News

Sequim’s Carter, a Pearl Harbor survivor, dies at 98

A Sequim man who survived the attack on Pearl Harbor — and was a candidate for The Congressional Medal of Honor for his efforts to… Continue reading

United Way drive closing in on $800K goal

United Way of Clallam County has raised more than 75 percent of the entity’s $800,000 fundraising goal for 2018, representatives from the organization said last… Continue reading

Volunteers needed to help plant native trees along Siebert Creek

The North Olympic Salmon Coalition and the North Olympic Land Trust are looking for volunteers to help plant native trees along Siebert Creek from 10… Continue reading

Police probe woman’s death in Sequim apartment

How a 57-year-old woman died in her Sequim apartment on Jan. 2 remains under investigation by Sequim Police Department and the Clallam County Coroner’s office… Continue reading

Test of tsunami sirens to sound today

The All Hazard Alert Broadcast (AHAB) sirens will sound along the low-lying coastal beaches at noon today (Monday, Jan 7), in efforts to warn people… Continue reading

From left, Derrell Iverson, 57, Jordan Iverson, 27, and Tiffany May, 26, were shot and killed on or about Dec. 26, according to law enforcement.

‘Entire family in disbelief’ after Port Angeles triple homicide

Family and friends of the three people shot and killed at 52 Bear Meadow Road are heartbroken and searching for answers as law enforcement officials… Continue reading

From left, Derrell Iverson, 57, Jordan Iverson, 27, and Tiffany May, 26, were shot and killed on or about Dec. 26, according to law enforcement.

Sheriff’s Office searches for shooter after three killed at Port Angeles home

A welfare check on New Year’s Eve led to the discovery of a gruesome scene at 52 Bear Meadow Road where investigators discovered that a… Continue reading

2018: A Year in Review

Is it 2019 already? Sequim and the Dungeness Valley had a busy 2018, from additions to city council to the removal of landmarks such as… Continue reading

Charges filed in $97,000 burglary

Authorities say Mikhail John Frantz and William Alan Duncan were co-conspirators, scheming to steal more than $97,000 in cash, rings and rare coins from a… Continue reading

Community news briefs — Jan. 2, 2019

Guild’s thrift shop open Saturday The Sequim Dungeness Hospital Guild’s Thrift Shop at 204 W. Bell St. is open from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan.… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2019

Help restore salmon habitat near Salmon Creek

The North Olympic Salmon Coalition is seeking volunteers to plant trees along Salmon Creek from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, and Saturday, March 2.… Continue reading

Photo: Taking the plunge

Brave souls bear the cold for the 31st-annual Polar Bear Dip at Hollywood Beach in Port Angeles on Jan. 1. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2019

Police blotter — Jan. 2, 2019

The weekly police blotter includes incidents that occurred in the City of Sequim and in unincorporated Clallam County in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley area. Dec. 21… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2019

Port Angeles man injured in Dec. 27 US Highway 101 crash

A Port Angeles man was hurt and the Washington State Patrol will recommend a charge of vehicular assault for a Sequim driver after a collision… Continue reading

Serenity House seeking funds to create shelter, center for Clallam County youth

Serenity House of Clallam County hopes to open a shelter and drop-in center for the county’s homeless youth where the teens could also gain work… Continue reading

Weather — Jan. 2, 2019

Temperatures Date High Low Dec. 25 45 36 Dec. 26 46 36 Dec. 27 45 35 Dec. 28 44 38 Dec. 29 51 42 Dec.… Continue reading

  • Jan 2, 2019

Third body found during homicide investigation near Port Angeles

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office has found a third body at a house at 52 Bear Meadow Road near Port Angeles today, Tuesday, Jan. 1.… Continue reading

Walt Schubert, 78, died on Dec. 22 from complications from congestive heart failure. Schubert was known for his many roles in the Sequim community and for his efforts in helping youths. “He wanted everyone to know he always tried to do the right thing,” said Jesse Schubert, one of Walt’s sons. “He spent his life trying to help other people and he was proud of that.” Submitted photo

Former Sequim mayor Walt Schubert dies at age 78

Walt Schubert was known for his many roles in Sequim, from city councilor to mayor to Santa Claus. But to many he was known for… Continue reading

Walt Schubert, 78, died on Dec. 22 from complications from congestive heart failure. Schubert was known for his many roles in the Sequim community and for his efforts in helping youths. “He wanted everyone to know he always tried to do the right thing,” said Jesse Schubert, one of Walt’s sons. “He spent his life trying to help other people and he was proud of that.” Submitted photo

Clallam County officials: Be careful at Port Angeles beach

Moderate levels of Enterococci bacteria in the waters off Hollywood Beach in Port Angeles have been detected, according to officials with Clallam County Health and… Continue reading

Beta Nu helps continue educators’ development with grants

Ten local educators received nearly $22,000 in grants this month thanks again to the Beta Nu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International — a… Continue reading