Clallam County

County commissioners wants input on fireworks from tribes, public

The Clallam County Board of Commissioners is considering banning consumer fireworks countywide but first wants input from local tribes and the public. Commissioner Mark Ozias… Continue reading

County health officer announces resignation

Dr. Christopher Frank will step down as Clallam County health officer Aug. 3, he announced last week. Frank, who became Clallam County health officer in… Continue reading

Fourth arrest reported in alleged Peninsula drug ring

Federal and local law enforcement have arrested four people, breaking up what officials are calling one of the primary illicit drug suppliers of heroin and… Continue reading

Clinton Caldwell

Sequim man sentenced for road rage

A Sequim man charged in the Net Nanny child-sex sting must serve 60 days in jail on an unrelated March 22 road-rage incident during which… Continue reading

Clinton Caldwell

City, county officials eye smoking, vaping age increase

Clallam County commissioners and Port Angeles City Council members agreed to explore raising the legal age for selling tobacco and vaping products from the state-mandated… Continue reading

Memorial Day services planned on Peninsula

Memorial Day ceremonies are planned across the North Olympic Peninsula. Most of the free, public events will be Monday. One — a monthly veterans memorial… Continue reading

Police probe threats sent to health care facilities in Port Angeles, Sequim

Police are investigating anonymous threats sent to individuals at health care facilities in Sequim and Port Angeles. Threatening letters were sent to four facilities, two… Continue reading

Duck luck: Fifty prizes awarded after Port Angeles rubber duck race

Some 300 to 400 people cheered as 30,441 yellow rubber ducks cascaded off a dump truck into the Lincoln Park Pond on May 20, during… Continue reading

Former treasurer files for prosecuting attorney race

Former Clallam County Treasurer Selinda Barkhuis has filed to run against the prosecuting attorney who sued her in 2016. Meanwhile, primary and general election contests… Continue reading

Clinton R. Caldwell

Sequim man faces up to a year in jail after guilty verdict in road rage case

Net Nanny sting defendant Clinton Caldwell of Sequim faces a maximum 364-day jail sentence May 29 after a Clallam County District Court 1 jury found… Continue reading

Clinton R. Caldwell

Friends, family remember Sequim attorney as family man, volunteer

Friends and family of Sequim attorney Anthony “Tony” Mauhar, who died May 14 at the Port Townsend Boat Haven, remembered this weekend a man who… Continue reading

Bluff erosion has county planning culvert replacement

A poorly-designed culvert has hastened the erosion of a bluff canyon between Sequim and Port Angeles, forcing a temporary road closure and an unplanned culvert… Continue reading

Sequim man dies after boat capsizes

A 58-year-old Sequim man has died after the boat he was fishing on was struck by a wave and capsized near Tatoosh Island, the Clallam… Continue reading

UPDATE: Officials say hiker who had gone missing likely died from 300-foot fall

Jeremiah Adams likely died from a 300-foot fall into a ravine, the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office said on May 13, a day after hikers found… Continue reading

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe breaks ground on safety, justice center

The justice system at the Jamestown S’Klallam tribal campus is moving from a basement to a shiny new facility. Dignitaries with golden shovels broke ground… Continue reading

Sequim man acquitted of one charge, jury hung on another charge

A 54-year-old Sequim man has been acquitted of an attempted rape charge while a second count of indecent liberties remains unresolved. Joseph G. Price was… Continue reading

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office released this forensic composite sketch of one of two male subjects suspected in the April 15 assault of a 34-year-old Port Angeles woman while jogging the Olympic Discovery Trail in Port Angeles. (Clallam County Sheriff’s Office)

Composite sketch released of man in April 15 trail assault

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office has released a sketch of one of two men who allegedly attacked a woman who was jogging with her dog… Continue reading

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office released this forensic composite sketch of one of two male subjects suspected in the April 15 assault of a 34-year-old Port Angeles woman while jogging the Olympic Discovery Trail in Port Angeles. (Clallam County Sheriff’s Office)

Sequim plans Bike Everywhere Month activities

Sequim fans of bicycling have plenty of chances to warm up for summer riding during Bike Everywhere Month, with group rides and other activities promoted… Continue reading

Josh O’Connor

Ward promoted to vice president of Sound Publishing; Josh O’Connor to step up as president

Peninsula Daily News Publisher Terry Ward has been promoted to vice president of Sound Publishing, Inc. Ward will continue to serve as publisher of the… Continue reading

Josh O’Connor

Olympic Discovery Trail jogger fights off assailants, deputies say

A woman was attacked while jogging with her dog on the Olympic Discovery Trail just east of Port Angeles on April 15, the Clallam County… Continue reading