Clallam County

NEWS BRIEFS: Port Angeles Coast Guard crew airlifts patient … and other items

A Coast Guard aircrew conducted a medical evacuation of an ill man from the cruise ship MS Amsterdam, which was off the… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: City council candidate drops out … and other items

Bill Paul, the Forks-area Clallam County Fire District 1 fire chief, has dropped out of the race for Forks City Council Position 3,… Continue reading

Boats trailing in to Race to Alaska finish line

Boats trailing in to Race to Alaska finish line

Three teams have completed the third annual Race to Alaska, but 27 more are still making their way up the coast after… Continue reading

Boats trailing in to Race to Alaska finish line
YOUTH BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS: Lions repeats as Cal Ripken champs … other title game recaps
YOUTH BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS: Lions repeats as Cal Ripken champs … other title game recaps

A GROWING CONCERN: How to ‘share the wealth’ of your bounteous blooms

IN JUST TWO days (Tuesday at 9:24 p.m. Pacific time), summer (finally) begins. It is the solstice, and for many of us, it is about… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Attention, birding hikers: We need your help

IF THERE WERE more serious hikers who were also serious birders, we would have better data on the birds in the Olympic Mountains. I recall… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Luncheon meetings are Wednesdays at noon at Blakeslee’s Bar &Grill, 1222 S. Forks Ave. This Wednesday’s gathering will focus on… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School seniors Gabe Wegener, left, and Mia DelGuzzi-Flores enjoy time on the swingset at the Dream Playground at Erickson Playfield prior to Friday night’s commencement ceremony at nearby Civic Field. A total of 237 students were scheduled to graduate as part of the high school’s class of 2017. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Graduates doff caps for commencement in Clallam

Graduates celebrated the culmination of years of academic work in commencement ceremonies for Peninsula College and Port Angeles and Crescent high schools Saturday. North Olympic… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School seniors Gabe Wegener, left, and Mia DelGuzzi-Flores enjoy time on the swingset at the Dream Playground at Erickson Playfield prior to Friday night’s commencement ceremony at nearby Civic Field. A total of 237 students were scheduled to graduate as part of the high school’s class of 2017. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Growing potatoes from seed topic of Port Angeles lecture

Growing potatoes from seed topic of Port Angeles lecture

Veteran Master Gardener Muriel Nesbitt will discuss “The Sex Life of Potatoes” at noon Thursday. The presentation will be in Room 160,… Continue reading

Growing potatoes from seed topic of Port Angeles lecture

HELP LINE: Remember to thank fathers, father figures

FIRST THINGS FIRST, right? Today is Father’s Day. If that’s something you need to know and had managed to forget, you might want to do… Continue reading

LETTER: How could I have helped man who jumped off Port Angeles bridge?

I crossed the Tumwater Truck Route bridge on Eighth Street in Port Angeles at 2:15 p.m. June 8 and noticed a man smoking and walking… Continue reading

LETTER: Let’s show those political con artists how smart we can be

Trump’s playbook. It appears to be similar to Putin’s: destroy the media and control the message. Does there have to be a picture in order… Continue reading

LETTER: Why does ‘liberal’ media attack successful black men?

entertainer Bill Cosby, golfer Tiger Woods, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, to name a… Continue reading

LETTER: Why is our legislative spending priority funding trails instead of education?

Here we are again in overtime for our state Legislature, at an additional cost to taxpayers of hundreds of thousands of dollars. That doesn’t take… Continue reading

Melinda Clevenger

Longtime Clallam County Superior Court administrator retiring after 43 years

Lindy Clevenger is retiring as Clallam County Superior Court administrator after 43 years with the county. “I decided to retire for my… Continue reading

Melinda Clevenger
Neighbors, strangers rally around Joyce man after store burgled

Neighbors, strangers rally around Joyce man after store burgled

A burglary at Port Crescent Trading Co. came at the worst time for storeowner Doug Schwab, he said. But a growing community —… Continue reading

Neighbors, strangers rally around Joyce man after store burgled
Sarah Sharp

New arts, general news reporter at PDN

The Peninsula Daily News welcomes Sarah Sharp as its new arts and general news reporter. Sharp, 20, is a recent graduate of… Continue reading

Sarah Sharp

NEWS BRIEFS: Beaches open to shellfish harvesting … and other items

The area from the Lyre River east to Dungeness Bay is now open to recreational shellfish harvesting. The state Department of Health… Continue reading

Pink ribbons to go up in Port Angeles for annual fundraiser

Pink ribbons. Pink quilt raffle. Pink golf tournament. Pink Angeles. The annual Pink Up Port Angeles campaign, which benefits Operation Uplift —… Continue reading

Port Angeles floats on the way, city says; floats to be installed this summer

Port Angeles floats on the way, city says; floats to be installed this summer

The long-awaited mooring floats that were removed in 2012 and that had been predicted to return to City Pier by June should… Continue reading

Port Angeles floats on the way, city says; floats to be installed this summer