Clallam County

Jeannie Thompson, left, of Livonia, Mich., has visited Hurricane Ridge many times over the years, but says she loves the idea of taking the shuttle rather than driving. This was her 14-year-old grandson Sherman Thompson’s first trip to Port Angeles and Hurricane Ridge. (Paula Hunt/Peninsula Daily News)

Shuttle to Hurricane Ridge attracts locals, visitors

Transit bypasses busy parking lot, gets riders to summit

Jeannie Thompson, left, of Livonia, Mich., has visited Hurricane Ridge many times over the years, but says she loves the idea of taking the shuttle rather than driving. This was her 14-year-old grandson Sherman Thompson’s first trip to Port Angeles and Hurricane Ridge. (Paula Hunt/Peninsula Daily News)
Clallam County Disaster Airlift Response Team members assemble food and water for a training session on Saturday at William R. Fairchild International Airport in Port Angeles that sent food supplies to five smaller airports across the county. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

DART pilot, ground crew prepare for real thing

Exercise involves flying supplies to county locations

Clallam County Disaster Airlift Response Team members assemble food and water for a training session on Saturday at William R. Fairchild International Airport in Port Angeles that sent food supplies to five smaller airports across the county. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Mary Ellen Winborn.

Clallam County to take legal action against Winborn

DCD director says decision ‘unfair’

Mary Ellen Winborn.
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
A gaping hole opens the side of a smoke and paraphernalia shop near U.S Highway 101 and Mount Pleasant Road after it was struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning.

Driver cited after crashing into wall

A driver who fell asleep at the wheel early Tuesday morning was cited for second-degree negligent driving after crashing his car into… Continue reading

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A gaping hole opens the side of a smoke and paraphernalia shop near U.S Highway 101 and Mount Pleasant Road after it was struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning.
Meriah Bisson participates in the Clallam County Junior Livestock Auction for the first time in 2021, selling her rabbit. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Livestock auction to support Clallam youth

Young entrepreneurs will auction off a variety of livestock at the Clallam County Junior Livestock Auction at 2 p.m. Aug. 6, at the… Continue reading

Meriah Bisson participates in the Clallam County Junior Livestock Auction for the first time in 2021, selling her rabbit. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Sanctuary Superintendent Kevin Grant is in the foreground at a 2021 boat launching in Bellingham. (NOAA)

NOAA christens newest research vessel

Storm Petrel replaces Tatoosh at La Push

Sanctuary Superintendent Kevin Grant is in the foreground at a 2021 boat launching in Bellingham. (NOAA)
Siblings Luke, 2, Olivia, 9, and Caleb Kalchik, 4, all from Auburn, cool off at the beach at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend on Tuesday. The kids were observing a sea star that had washed up on the beach. The parents were watching while sitting under the shade of an umbrella to beat the heat. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)

North Olympic Peninsula sizzles in summer sun

High temperatures expected through Thursday

Siblings Luke, 2, Olivia, 9, and Caleb Kalchik, 4, all from Auburn, cool off at the beach at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend on Tuesday. The kids were observing a sea star that had washed up on the beach. The parents were watching while sitting under the shade of an umbrella to beat the heat. (Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News)
The Port Angeles High School Class of 1972 gathers in front of the Peninsula Golf Club clubhouse to celebrate its 50th reunion. About 100 plus spouses attended Friday and Saturday at the golf course and Vern Burton gym. The class had 369 graduates, and event emcee Bob Wheeler made a toast to the 51 who have died since they graduated. Organizers were Diane Holth, Gail Ralston and Marcia Logan. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

50-year reunion

The Port Angeles High School Class of 1972 gathers in front of the Peninsula Golf Club clubhouse to celebrate its 50th reunion. About 100, plus… Continue reading

The Port Angeles High School Class of 1972 gathers in front of the Peninsula Golf Club clubhouse to celebrate its 50th reunion. About 100 plus spouses attended Friday and Saturday at the golf course and Vern Burton gym. The class had 369 graduates, and event emcee Bob Wheeler made a toast to the 51 who have died since they graduated. Organizers were Diane Holth, Gail Ralston and Marcia Logan. (Dave Logan/for Peninsula Daily News)

Clallam County has pledged to spend $15M in relief funds

Clallam County has either agreed to spend or will agree to spend the entire $15 million it received as part of the… Continue reading

Clallam County man dies of COVID-19

Death toll rises to 118 throughout pandemic

Discovery Club offers ‘Steam Stations’ at NOLS this week

The North Olympic Library System’s Summer Reading Program will host “Steam Stations” at all its branches this week. Participants will create a… Continue reading

National hotline created for mental health crisis assistance

Similar to 9-1-1, 9-8-8 seeks to aid in mental health emergencies

Graffiti sparks Port Angeles City Council discussion

Letter from visitor highlights racial slur

Sequim School Board leaders eye revenue increase for 2022-23

General fund could see bump of almost $1 million next year

“Island hopper” safety personnel race to the Starts & Stripes boat after driver Burt Roberts and navigator Nichole Heaton left the Extreme Sports Park track and crashed nose-first through a safety fence on Saturday during sprint boat races in Port Angeles. The crew was apparently uninjured in the incident and the boat was later trailered back to the pits. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Sprint boat rescue

“Island hopper” safety personnel race to the Starts & Stripes boat after driver Burt Roberts and navigator Nichole Heaton left the Extreme Sports Park track… Continue reading

“Island hopper” safety personnel race to the Starts & Stripes boat after driver Burt Roberts and navigator Nichole Heaton left the Extreme Sports Park track and crashed nose-first through a safety fence on Saturday during sprint boat races in Port Angeles. The crew was apparently uninjured in the incident and the boat was later trailered back to the pits. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
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Lance Cpl. Holly Rowan, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, lays a ceremonial wreath at a Wreaths Across America event at Sequim View Cemetery on Dec. 19, 2020.
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Lance Cpl. Holly Rowan, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, lays a ceremonial wreath at a Wreaths Across America event at Sequim View Cemetery on Dec. 19, 2020.

A GROWING CONCERN: Give your garden more flower power

WE HAVE JUST now passed over into mid-summer. In fact, today is day four of early, mid-summer. With that said, we are already more than… Continue reading

Deputies: Car prowls likely connected to recent burglaries

By Brian Gawley Peninsula Daily News Clallam County Sheriff Office deputies are treating a wave of recent car prowls between Sequim and Port Angeles as… Continue reading

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EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

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