Clallam County

Olympic National Park fires held in check

Fire managers said Friday that fire activity remained minimal, confirming the observations of two fire managers who flew over all four wilderness fires within the park to survey conditions Thursday.

ON THE WATERFRONT: Log shipments to China prompt queries

Whenever I mention log ships and China, I seem to field quite a few phone calls and emails from thosewho are of the opinion that this is an example of jobs being exported from the United States.

Peninsula College Jazz Ensemble to perform outdoors Monday

The free concert will be from noon to 1 p.m. at Peninsula College’s Port Angeles campus, 1502 E.Lauridsen Blvd.

Port Angeles man sentenced for second-degree rape

Second-degree rape of a child carries a maximum penalty of life imprisonment and a $50,000 fine.

Reality TV series producers seek antique collections

Reality TV series producers seek antique collections

The documentary series will follow co-hosts Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz — two of the most skilled “pickers” in the business — as they hunt for America’s most valuable antiques, according to a news release.

Reality TV series producers seek antique collections
Johnson widens margin for general election ballot spot in Clallam County commission race

Johnson widens margin for general election ballot spot in Clallam County commission race

Line-up for November ballot in the ClallamCounty commission race is Ron Richards and Randy Johnson after second of ballots, but 2,954 ballots are left to count.

Johnson widens margin for general election ballot spot in Clallam County commission race
“A treat for the audience”: Duo set to perform Saturday in Coyle’s Concerts in the Woods

“A treat for the audience”: Duo set to perform Saturday in Coyle’s Concerts in the Woods

The show is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, 923 Hazel Point Road.

“A treat for the audience”: Duo set to perform Saturday in Coyle’s Concerts in the Woods
7th annual Camaraderie Cellars Summer Picnic to benefit Port Angeles Symphony on Friday

7th annual Camaraderie Cellars Summer Picnic to benefit Port Angeles Symphony on Friday

Camaraderie’s co-owners — Don and Vicki Corson — will serve a light picnic dinner and pour their wines including the new Rhapsody in Red II.

7th annual Camaraderie Cellars Summer Picnic to benefit Port Angeles Symphony on Friday
The Cox Valley Fire is shown at mile marker 11 on Hurricane Ridge Road on Wednesday morning. (National Park Service)

Cooler weather keeps Olympic National Park fires from spreading

Moderate temperatures have slowed fire activity over the past few days in Olympic National Park, a national park fire information officer said.

The Cox Valley Fire is shown at mile marker 11 on Hurricane Ridge Road on Wednesday morning. (National Park Service)

Events abound this weekend on North Olympic Peninsula

A block party in Port Hadlock, a telescope party at Hurricane Ridge and Shakespeare plays are among the weekend’s activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.

Forks to celebrate cancer superheroes at Relay for Life starting today

Forks to celebrate cancer superheroes at Relay for Life starting today

Superheroes are the theme for this weekend’s Relay for Life in Forks, an annual event to raise money for cancer research.

Forks to celebrate cancer superheroes at Relay for Life starting today

Forks woman charged in robbery, attempted robbery

Jennifer Sue Holmes, 33, has been charged on separate counts of robbery and attempted robbery after allegedly threatening to infect a Forks 76 gas station clerk with AIDS.

Former Sequim principal, teacher pleads guilty to sex charges; faces 24 years in prison

Former Sequim principal, teacher pleads guilty to sex charges; faces 24 years in prison

Douglas John Allison, former principal and teacher at Mountain View Christian School in Sequim, accepted a plea offer in Clallam County Superior Court on Thursday.

Former Sequim principal, teacher pleads guilty to sex charges; faces 24 years in prison
Friends of Brubeck — featuring guest vocalist Elinore O’Connell of New York City, seen here — will perform Saturday and Sunday at Olympic Theatre Arts, 414 N. Sequim Ave. (Elinore O’Connell)

Friends of Brubeck to perform in Sequim

Friends of Brubeck, a jazz combo based in Sequim, will perform Saturday and Sunday at Olympic Theatre Arts, 414 N. Sequim Ave.

Friends of Brubeck — featuring guest vocalist Elinore O’Connell of New York City, seen here — will perform Saturday and Sunday at Olympic Theatre Arts, 414 N. Sequim Ave. (Elinore O’Connell)
Hundreds expected to Ride the Hurricane

Hundreds expected to Ride the Hurricane

Hundreds of cyclists from around the United States and Canada are expected in Port Angeles on Sunday to participate in the seventh annual Ride the Hurricane.

Hundreds expected to Ride the Hurricane
Pokémon, music, original work combine in Sequim’s First Friday Art Walk
Pokémon, music, original work combine in Sequim’s First Friday Art Walk
Scientists consider starvation or illness in eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca bird die-off

Scientists consider starvation or illness in eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca bird die-off

About 400 emaciated birds have washed ashore on beaches west of Port Angeles, near Victoria, and as far east as Whidbey Island since May.

Scientists consider starvation or illness in eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca bird die-off

Texas Swing to mosey into Sequim, Port Angeles

Sequim Guild of Seattle Children’s Hospital will bring “Texas Swing and Country Music” to Sequim and Port Angeles on Saturday.

Tour de Lavender a bike ride in the country

Tour de Lavender a bike ride in the country

The annual Tour de Lavender each year sends hundreds of bicyclists across the Sequim-Dungeness Valley and to as manyas eight lavender farms. In its fourth incarnation in as many years, this year’s event — set for Saturday — raises funds for the Peninsula Trails Coalition, a group spearheading expansion of the Olympic Peninsula-wide Olympic Discovery Trail.

Tour de Lavender a bike ride in the country