Clallam County

Clallam Public Defender lone bidder for indigent legal defense

Clallam County’s longstanding partnership with Clallam Public Defender will likely continue for several more years. The nonprofit Clallam Public Defender, which has… Continue reading

A fishing boat was stranded at the mouth of the Elwha River last weekend during fishing season for halibut and cod.

PAT NEAL: Dangerous halibut date defies logic

IT WAS DAYLIGHT on the water. It seemed like we were in the middle of the world’s largest washing machine. That’s the feeling you can… Continue reading

A fishing boat was stranded at the mouth of the Elwha River last weekend during fishing season for halibut and cod.
Wet April sets new record on West End

Wet April sets new record on West End

Last month was the wettest April on record at Quillayute Airport near Forks, which has seen more than its share of rain since… Continue reading

Wet April sets new record on West End
Toddlers’ playground in Forks built in memory of teen’s father

Toddlers’ playground in Forks built in memory of teen’s father

A girl’s dream of honoring her late father opened its gates last week after the Tod Horton On Deck Playground project was adopted… Continue reading

Toddlers’ playground in Forks built in memory of teen’s father
Pilot project to use recycled carbon fiber composite for Port Angeles park benches

Pilot project to use recycled carbon fiber composite for Port Angeles park benches

The city Parks and Recreation Department is providing $10,000 in seed money for a pilot project with the Composite Recycling Technology Center… Continue reading

Pilot project to use recycled carbon fiber composite for Port Angeles park benches
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News George and Jolie Will of Sequim look for litter on the beach on Saturday near the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge near Sequim as part of statewide effort to remove trash and other unwanted debris from along Washington’s coasts. The event, hosted by the Washington CoastSavers program, saw volunteers spread out to scour beaches along the Pacific coastline and the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Volunteers clean beaches of about 15 tons of debris during annual cleanup

The results are in after 1,330 volunteers cleaned debris from more than 60 Washington beaches during the 10th annual Washington Coast Cleanup. Jon Schmidt, Washington… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News George and Jolie Will of Sequim look for litter on the beach on Saturday near the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge near Sequim as part of statewide effort to remove trash and other unwanted debris from along Washington’s coasts. The event, hosted by the Washington CoastSavers program, saw volunteers spread out to scour beaches along the Pacific coastline and the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Pat Owens

‘The Gin Game’ being dealt on Olympic Theatre Arts stage starting May 12

Tickets are on sale for “The Gin Game,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning play with only two characters, that will light up the stage at… Continue reading

Pat Owens

Artist-in-Residence to speak at Peninsula College on Thursday on sculptures

Artist-in-Residence Shalene Valenzuela will speak at Peninsula College’s Studium Generale on Thursday. The sculptor, whose work has been on display at the… Continue reading

GiveBig donations collected today; 20 Peninsula nonprofits participating

North Olympic Peninsula nonprofits are among those that can benefit from the Seattle Foundation’s seventh annual GiveBIG funding drive that is one day… Continue reading

LETTER: FLASH program teaches kids it’s OK to be amoral

What is going in on the our schools? Are you aware of what they are teaching our children and grandchildren? FLASH [Family Life and Sexual… Continue reading

LETTER: Nonaggressive pact with North Korea the only way to stave off nuclear bloodbath

Public opinion and the courts may eventually prevent President Donald Trump and Congress from destroying our nation domestically. However, the paramount threat today is that… Continue reading

New trial date set for Port Angeles man accused of stabbing roommate

John Greystoke, a Port Angeles man charged with stabbing a roommate in the abdomen more than a year ago, has a new… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Peninsula Trails Coalition seeks input at tonight’s meeting … and other items

The Peninsula Trails Coalition seeks input on the Olympic Discovery Trail at a meeting today. The meeting will be from 6:30 p.m. to… Continue reading

This image provided by the U.S. Department of Energy shows a 20-foot-by-20-foot hole in the roof of a storage tunnel at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland on Tuesday. (U.S. Department of Energy via AP)

Tunnel with nuclear waste collapses in Washington state

A portion of an underground tunnel containing rail cars filled with radioactive waste collapsed Tuesday at… Continue reading

This image provided by the U.S. Department of Energy shows a 20-foot-by-20-foot hole in the roof of a storage tunnel at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland on Tuesday. (U.S. Department of Energy via AP)

Woman who had custody of Forks child pleads not guilty

Michelle Ward, who had been given custody of a 2-year-old boy who died Nov. 11 of blunt-force trauma, has pleaded not guilty… Continue reading

Clallam to consider investments from Opportunity Fund

Clallam County commissioners will consider using the Opportunity Fund to make investments that would take advantage of a low-interest rate on a… Continue reading

Colleen McAleer

McAleer to run for re-election to Port of Port Angeles seat

Port of Port Angeles District 1 Commissioner Colleen McAleer announced Monday she intends to run for re-election this year. McAleer, president of… Continue reading

Colleen McAleer

Small business competition application deadline set for May 22

Washington Coast Work’s Sustainable Small Business Competition application deadline is Monday, May 22. The competition is open to people from coastal communities on the Olympic… Continue reading

Emerging pests topic of Port Angeles gardening talk Thursday

Veteran Master Gardener Bob Cain will provide insight on plant disease and insect problems that have emerged in the recent past and… Continue reading

LETTER: Don’t blame scientists for decline of fisheries resource

Peninsula Daily News columnist Pat Neal’s May 3 commentary [“Green Crab Newest Tormentor”] regarding eliminating the invasive green crab was about as near the truth… Continue reading