Clallam County

Log jam proposal findings released

The National Park Service has released the results of the environmental analysis of the downstream mitigation plan for the U.S. Highway 101… Continue reading

Surveillance video footage shows a man brandishing a gun at the Dollar Tree store in Port Angeles. (Clallam County Sheriff’s Office)

Suspect sought in armed robbery in Port Angeles

A man armed with a 9mm handgun allegedly robbed The Dollar Tree store in Port Angeles. No one was injured Monday evening,… Continue reading

Surveillance video footage shows a man brandishing a gun at the Dollar Tree store in Port Angeles. (Clallam County Sheriff’s Office)
As is tradition at the end of the Walk for Water, Interact Club members douse the president — this year Krista Charters — in Sequim’s original irrigation ditch by Sequim Middle School. Charters said carrying two large buckets of water 2 miles was harder than she thought it’d be. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Interact Club continues to ‘Walk for Water’

Fundraiser looks to build well for school in Ghana

As is tradition at the end of the Walk for Water, Interact Club members douse the president — this year Krista Charters — in Sequim’s original irrigation ditch by Sequim Middle School. Charters said carrying two large buckets of water 2 miles was harder than she thought it’d be. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

PAT NEAL: A question of flowers

THANK YOU FOR reading this. Sometimes I think that if you didn’t read this, no one would. You can count on me to expose the… Continue reading

Clallam County letter supports Tse-whit-sen effort

Port of Port Angeles, tribe working on restoring property

Tom Ferrell was elected to the Sequim City Council in 2019 and reelected in 2023. He resigned from the position on March 11 and council members have opened up his seat to applicants through Friday. (City of Sequim)

Applications for open Sequim City Council seat due Friday

Former Mayor Tom Ferrell resigned effective March 11

Tom Ferrell was elected to the Sequim City Council in 2019 and reelected in 2023. He resigned from the position on March 11 and council members have opened up his seat to applicants through Friday. (City of Sequim)
North Olympic Library System public service specialist Jessica Raivo transfers books from the stacks to a cart on Saturday at the Sequim Public Library for eventual transport to a temporary library building. The current library on North Sequim Avenue is slated for renovation and expansion with library services slated to resume on April 1 at 609 W. Washington St., next to Fifth Avenue Furniture, in the storefront that was previously Brian’s Sporting Goods. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Book transfer

North Olympic Library System public service specialist Jessica Raivo transfers books from the stacks to a cart on Saturday at the Sequim Public Library for… Continue reading

North Olympic Library System public service specialist Jessica Raivo transfers books from the stacks to a cart on Saturday at the Sequim Public Library for eventual transport to a temporary library building. The current library on North Sequim Avenue is slated for renovation and expansion with library services slated to resume on April 1 at 609 W. Washington St., next to Fifth Avenue Furniture, in the storefront that was previously Brian’s Sporting Goods. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

‘Little Mermaid Jr.’ opens this weekend at Sequim High auditorium

Ghostlight Productions will present “The Little Mermaid Jr.” with shows at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and matinees at 2 p.m. Saturday and… Continue reading

Jamie O’Neal will perform Friday at Field Arts & Events Hall in Port Angeles.

Jamie O’Neal to perform Friday at Field Hall

Country music singer Jamie O’Neal will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The concert, part of the Strait Country Music series, will be… Continue reading

Jamie O’Neal will perform Friday at Field Arts & Events Hall in Port Angeles.
M.E. Bartholomew, left, and Jenny Schaper, both of Port Angeles, look at interesting specimens at a display table set up by Shelton-based Elemental Endeavors on Saturday at the annual Rock, Gem and Jewelry Show at Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles. Hosted by the Clallam County Gem and Mineral Association, the two-day exposition featured two dozen vendors selling rocks, minerals, fossils, beads, faceted gemstones, jewelry and lapidary tools, as well as live demonstrations and children’s activities. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Rock and gem show

M.E. Bartholomew, left, and Jenny Schaper, both of Port Angeles, look at interesting specimens at a display table set up by Shelton-based Elemental Endeavors on… Continue reading

M.E. Bartholomew, left, and Jenny Schaper, both of Port Angeles, look at interesting specimens at a display table set up by Shelton-based Elemental Endeavors on Saturday at the annual Rock, Gem and Jewelry Show at Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles. Hosted by the Clallam County Gem and Mineral Association, the two-day exposition featured two dozen vendors selling rocks, minerals, fossils, beads, faceted gemstones, jewelry and lapidary tools, as well as live demonstrations and children’s activities. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Squatchcon returns for a four-day weekend run

