Clallam County

Former Sequim teacher sentenced to 26½ years in prison for child rape, molestation

Former Sequim teacher sentenced to 26½ years in prison for child rape, molestation

Douglas J. Allison, 55, said he would seek counseling in prison and repeatedly said, “I’m sorry.”

Former Sequim teacher sentenced to 26½ years in prison for child rape, molestation
Bina Erickson, who received the first prize for violin in the Junior Young Artist Competition, will perform Saturday evening at C’est Si Bon Restaurant, 23 Cedar Park Drive. — Submitted.

A delicious musical treat: Symphony orchestra fundraiser to feature classic music, French cuisine

Three food-inspiried musical numbers will combine with French food to delight the ear and the tongue Saturday night.

Bina Erickson, who received the first prize for violin in the Junior Young Artist Competition, will perform Saturday evening at C’est Si Bon Restaurant, 23 Cedar Park Drive. — Submitted.
ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS: Artist Talk scheduled for Sunday in PT … and other items
ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS: Artist Talk scheduled for Sunday in PT … and other items
First-ever show in Sequim a wonder for button collectors

First-ever show in Sequim a wonder for button collectors

The State Button Society Convention is free to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

First-ever show in Sequim a wonder for button collectors

Kilmer praises decision for wastewater treatment across the Strait

“Now we need to make sure that the British Columbian and Canadian governments step up to the plate and follow through,” the U.S. representative said.

LETTER: Hospital tacks on sticker-shocking bill

Is the future of health care where the hospital charges you to use the doctor’s office?

Play for the birds: Port Angeles pianist to perform excerpts from new album tonight

Play for the birds: Port Angeles pianist to perform excerpts from new album tonight

The concert at St. Matthew Lutheran Church will feature songs Ken Young composed and dedicated to flying creatures.

Play for the birds: Port Angeles pianist to perform excerpts from new album tonight
Walk to End Alzheimer’s set Saturday in Sequim

Walk to End Alzheimer’s set Saturday in Sequim

The event is free and open to the public. Participants hope to raise $41,000 in donations for the Alzheimer’s Association.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s set Saturday in Sequim
Maia Bellon, director of the state Department of Ecology, speaks at a news conference Thursday overlooking Elliott Bay in Seattle. Washington state environmental regulators finalized a new rule Thursday to limit greenhouse gas emissions from large polluters. (Ted S. Warren/The Associated Press)

Washington state limits carbon pollution from large sources

The new rules do not affect mills on the Peninsula until 2032, when the Port Townsend paper mill is expected to meet the criteria.

Maia Bellon, director of the state Department of Ecology, speaks at a news conference Thursday overlooking Elliott Bay in Seattle. Washington state environmental regulators finalized a new rule Thursday to limit greenhouse gas emissions from large polluters. (Ted S. Warren/The Associated Press)

Womanfest registration closes Sunday

The retreat, set Sept. 23-25, includes meals cooked in the lakeside lodge, swimming, canoeing and other relaxing activities.

Lower Elwha Kallam tribe opens new justice center near Port Angeles

Lower Elwha Kallam tribe opens new justice center near Port Angeles

The former World War II-era bunker on Spokwes Road now houses the tribe’s law enforcement, emergency management, courts, tribal enrollment and IT departments.

Lower Elwha Kallam tribe opens new justice center near Port Angeles
North Olympic Peninsula protest targets Dakota pipeline

North Olympic Peninsula protest targets Dakota pipeline

The rally was one of many across the nation to encourage people to share their opinions of the pipeline with local, state and federal government officials.

North Olympic Peninsula protest targets Dakota pipeline

Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival chowder cook-off to feature Graham Kerr

The “Galloping Gourmet” will judge entries of both professional and amateur chefs.

Volunteers sought to prepare returns for Tax-Aide

All volunteers must attend training classes and pass the IRS test before assisting taxpayers during the tax season.

Port Angeles chamber lays out five-year plan

Port Angeles chamber lays out five-year plan

By 2020, the goal is to add more than 100 retail establishments to the area and add more than 1,000 jobs, while nearly doubling the chamber’s membership from 390 to 600.

Port Angeles chamber lays out five-year plan

Crab Fest Fun Run registration taken now

Sponsored by Peninsula College Athletics, proceeds will support student-athlete scholarships.

Premier pieces picked for 2016 Paint the Peninsula competition

Premier pieces picked for 2016 Paint the Peninsula competition

Twenty-three plein air painters from around the United States and Canada descended upon the Olympic Peninsula for the contest.

Premier pieces picked for 2016 Paint the Peninsula competition
Legislative candidate decries League of Women Voters as ‘socialist’

Legislative candidate decries League of Women Voters as ‘socialist’

George Vrable later said that he might be willing to attend a league forum before the Nov. 8 general election.

Legislative candidate decries League of Women Voters as ‘socialist’