Clallam County

Health board dismisses complaint against Berry

State body says health officers have broad powers

 

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OMC board candidates mull abortion services

Death With Dignity Act also discussed

 

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Sequim woman receives virtual treatment for disorder, a first in Washington state

Abbott rep says roll out pushed forward by Covid with 3,000-plus served so far

 

Jerren Fisher

UPDATED: Missing backpacker found, airlifted to get medical care

An overdue backpacker was found and airlifted to Olympia for medical evaluation and care, Olympic National Park reported Sunday night. Jerren Fisher, 26, of New… Continue reading

Jerren Fisher
U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) joined State Rep. Steve Tharinger (D-Port Townsend), salmon and steelhead guide Ashley Nichole Lewis, President of Taylor Shellfish Company Bill Taylor and conservationist Tim McNulty for a hike in Olympic National Forest to discuss her Wild Olympics Wilderness & Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. Photo courtesy of Office of Sen. Patty Murray

Wild Olympics legislation on upswing

Bill passes Senate hurdle but needs House support

U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) joined State Rep. Steve Tharinger (D-Port Townsend), salmon and steelhead guide Ashley Nichole Lewis, President of Taylor Shellfish Company Bill Taylor and conservationist Tim McNulty for a hike in Olympic National Forest to discuss her Wild Olympics Wilderness & Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. Photo courtesy of Office of Sen. Patty Murray
Clallam County Commissioner Randy Johnson, left, speaks with Jefferson County Commissioner Greg Brotherton, seated, as the pair receive motorized wheelchair advice 
Aug. 28 from Teena Woodward, mother of Ian Mackay, founder of Ian’s Ride. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Sea to Sound illustrates accessibility of ODT

Clallam, Jefferson commissioners join in on wheelchairs

Clallam County Commissioner Randy Johnson, left, speaks with Jefferson County Commissioner Greg Brotherton, seated, as the pair receive motorized wheelchair advice 
Aug. 28 from Teena Woodward, mother of Ian Mackay, founder of Ian’s Ride. Photo by Keith Thorpe/Olympic Peninsula News Group

Olympic Medical Center budget anticipates 60 percent Medicare cut

The Olympic Medical Center Board of Commissioners has approved a $221 million budget for 2020, including a 1 percent levy increase. The commissioners unanimously approved… Continue reading

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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
The newly rebuilt trail to the summit of Hurricane Hill was opened by Olympic National Park in August 2020. File photo by Pierre LaBossiere/Olympic Peninsula News Group
The newly rebuilt trail to the summit of Hurricane Hill was opened by Olympic National Park in August 2020. File photo by Pierre LaBossiere/Olympic Peninsula News Group
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Carol Swarbrick Dries portrays Lillian Carter in a new docudrama. Photo courtesy CJR Films

Swarbrick Dries presents Lillian Carter in film this weekend

Carol Swarbrick Dries, the movie and stage actor who makes her home in Sequim, is appearing in “Lillian Carter: More than a President’s Mother,” an… Continue reading

Carol Swarbrick Dries portrays Lillian Carter in a new docudrama. Photo courtesy CJR Films
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
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
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These conceptual drawings from American Ramp Company/Velosolutions show the BMX pump track planned for Erickson Playfield in Port Angeles. Organizers hope to open the track in October.

PA council OKs pump track contract

New grant-funded course expected to open next fall

These conceptual drawings from American Ramp Company/Velosolutions show the BMX pump track planned for Erickson Playfield in Port Angeles. Organizers hope to open the track in October.
A Sequim students enjoys a ride on a newly-donated adaptive bicycle, donated by Rotary Club of Sequim. Submitted photo

Milestone: Rotary Club of Sequim donates eighth, ninth adaptive bikes

A collaboration between Sequim schools and the Rotary Club of Sequim is keeping several local students pedaling their way to improved fitness. Working with Molly… Continue reading

A Sequim students enjoys a ride on a newly-donated adaptive bicycle, donated by Rotary Club of Sequim. Submitted photo
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