Clallam County

HELP LINE: Tax question answers provided

ARE WE SETTLING into the idea that it’s 2017? Have we stopped writing checks dated 2016? Good. That’s progress. Now, several of you have been… Continue reading

LETTER: I’ve self-identified as many things; now, liberal want to pigeonhole me

My first cultural identity was in 1948. I was born a baby boomer. My first self-identity was in the mid-1950s. I wanted to be like… Continue reading

LETTER: Many factors to consider when weighing in on Port of Port Angeles property

In reference to the Feb. 28 letter to the editor [“Port critic”] from the person who wants to fire the Port of Port Angeles: The… Continue reading

LETTER: Port Angeles Boat Haven’s deterioration a black eye on this community

My wife and I moved to Port Angeles in 1964. At that time, this was a vibrant, beautiful city, with all the logging and fishing… Continue reading

LETTER: Republicans have manufactured Social Security crisis to avoid repayment of debt

There is no Social Security crisis. Republicans are simply manufacturing a crisis to avoid repayment of $2.8 trillion in U.S. government bonds held by Social… Continue reading

LETTER: Trump’s ‘promises’ don’t seem to be leading to a greater tomorrow

How is Donald Trump keeping his promises to a middle class furious at an economy rigged against them? After promising to repeal and replace the… Continue reading

LETTER: What will new order mean when Port Angeles votes on second-class-city status?

Americans are witnessing a fundamental shift in how our government governs. From successful use of the general election process, a small group of conservative idealists… Continue reading

The Northwinds Homeschool Advanced Concert Band Ensemble is among those that will perform Tuesday.

Northwinds Homeschool Band to perform Tuesday

The Northwinds Homeschool Concert and Jazz Bands will perform Tuesday. The concert will start at 7 p.m. at Independent Bible Church, 116… Continue reading

The Northwinds Homeschool Advanced Concert Band Ensemble is among those that will perform Tuesday.
Port Angeles Medic 1 rate to increase — but by how much?

Port Angeles Medic 1 rate to increase — but by how much?

City council members have endorsed a Medic 1 residential rate increase of at least 56 cents a month by July 1 to… Continue reading

Port Angeles Medic 1 rate to increase — but by how much?
Red Cross volunteers’ accomplishments acknowledged

Red Cross volunteers’ accomplishments acknowledged

Two longtime Clallam County American Red Cross volunteers were honored by the Board of County Commissioners last week. Dianna Cross and Jo… Continue reading

Red Cross volunteers’ accomplishments acknowledged
Nippon mill sold to subsidiary of Mexican firm; opening date pushed

Nippon mill sold to subsidiary of Mexican firm; opening date pushed

McKinley Paper Co., a U.S. subsidiary of Mexico-based Bio Pappel S.A.B. de C.V., signed a purchase agreement Thursday to buy Nippon Paper… Continue reading

Nippon mill sold to subsidiary of Mexican firm; opening date pushed
Department of Transportation designing new Elwha River bridge for Highway 101

Department of Transportation designing new Elwha River bridge for Highway 101

The state Department of Transportation has started designing a new Elwha River bridge for U.S. Highway 101 along a new alignment after hundreds… Continue reading

Department of Transportation designing new Elwha River bridge for Highway 101

Port Angeles Serenity House thrift store to see changes, sets big sale

The Serenity House Port Angeles Thrift Store is dropping prices as it works to empty its historical church building in preparation for… Continue reading

Clallam sheriff details missing person response after man was trapped in car for five days

Clallam sheriff details missing person response after man was trapped in car for five days

A 69-year-old Sunland man was trapped in his car on the side of an embankment for five days, leading some members of the… Continue reading

Clallam sheriff details missing person response after man was trapped in car for five days
Clallam administrator Jim Jones

Clallam approves spending authority for infrastructure project

Clallam County commissioners have approved a $901,200 budget emergency for infrastructure needed to redevelop the Mount Angeles View neighborhood. The Opportunity Fund… Continue reading

Clallam administrator Jim Jones
Clallam commissioners start to mull rules for new vacation rentals, B&Bs

Clallam commissioners start to mull rules for new vacation rentals, B&Bs

A proposal to establish standards for new vacation rentals and bed-and-breakfast inns in Clallam County has arrived on the commissioners’ dais. The… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners start to mull rules for new vacation rentals, B&Bs
Spaghetti dinner to benefit Sequim man with multiple sclerosis

Spaghetti dinner to benefit Sequim man with multiple sclerosis

Sean McKeown has been living with multiple sclerosis for 17 years. After trying every medication available to stop the progression of the disease,… Continue reading

Spaghetti dinner to benefit Sequim man with multiple sclerosis

NEWS BRIEFS: Port Angeles School District to host ‘Wired Differently’ speaker Saturday … and other items

The Port Angeles School District will present “Wired Differently: What Every Educator Should Know” from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The… Continue reading

Port Townsend Gallery Walk ushers in the colors of spring

Port Townsend Gallery Walk ushers in the colors of spring

The Port Townsend Gallery Walk returns this Saturday. The Gallery Walk, lasting from 5:30 p.m. until about 8 p.m., encompasses several downtown… Continue reading

Port Townsend Gallery Walk ushers in the colors of spring
‘Spoon River’ play stages characters’ epitaphs starting today in Sequim

‘Spoon River’ play stages characters’ epitaphs starting today in Sequim

“Spoon River Anthology,” a play about a mythical Midwestern town, tells of heartache, love affairs, loneliness, relationships and humor. The play, adapted from… Continue reading

‘Spoon River’ play stages characters’ epitaphs starting today in Sequim