Clallam County

From left, Sen. John Braun, R-Centralia; Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville; Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn; and Sen. Randi Becker, R-Eatonville, confer on the Senate floor Friday at the Capitol in Olympia. (Ted S. Warren/The Associated Press)

Governor sign $43.7 billion budget, avoids partial shutdown

With less than an hour to spare, Gov. Jay Inslee signed a new two-year, $43.7 billion… Continue reading

From left, Sen. John Braun, R-Centralia; Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-Ritzville; Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn; and Sen. Randi Becker, R-Eatonville, confer on the Senate floor Friday at the Capitol in Olympia. (Ted S. Warren/The Associated Press)

New state mental health budget ‘doesn’t look promising’

The state’s latest budget plan falls far short of what’s needed to fix the state’s floundering mental… Continue reading

Carving option floated for tree removal at Lincoln Park

Carving option floated for tree removal at Lincoln Park

Obstructive Lincoln Park trees could become fodder for carvers instead of logging revenue for the city, city council members said this week.… Continue reading

Carving option floated for tree removal at Lincoln Park
Crews finishing Carlsborg sewer project; residents can connect to system starting Wednesday

Crews finishing Carlsborg sewer project; residents can connect to system starting Wednesday

After more than a year under construction, the Carlsborg Sewer Project is wrapping up, Clallam County… Continue reading

Crews finishing Carlsborg sewer project; residents can connect to system starting Wednesday
Port Angeles police searching for man in waterfront area

Port Angeles police searching for man in waterfront area

More than a dozen officers and a canine unit were searching east Port Angeles including along the Olympic Discovery Trail this morning… Continue reading

Port Angeles police searching for man in waterfront area
Man turns self in after chase in downtown Port Angeles

Man turns self in after chase in downtown Port Angeles

Bond was set at $65,000 Friday for a man who eluded police before he turned himself in to authorities at the Clallam… Continue reading

Man turns self in after chase in downtown Port Angeles

A GROWING CONCERN: Greek heritage spices up Mediterranean herbs

WELL, HERE WE are, into July already. This is the month of the Peninsula’s largest festival, a botanical one at that (Lavender Weekend is July… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Port Angeles residents share memories of now-vacant building

BACK WHEN: Port Angeles residents share memories of now-vacant building

SEVERAL PEOPLE RECOGNIZED the June picture from the past as the old Salvation Army building on Front Street near Lincoln Street. The old brick building… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Port Angeles residents share memories of now-vacant building

BIRD WATCH: Growing numbers of osprey indicative of better habitat, food availability

NEWLY FLEDGED BIRDS mean more and more action from late spring to midsummer. Later this month, the cries of young osprey will make things interesting… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Twice-monthly luncheon meetings are held on the first Monday at noon at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto… Continue reading

Dennis Jason Wayne Fisher enters Clallam County Superior Court on Thursday in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Forks man charged after meth found in diaper

A Forks man was charged with possession of a controlled substance and endangerment with a controlled substance Thursday after a Forks police… Continue reading

Dennis Jason Wayne Fisher enters Clallam County Superior Court on Thursday in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

HELP LINE: Divorced? You could be eligible for ex-spouse benefits

I’VE JUST DISCOVERED that I completely missed a national designation a few months back. Of course, a reasonable case could be made to the point… Continue reading

Hiker reported lost found after three hours

A hiker’s three-hour detour worried his friends and family when they returned to their vehicle and he was nowhere to be found.… Continue reading

LETTER: Regarding not saying the Pledge of Allegiance, here are a few salient points

Regarding Port Angeles City Councilman Dan Gase’s irrelevant, and slyly judgmental, dig about a city council candidate’s choice to eschew the Pledge of Allegiance [“PA… Continue reading

LETTER: While Trump being criticized, important issues taking a back seat

Wow. We have hot letters to the Peninsula Daily News kicking President Donald Trump’s behind. Possibly it is time for these people to listen to… Continue reading

W. Ron Allen

LETTER: Yes, the Redskins name is offensive to us tribal members; please understand why

As chairman and CEO of the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, I feel compelled to respond to the June 22 letter to Peninsula Voices, “Redskins history.” It… Continue reading

W. Ron Allen
Olympic National Park stop on three-year park system tour

Olympic National Park stop on three-year park system tour

Mikah Meyer is on the road trip of a lifetime. Meyer, who is on a three-year trip to visit all 417… Continue reading

Olympic National Park stop on three-year park system tour
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

Peninsula goes star-spangled for Fourth of July

Forks’ Independence Day celebration continues today while other communities on the North Olympic Peninsula prepare for full days of activities Tuesday, the Fourth of July.… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

Quinault fete Chief Taholah Days

Chief Taholah Days, the Quinault Indian Nation’s biggest celebration of the year, continues today through Tuesday. Chief Taholah Days commemorates the signing of… Continue reading

State Patrol finds officers acted to protect selves, others in killing

A State Patrol investigation has concluded law enforcement officers were protecting themselves and Beaver mobile home park residents when a Clallam County sheriff’s… Continue reading