Jefferson County

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

 

Entrepreneurs win awards in Washington Coast Works Sustainable Small Business Competition

Budding businesses in Port Angeles, Forks and Westport won cash awards in the third annual Washington Coast Works Sustainable Small Business Competition. Entrepreneurs who focus… Continue reading

 

Defending freedom: Marine Corps veteran urges telling of military history

The annual regional Veterans Day ceremony in a Port Angeles Coast Guard hangar rarely coaxes crowd interjections. But on Saturday, Nov. 11, mumbles of “no”… Continue reading

Masonic group honors Marvin G. Shields in ceremony

The National Sojourners Olympic Chapter 539 honored the late U.S. Navy Petty Officer Marvin G. Shields, the only Navy Seabee to receive the Medal of… Continue reading

Report: Bonner can stand trial in beating death of Sequim-area woman

A medicated Benjamin George Bonner has the capacity to understand the murder charge against him and the ability to assist in his own defense, a… Continue reading

Security Services Northwest relocates headquarters to Sequim

After 31 years in Discovery Bay, Security Services Northwest (SSNW) relocated its headquarters to Sequim. SSNW moved from 3501 Old Gardiner Road in Discovery Bay… Continue reading

Jamestown Tribe targets 2020 for hotel tower; full resort plans taking shape in Blyn

The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe is moving forward with its long-proposed resort and anticipates having the first of three hotel towers finished before summer of 2020,… Continue reading

Kilmer talks federal budget, Paris accord in Olympic Peninsula News Group interview

Democrats and Republicans in Congress should hash out their own budget rather than using President Donald Trump’s “unserious” budget as a starting point, said U.S.… Continue reading

Peninsula robotics teams compete in international contest

Two high school robotics teams from the North Olympic Peninsula held their own at the FIRST Robotics Competition in Houston, Texas, which gathered roughly 400… Continue reading

Volunteers clean beaches of about 15 tons of debris during annual cleanup

The results are in after 1,330 volunteers cleaned debris from more than 60 Washington beaches during the 10th annual Washington Coast Cleanup. Jon Schmidt, Washington… Continue reading

Clallam Transit approves ‘Strait Shot’ bus service to Bainbridge ferry terminal

Clallam Transit has approved a daily bus service from downtown Port Angeles to the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal. Transit board members voted 8-0 March 20… Continue reading

Clallam Transit eyes service to Bainbridge

Clallam Transit has proposed daily bus service to the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal called the “Strait Shot,” a 75-mile, transfer-free ride from downtown Port Angeles… Continue reading

Sequim man charged with child-rape counts; four victims come forward

A 30-year-old Sequim man is facing new child rape charges after a fourth alleged victim disclosed crimes to authorities last week. Nathan A. Chavez was… 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

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

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

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

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

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