Clallam County

Sequim man accused of assault after car prowl, chase

Nathan O. Reid was arrested last week for allegedly pointing a weapon or gun-shaped stick at a man who had chased him for burglarizing his… Continue reading

Lawsuit claims Clallam County violated Growth Management Act

Clallam County officials will discuss mineral resource lands in the coming weeks after property owners filed legal action against the county alleging violations of the… Continue reading

Olympic National Park seeks public input on alternatives for Olympic Hot Springs Road

Olympic National Park is asking the public to comment on how the park should restore vehicle access to the Elwha Valley in 2021. About 1… Continue reading

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PA’s Ice Village offers skating fun

Six-year-old twin sisters Emma Miller, left, and Aubri Miller get help from their mother, Heidi Allencastre of Sequim, with donning ice skates during the opening… Continue reading

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Peninsula legislators consider ban on plastic bags

Lawmakers representing the North Olympic Peninsula have mixed feelings about a proposed state-wide ban on single-use plastic carryout bags. State Rep. Mike Chapman, D-Port Angeles,… Continue reading

Search, rescue equipment stolen from Clallam County Sheriff’s Office

The Port Angeles Police Department is investigating after someone stole more than $20,000 worth of search and rescue equipment from the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office.… Continue reading

Elwha Valley access closed at Madison Falls

The Elwha Valley, including the Madison Falls parking area, is closed to the public at the Olympic National Park boundary, the park announced Wednesday, Nov.… Continue reading

Basement fire destroys Port Angeles poet’s home

A rural residence east of Port Angeles was destroyed by a fire on Nov. 20 after flames that began in the daylight basement chased the… Continue reading

OMC cuts to slow expansion plans, cancer center expansion still moving forward

Besides the Olympic Medical Cancer Center project, expansion plans for Olympic Medical Center’s Sequim campus are likely to slow down following anticipated cuts to Medicare… Continue reading

A barred owl takes flight at the Northwest Raptor and Wildlife Center. Photo by Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News

Raptor Center to close, eventually: After career of rescuing animals, Jaye Moore slowing down

Injured birds on the North Olympic Peninsula for decades have found refuge at the Northwest Raptor and Wildlife Center in Sequim. It’s there where Jaye… Continue reading

A barred owl takes flight at the Northwest Raptor and Wildlife Center. Photo by Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal told a crowd in Port Angeles last week he would like to see school districts have the ability to increase their local levies. Photo by Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News

State schools superintendent offers pespectives, funding ideas

On the heels of a paraeducator strike that shut down Port Angeles schools last week, state Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal visited Port Angeles… Continue reading

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal told a crowd in Port Angeles last week he would like to see school districts have the ability to increase their local levies. Photo by Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News

‘The most important thing’: Peninsula native talks service at Veterans Day event

On Sunday, Nov. 11 — the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I — people crowded into a hangar at U.S. Coast Guard… Continue reading

OMC to sue federal government over Medicare cuts

Olympic Medical Center is preparing to sue the federal government over its cuts to Medicare reimbursements for off-site clinics. The hospital’s board of commissioners last… Continue reading

With larger population, daily Clallam ballot counts required

There may be no more waiting three days for Clallam County election returns beginning in 2019 after Auditor Shoona Riggs learned that the county’s population… Continue reading

Sequim man’s hearing delayed after report of fatal disease

Clinton R. Caldwell, one of a dozen suspected predators arrested in a Net-Nanny child-sex sting operation in March, died Monday, Oct. 29, at his home,… Continue reading

Judge rules sex harassment complaint against prosecuting attorney will go to trial

A federal judge has decided a June 1, 2017 civil sexual harassment complaint against incumbent Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols will proceed to trial… Continue reading

Sequim man sentenced to 6½ years in prison after Net Nanny sting

A Sequim man who had intended to pay $300 to have sex with two children has been sentenced in Jefferson County Superior Court to 6½… Continue reading

Clallam Transit board approves labor agreement

The Clallam Transit board has approved a three-year labor agreement that provides retroactive pay and three years worth of raises for bus drivers, dispatchers and… Continue reading

Peninsula College awarded $2.2 million federal grant

Peninsula College officials announced recently the school will receive a $2.2 million grant from the federal Department of Education that officials say will enhance student… Continue reading

Woman accused of embezzlement from the Sequim VFW in jail again

A 31-year-old woman accused of embezzling nearly $10,000 from the Sequim Veterans of Foreign Wars post is back in jail after missing a court date… Continue reading