Clallam County

Clallam County raises camping fees by $2

It costs a couple of extra bucks to camp at Salt Creek on the Dungeness Recreation Area this year. Clallam County commissioners in December approved… Continue reading

Data: All ages, areas affected by opioid addiction in Clallam County

Newly released data shows Clallam County’s heroin and opioid epidemic affects people of all ages across the entire county. That was the biggest surprise to… Continue reading

Peninsula residents participate in March for Life

Among those participating in the March for Life in Washington, D.C., this year were Lea and Josef Sollmann of Port Angeles and Erin Henninger of… Continue reading

Sequim man in custody after homeowner tries to detain him at gunpoint

A Sequim man is in custody after authorities say a homeowner tried to hold him at gunpoint when the 31-year-old was found with a stolen… Continue reading

Two Peninsula schools receive Title 1 award

Greywolf Elementary School and Neah Bay Elementary School are among 54 U.S. schools to achieve a 2016 National Title I Distinguished School designation. The North… Continue reading

Memorial service set for last full-blooded Jamestown S’Klallam tribal member

Lyle Prince, 89, the last full-blooded Jamestown S’Klallam tribal member, a former tribal chairman and council member who helped the tribe gain federal recognition, died… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners back school measures in Sequim, Forks

One week after backing the Port Angeles school levy, Clallam County commissioners on Jan. 17 established positions in support of similar measures in Sequim and… Continue reading

Clallam county lifts ban on herbicide use

After years of debate, Clallam County has lifted a 26-year ban on herbicides as one weapon in the fight against noxious weeds on county roadsides.… Continue reading

Ozias to chair Clallam board in ‘17

Mark Ozias is the chairman of the Board of Clallam County Commissioners in 2017. Randy Johnson is the vice chairman, commissioners decided Jan. 3 in… Continue reading

Rowing association’s John Halberg felled by apparent heart attack during workout

John Halberg died doing what he loved. Halberg, founder of the Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association and a longtime community volunteer, suffered an apparent heart attack… Continue reading

Firefighters stalled in finding cause of Carlsborg blaze

The cause of a fire that ravaged a Carlsborg home on New Year’s Day likely will remain undetermined, firefighters say. “Everybody is scratching their heads… Continue reading

Friends of Sequim pilot, fiancee mourn

Sequim Sunrise Rotary members, friends and family are searching for answers as they mourn the loss of longtime Sequim pharmacist and pilot Jon R. Bernhoft,… Continue reading

Clallam eligible for more funding to replace McDonald Creek bridge; closure expected to begin in May

Clallam County is eligible for more federal funding to replace the Old Olympic Highway bridge over McDonald Creek. Commissioners Mark Ozias and Bill Peach voted… Continue reading

County hopes to meet April 1 deadline for Carlsborg sewer

Construction of the Carlsborg sewer is on track to be “substantially completed” by next April, Clallam County commissioners learned in December. Meeting the April 1… Continue reading

NOAA scientist to review Clallam County herbicide plan

An ecotoxicologist will review a Clallam County proposal to deploy herbicides in the battle against noxious weeds. Commissioner Mark Ozias announced last week that a… Continue reading

Two Sequim residents and two children killed in plane crash

Federal officials on Saturday scoured a Thorndyke Creek ravine where an eyewitness reported that a small aircraft “just dropped from the sky” Thursday, Dec. 29,… Continue reading

Historic Ward Farm now under contract for conservation

Sixty acres of active farmland within the Sequim-Dungeness Valley is now set to forever remain available for agriculture. Following more than five years of working… Continue reading

Judge to rule after Jan. 1 on radio, cellphone tower near Sequim

Judgment will be rendered after the first of the year on whether a 15-story radio and cellphone tower dressed up as a fir tree should… Continue reading

Snow for the holidaysHurricane Ridge offers skiing, snowboarding, tubing, snowshoe walks

With Christmas in the rearview mirror and a new year looming, peninsula residents are sure to look for something to do. One possibility for entertainment… Continue reading

Appeals board backs verdict on huge proposed bed-and-breakfast in Sequim

A Clallam County appeals board has affirmed that the building permit for a proposed 32,000-square-foot bed-and-breakfast on East Sequim Bay Road should be reviewed under… Continue reading