Clallam County

Twinkle Lights Parade, Festival of Trees offered in Forks

After a two-year break, Soroptimist International of the Olympic Rain Forest’s annual Festival of Trees is back live and in person this weekend,… Continue reading

Photo by Dow Lambert / Shirley Anderson and Ken Wiersema lead the next Backyard Birding series, hosted by the Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society, on Saturday. Pictured here are Roufus hummingbirds on a feeder.

Backyard Birding to spotlight ‘The Inside Story’

After a long hiatus because of COVID concerns and building construction, Backyard Birding programs hosted by the Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society (OPAS) are… Continue reading

Photo by Dow Lambert / Shirley Anderson and Ken Wiersema lead the next Backyard Birding series, hosted by the Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society, on Saturday. Pictured here are Roufus hummingbirds on a feeder.
Ballet Workshop members, from left, Courtney Smith, 18, Amelia Brown, 15, and Daphne Oakes, 14, all of Port Angeles, will be part of the troupe’s seasonal presentation of “The Nutcracker.” (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

‘The Nutcracker’ returns with a young cast and guest performers

Nearly 100 Ballet Workshop students to dance

Ballet Workshop members, from left, Courtney Smith, 18, Amelia Brown, 15, and Daphne Oakes, 14, all of Port Angeles, will be part of the troupe’s seasonal presentation of “The Nutcracker.” (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Children’s ornaments on display at Sequim Civic Center

A holiday tree-lighting ceremony and open house are planned at the Sequim Civic Center on Friday. The ceremony and open house put on… Continue reading

Coast Guard medevacs woman from Forks to Canada

The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 42-year-old woman in critical condition from Forks to Canada early Wednesday morning. At 8 p.m. Tuesday, watchstanders… Continue reading

Juan de Fuca Harmony poses for a photograph in 2021.

First Friday Art Walk set for Sequim

A new, blended singing group will sing Christmas songs and carols around downtown Sequim during the First Friday Art Walk. Juan de Fuca… Continue reading

Juan de Fuca Harmony poses for a photograph in 2021.

Holiday bazaars, activities set this weekend

The Carlsborg Family Church Living Nativity will present shows at 4 p.m., 5… Continue reading

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U.S. Coast Guard and law enforcement chase boats follow the ferry MV Coho during an armed passenger drill on Tuesday near the mouth of Port Angeles Harbor.

MV Coho part of drill

Two 45-foot response boats and a 29-foot response boat from U.S. Coast Guard Station Port Angeles, plus local law enforcement, performed “touch and go” exercises… Continue reading

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U.S. Coast Guard and law enforcement chase boats follow the ferry MV Coho during an armed passenger drill on Tuesday near the mouth of Port Angeles Harbor.

OTA presents Best Christmas Pageant Ever

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever will take the stage at Olympic Theatre Arts beginning today. Today’s performance will be a pay-as-you-will show at… Continue reading

Very Short Play Festival set for Friday

Students in Peninsula College’s Intro to Theatre class will share their original 10-minute-or-less plays with the public when the “Very Short Play… Continue reading

Dan Huff.
Dan Huff.
Shahida Shahrir Mellon

Tobacco and HIV topic of Thursday lecture

Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death and disease worldwide and is extremely harmful for people living with HIV, according… Continue reading

Shahida Shahrir Mellon
Port Angeles High School freshman Zoey Van Gordon is one of 12 players on the new girls bowling team that began competing this month under coach Becky Gunderson. Athletic director Dwayne Johnson said the school added bowling to its sports calendar to help improve girls’ athletic participation, which has been in decline. The team practices at Laurel Lanes. (Paula Hunt/Peninsula Daily News)

Bowling team aims to get girls involved in athletics

Port Angeles joins Sequim in Olympic League competition

Port Angeles High School freshman Zoey Van Gordon is one of 12 players on the new girls bowling team that began competing this month under coach Becky Gunderson. Athletic director Dwayne Johnson said the school added bowling to its sports calendar to help improve girls’ athletic participation, which has been in decline. The team practices at Laurel Lanes. (Paula Hunt/Peninsula Daily News)
Bruce Emery.
Bruce Emery.
Clallam County Fire District 4 firefighters responded to a barn fire on Saturday. (Roger Mosley)
Clallam County Fire District 4 firefighters responded to a barn fire on Saturday. (Roger Mosley)
A Christmas tree titled “Santa’s Magic Key” stands tall at the 32nd annual Festival of Trees at Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles on Friday after it fetched the highest bid during Friday night’s gala auction benefiting the Olympic Medical Center Foundation. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Festival of Trees gathers donations for hospital

Welcoming ceremony added to this year’s events

A Christmas tree titled “Santa’s Magic Key” stands tall at the 32nd annual Festival of Trees at Vern Burton Community Center in Port Angeles on Friday after it fetched the highest bid during Friday night’s gala auction benefiting the Olympic Medical Center Foundation. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
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Finley Loveless, 3, of Sequim spends some quality time with Santa Claus (Stephen Rosales) at the Hometown Holidays event Saturday afternoon in downtown Sequim. Along with photos with Santa and the royalty, other festivities included live music, a tree-lighting ceremony, Sequim Museum & Arts’ Tractor Parade and more.

Holidays welcomed on the Peninsula

Finley Loveless, 3, of Sequim spends some quality time with Santa Claus (Stephen Rosales) at the Hometown Holidays event Saturday afternoon in downtown Sequim. Along… Continue reading

Michael Dashiell / Olympic Peninsula News Group
Finley Loveless, 3, of Sequim spends some quality time with Santa Claus (Stephen Rosales) at the Hometown Holidays event Saturday afternoon in downtown Sequim. Along with photos with Santa and the royalty, other festivities included live music, a tree-lighting ceremony, Sequim Museum & Arts’ Tractor Parade and more.