Clallam County

North Olympic Library System extends hours at all branches

The North Olympic Library System has announced new operating hours effective Monday. The Port Angeles Branch Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port… Continue reading

Indie Bo Bruner was born at home to Laura and Rusty Bruner of Port Angeles at 2:44 a.m. New Year’s Day. She is seen here soon after the birth with her older sister, Evie Wilder Bruner, by her side. (Mallorie Kirsch, LM CPM)

Peninsula’s first baby of 2022 born to Port Angeles couple

Jefferson County’s new infant arrives Sunday at hospital

Indie Bo Bruner was born at home to Laura and Rusty Bruner of Port Angeles at 2:44 a.m. New Year’s Day. She is seen here soon after the birth with her older sister, Evie Wilder Bruner, by her side. (Mallorie Kirsch, LM CPM)
Mike Gawley.
Mike Gawley.
New rafts donated to Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife were used to great effect this summer, fishing advocates say, providing the means to effectively patrol smaller rivers. On a day when a number of citations for violations were written, WDFW officer Patrick Murray holds up a wild chinook an angler had kept after cutting off the adipose fin. (Photo courtesy of WDFW)

Fishing groups’ donation supports wildlife law enforcement teams

Regional wildlife law enforcement have more tools to patrol the Olympic Peninsula’s rivers and coastlines thanks to a collaboration of Washington state fishing advocates. The… Continue reading

New rafts donated to Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife were used to great effect this summer, fishing advocates say, providing the means to effectively patrol smaller rivers. On a day when a number of citations for violations were written, WDFW officer Patrick Murray holds up a wild chinook an angler had kept after cutting off the adipose fin. (Photo courtesy of WDFW)
John McNutt

BACK WHEN: Trouble follows Texas man to Olympic Peninsula

SOMEONE GETS IN trouble with the law. Rather than face the music, they move far away and change their name. This has all the makings… Continue reading

John McNutt
"Let Me Tell You Why" by Mary Franchini can be seen at the Blue Whole Gallery.

Blue Whole features veteran artist

The featured artist for this month at the Blue Whole Gallery is Mary Franchini, a veteran artist known also as a teacher and… Continue reading

"Let Me Tell You Why" by Mary Franchini can be seen at the Blue Whole Gallery.

Broadband to expand west of Port Angeles

Agency leaders anticipate more fund opportunities

Gary Braun

Celebration of life set for former Port Angeles mayor

Braun remembered for dedication to community

Gary Braun

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Coffee With Colleen, hosted by Colleen McAleer, on Wednesdays at 8 a.m. The Zoom link is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89474510306?pwd=VlIr RHh5RG1nYVh3V3J… Continue reading

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How to donate to Home Fund or apply for help

Every gift to the Peninsula Home Fund makes a difference, regardless of its size. From children’s pennies to checks for thousands of dollars, the generosity… Continue reading

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A pair of icicles hang from rooftop in Port Angeles as the temperature rose to just above freezing under the winter sun. Temperatures are expected to moderate in the coming week, signaling a return to seasonal conditions.

Icy hangout in Port Angeles

A pair of icicles hang from rooftop in Port Angeles as the temperature rose to just above freezing under the winter sun. Temperatures are expected… Continue reading

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A pair of icicles hang from rooftop in Port Angeles as the temperature rose to just above freezing under the winter sun. Temperatures are expected to moderate in the coming week, signaling a return to seasonal conditions.
The late Kimberly Bender and her son, Matthew, shown here in a 2018 family photo.

Jail suicide complaint answered

Decedent at fault, Forks city says

The late Kimberly Bender and her son, Matthew, shown here in a 2018 family photo.
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Peninsula Home Fund offers ‘hand up not hand out’

Community generosity keeps help available for when funds run short

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Polar bear dippers wade in and out of the chilly water at Hollywood Beach in Port Angeles during Saturday's annual New Year's Day plunge.  Dozens of people braved sub-freezing air temperatures to ltake part in the ritual that also was undertaken by others on the North Olympic Peninsula at Lake Pleasant and Nordland.

Taking the plunge in Port Angeles

Polar bear dippers wade in and out of the chilly water at Hollywood Beach in Port Angeles during Saturday’s annual New Year’s Day plunge. Dozens… Continue reading

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Polar bear dippers wade in and out of the chilly water at Hollywood Beach in Port Angeles during Saturday's annual New Year's Day plunge.  Dozens of people braved sub-freezing air temperatures to ltake part in the ritual that also was undertaken by others on the North Olympic Peninsula at Lake Pleasant and Nordland.

Todd Ortloff Show guests this week

Here is this week’s schedule for the 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Todd Ortloff Show on KONP 1450 AM, 101.7 FM in… Continue reading

Washington reports record number of new COVID cases in one day

The state Department of Health has reported its highest number of new coronavirus cases in one… Continue reading