Clallam County

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

Sequim man awarded Carnegie Medal for role in saving woman on Hood Canal Bridge

A Sequim man who risked his life preventing a woman from jumping off the Hood Canal Bridge last year has recently earned a Carnegie Medal… Continue reading

Suzanne Hayden to run for Clallam County District 1 judgeship

A longtime attorney for Clallam Public Defender is running for the Port Angeles-area District Court 1 judge position being vacated by Rick Porter, whose pay-or-appear… Continue reading

Good Samaritan killed while helping stranded Sequim motorist

The State Patrol is seeking witnesses to a fatal hit and run that killed a Good Samaritan who stopped to help a Sequim motorist on… Continue reading

Roundabout considered for busy intersection

Clallam County officials are considering fast-tracking the installation of a traffic circle at the intersection of Sequim-Dungeness Way and Woodcock Road, citing concerns from local… Continue reading

Sequim man charged in road rage threat

Road-rage led to the incarceration of a 67-year-old man on a weapons-related gross misdemeanor charge Friday, March 23, after his first appearance in Clallam County… Continue reading

Lucas Dailey, warehouse worker at Leitz Farms in Port Angeles, loads hay into the back of his truck Monday. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Leitz Farms moving to location near Sequim

One of the largest family-owned farm stores on the North Olympic Peninsula is closing its doors in Port Angeles and moving close to Sequim after… Continue reading

Lucas Dailey, warehouse worker at Leitz Farms in Port Angeles, loads hay into the back of his truck Monday. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Port of Port Angeles gets offer from developer for John Wayne Marina

Port of Port Angeles commissioners agreed March 13 to seek public input on the future of publicly-owned John Wayne Marina after a Bend, Ore., developer… Continue reading

District 24 legislators tell of stances on vetoed bill

Two of the three District 24 legislators who represent Clallam and Jefferson counties signed a letter urging Gov. Jay Inslee to veto Senate Bill 6617… Continue reading

Joyce man apologizes as family, friends tell of man killed in wreck

Vance Mitchell Mattix apologized for taking Andrew Courney’s life before he was sentenced Feb. 28 to 8½ years in prison for vehicular homicide. Mattix, 50,… Continue reading

Clallam Economic Development director resigns

Bob Schroeter, executive director of the Clallam County Economic Development Corp., resigned effective Friday, March 2, after 10 months on the job. Schroeter said he… Continue reading

Sen. Kevin Van De Wege, D-24

Legislator: Delay paying property taxes

State Sen. Kevin Van De Wege is urging property owners to delay paying property tax bills they began receiving this week in anticipation of a… Continue reading

Sen. Kevin Van De Wege, D-24

World War II veteran enjoys balloon ride

Tom McKeown Sr., a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II, had a memorable early birthday present. The 95-year-old Port Angeles man took a… Continue reading

Clallam County to join opioid lawsuit

Clallam County has decided to join the local governments that are suing manufacturers and wholesalers of opioid-based prescription drugs. Commissioners voted 3-0 on Jan. 30… Continue reading

Peninsula residents told how to shelter at home after big quake

An overflow crowd of nearly 400 packed the Port Angeles library last week to gather tips on how to shelter at home after a major… Continue reading

Sequim woman hits unmarked State Patrol car in wreck

A 34-year-old Sequim woman was arrested for investigation of driving under the influence of alcohol Friday, Feb. 2, after the car she was driving collided… Continue reading

Insanity defense offered in case of bludgeoning death

Benjamin George Bonner has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity for the beating death of 71-year-old Sequim resident Cynthia Little. Bonner, 18, will be… Continue reading

Alpacas, glass work on Sequim tour throughout January

Each Saturday in January from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., visitors can visit the Happy Valley Alpaca Ranch and the recently opened Molten Mamma’s Hot Shop right… Continue reading