Clallam County

PAT NEAL: The first salmon

THE BLOOMING OF the salmonberries marks a change in the season. In the old days, these blossoms signaled the beginning of the spring Chinook run… Continue reading

Police reform efforts stalled

Law enforcement sees rollback on restrictions

Port Angeles City Council hopefuls Kate Dexter and Travis Berglund answer questions during a Port Angeles Business Association forum Tuesday. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Angeles mayor to run for county commission

Dexter has supported climate action plan, affordable housing

Port Angeles City Council hopefuls Kate Dexter and Travis Berglund answer questions during a Port Angeles Business Association forum Tuesday. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Trial dates set in Sequim home invasion case

Sheriff’s office says actions tied to drug trafficking

Pictured, from left, are Priya Jayadev, Lisa O’Keefe, Lisa Palermo, Lynn Hawkins and Astrid Raffinpeyloz.

Yacht club makes hospice donation

The Sequim Bay Yacht Club recently donated $25,864 to Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County. The donation represents the total funds raised by the club during… Continue reading

Pictured, from left, are Priya Jayadev, Lisa O’Keefe, Lisa Palermo, Lynn Hawkins and Astrid Raffinpeyloz.

‘Stardust and Water’ to feature multimedia production

Turning the Wheel Productions will present “Stardust and Water” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The intergenerational, multimedia, dance/theater production is at… Continue reading

Bidder wins project on lottery drawing

Lake Pleasant pilings to be replaced in July

Corrections officer assaulted as inmate was about to be released

A Clallam County corrections sergeant was allegedly assaulted by an inmate as the inmate was in the process of being released from… Continue reading

The Port Townsend Main Street Program is planning an Earth Day work party in the downtown area from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Earth Day cleanup events slated for Saturday

A variety of cleanup activities are planned around the North Olympic Peninsula to celebrate Earth Day this weekend. • Port Townsend Earth Day Spring Cleanup… Continue reading

The Port Townsend Main Street Program is planning an Earth Day work party in the downtown area from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Firefighters rescue hiker near Dungeness lighthouse

Clallam County Fire District 3 crews rescued a man with an ankle injury near the Dungeness Spit lighthouse. Crews deployed the fire district’s… Continue reading

Five Acre School Barn Dance set for Saturday

Five Acre School will host its 14th Barn Dance from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. The annual dance is at the… Continue reading

It’s a 1960s theme for the Grand Olympics Chorus’ “A Grand Musical Adventure!,” a multi-group concert set for Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church. (Grand Olympics Chorus)

Grand Olympics Chorus, friends revive the 1960s

‘A Grand Musical Adventure!’ set for Saturday performances

It’s a 1960s theme for the Grand Olympics Chorus’ “A Grand Musical Adventure!,” a multi-group concert set for Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church. (Grand Olympics Chorus)
The Blue Titans, from left, Ramsey O’Mera, Miles Angelovic, Winter Radcliffe, Rain Nelson and Mia Miano won the 2024 Battle of the Books on March 22. The fourth-graders represented Sequim’s Helen Haller Elementary School. (North Olympic Library System)

Helen Haller Elementary team wins annual Battle of Books

A team from Sequim came out on top of a tiebreaker to win the North Olympic Library System’s annual Battle of the Books.… Continue reading

The Blue Titans, from left, Ramsey O’Mera, Miles Angelovic, Winter Radcliffe, Rain Nelson and Mia Miano won the 2024 Battle of the Books on March 22. The fourth-graders represented Sequim’s Helen Haller Elementary School. (North Olympic Library System)

Improv group to perform at Olympic Theatre Arts

Imagined Reality Improv will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday. The improvisation troop will be on stage at Olympic Theatre Arts, 414 N. Sequim… Continue reading

Mental health court sought in bus case

Woman charged with theft of a transit vehicle

Person flown to Seattle hospital after collision down embankment

A person involved in a collision that left a vehicle down an embankment on Deer Park Road was airlifted to Harborview Medical… Continue reading

Priscilla Hudson is a member of the Sequim Prairie Garden Club, which is responsible for clearing a weed- and blackberry-choked 4 acres of land and transforming it into an arboretum and garden known as the Pioneer Memorial Park over the last 70 years. (Emily Matthiessen/for Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Pioneer Memorial Park grows into an arboretum

Granted certification by ArbNet program

Priscilla Hudson is a member of the Sequim Prairie Garden Club, which is responsible for clearing a weed- and blackberry-choked 4 acres of land and transforming it into an arboretum and garden known as the Pioneer Memorial Park over the last 70 years. (Emily Matthiessen/for Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim Police Department promotes Larsen to sergeant

Maris Larsen, a Sequim Police detective, was promoted to sergeant on April 1, police department officials said. Larsen began her career in law… Continue reading

Dave Swinford of Sequim, left, and Marlana Ashlie of Victoria take part in a workshop on Saturday about cropping bird photos for best presentation during Saturday’s Olympic Birdfest. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Bird spotting

Dave Swinford of Sequim, left, and Marlana Ashlie of Victoria take part in a workshop on Saturday about cropping bird photos for best presentation during… Continue reading

Dave Swinford of Sequim, left, and Marlana Ashlie of Victoria take part in a workshop on Saturday about cropping bird photos for best presentation during Saturday’s Olympic Birdfest. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Ashlynn Emiliani of Port Angeles, center, tosses woody debris into a pile for collection as volunteers work to clean up a section of hillside above the parking lot of the Red Lion Hotel in Port Angeles on Saturday. More than a dozen members of Elevate PA spent the morning clearing up overgrown areas on the hillside from Haynes Viewpoint to the hotel’s Front Street driveway as part of a city beautification effort. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Hillside cleanup in Port Angeles

Ashlynn Emiliani of Port Angeles, center, tosses woody debris into a pile for collection as volunteers work to clean up a section of hillside above… Continue reading

Ashlynn Emiliani of Port Angeles, center, tosses woody debris into a pile for collection as volunteers work to clean up a section of hillside above the parking lot of the Red Lion Hotel in Port Angeles on Saturday. More than a dozen members of Elevate PA spent the morning clearing up overgrown areas on the hillside from Haynes Viewpoint to the hotel’s Front Street driveway as part of a city beautification effort. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)