Clallam County

Grief support group to begin in January

Registration is being accepted now for Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County’s eight-week grief support group series. The free support group will meet… Continue reading

LETTER: Community should consider noise threat to orcas in Port Angeles harbor

According to Ken Balcomb, director of the Friday Harbor Center for Whale Research, at least five JPod southern resident orca whales died this year (Dec.… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: Lions and tigers and log cabins, oh my!

IT WAS A gratifying end to the old year and a hopeful beginning to the new to read about Judge Robert B. Leighton’s ruling (“Judge… Continue reading

PUD payment center slated to close down

The Clallam County Public Utility District’s temporary payment center at the Sequim Co-op will close permanently at 12:30 p.m. Friday. The office at… Continue reading

Writer of “Bastards y Diablos” to work on new screenplay in Port Townsend

Writer of “Bastards y Diablos” to work on new screenplay in Port Townsend

The Port Townsend Film Festival announced that actor and writer Andrew Perez has received a film fellowship to work on a new… Continue reading

Writer of “Bastards y Diablos” to work on new screenplay in Port Townsend
New lands commissioner: Address climate change, rural growth

New lands commissioner: Address climate change, rural growth

The state’s newly elected lands commissioner says her top priorities will be to find ways to strengthen local rural economies and to prepare… Continue reading

New lands commissioner: Address climate change, rural growth

More funding expected for Fir Street in Sequim

City staff members anticipate more financial assistance when construction begins to reconstruct Fir Street between Sequim Avenue and Fifth Avenue. Construction is tentatively… Continue reading

State construction stormwater permit undergoes changes

An appeal of the construction stormwater permit that the state Department of Ecology issues to developers has resulted in changes to the permit,… Continue reading

Two arson suspects arrested after Forks home burns on Christmas Day

Two people have been arrested for investigation of arson after a mobile home in Forks burned early Christmas morning. Forks Police Chief Rick… Continue reading

LETTER: Trump is known for what he does say

The letter writer who after the election is feeling safer (“Feel safer now,” PDN, Dec. 19) starts by bashing President Obama for not saying “Islamic… Continue reading

Bellevue girl takes world chess title in Russia

So here is how Naomi Bashkansky, 13, explains her opening moves in a chess game. She… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: World of winter break’s a stage

WEST END NEIGHBOR: World of winter break’s a stage

IF I DON’T time it right, I’ll never get into my own bathroom. As if the two adults and two teens of my family don’t… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: World of winter break’s a stage

Bad weather snarls traffic on Highway 101 near Quilcene

The state Department of Transportation reports that traffic on U.S. Highway 101 near Quilcene was delayed Monday evening due to poor weather conditions.… Continue reading

Necropsy on southern resident orca shows animal suffered blunt-force trauma

A necropsy on a dead killer whale found floating off the coast of British Columbia showed the animal had blunt-force trauma to… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau adds three board members

Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau adds three board members

Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau, which markets tourism for unincorporated Clallam County, has added three new members in at-large positions on its nine-member… Continue reading

Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau adds three board members

Four Washington electors to be fined $1,000 for their vote

The secretary of state’s office said that four electors who cast their vote for someone other than Democrat Hillary Clinton… Continue reading

Multiple vehicles strike power poles; drivers avoid injury

At least three vehicles drove into utility poles on the North Olympic Peninsula over the holiday weekend, and all drivers managed to escape injury. One… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: An Olympic Peninsula pioneer’s Christmas

SOMETIMES, WHEN FEELING overwhelmed by the stress of the modern holiday season, I think of a story that was told to me by an old… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: How to make the cut in winter pruning

THE END OF this year has been interesting to say the least. First, an unseasonably warm frost-free October and November, with dahlias in bloom past… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: ‘Tis the season for a Christmas walk

FOR MANY, CHRISTMAS is the season when cherished traditions envelop us. They make the season special. One of the more simple traditions is a Christmas… Continue reading