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Murder suspect to undergo another mental health evaluation

Benjamin George Bonner will have another mental health evaluation before entering a plea in his pending murder case. Bonner, 18, is charged in the May… Continue reading

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                                Clallam Transit’s Strait Shot bus approaches Port Angeles on U.S. Highway 101 on a recent run from the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal.

Clallam Transit plans bus service expansion for holidays

Clallam Transit’s Strait Shot bus to Bainbridge Island had record-high ridership over Thanksgiving weekend, prompting the agency to expand the direct service on four upcoming… Continue reading

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                                Clallam Transit’s Strait Shot bus approaches Port Angeles on U.S. Highway 101 on a recent run from the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal.

Sequim man’s molestation trial date moved

A Sequim man charged with molesting and sending sexually explicit messages to a 14-year-old girl has a new trial date. Michael Douglas Millsap’s felony trial… Continue reading

Remembering Our Fallen: Tribute Towers in Port Angeles show faces of sacrifice

Every face tells a story. Nearly 5,000 stories were being told last weekend in a traveling photographic war memorial on display at the Captain Joseph… Continue reading

Sequim man accused of two acts of vandalism

A Sequim man was arrested twice within 15 hours last week for allegedly smashing out windows at Serenity House and Port Angeles City Hall. Wesley… Continue reading

Report: Bonner can stand trial in beating death of Sequim-area woman

A medicated Benjamin George Bonner has the capacity to understand the murder charge against him and the ability to assist in his own defense, a… Continue reading

Joyce man charged with vehicular homicide after fatal wreck near Sequim

A Joyce man who allegedly caused a fatal wreck near Sequim has been charged with vehicular homicide. Vance Mitchell Mattix, 50, was charged Monday, Oct.… Continue reading

Sequim police led on high-speed chase

A woman driving with expired tabs led Sequim police on a brief high-speed chase on U.S. Highway 101 on Sunday, Sept. 24, Detective Sgt. Sean… Continue reading

Sequim man charged with child molestation pleads not guilty

A 47-year-old Sequim man has been charged with five counts of first-degree child molestation. Gerald “Jay” Brownfield pleaded not guilty to the Class A felony… Continue reading

Plea deal reached in federal drug case

A Sequim man accused of trafficking large amounts of heroin and methamphetamine into Clallam County has pleaded guilty to lesser charges in federal court. Daniel… Continue reading

Clallam County’s Rainshadow Disc Golf Park dedicated near Blyn

Rainshadow Disc Golf Park dedicated near Blyn

Clallam to put juvenile justice sales tax on ballot

Clallam County voters this November will decide whether to support a one-tenth of 1 percent juvenile justice sales tax. The tax would be used exclusively… Continue reading

Spruce Railroad Trail to be reopened this weekend

Hikers and bikers will travel through North Olympic Peninsula history when Spruce Railroad Trail reopens this weekend. Crews have nearly completed a half-mile trail segment… 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 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

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

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

Clallam Transit approves ‘Strait Shot’ bus service to Bainbridge ferry terminal

Clallam Transit has approved a daily bus service from downtown Port Angeles to the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal. Transit board members voted 8-0 March 20… Continue reading