Clallam County

Firefighters respond to an early morning fire at Olympic Ambulance early Tuesday. (Clallam County Fire District 3)

Early morning Sequim fire destroys ambulances, structure

Damage estimated as likely to exceed $500,000; none hurt

Firefighters respond to an early morning fire at Olympic Ambulance early Tuesday. (Clallam County Fire District 3)

Clallam County primary ballots to be mailed Wednesday

Nine races set, four for Port Angeles City Council

Free radio forum to spotlight types of COVID-19 vaccines

Vivian Brown from Walgreens Pharmacy will present “The COVID-19 Vaccine,” a free WOW! Working on Wellness radio forum from 2 p.m. to 3… Continue reading

Kate Dexter.

Housing tops Port Angeles City Council forum topics

Two Port Angeles City Council candidates in each of two races had the primary election forum stage to themselves last week to… Continue reading

Kate Dexter.
Holly Hughes, editor of “The Madrona Project: Voices from the Heart of Cascadia,” visited Port Townsend’s Chetzemoka Park on Monday. She’s organized two in-person readings from the book in Chimacum and Sequim this month. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

New book gathers writers, artists from Northwest

Women contribute poems, images for ‘Madrona Project’

Holly Hughes, editor of “The Madrona Project: Voices from the Heart of Cascadia,” visited Port Townsend’s Chetzemoka Park on Monday. She’s organized two in-person readings from the book in Chimacum and Sequim this month. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)

Olympic Medical Center hiring; job fairs scheduled in Port Angeles, Sequim

Olympic Medical Center is hosting job fairs in Port Angeles and Sequim. Nearly 200 jobs are available. A variety of professional, skilled and entry-level positions… Continue reading

Port Angeles resident graduates from Coastal Carolina University

Jacklyn Jung of Port Angeles graduated from Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C., during a May 7 ceremony. Jung earned a Bachelor… Continue reading

Soroptimist International of Sequim accepting scholarship applications

Soroptimist International of Sequim is accepting applications for its Continuing Education Scholarship. The organization plans to award two $2,000 scholarships for the 2021-22… Continue reading

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor.

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer previews legislation

Block-grant program would be for 10 years

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor.
John Lorentzen visits with graduating senior Delaney Nucci after the Sequim High School 2021 graduation ceremony. (Photo courtesy of Nucci family)

Choir teacher heading to Port Angeles

After a decade in Sequim, Lorentzen back at alma mater

John Lorentzen visits with graduating senior Delaney Nucci after the Sequim High School 2021 graduation ceremony. (Photo courtesy of Nucci family)

Sequim School Board OKs administrators’ pay raises

Several Sequim School District administrators are getting pay bumps after the district’s school board approved salary increases. Board directors on June 21 unanimously… Continue reading

Jena Stamper.
Jena Stamper.

A GROWING CONCERN: Turn up the flower power

LAST WEEK’S FIREWORKS should have bedazzled us with their colorful displays. It is already July, our independence from spring is history and gardens are leaping… Continue reading

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Vintage cars stand on display at Friday night's Ruddell Cruise In at Ruddell Auto Plaze in Port Angeles.

Classic auto event returns to Peninsula

Vintage cars poured into Port Angeles Friday for the 25th edition of the Ruddell Cruise In. The Cruise In, which had to skip a year… Continue reading

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Vintage cars stand on display at Friday night's Ruddell Cruise In at Ruddell Auto Plaze in Port Angeles.

Emergency approval intensive process, health officers say

The lack of full approval by the Food and Drug Administration of vaccines available against COVID-19 not a reason to avoid getting… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

In-person meeting Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 Del Guzzi Drive (off U.S. Highway 101). This week… Continue reading

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Volunteers put the finishing touches on a treehouse play structure on Saturday at the Generation II Dream Playground in Port Angeles.
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Volunteers put the finishing touches on a treehouse play structure on Saturday at the Generation II Dream Playground in Port Angeles.

Free outdoor concerts set in Sequim, Port Angeles this week

Free outdoor concerts are planned this week in Port Angeles and Sequim. Port Townsend’s free weekly Concerts on the Dock will begin Aug. 5. The… Continue reading