Jesse Major

School closed today in Port Angeles; closure announced as negotiations continue

Port Angeles schools will be closed today as paraeducators prepare to strike after negotiations over wages stalled. Teachers have said they will… Continue reading

Port Angeles schools mediation aims to avoid strike

The Port Angeles School District and paraeducators entered into mediation Tuesday in hopes of reaching an agreement and averting potential for a… Continue reading

PHOTO GALLERY: Honoring those who served at Port Angeles Veterans Day gathering

U.S. Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles hosted the largest of the North Olympic Peninsula’s Veterans Day ceremonies on Sunday.… Continue reading

State mediator called in for Port Angeles School District, paraeducators negotiations

The Port Angeles School District has secured a state mediator for negotiations with the Port Angeles Paraeducator Association. The district enlisted the… Continue reading

Warning sign slated for Highway 101 near Brinnon

A large sign with flashing lights soon will be placed on U.S. Highway 101 at Mount Walker to warn southbound drivers to drive… Continue reading

Peach, Doherty await more news in Clallam County commission race

Candidates in the race for the Clallam County Commissioner Position 3 seat say the contest is too close to call now and… Continue reading

Clallam County commissioners agree on funding for Serenity House shelters

After hearing from people who use Serenity House of Clallam County’s night-by-night shelter, the Clallam County commissioners agreed they should fund the… Continue reading

Jefferson County Winter Shelter already at capacity, seeing increase in seniors

The Jefferson County Winter Shelter in the basement of the American Legion Post No. 26 building is already at capacity and is… Continue reading

Greyhound changes Dungeness Line schedule after feedback

Greyhound Lines has announced a change to its schedule, effective Tuesday, after receiving feedback on its current service. The first trip of… Continue reading

Rowing group asks for help in moving, repairing boathouse

The Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association is preparing to move its boathouse — which is supported on damaged pilings — closer to the… Continue reading

Man aids deputies in arrest

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office recovered two stolen vehicles after a private citizen blocked the vehicles in the driveway. Clallam County sheriff’s… Continue reading

OMC to sue federal government over Medicare cuts

Olympic Medical Center is preparing to sue the federal government over its cuts to Medicare reimbursements for off-site clinics. The hospital’s board… Continue reading

Paraeducators authorize strike in Port Angeles

The Port Angeles Paraeducators Association members have voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike starting next Thursday in an effort to encourage the… Continue reading

Benedict handily wins re-election as Clallam County sheriff

Clallam County Sheriff Bill Benedict handily won his fourth term during the general election, earning 73 percent of the votes in the… Continue reading

Winborn remains Clallam County DCD director

Mary Ellen Winborn will retain her seat as Clallam County Director of the Department of Community Development for another four years after… Continue reading

Program gives Peninsula tribes access to national crime databases

The U.S. Justice Department has announced the expansion of a program that provides tribes — including the Lower Elwha Klallam and Quinault… Continue reading

Ballots coming in as Election Day arrives

Today is Election Day, and ballots need to be postmarked today or dropped in ballot boxes by 8 p.m. tonight. At the… Continue reading

PHOTO: A deer moment in Port Townsend

Deer rest on the leaf-covered lawn in front of the Jefferson County Courthouse recently.… Continue reading

Neah Bay man arrested after two-vehicle wreck on Highway 112

A Neah Bay man was arrested for investigation of driving under the influence after several others were injured in a two-vehicle wreck… Continue reading

OPNET: Port Angeles arrests yield guns, possible explosive, $62,000 in cash

The arrest of a Port Angeles man wanted on a state Department of Corrections warrant led to the Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement… Continue reading