Jesse Major

Ajax Cafe expected to reopen in Hadlock; boatbuilding school new owner of building

The Ajax Cafe is expected to reopen in Port Hadlock now that the community has raised funds needed for the Northwest School… Continue reading

Man arrested after Christmas tree stolen in ransack of Sequim-area home

Deputies didn’t call him a Grinch, but they say a man left a trail of ornaments after ransacking a Sequim-area home and… Continue reading

Jefferson commissioners near approval of $55.8 million 2018 budget

Jefferson County commissioners are poised to approve a $55.8 million 2018 budget that officials said maintains the status quo. “It is essentially… Continue reading

Training burn provides Clallam agencies, youths with rare learning opportunity

More than 30 firefighters from across Clallam County watched as blazes ripped through two buildings that they had set on fire in… Continue reading

Couple escapes blaze but home lost near Port Townsend

A couple escaped their burning Port Townsend-area home Thursday morning as a blaze ripped through the house. Firefighters from East Jefferson Fire-Rescue,… Continue reading

Brinnon woman taken to hospital after wreck

A Brinnon woman troopers suspect of driving under the influence was taken to Jefferson Healthcare on Wednesday night after a single-vehicle wreck in… Continue reading

Jefferson PUD seeks donations to help low-income families

Jefferson County Public Utility District is urging its customers to round their utility bills up to the nearest dollar this winter to… Continue reading

PHOTO GALLERY: Fire protection agencies, Fire Explorer Scouts train on practice fires in Port Angeles

More than 30 firefighters from across Clallam County watched as blazes ripped through two buildings that they had set on fire in… Continue reading

Port Angeles man jailed after hit-and-run wreck injures two on Highway 101 in Carlsborg

A 35-year-old Port Angeles man remained in the Clallam County jail Sunday after a hit-and-run wreck in Carlsborg over the weekend. Ian M.… Continue reading

Peninsula College’s Building 202 renovations at Fort Worden win award

With an exterior restoration that honors its past and a state-of-the-art interior, Peninsula College’s Building 202 at Fort Worden was recently recognized… Continue reading

Port Angeles skating rink to close Friday after some 40 years

Skaters will take their last lap at Olympic Skate Center on Friday as its owner prepares to sell the building. Sandy Locke… Continue reading

Clallam County adds teeth: Building permit fees to go up to fund more code enforcement activity

Clallam County plans to more than double its code enforcement staff and change county code to help tackle problem properties across the… Continue reading

Clallam County budget ‘essentially balanced;’ hearings set

Clallam County’s 2018 budget is “essentially balanced” after changes made during meetings Monday, said Clallam County Administrator Jim Jones. Jones estimated the… Continue reading

Sequim couple arrested on drug, weapons charges

A Sequim couple is facing drug- and firearms-related charges after Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team members found heroin and weapons in the couple’s… Continue reading

Sequim man sentenced to more than 6 years in prison on drug charges

A Sequim man who admitted to trafficking large amounts of heroin and methamphetamine into Clallam County was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court… Continue reading

Forks man exonerated in case of truck crash, fire

A Forks man arrested for investigation of fleeing the scene of a truck engulfed in flames after a crash Oct. 14 has… Continue reading

Port Angeles School District considers levy for February ballot

Port Angeles School District is preparing to ask voters to consider a levy that would fund major renovations and a new building… Continue reading

Clallam County commissioners review proposed budget

Clallam County commissioners reviewed a proposed budget Monday that is closer to being balanced than a couple of months ago, but will… Continue reading

Port Ludlow woman airlifted after Highway 104 wreck

A Port Ludlow woman was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center after a two-vehicle wreck at the junction of state highways 19 and… Continue reading

Snowboarders use a rope tow at Hurricane Ridge in 2016. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)

Hurricane Ridge Road open Friday through Sunday

The road to Hurricane Ridge is scheduled to open Friday… Continue reading

Snowboarders use a rope tow at Hurricane Ridge in 2016. (Jesse Major/Peninsula Daily News)