Clallam County

Sequim man awarded attorney fees by state Supreme Court

The state Supreme Court has ruled that a Sequim man who beat criminal marijuana charges is entitled to attorney fees after the Olympic Peninsula Narcotics… Continue reading

 

Maguire to step down as Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts director

The frontman for the Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts will drop the microphone in December. Dan Maguire, ninth-year executive director of the Port… Continue reading

 

Sequim man charged with child molestation

Brian Russell Dilley was charged Sept. 6 with the first-degree child molestation of a 4-year-old girl. Dilley, 37, of Sequim, will be arraigned on the… Continue reading

 

Sequim man’s threat, racial slur leads to cultural sensitivity training

A Sequim resident will avoid trial on a felony malicious harassment charge by undergoing cultural sensitivity training after he allegedly threatened and yelled a racial… Continue reading

Walkers find partial human skull at Port Williams beach

A desecrated human skull found by a beach walker on Labor Day will be examined by the state Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation to… Continue reading

North Olympic Land Trust selects 2018 Farmer of the Year

Scott Chichester, owner and farmer of Chi’s Farm in Sequim, is the North Olympic Land Trust’s 2018 Farmer of the Year. Chichester will be honored… Continue reading

Sequim woman booked after alleged burglary, assault, pursuit

A Sequim woman was arrested for investigation of first-degree burglary, fourth-degree assault — domestic violence, eluding a police vehicle and resisting arrest. Melody Sue White,… Continue reading

Four finalists named to succeed Clallam Administrator Jim Jones

Clallam County, County Administrator Candidates What: Meet, greet four candidates for Clallam County Administrator When: 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 Where: County Commissioners Meeting Room… Continue reading

DUI patrols to increase leading up to Labor Day weekend

Law enforcement agencies across the Olympic Peninsula will increase DUI patrols Friday through Sept. 3 in anticipation of Labor Day weekend. According to a press… Continue reading

Vehicle prowls on ODT: Ten cars parked at trailheads burgled; 18 vehicle break-ins in county

Vehicles in parking areas along Olympic Discovery Trail from Sequim to west of Port Angeles have been broken into during a recent surge of daytime… Continue reading

Wheels down: Agnew’s Mackay completes wheelchair journey from Idaho

A triumphant Ian Mackay last week crossed the Clallam-Jefferson County line with supporters cheering him on. On Aug. 24, Mackay was nearing the end of… Continue reading

Measure now off the ballot: Clallam finance department question paperwork late

The Clallam County commissioners’ plans of putting a measure to create a county finance department on the November ballot have been delayed after paperwork was… Continue reading

Suicides on the rise in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Suicides on the North Olympic Peninsula are outpacing last year, according to coroner statistics for Clallam and Jefferson counties. There were 19 self-inflicted deaths in… Continue reading

Clallam jail inmate hangs self

An inmate hung herself in the Clallam County jail on Aug. 19. Amy Specht, 42, of Port Angeles was found by corrections deputies at about… Continue reading

Two injured in wreck near Sequim Bay State Park

A Port Angeles man lost consciousness while driving on U.S. Highway 101 near Sequim Bay State Park before sideswiping two vehicles in the oncoming lane… Continue reading

Bridge barrier work underway in Port Angeles

A work crew places upright posts on the Eighth Street bridge over Valley Creek in Port Angeles on Wednesday as part of a project to… Continue reading

PUD commissioners to interview 14 candidates for vacancy

All 14 candidates from Sequim and Port Angeles who are vying to replace former Clallam County Public Utility District Commissioner Hugh Haffner will be interviewed… Continue reading

Sequim man facing fourth DUI charge in under 10 years

A 26-year-old Sequim man appeared in Clallam County Superior Court on Aug. 13 for what would be his fourth charge of driving under the influence… Continue reading

Sequim man injured in wreck on Highway 101

A rear-end collision involving three vehicles on Aug. 13 sent a 57-year-old man to Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles. William Laubner of Sequim was… Continue reading

Sequim man sentenced in rape cases

A former Sequim church trustee who has been convicted of raping two eighth-grade girls in 2015 and 2016 and tampering with a witness following his… Continue reading