Clallam County

Extreme Sports Park land for sale; sprint boat events for this year canceled

Extreme Sports Park land for sale; sprint boat events for this year canceled

The Port Angeles property where Extreme Sports Park has held sprint boat races annually since 2011 is now for sale and all… Continue reading

Extreme Sports Park land for sale; sprint boat events for this year canceled
U.S. Coast Guard Cmdr. Benjamin Berg, left, and Cmdr. Christofer German share a moment of levity during a ceremony Friday shifting command of the cutter Active, in the background, from Berg to German at Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Command changes for Coast Guard’s Active

The cutter Active has a new commander. Coast Guard Cmdr. Christofer German relieved Cmdr. Benjamin Berg as commanding officer of the 210-foot-long… Continue reading

U.S. Coast Guard Cmdr. Benjamin Berg, left, and Cmdr. Christofer German share a moment of levity during a ceremony Friday shifting command of the cutter Active, in the background, from Berg to German at Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Port Townsend start-up tops Silicon Valley business competition

Port Townsend start-up tops Silicon Valley business competition

A Port Townsend start-up that connects local growers to local customers won first place at the Silicon Valley Business Plan Competition. In… Continue reading

Port Townsend start-up tops Silicon Valley business competition

Occupants suffer minor injuries after vehicle strikes three elk; animals killed

A Jeep Grand Cherokee’s occupants were mostly unharmed after the vehicle struck and killed three elk that were in the road late… Continue reading

Ceremony honors longtime firefighters as they retire from Port Angeles department

Ceremony honors longtime firefighters as they retire from Port Angeles department

An unprecedented flag ceremony honored two retiring Port Angeles firefighter paramedics. The Port Angeles Fire Department flew two American flags over the… Continue reading

Ceremony honors longtime firefighters as they retire from Port Angeles department

Port Angeles man arrested amid investigation of string of crimes

A 21-year-old Port Angeles man accused of stealing a van in Sequim and fleeing police last week in Port Angeles awoke to… Continue reading

Cantwell sets town hall meetings; free tickets required for the themed discussions

U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell plans three town hall meetings in Seattle this week. Cantwell, D-Mountlake Terrace, will host town halls Wednesday, Friday and… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Coast Guard crew rescues PA teen girl; Clallam County Sheriff’s Office achieves reaccreditation

A U.S. Coast Guard crew from Port Angeles helped a 17-year-old girl after she fell 100 feet while hiking near the… 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)

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