Clallam County

EYE ON CLALLAM: County eyes pact with Department of Transportation for bridge replacement

The three Clallam County commissioners will consider approving an agreement with the state Department of Transportation for the Old Olympic Highway-McDonald Creek bridge replacement project… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Keeping water troughs from freezing is paramount

HORSEPLAY: Keeping water troughs from freezing is paramount

EVER FELT AS if you’re dying of thirst? It literally could happen. Water. All creatures great and small need it to survive. In general, both… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Keeping water troughs from freezing is paramount
All lanes of state Highway 19 were closed much of Friday for a multi-vehicle wreck near milepost 3. (Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News)

Man killed in Port Ludlow wreck; four others hospitalized

One person died at the scene of a three car wreck on state Highway 19 between Chimacum and Port Ludlow on Friday… Continue reading

All lanes of state Highway 19 were closed much of Friday for a multi-vehicle wreck near milepost 3. (Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News)
Tape closes off broken windows at businesses in Washington, D.C., after a confrontation with protestors blocks from President Donald Trump’s inauguration. (The Associated Press)

Protesters block entrances to inauguration, set fires, vandalize

Protesters who had promised to shut down the city for the inauguration were successful at several security… Continue reading

Tape closes off broken windows at businesses in Washington, D.C., after a confrontation with protestors blocks from President Donald Trump’s inauguration. (The Associated Press)
Anita and Mike Edwards hold up a Port Townsend sign that will be used in the Seattle Womxn’s March on Saturday. (Annemarie Mende)

Peninsula residents to mark inauguration with protests

Organizers hope to see Water Street rimmed with people “holding the line” today after Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president of… Continue reading

Anita and Mike Edwards hold up a Port Townsend sign that will be used in the Seattle Womxn’s March on Saturday. (Annemarie Mende)
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News A Washington Department of Transportation crew looks at a giant boulder that landed on U.S. Highway 101 near milepost 228 east of Barnes Point at Lake Crescent on Thursday.

Boulder blocks highway at Lake Crescent

A boulder about 12 feet across fell onto U.S. Highway 101 early Thursday morning, blocking traffic until the afternoon and highlighting… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News A Washington Department of Transportation crew looks at a giant boulder that landed on U.S. Highway 101 near milepost 228 east of Barnes Point at Lake Crescent on Thursday.
Nippon gives county payment of 2017, 2018 taxes on personal property

Nippon gives county payment of 2017, 2018 taxes on personal property

Clallam County Treasurer Selinda Barkhuis said Wednesday she withdrew the Jan. 9 personal property tax lien she imposed against Nippon Paper Industries… Continue reading

Nippon gives county payment of 2017, 2018 taxes on personal property

Second-degree murder charge filed in shooting death of Port Angeles man

A second-degree murder charge was filed Tuesday against a 27-year-old man accused of killing his father Jan. 12 as prosecutors await a… Continue reading

Democrats debate future after Obamacare at Port Angeles health care forum

Democrats debate future after Obamacare at Port Angeles health care forum

Democrats decried Republican efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act during a standing-room-only health care forum at the Port Angeles branch of… Continue reading

Democrats debate future after Obamacare at Port Angeles health care forum

Serial arsonist? Investigators follow trail of fires

Law enforcement and fire department authorities have confirmed that two fires this month west of Port Angeles were set by an arsonist… Continue reading

Young performers from Clallam, Jefferson counties in annual competition this Saturday

Young performers from Clallam, Jefferson counties in annual competition this Saturday

Fifteen of the North Olympic Peninsula’s most devoted young musicians will perform in the 31st annual Young Artist Competition on Saturday. The… Continue reading

Young performers from Clallam, Jefferson counties in annual competition this Saturday
Snowgrass to focus on bluegrass

Snowgrass to focus on bluegrass

Area bluegrass musicians will gather to pluck and strum their favorite tunes at the 15th annual Snowgrass bluegrass performance at the Port… Continue reading

Snowgrass to focus on bluegrass
MarchFourth, instrument auction to raise funds for Juan de Fuca Festival

MarchFourth, instrument auction to raise funds for Juan de Fuca Festival

A fundraiser billed as a “mini-Juan de Fuca Festival” is planned Saturday. MarchFourth will perform while 52 artistically-decorated stringed instruments are auctioned… Continue reading

MarchFourth, instrument auction to raise funds for Juan de Fuca Festival

Port Angeles City Council endorses school levy

A Port Angeles School District levy proposition enjoyed unbridled support at a city council meeting this week. Port Angeles City Council members… Continue reading

Bridge adds link to Olympic Discovery Trail

Bridge adds link to Olympic Discovery Trail

Crews on Thursday were installing a 210-foot-long modular steel bridge for the Olympic Discovery Trail at Sequim Bay State Park. The 177,000-pound span… Continue reading

Bridge adds link to Olympic Discovery Trail

Kilmer, Cantwell, Murray to attend inauguration

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer of the 6th Congressional District and U.S. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell of Washington state plan to attend… Continue reading

Peaceful rally set in Forks this Saturday

West End residents Hope Olson and Berlinda James will host a peaceful rally from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Forks Transit… Continue reading

Gathering for Hope this Saturday in Port Angeles

All are welcome at the Gathering for Hope planned at noon Saturday. “It’s a nonpartisan gathering,” said Dr. Ned Hammar, one of… Continue reading

Peninsula man attends inauguration full of hope

A North Olympic Peninsula resident now in Washington, D.C., for President-elect Donald J. Trump’s inauguration is looking forward to change. Joseph Lujan of… Continue reading

Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Melania Trump looks on during the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (The Associated Press)

America First: Trump sworn in as 45th president

Pledging to empower America’s “forgotten men and women,” Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th… Continue reading

Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Melania Trump looks on during the 58th Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (The Associated Press)