Jesse Major

A river runs through: Olympic National Park looks for long-term road solution in Elwha Valley

Olympic National Park might not restore vehicle access to the Elwha River Valley until a long-term solution is in place, and… Continue reading

Opioid lawsuit preparation continues

Work on preparing Clallam County’s lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors is still underway as a federal judge looks at settling more… Continue reading

Puerto Rico devastation compared to potential wreckage after Peninsula quake

Former state Rep. Jim Buck shared his experience in Puerto Rico with the Port Angeles Business Association Tuesday, comparing the response to… Continue reading

Drone comes close to hitting helicopter, Coast Guard says

A Coast Guard aircrew came within 50 feet of hitting a drone in Port Angeles on Saturday, the Coast Guard said. The… Continue reading

Buck, Zechenelly honored in state awards for their emergency preparedness work

Former state Rep. Jim Buck and and Blaine Zechenelly of Clallam County Emergency Management and Clallam Fire District No. 3 have earned… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners mull RV complaints, land use

A Sequim-area resident told the Clallam County commissioners Monday he is fed up with a neighboring property, where he said dozens of… Continue reading

Chain Gang volunteers clean up while getting outdoors

Inmates in the Clallam County Chain Gang get a taste of freedom each day as they clean up other people’s messes. “It’s… Continue reading

Students in Clallam County walk out in mourning, unity

Hundreds of students across Clallam County walked out of their classes Wednesday in memory of the 17 people killed at a Florida… Continue reading

Bay Variety to close: Customers already lamenting end of longtime five-and-dime-style store

It’s the end of an era. The owners of Bay Variety, an old-fashioned five and dime store at 135 W. First St.,… Continue reading

Leitz Farms moving to location near Sequim

One of the largest family-owned farm stores on the North Olympic Peninsula is closing its doors in Port Angeles and moving close… Continue reading

Volunteers in Medicine of the Olympics to expand thanks to $698,000 in state funding

The Volunteers in Medicine of the Olympics free clinic is set to receive $698,000 in state funding, allowing the volunteer clinic to… Continue reading

Peninsula viola student wins top prize in national contest

No one was surprised when violist Lauren Waldron, a senior at Port Angeles High School, earned the top prize in a national… Continue reading

Panel discusses response to violence

Port Angeles School District Superintendent Marc Jackson told those who attended a community forum on school and community safety that school officials… Continue reading

Peninsula students taking part Wednesday in national walkout over gun violence

Students at schools across the North Olympic Peninsula are preparing to walk out of their schools Wednesday to protest Congress’ inaction on… Continue reading

Ground crews training for big one prep in Coyle

Some 30 people preparing to help their communities when a massive earthquake eventually rocks Western Washington attended a ground crew training session over… Continue reading

State money to allow Port Angeles pool to kick-start expansion

William Shore Memorial Pool officials could break ground this year for an expansion after it received $1.5 million in state funding. The… Continue reading

Tribes file opioid lawsuit: Jamestown S’Klallam, Port Gamble S’Klallam, Suquamish tribes take action

The Jamestown S’Klallam, Port Gamble S’Klallam and Suquamish tribes are taking on pharmaceutical companies and drug distributors, claiming the companies flooded their reservations… Continue reading

State funds for suicide barriers on Eighth Street bridges secured

Rep. Mike Chapman hopes the suicide barrier project on the Eighth Street Bridges can move “full steam ahead” now that $350,000 has… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School students plan walkout to demand more action for school safety

Students at Port Angeles High School are preparing to walk out of school March 14, showing solidarity with a plethora of students… Continue reading

Crescent students plan to write letters to Congress, Legislature

Eighth-grade students at Crescent School in Joyce will write to their state and federal representatives about school safety as their peers across the… Continue reading