Clallam County

A GROWING CONCERN: Start off on the right foot with garden chores

JANUARY JUST KEEPS marching on. I realize I’ve been a little neglectful in not giving the annual January to-do-list, and that is just not right.… Continue reading

Rep. Steve Tharinger

Economy one priority for district lawmakers

Capitol security fortified before Monday’s start of session

Rep. Steve Tharinger

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Virtual meeting at 11 a.m. Wednesday. For information email [email protected] • Forks Chamber of Commerce — Virtual… Continue reading

Fund never closes: How to donate, apply

Although the 32nd Peninsula Home Fund campaign for 2020 ended Dec. 31, the fund never closes. It can accept donations all year long. Donations provide… Continue reading

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Apryle Schondelmeyer and her daughter Lyllian Moore were killed in a traffic collision near Sequim on Dec. 26. Fundraising campaigns have been set up to help Schondelmeyer's family cover expenses.  Contributed by Hallie Thomas
Apryle Schondelmeyer and her daughter Lyllian Moore were killed in a traffic collision near Sequim on Dec. 26. Fundraising campaigns have been set up to help Schondelmeyer's family cover expenses.  Contributed by Hallie Thomas

New party officers set in Clallam County

The Clallam County Democratic Party elected new officers during a recent biennial reorganization meeting. The executive committee is now composed of Jennie… Continue reading

Three Percent of Washington cancels Capitol occupation

Tight security measures were warranted for the state Legislature’s first and only day of in-person proceedings Monday in large part because of a… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: Council considers District Commission

Peninsula Daily News Clallam County commissioners will discuss the appointment of a Districting Commission on Monday. The virtual meeting can be viewed at www.clallam.net/features/meetings.html. To… Continue reading

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Clallam County Elections Supervisor Susan Johnson leafs through a stack of test ballots during a logic and accuracy test of the county's two ballot scanners on Wednesday at the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles. The test, performed before every election, showed that the scanners came up with the expected results and passed certification.

Ballot accuracy test in Clallam County

Clallam County Elections Supervisor Susan Johnson leafs through a stack of test ballots during a logic and accuracy test of the county’s two ballot scanners… Continue reading

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Clallam County Elections Supervisor Susan Johnson leafs through a stack of test ballots during a logic and accuracy test of the county's two ballot scanners on Wednesday at the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles. The test, performed before every election, showed that the scanners came up with the expected results and passed certification.

Clallam County juvenile inmates on track to get cheaper phone service

Clallam County has found a vendor to provide low-cost phone calls for juvenile inmates. The three commissioners reviewed Monday a proposed agreement… Continue reading

Conservation common thread for new members of Washington State Fish and Wildlife Commission

AFTER SPEAKING WITH Port Townsend’s Lorna Smith, one of Gov. Jay Inslee’s recent appointees to the state Fish and Wildlife Commission, and researching the background… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: Answering the call inside of everyone

IN JANUARY, JEWS begin reading the book of Exodus again, which tells of the dramatic birth of the Jewish people. So much is packed into… Continue reading

Photos of the first 16 weeks of pandemic lockdown in Port Angeles  will be the topic of a lecture by photographer Amy McIntyre, executive director of the North Olympic History Center. (Amy McIntyre/ North Olympic History Center)

North Olympic History Center to present free lecture series

The North Olympic History Center, formerly the Clallam County Historical Society, will present North Olympic Voices, a monthly arts and lecture series… Continue reading

Photos of the first 16 weeks of pandemic lockdown in Port Angeles  will be the topic of a lecture by photographer Amy McIntyre, executive director of the North Olympic History Center. (Amy McIntyre/ North Olympic History Center)
Clallam County public libraries have expanded curbside service hours.

North Olympic Library System to expand curbside service hours

Public libraries in Port Angeles, Sequim, Forks and Clallam Bay have expanded curbside service hours. The North Olympic Library System (NOLS), which… Continue reading

Clallam County public libraries have expanded curbside service hours.

PREPS: WIAA revises prep sport seasons, fall sports on deck

Fall sports would be the first to return under an amended prep sports schedule announced by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association that… Continue reading

Washington State health officials lay out next steps for COVID-19 vaccines

Everyone over 70 years old and anyone over 50 who lives in a multigenerational household will be the next priorities for COVID-19 vaccines… Continue reading

Washington State Patrol seeking applicants

The Washington State Patrol has announced that they plan to hire 60 trooper cadets and 24 commercial vehicle enforcement officers for the July… Continue reading

Pedestrian remains in critical condition after being struck by vehicle

A pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle Tuesday night on U.S. Highway 101 east of Port Angeles remained in critical condition… Continue reading