Clallam County

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

Sequim’s Olympic Game Farm the target of animal rights group lawsuit

An animal rights law firm has made good on its threat to sue the Olympic Game Farm, which it alleges is not properly caring for… Continue reading

Olympic National Park among agencies affected with partial federal government shutdown

Olympic National Park was open to visitors in some areas but without offering any services on Saturday, Dec. 22, after the House and Senate adjourned… Continue reading

Former Port Angeles teacher found electrocuted in Sequim home

A retired Port Angeles High School art teacher known for his connection with students and a love for stained glass was fatally electrocuted while working… Continue reading

Rose Crumb, Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County founder, dies at age 92

Rose Crumb, a registered nurse who founded Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County at the dawn of the hospice movement, died Dec. 19 at her Port… Continue reading

Port Angeles woman gets $350,000 in settlement with Clallam prosecuting attorney

Former Clallam County employee Tina Hendrickson’s sexual harassment lawsuit against county Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols was settled last week in an agreement under which Hendrickson… Continue reading

Trial set for Bainbridge Island man accused in killing of Sequim woman

A February trial has been set in Benjamin G. Bonner’s murder case after a state psychiatrist determined that evidence of his legal sanity at the… Continue reading

Name of Littleneck Beach in Blyn gets state approval

The Washington State Board on Geographic Names has approved a name for a beach in Blyn offered by the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe that makes note… Continue reading

Sequim man accused of assault after car prowl, chase

Nathan O. Reid was arrested last week for allegedly pointing a weapon or gun-shaped stick at a man who had chased him for burglarizing his… Continue reading

Lawsuit claims Clallam County violated Growth Management Act

Clallam County officials will discuss mineral resource lands in the coming weeks after property owners filed legal action against the county alleging violations of the… Continue reading

Olympic National Park seeks public input on alternatives for Olympic Hot Springs Road

Olympic National Park is asking the public to comment on how the park should restore vehicle access to the Elwha Valley in 2021. About 1… Continue reading

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PA’s Ice Village offers skating fun

Six-year-old twin sisters Emma Miller, left, and Aubri Miller get help from their mother, Heidi Allencastre of Sequim, with donning ice skates during the opening… Continue reading

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Peninsula legislators consider ban on plastic bags

Lawmakers representing the North Olympic Peninsula have mixed feelings about a proposed state-wide ban on single-use plastic carryout bags. State Rep. Mike Chapman, D-Port Angeles,… Continue reading

Search, rescue equipment stolen from Clallam County Sheriff’s Office

The Port Angeles Police Department is investigating after someone stole more than $20,000 worth of search and rescue equipment from the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office.… Continue reading

Elwha Valley access closed at Madison Falls

The Elwha Valley, including the Madison Falls parking area, is closed to the public at the Olympic National Park boundary, the park announced Wednesday, Nov.… Continue reading

Basement fire destroys Port Angeles poet’s home

A rural residence east of Port Angeles was destroyed by a fire on Nov. 20 after flames that began in the daylight basement chased the… Continue reading

OMC cuts to slow expansion plans, cancer center expansion still moving forward

Besides the Olympic Medical Cancer Center project, expansion plans for Olympic Medical Center’s Sequim campus are likely to slow down following anticipated cuts to Medicare… Continue reading

A barred owl takes flight at the Northwest Raptor and Wildlife Center. Photo by Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News

Raptor Center to close, eventually: After career of rescuing animals, Jaye Moore slowing down

Injured birds on the North Olympic Peninsula for decades have found refuge at the Northwest Raptor and Wildlife Center in Sequim. It’s there where Jaye… Continue reading

A barred owl takes flight at the Northwest Raptor and Wildlife Center. Photo by Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal told a crowd in Port Angeles last week he would like to see school districts have the ability to increase their local levies. Photo by Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News

State schools superintendent offers pespectives, funding ideas

On the heels of a paraeducator strike that shut down Port Angeles schools last week, state Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal visited Port Angeles… Continue reading

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal told a crowd in Port Angeles last week he would like to see school districts have the ability to increase their local levies. Photo by Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News

‘The most important thing’: Peninsula native talks service at Veterans Day event

On Sunday, Nov. 11 — the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I — people crowded into a hangar at U.S. Coast Guard… Continue reading