Clallam County

Sequim participates in Urban Forestry program

A crew from the Urban Forestry Restoration Project will work in Sequim city parks from Monday, Jan. 30 through Feb. 23. The crew… Continue reading

State aims to fix paid leave law dormant since 2007

A decade ago, Washington state created a paid family leave program that required many employers to… Continue reading

LETTER: ‘Twitter president’ makes promises he can’t deliver on, including job creation

In stoking the fears and anger of U.S. manufacturing workers, Donald Trump promised to bring jobs back to America. Here’s the problem: There is nowhere… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Prediabetes presentation Wednesday … and other items

Olympic Medical Center will host a community presentation on recognizing the signs of prediabetes on Wednesday at 4 p.m. on the lower… Continue reading

Two Peninsula schools receive Title 1 award

Greywolf Elementary School and Neah Bay Elementary School are among 54 U.S. schools to achieve a 2016 National Title I Distinguished School designation.… Continue reading

Kilmer: Future of health insurance remains up in the air

Kilmer: Future of health insurance remains up in the air

A day after President Donald J. Trump signed a single-page executive order aimed at scaling back the Affordable Care Act, U.S. Rep.… Continue reading

Kilmer: Future of health insurance remains up in the air

All eyes on funding in state legislative debates

Legislators in the 24th District are busy with committee meetings and votes on many issues, but the focus is pretty much on funding… Continue reading

A woman holds a sign amidst a sea of pink caps before a women’s march Saturday in Seattle. Women across the Pacific Northwest marched in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington and to send a message in support of women’s rights and other causes. (Elaine Thompson/The Associated Press)

Women across Pacific Northwest march for women, other causes

Nancy Davenport marched on Washington 28 years ago to stand up for women’s equality. The 72-year-old was… Continue reading

A woman holds a sign amidst a sea of pink caps before a women’s march Saturday in Seattle. Women across the Pacific Northwest marched in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington and to send a message in support of women’s rights and other causes. (Elaine Thompson/The Associated Press)
DNR buys forested slopes above Tarboo Bay for long-term conservation

DNR buys forested slopes above Tarboo Bay for long-term conservation

The Dabob Bay Natural Area has been expanded by 159 acres. Pope Resources sold 159 acres to the state Department of Natural Resources… Continue reading

DNR buys forested slopes above Tarboo Bay for long-term conservation

LETTER: Anti-drug project should be closely followed for possible applications in Clallam

The scourge of addiction has swept America and Clallam County. Ameliorating its root causes seem like a “no-brainer” solution. Despite some heartwarming recovery successes, many… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Magnitude 3.7 quake hits near Quinault … and other items

The U.S. Geological Survey said an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.7 occurred in the Olympic Peninsula at about noon Sunday, but… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Taking a better look at cormorants

SOMETIMES IT FEELS like cormorants are birds that get overlooked. They aren’t small. They’re actually one of the largest birds on the water. Perhaps it… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Time to dust off the houseplants

WHAT A DIFFERENCE a week can make. The snow is gone, melted by the rain, so the plants are watered and the grass is green.… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Holistic nutrition teacher to talk on winter vegetables in Sequim this Saturday … and other items

Holistic nutrition educator Julia Buggy will speak on “Getting the Most from Your Winter Veggies” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Nash’s… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Twice-monthly breakfast meetings are held at 11:45 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Remember to be careful online

not because I think there’s something wrong with it, but simply because I don’t have… Continue reading

LETTER: Cal Thomas an ignorant choice as regular conservative columnist

I appreciate the fact that, as a local newspaper, the Peninsula Daily News tries to maintain a balance between liberal and conservative opinions. I do… Continue reading

LETTER: Here’s a better idea than Inslee’s daft carbon emissions tax proposal

hefty taxes on carbon emissions from fossil fuels for paying the education burden — is merely the best example… Continue reading

LETTER: It’s a better time for self-reflection than mocking Obama’s reign

Of late, I’ve read a few letters mocking President Obama, describing him as an “incompetent radical” [“Obama ‘pathetic,’” Jan. 15, Peninsula Voices] and portraying his… Continue reading

LETTER: Let’s help protect one of our most valuable commodities, local health care

Regardless of how you feel about the health care insurance controversy, I think we can agree we need to protect such valuable area resources as… Continue reading