Clallam County

NEWS BRIEFS: City of Port Townsend conducting water system flushing … and other items

The city of Port Townsend Water Department is conducting water system flushing in the southwest area of town through Wednesday and plans… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau touts second round of tourism enhancement grants

The Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau has set an application deadline of April 1 for the group’s second round of 2017 Tourism Enhancement… Continue reading

Peninsula authors to hold book reading, signing this Monday

Peninsula authors to hold book reading, signing this Monday

Olympic Peninsula Authors on Monday will offer humor, adventure, inspiration, romance and murder. Seven authors from Port Angeles or Sequim will read… Continue reading

Peninsula authors to hold book reading, signing this Monday
Port Angeles Downtown Association surprised by chamber director comments, board chief says

Port Angeles Downtown Association surprised by chamber director comments, board chief says

Members of the Port Angeles Downtown Association were caught by surprise by a top city business leader’s suggestion that the organization should… Continue reading

Port Angeles Downtown Association surprised by chamber director comments, board chief says
Port Angeles Symphony taking reservations for Applause! Auction

Port Angeles Symphony taking reservations for Applause! Auction

An African safari and trips to Bali, Kauai and New Orleans’ French Quarter are up for bid in the Port Angeles Symphony’s most… Continue reading

Port Angeles Symphony taking reservations for Applause! Auction
Port, Sequim leaders look to nurture community alliances

Port, Sequim leaders look to nurture community alliances

Officials with the city of Sequim and Port of Port Angeles agreed on the importance of… Continue reading

Port, Sequim leaders look to nurture community alliances
Sequim J.C. Penney’s doors to stay open

Sequim J.C. Penney’s doors to stay open

The North Olympic Peninsula’s only J.C. Penney store will remain open while 138 other locations will be shuttered, J.C. Penney Co. Inc. has… Continue reading

Sequim J.C. Penney’s doors to stay open

EYE ON CLALLAM: County looks to renew pact with humane society

Clallam County commissioners will consider a three-year agreement with the Olympic Peninsula Humane Society to maintain shelter facilities and necessary equipment for handling animals Tuesday.… Continue reading

Chamber director: Replace Port Angeles parking, business improvement area

Chamber director: Replace Port Angeles parking, business improvement area

The tax-based Parking and Business Improvement Area that 154 Port Angeles downtown businesses pay for should be abolished and replaced with a… Continue reading

Chamber director: Replace Port Angeles parking, business improvement area
Three Peninsula men keep woman from leaping off Hood Canal Bridge

Three Peninsula men keep woman from leaping off Hood Canal Bridge

A Sequim man credited with stopping a woman from jumping off the Hood Canal Bridge earlier this month said he couldn’t have done… Continue reading

Three Peninsula men keep woman from leaping off Hood Canal Bridge
Sea lion necropsy unearths surprising cancer finding

Sea lion necropsy unearths surprising cancer finding

Old age beached a Steller sea lion that was euthanized after it was found dying on shore in January, but a finding… Continue reading

Sea lion necropsy unearths surprising cancer finding
Port Angeles school bus hit; injuries minor, say authorities

Port Angeles school bus hit; injuries minor, say authorities

A girl in elementary school and two adults were transported to Olympic Medical Center on Tuesday afternoon with minor injuries after a… Continue reading

Port Angeles school bus hit; injuries minor, say authorities
Eagle being monitored after electrocution from power line

Eagle being monitored after electrocution from power line

An American bald eagle’s progress was being closely monitored Monday, the bird’s survival in doubt after a brush Sunday with a 7,200-volt… Continue reading

Eagle being monitored after electrocution from power line

Hood Canal Bridge closures for work set to start Saturday

The Hood Canal Bridge will be closed overnight beginning Saturday while the internal mechanics of its draw span are rebuilt and replaced. The… Continue reading

Teen who brought gun to school sentenced to probation

A teenage boy who brought a stolen handgun to school and showed it off to a classmate was sentenced to 12 months… Continue reading

Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction sets its sights on $92,000

Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction sets its sights on $92,000

Residents will gather this weekend for the 53rd time in as many years to pay too much for blackberry pies, bid against family… Continue reading

Quillayute Valley Scholarship Auction sets its sights on $92,000

PDN delivery to be delayed

Delivery of the Peninsula Daily News will be delayed from this coming Sunday through the following Sunday, March 25, because of overnight closures of the… Continue reading

Ecology expects tests of fluid at Port Angeles log yard by mid-April

The state Department of Ecology will complete its testing of soil and water at the Port of Port Angeles’ Merrill &Ring log… Continue reading

State revenue projections higher than expected

Lawmakers on Thursday received a revenue forecast that shows they have a little more money to… Continue reading

Friends remember Hoh pioneer Elsa Schmidt

Friends remember Hoh pioneer Elsa Schmidt

Friends of Hoh pioneer Elsa Schmidt are remembering her love of the outdoors and self-reliance on what would have been her 98th birthday… Continue reading

Friends remember Hoh pioneer Elsa Schmidt