Clallam County

Peninsula protest sees more than 675 rally against federal immigration policy

More than 675 protesters gathered near the U.S. Border Patrol station in Port Angeles on Saturday, June 30, to rally against federal immigration policies. Similar… Continue reading

Sequim hires hearing examiner for dispute with port over John Wayne Marina

City of Sequim officials have hired a hearing examiner to adjudicate a dispute with the Port of Port Angeles over John Wayne Marina. The city… Continue reading

Sprint boat races to resume in Port Angeles; Company that owns property bought out

Sprint boat tickets available now Tickets and reserved camping spots for the two upcoming sprint boat races on Saturday, July 28 and Sept. 29 at… Continue reading

Vehicle pursuit ends with arrest of Sequim man

A 5-mile vehicle pursuit by law enforcement personnel on June 23 ended with the arrest of a 22-year-old Sequim man and the filing of charges… Continue reading

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