Clallam County

Man charged in high-speed chase west of Sequim

A 25-year-old Port Angeles man has been charged with attempting to elude a pursuing police vehicle for allegedly leading a sheriff’s deputy on a high-speed… Continue reading

Peninsula sites proposed for state trust land exchange

Three sites on the North Olympic Peninsula, including an off-stream reservoir for the Dungeness River, have been proposed in a state trust land exchange. A… Continue reading

Capt. Christ Kurgan crosses himself beside the grave of Medal of Honor recipient Marvin Shields during the annual Veterans Day ceremony at the Gardiner Cemetery on Friday. Photo by Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News

‘He died for love’: Medal of Honor recipient honored at his grave

Community members, local veterans and members of the United States Army and Navy gathered on Veterans Day to honor the nation’s only Navy Seabee Medal… Continue reading

Capt. Christ Kurgan crosses himself beside the grave of Medal of Honor recipient Marvin Shields during the annual Veterans Day ceremony at the Gardiner Cemetery on Friday. Photo by Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News
Mike Money of Port Angeles, a U.S. Navy veteran who served in Vietnam, salutes as a color guard passes during last Friday’s Veterans Day ceremony in the hangar of U.S. Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Veterans inspire youths with memories, ceremonies at Port Angeles Coast Guard base

The Purple Heart sat dusty and undisturbed for nearly five decades, a forgotten memento of blood shed in the jungles of Vietnam. The man who… Continue reading

Mike Money of Port Angeles, a U.S. Navy veteran who served in Vietnam, salutes as a color guard passes during last Friday’s Veterans Day ceremony in the hangar of U.S. Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Port Angeles. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)
Derek Kilmer

Kilmer wins re-election to Congress

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, a Gig Harbor Democrat, took his bows on Nov. 9 in an email after handily defeating his 6th Congressional District general… Continue reading

Derek Kilmer
Neupert holding out hope in Clallam Superior Court race against Coughenour

Neupert holding out hope in Clallam Superior Court race against Coughenour

Clallam County Superior Court Judge Brian Coughenour held a four-point lead over a “hopeful” Dave Neupert after the first batch of general election ballots were… Continue reading

Neupert holding out hope in Clallam Superior Court race against Coughenour
General election: Johnson, Coughenour lead in Clallam County races

General election: Johnson, Coughenour lead in Clallam County races

Randy Johnson, who filed with no party preference, was defeating Democrat Ron Richards for the county board of commissioners seat now held by Mike Chapman… Continue reading

General election: Johnson, Coughenour lead in Clallam County races
Julia Keegan, health services administrator, holds up a Suboxone strip, a drug the Clallam County jail uses to treat heroin and opioid addicts. The jail was the first on the West Coast and the only in the state to use medically assisted treatment for heroin addicts. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Clallam County jail breaking ground with opioid addiction treatment program

The medical team there — using Suboxone to stop inmates’ cravings for heroin — implements the only medically assisted drug treatment program inside a jail in the state.

Julia Keegan, health services administrator, holds up a Suboxone strip, a drug the Clallam County jail uses to treat heroin and opioid addicts. The jail was the first on the West Coast and the only in the state to use medically assisted treatment for heroin addicts. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)
Dr. Pete Schroeder with Katie Conroy, Port Townsend Marine Science Center AmeriCorps member, prepare a gray whale skeleton for underwater decomposition. (Port Townsend Marine Science Center)

Sequim veterinarian wins environmental award

Dr. Pete Schroeder was given the Eleanor Stopps Award for helping to protect the marine environment of the Salish Sea.

Dr. Pete Schroeder with Katie Conroy, Port Townsend Marine Science Center AmeriCorps member, prepare a gray whale skeleton for underwater decomposition. (Port Townsend Marine Science Center)
Sequim woman portrays Lillian Carter in one-woman show on New York stage

Sequim woman portrays Lillian Carter in one-woman show on New York stage

By Diane Urbani de la Paz Yes, she was nervous — more than she expected, Carol Swarbrick Dries of Sequim said, letting out a big,… Continue reading

Sequim woman portrays Lillian Carter in one-woman show on New York stage
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