Squatchcon returns for a third year from Thursday through Sunday in Port Angeles. The annual comic, cosplay, gaming and fan culture festival… Continue reading

Violinist Charlotte Marckx rejoins the Port Angeles Symphony for two performances Saturday. (Charlotte Marckx)

Symphony, soloist poised for ‘incredibly moving’ concerto

This spring is loaded for Charlotte Marckx. The 22-year-old virtuosa is about to graduate with her degree in violin performance; she’s been… Continue reading

Violinist Charlotte Marckx rejoins the Port Angeles Symphony for two performances Saturday. (Charlotte Marckx)

Tickets available for Peninsula Friends of Animals gala

Tickets are on sale for the Peninsula Friends of Animals gala “A Truly Pawsome Night” set for 5 p.m. Saturday, April 6.… Continue reading

Clallam PUD seeking faster solution for West End outages

County commissioners, coalition support idea of expanded right of way

From left to right, Sean Coleman, Colleen Robinson, Brown Maloney and Todd Ortloff display the awards they earned Friday during the annual gala of the Clallam County Economic Development Council at Field Arts & Events Hall in Port Angeles (Lorie Fazio/Clallam County EDC)

Coleman named Olympic Leader of the Year at EDC gala

Habitat for Humanity, Radio Pacific also win awards during event

From left to right, Sean Coleman, Colleen Robinson, Brown Maloney and Todd Ortloff display the awards they earned Friday during the annual gala of the Clallam County Economic Development Council at Field Arts & Events Hall in Port Angeles (Lorie Fazio/Clallam County EDC)
Casey and Karen Proud, both of Sequim, look at a selection of St. Patrick’s Day hats and other souvenirs for participating in Saturday’s Shamrock Shuffle & Pub Crawl in downtown Port Angeles. The event, a benefit for the Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Education Foundation, allowed crawlers to receive six tasting tokens for libations at participating bars and restaurants in the downtown area with a drawing for additional prizes. Numerous downtown businesses also offered sale discounts for purchases during the crawl. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Winter sports benefit in Port Angeles

Casey and Karen Proud, both of Sequim, look at a selection of St. Patrick’s Day hats and other souvenirs for participating in Saturday’s Shamrock Shuffle… Continue reading

Casey and Karen Proud, both of Sequim, look at a selection of St. Patrick’s Day hats and other souvenirs for participating in Saturday’s Shamrock Shuffle & Pub Crawl in downtown Port Angeles. The event, a benefit for the Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Education Foundation, allowed crawlers to receive six tasting tokens for libations at participating bars and restaurants in the downtown area with a drawing for additional prizes. Numerous downtown businesses also offered sale discounts for purchases during the crawl. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Judges name the 2024 Sequim Irrigation Festival court on Feb. 24 at Sequim High School. Pictured, from left, are princesses Ashlynn Northaven and Sophia Treece, queen Ariya Goettling and princess Kailah Blake. (Emily Matthiessen/for Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim Irrigation Festival sets royalty court for 2024

Goettling is pageant’s pick to reign

Judges name the 2024 Sequim Irrigation Festival court on Feb. 24 at Sequim High School. Pictured, from left, are princesses Ashlynn Northaven and Sophia Treece, queen Ariya Goettling and princess Kailah Blake. (Emily Matthiessen/for Olympic Peninsula News Group)
John Troberg of Sequim, left, examines a display of plants at a booth belonging to Camas-based One Earth Botanicals at the 25th annual Soroptimist Gala Garden Show on Saturday at the Sequim Boys & Girls Club. The two-day event, hosted by Soroptimist International of Sequim, featured dozens of displays devoted to plants, gardening and garden lifestyles, as well as educational speakers and workshops. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Soroptimist Gala Garden Show in Sequim

John Troberg of Sequim, left, examines a display of plants at a booth belonging to Camas-based One Earth Botanicals at the 25th annual Soroptimist Gala… Continue reading

John Troberg of Sequim, left, examines a display of plants at a booth belonging to Camas-based One Earth Botanicals at the 25th annual Soroptimist Gala Garden Show on Saturday at the Sequim Boys & Girls Club. The two-day event, hosted by Soroptimist International of Sequim, featured dozens of displays devoted to plants, gardening and garden lifestyles, as well as educational speakers and workshops. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

A GROWING CONCERN: For March veggie madness, make Brassica the star of your team

SO NEXT SUNDAY, March Madness starts and that following Tuesday is the beginning of spring and the start of gardening for a lot of us.… Continue reading