Clallam County

Weekly flight operations scheduled

There will be field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Complex this week. There will be… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Start planning now for big yard energy

I sure did. As you will recall, I promised (resolved) to write more articles… Continue reading

John McNutt

BACK WHEN: How did Lake Farm Road get its name?

WHEN YOU ARE traveling east of Port Angeles, you’ve likely seen the street sign for Lake Farm Road. How did that road get that name?… Continue reading

John McNutt

Co-op meet postponed for pandemic

The 86th annual meeting of The Co-op Farm and Garden has been postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Protecting the health, safety and… Continue reading

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Residents of the Panorama Manor Apartments in Port Angeles wait outside the building after fire broke out in one of the units on Friday afternoon.

Fire damages Port Angeles apartment

PORT ANGELES - Fire heavily damaged a unit at Panorama Manor apartments in Port Angeles on New Year’s Day. No one was injured in the… Continue reading

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Residents of the Panorama Manor Apartments in Port Angeles wait outside the building after fire broke out in one of the units on Friday afternoon.
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First Native National Poet Laureate to read in Port Angeles

Joy Harjo, National Poet Laureate, author and musician, will read poetry and join in conversation with students from the First Nations Club… Continue reading

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Polar Bear participants emerege from the chilly water of Port Angeles Harbor during Friday's New Years Day plunge at Hollywood Beach.  Although there was no organized event this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, many people showed up anyway to run to take part in the annual ritual.

Freezing water? What’s that?

Polar bear swim trumps cold, sewage

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Polar Bear participants emerege from the chilly water of Port Angeles Harbor during Friday's New Years Day plunge at Hollywood Beach.  Although there was no organized event this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, many people showed up anyway to run to take part in the annual ritual.
Lou Quevedo and Ann Carlson chose the Olympic Mountains as the backdrop for their October wedding.
Lou Quevedo and Ann Carlson chose the Olympic Mountains as the backdrop for their October wedding.
Portions of Seventh Avenue, including the 900 block of South Seventh Avenue, saw flooding from heavy rains, blocked storm drains and/or flooded stormwater ponds on Dec. 21. Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Sequim experiences flooding

Portions of Sequim, including Seventh Avenue, experienced flooding like many areas in the region during a intense rainstorm Dec. 21. The water has… Continue reading

Portions of Seventh Avenue, including the 900 block of South Seventh Avenue, saw flooding from heavy rains, blocked storm drains and/or flooded stormwater ponds on Dec. 21. Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County to conduct orientation sessions

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County will conduct both an online orientation session and an in-person session for potential volunteers this week. The online session will… Continue reading

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Kaitlyn Loghry of Forks looks at her son, Ethan Scott Loghry, at Olympic Medical Center. The baby is named for his father, Scott Loghry, and grandfather.

First baby of year born on Peninsula

A Forks family’s baby boy is apparently the first child born in a hospital in 2021 on the North Olympic Peninsula. Ethan… Continue reading

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Kaitlyn Loghry of Forks looks at her son, Ethan Scott Loghry, at Olympic Medical Center. The baby is named for his father, Scott Loghry, and grandfather.

EYE ON CLALLAM: County commissioners to reorganize

Peninsula Daily News The three Clallam County commissioners will elect a chair and vice chair at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The virtual meeting can be viewed… Continue reading

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Sixteen new cases reported since Thursday night on Peninsula

Sixteen new COVID-19 cases have been reported on the North Olympic Peninsula since Thursday night as local health officials wait to see… Continue reading

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Carlsborg youth keeps holiday project going amid pandemic

River Jensen compiles toiletries for those in need

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Former Clallam Bay corrections officer dies from COVID-19 complications

A corrections officer who once worked at Clallam Bay Correctional Center has died of complications of COVID-19, the state Department of Corrections announced.… Continue reading

Holiday murders grief remains fresh

Every holiday season, two horrific anniversaries separated by seven days awaken painful memories for two sets of Clallam County families and friends. Those close to… Continue reading

Logan Laxson and Mia Underwood move their Sequim Acrobatics rehearsals outdoors, using the Dungeness Railroad Bridge as a stage for a Dec. 19 photo shoot. Submitted photo

Holiday performance on pause

After delays, Sequim Acrobatics team looks to perform in January

Logan Laxson and Mia Underwood move their Sequim Acrobatics rehearsals outdoors, using the Dungeness Railroad Bridge as a stage for a Dec. 19 photo shoot. Submitted photo