at Sunland Golf & Country Club, gathered at the club this month to honor Cynthia… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Demographics show who older Americans are

EXACTLY WHO DO you think you are? Or, more to the point, exactly who do we think we are? Exactly. About this time every year… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Getting back in the saddle

RIDING THROUGH OUR local forests, experiencing the glorious sights and sounds of nature, fills me with both joy and inner peace. Sadly, I’ve had too… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Applicants for awards sought … and other items

Soroptimist International of Sequim seeks applicants for its $2,000 vocational/technical award. Applications are due Friday, July 1. They can be accessed by visiting… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: For a change of pace, make your own soap

TAKING A BREAK from the kitchen this week, I thought I’d share a recipe meant for the laundry room. This recipe came to me from… Continue reading

Sequim hires hearing examiner for dispute with port over John Wayne Marina

City officials have hired a hearing examiner to adjudicate a dispute with the Port of Port Angeles over John Wayne Marina. The city… Continue reading

Sequim kicks off summer concert series Tuesday

From country and rock to bluegrass, big band and even a bit of Caribbean music, Sequim will launch its 2018 Music in the… Continue reading

Sequim woman dies in motorcycle crash on Highway 101 near Port Angeles

A 19-year-old woman who died late Thursday afternoon was the fifth motorcyclist to be killed or injured in a motorcycle crash in… Continue reading

U.S. Highway 101 work taking place east and west of Barnes Point this week

Work on U.S. Highway 101 around Lake Crescent will continue west and east of Barnes Point this week starting Monday. No… Continue reading

Winner expected today in Race to Alaska

The 750-mile Race To Alaska is expected to crown a victor this morning, one week after the event began its second leg… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: County commissioners to discuss plastic bags

Clallam County commissioners will discuss a proposal to prohibit thin-film, non-compostable plastic bags Monday. The work session will begin at 9 a.m. in the commissioners’… Continue reading

UPDATE: Highway 101 wreck near Port Angeles kills Sequim woman, 19

Brooke L. Bedinger, 19, of Sequim was identified this morning by the State Patrol as the motorcyclist who died at the scene… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council appoints members to Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

A two-thirds majority of the Port Angeles City Council has appointed seven members to the influential Lodging Tax Advisory Committee. The volunteer… Continue reading

Official: Clallam can’t change legal age for tobacco, vaping

Clallam County and cities within its borders may want to but can’t increase the state-mandated smoking and vaping legal age from 18… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners urged to find fireworks compromise

The Clallam County commissioners overwhelmingly heard during a public hearing Tuesday that a county-wide ban on fireworks is not the answer. Commissioners… Continue reading

Olympic National Park to start capturing mountain goats this summer

Olympic National Park will begin capturing mountain goats late this summer now that the Park Service has released its record of… Continue reading

Agreement step in bringing high-speed internet to La Push

An $800,000 project will bring broadband internet to La Push, Gov. Jay Inslee has announced. A memorandum of understanding with the Quileute… Continue reading