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Port Angeles Fire Chief Ken Dubuc

PA OKs overtime; Move will cost city but keep fire insurance rating stable

The Port Angeles City Council agreed on a split vote to guarantee minimum 24-hour staffing of five personnel in the fire department… Continue reading

Port Angeles Fire Chief Ken Dubuc
Robotics team fundraising: Gift-wrapping to help students build robots

Robotics team fundraising: Gift-wrapping to help students build robots

Jefferson County students, supported by the Applied Education Foundation, are wrapping gifts to raise money to buy equipment for underwater robots in… Continue reading

Robotics team fundraising: Gift-wrapping to help students build robots
Sequim author Michael Bunnell discusses his latest novel, “American Gypsy”

Sequim author Michael Bunnell discusses his latest novel, “American Gypsy”

The failed economy of 1939 meets the worlds of carnivals and gypsies in Michael Bunnell’s “American Gypsy.” Bunnell, who lives in Sequim, has… Continue reading

Sequim author Michael Bunnell discusses his latest novel, “American Gypsy”

Sequim readies economic development plan; retention program rolls out tentatively in June 2017

The city of Sequim plans to move forward with an economic development plan starting in 2017. The new plan, adopted Dec. 12, addresses… Continue reading

1 year after Oregon refuge takeover, quieter land battle unfolds

1 year after Oregon refuge takeover, quieter land battle unfolds

On a recent wintry evening, members of the Grant County Public Forest Commission walked into… Continue reading

1 year after Oregon refuge takeover, quieter land battle unfolds

LETTER: Disappointed in Port Angeles School Board for voting in new sex education program

When my friend Bill told me in the coffee shop that the Port Angeles School Board was about to adopt a new sex-education program with… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Port Angeles holiday lights tours are underway … and other items

All Points Charters & Tours is offering tours of Christmas lights in Port Angeles through Christmas Eve. Each tour is about two… Continue reading

Consider Home Fund for last-minute Christmas gifts

Christmas. We all gather with friends and family to share warm homes and hearts, eat homemade… Continue reading

Kilmer looks at road ahead for Elwha River bridge, water infrastructure

Kilmer looks at road ahead for Elwha River bridge, water infrastructure

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer expects an infrastructure push from the federal government as President-elect Donald J. Trump’s administration takes control of the… Continue reading

Kilmer looks at road ahead for Elwha River bridge, water infrastructure

Clallam eligible for more funding to replace McDonald Creek bridge; closure expected to begin in May

Clallam County is eligible for more federal funding to replace the Old Olympic Highway bridge over McDonald Creek. Commissioners Mark Ozias and… Continue reading

Sequim-Dungeness Hospital Guild grants Fire District 3 Christmas wish

Sequim-Dungeness Hospital Guild grants Fire District 3 Christmas wish

The Sequim-Dungeness Hospital Guild has presented a $17,039 check to representatives of Clallam County Fire District… Continue reading

Sequim-Dungeness Hospital Guild grants Fire District 3 Christmas wish
Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News                                Clallam Bay’s Mariah LaChester, left, drives around the tight defense ofQuilcene’s Katie Love during the Rangers’ 45-30 nonleague win over the Bruins.

PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Quilcene girls get defensive in win over Clallam Bay

Quilcene evened the score against Clallam Bay with a 45-30 nonleague girls basketball victory… Continue reading

Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News                                Clallam Bay’s Mariah LaChester, left, drives around the tight defense ofQuilcene’s Katie Love during the Rangers’ 45-30 nonleague win over the Bruins.

BUSINESS BRIEFS: PA Realtors induct board members; Platypus Marine employees win prizes

The Port Angeles Association of Realtors inducted its board members for 2017 Dec. 9 at the Peninsula Golf Course Clubhouse. The ceremony… Continue reading

LETTER: Port Angeles School District’s new sexuality training program makes kids guinea pigs

I’ve been noticing a few things about the FLASH (Family Life and Sexual Health) sexuality training that the Port Angeles School Board voted in [“Port… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Sequim church donates to homeless … and other items

The Sequim Police Department recently received a donation of 50 all-weather protective ponchos to distribute to the local homeless population. The donation was… Continue reading

Only person convicted in Kercher murder seeks acquittal

Only person convicted in Kercher murder seeks acquittal

Nearly two years after Italy’s highest court acquitted Amanda Knox and her former Italian boyfriend of murdering… Continue reading

Only person convicted in Kercher murder seeks acquittal

Washington State seeks to increase foreign students

Washington State University wants to increase the number of students from foreign countries who enroll at… Continue reading

First Federal Foundation donates to cancer center

First Federal Foundation donates to cancer center

First Federal Community Foundation has donated $50,000 to the Olympic Medical Center Foundation for the campaign to raise funds for the expansion… Continue reading

First Federal Foundation donates to cancer center
Port Angeles fire insurance rating downgrade would raise premiums

Port Angeles fire insurance rating downgrade would raise premiums

The Port Angeles Fire Department is so overworked and understaffed that the city is risking a downgrade in its fire insurance rating,… Continue reading

Port Angeles fire insurance rating downgrade would raise premiums
Four Washington electors pick candidate other than Clinton

Four Washington electors pick candidate other than Clinton

For the first time in four decades, members of the Electoral College in Washington state have broken from the state’s popular vote for… Continue reading

Four Washington electors pick candidate other than Clinton