Clallam County

Clallam commissioners to mull taxing district to fund Sequim Library expansion

Clallam commissioners will consider adopting a pair of resolutions that would ask voters to create a taxing district to fund $13.3 million in new construction… Continue reading

 

Peninsula residents accused of stealing $1,300 worth of baby formula

Two Port Angeles residents allegedly stole more than $1,300 worth of infant formula from Safeway stores in Port Angeles and Sequim in early June to… Continue reading

 

Port of Port Angeles to appeal Sequim determination on John Wayne Marina

A disagreement has escalated between Port of Port Angeles and Sequim city officials over the future of John Wayne Marina. The port is appealing the… Continue reading

 

Long-time Clallam County PUD commissioner suffers stroke, resigns from post

Longtime and soon-to-be former Clallam County Public Utility District Commissioner Hugh Haffner continues to recover from a May 10 stroke, his wife said. “He can’t… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles considers levy lid lift to pay for John Wayne Marina upkeep

Port of Port Angeles commissioners will consider asking voters countywide to pay higher taxes to fund infrastructure improvements to John Wayne Marina in Sequim. Commissioners… Continue reading

Sequim man found guilty of third-degree rape

A jury of six men and six women found the Sequim father of four school-age children guilty on June 7 of raping two 14-year-old girls… Continue reading

Legislature gives schools more money but also more earmarks

Public school officials from across the North Olympic Peninsula aired their concerns about school funding during a closed-door meeting with state lawmakers in Sequim last… Continue reading

Regional lawmakers win Association of Washington Cities awards

Two state lawmakers from Sequim have been named 2018 City Championship Award recipients by the Association of Washington Cities. Sen. Kevin Van De Wege and… Continue reading

Clallam County deputy accused of sex crimes

A former Clallam County corrections deputy is facing charges of inappropriate touching of eight female inmates and having sexual contact with another woman in the… Continue reading

County commissioners wants input on fireworks from tribes, public

The Clallam County Board of Commissioners is considering banning consumer fireworks countywide but first wants input from local tribes and the public. Commissioner Mark Ozias… Continue reading

County health officer announces resignation

Dr. Christopher Frank will step down as Clallam County health officer Aug. 3, he announced last week. Frank, who became Clallam County health officer in… Continue reading

Fourth arrest reported in alleged Peninsula drug ring

Federal and local law enforcement have arrested four people, breaking up what officials are calling one of the primary illicit drug suppliers of heroin and… Continue reading

Clinton Caldwell

Sequim man sentenced for road rage

A Sequim man charged in the Net Nanny child-sex sting must serve 60 days in jail on an unrelated March 22 road-rage incident during which… Continue reading

Clinton Caldwell

City, county officials eye smoking, vaping age increase

Clallam County commissioners and Port Angeles City Council members agreed to explore raising the legal age for selling tobacco and vaping products from the state-mandated… Continue reading

Memorial Day services planned on Peninsula

Memorial Day ceremonies are planned across the North Olympic Peninsula. Most of the free, public events will be Monday. One — a monthly veterans memorial… Continue reading

Police probe threats sent to health care facilities in Port Angeles, Sequim

Police are investigating anonymous threats sent to individuals at health care facilities in Sequim and Port Angeles. Threatening letters were sent to four facilities, two… Continue reading

Duck luck: Fifty prizes awarded after Port Angeles rubber duck race

Some 300 to 400 people cheered as 30,441 yellow rubber ducks cascaded off a dump truck into the Lincoln Park Pond on May 20, during… Continue reading

Former treasurer files for prosecuting attorney race

Former Clallam County Treasurer Selinda Barkhuis has filed to run against the prosecuting attorney who sued her in 2016. Meanwhile, primary and general election contests… Continue reading

Clinton R. Caldwell

Sequim man faces up to a year in jail after guilty verdict in road rage case

Net Nanny sting defendant Clinton Caldwell of Sequim faces a maximum 364-day jail sentence May 29 after a Clallam County District Court 1 jury found… Continue reading

Clinton R. Caldwell

Friends, family remember Sequim attorney as family man, volunteer

Friends and family of Sequim attorney Anthony “Tony” Mauhar, who died May 14 at the Port Townsend Boat Haven, remembered this weekend a man who… Continue reading