Clallam County

Clallam Fair royalty to be crowned Saturday

Silent auction to help raise money for girls’ college scholarships

Forks agrees to increase pay for police officers

Raises will be in 2025 and 2026

Nature storytime set for Sequim

The North Olympic Library System will present Nature Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The early development program is in Rainshadow Hall at the… Continue reading

Port Angeles man to be arraigned on child sex charges

A Port Angeles man will be arraigned Feb. 2 in Clallam County Superior Court on two counts of first-degree child rape and… Continue reading

Bruce Emery.

Regulations on farms, tiny homes proposed

Clallam County DCD working on ordinances

Bruce Emery.

Ballots to be mailed for special election

Voters asked to fund school, hospital levies

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe/Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission
Jamestown S’Klallam tribal fisherman Josh Chapman and Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe shellfish manager Liz Tobin measure Dungeness crab samples as part of the genetics project.

Crab DNA study examines possible distinct populations

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe partners are considering genetics

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe/Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission
Jamestown S’Klallam tribal fisherman Josh Chapman and Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe shellfish manager Liz Tobin measure Dungeness crab samples as part of the genetics project.
Tracy Bloom.

Sequim entrepreneur, volunteer remembered

Sudden death shocks family, friends

Tracy Bloom.

Studio Bob opens a big weekend on Thursday

Studio Bob plans a variety of events this weekend, beginning Thursday. Doors will open at 4 p.m. Thursday at the studio at… Continue reading

Video tour of underwater laboratory to be featured at Studium Generale

Deborah Kelley, a marine biologist and professor in the University of Washington’s School of Oceanography, will be the speaker Thursday during Peninsula… Continue reading

Tamara Galvan, facilities director for the Feiro Marine Life Center in Port Angeles, seated, talks about an interactive traveling bull kelp exhibit with Feiro volunteer Anni Lanigan on Thursday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Bull kelp exhibit visits Feiro Marine Life Center

Traveling display created at Port Townsend Marine Science Center

Tamara Galvan, facilities director for the Feiro Marine Life Center in Port Angeles, seated, talks about an interactive traveling bull kelp exhibit with Feiro volunteer Anni Lanigan on Thursday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Apply for county preservation grants

The Clallam County Heritage Advisory Board is accepting applications for historic preservation grants. According to state law, funds are collected to be… Continue reading

Fire Commissioner Dan Huff, left, is sworn in for a six-year term by Clallam 2 Fire-Rescue Chief Jake Patterson.

Clallam County Fire District 2 Commissioner sworn in

Dan Huff was sworn in as a commissioner at a recent meeting of the commissioners of Clallam County Fire District 2. Huff,… Continue reading

Fire Commissioner Dan Huff, left, is sworn in for a six-year term by Clallam 2 Fire-Rescue Chief Jake Patterson.
This model airplane currently on display at the Sequim Museum has a wingspan of almost 10 feet.

Model airplanes on exhibit at Sequim Museum Arts

Historic model aircraft are on display through Saturday at Sequim Museum & Arts. The museum is located at 544 N. Sequim Ave. “Art… Continue reading

This model airplane currently on display at the Sequim Museum has a wingspan of almost 10 feet.

Port of Port Angeles director talks of 100 years into future

The Port of Port Angeles is looking ahead to the next 100 years of expansion and new ventures while standing by its… Continue reading

Night lane closures this week at Morse Creek

Contractors for the state Department of Transportation will replace plants in the median of U.S. Highway 101 in the Morse Creek curve… Continue reading

Deputy chief Justin Grider with Clallam County Fire District 2, center, has accepted an offer to become Fire District 3’s next fire chief. Here he stands with, from left, Port Angeles Fire Department Chief Derrell Sharp, Joel McKeen, Port Angeles Fire Department assistant chief, Joyce Fire and Rescue chief Greg Waters and Fire District 3 interim fire chief Dan Orr. (Jay Cline)

Fire District 3 chooses Grider as new chief

Finance manager, new district leader set to start March 1

Deputy chief Justin Grider with Clallam County Fire District 2, center, has accepted an offer to become Fire District 3’s next fire chief. Here he stands with, from left, Port Angeles Fire Department Chief Derrell Sharp, Joel McKeen, Port Angeles Fire Department assistant chief, Joyce Fire and Rescue chief Greg Waters and Fire District 3 interim fire chief Dan Orr. (Jay Cline)
Sequim City Council members Rachel Anderson and Brandon Janisse were voted in by fellow council members to serve as deputy mayor and mayor through the end of 2025. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Janisse elected mayor by Sequim City Council

A tenured city council member is Sequim’s mayor after newly elected and re-elected council members were sworn in at the first council meeting… Continue reading

Sequim City Council members Rachel Anderson and Brandon Janisse were voted in by fellow council members to serve as deputy mayor and mayor through the end of 2025. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

OMC CEO updates on staffing, legislation

Hospital says it lost about $24 million in 2023

Ridge fire cause unknown, report says

Several potential ignition sources found