Clallam County

Spruce Railroad Trail at Lake Crescent to be reopened this weekend

Spruce Railroad Trail at Lake Crescent to be reopened this weekend

Hikers and bikers will travel through North Olympic Peninsula history when Spruce Railroad Trail reopens this weekend. Crews have nearly completed a… Continue reading

Spruce Railroad Trail at Lake Crescent to be reopened this weekend

Spruce Railroad Trail to be reopened

The Spruce Railroad Trail will be reopened with a refurbished McFee Tunnel on Sunday. A dedication ceremony for the McFee Tunnel is… Continue reading

Peninsula health officials review medicine return program

Public health officials on the North Olympic Peninsula are monitoring regulations that require pharmaceutical companies to pay for and coordinate drug take-back… Continue reading

Port Angeles artist creates portrait to comfort grieving mother

Port Angeles artist creates portrait to comfort grieving mother

When a Port Angeles artist learned about two children who died in a flash flood in Arkansas, she decided to use her… Continue reading

Port Angeles artist creates portrait to comfort grieving mother

Jefferson County commissioners set hearing for housing tax levy

The Jefferson County commissioners have approved a public hearing to get input on a proposed property tax levy aimed at tackling the… Continue reading

Clallam to put juvenile justice sales tax on ballot

Clallam to put juvenile justice sales tax on ballot

Clallam County voters this November will decide whether to support a one-tenth of 1 percent juvenile justice sales tax. The tax would… Continue reading

Clallam to put juvenile justice sales tax on ballot

Police seek man who brandished gun in Port Angeles robbery

Police were searching Tuesday for a man who brandished a gun while robbing the Jackpot Food Mart and 76 gas station in… Continue reading

Coroner identifies body of woman found with vehicle in Olympic National Park

A woman whose body was discovered with a vehicle near Hurricane Ridge on July 2 has been identified as Kathryn Grace Kennedy,… Continue reading

Clallam County suggests routes for residents, visitors during McDonald Creek bridge closure

Clallam County suggests routes for residents, visitors during McDonald Creek bridge closure

“So far, so good.” That was Clallam County Engineer Ross Tyler’s assessment of the traffic situation one day after McDonald Creek Bridge was… Continue reading

Clallam County suggests routes for residents, visitors during McDonald Creek bridge closure
Entrance realignment for Sequim’s Carrie Blake Park set to begin mid-August

Entrance realignment for Sequim’s Carrie Blake Park set to begin mid-August

Construction will soon begin to realign the entrance to Carrie Blake Park. Sequim city engineer Matt Klontz said construction tentatively will begin in… Continue reading

Entrance realignment for Sequim’s Carrie Blake Park set to begin mid-August

‘Cli-fi’ work inspired by Blue Glacier

Bill Liggett, author of “Watermelon Snow,” describes the genre of his novel as “cli-fi,” or climate fiction. However, Liggett didn’t dream this… Continue reading

All six hopefuls for Port Angeles City Council against switch to second-class city status

All six hopefuls for Port Angeles City Council against switch to second-class city status

All six Port Angeles City Council candidates in the Aug. 1 primary election said at a forum this week they oppose the… Continue reading

All six hopefuls for Port Angeles City Council against switch to second-class city status

Biology test no longer required for high school diploma

High school students will no longer need to pass a biology test to graduate under a measure signed into law… Continue reading

EDC plans town hall meetings in Forks, Sequim, Port Angeles

The Clallam Economic Development Corporation will host the first of three community town hall meetings in Forks next week. The informal discussion on… Continue reading

Guest artist sought for festival

The Port Angeles Fine Arts Center is seeking a guest artist to create a live outdoor art installation during the Port Angeles… Continue reading

“Indigenous” band leader, Mato Nanji, has been likened to guitarists Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix and Carlos Santana. The band will perform at Studio Bob, 118 ½ Front St., today at 8 p.m. (Mato Nanji)

Indigenous to perform in Port Angeles

The all Native American blues/rock band, “Indigenous” will perform at Studio Bob, 118½ Front St., today at 8 p.m. The band has… Continue reading

“Indigenous” band leader, Mato Nanji, has been likened to guitarists Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix and Carlos Santana. The band will perform at Studio Bob, 118 ½ Front St., today at 8 p.m. (Mato Nanji)

ISSUES OF FAITH: Simple questions lead the way to knowing one’s self

THESE “LAZY, HAZY, crazy days of summer” provide us with an opportunity to consider our lives from a different perspective. Not the narrowed intensity and… Continue reading

LETTER: Clallam County should not use glyphosate against invasive plants

The Clallam County noxious weed department is implementing herbicide spraying this summer to rid “noxious” roadside plants. A primary herbicide in the County Noxious Weed… Continue reading

LETTER: Defends New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

I get a kick out of the editorials slamming New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for spending an afternoon on the beach. Not too long ago,… Continue reading

LETTER: Legalization of abortions does not make it right

Oops. Being pro-choice does not allow one to pick and choose only those statements out of context made by another to support their argument [“Right… Continue reading