Clallam County

Lefties will be back next year, co-owner says

Lefties will be back next year, co-owner says

Lefties co-owner Matt Acker said Tuesday that his West Coast League collegiate-level baseball team will return next year for its second season… Continue reading

Lefties will be back next year, co-owner says
Economic Development Corp. hears ideas in Forks; town halls set today in Sequim, Thursday in Port Angeles

Economic Development Corp. hears ideas in Forks; town halls set today in Sequim, Thursday in Port Angeles

Rural America is getting left behind, Bob Schroeter, executive director of the Clallam County Economic Development… Continue reading

Economic Development Corp. hears ideas in Forks; town halls set today in Sequim, Thursday in Port Angeles

Tide strands hikers northwest of Diamond Point

First responders helped four hikers who found themselves stranded on a bluff after the tide came in and blocked their exit. Deputies… Continue reading

Port Angeles man charged with reckless burning now charged after threatening truck owner with machete

Port Angeles man charged with reckless burning now charged after threatening truck owner with machete

A Port Angeles man charged in December with setting fire to his home while two other people were inside is now jailed… Continue reading

Port Angeles man charged with reckless burning now charged after threatening truck owner with machete
Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe welcomes pullers ashore at Port Angeles amid Canoe Journey

Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe welcomes pullers ashore at Port Angeles amid Canoe Journey

The beat of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe’s drums could be heard across Port Angeles Harbor on Monday as they welcomed to… Continue reading

Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe welcomes pullers ashore at Port Angeles amid Canoe Journey
Second annual Bob Cup to raise money for permanent Mosaic House

Second annual Bob Cup to raise money for permanent Mosaic House

Bob Duncan was an avid golfer, Alaska Airlines pilot and “Cp’n Bob” in a commercial with Russell Wilson. And his brother-in-law, David Dow,… Continue reading

Second annual Bob Cup to raise money for permanent Mosaic House
ECHHO volunteer Richard Heitman, Executive Director Sarah McMahan, and volunteers Jeffery Hall and Walt Hill sit in a room full of walkers that are lent out for free to ECHHO clients. (Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News)

ECHHO seeks volunteers to provide free services as demand rises

The Ecumenical Christian Helping Hands Organization, or ECHHO, is in need of volunteers to help serve the needs of Jefferson County’s growing… Continue reading

ECHHO volunteer Richard Heitman, Executive Director Sarah McMahan, and volunteers Jeffery Hall and Walt Hill sit in a room full of walkers that are lent out for free to ECHHO clients. (Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News)

LETTER: Here’s an excellent film on a potential solution to the health care crisis

The ongoing issue of health care is at a critical point for every one of us. Patients and doctors, workers and business owners, and those… Continue reading

LETTER: We would all benefit from having Jim Moran in Port Angeles City Council

Port Angeles voters have a rare opportunity to elect a proven community leader to the City Council. Jim Moran has an extensive background in finance… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Brief closures set on Hood Canal Bridge through Friday … and other items

The Hood Canal Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic several times each night through Friday. The state Department of Transportation announced the… Continue reading

Peninsula authors to read at Park View Villas’ first in a series of presentations

Park View Villas will host an afternoon with Olympic Peninsula authors from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday. The open-to-the-public event at… Continue reading

Emma Easton and Benjamin Komar, seen at opening night of “Much Ado about Nothing” at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center last weekend, plan to make their real-life wedding part of the play this Friday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

Romantic comedy actors to let real wedding become part of the show

Local actors Emma Easton and Benjamin G. Komar are about to tie the knot in an unusual way. The Port Angeles couple… Continue reading

Emma Easton and Benjamin Komar, seen at opening night of “Much Ado about Nothing” at the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center last weekend, plan to make their real-life wedding part of the play this Friday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)
Port Angeles police and Clallam County Public Utility District 1 representatives approach an unloaded log truck that slid into a utility pole, forcing the closure of U.S. Highway 101 between Airport Road and Bean Road in Port Angeles on Tuesday. Traffic was detoured onto Edgewood Drive for the duration of the incident. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Truck vs. power pole leads to power outage for 1,700 Clallam PUD customers

About 1,700 Clallam Public Utility District customers were without power after a log truck hit a power pole in west Port Angeles… Continue reading

Port Angeles police and Clallam County Public Utility District 1 representatives approach an unloaded log truck that slid into a utility pole, forcing the closure of U.S. Highway 101 between Airport Road and Bean Road in Port Angeles on Tuesday. Traffic was detoured onto Edgewood Drive for the duration of the incident. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Washington state man indicted in death of Alaska surgeon

A Washington state man charged with stealing thousands in cash and household goods from an Alaska… Continue reading

On Tuesday, Clallam County Fire District 3 responded to a report of a smoke investigation call at 50 Bennett Place. (Clallam County Fire District 3)

Attic fire extinguished in Carlsborg

No one was hurt in a Tuesday attic fire in Carlsborg, said Assistant Chief Dan Orr of Clallam County Fire District 3. The… Continue reading

On Tuesday, Clallam County Fire District 3 responded to a report of a smoke investigation call at 50 Bennett Place. (Clallam County Fire District 3)

NEWS BRIEFS: Hood Canal Bridge to close overnight … and other items

The Hood Canal Bridge will be closed between 10 tonight and 4 a.m. Wednesday, the state Department of Transportation announced Monday. During the… Continue reading

FBI, Port Angeles investigate possible compromise of customer credit cards

The FBI is helping city officials investigate reports by residents that their credit cards have been compromised, city officials announced in a… Continue reading

Port Angeles police suspend search for suspect after canvassing downtown

Port Angeles police suspend search for suspect after canvassing downtown

Police suspended their active search Monday afternoon for a man who is wanted for investigation of felony domestic violence assault in violation… Continue reading

Port Angeles police suspend search for suspect after canvassing downtown
Lady Washington runs aground in Sequim Bay

Lady Washington runs aground in Sequim Bay

Lady Washington, the state’s official tall ship, ran into a bit of trouble on its final day visiting Sequim Bay. The vessel, which… Continue reading

Lady Washington runs aground in Sequim Bay

DNR: Budget failure leaves Washington forests in jeopardy

The Legislature’s failure to pass a capital budget means the state Department of Natural Resources is… Continue reading