Clallam County

Democrats regroup after presidential election

By Diane Urbani de la Paz For Peninsula Daily News After a widespread Republican victory and the election of Donald Trump to the White House,… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Monthly luncheon meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 11:15 a.m. in the… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: Commissioners to consider park fees

The three Clallam County commissioners will consider new fees Tuesday for camping at county parks. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. in the commissioners’… Continue reading

Forks man sentenced to four years for child pornography

A Forks man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for possessing child pornography. William Otis Crippen was sentenced… Continue reading

HELP LINE: A new rule comes down for nursing homes

BEING A LEO and an only child, it probably doesn’t take an advanced degree in psychology to figure out that I sometimes … balk at… Continue reading

Jeep slides off Black Diamond Road, rolls over

A Jeep Wrangler rolled over on Black Diamond Road after sliding on an icy roadway, firefighters said. No one was hurt, according… Continue reading

LETTER: Here’s a simple solution that could have replaced costly wind turbines

On Dec. 8, Fox News on its website [] published an article regarding Port Angeles’ new, crowd-pleasing wind turbines [“Report: Costly Wind Turbines Projected To… Continue reading

LETTER: Some drivers taking cyclists’ ‘right of way’ too far

As an avid cyclist, I applaud our local motorists for generally being aware of, and polite to, their two-wheeled fellow users of the road. But… Continue reading

PENINSULA HORSEPLAY: Griffith’s horses fear holiday lights display

THE ALIENS HAVE landed. That’s what my horses must have been thinking when my neighbor’s Christmas lights display lights up the sky come nightfall. In… Continue reading

PENINSULA KITCHEN: Chicken stew with biscuits helps warm cold nights

WE’RE MARCHING STEADILY toward the longest night of the year, bracing ourselves against freezing temperatures. Last week, a friend watched surfers catching waves west of… Continue reading

Tree planting nears completion in downtown Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES —Workers plan to resume replanting 42 new trees downtown Monday after snowy weather late last week delayed progress on the $119,490 project. It… Continue reading

Numbers vary on turbine electrical generation: Intent not power production, Port Angeles city says

Three wind turbines erected at the city’s Waterfront Park in mid-September that cost $107,516 will generate $1.39 worth of electricity a day… Continue reading

Some Peninsula schools closed, games canceled

Five North Olympic Peninsula public school district are closed today because of snow. The Port Angeles, Crescent and Cape Flattery schools are closed in Clallam… Continue reading

Pulling the strings: Monthly Port Angeles art exhibit showcases new uses for old string instruments

What can artists do with old stringed instruments? How about, what can’t they do? During the Second Weekend Art Event, catch a… Continue reading

Hearing set for huge proposed bed-and-breakfast on East Sequim Bay Road

A massive structure proposed as a bed-and-breakfast for East Sequim Bay Road will go before the Clallam County Building Code Board of… Continue reading

Port Angeles to get state funds for closed landfill monitoring

City of Port Angeles and state Department of Ecology officials have reached a preliminary agreement on a one-of-a-kind, $2.2 million allocation to… Continue reading

More on the way?Forecasters predict Peninsula snowfall

Ice Melt has been flying off the shelves at Swain’s General Store in Port Angeles after the season’s first snow hit Monday… Continue reading

Children taken from Port Angeles returned to mother

Two Port Angeles siblings allegedly kidnapped Friday evening by the father of one of the children and driven to Northern California have… Continue reading

Trial set in 1978 murder of Port Angeles woman

A man accused of killing a 20-year-old Port Angeles woman in 1978 has pleaded not guilty to charges of first- and second-degree… Continue reading

Sequim’s police chief honored after 45 years in law enforcement

Family, friends, colleagues and community members came together to celebrate Sequim Police Chief William “Bill” Dickinson’s… Continue reading