Jesse Major

Lawsuit history dominates Clallam prosecuting attorney forum

Questions about who sued former Treasurer Selinda Barkhuis dominated the discussion when Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols and Barkhuis, his challenger,… Continue reading

Clallam County sheriff hopefuls spar

Candidates for Clallam County Sheriff disagreed on whether deputies should carry a drug that reverses overdoses and how well staffed the department… Continue reading

Game Farm lawsuit threatened: Animal rights group issues ultimatum to Sequim facility

The Animal Legal Defense Fund is threatening to sue the Olympic Game Farm in Sequim, alleging the facility keeps animals — including lions,… Continue reading

William Shore Memorial Pool to temporarily close for $15 million renovation in April

Costs force move from phased plan that would have left Port Angeles facility open during work

Clallam commissioners to focus on chief financial officer before new county administrator

The Clallam County commissioners agreed Monday they should hire a chief financial officer before restarting their search for a new county administrator.… Continue reading

RVs, bed and breakfasts topics in Department of Community Development forum

The two candidates competing for the Clallam County Director of the Department of Community Development position disagree on many issues, including how… Continue reading

Opioid bill awaits president’s signature

Legislation intended to combat the opioid epidemic has passed Congress and is awaiting the president’s signature to become law. The bipartisan Opioid… Continue reading

Burn bans lifted in Clallam, Jefferson

Burn bans in Clallam and Jefferson counties have been lifted as of Monday. Recreational fires, residential burns and permitted debris burns are… Continue reading

PHOTO: Vehicles line street for Frugals anniversary

A two-block line of vehicles ques up at Frugals in Port Angeles on Sunday. The fast-food restaurant, which started in Port Angeles, celebrated its 30-year… Continue reading

Clallam prosecutor seeks dismissal of sexual harassment lawsuit

Clallam County Prosecutor Mark Nichols has asked a federal judge to dismiss the civil sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him by a former… Continue reading

Clallam County budget proposed at $47.5 million

Clallam County staff have finished meeting with department heads as they look for additions to next year’s proposed $47.5 million general fund… Continue reading

Shore Memorial Pool in Port Angeles nets $1.25 million in state grants

The William Shore Memorial Pool District has been chosen to receive two grants from the state Recreation and Conservation Office and the… Continue reading

Study approved in attempt to restore vehicle access to the Elwha Valley

Olympic National Park has announced a finding of no significant impact for a study that will determine the feasibility of relocating… Continue reading

Serenity House shelter likely to reopen; director sought

Serenity House of Clallam County plans to reopen its night-by-night shelter on Oct. 15, if the nonprofit can hire a new shelter… Continue reading

Some hope to save historic kitchen at former Elwha Campground

In what used to be the Elwha Campground adjacent to the flood-ravaged Olympic Hot Springs Road is a historic community kitchen… Continue reading

Peninsula Behavioral Health to expand into children’s center in Port Angeles

Construction has started on Peninsula Behavioral Health’s new Children’s Behavioral Health Center. The facility will be in the mostly-vacant building on its… Continue reading

Stolen law enforcement guns recovered

Two department-issued Glock handguns stolen from the home of two Clallam County Sheriff’s Office employees over the summer have been recovered. The… Continue reading

Olympic National Park ends first roundup of goats

The first round of goat wrangling in Olympic National Park has come to an end and 98 goats have been moved… Continue reading

Timber is top talk at debate: Peach, Doherty spar in Clallam commission battle

Timber dominated the discussion as Clallam County commissioner candidates Bill Peach, the Republican incumbent, and former commissioner Mike Doherty, a Democrat, exchanged… Continue reading

Port Angeles men accused in federal court of series of crimes

Two Port Angeles men accused of burglarizing Olympic National Park entrance stations and stealing more than $2,000 worth of property from them face… Continue reading