Clallam County

Clallam administrator Jim Jones

Clallam approves spending authority for infrastructure project

Clallam County commissioners have approved a $901,200 budget emergency for infrastructure needed to redevelop the Mount Angeles View neighborhood. The Opportunity Fund… Continue reading

Clallam administrator Jim Jones
Clallam commissioners start to mull rules for new vacation rentals, B&Bs

Clallam commissioners start to mull rules for new vacation rentals, B&Bs

A proposal to establish standards for new vacation rentals and bed-and-breakfast inns in Clallam County has arrived on the commissioners’ dais. The… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners start to mull rules for new vacation rentals, B&Bs
Spaghetti dinner to benefit Sequim man with multiple sclerosis

Spaghetti dinner to benefit Sequim man with multiple sclerosis

Sean McKeown has been living with multiple sclerosis for 17 years. After trying every medication available to stop the progression of the disease,… Continue reading

Spaghetti dinner to benefit Sequim man with multiple sclerosis

NEWS BRIEFS: Port Angeles School District to host ‘Wired Differently’ speaker Saturday … and other items

The Port Angeles School District will present “Wired Differently: What Every Educator Should Know” from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The… Continue reading

Port Townsend Gallery Walk ushers in the colors of spring

Port Townsend Gallery Walk ushers in the colors of spring

The Port Townsend Gallery Walk returns this Saturday. The Gallery Walk, lasting from 5:30 p.m. until about 8 p.m., encompasses several downtown… Continue reading

Port Townsend Gallery Walk ushers in the colors of spring
‘Spoon River’ play stages characters’ epitaphs starting today in Sequim

‘Spoon River’ play stages characters’ epitaphs starting today in Sequim

“Spoon River Anthology,” a play about a mythical Midwestern town, tells of heartache, love affairs, loneliness, relationships and humor. The play, adapted from… Continue reading

‘Spoon River’ play stages characters’ epitaphs starting today in Sequim
First Friday Art Walk Sequim nurtures nature’s bounty

First Friday Art Walk Sequim nurtures nature’s bounty

March’s First Friday Art Walk Sequim will have a green theme that represents eternal good spirits, new ideas, wellness, generous support, nurturing natures… Continue reading

First Friday Art Walk Sequim nurtures nature’s bounty

Clallam Kidsfest, festival coronation and other events this week

Clallam Kidsfest, the Rhody Festival coronation and a celebration of the life of Billy Frank Jr. are among upcoming activities on the North Olympic Peninsula.… Continue reading

ISSUES OF FAITH: No worries when experiencing God’s peace

“Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience… Continue reading

LETTER: I agree that Malkin’s column is so vitriolic, it defies reading

I am writing in support of the letter in Peninsula Voices on Feb. 19 titled “Malkin critic.” It was a letter I wish I had… Continue reading

LETTER: Liberals so busy making fun of Trump, they forgot about themselves

I think it’s fair that “Saturday Night Live” makes fun of President Donald Trump and Republicans, since Hollywood’s liberal elites spend the rest of the… Continue reading

Patricia Morrison Coate/Olympic Peninsula News Group                                Edward Unthank, left, and Ankur Shah, right, display two different work station configurations at Clallam Coworking in Sequim.

Pair opens co-working center in Sequim for independent professionals

It’s often been said that necessity is the mother of invention. In August, Edward Unthank,… Continue reading

Patricia Morrison Coate/Olympic Peninsula News Group                                Edward Unthank, left, and Ankur Shah, right, display two different work station configurations at Clallam Coworking in Sequim.
Sequim woman walks 41 miles to explore food sustainability

Sequim woman walks 41 miles to explore food sustainability

Biomechanist and author Katy Bowman is celebrating her 41st birthday this year by walking 41 miles through the Sequim community. This is not… Continue reading

Sequim woman walks 41 miles to explore food sustainability

Sequim chamber picks Dave Bekkevar as Citizen of the Year; Mattingleys receive humanitarian award

Dave Bekkevar will break tradition, riding in a convertible instead of his customary logging truck for the Sequim Irrigation Festival. Bekkevar, 63, was… Continue reading

Navy fields photos of its four-legged neighbors in Indian Island wildlife survey

Navy fields photos of its four-legged neighbors in Indian Island wildlife survey

The U.S. Navy’s natural resource managers have been conducting a wildlife survey at Naval Magazine Indian Island in order to gather up-to-date… Continue reading

Navy fields photos of its four-legged neighbors in Indian Island wildlife survey
Olympic Medical Center had to temporarily stop performing non-emergency and elective surgeries after a sterilization machine malfunctioned, but the facility is operating at normal capacity again. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Olympic Medical Center back to normal operating room capacity

Olympic Medical Center was back to performing non-emergent and elective surgeries Wednesday, days after the hospital curtailed the procedures. OMC stopped performing… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center had to temporarily stop performing non-emergency and elective surgeries after a sterilization machine malfunctioned, but the facility is operating at normal capacity again. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Clallam commissioners join other boards in calling for longer halibut season

Clallam County has joined the chorus of local governments asking the state Department of Fish and Wildlife to extend the halibut fishing… Continue reading

Airports, legal volunteers prepare for new Trump travel ban

Airports, legal volunteers prepare for new Trump travel ban

Airport officials and civil rights lawyers around the country are getting ready for President Donald Trump’s new… Continue reading

Airports, legal volunteers prepare for new Trump travel ban
Bull trout lawsuit targeting Columbia Basin dams dismissed

Bull trout lawsuit targeting Columbia Basin dams dismissed

A federal lawsuit filed by an environmental group seeking to force federal agencies to analyze whether… Continue reading

Bull trout lawsuit targeting Columbia Basin dams dismissed

LETTER: More important than ever to realize compromise is the ultimate goal

The framers of our Constitution were really brilliant when they started with the equal branches of government, not just three branches but branches that are… Continue reading