Clallam County

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Curtis Welcker of Freshwater Bay and Amy Joy Sedberry of Port Angeles walk along the tidal flats at Freshwater Bay County Park west of Port Angeles during Wednesday's lowest tide of the year at minus 2.62. Daily minus tides are predicted for most locations in Northwest Washington through the weekend

Lowest tide of year at Freshwater Bay

Curtis Welcker of Freshwater Bay and Amy Joy Sedberry of Port Angeles walk along the tidal flats at Freshwater Bay County Park west of Port… Continue reading

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Curtis Welcker of Freshwater Bay and Amy Joy Sedberry of Port Angeles walk along the tidal flats at Freshwater Bay County Park west of Port Angeles during Wednesday's lowest tide of the year at minus 2.62. Daily minus tides are predicted for most locations in Northwest Washington through the weekend

Police cruiser hit in Sequim, authorities say

A Sequim police cruiser was struck in a roundabout by a teen later booked in Clallam County jail on suspicion of DUI, according… Continue reading

Race to Alaska competitors back in race on Wednesday

Start of next stage at noon today

Representatives with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory say they look to have its Richland and Sequim labs be among the first federal facilities in the nation to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Representatives with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory say they look to have its Richland and Sequim labs be among the first federal facilities in the nation to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Special Olympian Deedra Hunter of Port Angeles takes a turn carrying the torch accompanied by fellow Olympian Bonny Ann Cates, left, and Chief Criminal Deputy Brian King of the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office during Wednesday’s Law Enforcement Torch Run along a section of the Waterfront Trail in Port Angeles. The relay, which included representatives from the sheriff’s offices in Clallam and Jefferson counties, Port Angeles and Sequim police, tribal police from Lower Elwha Klallam and Jamestown S’Klallam, State Patrol, Quilcene firefighters, U.S. Border Patrol, state parks personnel and Olympic National Park rangers, as well as several Special Olympians, followed a route from the west side of Port Angeles at 7 a.m. to the Hood Canal Bridge to about 5 p.m. in support of Special Olympics, which provides sports training and athletic competition for individuals with disabilities. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Special Olympics torch run

Special Olympian Deedra Hunter of Port Angeles takes a turn carrying the torch accompanied by fellow Olympian Bonny Ann Cates, left, and Chief Criminal Deputy… Continue reading

Special Olympian Deedra Hunter of Port Angeles takes a turn carrying the torch accompanied by fellow Olympian Bonny Ann Cates, left, and Chief Criminal Deputy Brian King of the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office during Wednesday’s Law Enforcement Torch Run along a section of the Waterfront Trail in Port Angeles. The relay, which included representatives from the sheriff’s offices in Clallam and Jefferson counties, Port Angeles and Sequim police, tribal police from Lower Elwha Klallam and Jamestown S’Klallam, State Patrol, Quilcene firefighters, U.S. Border Patrol, state parks personnel and Olympic National Park rangers, as well as several Special Olympians, followed a route from the west side of Port Angeles at 7 a.m. to the Hood Canal Bridge to about 5 p.m. in support of Special Olympics, which provides sports training and athletic competition for individuals with disabilities. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Acrobatic performances set for weekend

Sequim Acrobatics will present “Through the Looking Glass” at 7 p.m. Friday and again at 5 p.m. Saturday. Both performances are in the… Continue reading

Annual shearing seeks volunteers

Olympic Peninsula Alpaca Llama Rescue will conduct its fourth alpaca and llama shearing from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from… Continue reading

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Architect newest member of Olympic Medical Commission

Appointee filling unexpired term of late commissioner

Philip Giuntoli.
Jeanette Stehr-Green

Berry growth lecture planned for Saturday

Jeanette Stehr-Green will present “Growing Raspberries and Blackberries in the Home Garden” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The lecture is part of the Clallam… Continue reading

Jeanette Stehr-Green

Law enforcement to run with Special Olympic torch

Law enforcement agencies from both Clallam and Jefferson counties will carry the Special Olympics Torch across the North Olympic Peninsula in support of Special Olympics… Continue reading

Medicare change to be discussed Wednesday

Online presentations tonight will deal with the upcoming Medicare Accountable Care Organization Realizing Equity program. The Medicare ACO REACH program,which will come… Continue reading

OTA holds auditions for ‘The Hobbit’

Olympic Theatre Arts has set auditions for The Hobbit for today and Saturday. The auditions will be at 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: A short history of extinction

FOR SOME, THE new year begins in January. Out on our rivers, the new year begins now with the warming temperatures and the emergence of… Continue reading

Port Angeles book sale scheduled

The Port Angeles Friends of the Library will host a Bag of Books sale from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday and… Continue reading

Sequim Sunrise Rotary raises $25k for Ukraine

Sequim Sunrise Rotary has raised $25,000 for ShelterBox relief in Ukraine. The club also raised more than $23,000 to support its local service… Continue reading

Four competitors in the first stage of the Race to Alaska were rescued Monday by the U.S. Coast Guard and a support vessel when their boats became disabled in 10-foot-high waves and gale force winds on the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The 750-mile adventure race that begins in Port Townsend and ends in Ketchikan, Alaska, does not allow engines and prohibits drops of food and supplies to competitors. The mast on Team Narwhal’s 32-foot trimaran snapped and the vessel was towed to shore. (Liv von Oelreich)

Stormy seas challenge contenders in Strait

Four rescued, others take refuge; Seattle team wins first stage

Four competitors in the first stage of the Race to Alaska were rescued Monday by the U.S. Coast Guard and a support vessel when their boats became disabled in 10-foot-high waves and gale force winds on the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The 750-mile adventure race that begins in Port Townsend and ends in Ketchikan, Alaska, does not allow engines and prohibits drops of food and supplies to competitors. The mast on Team Narwhal’s 32-foot trimaran snapped and the vessel was towed to shore. (Liv von Oelreich)

YMCA to build facility for childcare

Clallam County asked to provide ARPA funds

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Raising their late father’s U.S. Flag over the Captain Joseph House on Memorial Day are Walter Johnson, left, and Norris Johnson, right.
David Logan/for Peninsula Daily News 

Raising their late father’s U.S. Flag over the Captain Joseph House on Memorial Day are Walter Johnson, left, and Norris Johnson, right.
Pictured, from left to right are Sarah “Kat” Woodward, Stephanie McFadden, John James, Carlyne Littlejohn, Erica Rudesill, Stephanie Sullivan and Tyrone Beatty

Healthy Families donation in Clallam County

1st Security Bank recently donated $2,500 to Healthy Families of Clallam County. Healthy Families assists victims of domestic violence or sexual assault to rebuild their… Continue reading

Pictured, from left to right are Sarah “Kat” Woodward, Stephanie McFadden, John James, Carlyne Littlejohn, Erica Rudesill, Stephanie Sullivan and Tyrone Beatty
Patti Winnop-Colwell, a longtime Sequim Food Bank volunteer, helps a visitor pick out some items from the facility's drive-through on June 3. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Sequim Food Bank seeing demand

New storage facility in preliminary planning

Patti Winnop-Colwell, a longtime Sequim Food Bank volunteer, helps a visitor pick out some items from the facility's drive-through on June 3. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)