Clallam County

Square dance, breakfast and pool movie in the mix this weekend

A square dance and a pool movie are among the weekend’s activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. For more about the Port Angeles Community Players’… Continue reading

Tree-lightings, special events herald start of holiday shopping season

Tree-lightings, special events herald start of holiday shopping season

It’s a weekend to make memories. Santa will come to town Saturday in both Port Angeles and Sequim, arriving just in time for the lighting… Continue reading

Tree-lightings, special events herald start of holiday shopping season
Salvation Army’s Thanksgiving Eve meal ‘a blessing’ in Port Angeles

Salvation Army’s Thanksgiving Eve meal ‘a blessing’ in Port Angeles

The Port Angeles Salvation Army’s Thanksgiving lunch Wednesday was much more than just a meal. For Melinda Nettleton, who volunteers at the… Continue reading

Salvation Army’s Thanksgiving Eve meal ‘a blessing’ in Port Angeles
From left are Clallam County Public Utility District General Manager Doug Nass, Commissioner Will Purser, Joe Helvey, Sam Parks, Commissioner Ted Simpson and Commissioner Hugh Haffner.

Clallam Public Utility District linemen honored for heroism

The quick action and life-saving heroism of two linemen has been recognized with the Clallam County Public Utility District’s inaugural Heroes Program awards.… Continue reading

From left are Clallam County Public Utility District General Manager Doug Nass, Commissioner Will Purser, Joe Helvey, Sam Parks, Commissioner Ted Simpson and Commissioner Hugh Haffner.
Clallam deputy takes extra step to help lost Army veteran

Clallam deputy takes extra step to help lost Army veteran

A Clallam County sheriff’s deputy is earning praise from the department after buying groceries for an 83-year-old veteran who got lost on… Continue reading

Clallam deputy takes extra step to help lost Army veteran
A Clallam County corrections deputy helps Ramona Ward to her seat during a hearing in Port Angeles on Monday. (Rob Ollikainen/Peninsula Daily News)

Forks woman pleads not guilty to child’s murder

A Forks woman charged in the death of a 2-year-old boy has pleaded not guilty to homicide by abuse and second-degree murder.… Continue reading

A Clallam County corrections deputy helps Ramona Ward to her seat during a hearing in Port Angeles on Monday. (Rob Ollikainen/Peninsula Daily News)

Crescent School Board in Joyce wins award for distinction

The Crescent School Board has been named a 2016 School Board of the Year by the Washington State School Directors’ Association. The awards… Continue reading

Port Angeles School District staff serve a meal of turkey, stuffing, green beans and mashed potatoes to Dry Creek Elementary students. Servers, from left, are Special Services Director Brianne Barrett, Dry Creek Principal Jay Sparks, Human Resources Director Scott Harker, counselor Laura Lilly and District Superintendent Marc Jackson. (Port Angeles School District)

Dry Creek celebrates Thanksgiving with traditional gathering

Dry Creek students, staff, community members and guests celebrated 34 years of school Thanksgiving gatherings. The Tuesday meal was provided by Sodexo… Continue reading

Port Angeles School District staff serve a meal of turkey, stuffing, green beans and mashed potatoes to Dry Creek Elementary students. Servers, from left, are Special Services Director Brianne Barrett, Dry Creek Principal Jay Sparks, Human Resources Director Scott Harker, counselor Laura Lilly and District Superintendent Marc Jackson. (Port Angeles School District)

LETTER: Here’s an apology to the world for our electing Donald Trump

As an American citizen, I would like to apologize to the people of the world for what has happened in America. From their perspective, the… Continue reading

LETTER: Regarding Bannon’s ‘smearing,’ just look at the facts

Re: Cal Thomas’ column in the PDN’s Nov. 17 issue in which he says that Democrats are “smearing newly named White House counselor and chief… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Wreath sale orders sought … and other items

The Port Angeles Garden Club is taking orders for its annual wreath sale. Undecorated wreaths are available this year for $20; wreaths… Continue reading

Shirley Moss, manager of the Jefferson County Food Bank, unloads a donation of onions Tuesday in preparation for the busy Thanksgiving holiday. (Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News)

Peninsula food banks work to fill constant need

Food banks across the North Olympic Peninsula are gearing up for the holiday season, with Thanksgiving just one day away. For the… Continue reading

Shirley Moss, manager of the Jefferson County Food Bank, unloads a donation of onions Tuesday in preparation for the busy Thanksgiving holiday. (Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News)

Two Thanksgiving feasts planned today on Peninsula, while rest reserved for Turkey Day

Free community Thanksgiving feasts are planned today in Port Angeles and Port Townsend. Others are planned for Thursday. Today, the Salvation Army in Port Angeles… Continue reading

Olympic Discovery Trail segment reinstated to Clallam County’s six-year transportation plan

Clallam County officials have assuaged concerns of Olympic Discovery Trail advocates by reinstating several trail projects to the six-year transportation plan. Nine… Continue reading

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center takes on new executive director

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center takes on new executive director

The Port Angeles Fine Arts Center has hired Jessica Elliott as its new executive director. A relative newcomer to Port Angeles, Elliott… Continue reading

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center takes on new executive director
Kathryn Neal

Port Townsend talk Dec. 3 to focus on Port Angeles landfill

Next month, civil engineer Kathryn Neal will present an illustrated discussion on Port Angeles’ bluff erosion near its now-closed landfill site. Her… Continue reading

Kathryn Neal

PAT NEAL: Winter outages bring new challenges

It takes a village to get ready for the coming cold months.

BUSINESS BRIEFS: PA restaurant donatesmore than $2K to VIMO; PT winery wins awards

Jig & Lure Fish Co. employees recently presented a $2,888.50 check to Volunteers in Medicine in the Olympics (VIMO), which runs a… Continue reading

City of Sequim receives $3.1 million for Fir Street reconstruction

Plans to reconstruct Fir Street near several Sequim schools are moving forward after the city of Sequim received a $3.1 million grant. The… Continue reading

Helen Haller does the Turkey Trot

Helen Haller does the Turkey Trot

Hundreds of students at Helen Haller Elementary, 350 W. Fir St., are doing a Turkey Trot… Continue reading

Helen Haller does the Turkey Trot