Clallam County

NEWS BRIEFS: Elwha River Bridge lane closures set; Port Angeles school board to meet

Drivers will encounter a single-lane closure and alternating traffic conditions on the U.S. Highway 101 Elwha River bridge near Port Angeles from… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: For deep snow, tread back in history

THE HISTORY OF the Earth goes back billions of years. The history of Man keeping weather records goes back a few hundred years. To compare… Continue reading

Four remain hospitalized after fatal wreck at Lake Crescent

Four remain hospitalized after fatal wreck at Lake Crescent

Four of five occupants of an SUV that was crushed by a falling tree as it traveled along Lake Crescent on New… Continue reading

Four remain hospitalized after fatal wreck at Lake Crescent
Organic Seed Alliance, farmers work together to identify effective winter crops

Organic Seed Alliance, farmers work together to identify effective winter crops

Local farms and the businesses that rely on them struggle to meet the demand for organic produce during the winter months, but… Continue reading

Organic Seed Alliance, farmers work together to identify effective winter crops

Court hearing in 1978 murder case reset due to judge’s conflict of interest

A court hearing for Tommy Ross Jr., who is accused of strangling a Port Angeles woman to death in April 1978, has… Continue reading

Hearing reset in Port Angeles child rape, animal cruelty case

A Port Angeles woman accused of child rape and animal cruelty has had a court hearing rescheduled because she has not yet… Continue reading

Dockside Grill closed until Jan. 10

Dockside Grill at John Wayne Marina began its annual closure Sunday and will remain closed through Tuesday, Jan. 10 for repairs. The marina… Continue reading

Port Ludlow Dentistry achieves EnviroStars ranking

Jefferson County Environmental Health announced Port Ludlow Dentistry as the second business in Port Ludlow to qualify for the EnviroStars program at… Continue reading

State Supreme Court upholds stormwater rules

A state Supreme Court decision has upheld stricter stormwater rules for building projects. The Daily Herald reported the decision is… Continue reading

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County offers workshops for survivors

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County is kicking off the new year with its biannual series, “Survivors Workshops: Practical Advice for Living Alone.”… Continue reading

Shielded Native American sites thrust into debate over dams

Shielded Native American sites thrust into debate over dams

A little-known federal program that avoids publicizing its accomplishments to protect from looters the thousands of… Continue reading

Shielded Native American sites thrust into debate over dams

Seattle company working to give inmates better future

For more than 50 years, a Seattle company has hired inmates who are looking for a better future. Forever… Continue reading

Costco worker, wearing elf hat, performs life-saving CPR

Dec. 23 was a day of firsts for longtime Costco employee Mathew Rios — he typically… Continue reading

LETTER: Sex education program is well-respected

The FLASH [Family Life and Sexual Health] sexuality education curriculum is a long established well respected curriculum. I was using early versions of the FLASH… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Camp Fire Club looking for members … and other items

The newly formed Happy Explorers Camp Fire Club is looking for members to join. The club meets each Wednesday at 6 p.m.… Continue reading

An aerial photo shows the wreckage of Bernhoft’s Cessna 182 in a wooded area near Quilcene. (KOMO-News)

Two Sequim residents and two children killed in plane crash

Federal officials on Saturday scoured a Thorndyke Creek ravine where an eyewitness reported that a small aircraft “just dropped from the sky” Thursday… Continue reading

An aerial photo shows the wreckage of Bernhoft’s Cessna 182 in a wooded area near Quilcene. (KOMO-News)
PDN photographer remembers the snowstorm of 1996

PDN photographer remembers the snowstorm of 1996

My first thoughts upon looking out the window were “I’ve seen worse.” Little did I realize that most of my colleagues and… Continue reading

PDN photographer remembers the snowstorm of 1996
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Blankets of snow, measuring as much as three feet deep in parts of Port Angeles with greater amounts in surrounding areas, covers south Lincoln Street in this file photo taken in the wake of a snowstorm that blasted the North Olympic Peninsula on Dec. 28-29, 1996.

White Christmas week: Snowstorm of 1996 remembered 20 years later

Twenty years later, the snowstorm of 1996 brings back memories of a one-two punch that brought several feet of snow to Seattle… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Blankets of snow, measuring as much as three feet deep in parts of Port Angeles with greater amounts in surrounding areas, covers south Lincoln Street in this file photo taken in the wake of a snowstorm that blasted the North Olympic Peninsula on Dec. 28-29, 1996.

LETTER: Obama accomplished a great many things

In response to Clallam County Republican Party Chairman Dick Pilling’s sarcastic, smarty-pants Dec. 4 letter about the “accomplishments” of President Barack Obama [“Thanks, Obama”], the… Continue reading

Carla Parke and Jon Bernhoft

Friends of Sequim pilot, fiancee mourn

Sequim Sunrise Rotary members, friends and family are searching for answers as they mourn the loss of longtime Sequim pharmacist and pilot Jon… Continue reading

Carla Parke and Jon Bernhoft