Clallam County

LETTER: Recent letter writer got it wrong about progressivism, endorsements

The PDN’s Nov. 16 letter to the editor, “Sore losers,” ironically quoted P.J. O’Rourke’s negative views of progressivism when in fact in 2016, Mr. O’Rourke… Continue reading

LETTER: Trump’s appointment of Bannon presages threat to democracy

President-elect Donald Trump has selected Steve Bannon as his chief policy strategist. This has produced widespread alarm. Who is this man? Many of us were… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: NOLS meeting set for today … and other items

The North Olympic Library System Board of Trustees will hold a second public hearing on the library’s draft 2017 operating budget during… Continue reading

Standing Rock caravan leaves from Port Townsend

Standing Rock caravan leaves from Port Townsend

It is Standing Rock or bust for the 30 or so members of the Standing with Standing Rock Thanksgiving Caravan, which is… Continue reading

Standing Rock caravan leaves from Port Townsend
Sequim artist switches hands, finds new goals after stroke

Sequim artist switches hands, finds new goals after stroke

Following a tragic event and a simple act of kindness, Linda Stadtmiller, 68, knew she couldn’t give up her passion. For more than… Continue reading

Sequim artist switches hands, finds new goals after stroke

Lower Dungeness River levee project open house scheduled

Clallam County will host an open house for the lower Dungeness River levee setback project Tuesday, Nov. 29. The community event will… Continue reading

Peninsula College seeks monologues for production in spring

The Peninsula College Drama Department is accepting submissions for the 2017 Find Your Voice Play Festival. The deadline for submissions is 11:59… Continue reading

LETTER: Make your voice heard by marching for women in January

The reality is that Hillary lost because she is a woman. She won all three debates resoundingly. We are far from having gender equality in… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: NOAA seeks four members for council … and other items

NOAA’s Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary is seeking applicants for four seats on its advisory council. The council ensures public participation in… 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)

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