Clallam County

A GROWING CONCERN: Pruning is the name of the game

I WISH YOU all the best and may your lawns be deep green, your yards be mole-, horsetail- and weed-free and all your flowers bloom… Continue reading

Author Bob Steelquist to read from book at Studium Generale on Thursday

Author Bob Steelquist to read from book at Studium Generale on Thursday

The first presenter of 2017 at Peninsula College’s Studium Generale will be author Bob Steelquist. Steelquist will read from his book, “The… Continue reading

Author Bob Steelquist to read from book at Studium Generale on Thursday
BACK WHEN: Readers share memories of smelt dipping

BACK WHEN: Readers share memories of smelt dipping

MANY READERS COMMENTED on the December “Picture from the Past” and they all knew that the people in the photo were smelt dipping. The area… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Readers share memories of smelt dipping

BIRD WATCH: Waiting for the varied thrush once again

THIS FIRST COLUMN for 2017 was retrieved from past columns. This will be the 50th year of the column’s existence and looking back over five… Continue reading

Christmas tree recycling offered on North Olympic Peninsula

Once the decorations are taken down, Christmas trees can be recycled for compost at several North Olympic Peninsula locations. Bundled trees that are cut into… Continue reading

Contributions to Peninsula Home Fund always welcome

a safety net for local residents when they suddenly face an emergency situation and can’t find help elsewhere — continues… Continue reading

Dungeness crabbers on strike from California to Canada

Some consumers may have to settle for not-as-fresh Dungeness crab and others could wait a little… Continue reading

Electronic attack squadron returns to Whidbey Island

The Zappers of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 130 have returned to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island after completing a… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Luncheon meetings are Wednesdays at noon at Blakeslee’s Bar &Grill, 1222 S. Forks Ave. This Wednesday’s agenda was not… Continue reading

Governor grants reprieve in child killer’s death sentence

Gov. Jay Inslee has granted a reprieve to a man who was sentenced to death for the rape and murder… Continue reading

HELP LINE: The best resolution is to simply try

CONGRATULATIONS AND WELCOME to 2017. Flying in the face of what many of us thought were impossible odds, we’ve actually made it to New Year’s… Continue reading

LETTER: The swamp isn’t being drained

It seems that with all the Donald Trump signs still up that people don’t believe the person they elected was elected. Given that the candidate… Continue reading

LETTER: Time to limit agencies to their authorized purposes

For brain surgery, would you prefer surgeons who graduated from medical schools that selected students according to diversity and inclusiveness, or instead, surgeons previously accepted… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Hospice of Clallam County needs drivers … and other items

NEWS BRIEFS: Hospice of Clallam County needs drivers … and other items

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County is seeking people to drive vans to deliver equipment. For 38 years, Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Hospice of Clallam County needs drivers … and other items

Pay to rise for millions as 19 states increase minimum wage

Washington state’s minimum wage will increase to $11 an hour today, the first of a multistep increase approved by voters… Continue reading

Peninsula Home Fund recipient gives back after aid

Peninsula Home Fund recipient gives back after aid

Doug Platten crosses himself, in-the-name-of-the-father-son-holy spirit way. But for this lapsed Catholic, it’s a gesture not so much of religiosity as of… Continue reading

Peninsula Home Fund recipient gives back after aid

Prosecutors await test results in Port Angeles pedestrian death

The Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is awaiting DNA test results on a trail of blood drops leading to the body of… Continue reading

Red-naped Sapsucker — Sally Harris

Rare red-naped sapsucker photographed near Sequim

Sally Harris had her camera focused on a Stellar’s Jay when she saw a flash of red out of the corner of her… Continue reading

Red-naped Sapsucker — Sally Harris

Sequim man claims self-defense; assault trial to begin Jan. 9

A Sequim man charged for firing a semi-automatic handgun at a South Barr Road resident and pointing the weapon at another man… Continue reading

Spokane families plan memorial for victims of 1958 bomber collision

Spokane families plan memorial for victims of 1958 bomber collision

Greg Staples remembers hearing a big “thump” as he was sitting down to dinner on a late summer… Continue reading

Spokane families plan memorial for victims of 1958 bomber collision