Clallam County

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from across the North Olympic Peninsula vowed to operate business as usual after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded an Obama-era… Continue reading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

Murder suspect to undergo another mental health evaluation

Benjamin George Bonner will have another mental health evaluation before entering a plea in his pending murder case. Bonner, 18, is charged in the May… Continue reading

State terminates Cooke’s lease for Port Angeles salmon farm

Meetings were expected to begin last week between the state Department of Natural Resources and Cooke Aquaculture Pacific on plans to shut down the company’s… Continue reading

Clallam residents named to coastal marine advisory panel

Three Clallam County residents were appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to the Coastal Marine Advisory Council Northwest Region. The appointees are Richard Osborne of Joyce,… Continue reading

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                                Clallam Transit’s Strait Shot bus approaches Port Angeles on U.S. Highway 101 on a recent run from the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal.

Clallam Transit plans bus service expansion for holidays

Clallam Transit’s Strait Shot bus to Bainbridge Island had record-high ridership over Thanksgiving weekend, prompting the agency to expand the direct service on four upcoming… Continue reading

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                                Clallam Transit’s Strait Shot bus approaches Port Angeles on U.S. Highway 101 on a recent run from the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal.

Sequim man’s molestation trial date moved

A Sequim man charged with molesting and sending sexually explicit messages to a 14-year-old girl has a new trial date. Michael Douglas Millsap’s felony trial… Continue reading

Naked man escapes patrol vehicle in Port Angeles

A naked man jumped from a deputy’s moving patrol car after freeing one of his hands from his handcuffs and breaking a window Saturday, Dec.… Continue reading

Remembering Our Fallen: Tribute Towers in Port Angeles show faces of sacrifice

Every face tells a story. Nearly 5,000 stories were being told last weekend in a traveling photographic war memorial on display at the Captain Joseph… Continue reading

UPDATE: Man arrested after Christmas tree stolen in ransack of Sequim-area residence

Deputies didn’t call him a Grinch, but they say a man left a trail of ornaments after ransacking a Sequim-area home and stealing a Christmas… Continue reading