Clallam County

Voters approve Port Angeles levy

Port Angeles voters approved a $36.4 million education programs and operation replacement levy in the initial count of ballots tonight. A total… Continue reading

Port Angeles man accused of bus assault, and others, committed to mental hospital

Port Angeles man accused of bus assault, and others, committed to mental hospital

A 60-year-old former military electronics technician who admitted Tuesday he viciously attacked a woman on a bus and a female housemate in… Continue reading

Port Angeles man accused of bus assault, and others, committed to mental hospital
A volunteer carries cardboard to the stream bank where workers installed a continuous half mile of cardboard and live native shrub stakes to smother invasive, non-native reed canary grass and re-establish a forest buffer zone to benefit fish and wildlife. (Connie Gallant)

PHOTO GALLERY: Plant-a-thon at Tarboo Reserve

Volunteers planted a record 6,500 trees and shrubs in one day during the 11th Northwest Watershed Institute Plant-A-Thon at the Tarboo Wildlife… Continue reading

A volunteer carries cardboard to the stream bank where workers installed a continuous half mile of cardboard and live native shrub stakes to smother invasive, non-native reed canary grass and re-establish a forest buffer zone to benefit fish and wildlife. (Connie Gallant)
Death penalty repeal bill not expected to advance

Death penalty repeal bill not expected to advance

An effort to abolish the death penalty in Washington state got a new push this year… Continue reading

Death penalty repeal bill not expected to advance

Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge plans volunteer training

Those who want to volunteer at the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge can sign up now for April training. Training of U.S. Fish and… Continue reading

Kiwanis Club of Port Angeles to sell raffle tickets in annual fundraiser

The Kiwanis Club of Port Angeles will begin to sell raffle tickets for three prizes soon. Tickets of $10 for the annual… Continue reading

LETTER: Jews fleeing Nazis didn’t shirk their duty by leaving homeland, and neither are Syrian refugees

Immigrants fleeing their homeland will become a burden, and many harbor an intent to harm the United States. Closing our borders will force those fleeing… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: Don’t get suckered in by sunshine

IT WAS DAYLIGHT on the river. Something had gone terribly wrong. Maybe it was just the old guide instincts kicking in, but it seemed like… Continue reading

Port Angeles teachers set Multi-Age Community meeting

The Port Angeles School District Multi-Age Community teachers will conduct the program’s annual public information meeting Thursday, March 2. The MAC meeting… Continue reading

Search called off for fishermen aboard a crabbing in Bering Sea

The search has been called off for the six veteran fishermen aboard a crabbing boat missing in the icy,… Continue reading

State bills seek to buffer potential repeal of health care law

State bills seek to buffer potential repeal of health care law

Democrats in Washington state want to make sure that even if national Republicans and President Donald… Continue reading

State bills seek to buffer potential repeal of health care law
Mental health services could be under Jefferson Healthcare by end of year

Mental health services could be under Jefferson Healthcare by end of year

Mental health care in East Jefferson County, currently run by Discovery Behavioral Health, could be under the umbrella of Jefferson Healthcare by… Continue reading

Mental health services could be under Jefferson Healthcare by end of year

Clallam County treasurer’s statement on plan to step down

Selinda Barkhuis announced Tuesday that she intends to step down as Clallam County treasurer at an unspecified date. She read a statement… Continue reading

Tickets on sale now for Port Angeles heart health luncheon

Tickets are on sale for the Olympic Medical Center Foundation’s 10th annual Red, Set, Go! Heart Luncheon on Feb. 24. The luncheon,… Continue reading

Judge says Trump travel ban case can proceed in lower court

A lawsuit by Washington state and Minnesota challenging President Donald Trump’s travel ban will proceed as an… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Sequim chiropractic office being remodeled … and other items

Sequim Family Chiropractic — formerly Van Romer Chiropractic — is currently being remodeled for its two new owners, Rob Thomas and Erin Urquia.… Continue reading

LETTER: About all most of us can do is write letters

I like a shiny diversion as much as the next guy, but has anyone else noticed that while our gaze is turned toward the travel… Continue reading

LETTER: Reader finds commissioner’s letter to be morally obtuse

I read Clallam County Parks and Recreation District 1 Commissioner Jan Richardson’s Feb. 12 letter to the Peninsula Daily News concerning refugees with incredulity. He… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Fire destroys vehicle in Port Ludlow … and other items

A driver managed to escape uninjured from a car fire that engulfed her vehicle Sunday. Port Ludlow Fire & Rescue responded to… Continue reading