Clallam County

‘The most important thing’: Peninsula native talks service at Veterans Day event

On Sunday, Nov. 11 — the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I — people crowded into a hangar at U.S. Coast Guard… Continue reading

 

OMC to sue federal government over Medicare cuts

Olympic Medical Center is preparing to sue the federal government over its cuts to Medicare reimbursements for off-site clinics. The hospital’s board of commissioners last… Continue reading

 

With larger population, daily Clallam ballot counts required

There may be no more waiting three days for Clallam County election returns beginning in 2019 after Auditor Shoona Riggs learned that the county’s population… Continue reading

 

Sequim man’s hearing delayed after report of fatal disease

Clinton R. Caldwell, one of a dozen suspected predators arrested in a Net-Nanny child-sex sting operation in March, died Monday, Oct. 29, at his home,… Continue reading

Judge rules sex harassment complaint against prosecuting attorney will go to trial

A federal judge has decided a June 1, 2017 civil sexual harassment complaint against incumbent Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols will proceed to trial… Continue reading

Sequim man sentenced to 6½ years in prison after Net Nanny sting

A Sequim man who had intended to pay $300 to have sex with two children has been sentenced in Jefferson County Superior Court to 6½… Continue reading

Clallam Transit board approves labor agreement

The Clallam Transit board has approved a three-year labor agreement that provides retroactive pay and three years worth of raises for bus drivers, dispatchers and… Continue reading

Peninsula College awarded $2.2 million federal grant

Peninsula College officials announced recently the school will receive a $2.2 million grant from the federal Department of Education that officials say will enhance student… Continue reading

Woman accused of embezzlement from the Sequim VFW in jail again

A 31-year-old woman accused of embezzling nearly $10,000 from the Sequim Veterans of Foreign Wars post is back in jail after missing a court date… Continue reading

Game Farm lawsuit threatened: Animal rights group issues ultimatum to Sequim facility

By Jesse Major Olympic Peninsula News Group The Animal Legal Defense Fund is threatening to sue the Olympic Game Farm in Sequim, alleging the facility… Continue reading

Sequim motorcyclist arrested at gunpoint after high speed chase

A Sequim man was arrested at gunpoint last week after he allegedly drove a motorcycle at speeds of more than 110 mph in a 40… Continue reading

Sequim school bus collides with car on way to game; ar driver injured, none on bus hurt, troopers say

A 26-year-old Bainbridge Island woman was injured when a Sequim school bus carrying the football team and cheerleaders hit her car as it traveled to… Continue reading

Clallam PUD opposes carbon fee initiative

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners have resolved to oppose a state ballot measure that would slap a fee on large carbon polluters. District commissioners… Continue reading

Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict answers questions during the League of Women Voters forum Tuesday. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Clallam County sheriff incumbent, challenger spar at debate

Candidates for Clallam County Sheriff disagreed on whether deputies should carry a drug that reverses overdoses and how well staffed the department is in a… Continue reading

Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict answers questions during the League of Women Voters forum Tuesday. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)
Selinda Barkhuis, former Clallam County treasurer and candidate for prosecuting attorney, answers questions during a League of Women Voters forum Wednesday. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Clallam Prosecuting Attorney candidates dispute lawsuit history at forum

Questions about who sued former Treasurer Selinda Barkhuis dominated the discussion when Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols and Barkhuis, his challenger, spoke at a… Continue reading

Selinda Barkhuis, former Clallam County treasurer and candidate for prosecuting attorney, answers questions during a League of Women Voters forum Wednesday. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Harvest of Hope dinner tickets on sale now

Tickets are on sale now for the 16th annual Harvest of Hope Wine & Dinner Gala. The dinner, which will raise money for local cancer… Continue reading

Clallam withdraws job offer, will restart search for administrator

The Clallam County Board of County Commissioners rescinded its conditional offer to hire David Fraser as its next administrator after discovering information that showed he… Continue reading

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