Clallam County

Cami Ortloff of Port Angeles lives and studies in Brooklyn, N.Y., where next month she will dance in the Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet production of “The Nutcracker.” (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)

Port Angeles dancer rehearses for New York production

High above Flatbush Avenue in a snug one-bedroom apartment, Cami Ortloff’s day… Continue reading

Cami Ortloff of Port Angeles lives and studies in Brooklyn, N.Y., where next month she will dance in the Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet production of “The Nutcracker.” (Diane Urbani de la Paz/For Peninsula Daily News)
Bicyclists crank up for food bank donations

Bicyclists crank up for food bank donations

With the pop of a bike tube, a dozen bicyclists took off from the ReCyclery in Port Townsend on Saturday to collect… Continue reading

Bicyclists crank up for food bank donations
King tide possible wave of the future, according to group

King tide possible wave of the future, according to group

Naturally occurring king tides, which are unusually high tides, can be a harbinger of normal tides to come, said a member of… Continue reading

King tide possible wave of the future, according to group

Trust lands advisory panel says ‘no’ to reconveyance to Clallam County

The Clallam County Trust Lands Advisory Committee has reaffirmed its position on the reconveyance of state-managed forest trust lands: don’t try it.… Continue reading

Growler airfield open house set in Port Townsend

Growler airfield open house set in Port Townsend

Area residents are invited to attend five open house meetings — with one in Port Townsend — set for early December concerning… Continue reading

Growler airfield open house set in Port Townsend

A GROWING CONCERN: ‘Lucky 13’ list of picture-perfect gifts

AS NOT ONLY an ornamental horticulturalist but as one who tries to stay in vogue, who could I be if I did not give my… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Distant travelers can be beckoned with bird seed

THIS IS A good time to sprinkle some mixed bird seed around the yard’s bushes or, where possible, under existing feeders. The golden-crowned sparrows arrived… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Twice-monthly breakfast meetings usually are held at 11:45 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month… Continue reading

Fugitive waives right to speedy trial in Clallam court

A fugitive who escaped from an Alabama prison and was caught in Port Angeles on Oct. 1 waived his right to a… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Be thankful for what you know now

WE’RE ALMOST THERE. “There” being Thanksgiving, which always puts me in a bit of a … bind. See, everybody writes about Thanksgiving, and pretty much… Continue reading

LETTER: Don’t take a narrow view of the election results

Don’t let the liberal media, Democrat spin-doctors or leftist rabble-rousers get away with making an issue of Trump not winning the popular vote. That is… Continue reading

LETTER: Let’s right this ship before it tips too far to the right or left

Contrary to popular opinion, the Founding Fathers did not script the Constitution to be a democracy. They formed it to be a republic. (“To the… Continue reading

LETTER: Prophect words from David Souter on PBS News Hour

[Retired] Supreme Court Justice David Souter on Sept. 14, 2012, on PBS News Hour spoke on the 225th anniversary of the Constitution and talked about… Continue reading

LETTER: Trump’s agenda will leave the middle class holding the bag

Sen. Harry Reid nailed it when he reminded the nation that Donald Trump is “a sexual predator who lost the popular vote.” Voters have said… Continue reading

LETTER: Unite for the common good because we sink or swim together

In the wake of our presidential election, we all need to take a deep breath as we come to grips with what just happened. If… Continue reading

More to do than feast this holiday weekend

and the following weekend — have a variety of activities to choose… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Port Townsend group plans sendoff for Standing Rock protesters Monday … and other items

The Standing with Standing Rock Thanksgiving Caravan will leave Port Townsend on Monday to deliver donations and supplies to protesters of the… Continue reading

Port Angeles students mark storm drains with pollution reminders

Port Angeles students mark storm drains with pollution reminders

Hamilton Elementary School fifth-grade students took to the streets to spread the word about pollution. The students from George Kheriaty and Becky… Continue reading

Port Angeles students mark storm drains with pollution reminders

Tickets available for Festival of Trees activities in Port Angeles

Tickets are still available for Festival of Trees events set next weekend at the Vern Burton Community Center. One of the two… Continue reading

Time to gobble up community Thanksgiving feasts across the Peninsula

Time to gobble up community Thanksgiving feasts across the Peninsula

Community feasts will celebrate Thanksgiving across the North Olympic Peninsula this week. Some will be a little early. And, in a break with tradition, the… Continue reading

Time to gobble up community Thanksgiving feasts across the Peninsula