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Mental health focus of hospital election forum

Three candidates give views

 

Politics plays role in ‘nonpartisan’ races

Conservative Sequim group in forefront

 

Hall: QAnon a ‘hoax’

Donnie Hall, an organizer of the Sequim-based Independent Advisory Association, said he has changed his mind about QAnon, the right-wing conspiracy theory movement. After calling… Continue reading

 

Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Bill Nichols, left, talks about a proposed mental health court program accompanied by District Court Judge Dave Neupert on July 13 at the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Clallam County mental health court favored

Clallam County officials are moving forward with establishing the 16th mental health court in the state of Washington by Dec. 31. Backed by a courthouse… Continue reading

Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Bill Nichols, left, talks about a proposed mental health court program accompanied by District Court Judge Dave Neupert on July 13 at the Clallam County Courthouse in Port Angeles. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group
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Strait Shot adding third Bainbridge trip

Clallam Transit plans to make it easier for people to take the bus, even if they live in Forks and Neah Bay. The public transportation… Continue reading

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COVID claims 19th victim on Peninsula: Clallam woman in her 30s

A 15th person, unvaccinated and the youngest victim so far, has died from COVID-19 in Clallam County, where the full vaccination rate remains steady at… Continue reading

Jury finds Sequim woman guilty of attempted murder

A Clallam County Superior Court jury has found a 50-year-old Sequim woman guilty of attempted murder and assault involving a bloody 2019 knife attack on… Continue reading

Aspiring Dash pilot Josh Crabtree of Port Angeles unloads boxes of maintenance records from a Dash Air Shuttle Cessna 402C on Wednesday, June 30, at William R. Fairchild International Airport in Port Angeles. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

They’re here! Dash planes arrive in Port Angeles

August remains target date for service

Aspiring Dash pilot Josh Crabtree of Port Angeles unloads boxes of maintenance records from a Dash Air Shuttle Cessna 402C on Wednesday, June 30, at William R. Fairchild International Airport in Port Angeles. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

North Olympic Peninsula reaps millions in federal COVID funds

North Olympic Peninsula county and city governments are laying groundwork to spend $32.8 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act funds, which are coming their… Continue reading

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Arson, crash incident is a 2-county case

A Sequim man who allegedly lit gasoline he had sprayed on the pavement at a Blyn convenience store, stole a pickup truck and crashed it… Continue reading

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Department of Natural Resources addressing hardwood shortage

The foundation is being laid for a pilot effort to provide cedar and alder to North Olympic Peninsula mills starving for raw materials, state Lands… Continue reading

Local employers chafe over lack of workers

Employers in Clallam and Jefferson counties are begging for workers, with some forced to offer hiring bonuses for hourly wage jobs while COVID-19 restrictions ease… Continue reading

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Candidates flood Clallam County ballot

Candidate filing week in Clallam County closed with a flourish as 72 candidates threw their hats in the ring for 40 elected positions. The flood… Continue reading

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Kent man pleads guilty to sex assault at Olympic National Park cabin

A Kent man who admitted to sexually assaulting a 14-year-old family friend at a rented lakeside cabin in Olympic National Park will be sentenced to… Continue reading

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Dash is firming up flight plans

A start-up airline is cementing plans to rekindle commercial passenger service from the North Olympic Peninsula to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport after a 7½-year hiatus, a… Continue reading

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Port of Port Angeles picks new executive director

Port of Port Angeles commissioners selected former NATO officer Geoff James as the tax district’s new executive director following an executive session Tuesday. Port board… Continue reading

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City council members look to election

Current office-holders will crowd the Nov. 2 ballot for city council races in Sequim, according to interviews with those planning to register anew for positions… Continue reading

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Speed, distraction factors in Grinnell crash

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Council member Kurt Grinnell was speeding southbound on Mount Pleasant Road last month with a cellphone video player turned on, propped on… Continue reading

A 48-foot fishing yacht burns in the Strait of Juan de Fuca in this photograph captured by Port Angeles resident Ken Campbell.

Three rescued from burning yacht in Strait

A Coast Guard crew rescued three men unharmed from a burning 48-foot sport fishing yacht in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, snuffing the blaze… Continue reading

A 48-foot fishing yacht burns in the Strait of Juan de Fuca in this photograph captured by Port Angeles resident Ken Campbell.
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Grinnell, tribal peace maker, honored

Kurt Frederick Grinnell, his memory honored last week with an American flag lowered in mourning over the U.S. Capitol, was remembered Saturday by hundreds as… Continue reading

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