Jesse Major

Clallam County to seek expert advice on cell towers

The Clallam County Planning Commission is looking at changes to cellphone tower requirements, but the commission first wants to hear from a… Continue reading

Agnew man plans hot, steep ride in a wheelchair

An Agnew man who gained international attention when he rode his wheelchair from Port Angeles to Portland, Ore., in 2016 is preparing… Continue reading

County finance department question to go before voters in November

Clallam County commissioners unanimously approved putting a proposal to create a county finance department on the November ballot after a public hearing… Continue reading

Requirements loom for Clallam juvenile facility grant

A $1.1 million state Department of Commerce grant to increase behavioral health facilities and capacity for children at Clallam County Juvenile and… Continue reading

Canadian athlete delays Strait swim

An ultra-marathon swimmer who planned to swim across the Strait of Juan de Fuca and back today has delayed her swim due to… Continue reading

Port Angeles man booked for investigation of burglary, other charges

A Port Angeles man was arrested and a woman fled when the Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team investigated a report of an… Continue reading

PA man faces assault charge in alleged shooting

A man who told law enforcement he shot at his neighbor last week because he was upset at a house being built… Continue reading

Reward offered for cat killing info in Port Angeles

The Animal Legal Defense Fund is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or… Continue reading

Yacht Club brings back ‘beer can’ races’ in Port Angeles

The Port Angeles Yacht Club’s members are once again enjoying weekly low-pressure sailboat races now that the club has resurrected its “beer… Continue reading

Three suspected drug dealers indicted on federal charges

Trio believed to be primary suppliers of drugs on Olympic Peninsula

Seattle man injured in motorcycle wreck near bridge

A motorcyclist was in stable condition Sunday afternoon after he was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle following a wreck on state… Continue reading

Wyoming man arrested following police pursuit

A man who the State Patrol said led law enforcement on a pursuit over the weekend is expected to appear in court… Continue reading

Dale Wilson, candidate for the District 3 seat on the Clallam County Board of County Commissioners, speaks during Nor’Wester Rotary’s candidate forum on July 6, 2018. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Candidate prompted investigation and anti-harassment order

Unsubstantiated claims by Dale T. Wilson, candidate for the District 3 seat on the Clallam County Board of County Commissioners, triggered a… Continue reading

Dale Wilson, candidate for the District 3 seat on the Clallam County Board of County Commissioners, speaks during Nor’Wester Rotary’s candidate forum on July 6, 2018. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Settlement agreement reached on lawsuit claiming excessive force

Attorneys for the City of Port Townsend have agreed to settle in a lawsuit — brought by a former journalist who accused a… Continue reading

Hood Canal Bridge shooter was wanted for slaying in Renton

The Renton Police Department was asking the public Wednesday for information about a 20-year-old New Jersey man who was wanted for first-degree murder… Continue reading

‘Eager to give back’: People take to streets for cleanup in Port Angeles

About 20 people, many of whom are recovering addicts, took to the streets Sunday to cleanup garbage and drug paraphernalia littered throughout… Continue reading

Suspect identified after neighbor fires on neighbor in Port Angeles

A Port Angeles man is in custody after law enforcement from across Clallam County converged on Mountain Home Road about 3 miles… Continue reading

Hood Canal Bridge shooter identified as New Jersey man suspected of murder

UPDATE: The Washington State Patrol on Tuesday night identified a 20-year-old New Jersey man wanted for first-degree murder as the shooter who took his own… Continue reading

Vehicular assault charge could follow state Highway 112 wreck in Sekiu

A 39-year-old man from Kimberly, Idaho, could face a vehicular assault charge after injuring himself and a 12-year-old passenger in a wreck on… Continue reading

PHOTO: Pullers arrive at Jamestown amid Paddle to Puyallup

Members of the Mowachaht Tribe’s canoe family arrive in Jamestown during the Power Paddle to Puyallup on Sunday. They were in one of 24 canoes… Continue reading