Clallam County

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The Dream Playground at Erickson Playfield in Port Angeles, shown Wednesday, is slated for replacement with more modern playground equipment.

Dream Playground upgrade coming in June

Generation II brings feedback elements from kids in school

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The Dream Playground at Erickson Playfield in Port Angeles, shown Wednesday, is slated for replacement with more modern playground equipment.

Free grief support group offered by VHOCC

Pre-registration is required for in-person event

NOLS holds online author talk; registration required

Angela Dominguez to discuss her career as writer, illustrator

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Formal ceremonies to officially light the downtown Port Angeles Christmas tree, shown in this 2019 file photo, could be scrapped in 2020 due to the threat of COVID-19. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Holiday tree lightings still being planned

Peninsula towns modifying events without crowds

Formal ceremonies to officially light the downtown Port Angeles Christmas tree, shown in this 2019 file photo, could be scrapped in 2020 due to the threat of COVID-19. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
This photo from Amy McIntyre's “Pandemic Sundays” series has been chosen by the Library of Congress for its “COVID-19: American Experiences” gallery. “What school will look like in the fall is up in the air,” she wrote last June. (Amy McIntyre)

Peninsula artist selected for ‘American Experiences’ gallery

Library of Congress chooses photo for permanent collection

This photo from Amy McIntyre's “Pandemic Sundays” series has been chosen by the Library of Congress for its “COVID-19: American Experiences” gallery. “What school will look like in the fall is up in the air,” she wrote last June. (Amy McIntyre)

First teacher meeting set for Monday

Powell Jones will discuss the lives of owls

State health officials may discuss reopening phases

Clallam, Jefferson counties have been in Phase 2 since mid-July

When a footbridge over Lonesome Creek, located on the popular West End’s LaPush Beach Trail, needing replacing, three organizations collaborated on it. Quileute Tribal Council provided materials, including 30-foot-long steel I-beams for the bridge stringers, the Olympic National Park provided the drawings and oversight of the project and Back Country Horsemen Mt Olympus Chapter members provided volunteers to remove the old bridge and replace it with materials that will last many years. From left, Mt. Olympus volunteers Mike McCracken, Larry Baysinger, Rich James and Ray Sutherland (orange hat). Representing the Quileute Tribal Council are, from left, and Tom Jackson, Doug Woodruff,  Skylar Foster and Tony Foster. (Sherry Baysinger)

HORSEPLAY: Roadblocks in volunteer trail work

Wildfire impact on the National Forest Service budget

When a footbridge over Lonesome Creek, located on the popular West End’s LaPush Beach Trail, needing replacing, three organizations collaborated on it. Quileute Tribal Council provided materials, including 30-foot-long steel I-beams for the bridge stringers, the Olympic National Park provided the drawings and oversight of the project and Back Country Horsemen Mt Olympus Chapter members provided volunteers to remove the old bridge and replace it with materials that will last many years. From left, Mt. Olympus volunteers Mike McCracken, Larry Baysinger, Rich James and Ray Sutherland (orange hat). Representing the Quileute Tribal Council are, from left, and Tom Jackson, Doug Woodruff,  Skylar Foster and Tony Foster. (Sherry Baysinger)
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A sign over the delivery slot warns drive-up voters that one of two official ballot boxes drop-off boxes in front of the Clallam County Courhouse was filled to the top on Saturday.

Ballot boxes fill quickly in Clallam County

A sign over the delivery slot warns drive-up voters that one of two official ballot drop-off boxes in front of the Clallam County Courthouse was… Continue reading

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A sign over the delivery slot warns drive-up voters that one of two official ballot boxes drop-off boxes in front of the Clallam County Courhouse was filled to the top on Saturday.

A GROWING CONCERN: Overwinter for a beautiful spring

TODAY WE ARE already past mid-October, in fact we are now at the beginning of mid-fall. We all can see how early it is getting… Continue reading

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Clallam reports four new virus cases; Jefferson none

Clallam County has reported four new COVID-19 cases, while Jefferson County did not have any new cases but was investigating a case… Continue reading

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Trash and debris lines an alley behind the 100 block of East Fifth Street behind the Lincoln Street Safeway store in Port Angeles on Friday.

Judge versus city: Battle looms

Alley mess pact may bridge dispute

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Trash and debris lines an alley behind the 100 block of East Fifth Street behind the Lincoln Street Safeway store in Port Angeles on Friday.

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK: Prescribed burns planned for debris piles beginning Monday

Prescribed burns of woody debris piles are planned to begin Monday in the Sol Duc, Elwha, Hoh and… Continue reading

Police say baby’s death likely accidental

Coroner’s office investigating

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Marchers celebrating the legacy of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg make their way up Lincoln Street to the Clallam County Courthouse after a procession through downtown Port Angeles on Saturday. A crowd of nearly 300 people took part in the demonstration, which also served as a protest of the policies of President Donald Trump..

Women’s march Port Angeles

Marchers celebrating the legacy of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg make their way up Lincoln Street to the Clallam County Courthouse after… Continue reading

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Marchers celebrating the legacy of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg make their way up Lincoln Street to the Clallam County Courthouse after a procession through downtown Port Angeles on Saturday. A crowd of nearly 300 people took part in the demonstration, which also served as a protest of the policies of President Donald Trump..

Delays expected near Kalaloch this week

Girder deliveries for U.S. Highway 101 at Steamboat Creek near Kalaloch will require brief highway closures between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesday… Continue reading