Clallam County

HORSEPLAY: Family tradition continues on

HORSEPLAY: Family tradition continues on

who’ve traveled the country to participate in breed… Continue reading

HORSEPLAY: Family tradition continues on

LETTER: Trump acts like he is above the law

Mr. Trump says that his is not part of the establishment. Unfortunately, he is not talking about the political establishment, he is talking about the… Continue reading

LETTER: Trump understands while Obamas are in denial

First Lady Michele Obama is almost as entertaining and in denial as her husband, President Barack Obama. Michele says because Donald Trump was elected to… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Flight operations slated; representative wanted

There will be field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island at the outlying field Tuesday through… Continue reading

Leeks were recently picked from the snow-covered ground in Betsy Wharton’s garden. (Betsy Wharton/for Peninsula Daily News)

PENINSULA KITCHEN: You are what you eat

THIS HAS BEEN quite the winter for prolonged cold. As I write this, everything outside my house is frozen solid and there has been snow… Continue reading

Leeks were recently picked from the snow-covered ground in Betsy Wharton’s garden. (Betsy Wharton/for Peninsula Daily News)
Toys for Sequim Kids helps 400 local children this Christmas

Toys for Sequim Kids helps 400 local children this Christmas

Toys for Sequim Kids helped hundreds of local children once again this Christmas season. Organizers with Sequim Community Aid for the 69th annual… Continue reading

Toys for Sequim Kids helps 400 local children this Christmas
Toys for Tots plays Santa to more than 3,000 in Clallam County

Toys for Tots plays Santa to more than 3,000 in Clallam County

At least 3,188 children in Clallam County received toys from the Toys for Tots in Clallam County program this year. Steve Deutermann,… Continue reading

Toys for Tots plays Santa to more than 3,000 in Clallam County

Cold weather impacts electric bills

Cold weather means higher utility bills, and so far this winter has been colder than usual, according to the Clallam County Public Utility… Continue reading

GNU Snowboards team rider Temple Cummins snowboards at Hurricane Ridge on Sunday. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Snow for the holidays: Hurricane Ridge offers skiing, snowboarding, tubing, snowshoe walks

Once the gifts are open and everyone has eaten a big holiday dinner, family members are sure to look for something else… Continue reading

GNU Snowboards team rider Temple Cummins snowboards at Hurricane Ridge on Sunday. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)
Judge to rule after Jan. 1 on radio, cellphone tower near Sequim

Judge to rule after Jan. 1 on radio, cellphone tower near Sequim

Judgment will be rendered after the first of the year on whether a 15-story radio and cellphone tower dressed up as a… Continue reading

Judge to rule after Jan. 1 on radio, cellphone tower near Sequim
State narrows choices for replacing Elwha River bridge

State narrows choices for replacing Elwha River bridge

State officials have decided to replace the dilapidated U.S. Highway 101 Elwha River bridge rather than abandon it and reroute traffic onto… Continue reading

State narrows choices for replacing Elwha River bridge
Three drug stores on the brink: Deal to involve Rite Aids

Three drug stores on the brink: Deal to involve Rite Aids

The sale of the North Olympic Peninsula’s only Rite Aid Corp. stores — two in Port Angeles and one in Sequim —… Continue reading

Three drug stores on the brink: Deal to involve Rite Aids

Port Angeles mayor suggests new approach to opioid addiction problem

The mayor of Port Angeles wants to see a community-based plan put in place to address Clallam County’s heroin and opioid addiction… Continue reading

Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group                                Sheri Crain, new police chief for the city of Sequim, takes an oath for the position from Sequim city clerk Karen Kuznek-Reese last Friday in the Sequim City Council’s chambers.

Crain sworn in as Sequim police chief

The title of Sequim Police Chief was made official for veteran officer Sheri Crain in front… Continue reading

Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group                                Sheri Crain, new police chief for the city of Sequim, takes an oath for the position from Sequim city clerk Karen Kuznek-Reese last Friday in the Sequim City Council’s chambers.

Port of Port Angeles commissioners back Elwha River bridge option

Port of Port Angeles commissioners unanimously agreed Monday that the state Department of Transportation should build a new bridge over the Elwha… Continue reading

An EA-18G Growler aircraft is displayed for a media availability at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., December 5, 2016. Photo by Michael Watkins/Whidbey News-Times

Navy to resume EA-18, F/A-18 flight operations

Naval Air Forces directed EA-18 Growler and F/A-18 Super Hornet squadrons to resume normal operations Monday after an operational… Continue reading

An EA-18G Growler aircraft is displayed for a media availability at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., December 5, 2016. Photo by Michael Watkins/Whidbey News-Times
New $18 million medical office building almost finished

New $18 million medical office building almost finished

Olympic Medical Center’s new $18 million medical office building is nearing completion. “We’re heading toward the home stretch,” CEO Eric Lewis told… Continue reading

New $18 million medical office building almost finished
At 4:23 p.m. Wednesday, crews from Clallam Fire District No. 2 responded to a structure fire at 237979 U.S. Highway 101 in the old Clallam Timber log yard, west of Port Angeles (Clallam Fire District No. 2)

Arson suspected in mobile home fire

Firefighters believe a fire that destroyed an abandoned mobile home west of Port Angeles on Wednesday afternoon was set intentionally. “The mobile… Continue reading

At 4:23 p.m. Wednesday, crews from Clallam Fire District No. 2 responded to a structure fire at 237979 U.S. Highway 101 in the old Clallam Timber log yard, west of Port Angeles (Clallam Fire District No. 2)

Free holiday meals served on Peninsula

Free holiday meals are planned on the North Olympic Peninsula on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The dinners are arranged by community. CHIMACUM Free Christmas… Continue reading

Peninsula lights up for the holidays

Peninsula lights up for the holidays

Families packing into cars this Christmas Eve to participate in the age-old pasttime of viewing displays of holiday lights have plenty of options for across… Continue reading

Peninsula lights up for the holidays