Olympic Peninsula News Group

Mary Miller of Seattle, right, points at a collection of water fowl as bird watchers, from left, Nora Wright of Seattle, Annette Bailey of Port Alberni, British Columbia, and Gary Bush of Wintersville, Ohio, try to spot and identify birds at a wetland in the Three Crabs area north of Dungeness as part of the 2017 Olympic Peninsula BirdFest. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

Birders registering now for Olympic BirdFest

Registrations for field trips offered by the 15th annual Olympic BirdFest set for Friday through next Sunday continue to pour in, according to Coordinator Vanessa… Continue reading

 

Newspaper owner announces Alaska acquisitions

JUNEAU, Alaska — David Black, chairman and owner of Black Press, LTD of Victoria, announced today that it has agreed to acquire the daily newspapers… Continue reading

 

Derry to present writings at Peninsula College

Poet, Peninsula College faculty emerita and 2017 writer-in-residence Alice Derry will be reading from her newest poetry collection, “Hunger” at Studium Generale in the Peninsula… Continue reading

 

Internet sting nets 10 accused of child sex crimes

Four Sequim residents arrested in multi-agency undercover work in Jefferson County.

Boys soccer: Riders win rivalry match vs. Wolves

Olympic League standings (as of March 25) Kingston 4-0-0 5-1-0 North Kitsap 4-1-0 5-1-0 Port Angeles 3-1-0 5-1-0 Sequim 2-2-0 3-2-1 Bremerton 1-3-0 2-5-0 North… Continue reading

Good Samaritan killed while helping stranded Sequim motorist

The State Patrol is seeking witnesses to a fatal hit and run that killed a Good Samaritan who stopped to help a Sequim motorist on… Continue reading

County offers Septic 101, 102 classes

Clallam County Environmental Health will offer advances classes for septic systems in late March and Septic 101, a free informational septic system class, in April.… Continue reading

Gospel singers set 15th-annual spring concert

The Peninsula Men’s Gospel Singers 15th annual Spring Concert will sound off its first notes at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 17. Open seating tickets are… Continue reading

Clallam County seeks volunteers for boards, committees

Clallam County is seeking volunteers to fill 68 vacancies on 22 advisory boards and committees. The deadline to apply is the close of business Friday,… Continue reading

District 24 legislators tell of stances on vetoed bill

Two of the three District 24 legislators who represent Clallam and Jefferson counties signed a letter urging Gov. Jay Inslee to veto Senate Bill 6617… Continue reading

Building Remodeling and Energy Expo set for Saturday, Sunday

The 21st Building Remodeling and Energy Expo will bring 78 vendors to the Sequim High School on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17-18. The expo hosted… Continue reading

City scholarship deadline looms

The deadline for submitting applications for the Association of Washington Cities Center for Quality Communities Scholarship Fund is Friday, Feb. 16. The cities will award… Continue reading

Girls basketball: Trojans end Wolves’ postseason plans

Olympic League standings (as of Jan. 29) Team Lg. Over. North Kitsap 10-0 15-3 Port Angeles 9-1 15-3 Olympic 6-4 8-10 Kingston 5-5 11-7 Sequim… Continue reading

McEntire to challenge Tharinger for 24th District seat

The 24th District’s two state representatives and the region’s 6th District congressman — all Democrats — are well on their way to running for re-election… Continue reading

Alpacas, glass work on Sequim tour throughout January

Each Saturday in January from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., visitors can visit the Happy Valley Alpaca Ranch and the recently opened Molten Mamma’s Hot Shop right… Continue reading

Documentary film at Peninsula College explores race in U.S.

A documentary film, “I Am Not Your Negro,” which aims to present history from the Civil Rights movement to present day Black Lives Matter events,… Continue reading

Edgington, decorated Clallam County deputy, retires

One of the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office’s most decorated deputies to have ever served has retired Sheriff’s Deputy Ralph Edgington stepped down on Jan. 1,… Continue reading

Polar Bear plunging: 150-plus pack PA’s Hollywood Beach for New Year’s dip

Organizers of Port Angeles’ 30th annual Polar Bear Dip on Jan. 1 said it was the best attended Polar Bear Dip in the event’s history.… Continue reading

City of Sequim accepting applications for scholarships

The City of Sequim last week announced that it is now accepting applications for the Association of Washington Cities Center for Quality Communities Scholarship Fund.… Continue reading

College basketball: Peninsula men earn split at First Federal Pirate Classic

Peninsula’s men are off to a .500 start on the young season after splitting a pair of games in the First Federal Pirate Classic last… Continue reading