Clallam County

Influenza cases rising; peak not reached

Flu activity has escalated across the region and the state, and North Olympic Peninsula public health officers say it’s not too late to get vaccinated.… Continue reading

Humble hero saves family from fall over ravine

Humble hero saves family from fall over ravine

A man risked his life and saved her family from what she thought was certain death as her vehicle slid on an… Continue reading

Humble hero saves family from fall over ravine

Clallam commissioners agree to work collaboratively with treasurer, other department heads

To start the new year on the right foot, Clallam County commissioners have resolved to work with other elected officials and department… Continue reading

Cause under investigation after fire destroys Sequim home

Cause under investigation after fire destroys Sequim home

A Carlsborg man is still looking for answers after a blaze destroyed his home on New Year’s Day. Firefighters searched Monday for the… Continue reading

Cause under investigation after fire destroys Sequim home
Boy killed in wreck at Lake Crescent; four others injured when tree strikes SUV

Boy killed in wreck at Lake Crescent; four others injured when tree strikes SUV

A 5-year-old boy died New Year’s Day and four other people believed to be from the same Federal Way family were seriously… Continue reading

Boy killed in wreck at Lake Crescent; four others injured when tree strikes SUV
Port Angeles parents welcome Peninsula’s first baby of 2017

Port Angeles parents welcome Peninsula’s first baby of 2017

All 20 inches of Jason Michael Rutherford Jr. rang in the new year early Sunday morning as the first baby born in… Continue reading

Port Angeles parents welcome Peninsula’s first baby of 2017
Dozens brave frigid air and water in polar plunges across North Olympic Peninsula

Dozens brave frigid air and water in polar plunges across North Olympic Peninsula

Dozens of North Olympic Peninsula residents shocked their way into 2017 by madly rushing into frigid waters Sunday in polar bear plunges… Continue reading

Dozens brave frigid air and water in polar plunges across North Olympic Peninsula

Olympic National Park sets use fee hikes, free days for 2017

Users of Olympic National Park can expect fee increases this year. The hikes are part of a three-year phased rise in… Continue reading

Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News                                Julian Eren of Port Angeles, 20, appears in Clallam County Superior Court on Thursday after being arrested for investigation of first-degree child rape.

Bail set in rape of a child case

Bail was set at $50,000 Thursday for a 20-year-old Port Angeles man accused of raping a young boy several years ago. Julian… Continue reading

Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News                                Julian Eren of Port Angeles, 20, appears in Clallam County Superior Court on Thursday after being arrested for investigation of first-degree child rape.
Antlers, costumes planned for annual Reindeer Run in Port Angeles

Antlers, costumes planned for annual Reindeer Run in Port Angeles

If runners don’t have red noses when they start the Port Angeles annual Reindeer Run on Saturday, they might by the time… Continue reading

Antlers, costumes planned for annual Reindeer Run in Port Angeles
Mountain guide to lead adventure writing workshop

Mountain guide to lead adventure writing workshop

It might seem an adventure in irony or at least an interesting juxtaposition: Writer, editor and mountain guide Charlotte Austin will host… Continue reading

Mountain guide to lead adventure writing workshop

Water flow restored to Port Angeles homes while repairs mulled

Running, potable water was restored to seven households Thursday morning while city officials prepared to replace a malfunctioning stormwater pipe and repair… Continue reading

Children’s theater plans auditions in Forks

The Missoula Children’s Theatre will conduct auditions for “Rapunzel” in Forks on Jan. 16. The auditions will be from noon to 2 p.m.… Continue reading

Crab boats tied up as strike extends up and down West Coast

Crab boats tied up as strike extends up and down West Coast

Dungeness crab could be harder to come by if hundreds of fishing boats remain tied up at… Continue reading

Crab boats tied up as strike extends up and down West Coast
Education money: Battle for billions begins in Legislature

Education money: Battle for billions begins in Legislature

The battle over finding billions of additional dollars to pay for K-12 education in Washington pits Democrats… Continue reading

Education money: Battle for billions begins in Legislature

ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS: Volunteers sought for Ludlow play; ‘Cinderella’ opens

An orientation meeting for production team volunteers for the Ludlow Village Players’s spring play is set today. The meeting will be at… Continue reading

Films, tree-planting on the Peninsula

Family films at the Sequim library and tree planting in Port Townsend are among the weekend’s activities on the North Olympic Peninsula. For more about… Continue reading

LETTER: Let’s make a change, a change based on us and them

We have lost our sense of community and concern for our fellow human, our sense of compassion and understanding, the openness of heart and of… Continue reading

LETTER: Reader criticizes Pat Buchanan

Pat Buchanan, the Peninsula Daily News’ Tuesday columnist, praises Vladimir Putin as an “ethnonationalist” who is “standing by kinfolk left behind when his country broke… Continue reading

Library offers free technology tutoring

The public libraries of the North Olympic Library System have hundreds of eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies and music for patrons to experience on… Continue reading