Clallam County

Climate change discussion set Thursday

A discussion on Native leadership in climate change awareness and mitigation is planned at 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Representatives of the state Natural… Continue reading

Comment on proposed waiver for Makah whaling deadline looms

Written public comment is due by Oct. 19 on an administrative law judge’s recommendation that the Makah Tribe be given a waiver of… Continue reading

COVID-19 cases remain at plateau on Peninsula

Case rates on the North Olympic Peninsula are staying at a plateau, primarily upheld by continued widespread transmission on the West End in Clallam County… Continue reading

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Larry and Kathi Hayden of Port Angeles enjoy crab dinners on Friday at the Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival in Port Angeles.

CrabFest draws crowds in Port Angeles

Today wraps up community celebration

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Larry and Kathi Hayden of Port Angeles enjoy crab dinners on Friday at the Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival in Port Angeles.

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Virtual meeting 7:30 a.m. Tuesday via Zoom. This week has a candidate forum between LaTrisha Suggs and Adam Garcia… Continue reading

From left, Jennifer Pelikan, Sue Shane, Jessica Mishler, and Linda Offutt are shown Saturday morning at the Forks Timber Museum demonstrating Spinning, knitting and sewing.  Photo by Lonnie Archibald.

Hickory Shirt-Heritage Days continues today

Hickory Shirt-Heritage Days will continue today at the Forks Timber Museum. Because of COVID-19 safety measures, most of this year’s annual celebration of… Continue reading

From left, Jennifer Pelikan, Sue Shane, Jessica Mishler, and Linda Offutt are shown Saturday morning at the Forks Timber Museum demonstrating Spinning, knitting and sewing.  Photo by Lonnie Archibald.
Photo by Karen Griffiths

Cutline; To promote healing caused by an injury Dayna  Killam performs pulsed electromagnetic field therapy on Nova, a horse owned by Lori Colson George during an Olympic Peninsula Equine Network fundraising event held at Layton Hill Horse Camp in Sequim.

HORSEPLAY: Alternative therapy can help equine friends

IN A SPLIT second, my life was changed forever, and not in a good way, after a table saw accident in 2010 rendered the index… Continue reading

Photo by Karen Griffiths

Cutline; To promote healing caused by an injury Dayna  Killam performs pulsed electromagnetic field therapy on Nova, a horse owned by Lori Colson George during an Olympic Peninsula Equine Network fundraising event held at Layton Hill Horse Camp in Sequim.
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Poet and Port Angeles Public Library staff member K’Ehleyr McNulty has organized an Indigenous Peoples’ Day Poetry Slam, scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday via Zoom.

Indigenous writers compete in poetry slam

A variety of indigenous writers from across the North Olympic Peninsula will partake in a public poetry slam — available free online… Continue reading

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Poet and Port Angeles Public Library staff member K’Ehleyr McNulty has organized an Indigenous Peoples’ Day Poetry Slam, scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday via Zoom.
Hannah Nelson plans toi attempt to cross the Strait of Juan de Fuca on a paddleboard today.

Port Angeles woman to attempt paddleboard Strait crossing

Effort to raise funds for domestic violence survivors

Hannah Nelson plans toi attempt to cross the Strait of Juan de Fuca on a paddleboard today.

School districts losing little staff to mandate

Most vaccinated in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Todd Ortloff Show guests this week

Here is this week’s schedule for the 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Todd Ortloff Show on KONP 1450 am, 101.7 fm in… Continue reading

Film about disappearing island to be screened

Three screenings of “Island Road,” a film about an indigenous community confronted with the disappearance of their home, are scheduled next week… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: County reviews proposed 2022 budget

The three Clallam County commissioners will discuss the recommended 2022 budget in their weekly work session Monday/weekly business meeting Tuesday. The meeting can be viewed… Continue reading

Captain Joseph House gala reservations accepted now

Reservations for the Captain Joseph House Foundation’s Gala Dinner and Live Auction Fundraiser on Oct. 15 are being accepted through Sunday. The dinner,… Continue reading

Chez Jazz to perform (Mug) 

Sarah Shea and Chez Jazz will perform two free concerts this weekend. 

The will perform from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday in the barn at Finnriver Farm and Cidery, 124 Center Road, Chimacum. 

The group will also be on stage at 3 p.m. Sunday at CrabFest in downtown Port Angeles. 

The group performs jazz classics from the American song book.

Chez jazz to perform twice this weekend

Chez Jazz with Sarah Shea will perform two free concerts this weekend. They will perform from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday in the barn… Continue reading

Chez Jazz to perform (Mug) 

Sarah Shea and Chez Jazz will perform two free concerts this weekend. 

The will perform from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday in the barn at Finnriver Farm and Cidery, 124 Center Road, Chimacum. 

The group will also be on stage at 3 p.m. Sunday at CrabFest in downtown Port Angeles. 

The group performs jazz classics from the American song book.
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Clallam County Genealogical Society lecture online

Michael Brophy will present “The Orphan Train Movement: History, Genealogy, Legacy” at 10 a.m. Saturday. Brophy will speak over Zoom; the presentation… Continue reading

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The duo of beatbox-juggling keynote speaker Bronkar Lee, left, and tap dancer-percussionist Aaron Williams -- known as Collision of Rhythm -- will take the Port Angeles High School Performing Arts Center stage Sunday. photo courtesy Collision of Rhythm

Collision of Rhythm arrives Sunday

Pursue Bronkar Lee and Aaron Williams for an interview about the thing they call Collision of Rhythm, and they don’t play like… Continue reading

The duo of beatbox-juggling keynote speaker Bronkar Lee, left, and tap dancer-percussionist Aaron Williams -- known as Collision of Rhythm -- will take the Port Angeles High School Performing Arts Center stage Sunday. photo courtesy Collision of Rhythm
Black and white images from across and beyond the region, including this photo by Richard Kohler, are in the limelight this weekend at Studio Bob in Port Angeles. photo by Richard Kohler

Crab dinners, art, music among weekend’s activities

While the Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival is the blockbuster on the Port Angeles waterfront, this weekend also brings more intimate art, music and theater… Continue reading

Black and white images from across and beyond the region, including this photo by Richard Kohler, are in the limelight this weekend at Studio Bob in Port Angeles. photo by Richard Kohler
Hank the hound gives Joy Brown a kiss from the agility equipment that she and her husband Cliff Brown built at WAG in Sequim. Vice President Deb Bemm stands behind Franco the hound. Both young dogs need lots of exercise, Brown and Bemm said. They have a dedicated dog walker as well as other volunteers who play and exercise them. (Emily Matthiessen/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Hank the hound gives Joy Brown a kiss from the agility equipment that she and her husband Cliff Brown built at WAG in Sequim. Vice President Deb Bemm stands behind Franco the hound. Both young dogs need lots of exercise, Brown and Bemm said. They have a dedicated dog walker as well as other volunteers who play and exercise them. (Emily Matthiessen/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
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Quinton Chastain of Olympia carries an insulated barrel on Thursday while setting up an outdoor kitchen for this weekend's Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival near the Port Angeles waterfront. The three-day festival begins today

Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival begins near Port Angeles waterfront

Quinton Chastain of Olympia carries an insulated barrel on Thursday while setting up an outdoor kitchen for this weekend’s Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival near… Continue reading

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Quinton Chastain of Olympia carries an insulated barrel on Thursday while setting up an outdoor kitchen for this weekend's Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival near the Port Angeles waterfront. The three-day festival begins today