Clallam County

Shooting sows terror at Washington mall; shooter on loose

Shooting sows terror at Washington mall; shooter on loose

Those who survived were still trying to process what happened as their community became the latest entry on a list of places known by the rest of world for mass shootings.

Shooting sows terror at Washington mall; shooter on loose

Tuesday drill to practice response to maritime disaster

Port Angeles residents will see activity in the Strait off Ediz Hook and around the Port Angeles Coast Guard base beginning at about 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Volunteers clear tons of trash from Coastal, Strait beaches

Volunteers clear tons of trash from Coastal, Strait beaches

The International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) is a global cleanup effort organized by the Ocean Conservancy each third Saturday of September.

Volunteers clear tons of trash from Coastal, Strait beaches
Olympic Medical Center CEO’s salary raised

Olympic Medical Center CEO’s salary raised

Effective Oct. 1, Eric Lewis will earn $225,000 annually, a $21,722 increase since his previous raise in 2014.

Olympic Medical Center CEO’s salary raised
‘To thine own self be true’ … ‘I Hate Hamlet’ debuts tonight in Port Angeles

‘To thine own self be true’ … ‘I Hate Hamlet’ debuts tonight in Port Angeles

‘To be or not to be’ Hamlet, that is the question a New York actor must decide in this comedy-drama.

‘To thine own self be true’ … ‘I Hate Hamlet’ debuts tonight in Port Angeles
Julia Keegan, health services administrator, holds up a Suboxone strip, a drug the Clallam County jail uses to treat heroin and opioid addicts. The jail was the first on the West Coast and the only in the state to use medically assisted treatment for heroin addicts. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Clallam County jail breaking ground with opioid addiction treatment program

The medical team there — using Suboxone to stop inmates’ cravings for heroin — implements the only medically assisted drug treatment program inside a jail in the state.

Julia Keegan, health services administrator, holds up a Suboxone strip, a drug the Clallam County jail uses to treat heroin and opioid addicts. The jail was the first on the West Coast and the only in the state to use medically assisted treatment for heroin addicts. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Lodging tax receipts up on Peninsula, especially in Port Angeles

The city has seen a 24 percent increase in lodging taxes collected from January through August compared to 2015, recording $320,520 in revenue.

Jefferson County approves $650,000 internal loan for Undie Road work

The 0.8-mile stretch of roadway was damaged during the winter and fall due to high water levels in the Bogachiel River.

Riley E. White

Insanity plea expected in multiple Port Angeles assaults

Riley E. White has said he suffered a brain injury when he was assaulted in Mexico several years ago.

Riley E. White

State: Peninsula jobless rates decreased slightly in August

Clallam County unemployment came down to 7.6 percent, while Jefferson County’s jobless rate dipped to 7.2 percent, officials said.

Motocross community mourns passing of Port Angeles racer

Motocross community mourns passing of Port Angeles racer

Racing association officials said Mike Procunier died doing what he loved.

Motocross community mourns passing of Port Angeles racer

Clallam deputies to assist Forks police

The county Sheriff’s Office will provide one or more deputies on an as-needed basis while the city recruits two officers to fill a pair of vacancies, officials said.

Jamie Michel, Coastal Watershed Institute nearshore biologist, right, hands a pamphlet on beach restoration to CWI Executive Director Anne Shaffer while addressing visitors who turned out to catch a glimpse of the renewed Beach Lake shoreline, located just east of the Elwha River estuary. At middle is Tara McBride, CWI nearshore biologist. (Chris McDaniel/Peninsula Daily News)

Restored expanse of beach near Elwha River shared with public

Tour comes in advance of open access for visitors to replenished Beach Lake shoreline.

Jamie Michel, Coastal Watershed Institute nearshore biologist, right, hands a pamphlet on beach restoration to CWI Executive Director Anne Shaffer while addressing visitors who turned out to catch a glimpse of the renewed Beach Lake shoreline, located just east of the Elwha River estuary. At middle is Tara McBride, CWI nearshore biologist. (Chris McDaniel/Peninsula Daily News)
YMCA of Sequim sets soft, hard opening dates

YMCA of Sequim sets soft, hard opening dates

A celebration is planned Oct. 1 and a soft opening Oct. 24.

YMCA of Sequim sets soft, hard opening dates
Tom Sanford

Clallam board briefed on land trust activities

In its 26-year history, the nonprofit has permanently protected more than 3,200 acres of farmland, forest land and fish habitat across the county, a land trust official said.

Tom Sanford
Water main breaks in Sequim

Water main breaks in Sequim

The break was repaired Thursday morning and water restored to affected customers early that afternoon, said the public works director.

Water main breaks in Sequim

Charges filed against Yakima man after Port Angeles pursuit

Probable cause statements say Richard Speedy damaged property on both sides of Port Angeles during the incident.

Midnight in Paris on Saturday to raise fund for First Step

Midnight in Paris on Saturday to raise fund for First Step

The fundraiser is vital for First Step Family Support Center, which relies entirely on donations and grants to continue operations, an organizer said.

Midnight in Paris on Saturday to raise fund for First Step
Arts & Draughts offers entertainment, Seahawks, beer

Arts & Draughts offers entertainment, Seahawks, beer

The festival will kick off at 7 tonight with a free concert at the festival stage and continue through Sunday.

Arts & Draughts offers entertainment, Seahawks, beer

Athletes bike, kayak, run in the Big Hurt

Registration ends today for the contest, now in its second year after an 11-year hiatus.