Clallam County

Melinda Smyser, one of Idaho’s four presidential electors, poses for a portrait in Boise, Idaho, last Thursday. Smyser, one of Idaho’s four Republican electors, said they have been flooded with emails, telephone calls and Facebook messages from strangers urging them to reconsider their vote. “It’s just not going to work.” (Otto Kitsinger/The Associated Press)

Trump opponents try to beat him at the Electoral College

Grassroots campaigns have sprung up around the country to try to persuade members… Continue reading

Melinda Smyser, one of Idaho’s four presidential electors, poses for a portrait in Boise, Idaho, last Thursday. Smyser, one of Idaho’s four Republican electors, said they have been flooded with emails, telephone calls and Facebook messages from strangers urging them to reconsider their vote. “It’s just not going to work.” (Otto Kitsinger/The Associated Press)

Woman accused of rape, animal cruelty to have mental health evaluation

A Port Angeles woman accused of child rape and animal cruelty will have a mental health evaluation before trial. Deanna Marie Wilson,… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: Commissioners to hold public hearing on transportation plan

The three Clallam County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on the proposed six-year Transportation Improvement Program on Tuesday. The hearing will begin at 10… Continue reading

Navy records plan for sonar, explosives training in area waters

Navy records plan for sonar, explosives training in area waters

The U.S. Navy has announced its decision for use of sonar and explosives for training and testing in the Puget Sound, Strait of… Continue reading

Navy records plan for sonar, explosives training in area waters

Port of Port Angeles rejects proposed tax increase

The Port of Port Angeles on Monday unanimously rejected a proposed property tax rate increase of 1.87 percent, which would have equated… Continue reading

Sequim City Council to consider ban on fireworks discharge

Sequim City Council to consider ban on fireworks discharge

City council members will discuss and possibly vote on banning the discharge of consumer fireworks when… Continue reading

Sequim City Council to consider ban on fireworks discharge
Clallam commissioners set budget hearings; $1.5 million in spending reductions unspecified

Clallam commissioners set budget hearings; $1.5 million in spending reductions unspecified

Clallam County commissioners have scheduled a pair of public hearings on the 2017 budget. The draft budget contains a $1.5 million line… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners set budget hearings; $1.5 million in spending reductions unspecified
Crowd gathers in Port Angeles for Standing Rock fight

Crowd gathers in Port Angeles for Standing Rock fight

Lower Elwha Klallam tribal members sang as a crowd of some 150 people opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline gathered at The Gateway… Continue reading

Crowd gathers in Port Angeles for Standing Rock fight
Forks woman charged in toddler’s death

Forks woman charged in toddler’s death

A Forks woman was charged Wednesday with homicide by abuse and second-degree murder for the death of a 2-year-old boy. Ramona Jean… Continue reading

Forks woman charged in toddler’s death
Aldrich’s Market in Port Townsend to close next year unless buyer is found

Aldrich’s Market in Port Townsend to close next year unless buyer is found

There still might be hope for stopping the now impending closure of Aldrich’s Market in uptown Port Townsend, but owner Milton Fukuda… Continue reading

Aldrich’s Market in Port Townsend to close next year unless buyer is found
Clallam EDC director stepping down

Clallam EDC director stepping down

The Clallam County Economic Development Corp. announced its executive director’s retirement following a closed-door session at its board meeting Thursday. Bill Greenwood,… Continue reading

Clallam EDC director stepping down
Ceremony makes it real: Port Angeles girl adopted into permanent home

Ceremony makes it real: Port Angeles girl adopted into permanent home

The wait is finally over for Debby Walter and her 4-year-old daughter. After a two-year process, Walter on Thursday became the adoptive… Continue reading

Ceremony makes it real: Port Angeles girl adopted into permanent home

Port Angeles man sentenced to 2-plus years for unlawful possession of firearm

Joshua M. Wilson-Wedding has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for unlawful possession of a firearm, Port Angeles police… Continue reading

‘Glamping’ among development ideas considered for Fort Worden

‘Glamping’ among development ideas considered for Fort Worden

The Fort Worden Public Development Authority executive committee is considering the idea of turning Fort Worden into a “glamping” destination for tourists… Continue reading

‘Glamping’ among development ideas considered for Fort Worden
Port Townsend woman to speak of transgender experience

Port Townsend woman to speak of transgender experience

Susan Brittain of Port Townsend once was named Bob. She will talk about her experience along with other members of the Jefferson… Continue reading

Port Townsend woman to speak of transgender experience
Port Angeles man accused in bus assault, two others, awaits mental health evaluation

Port Angeles man accused in bus assault, two others, awaits mental health evaluation

Riley Edge White has a Dec. 2 date for a mental health evaluation at Western State Hospital. White, 59, is facing multiple… Continue reading

Port Angeles man accused in bus assault, two others, awaits mental health evaluation

Outdoor cleanup projects slated for Peninsula

Rain or shine, several North Olympic Peninsula organizations need volunteers to help out with projects and get dirty this weekend. Why stay warm and dry… Continue reading

BUSINESS NEWS: Local nurse set to be interviewed; free exercise class scheduled for seniors in Sequim

Merrily Mount, nurse practitioner at the Jefferson Healthcare South County Clinic, will be interviewed by Chamber Executive Director David Neuenschwander on Monday. Mount… Continue reading

Longtime conservationists Jim and Robbie Mantooth will be honored with the Gary Colley Legacy Award this Saturday in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Conservationists to be honored during land trust’s annual meeting in Port Angeles this Saturday

Longtime conservationists Jim and Robbie Mantooth will be honored with the Gary Colley Legacy Award during the North Olympic Land Trust’s 26th… Continue reading

Longtime conservationists Jim and Robbie Mantooth will be honored with the Gary Colley Legacy Award this Saturday in Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)