Clallam County

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

Peninsula employment up

Unemployment rates dipped on the North Olympic Peninsula for the second time in as many months in March, state officials said. Clallam County unemployment fell… Continue reading

Amanda Rosenberg                                Washington State University Clallam County Master Gardener Jeannette Stehr-Green will present “What Do Your Blueberries Need to be Happy?” at noon today.

Growing blueberries topic of talk

Veteran WSU Clallam County Master Gardener Jeanette Stehr-Green will talk about blueberry plants at noon today. The free presentation will be in… Continue reading

Amanda Rosenberg                                Washington State University Clallam County Master Gardener Jeannette Stehr-Green will present “What Do Your Blueberries Need to be Happy?” at noon today.

LETTER: Uninsured drivers make the rest of us pay

I wonder if you think as highly of uninsured drivers as I do. On April 21, I was hit by another car in the Safeway… Continue reading

Clallam County Community Service Award honoree Dianna Cross is a longtime volunteer in the Clallam County office of the American Red Cross. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Company of heroes: Eight volunteers to be given Clallam County Community Service Award

A gathering of heroes who quietly worked behind the scenes will be in the spotlight Thursday during the reception for the Clallam… Continue reading

Clallam County Community Service Award honoree Dianna Cross is a longtime volunteer in the Clallam County office of the American Red Cross. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Recovered bald eagle released, reunited with mate near Port Angeles

Recovered bald eagle released, reunited with mate near Port Angeles

Sparky, the bald eagle electrocuted last month by a 7,200-volt power line west of Port Angeles, has been released back to the… Continue reading

Recovered bald eagle released, reunited with mate near Port Angeles

Port Angeles to host town hall meeting about opioid abuse

The city will host a town hall meeting May 9 about what is being done to stop and treat opioid abuse in… Continue reading

Counters to help track use of Olympic Discovery Trail

Counters to help track use of Olympic Discovery Trail

The state Department of Transportation will install three bicycle and pedestrian counters on the Olympic Discovery Trail west of Port Angeles. Commissioners… Continue reading

Counters to help track use of Olympic Discovery Trail