Olympic Peninsula News Group

North Olympic Land Trust selects 2018 Farmer of the Year

Scott Chichester, owner and farmer of Chi’s Farm in Sequim, is the North Olympic Land Trust’s 2018 Farmer of the Year. Chichester will be honored… Continue reading

 

Sequim woman booked after alleged burglary, assault, pursuit

A Sequim woman was arrested for investigation of first-degree burglary, fourth-degree assault — domestic violence, eluding a police vehicle and resisting arrest. Melody Sue White,… Continue reading

 

DUI patrols to increase leading up to Labor Day weekend

Law enforcement agencies across the Olympic Peninsula will increase DUI patrols Friday through Sept. 3 in anticipation of Labor Day weekend. According to a press… Continue reading

 

Clallam jail inmate hangs self

An inmate hung herself in the Clallam County jail on Aug. 19. Amy Specht, 42, of Port Angeles was found by corrections deputies at about… Continue reading

Actor Danny Glover, beer, wine and food on tap for PT Film Festival

Danny Glover, a U.N. Goodwill Ambassador, human rights activist and award-winning actor, will be in the center spotlight of the Port Townsend Film Festival on… Continue reading

Clallam, state races narrow after Aug. 7 primary election

Incumbent Republican Clallam County Commissioner Bill Peach slightly out-polled challenger Mike Doherty Jr., a Democrat, for the county commission district 3 seat in the final… Continue reading

Milestone: Sequim’s Civil Air Patrol hosts change of command ceremony

Dungeness Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol held a cadet change of command ceremony Aug. 7, handing command of the unit’s cadet contingent over… Continue reading

Rower Beuke raising funds for Team USA trip to World Championships

Sequim’s Elise Beuke and her Women’s 8+ rowing team will represent Team USA at the the 2018 Under 23 World Championship in Poznan, Poland, July… Continue reading

Dungeness manangement team celebrates 30 with photo contest

The Dungeness River Management Team (DRMT) will hold a photo contest in conjunction with its 30-year anniversary. Contest submissions are due by Friday, Sept. 7.… Continue reading

League of Women Voters schedule primary election voter forums

The League of Women Voters of Clallam County will sponsor two free public candidate forums this month. The forums are offered to help voters prepare… Continue reading

Most Olympic National Park campgrounds, roads now open for season

Most roads and campgrounds are open for the season in Olympic National Park. “The park’s higher elevations have an above average snowpack and Hurricane Ridge… Continue reading

Waldron to compete for Mrs. Washington title

Magan Waldron has announced that she will compete for the Mrs. Washington Pageant 2018 crown. The preliminary competition for the nationally televised Mrs. America and… Continue reading

Regional lawmakers win Association of Washington Cities awards

Two state lawmakers from Sequim have been named 2018 City Championship Award recipients by the Association of Washington Cities. Sen. Kevin Van De Wege and… Continue reading

Memorial Day services planned on Peninsula

Memorial Day ceremonies are planned across the North Olympic Peninsula. Most of the free, public events will be Monday. One — a monthly veterans memorial… Continue reading

Boys soccer: Wolves rout Bremerton, set to play Orting in district opener

Bring on Orting. Sequim’s Wolves locked up second place in the Olympic League 2A division with a win over the Bremerton Knights on May 1.… Continue reading

Sequim plans Bike Everywhere Month activities

Sequim fans of bicycling have plenty of chances to warm up for summer riding during Bike Everywhere Month, with group rides and other activities promoted… Continue reading

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Ward promoted to vice president of Sound Publishing; Josh O’Connor to step up as president

Peninsula Daily News Publisher Terry Ward has been promoted to vice president of Sound Publishing, Inc. Ward will continue to serve as publisher of the… Continue reading

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Best of the Peninsula voting is underway now through May 31. Click here to vote today!

It’s time again to vote for Best of the Peninsula in separate Clallam County and Jefferson County polling. All voting for the scores of categories… 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

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

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