Clallam County

Adopt a Beach pilot program set on peninsula

They’re easy to point out. The couple who parks on the same beach at dawn. The children who know the safest spots to build sand… Continue reading

Call for help yields water rescue training opportunity near Sequim

When a teen got stuck on one side of the Dungeness River in late June, Clallam County Fire District 3 firefighters decided to make a… Continue reading

B-17 WWII bomber flies veterans at Port Angeles during Wings of Freedom tour

A B-17 carrying six World War II veterans took to the skies last week, just as it did more than 70 years ago. The Flying… Continue reading

Clallam’s ‘Strait Shot’ gets riders to Bainbridge Island

Getting to Bainbridge Island is as easy as 1-2-3. Clallam Transit’s new fixed bus route — the No. 123 “Strait Shot” — began daily service… Continue reading

Peninsula College honors its graduates

Nursing students, from left, Carrie Bertman of Port Angeles, Michelle Abell-Sietz of Sequim and Jessica Meek of Port Angeles pose for a group selfie while… Continue reading

Peninsula man serving double-murder sentence files for high court review

Darold Stenson has asked the state Supreme Court to review his 1993 double-murder case. Stenson, 64, was convicted in November 2013 on two counts of… Continue reading

Kilmer talks federal budget, Paris accord in Olympic Peninsula News Group interview

Democrats and Republicans in Congress should hash out their own budget rather than using President Donald Trump’s “unserious” budget as a starting point, said U.S.… Continue reading

UPDATE: Deputies arrest sex offender who failed to register location

Law enforcement authorities seeking a transient, high-risk sex offender located the individual in Port Hadlock on June 5. Dylan Scott Valin, 25, was arrested by… Continue reading

18-year-old dies in single-car wreck after car plunges down embankment

An 18-year-old Port Angeles teenager died last week at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle after the vehicle he was traveling in plunged down an embankment… Continue reading

Two sentenced after Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team investigations

A Sequim resident and Port Angeles resident each have been sentenced for drug-related charges after Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team investigations. Christopher Allen Bayley, 42,… Continue reading

‘Crazy Stan the Animal Man’ plans long walk to raise funds for shelters

A former Boeing engineer from Gig Harbor has gone “crazy” to raise awareness and funds for animal shelters and groups along the Strait of Juan… Continue reading

Peninsula robotics teams compete in international contest

Two high school robotics teams from the North Olympic Peninsula held their own at the FIRST Robotics Competition in Houston, Texas, which gathered roughly 400… Continue reading

Port Angeles man wins new car in Great Olympic Peninsula Duck Derby

Daniel Thompson didn’t make it to the Great Olympic Peninsula Duck Derby on Sunday, but he won the top prize. Thompson’s yellow rubber duck —… Continue reading

Sequim woman to compete in Mrs. Washington America Pageant

A Sequim woman will represent the Olympic Peninsula this spring at the Mrs. Washington America Pageant in Olympia. Magan Waldron, who was crowned Mrs. Olympic… Continue reading

New disc golf course near Blyn expected to open early summer

Players will be greeted by sweeping views of the Olympic Mountains from the first tee box when the Rainshadow Disc Golf Course lives up to… Continue reading

Clallam County opens bids for McDonald Creek bridge replacement

Clallam County commissioners on May 9 opened seven bids from Western Washington contractors vying to replace the aging Old Olympic Highway bridge over McDonald Creek.… Continue reading

Volunteers clean beaches of about 15 tons of debris during annual cleanup

The results are in after 1,330 volunteers cleaned debris from more than 60 Washington beaches during the 10th annual Washington Coast Cleanup. Jon Schmidt, Washington… Continue reading

PREP SOCCER: Sequim speeds past Port Angeles, earns playoff spot

Olympic League standings (as of April 30) Team Lg. Over. North Kitsap 11-0-0 13-0-1 Kingston 8-2-0 10-3-1 Sequim 6-4-0 7-5-2 Port Angeles 5-5-0 8-6-0 Bremerton… Continue reading

Peninsula-wide climate march draws more than 400

A crowd of more than 400 marched for climate action on the North Olympic Peninsula on April 29, joining others who participated in similar events… Continue reading

Recovered bald eagle released, reunited with mate near Port Angeles

Sparky, the bald eagle electrocuted last month by a 7,200-volt power line west of Port Angeles, has been released back to the wild and returned… Continue reading