Jefferson County

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

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

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