Clallam County

Forks officer stops drivers — to give them turkeys

Forks officer stops drivers — to give them turkeys

It is never a good thing to see red-and-blue lights flashing in your rear-view mirror —… Continue reading

Forks officer stops drivers — to give them turkeys
Anderson Lake open for fishing with new year-round schedule in place; toxins down

Anderson Lake open for fishing with new year-round schedule in place; toxins down

Anderson Lake is open for fishing. The state Department of Fish &Wildlife has extended the fishing season at the lake between Port… Continue reading

Anderson Lake open for fishing with new year-round schedule in place; toxins down
Nonprofit seeks $700,000 for Sequim skate park upgrade

Nonprofit seeks $700,000 for Sequim skate park upgrade

Sequim could see improvements and an expansion to its skate park if a new nonprofit reaches its goal of raising $700,000, organizers said.… Continue reading

Nonprofit seeks $700,000 for Sequim skate park upgrade
Clallam hoarding task force gives neighbors a hand

Clallam hoarding task force gives neighbors a hand

Since forming in March, the Clallam County Hoarding Task Force has helped four disabled senior citizens clean up their homes in Clallam… Continue reading

Clallam hoarding task force gives neighbors a hand

Peninsula stores entice shoppers after Thanksgiving

Shoppers and merchants of the North Olympic Peninsula are raring for the post-Thanksgiving holiday shopping rush. Retailers from Port Townsend to the… Continue reading

Port Angeles Festival of Trees, Family Days, breakfast on menu this weekend

Port Angeles Festival of Trees, Family Days, breakfast on menu this weekend

The 2016 Festival of Trees Gala and Teddy Bear Tea — taking place today — are sold out, but tickets are still… Continue reading

Port Angeles Festival of Trees, Family Days, breakfast on menu this weekend
2016 fiber arts festival ends Saturday in Sequim

2016 fiber arts festival ends Saturday in Sequim

Saturday will mark the last opportunity to publicly view the works submitted to the 2016 North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival. “This is the… Continue reading

2016 fiber arts festival ends Saturday in Sequim
Olympic Theatre Arts presents ‘A Very Whisky Christmas’

Olympic Theatre Arts presents ‘A Very Whisky Christmas’

’Tis the season of music, concerts and holiday productions and Olympic Theatre Arts is serving up a special musical performance which is guaranteed… Continue reading

Olympic Theatre Arts presents ‘A Very Whisky Christmas’
Art association potluck to feature copper sculptor in Sequim on Thursday

Art association potluck to feature copper sculptor in Sequim on Thursday

The Olympic Peninsula Art Association next week will host its annual holiday potluck at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Doors open at the church… Continue reading

Art association potluck to feature copper sculptor in Sequim on Thursday
Auditions set for Olympic Theatre Arts production of ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

Auditions set for Olympic Theatre Arts production of ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

Auditions for the next Olympic Theatre Arts Main Stage production, “The Importance of Being Earnest,” will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and 2… Continue reading

Auditions set for Olympic Theatre Arts production of ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’
Revitalize Port Angeles spokeswoman Leslie Kidwell Robertson is big on spirit. (Diane Urbani de la Paz)

Banner for Chattanooga to be available for signing Saturday

On Saturday, a relationship born in a best-city competition and forged in subsequent tragedy and gratitude will again be marked by this… Continue reading

Revitalize Port Angeles spokeswoman Leslie Kidwell Robertson is big on spirit. (Diane Urbani de la Paz)
ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS: Fourth Friday Readings set for tonight … and other items

ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS: Fourth Friday Readings set for tonight … and other items

The Lodge at Sherwood, 660 Evergreen Farm Way, will host Fourth Friday Readings — an evening of five-minute open-mic readings of poetry, short… Continue reading

ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS: Fourth Friday Readings set for tonight … and other items

ISSUES OF FAITH: Catholic youth convention helps still restless hearts

I WAS BLESSED to be at a Catholic youth convention (CYC) on the Puyallup fairgrounds the weekend of Nov. 12-13. The column I wrote last… Continue reading

LETTER: Electoral College prevents mob rule at the top

Progressives are now complaining that the Electoral College prevented the candidate with the most votes from winning. They argue that it’s not democratic and that… Continue reading

LETTER: Give a voice to the rest of Clallam on commissioner board makeup

I congratulate Randy Johnson and Clallam County that a well-qualified commissioner candidate can run and be elected in this county without a party label. But… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Books, coffee paired at Port Angeles Library’s Books & Libations on Dec. 3 … and other items

Books & Libations will be held in the Port Angeles Library’s Living Room, 2210 S. Peabody St., from 6 p.m. to 7:15… Continue reading

North Olympic Land Trust plans open house in Port Angeles on Thursday

The North Olympic Land Trust plans an open house Thursday at the headquarters it moved into in July. “We’re hosting an open… Continue reading

Olympic National Park offers snow, holiday lights

Olympic National Park offers snow, holiday lights

Park visitors can play in the snow at 5,242 feet today, weather permitting, and then drop down to Lake Crescent on… Continue reading

Olympic National Park offers snow, holiday lights
Opposites collide in play: The Port Angeles Community Players begin “The Odd Couple” next week

Opposites collide in play: The Port Angeles Community Players begin “The Odd Couple” next week

Sparks will fly when a fastidious neat freak moves in with a slovenly woman on the Port Angeles Community Playhouse stage. Florence… Continue reading

Opposites collide in play: The Port Angeles Community Players begin “The Odd Couple” next week

Shopping abounds at holiday bazaars across Peninsula

Less than a month stands between us and Christmas Day. Most of us have plenty of gift buying to do before the holidays. Fortunately, there… Continue reading