Clallam County

Caspar Babypants to perform family-friendly act next week

Caspar Babypants will perform on the North Olympic Peninsula on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Northwest musician Chris Ballew (of alternative band Presidents of the United… Continue reading

Construction begins on Greywolf modular buildings

Construction begins on Greywolf modular buildings

State and local leaders hailed the beginning of construction of two modular buildings at Greywolf Elementary… Continue reading

Construction begins on Greywolf modular buildings

Drug Take Back Day set Saturday

Clallam County residents can return expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for safe disposal from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The service is free… Continue reading

Forks parade, film fest to honor coastal cleanup efforts

Forks parade, film fest to honor coastal cleanup efforts

The second weekend of RainFest will feature the Undersea and Umbrella Parade and an evening of nature films during the fourth annual River… Continue reading

Forks parade, film fest to honor coastal cleanup efforts
Port Townsend’s two historic house museums will open for the summer season Monday. The Rothschild House and the Commanding Officer’s Quarters, seen here, are both owned by Washington State Parks and managed by the Jefferson County Historical Society.

Historic Port Townsend museums open for the season Monday

Two historic house museums — the Rothschild House and Commanding Officer’s Quarters in Port Townsend and at Fort Worden State Park —… Continue reading

Port Townsend’s two historic house museums will open for the summer season Monday. The Rothschild House and the Commanding Officer’s Quarters, seen here, are both owned by Washington State Parks and managed by the Jefferson County Historical Society.

ISSUES OF FAITH: God changed everything for us with Easter

In a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and… Continue reading

“Three Amigos” by George Rodrigue will be auctioned off during the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society’s annual dinner and auction, Meowgaritas and Mutts, on Saturday at the Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles.

Meowgaritas and Mutts to raise funds for Olympic Peninsula Humane Society

The Olympic Peninsula Humane Society’s annual dinner and auction, Meowgaritas and Mutts, is Saturday. The event will be from 5 p.m. to… Continue reading

“Three Amigos” by George Rodrigue will be auctioned off during the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society’s annual dinner and auction, Meowgaritas and Mutts, on Saturday at the Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles.

NEWS BRIEFS: Alternating traffic expected Wednesday on Highway 101 at Elwha bridge … and other items

One-way alternating traffic is expected between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Elwha River bridge on U.S. Highway 101 west… Continue reading

Peninsula wine, cider, cheese dished up this weekend

Have you had enough of our signature Northwest liquid sunshine? The self-guided Olympic Peninsula Wine, Cider &Cheese Tour will warm up residents and visitors alike… Continue reading

Plant sale, tree giveaway among weekend activities

A plant sale, a tree giveaway and a benefit concert are among upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. Information also is available on the… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles commissioner to run for election

Port of Port Angeles commissioner to run for election

Port of Port Angeles District 2 Commissioner Steve Burke, who was appointed in March 2016, announced Thursday he intends to run for… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles commissioner to run for election
Jeremy Pederson as County Dracula and Luciana Barrera as Mina Seward reherse for “Dracula: The Musical?” (Kate Carter)

Prepare to be sucked in: Musical spoof of Dracula opens tonight

“Dracula: The Musical?,” a spoof of the classic horror tale, opens this weekend for a three-week run at the Port Angeles Community… Continue reading

Jeremy Pederson as County Dracula and Luciana Barrera as Mina Seward reherse for “Dracula: The Musical?” (Kate Carter)
Bill Tiderman, left, and Rudy Maxion will start Sequim’s Men with Guitars concert with a singalong Saturday.

Sequim sing-along to benefit Mujeres de Maiz foundation

It’s a multi-generational singalong, concert and fundraiser that could only happen here: Men with Guitars, the slimmed-down version. Starring two duos, High Divide… Continue reading

Bill Tiderman, left, and Rudy Maxion will start Sequim’s Men with Guitars concert with a singalong Saturday.
Lauren Fox will perform in Port Angeles on Thursday.

Tickets on sale now for Lauren Fox concert of ‘Love, Lust, Fear & Freedom’

Tickets are available for a Thursday concert, “Lauren Fox: Love, Lust, Fear &Freedom: The Songs of Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen.” The… Continue reading

Lauren Fox will perform in Port Angeles on Thursday.
Court of Appeals supports hatchery fish in Elwha River in decision

Court of Appeals supports hatchery fish in Elwha River in decision

Hatchery fish can continue playing their disputed role in the largest dam removal and salmonid recovery project in U.S. history, a federal… Continue reading

Court of Appeals supports hatchery fish in Elwha River in decision
Volunteers can scour Peninsula beaches at cleanups Saturday

Volunteers can scour Peninsula beaches at cleanups Saturday

Some 1,200 volunteers had signed up by Wednesday to help clear trash from about 50 beaches on the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the… Continue reading

Volunteers can scour Peninsula beaches at cleanups Saturday
Access to Hurricane Ridge set for Friday, weather permitting

Access to Hurricane Ridge set for Friday, weather permitting

After a monthlong hiatus, Hurricane Ridge Road and its chalet-like visitor center will be reopened Friday, weather and road conditions permitting, acting… Continue reading

Access to Hurricane Ridge set for Friday, weather permitting
Boat three years in the making to be launched Friday in Port Townsend

Boat three years in the making to be launched Friday in Port Townsend

The Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding’s Sea Beast, a 36-foot wooden boat that took more than three years to build, will make… Continue reading

Boat three years in the making to be launched Friday in Port Townsend

Free program offers retreat for those with cancer diagnosis

Space is still available for Survivor’s Outdoor Experience’s sixth Healing Adventure, a retreat for those who have been diagnosed with cancer,… Continue reading

Water quality evaluation leads to commerical shellfish harvest restrictions

Commercial shellfish harvesting has been restricted on the Hood Canal near the Duckabush River in East Jefferson County after an annual evaluation of… Continue reading