Clallam County

Clallam official: Get ahead of Ecology on ‘Hirst Fix’

The so-called “Hirst Fix” passed by the state Legislature earlier this year largely doesn’t effect Clallam County water basins yet, the county’s hydrogeologist told the… Continue reading

Lawsuit holds up bed and breakfast regs in Clallam

A lawsuit against Clallam County and its elected community development director is stalling progress on addressing bed and breakfast regulations in the county. Mary Ellen… Continue reading

$50,000 bail set for Sequim man on harassment charge following sting arrest

Bail of $50,000 was set April 16 for Net Nanny child-sex-sting defendant Clinton Roy Caldwell of Sequim on a charge of felony harassment of a… Continue reading

Mary Miller of Seattle, right, points at a collection of water fowl as bird watchers, from left, Nora Wright of Seattle, Annette Bailey of Port Alberni, British Columbia, and Gary Bush of Wintersville, Ohio, try to spot and identify birds at a wetland in the Three Crabs area north of Dungeness as part of the 2017 Olympic Peninsula BirdFest. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

Birders registering now for Olympic BirdFest

Registrations for field trips offered by the 15th annual Olympic BirdFest set for Friday through next Sunday continue to pour in, according to Coordinator Vanessa… Continue reading

Mary Miller of Seattle, right, points at a collection of water fowl as bird watchers, from left, Nora Wright of Seattle, Annette Bailey of Port Alberni, British Columbia, and Gary Bush of Wintersville, Ohio, try to spot and identify birds at a wetland in the Three Crabs area north of Dungeness as part of the 2017 Olympic Peninsula BirdFest. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News

Comment period extended for tribe’s oyster farm plans in Dungeness refuge

The Clallam County Hearing Examiner has extended the comment period for the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s plans to re-establish an oyster farm within the Dungeness National… Continue reading

EDC names interim director

The business support specialist for the Clallam County Economic Development Corp. has been named the nonprofit organization’s interim executive director while EDC members decide if… Continue reading

One-of-a kind collaboration expected to train health care workers on Peninsula

Peninsula College is teaming up with health care providers from Clallam and Jefferson counties in a wide-ranging $1 million effort funded by state lawmakers, the… Continue reading

Clallam County tries different approach to code enforcement

Clallam County officials are trying a new strategy for dealing with chronic code enforcement cases and are now asking Clallam County Superior Court for permission… Continue reading

Derry to present writings at Peninsula College

Poet, Peninsula College faculty emerita and 2017 writer-in-residence Alice Derry will be reading from her newest poetry collection, “Hunger” at Studium Generale in the Peninsula… Continue reading

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