Clallam County

Clallam Primary: Doherty, Peach to vie in general election

Incumbent Republican Clallam County Commissioner Bill Peach and Democrat Mike Doherty Jr. will advance to the Nov. 6 general election, along with District Court 1… Continue reading

Man arrested on warrants, drug offenses

Clallam County sheriff’s deputies have arrested a convicted felon who had two outstanding warrants and was seen on video surveillance fleeing from the 7 Cedars… Continue reading

Olympic National Park sets plan to capture mountain goats

Olympic National Park will begin capturing mountain goats late this summer now that the Park Service has released its record of decision for the Mountain… Continue reading

Cause of fire south of Blyn under investigation

The state Department of Natural Resources is investigating the cause of a brush fire that burned on a hill south of Blyn on July 27,… Continue reading

Clallam County deputies seek information about wanted man

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office was searching for a convicted felon who fled from the 7 Cedars Casino after deputies arrived on July 27. Anthony… Continue reading

Clallam sheriff, former detective spar in candidate forum

A former law enforcement officer challenging the Clallam County sheriff for his position said last week the agency should hire more deputies and promised to… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles pulls appeal of Sequim decision about John Wayne Marina

The Port of Port Angeles has withdrawn its appeal of a decision by Sequim city officials that the city’s shoreline master program prohibits the widely… Continue reading

Three suspected drug dealers indicted on federal charges

Trio believed to be primary suppliers of drugs on Olympic Peninsula

Canoes welcomed at Hollywood Beach during Paddle to Puyallup

Weary pullers were greeted with smiles and warm Lower Elwha Klallam hospitality Friday, July 20, as the Tribal Canoe Journey arrived in Port Angeles. Twenty-two… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners seek compromise on fireworks ban after hearing

Clallam County’s three county commissioners said after a public hearing they want to strike a compromise on a proposed fireworks ordinance. Commissioners heard from 17… Continue reading

Famed Jamestown S’Klallam storyteller given national award

Elaine Grinnell’s talent for sharing the stories of the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe has not gone unnoticed. She was one of four people across the nation… Continue reading

Northwest Maritime Center to receive totem pole, canoe from Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe

The Northwest Maritime Center will be gifted two pieces of Native American art by the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, designed and carved for the center by… Continue reading

Kilmer: Bill aims to expand broadband access

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer plans to introduce a bill this month that would help expand broadband access to rural areas such as the West End… Continue reading

2020 vision: Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe moves ahead on hotel plans

The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe is moving forward on its long-planned hotel and resort at 7 Cedars Casino, firming up plans to open a five-story, 100-room… Continue reading

Port officials limit choices for marina: Sale to private developer, levy no longer options

Selling John Wayne Marina to a for-profit company or private developer is off the table. The same is true for a Port of Port Angeles… Continue reading

Carlsborg house fire displaces Sequim resident

A Sequim woman is homeless after a fire destroyed her house overnight on July 7. When firefighters first arrived to 99 Dickinson St., north of… Continue reading

Fire District 3 commissioners to place levy lid lift on November ballot

Voters in the Sequim area and a small part of East Jefferson County will consider this November a proposed levy lid lift for Clallam County… Continue reading

Four escape with minor injuries after wreck, vehicle fire near Sequim

Four people escaped a rollover wreck on U.S. Highway 101 near Old Gardiner Road east of Sequim after the rental car they were in rolled… Continue reading

League of Women Voters schedule primary election voter forums

The League of Women Voters of Clallam County will sponsor two free public candidate forums this month. The forums are offered to help voters prepare… Continue reading

Most Olympic National Park campgrounds, roads now open for season

Most roads and campgrounds are open for the season in Olympic National Park. “The park’s higher elevations have an above average snowpack and Hurricane Ridge… Continue reading