Clallam County

Sequim School District sets public forums on levy questions

A public forum, the first of two this month, is planned Thursday to present information about two Sequim School District levy measures that… Continue reading

Port Angeles composites center creates commemorative coins for Inslee inauguration

Port Angeles composites center creates commemorative coins for Inslee inauguration

The Composite Recycling Technology Center created about 2,300 commemorative coins for Gov. Jay Inslee’s inauguration last week. The coins, made of 16… Continue reading

Port Angeles composites center creates commemorative coins for Inslee inauguration

LETTER: Port Angeles levy helped my daughter succeed beyond school

I’ve said it before, but it’s worth saying again: When I say to people that my daughter played cello at Carnegie Hall or helped to… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Thursday’s joint meeting of Clallam Public Utility District, commissioners canceled … and other items

The joint meeting of the Clallam County Public Utility District and Board of County Commissioners originally scheduled for this Thursday has been… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: Leave your garbage-bag rain gear at home

THE RECENT MARTIN Luther King Jr. holiday is a three-day weekend that traditionally marks the peak of the winter steelhead season on the North Olympic… Continue reading

Port Angeles murder trial delayed for evidence review

Port Angeles murder trial delayed for evidence review

Tommy L. Ross Jr.’s murder trial has been moved from late January to late summer to review evidence including 38-year-old DNA samples… Continue reading

Port Angeles murder trial delayed for evidence review

Forks considering business boot camp partnership, loan program

The Forks City Council will consider working with an Olympia nonprofit to make local business owners eligible for low-interest loans. City Attorney Rod… Continue reading

Second patient released after tree vs. SUV collision at Lake Crescent

The driver of an SUV that was struck by a falling tree on U.S. Highway 101 at Lake Crescent on New Year’s… Continue reading

Lengthy police response follows report of suicidal man in Port Angeles

A reportedly suicidal man who threatened to start shooting if law enforcement arrived was taken to Olympic Medical Center for an evaluation… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Free family workshops set for Forks … and other items

Quillayute Valley School District Early Learning Coalition is bringing “READY! for Kindergarten” workshops to the West End. The workshops are aimed toward parents… Continue reading

Jim’s Pharmacy raises funds for Peninsula Home Fund

Jim’s Pharmacy raises funds for Peninsula Home Fund

Jim’s Pharmacy employees and customers have helped to give the Peninsula Home Fund a good start in the new year. In December,… Continue reading

Jim’s Pharmacy raises funds for Peninsula Home Fund
THANK YOU! Peninsula Home Fund donations at $264,486

THANK YOU! Peninsula Home Fund donations at $264,486

1,093 households or groups — contributed $264,486 to the Peninsula Home Fund during the 2016 campaign from Thanksgiving though… Continue reading

THANK YOU! Peninsula Home Fund donations at $264,486
Orca protection zone proposed off San Juan Island

Orca protection zone proposed off San Juan Island

Petitioners have requested a no-go zone for motorboats off San Juan Island to protect southern resident orcas while opponents say that such… Continue reading

Orca protection zone proposed off San Juan Island
State and federal officials euthanize Steller sea lion beached in Port Angeles

State and federal officials euthanize Steller sea lion beached in Port Angeles

State and federal officials have euthanized a suffering Steller sea lion that was beached at the Nippon Paper Industries USA mill near… Continue reading

State and federal officials euthanize Steller sea lion beached in Port Angeles
Coast Guard ceremony honors those lost in line of duty

Coast Guard ceremony honors those lost in line of duty

The U.S. Coast Guard paid tribute recently to Coast Guardsmen and mariners who lost their lives during seven separate accidents in the Pacific… Continue reading

Coast Guard ceremony honors those lost in line of duty
EYE ON OLYMPIA: Lawmakers eye struggle for education funding

EYE ON OLYMPIA: Lawmakers eye struggle for education funding

As state lawmakers enter the second week of the legislative session, all eyes are on them as the state waits for progress on… Continue reading

EYE ON OLYMPIA: Lawmakers eye struggle for education funding
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Pete Rennie of Port Angeles, a former patron of Van Gogh’s Gourmet Pizza & Mexican, pays his respects at a make-shift shrine to restaurant-owner Clint Darrow at the front door of the Port Angeles business on Saturday.

Bail set for son in fatal shooting of Port Angeles pizzeria owner

Bail has been set at $500,000 for a Port Angeles man accused of shooting his father to death. Shay C. Darrow, 27,… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News Pete Rennie of Port Angeles, a former patron of Van Gogh’s Gourmet Pizza & Mexican, pays his respects at a make-shift shrine to restaurant-owner Clint Darrow at the front door of the Port Angeles business on Saturday.
Port Angeles man booked after high-speed chase, vehicle damage

Port Angeles man booked after high-speed chase, vehicle damage

An 18-year-old Port Angeles man who allegedly took law enforcement officers on a high-speed hit-and-run chase through Port Angeles at speeds of… Continue reading

Port Angeles man booked after high-speed chase, vehicle damage

NEWS BRIEFS: Employment law talk set for chamber … and other items

The Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce’s morning meeting this Wednesday will feature a talk on independent contractors and employment law. The… Continue reading

Sequim boy struggles with rare disease; parents strive to raise awareness

Sequim boy struggles with rare disease; parents strive to raise awareness

When a 5-year-old Sequim boy complained of arm pain in September, his parents chalked it up to growing pains. About a week later,… Continue reading

Sequim boy struggles with rare disease; parents strive to raise awareness