Clallam County

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

Documentary film at Peninsula College explores race in U.S.

A documentary film, “I Am Not Your Negro,” which aims to present history from the Civil Rights movement to present day Black Lives Matter events,… Continue reading

Cooke Aquaculture says DNR had no reason to terminate lease in Port Angeles Harbor

Cooke Aquaculture Pacific has fired back at the state and its lands commissioner over a recent decision to terminate its lease for an Atlantic salmon… Continue reading

Officials: Peninsula flu season to be ‘moderately severe’

Flu season has arrived on the North Olympic Peninsula with spikes in confirmed cases and hospitalizations but no laboratory-confirmed influenza deaths, health officials said. Public… Continue reading

POINT OF VIEW: Not all net pens are created equal

By Kurt Grinnell Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe With all of the recent publicity about net pens, we feel compelled to weigh-in. Net pens are a technique… Continue reading

Sequim woman believed to have jumped from Elwha River Bridge

Sequim business leaders and community members are in mourning this week after the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office reported its findings that Sequim resident Jeri Lyn… Continue reading

Peninsula pot shop owners take wait-and-see stance after federal policy change

Retail marijuana shop owners from across the North Olympic Peninsula vowed to operate business as usual after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded an Obama-era… Continue reading

City of Pot Angeles awards $50,000 for BMX track improvements

The city of Port Angeles has awarded $50,000 to the Lincoln Park BMX Association for improvements to the city-owned Lincoln Park BMX Track. The City… Continue reading

Edgington, decorated Clallam County deputy, retires

One of the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office’s most decorated deputies to have ever served has retired Sheriff’s Deputy Ralph Edgington stepped down on Jan. 1,… Continue reading

Man rescued after getting stuck in snow on Forest Service road near Sequim

Emergency personnel last week plucked a Sequim-area motorist out of a remote area in Olympic National Forest after his vehicle became stranded in deep snow… Continue reading

Sequim man pleads not guilty to threatening school bus driver

A Sequim man has pleaded not guilty to making a racially motivated threat to a Jamestown S’Klallam school bus driver Dec. 20. Roger Dale Garman,… Continue reading

Some Clallam, Jefferson 9-1-1 calls going to wrong county

There’s a chance that 9-1-1 calls made from cellphones across the North Olympic Peninsula will be routed to the wrong dispatch center, in some cases… Continue reading