Clallam County

Lieutenant governor visits Clallam: More opportunities for students among topics discussed

Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib heard from business and community leaders last week of a need to create more opportunities for students in Clallam County. Habib… Continue reading

Sequim police led on high-speed chase

A woman driving with expired tabs led Sequim police on a brief high-speed chase on U.S. Highway 101 on Sunday, Sept. 24, Detective Sgt. Sean… Continue reading

Sequim man charged with child molestation pleads not guilty

A 47-year-old Sequim man has been charged with five counts of first-degree child molestation. Gerald “Jay” Brownfield pleaded not guilty to the Class A felony… Continue reading

Port Angeles Symphony to conduct auditions

The Port Angeles Symphony, a 70-member community orchestra in its 85th season, has spaces for new members and conductor/music director Jonathan Pasternack encourages musicians to… Continue reading

YMCA of Sequim reports explosive membership in first months

The YMCA of Sequim gained so many new members in its first months that officials are now considering an expansion. “We’re not actively planning to… Continue reading

Deputies arrest man in theft of memorial statue of dog

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man suspected of the theft of a memorial statue of a popular dog. Adam Lux, 41, of… Continue reading

Plea deal reached in federal drug case

A Sequim man accused of trafficking large amounts of heroin and methamphetamine into Clallam County has pleaded guilty to lesser charges in federal court. Daniel… Continue reading

Chinn, Ryan apparent lineup for Clallam County Fire District 3

Aug. 1 primary election results resounded with a nearly 80 percent majority for Clallam County Fire District 3’s commissioner incumbent, who is seeking re-election. Steve… Continue reading

Sheriff suspends pet licensing program citing privacy concerns

Although a public records request for information on more than 2,000 pet owners and their animals has been rescinded, Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict has… Continue reading

Attic fire sears Carlsborg home

No one was hurt in an attic fire in Carlsborg on July 18, said Assistant Fire Chief Dan Orr of Clallam County Fire District 3.… Continue reading

Boat sinks at John Wayne Marina after pumps fail

A 46-foot wooden powerboat sank at John Wayne Marina last week. Harbormaster Ron Amundson said the first call came in at about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday,… Continue reading

Port Angeles woman released from hospital after Highway 101 wreck

An 18-year-old Port Angeles woman was released from Olympic Medical Center early Sunday, July 23, after a three-vehicle wreck the previous day, according to a… Continue reading

Clallam County Sheriff’s Office probing Carlsborg burglary

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary at Sunny Farms Country Store, 261461 U.S. Highway 101, at about 4 a.m. Wednesday, July 19.… Continue reading

‘Viola’ canoe returned with ceremony to its homeland on West End

The Viola canoe has been returned to its homeland after 50 years.  In the culture of the Hoh, Quileute and other Northwest Tribes the significance… Continue reading

Clallam to put juvenile justice sales tax on ballot

Clallam County voters this November will decide whether to support a one-tenth of 1 percent juvenile justice sales tax. The tax would be used exclusively… Continue reading

Lone Clallam County code enforcement officer juggles cases

When a neighbor’s property is overflowing with garbage, has leaking sewage or is filled with junk cars, many call Clallam County code enforcement, expecting results.… Continue reading

One sent to hospital after truck swerves off Old Olympic Highway

A 40-year-old man was transported to Olympic Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries on July 8 after a Ford F-150 swerved off Old Olympic Highway… Continue reading

Spruce Railroad Trail to be reopened this weekend

Hikers and bikers will travel through North Olympic Peninsula history when Spruce Railroad Trail reopens this weekend. Crews have nearly completed a half-mile trail segment… Continue reading

Man turns self in after chase in downtown Port Angeles

Bond was set at $65,000 on June 30 for a man who eluded police before he turned himself in to authorities at the Clallam County… Continue reading