Clallam County

Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group                                Sheri Crain, new police chief for the city of Sequim, takes an oath for the position from Sequim city clerk Karen Kuznek-Reese last Friday in the Sequim City Council’s chambers.

Crain sworn in as Sequim police chief

The title of Sequim Police Chief was made official for veteran officer Sheri Crain in front… Continue reading

Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group                                Sheri Crain, new police chief for the city of Sequim, takes an oath for the position from Sequim city clerk Karen Kuznek-Reese last Friday in the Sequim City Council’s chambers.

Port of Port Angeles commissioners back Elwha River bridge option

Port of Port Angeles commissioners unanimously agreed Monday that the state Department of Transportation should build a new bridge over the Elwha… Continue reading

An EA-18G Growler aircraft is displayed for a media availability at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., December 5, 2016. Photo by Michael Watkins/Whidbey News-Times

Navy to resume EA-18, F/A-18 flight operations

Naval Air Forces directed EA-18 Growler and F/A-18 Super Hornet squadrons to resume normal operations Monday after an operational… Continue reading

An EA-18G Growler aircraft is displayed for a media availability at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., December 5, 2016. Photo by Michael Watkins/Whidbey News-Times
New $18 million medical office building almost finished

New $18 million medical office building almost finished

Olympic Medical Center’s new $18 million medical office building is nearing completion. “We’re heading toward the home stretch,” CEO Eric Lewis told… Continue reading

New $18 million medical office building almost finished
At 4:23 p.m. Wednesday, crews from Clallam Fire District No. 2 responded to a structure fire at 237979 U.S. Highway 101 in the old Clallam Timber log yard, west of Port Angeles (Clallam Fire District No. 2)

Arson suspected in mobile home fire

Firefighters believe a fire that destroyed an abandoned mobile home west of Port Angeles on Wednesday afternoon was set intentionally. “The mobile… Continue reading

At 4:23 p.m. Wednesday, crews from Clallam Fire District No. 2 responded to a structure fire at 237979 U.S. Highway 101 in the old Clallam Timber log yard, west of Port Angeles (Clallam Fire District No. 2)

Free holiday meals served on Peninsula

Free holiday meals are planned on the North Olympic Peninsula on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The dinners are arranged by community. CHIMACUM Free Christmas… Continue reading

Peninsula lights up for the holidays

Peninsula lights up for the holidays

Families packing into cars this Christmas Eve to participate in the age-old pasttime of viewing displays of holiday lights have plenty of options for across… Continue reading

Peninsula lights up for the holidays

Peninsula unemployment down slightly

Unemployment rates dipped slightly on the North Olympic Peninsula in November while the region’s labor force grew by 165 workers, state officials… Continue reading

Study explores how ancient First Nations gardened the ocean on B.C.’s coast

An ancient wetland-gardening site unearthed during a road-building project in British Columbia is as culturally important… Continue reading

Orca found dead on B.C. coast

A dead orca found on British Columbia’s coast has been identified as a member of an endangered population. Fisheries… Continue reading

Community invited to participate in concert

Celebrate the Christmas season in Baroque fashion during an upcoming performance of George Frideric Handel’s “Singalong Messiah.” Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 South… Continue reading

ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS: Live music is set tonight at Metta Room … and other items

The Metta Room, 132 E. Front St, beginning at 8 tonight and Sunday will host a variety of Christmas themed events with… Continue reading

Federal government expands database access for Indian tribes

The federal government is expanding a program that allows American Indian tribes to access national criminal databases… Continue reading

Holiday events on Peninsula

Candlelight services and other holiday events are among the weekend’s activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. For more about the Holiday Hi-Jinx Allstar Fundraiser for… Continue reading

LETTER: Be thankful for Navy jets doing training

To the folks who whine and complain about the Navy jets: Understand that the pilots of the aircraft are training and practicing to protect you… Continue reading

LETTER: Trump is still a bully

All U.S. intelligence agencies are unanimous that the Russians hacked our Nov. 8 election. Donald Trump himself covertly collaborated by loudly and repeatedly attacking Hillary… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Philanthropic Education Organization awards PC student with $1,800 grant … and other items

Port Angeles Chapter IV of the Philanthropic Education Organization (PEO) recently awarded Hannah Nelson an $1,800 grant from the Program for Continuing… Continue reading

OTA offers winter break theatre workshop for children

Olympic Theatre Arts will offer a one-week theater workshop for youth ages 6 to 18 beginning Monday. The workshop will be from 9… Continue reading

Responders called in to rescue man on Little River Trail in Olympic National Park

First responders worked Thursday evening to rescue a man who was injured while hiking the Little River Trail in Olympic National Park.… Continue reading

Arson suspected in mobile home fire near Port Angeles

Arson suspected in mobile home fire near Port Angeles

Arson is being investigated as the possible cause of a fire that destroyed an abandoned mobile home west of Port Angeles this… Continue reading

Arson suspected in mobile home fire near Port Angeles