Clallam County

POINT OF VIEW: Staying strong during unsettled times

HAVING GROWN UP in Port Angeles, I’ve seen our community go through hard times. But when someone lost a job or a business closed its… Continue reading

County, Port of Port Angeles commissioners to talk timber Monday

Peninsula Daily News Clallam County and Port of Port Angeles commissioners will discuss timber advocacy, arrearage and timber sales payments in a joint work session… Continue reading

Victor’s Lavender Farm adds second location in Sequim

Victor’s Lavender Farm adds second location in Sequim

With the help of his family, Victor Gonzalez, owner of Victor’s Lavender Farm, looks to expand his lavender reach. Gonzalez, his brother Sergio… Continue reading

Victor’s Lavender Farm adds second location in Sequim

Clallam County man sentenced for indecent exposure in Jefferson

A Sequim man has been sentenced to nearly five months in jail and two years probation after pleading guilty to multiple counts… Continue reading

Hood Canal Bridge closures announced for Saturday, early Sunday

The Hood Canal Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic Saturday night and early Sunday several times for up to 90 minutes at… Continue reading

Air Affaire organizers seek hot air balloon passengers for Aug. 26-27

Air Affaire organizers seek hot air balloon passengers for Aug. 26-27

Organizers of the Olympic Peninsula Air Affaire on Aug. 26-27 in Carlsborg look to bring in… Continue reading

Air Affaire organizers seek hot air balloon passengers for Aug. 26-27

New area code, mandatory 10-digit dialing set for region

Local calls in Western Washington will have to be dialed with the area code starting July 29. And those within the 360 area… Continue reading

Clallam sheriff seeks man who failed to report

Clallam sheriff seeks man who failed to report

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a registered sex offender who failed to report to the state Department of Corrections.… Continue reading

Clallam sheriff seeks man who failed to report
Shakespearean fashion on display: Port Angeles Fine Arts Center opens exhibit with a party

Shakespearean fashion on display: Port Angeles Fine Arts Center opens exhibit with a party

Titania’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream” cloak, lush and leafy, awaits. So do the costumes of Lady Capulet — Romeo’s mother-in-law — plus portly… Continue reading

Shakespearean fashion on display: Port Angeles Fine Arts Center opens exhibit with a party
Quileute Tribal Drummers ready for the parade during last year’s Quileute Days. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)

Quileute Days celebrate heritage

Quileute Days 2017 will celebrate Quileute tribal and cultural heritage with traditional activities scheduled throughout this weekend, including canoe races, stick games,… Continue reading

Quileute Tribal Drummers ready for the parade during last year’s Quileute Days. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)
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