Clallam County

Clallam health officer highlights needle exchange’s progress

Clallam health officer highlights needle exchange’s progress

About 400 people in Clallam County use the county’s syringe exchange, which is intended to save lives and reduce the risk of… Continue reading

Clallam health officer highlights needle exchange’s progress

LETTERS: Port of Port Angeles leaders need to change or leave

I want to fire the Port of Port Angeles. We need to build a hotel and conference center where PenPly was and welcome cruise ships… Continue reading

State official urges Port Townsend students toward maritime industry opportunities

State official urges Port Townsend students toward maritime industry opportunities

The state lead for maritime sector economic development wants students to know there are opportunities waiting for them on and around the… Continue reading

State official urges Port Townsend students toward maritime industry opportunities
In face of delays, finicky wind, Shipwrights Regatta kicks off sailing season

In face of delays, finicky wind, Shipwrights Regatta kicks off sailing season

Despite delays and changing winds, the 26th annual Shipwrights’ Regatta kicked off the sailing season on Port Townsend Bay, with local boats… Continue reading

In face of delays, finicky wind, Shipwrights Regatta kicks off sailing season
EYE ON OLYMPIA: School funding, levy cliff remain top issues for legislators

EYE ON OLYMPIA: School funding, levy cliff remain top issues for legislators

The House has approved its long-awaited public education funding proposal with a 50-47 vote. Rep. Mike Chapman, D-Port Angeles, explained that the bill… Continue reading

EYE ON OLYMPIA: School funding, levy cliff remain top issues for legislators

Elwha River bridge open houses set Tuesday in Forks, Port Angeles

State Department of Transportation officials will review the status and future of the U.S. Highway 101 Elwha River bridge in a pair… Continue reading

Port Angeles research center to reopen Tuesday after storm prompts leak, damage

Caretakers of local history plan to reopen their research center Tuesday after a recent winter… Continue reading

Final vote tallies certified for special elections on Peninsula levies

Special elections across the North Olympic Peninsula — in which voters approved five levies across four public school districts — have been… Continue reading

Clallam Sheriff’s Office seeks help in finding burglary suspect

Clallam Sheriff’s Office seeks help in finding burglary suspect

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is asking the community for help in finding a burglary suspect. The Sheriff’s Office says 25-year-old Jonathan… Continue reading

Clallam Sheriff’s Office seeks help in finding burglary suspect

NEWS BRIEFS: Free smoke detectors are available … and other items

The Port Angeles Fire Department is giving free smoke/carbon monoxide detector alarms to people in the community unable to afford one. The… Continue reading

Peninsula College to spice up lunchtime with jazz concert

If you’re “In a Sentimental Mood” or if you just “Fall in Love Too Easily,” you’re invited to warm up your “Body… Continue reading

Scott Joplin tribute gets keyed up today in Port Angeles

Scott Joplin tribute gets keyed up today in Port Angeles

Local pianist Ken Young will perform ragtime compositions by the “King of Ragtime,” Scott Joplin, today in celebration of Black History Month.… Continue reading

Scott Joplin tribute gets keyed up today in Port Angeles
Port of Port Angeles: Grant for air service needs closer look

Port of Port Angeles: Grant for air service needs closer look

The Port of Port Angeles’ effort to regain commercial air service from Port Angeles to Seattle has to overcome another hurdle before… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles: Grant for air service needs closer look
Woman injured in rollover wreck near Sequim

Woman injured in rollover wreck near Sequim

A woman suffered minor injuries in a one-vehicle roll over accident early Saturday morning. The woman, who was not identified, was driving east… Continue reading

Woman injured in rollover wreck near Sequim
Erin Hawkins/Olympic Peninsula News Group                                Clockwise from top left are 2016 Sequim Citizen of the Year candidates Dave Bekkevar, giving a thumbs-up in September 2010 after successfully sawing off a piece of wood with an old-fashioned chain saw at his family’s farm centennial celebration near Blyn; Deon Kapetan at the Sequim Irrigation Festival float unveiling at 7 Cedars Casino in Blyn in 2016; 10-year-old River Jensen of Carlsborg handing out gift bags full of socks, hats and toiletries at the Salvation Army in Port Angeles on Dec. 20; and Patsy and David Mattingley.

Sequim chamber picks finalists for Citizen of Year award

The Sequim-Dungeness Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year nominees have been announced, and a Tuesday luncheon will see honors bestowed on… Continue reading

Erin Hawkins/Olympic Peninsula News Group                                Clockwise from top left are 2016 Sequim Citizen of the Year candidates Dave Bekkevar, giving a thumbs-up in September 2010 after successfully sawing off a piece of wood with an old-fashioned chain saw at his family’s farm centennial celebration near Blyn; Deon Kapetan at the Sequim Irrigation Festival float unveiling at 7 Cedars Casino in Blyn in 2016; 10-year-old River Jensen of Carlsborg handing out gift bags full of socks, hats and toiletries at the Salvation Army in Port Angeles on Dec. 20; and Patsy and David Mattingley.

A GROWING CONCERN: Let’s look forward as temperatures rise, days lengthen

WHAT A FABULOUS event the Northwest Flower &Garden Show really is, especially when shared with a busload of Olympic Peninsula gardeners. Deadlines for this article… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Tempers erupt among yard’s bushtits

DAYS ARE GETTING longer and temperatures are rising just a little. It won’t be long before the return of spring is in many creatures’ minds.… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Twice-monthly breakfast meetings are held at 11:45 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Sunland… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Remember to be responsible for you

“I’M RESPONSIBLE FOR me,” she said. Sounds simple enough, huh? Agreed. Most genuinely profound observations are simple enough. This particular “genuinely profound observation” came from… Continue reading