Clallam County

Rachel Anderson

Sequim city council member recognized

The Association of Washington Cities has awarded a Certificate of Municipal Leadership to Sequim City Council member Rachel Anderson. The certificate program recognizes… Continue reading

Rachel Anderson
Master Gardener Keith Dekker works in Sequim’s Woodcock Demonstration Garden, headquarters for the Clallam County Master Gardeners’ plant sale. (Photo courtesy of Sandy Macias-Cortez)

Master Gardeners to sell multitude of starts

Key fundraisers for gardening programs in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Master Gardener Keith Dekker works in Sequim’s Woodcock Demonstration Garden, headquarters for the Clallam County Master Gardeners’ plant sale. (Photo courtesy of Sandy Macias-Cortez)
Tanner Zahrt

New principal to take helm of Port Angeles High School

Port Angeles High School will have a new principal as of July 1. Tanner Zahrt, who most recently served as assistant principal… Continue reading

Tanner Zahrt
Work crews will begin chip sealing and bridge maintenance this summer. (State Department of Transportation)
Work crews will begin chip sealing and bridge maintenance this summer. (State Department of Transportation)

One person dies in boat fire

Second occupant escapes; homicide not ruled out

Mass clinics wrap up

Counties moving to pop-up vaccination sites

Whenever you plant anew, especially young vegetables and flowers, it's important to water adequately — especially when it's been hot and dry. Beth and Cappy have installed perfect raised irrigation for this crucial requirement. (Andrew May/For Peninsula Daily News)

A GROWING CONCERN: Don’t leave plants high and dry

WE’VE ALL HEARD the saying, “April showers bring May flowers.” The problem is, this year’s April showers were little more than mist in the wind… Continue reading

Whenever you plant anew, especially young vegetables and flowers, it's important to water adequately — especially when it's been hot and dry. Beth and Cappy have installed perfect raised irrigation for this crucial requirement. (Andrew May/For Peninsula Daily News)

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

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

Photo courtesy Katharyn Rivers
Port Angeles' and Sequim’s high school equestrian teams gained three first-place and four second-place wins at their second meet held April 9-11.  The Port Angeles team, from left, are Amelia Kinney with Gus and Cupcake, Sara Holland with Diesel, Katherine Marchant with Smokey, Coach Nancy McCaleb, Sydney Hutton with Ginger and Haley Bishop with Speckles and Flash.

HORSEPLAY: Equestrian teams do well at district meet

BITTER COLD SEEMED to make for better fun at last weekend’s Washington State High School Equestrian Team competition during which Port Angeles’ Sydney Hutton and… Continue reading

Photo courtesy Katharyn Rivers
Port Angeles' and Sequim’s high school equestrian teams gained three first-place and four second-place wins at their second meet held April 9-11.  The Port Angeles team, from left, are Amelia Kinney with Gus and Cupcake, Sara Holland with Diesel, Katherine Marchant with Smokey, Coach Nancy McCaleb, Sydney Hutton with Ginger and Haley Bishop with Speckles and Flash.
Tom Landa is bandleader of The Paperboys and Locarno, two ensembles from Vancouver, B.C., who will give virtual concerts during the Juan de Fuca Festival in May. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News

Juan de Fuca Festival ‘reimagined’

Memorial Day event to offer live, virtual performances

Tom Landa is bandleader of The Paperboys and Locarno, two ensembles from Vancouver, B.C., who will give virtual concerts during the Juan de Fuca Festival in May. Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News
The Kiwanis Club of Port Angeles raised $7,022 for local food banks in its 27th Community Tuna Fish Drive. 

Jerrie Tiderman, Kiwanis tuna chair, presented a check for $4,122 to Emily Dexter, executive director of the Port Angeles Food Bank. 

The club donated the remaining $2,900 from the annual drive to the Salvation Army Food Bank. 

Pictured, from left to right, are Carl Gay, Tim Crowley, Jerrie Tiderman, Emily Dexter, Peggy Norris, Carol McLean, Dick McLean, Lloyd Eisenman and Mark Hannah.

Kiwanis 27th Community Tuna Fish Drive raises funds

The Kiwanis Club of Port Angeles raised $7,022 for local food banks in its 27th Community Tuna Fish Drive. Jerrie Tiderman, Kiwanis tuna chair, presented… Continue reading

The Kiwanis Club of Port Angeles raised $7,022 for local food banks in its 27th Community Tuna Fish Drive. 

Jerrie Tiderman, Kiwanis tuna chair, presented a check for $4,122 to Emily Dexter, executive director of the Port Angeles Food Bank. 

The club donated the remaining $2,900 from the annual drive to the Salvation Army Food Bank. 

Pictured, from left to right, are Carl Gay, Tim Crowley, Jerrie Tiderman, Emily Dexter, Peggy Norris, Carol McLean, Dick McLean, Lloyd Eisenman and Mark Hannah.
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Inspector Josh Ley of the Clallam County Sheriff's Office accepts a package of medications from a motorist at the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday. Drugs also were taken to law enforcement in Sequim and Port Hadlock on Saturday as part of a nation-wide event developted to provide a safe method of disposing of prescription and illicit drugs.

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day for Peninsula

Take back Inspector Josh Ley of the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office accepts a package of medications from a motorist at the Clallam County Courthouse in… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Inspector Josh Ley of the Clallam County Sheriff's Office accepts a package of medications from a motorist at the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday. Drugs also were taken to law enforcement in Sequim and Port Hadlock on Saturday as part of a nation-wide event developted to provide a safe method of disposing of prescription and illicit drugs.
Dr. Fred Campbell

Native American Culture Fair presented virtually this week

PORT ANGELES – “We Rise. We Carry On. We Heal.” That’s the theme of the Seventh Annual Native American Culture Fair to be offered virtually… Continue reading

Dr. Fred Campbell

NODC offers assistance for developing online presence

The North Olympic Peninsula Resource Conservation and Development Council is offering free ecommerce technical advising to businesses that have experienced a COVID-19-related drop in business.… Continue reading

NOLS community briefing scheduled Monday

The North Olympic Library System will provide an online briefing at 6 p.m. Monday. The briefing will cover the library’s commitment to… Continue reading

Nancy McFaul works on a new piece surrounded by finished images.

Pen and ink with watercolors medium for artist

The art of Nancy McFaul will be featured at Harbor Art Gallery during May and June. Using pen and ink and adding… Continue reading

Nancy McFaul works on a new piece surrounded by finished images.
dean dexter

Tepid approval of dam removals

Snake River project divides electeds

dean dexter

Pop-up clinics aim to draw down fourth wave

Four more cases reported in Clallam; three more in Jefferson