Clallam County

King legacy to be honored at Peninsula College; Standing Rock protesters, film will be featured

Thursday’s Studium Generale presentation will focus on Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy in current events, especially the emphasis on non-violent action during… Continue reading

LETTER: It is our obligation to participate at every level of government

There was great interest in the 2016 presidential election. I am hoping that citizens of Clallam County will be just as interested in the important… Continue reading

LETTER: Women facing unplanned pregnancies do not appreciate men protesting abortions

In regards to men protesting abortion in Sequim [“Defends protesters, Jan. 4 Peninsula Voices]: Women facing unplanned pregnancies do not appreciate men protesting abortions. Women… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Elwha River bridge lane closure set for Monday … and other items

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

Olympic Medical Center gets clean audit

Olympic Medical Center has made it 16 years without a finding from the state Auditor’s Office, it was announced after receiving results… Continue reading

One hurt when tree fell on car near Lake Crescent is released from hospital

One family member who survived when a falling tree struck an SUV at Lake Crescent on Jan. 1 has been discharged from Harborview… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Warm up with a tuna noodle casserole

I’VE RECENTLY ADDED a once-weekly teaching gig that has me surrounded by toddlers for the first time in many years. As one expects when working… Continue reading

Port Angeles student accused of bringing gun to school

A Port Angeles High School student will appear in juvenile court Monday after authorities said they found a .32-caliber handgun in his… Continue reading

Public comment to be taken on proposed Port Angeles school levy

Public comment to be taken on proposed Port Angeles school levy

City Council members had to stifle their opinions last week following a presentation on a proposed Feb. 14 Port Angeles School District… Continue reading

Public comment to be taken on proposed Port Angeles school levy
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Rowing association’s John Halberg felled by apparent heart attack during workout

John Halberg died doing what he loved. Halberg, founder of the Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association and a longtime community volunteer, suffered an… Continue reading

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Study points to warming climate in decline of yellow cedar

Study points to warming climate in decline of yellow cedar

A type of tree that thrives in soggy soil from Alaska to Northern California and is… Continue reading

Study points to warming climate in decline of yellow cedar

Wounded Mount Vernon officer improving in hospital

A Mount Vernon police officer who was shot in the head last month while responding to a call has shown signs of improvement… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: Weed management before county commissioners

Peninsula Daily News The three Clallam County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on a proposed ordinance that would create an “integrated weed management” chapter… Continue reading

Two Highway 112 roadside fires under investigation

Two Highway 112 roadside fires under investigation

Officials are investigating the cause of two fires that began within an hour of each other along state Highway 112 early Thursday… Continue reading

Two Highway 112 roadside fires under investigation

Influenza cases rising; peak not reached

Flu activity has escalated across the region and the state, and North Olympic Peninsula public health officers say it’s not too late to get vaccinated.… Continue reading

Humble hero saves family from fall over ravine

Humble hero saves family from fall over ravine

A man risked his life and saved her family from what she thought was certain death as her vehicle slid on an… Continue reading

Humble hero saves family from fall over ravine

Clallam commissioners agree to work collaboratively with treasurer, other department heads

To start the new year on the right foot, Clallam County commissioners have resolved to work with other elected officials and department… Continue reading

Cause under investigation after fire destroys Sequim home

Cause under investigation after fire destroys Sequim home

A Carlsborg man is still looking for answers after a blaze destroyed his home on New Year’s Day. Firefighters searched Monday for the… Continue reading

Cause under investigation after fire destroys Sequim home
Boy killed in wreck at Lake Crescent; four others injured when tree strikes SUV

Boy killed in wreck at Lake Crescent; four others injured when tree strikes SUV

A 5-year-old boy died New Year’s Day and four other people believed to be from the same Federal Way family were seriously… Continue reading

Boy killed in wreck at Lake Crescent; four others injured when tree strikes SUV
Port Angeles parents welcome Peninsula’s first baby of 2017

Port Angeles parents welcome Peninsula’s first baby of 2017

All 20 inches of Jason Michael Rutherford Jr. rang in the new year early Sunday morning as the first baby born in… Continue reading

Port Angeles parents welcome Peninsula’s first baby of 2017