Olympic Peninsula News Group

Clallam County sheriff warns of check scam

Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict is warns residents of a check scam circulating in the county. Deputy Michael Leiter has taken reports of residents of… Continue reading

Boat burns, sinks near Whidbey Island

A yacht burned and sank off the west coast of Whidbey Island on Thursday, Sept 21, while the lone person aboard was taken to John… Continue reading

Port Angeles Symphony to conduct auditions

The Port Angeles Symphony, a 70-member community orchestra in its 85th season, has spaces for new members and conductor/music director Jonathan Pasternack encourages musicians to… Continue reading

Deputies arrest man in theft of memorial statue of dog

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man suspected of the theft of a memorial statue of a popular dog. Adam Lux, 41, of… Continue reading

Sequim bicyclist hit, injured in collision on US Highway 101

A Sequim bicyclist was injured in a collision on U.S. Highway 101 east of Sequim on July 18, a Clallam County Fire District No. 3… Continue reading

Attic fire sears Carlsborg home

No one was hurt in an attic fire in Carlsborg on July 18, said Assistant Fire Chief Dan Orr of Clallam County Fire District 3.… Continue reading

Sequim’s Beuke, team USA takes second in U23 world championships

Sequim’s Elise Beuke, already coming off a spectacular rowing season, helped the United States’ women’s U23 eight boat take second place at the Under 23… Continue reading

Clallam County Sheriff’s Office probing Carlsborg burglary

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary at Sunny Farms Country Store, 261461 U.S. Highway 101, at about 4 a.m. Wednesday, July 19.… 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

Fastpitch: Wolves fall in nailbiters at state

The Wolves’ season came to a close with an 8-4 loss to Eatonville on May 26 in the 2A state tournament at Carlon Park, finishing… Continue reading

Golf: SHS boys defend Higgins Memorial title, Sequim girls improve to 8-1 with league win

Sequim’s boys and girls golf squads have plenty of momentum heading into the postseason. Sequim’s boys captured their second league title in as many years… Continue reading

Boys soccer: Wolves shut out Bulldogs

Olympic League standings (as of April 24) Team Lg. Over. North Kitsap 9-0-0 11-0-1 Kingston 6-2-0 8-3-1 Sequim 5-3-0 6-4-2 Port Angeles 4-4-0 7-5-0 Bremerton… Continue reading

Boys soccer: Sequim knocks off Knights, Trojans

Olympic League standings (as of April 17) Team Lg. Over. North Kitsap 7-0-0 9-0-1 Kingston 5-2-0 6-3-1 Port Angeles 4-2-0 7-3-0 Sequim 4-3-0 5-3-2 Bremerton… Continue reading

Boys soccer: Sequim, Alaska squad play to a tie

On their spring break, Sequim’s Wolves played host once again to their visitors from the north. Freshman Ryan Tolberd scored three goals as a mixed… Continue reading

Hood Canal Bridge repair work set for March 18-25

The Hood Canal Bridge will be closed overnight beginning Saturday, March 18, while the internal mechanics of its draw span are rebuilt and replaced. The… Continue reading

Sequim resident wins Coast Guard’s Enlisted Person of the Year award

Petty Officer 1st Class Tara Dodd of Sequim has received the Enlisted Person of the Year award for the 13th Coast Guard District. Dodd received… Continue reading

Port Angeles police arrest man on ‘Most Wanted’ list

Police arrested a man wanted on multiple burglary and other charges early Thursday morning, March 9. Jonathon Heckathorn, 25, was arrested in a vehicle stop… Continue reading

Missing man survives five days trapped in his car near Sequim

A man walking his dog along Sequim-Dungeness Way is credited with finding a man trapped in a car this morning, Feb. 27. His find led… Continue reading

Olympic Bagel closes in Port Angeles

Olympic Bagel Co., a prominently located east Port Angeles bakery-restaurant, shut its doors last week after 16 years in business. “We’ve fed a lot of… Continue reading