Clallam County

Skeleton crew work in Olympic National Park

A skeleton crew of National Park Service workers is staffing emergency functions in Olympic National Park during a partial federal shutdown that will have an… Continue reading


Autopsy indicates Sequim woman’s death a homicide

Authorities continue to investigate the death of a 57-year-old Sequim woman after an autopsy revealed that she died of traumatic injuries due to homicidal violence,… Continue reading


Police probe woman’s death in Sequim apartment

How a 57-year-old woman died in her Sequim apartment on Jan. 2 remains under investigation by Sequim Police Department and the Clallam County Coroner’s office… Continue reading


From left, Derrell Iverson, 57, Jordan Iverson, 27, and Tiffany May, 26, were shot and killed on or about Dec. 26, according to law enforcement.

‘Entire family in disbelief’ after Port Angeles triple homicide

Family and friends of the three people shot and killed at 52 Bear Meadow Road are heartbroken and searching for answers as law enforcement officials… Continue reading

From left, Derrell Iverson, 57, Jordan Iverson, 27, and Tiffany May, 26, were shot and killed on or about Dec. 26, according to law enforcement.

Sheriff’s Office searches for shooter after three killed at Port Angeles home

A welfare check on New Year’s Eve led to the discovery of a gruesome scene at 52 Bear Meadow Road where investigators discovered that a… Continue reading

Charges filed in $97,000 burglary

Authorities say Mikhail John Frantz and William Alan Duncan were co-conspirators, scheming to steal more than $97,000 in cash, rings and rare coins from a… Continue reading

Port Angeles man injured in Dec. 27 US Highway 101 crash

A Port Angeles man was hurt and the Washington State Patrol will recommend a charge of vehicular assault for a Sequim driver after a collision… Continue reading

Serenity House seeking funds to create shelter, center for Clallam County youth

Serenity House of Clallam County hopes to open a shelter and drop-in center for the county’s homeless youth where the teens could also gain work… Continue reading

Sequim’s Olympic Game Farm the target of animal rights group lawsuit

An animal rights law firm has made good on its threat to sue the Olympic Game Farm, which it alleges is not properly caring for… Continue reading

Olympic National Park among agencies affected with partial federal government shutdown

Olympic National Park was open to visitors in some areas but without offering any services on Saturday, Dec. 22, after the House and Senate adjourned… Continue reading

Former Port Angeles teacher found electrocuted in Sequim home

A retired Port Angeles High School art teacher known for his connection with students and a love for stained glass was fatally electrocuted while working… Continue reading

Rose Crumb, Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County founder, dies at age 92

Rose Crumb, a registered nurse who founded Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County at the dawn of the hospice movement, died Dec. 19 at her Port… Continue reading

Port Angeles woman gets $350,000 in settlement with Clallam prosecuting attorney

Former Clallam County employee Tina Hendrickson’s sexual harassment lawsuit against county Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols was settled last week in an agreement under which Hendrickson… Continue reading

Trial set for Bainbridge Island man accused in killing of Sequim woman

A February trial has been set in Benjamin G. Bonner’s murder case after a state psychiatrist determined that evidence of his legal sanity at the… Continue reading

Name of Littleneck Beach in Blyn gets state approval

The Washington State Board on Geographic Names has approved a name for a beach in Blyn offered by the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe that makes note… Continue reading

Sequim man accused of assault after car prowl, chase

Nathan O. Reid was arrested last week for allegedly pointing a weapon or gun-shaped stick at a man who had chased him for burglarizing his… Continue reading

Lawsuit claims Clallam County violated Growth Management Act

Clallam County officials will discuss mineral resource lands in the coming weeks after property owners filed legal action against the county alleging violations of the… Continue reading

Olympic National Park seeks public input on alternatives for Olympic Hot Springs Road

Olympic National Park is asking the public to comment on how the park should restore vehicle access to the Elwha Valley in 2021. About 1… Continue reading

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PA’s Ice Village offers skating fun

Six-year-old twin sisters Emma Miller, left, and Aubri Miller get help from their mother, Heidi Allencastre of Sequim, with donning ice skates during the opening… Continue reading

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Peninsula legislators consider ban on plastic bags

Lawmakers representing the North Olympic Peninsula have mixed feelings about a proposed state-wide ban on single-use plastic carryout bags. State Rep. Mike Chapman, D-Port Angeles,… Continue reading