Clallam County

Jefferson County District 1 Commissioner Kate Dean has formally declared her campaign for Washington’s 6th Congressional District, currently held by Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor. Kilmer announced last month he would not seek re-election in 2024. (Kate Dean for Congress)

Kate Dean seeking seat in US Congress

‘Rural issues matter’ PT Democrat says

Jefferson County District 1 Commissioner Kate Dean has formally declared her campaign for Washington’s 6th Congressional District, currently held by Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor. Kilmer announced last month he would not seek re-election in 2024. (Kate Dean for Congress)

Sewer upgrades set at Sequim schools

Pumps to be replaced at elementary facilities

The Fractal Phase from Wintertide 2022 offers a taste of the 2023 Light Art Experience that will be available during the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center’s third annual Wintertide Festival of Lights. (Cascadia Films)
The Fractal Phase from Wintertide 2022 offers a taste of the 2023 Light Art Experience that will be available during the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center’s third annual Wintertide Festival of Lights. (Cascadia Films)

Blacklight art requested for show

Art for the Bring Your Own Blacklight Art Show, Glow with the Flow, at Studio Bob is today and Thursday from 3… Continue reading

Clallam residents reappointed to advisory boards

The Clallam County commissioners have reappointed several residents to advisory boards. • Katherine Krueger and Alice Ryan will return to the North… Continue reading

Pictured, left to right, are Maria Catuira, Sarah Hoagland, Elin Seever and Julie Hatch.

Holiday food drive, diaper drive ongoing in Port Angeles area

Kitsap Bank is conducting a holiday food drive for the Port Angeles Food Bank. Donations may be brought to the bank’s Port… Continue reading

Pictured, left to right, are Maria Catuira, Sarah Hoagland, Elin Seever and Julie Hatch.
Cast members outside of the recent Jane Austen Tea. Pictured from left to right, back row: Wesley Vollmer, Olivia Wray, Cecie Gonzales McClelland and Sunshine Pederson. Front row: Poet XIX and Belle Robinson.

Port Angeles Community Players to present ‘Christmas at Pemberly’

The Port Angeles Community Players will present “Christmas at Pemberley — Georgiana and Kitty,” the third and final play in the Jane… Continue reading

Cast members outside of the recent Jane Austen Tea. Pictured from left to right, back row: Wesley Vollmer, Olivia Wray, Cecie Gonzales McClelland and Sunshine Pederson. Front row: Poet XIX and Belle Robinson.
Guitarist Colin Davin, left, stands beside Port Angeles Symphony conductor Jonathan Pasternack, after stepping in at the last minute to perform with the orchestra in December 2021. Davin will rejoin the symphony for its Holiday Concert this Saturday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

Symphony, guitarist to play holiday music from around the globe

“When it’s good,” he said, “it’s like flying.” Guitarist Colin Davin spoke of that sensation of flow when he’s playing a Rodrigo… Continue reading

Guitarist Colin Davin, left, stands beside Port Angeles Symphony conductor Jonathan Pasternack, after stepping in at the last minute to perform with the orchestra in December 2021. Davin will rejoin the symphony for its Holiday Concert this Saturday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

Worst of rainfall over on Peninsula

Atmospheric river unleashes flooding, downed trees

Santa Claus, portrayed by John Greiner of Port Angeles, gets licks and kisses from Maru, a white husky mix belonging to Ally Kreider of Port Angeles, at the second annual Santa Paws holiday photo event on Saturday at Petsense in Port Angeles. Pet owners were allowed to bring their critters for a photo with Santa in an event sponsored by the Soroptimist International Noon Club of Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Holiday kisses

Santa Claus, portrayed by John Greiner of Port Angeles, gets licks and kisses from Maru, a white husky mix belonging to Ally Kreider of Port… Continue reading

Santa Claus, portrayed by John Greiner of Port Angeles, gets licks and kisses from Maru, a white husky mix belonging to Ally Kreider of Port Angeles, at the second annual Santa Paws holiday photo event on Saturday at Petsense in Port Angeles. Pet owners were allowed to bring their critters for a photo with Santa in an event sponsored by the Soroptimist International Noon Club of Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Accasia Anderson, 7, a second-grade student at Greywolf School in Sequim, examines a book for sale on Saturday at the school’s Holiday Bazaar. The event, hosted by the Sequim Elementary Parent Teacher Association, spotlighted the work of more than 50 vendors, including crafts made by students, along with a Scholastic Book Fair. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Book fair in Sequim

Accasia Anderson, 7, a second-grade student at Greywolf School in Sequim, examines a book for sale on Saturday at the school’s Holiday Bazaar. The event,… Continue reading

Accasia Anderson, 7, a second-grade student at Greywolf School in Sequim, examines a book for sale on Saturday at the school’s Holiday Bazaar. The event, hosted by the Sequim Elementary Parent Teacher Association, spotlighted the work of more than 50 vendors, including crafts made by students, along with a Scholastic Book Fair. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Clallam County: 2-phase approach for Towne Road

Commissioners want trail atop levee

Drink Draw event set Thursday at Studio Bob

Santa Lucia, Santa Claus and Krampus will be guest models for December’s Drink & Draw event at Studio Bob on Thursday. This… Continue reading

Law enforcement: Sleeping smoker cause of house fire

A man who fell asleep while smoking was determined to be the cause of a Saturday afternoon fire at an abandoned house… Continue reading

Peninsula College students’ original plays to be read Wednesday

The Peninsula College film and digital media department will host the “Showcase of Staged Readings” featuring original plays by Peninsula College students.… Continue reading

Peninsula College to host ‘Cascadian Zen’ anthology event

Peninsula College’s Studium Generale and the Foothills Writers Series will host a literary event Thursday to celebrate the release of “Cascadian Zen,”… Continue reading

Washington state ferries are docked on the north end of Vashon Island on Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Three state ferries projects get federal funding

Washington State Ferries will receive three grants from the Federal Transit Administration totaling $11.6 million. The Biden administration will issue $220 million in… Continue reading

Washington state ferries are docked on the north end of Vashon Island on Feb. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Tribal storytelling event to take place virtually

Quinault Storyteller Harvest Moon and Quileute Elder Sharon Pullen will share stories from their tribal heritage and traditions on Wednesday. The event… Continue reading

Dylan Kinney, 4, is introduced to Santa by her gran Debbie Hinton, both from Port Townsend, as Santa greeted kids on Saturday in downtown Port Townsend. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

Holiday greetings

Dylan Kinney, 4, is introduced to Santa by her gran Debbie Hinton, both from Port Townsend, as Santa greeted kids on Saturday in downtown Port… Continue reading

Dylan Kinney, 4, is introduced to Santa by her gran Debbie Hinton, both from Port Townsend, as Santa greeted kids on Saturday in downtown Port Townsend. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)
Port Angeles firefighter Ryan Gosling, left, and Samantha Harik work to extinguish a blaze at an unoccupied house at 1338 W. Lauridsen Blvd. on the edge of Port Angeles on Saturday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Port Angeles firefighter Ryan Gosling, left, and Samantha Harik work to extinguish a blaze at an unoccupied house at 1338 W. Lauridsen Blvd. on the edge of Port Angeles on Saturday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)