Clallam County Beach Watcher volunteers will collect water samples for the first time at John Wayne Marina and Sequim Bay State Park this spring and summer. The sampling will begin May 18 and continue until Labor Day.
The swine flu strain thought to have originated in Mexico now appears to be a mild one contrary to initial reports, Clallam County health officer Dr. Tom Locke said at a May 1 press conference in Port Angeles.
Three sections of the Olympic Discovery Trail received funding in the state's 2009-2010 capital projects budget, including the Dry Creek bridge that will help extend the trail west from Port Angeles to the Elwha River.
The state of Washington honors Officer Kristine Fairbanks, U.S. Forest Service, and other law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty and recognize officers who have given service beyond the call of duty at a special ceremony on May 8.
The PEAK Leadership Program is a project of Peninsula College and Washington State University Team Jefferson Economic Development, which have joined ranks to develop a 10-month, annual community leadership program for 16 emerging leaders who reside in Clallam and Jefferson counties.
Friends of the Fields is proud to announce that Clallam County's application to the Recreation and Conservation Office of the state of Washington for Finn Hall Farm will be funded by the state Legislature.
Through slimy, stinky and clunky conditions, fifth-graders Dallas Allen, Morgan King, Grant Witherell and Alexander Mittmann go through their school's main hall each day collecting plastic recyclables and compostable materials for the school's worm bins.
Prevention Works! works. Started in 1998 with six members, today the Prevention Works! coalition of more than 250 parents, teachers, nonprofit agencies, medical and law enforcement personnel, governmental agencies and other citizens works to end child abuse and neglect, substance abuse and violence.
There is no denying the Olympic Peninsula is full of talent. Many authors make their homes here and they draw inspiration and ideas from the scenery, people and spiritual life. Three authors, one from Sequim and two from Port Angeles, recently published books about Christian faith.
On May 8, Peninsula College's Magic of Cinema film series will screen "El Imigrante," the fourth film in a series that concentrates on U.S./Mexican relations and Mexican-American families. It will begin at 7 p.m. in the college's Little Theater, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles.
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