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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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Malane: MV Coho likely to sail this year

The MV Coho will likely once again sail to Victoria — and maybe in time for the planned 2021 Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival. “I’m… Continue reading

Candidate interviews set for Port of Port Angeles executive director position

A NATO staff member, a New York City Economic Development Corp. executive and a former Port of Columbia County, Ore., real estate and business development… Continue reading

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Kurt Grinnell, Jamestown Tribe council member, dies in car wreck

Longtime Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal Council member Kurt Grinnell, a fisheries and aquaculture expert with deep familial roots on the North Olympic Peninsula, is being mourned… Continue reading

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Tepid approval of dam removals

Snake River project divides electeds

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Sheriffs, police chiefs side with Chauvin jury

North Olympic Peninsula police chiefs and sheriffs were not surprised that a Minnesota jury found former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin guilty of murdering George… Continue reading

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Tons of metal scrap are being hauled away from Midway Metals, avoiding enforcement action against its Port Orchard owner.

Cleanup begins at Midway Metals

Questions linger over lasting impact

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Tons of metal scrap are being hauled away from Midway Metals, avoiding enforcement action against its Port Orchard owner.

Port of Port Angeles eyes three finalists for top job

Numbers 9, 10 and 22 are stepping up to the plate. Pending background checks, the candidates for Port of Port Angeles executive director will visit… Continue reading

COVID spikes in Clallam; J & J shots exceeded 600 on Peninsula

Health officials in Clallam and Jefferson counties say more than 650 residents were administered the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine before the CDC paused… Continue reading

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe seeks traffic circle on US Highway 101

The ask from the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe was for support from the Clallam County commissioners for building a $2.5 million single-lane roundabout at the U.… Continue reading

Peninsula overdose deaths seem to be on the rise

Drug overdose deaths appear to be climbing on the North Olympic Peninsula. Clallam County seems on the verge of equalling, if not surpassing, drug-related fatalities… Continue reading

Peninsula counties have child care chasm

Child care is a major problem for families in both Clallam and Jefferson counties. Parents of an estimated 370 kids in Clallam County are in… Continue reading