Clallam County

Clallam eligible for more funding to replace McDonald Creek bridge; closure expected to begin in May

Clallam County is eligible for more federal funding to replace the Old Olympic Highway bridge over McDonald Creek. Commissioners Mark Ozias and Bill Peach voted… Continue reading

County hopes to meet April 1 deadline for Carlsborg sewer

Construction of the Carlsborg sewer is on track to be “substantially completed” by next April, Clallam County commissioners learned in December. Meeting the April 1… Continue reading

NOAA scientist to review Clallam County herbicide plan

An ecotoxicologist will review a Clallam County proposal to deploy herbicides in the battle against noxious weeds. Commissioner Mark Ozias announced last week that a… 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

Historic Ward Farm now under contract for conservation

Sixty acres of active farmland within the Sequim-Dungeness Valley is now set to forever remain available for agriculture. Following more than five years of working… Continue reading

Judge to rule after Jan. 1 on radio, cellphone tower near Sequim

Judgment will be rendered after the first of the year on whether a 15-story radio and cellphone tower dressed up as a fir tree should… Continue reading

Snow for the holidaysHurricane Ridge offers skiing, snowboarding, tubing, snowshoe walks

With Christmas in the rearview mirror and a new year looming, peninsula residents are sure to look for something to do. One possibility for entertainment… Continue reading

Appeals board backs verdict on huge proposed bed-and-breakfast in Sequim

A Clallam County appeals board has affirmed that the building permit for a proposed 32,000-square-foot bed-and-breakfast on East Sequim Bay Road should be reviewed under… Continue reading

Carlsborg woman arrested on selling, possessing drugs

A Carlsborg woman was arrested outside the Clallam County Courthouse for investigation of possessing and selling drugs and third-degree driving with a suspended licence, authorities… Continue reading

OMC takes on $20 million bond

Olympic Medical Center commissioners unanimously decided to take on a $20 million bond during a recent meeting. The loan will be used to pay a… Continue reading

Port Angeles church donates to disabled veterans

A Port Angeles church donated $500 in late November to Chapter 9 of the Disabled American Veterans in Port Angeles, with hopes that other churches… Continue reading

Hearing set for huge proposed bed-and-breakfast on East Sequim Bay Road

A massive structure proposed as a bed-and-breakfast for East Sequim Bay Road will go before the Clallam County Building Code Board of Appeals on Monday.… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners set budget hearings; $1.5 million in spending reductions unspecified

Clallam County commissioners have scheduled a pair of public hearings on the 2017 budget. The draft budget contains a $1.5 million line item for budget… Continue reading

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe builds logjams for salmon habitat

In building logjams for salmon habitat in the Gray Wolf River, the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe took lessons from the river itself. By building structures out… Continue reading

Clallam EDC director stepping down

The Clallam County Economic Development Corporation announced its executive director’s retirement following a closed-door session at its board meeting Thursday, Nov. 17. Bill Greenwood, who… Continue reading

Man charged in high-speed chase west of Sequim

A 25-year-old Port Angeles man has been charged with attempting to elude a pursuing police vehicle for allegedly leading a sheriff’s deputy on a high-speed… 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

‘He died for love’: Medal of Honor recipient honored at his grave

Community members, local veterans and members of the United States Army and Navy gathered on Veterans Day to honor the nation’s only Navy Seabee Medal… Continue reading

Veterans inspire youths with memories, ceremonies at Port Angeles Coast Guard base

The Purple Heart sat dusty and undisturbed for nearly five decades, a forgotten memento of blood shed in the jungles of Vietnam. The man who… 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