Clallam County

Naked man escapes patrol vehicle in Port Angeles

A naked man jumped from a deputy’s moving patrol car after freeing one of his hands from his handcuffs and breaking a window Saturday, Dec.… 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

 

UPDATE: Man arrested after Christmas tree stolen in ransack of Sequim-area residence

Deputies didn’t call him a Grinch, but they say a man left a trail of ornaments after ransacking a Sequim-area home and stealing a Christmas… 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

Port Angeles man jailed after hit-and-run wreck injures two on Highway 101 in Carlsborg

A 35-year-old Port Angeles man remained in the Clallam County jail Sunday, Dec. 3, after a hit-and-run wreck in Carlsborg over the weekend. Ian M.… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center approves 2018 budget, 1 percent tax hike

By Sarah Sharp Olympic Peninsula News Group Olympic Medical Center’s board of commissioners recently approved the hospital’s 2018 operating and capital budgets, as well as… Continue reading

Clallam County taking comment on Shoreline Master Program update

Clallam County is accepting comment on the first major overhaul to its Shoreline Master Program — a 258-page document guiding future development along waterways —… Continue reading

Entrepreneurs win awards in Washington Coast Works Sustainable Small Business Competition

Budding businesses in Port Angeles, Forks and Westport won cash awards in the third annual Washington Coast Works Sustainable Small Business Competition. Entrepreneurs who focus… Continue reading

Defending freedom: Marine Corps veteran urges telling of military history

The annual regional Veterans Day ceremony in a Port Angeles Coast Guard hangar rarely coaxes crowd interjections. But on Saturday, Nov. 11, mumbles of “no”… Continue reading

Huge fee hike for park proposed; National Park Service seeks rise to $70 for one vehicle, one week

Could a single visit to the Elwha Valley, Hurricane Ridge or the Sol Duc Salmon Cascades cost $70? That’s what the National Park Service is… Continue reading

Masonic group honors Marvin G. Shields in ceremony

The National Sojourners Olympic Chapter 539 honored the late U.S. Navy Petty Officer Marvin G. Shields, the only Navy Seabee to receive the Medal of… 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

Forks man jailed following theft from Sequim Walmart, pursuit

A Forks man who deputies say walked out of the Sequim Walmart with nearly $1,000 in merchandise, fled police and attempted to steal a vehicle,… Continue reading

Port Angeles woman charged with embezzling from Sequim VFW back in jail

A 30-year-old Port Angeles woman charged with embezzling nearly $10,000 from the Sequim Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4760 is back in Clallam County jail,… Continue reading

Security Services Northwest relocates headquarters to Sequim

After 31 years in Discovery Bay, Security Services Northwest (SSNW) relocated its headquarters to Sequim. SSNW moved from 3501 Old Gardiner Road in Discovery Bay… Continue reading

Clallam County sheriff warns of check scam

Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict is warns residents of a check scam circulating in the county. Deputy Michael Leiter has taken reports of residents of… Continue reading

Mujeres de Maíz dinner to raise money for Chiapas women

Eye contact, college degrees and family planning: As indigenous Maya women in San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, pursue further education, the changes are… 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

Port of Port Angeles dedicates John Wayne Marina room to late executive director

The Port of Port Angeles has dedicated a room at John Wayne Marina to the late Jerry Hendricks, a former port executive director who was… Continue reading

Jamestown Tribe targets 2020 for hotel tower; full resort plans taking shape in Blyn

The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe is moving forward with its long-proposed resort and anticipates having the first of three hotel towers finished before summer of 2020,… Continue reading