Clallam County

Measure now off the ballot: Clallam finance department question paperwork late

The Clallam County commissioners’ plans of putting a measure to create a county finance department on the November ballot have been delayed after paperwork was… Continue reading

Suicides on the rise in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Suicides on the North Olympic Peninsula are outpacing last year, according to coroner statistics for Clallam and Jefferson counties. There were 19 self-inflicted deaths in… Continue reading

Clallam jail inmate hangs self

An inmate hung herself in the Clallam County jail on Aug. 19. Amy Specht, 42, of Port Angeles was found by corrections deputies at about… Continue reading

Two injured in wreck near Sequim Bay State Park

A Port Angeles man lost consciousness while driving on U.S. Highway 101 near Sequim Bay State Park before sideswiping two vehicles in the oncoming lane… Continue reading

Bridge barrier work underway in Port Angeles

A work crew places upright posts on the Eighth Street bridge over Valley Creek in Port Angeles on Wednesday as part of a project to… Continue reading

PUD commissioners to interview 14 candidates for vacancy

All 14 candidates from Sequim and Port Angeles who are vying to replace former Clallam County Public Utility District Commissioner Hugh Haffner will be interviewed… Continue reading

Sequim man facing fourth DUI charge in under 10 years

A 26-year-old Sequim man appeared in Clallam County Superior Court on Aug. 13 for what would be his fourth charge of driving under the influence… Continue reading

Sequim man injured in wreck on Highway 101

A rear-end collision involving three vehicles on Aug. 13 sent a 57-year-old man to Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles. William Laubner of Sequim was… Continue reading

Sequim man sentenced in rape cases

A former Sequim church trustee who has been convicted of raping two eighth-grade girls in 2015 and 2016 and tampering with a witness following his… Continue reading

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