Clallam County

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe breaks ground on safety, justice center

The justice system at the Jamestown S’Klallam tribal campus is moving from a basement to a shiny new facility. Dignitaries with golden shovels broke ground… Continue reading

Sequim man acquitted of one charge, jury hung on another charge

A 54-year-old Sequim man has been acquitted of an attempted rape charge while a second count of indecent liberties remains unresolved. Joseph G. Price was… Continue reading

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office released this forensic composite sketch of one of two male subjects suspected in the April 15 assault of a 34-year-old Port Angeles woman while jogging the Olympic Discovery Trail in Port Angeles. (Clallam County Sheriff’s Office)

Composite sketch released of man in April 15 trail assault

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office has released a sketch of one of two men who allegedly attacked a woman who was jogging with her dog… Continue reading

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office released this forensic composite sketch of one of two male subjects suspected in the April 15 assault of a 34-year-old Port Angeles woman while jogging the Olympic Discovery Trail in Port Angeles. (Clallam County Sheriff’s Office)

Sequim plans Bike Everywhere Month activities

Sequim fans of bicycling have plenty of chances to warm up for summer riding during Bike Everywhere Month, with group rides and other activities promoted… Continue reading

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Ward promoted to vice president of Sound Publishing; Josh O’Connor to step up as president

Peninsula Daily News Publisher Terry Ward has been promoted to vice president of Sound Publishing, Inc. Ward will continue to serve as publisher of the… Continue reading

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Olympic Discovery Trail jogger fights off assailants, deputies say

A woman was attacked while jogging with her dog on the Olympic Discovery Trail just east of Port Angeles on April 15, the Clallam County… Continue reading

Dave Neupert to seek Clallam County District Court 1 judgeship

Dave Neupert, a Port Angeles lawyer and former radio station news director announced that he will seek the Port Angeles-area District Court 1 judgeship in… Continue reading

Sequim city code prohibits private marinas

Port commissioners urged not to sell John Wayne Marina to private developers

Clallam official: Get ahead of Ecology on ‘Hirst Fix’

The so-called “Hirst Fix” passed by the state Legislature earlier this year largely doesn’t effect Clallam County water basins yet, the county’s hydrogeologist told the… Continue reading

Lawsuit holds up bed and breakfast regs in Clallam

A lawsuit against Clallam County and its elected community development director is stalling progress on addressing bed and breakfast regulations in the county. Mary Ellen… Continue reading

$50,000 bail set for Sequim man on harassment charge following sting arrest

Bail of $50,000 was set April 16 for Net Nanny child-sex-sting defendant Clinton Roy Caldwell of Sequim on a charge of felony harassment of a… Continue reading

Mary Miller of Seattle, right, points at a collection of water fowl as bird watchers, from left, Nora Wright of Seattle, Annette Bailey of Port Alberni, British Columbia, and Gary Bush of Wintersville, Ohio, try to spot and identify birds at a wetland in the Three Crabs area north of Dungeness as part of the 2017 Olympic Peninsula BirdFest. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

Birders registering now for Olympic BirdFest

Registrations for field trips offered by the 15th annual Olympic BirdFest set for Friday through next Sunday continue to pour in, according to Coordinator Vanessa… Continue reading

Mary Miller of Seattle, right, points at a collection of water fowl as bird watchers, from left, Nora Wright of Seattle, Annette Bailey of Port Alberni, British Columbia, and Gary Bush of Wintersville, Ohio, try to spot and identify birds at a wetland in the Three Crabs area north of Dungeness as part of the 2017 Olympic Peninsula BirdFest. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

Comment period extended for tribe’s oyster farm plans in Dungeness refuge

The Clallam County Hearing Examiner has extended the comment period for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s plans to re-establish an oyster farm within the Dungeness National… Continue reading

EDC names interim director

The business support specialist for the Clallam County Economic Development Corp. has been named the nonprofit organization’s interim executive director while EDC members decide if… Continue reading

One-of-a kind collaboration expected to train health care workers on Peninsula

Peninsula College is teaming up with health care providers from Clallam and Jefferson counties in a wide-ranging $1 million effort funded by state lawmakers, the… Continue reading

Clallam County tries different approach to code enforcement

Clallam County officials are trying a new strategy for dealing with chronic code enforcement cases and are now asking Clallam County Superior Court for permission… Continue reading

Derry to present writings at Peninsula College

Poet, Peninsula College faculty emerita and 2017 writer-in-residence Alice Derry will be reading from her newest poetry collection, “Hunger” at Studium Generale in the Peninsula… Continue reading

Net Nanny probe continues: Forty to 65 more had contact with officers

Law enforcement authorities in Clallam, Jefferson and Kitsap counties are continuing to investigate potential sexual predators who unwittingly took part in an internet “Net Nanny”… Continue reading

Our View: Tariffs on newsprint hit rural papers hard

Much of the talk of tariffs and trade wars has centered on the Trump administration’s decision to pursue increased taxes on some international supplies of… Continue reading

Packed crowd speaks out against selling John Wayne Marina

For the second time in two weeks, Port of Port Angeles commissioners heard their constituents say they are against selling John Wayne Marina. This time,… Continue reading