Clallam County

Port Angeles church donates to disabled veterans

A Port Angeles church donated $500 in late November to Chapter 9 of the Disabled American Veterans in Port Angeles, with hopes that other churches… Continue reading

Hearing set for huge proposed bed-and-breakfast on East Sequim Bay Road

A massive structure proposed as a bed-and-breakfast for East Sequim Bay Road will go before the Clallam County Building Code Board of Appeals on Monday.… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners set budget hearings; $1.5 million in spending reductions unspecified

Clallam County commissioners have scheduled a pair of public hearings on the 2017 budget. The draft budget contains a $1.5 million line item for budget… Continue reading

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe builds logjams for salmon habitat

In building logjams for salmon habitat in the Gray Wolf River, the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe took lessons from the river itself. By building structures out… Continue reading

Clallam EDC director stepping down

The Clallam County Economic Development Corporation announced its executive director’s retirement following a closed-door session at its board meeting Thursday, Nov. 17. Bill Greenwood, who… Continue reading

Man charged in high-speed chase west of Sequim

A 25-year-old Port Angeles man has been charged with attempting to elude a pursuing police vehicle for allegedly leading a sheriff’s deputy on a high-speed… Continue reading

Peninsula sites proposed for state trust land exchange

Three sites on the North Olympic Peninsula, including an off-stream reservoir for the Dungeness River, have been proposed in a state trust land exchange. A… Continue reading

‘He died for love’: Medal of Honor recipient honored at his grave

Community members, local veterans and members of the United States Army and Navy gathered on Veterans Day to honor the nation’s only Navy Seabee Medal… Continue reading

Veterans inspire youths with memories, ceremonies at Port Angeles Coast Guard base

The Purple Heart sat dusty and undisturbed for nearly five decades, a forgotten memento of blood shed in the jungles of Vietnam. The man who… Continue reading

Kilmer wins re-election to Congress

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, a Gig Harbor Democrat, took his bows on Nov. 9 in an email after handily defeating his 6th Congressional District general… Continue reading

Neupert holding out hope in Clallam Superior Court race against Coughenour

Clallam County Superior Court Judge Brian Coughenour held a four-point lead over a “hopeful” Dave Neupert after the first batch of general election ballots were… Continue reading

General election: Johnson, Coughenour lead in Clallam County races

Randy Johnson, who filed with no party preference, was defeating Democrat Ron Richards for the county board of commissioners seat now held by Mike Chapman… Continue reading

Clallam County jail breaking ground with opioid addiction treatment program

The medical team there — using Suboxone to stop inmates’ cravings for heroin — implements the only medically assisted drug treatment program inside a jail in the state.

Sequim veterinarian wins environmental award

Dr. Pete Schroeder was given the Eleanor Stopps Award for helping to protect the marine environment of the Salish Sea.

Sequim woman portrays Lillian Carter in one-woman show on New York stage

By Diane Urbani de la Paz Yes, she was nervous — more than she expected, Carol Swarbrick Dries of Sequim said, letting out a big,… Continue reading