Clallam County

LETTER: Our vote is with Steve Chinn as Clallam Fire District 3 commissioner

We support the election of Steve Chinn as a Clallam County Fire District 3 commissioner. Steve is a dedicated leader. He goes over and above… Continue reading

LETTER: When we protest against abortion, we’re doing it out of love — for everyone

Why do you suppose Christians get so wrapped up in the abortion issue? I was even told by a protester who was supporting Planned Parenthood… Continue reading

More than 100 search for hiker missing in Olympic National Park since April

More than 100 search for hiker missing in Olympic National Park since April

More than 100 search and rescue volunteers from across Western Washington searched along the Sol Duc River on Saturday in hopes… Continue reading

More than 100 search for hiker missing in Olympic National Park since April

NEWS BRIEFS: Dialing local just got more complicated … and other items

Required 10-digit dialing arrived in Western Washington state Saturday. That means residents have to punch in the area code along with the telephone… Continue reading

Elizabeth Huston, who grew up in Port Angeles, won a $60,000 grant from the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage in June to execute a presentation of KLANG, Karl Stockhausen’s unfinished and final cycle of 21 compositions, in Philadelphia. (Daniel Mezick)

Peninsula native to undertake 14-hour piece

Port Angeles nurtured her appreciation of alternative, avant-garde art. Bellingham affirmed her love of modern harp music. And now Philadelphia has granted… Continue reading

Elizabeth Huston, who grew up in Port Angeles, won a $60,000 grant from the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage in June to execute a presentation of KLANG, Karl Stockhausen’s unfinished and final cycle of 21 compositions, in Philadelphia. (Daniel Mezick)
Sequim, Sister City Association discuss international summit

Sequim, Sister City Association discuss international summit

The city of Sequim and Sister City Association met with representatives of the Japan-America Society of the State of Washington and Consulate General… Continue reading

Sequim, Sister City Association discuss international summit

Voter turnout tops 20 percent in Clallam as Election Day looms

Voters have three days left to return their ballots in Tuesday’s primary election. As of Friday, 20.61 percent of registered voters in… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Bats come alive in win over Guns

LEFTIES: Bats come alive in win over Guns

The Lefties got shut out for five innings, but their offense woke up for five runs in the sixth and three more… Continue reading

LEFTIES: Bats come alive in win over Guns

EYE ON CLALLAM: County considers final payment to Economic Development Corp.

Clallam County commissioners will consider the 2017 contract with the Economic Development Corp. in their weekly work session Monday and business meeting Tuesday. The Monday… Continue reading

An empty log truck blocks state Highway 112 at Wasankari Road west of Port Angeles after colliding with a pickup truck Friday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Angeles man killed in wreck with log truck on Highway 112; several hurt in second wreck

A Port Angeles man who died when his pickup collided with a log truck on state Highway 112 was described as generous… Continue reading

An empty log truck blocks state Highway 112 at Wasankari Road west of Port Angeles after colliding with a pickup truck Friday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Two Victoria women plan to swim across Strait of Juan de Fuca

Two Victoria women plan to swim across Strait of Juan de Fuca

Two Victoria women, one with multiple sclerosis and another recovering from a recent leg surgery, plan to swim about 18.5 miles from the… Continue reading

Two Victoria women plan to swim across Strait of Juan de Fuca

Neighbors of Security Services Northwest in Discovery Bay say noise excessive

Jefferson County staff is reviewing information provided by neighbors of Security Services Northwest in the Discovery Bay area after they submitted a… Continue reading

Grocery store burglaries remain under investigation

Grocery store burglaries remain under investigation

By Matthew Nash Olympic Peninsula News Group Clallam County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate two burglaries at local groceries. Sunny Farms Country Store, 261461 U.S.… Continue reading

Grocery store burglaries remain under investigation
Shoona Riggs

Candidate challenge rejected; Port Angeles port incumbent plans to refile complaint against challenger

Colleen McAleer, incumbent Port of Port Angeles commissioner, said Thursday she will refile her campaign’s voter registration challenge against her general election… Continue reading

Shoona Riggs
Woman survives 6 days in wilderness thanks to rough shelter, nearby stream, insects — and Yoda

Woman survives 6 days in wilderness thanks to rough shelter, nearby stream, insects — and Yoda

Sajean Geer had taken her terrier-Chihuahua, Yoda, with her to Obstruction Point Road, one of her husband’s favorite places in the world,… Continue reading

Woman survives 6 days in wilderness thanks to rough shelter, nearby stream, insects — and Yoda

Juvenile justice tax approved for Clallam ballot

A proposed sales tax increase to support the operations of the Clallam County Juvenile and Family Services facility is on its way… Continue reading

Port Angeles investigates possible data breach

City officials will hire a computer forensics company by noon today to investigate reports by residents this week that information on credit… Continue reading

Lady Washington cleared by Coast Guard after running aground in Sequim

Lady Washington cleared by Coast Guard after running aground in Sequim

The tall ship Lady Washington is expected to head to Port Orchard on schedule today despite running aground in Sequim and having… Continue reading

Lady Washington cleared by Coast Guard after running aground in Sequim

Carlsborg sewer system operating with 18 parcels now hooked in

The Carlsborg sewer system is up and running with 18 parcels now connected to the $9.4 million infrastructure project, Clallam County commissioners… Continue reading

Jake Oppelt

Port Angeles City Council hopeful says misdemeanors in past ‘minor instances’

Jake Oppelt, an Aug. 1 primary election candidate for Port Angeles City Council, has misdemeanor convictions for a hit-and-run unattended vehicle and… Continue reading

Jake Oppelt