Clallam County

Sequim motorcyclist arrested at gunpoint after high speed chase

A Sequim man was arrested at gunpoint last week after he allegedly drove a motorcycle at speeds of more than 110 mph in a 40… Continue reading

Sequim school bus collides with car on way to game; ar driver injured, none on bus hurt, troopers say

A 26-year-old Bainbridge Island woman was injured when a Sequim school bus carrying the football team and cheerleaders hit her car as it traveled to… Continue reading

Clallam PUD opposes carbon fee initiative

Clallam County Public Utility District commissioners have resolved to oppose a state ballot measure that would slap a fee on large carbon polluters. District commissioners… Continue reading

Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict answers questions during the League of Women Voters forum Tuesday. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Clallam County sheriff incumbent, challenger spar at debate

Candidates for Clallam County Sheriff disagreed on whether deputies should carry a drug that reverses overdoses and how well staffed the department is in a… Continue reading

Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict answers questions during the League of Women Voters forum Tuesday. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)
Selinda Barkhuis, former Clallam County treasurer and candidate for prosecuting attorney, answers questions during a League of Women Voters forum Wednesday. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Clallam Prosecuting Attorney candidates dispute lawsuit history at forum

Questions about who sued former Treasurer Selinda Barkhuis dominated the discussion when Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols and Barkhuis, his challenger, spoke at a… Continue reading

Selinda Barkhuis, former Clallam County treasurer and candidate for prosecuting attorney, answers questions during a League of Women Voters forum Wednesday. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Harvest of Hope dinner tickets on sale now

Tickets are on sale now for the 16th annual Harvest of Hope Wine & Dinner Gala. The dinner, which will raise money for local cancer… Continue reading

Clallam withdraws job offer, will restart search for administrator

The Clallam County Board of County Commissioners rescinded its conditional offer to hire David Fraser as its next administrator after discovering information that showed he… Continue reading

Sequim man awarded attorney fees by state Supreme Court

The state Supreme Court has ruled that a Sequim man who beat criminal marijuana charges is entitled to attorney fees after the Olympic Peninsula Narcotics… Continue reading

Maguire to step down as Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts director

The frontman for the Juan de Fuca Foundation for the Arts will drop the microphone in December. Dan Maguire, ninth-year executive director of the Port… Continue reading

Sequim man charged with child molestation

Brian Russell Dilley was charged Sept. 6 with the first-degree child molestation of a 4-year-old girl. Dilley, 37, of Sequim, will be arraigned on the… Continue reading

Sequim man’s threat, racial slur leads to cultural sensitivity training

A Sequim resident will avoid trial on a felony malicious harassment charge by undergoing cultural sensitivity training after he allegedly threatened and yelled a racial… Continue reading

Walkers find partial human skull at Port Williams beach

A desecrated human skull found by a beach walker on Labor Day will be examined by the state Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation to… Continue reading

North Olympic Land Trust selects 2018 Farmer of the Year

Scott Chichester, owner and farmer of Chi’s Farm in Sequim, is the North Olympic Land Trust’s 2018 Farmer of the Year. Chichester will be honored… Continue reading

Sequim woman booked after alleged burglary, assault, pursuit

A Sequim woman was arrested for investigation of first-degree burglary, fourth-degree assault — domestic violence, eluding a police vehicle and resisting arrest. Melody Sue White,… Continue reading

Four finalists named to succeed Clallam Administrator Jim Jones

Clallam County, County Administrator Candidates What: Meet, greet four candidates for Clallam County Administrator When: 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 Where: County Commissioners Meeting Room… Continue reading

DUI patrols to increase leading up to Labor Day weekend

Law enforcement agencies across the Olympic Peninsula will increase DUI patrols Friday through Sept. 3 in anticipation of Labor Day weekend. According to a press… Continue reading

Vehicle prowls on ODT: Ten cars parked at trailheads burgled; 18 vehicle break-ins in county

Vehicles in parking areas along Olympic Discovery Trail from Sequim to west of Port Angeles have been broken into during a recent surge of daytime… Continue reading

Wheels down: Agnew’s Mackay completes wheelchair journey from Idaho

A triumphant Ian Mackay last week crossed the Clallam-Jefferson County line with supporters cheering him on. On Aug. 24, Mackay was nearing the end of… Continue reading

Measure now off the ballot: Clallam finance department question paperwork late

The Clallam County commissioners’ plans of putting a measure to create a county finance department on the November ballot have been delayed after paperwork was… Continue reading

Suicides on the rise in Clallam, Jefferson counties

Suicides on the North Olympic Peninsula are outpacing last year, according to coroner statistics for Clallam and Jefferson counties. There were 19 self-inflicted deaths in… Continue reading