Clallam County

Horse trailer, vehicle parking area planned for Spruce Railroad Trail’s start

A horse trailer and vehicle parking area will be constructed near the east end of the Spruce Railroad Trail at Lake Crescent,… Continue reading

Trial date moved for Port Angeles man charged with shooting at police

Trial date moved for Port Angeles man charged with shooting at police

A Port Angeles man charged with shooting at law enforcement officers at a busy intersection 13 months ago has a new trial… Continue reading

Trial date moved for Port Angeles man charged with shooting at police

Sequim man gets 7-year sentence for firearm assaults

Keith Roberson of Sequim has been sentenced to seven years plus one day on two counts of assault in the second degree,… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Open house Thursday for Port Angeles business; new directory available

Olympic Peninsula Massage will hold an open house from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. Attendees can win door prizes including gift… Continue reading

LETTER: Problems with news media are not new

Recent discourse on the efficacy and honesty of the U.S. media has surfaced in letters to the editor in Peninsula Voices (“Mainstream Media,” May 16,… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Gardening presentation Wednesday … and other items

The public is invited to Master Gardener Sarah Fairbank’s presentation about native plants at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Jefferson County Library.… Continue reading

Port Angeles shooting case dismissed after mistrial

The case against a Port Angeles man accused of shooting someone in the buttocks has been dismissed after a mistrial. Clallam County… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: There’s always plan B

WEST END NEIGHBOR: There’s always plan B

PLAN B EXISTS for a reason. So does Murphy’s Law. When hiking and camping, my family’s Plan B is hot dogs. Inevitably, if fresh fish… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: There’s always plan B
Human power takes the early lead in Race to Alaska’s second leg

Human power takes the early lead in Race to Alaska’s second leg

With light southerly winds and a northern current, the first day of the Race to Alaska’s second leg went to human power,… Continue reading

Human power takes the early lead in Race to Alaska’s second leg
Green crab count rises to 72 on Dungeness Spit

Green crab count rises to 72 on Dungeness Spit

Trapping efforts continue at Graveyard Spit on the Dungeness Spit as federal and state resource managers continue to find the invasive European green… Continue reading

Green crab count rises to 72 on Dungeness Spit
Early admission offered those who buy Taste of Port Townsend tickets by today

Early admission offered those who buy Taste of Port Townsend tickets by today

Taste of Port Townsend, an annual event celebrating area food and drink, is coming up Thursday and this year, the Port Townsend… Continue reading

Early admission offered those who buy Taste of Port Townsend tickets by today
Saturday ceremonies award diplomas to graduating seniors

Saturday ceremonies award diplomas to graduating seniors

Graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2017 continued Saturday on the North Olympic Peninsula. Commencement ceremonies were held for Forks, Clallam Bay, Chimacum and Quilcene… Continue reading

Saturday ceremonies award diplomas to graduating seniors
Jail superintendent retires after 37 years with Clallam County Sheriff’s Office

Jail superintendent retires after 37 years with Clallam County Sheriff’s Office

A much-decorated Clallam County Sheriff’s Office employee is retiring after 37 years of service. Jail Superintendent Ron Sukert’s last day will be… Continue reading

Jail superintendent retires after 37 years with Clallam County Sheriff’s Office
Firefighter tackle roof fire in Port Angeles

Firefighter tackle roof fire in Port Angeles

A spark from burning cardboard ignited the roof of a Port Angeles home Sunday afternoon. Shaughn Mellor, one of the renters at… Continue reading

Firefighter tackle roof fire in Port Angeles
Pasternack signed to five-year deal with symphony

Pasternack signed to five-year deal with symphony

As the Port Angeles Symphony prepares for the start of its new fiscal year July 1, the nonprofit orchestra’s board of directors… Continue reading

Pasternack signed to five-year deal with symphony

Port Angeles group to host volunteer childcare training today

First Step is currently seeking volunteers for various activities throughout the summer and will hold a childcare assistant orientation class from 5… Continue reading

Port Angeles group to host volunteer childcare training today

First Step is currently seeking volunteers for various activities throughout the summer and will hold a childcare assistant orientation class from 5… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Overturned log truck closes Highway 101 at Lake Crescent for four hours … and other items

U.S. Highway 101 was closed near Lake Crescent for four hours last week after a log truck overturned. No injuries were… Continue reading

Port Angeles parking lot to close temporarily Tuesday for improvement work

The city street department will close the Elks parking lot at First and Lincoln streets Tuesday and Wednesday as part of a… Continue reading

Henry Veitenhans, right, regales fellow graduating seniors Gannon Short, Rosemary D’Andrea and Helena Stafford, from left, with tales of his harrowing adventure while crossing the Strait of Juan de Fuca in gale-force winds during Thursday’s Race to Alaska. The 17-year-old senior entered the race as his senior project. He arrived in Victoria on Friday morning, after having put in for shelter about a mile from Victoria Harbor, then made his way back to Port Townsend to attend Friday’s graduation. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

First Peninsula class of 2017 graduations held

The first of the North Olympic Peninsula’s class of 2017 high school graduations were held Friday. Diplomas were awarded to graduating seniors at Neah Bay… Continue reading

Henry Veitenhans, right, regales fellow graduating seniors Gannon Short, Rosemary D’Andrea and Helena Stafford, from left, with tales of his harrowing adventure while crossing the Strait of Juan de Fuca in gale-force winds during Thursday’s Race to Alaska. The 17-year-old senior entered the race as his senior project. He arrived in Victoria on Friday morning, after having put in for shelter about a mile from Victoria Harbor, then made his way back to Port Townsend to attend Friday’s graduation. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)