Jesse Major

Race to Alaska starts second leg with Port Townsend catamaran in lead

The customized Gougeon 32 catamaran from Port Townsend that won the “proving ground” stage of the Race to Alaska held the lead during… Continue reading

Leader of revegetation effort revels in growth on the Elwha River

Josh Chenoweth stood in a cobblestone field full of blooming Oregon Sunshine in the lake bed of the former Lake Aldwell as… Continue reading

Port Angeles pool district selects contractor

The William Shore Memorial Pool District has selected Sequim contractor Neeley Construction as the general contractor and construction manager for its upcoming… Continue reading

Relatives of family killed in Brinnon fire expected at Saturday vigil

Extended family of the victims of a Sunday cabin fire in Brinnon are expected to attend a vigil at the Olympic Canal Tracts… Continue reading

Little Library honors killed substitute teacher

Second-grade students at Queen of Angels Catholic School are honoring their late substitute teacher Cynthia Little, who was murdered last year, in… Continue reading

Mourners plan vigils for family: Brinnon fire kills all five members

Residents in Brinnon mourning the loss of a family of five who died in a cabin fire over the weekend are preparing to… Continue reading

Sheriff’s Office seeks to trade in guns for different caliber

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is preparing to trade in its aging Glock 22 .40 caliber pistols as it transitions to using… Continue reading

Monroe family identified as victims in Brinnon cabin explosion

Officials are calling the explosion that left a family of five from Monroe dead in Brinnon early Sunday morning a “tragic accident.” Jefferson… Continue reading

PHOTO: Tall ships ‘fight’ in Port Angeles Harbor for sea supremacy

The Lady Washington passes behind the Hawaiian Chieftain as the two tall ships “battle” in the Port Angeles Harbor during the inaugural Maritime Festival on… Continue reading

UPDATE: Total of five people killed in explosion, fire near Brinnon

UPDATE: The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said Monday morning it was a family of five that died in the explosion in Brinnon early Sunday, including… Continue reading

Legislature gives schools more money but also more earmarks

Public school officials from across the North Olympic Peninsula aired their concerns about school funding during a closed-door meeting with state lawmakers in… Continue reading

Court sets $100,000 bond for man accused of fourth-degree assault

A transient man charged with fourth-degree assault with sexual motivation is being held in jail on $100,000 bond. Brian Judah Michalek, 56,… Continue reading

Port Angeles school clinic scaled back for now

The school-based health center at Port Angeles High School that inspired months of impassioned debate last year has not been nearly as… Continue reading

Official: Jefferson County readying for mediation over allegations against sheriff

Jefferson County is preparing to enter into mediation over allegations of misconduct against Sheriff Dave Stanko, Jefferson County Administrator Philip Morley said… Continue reading

North Olympic Healthcare Network to expand in Port Angeles

North Olympic Healthcare Network will soon be able to see patients the same day they call. NOHN is preparing to open its… Continue reading

Marrowstone Island residents urge ban of industrial activities in rural areas

Jefferson County commissioners overwhelmingly heard from Marrowstone Island residents during a hearing on the county’s comprehensive plan that the county should ban… Continue reading

Proposed resort near Brinnon tops big hurdle

Jefferson County commissioners have taken major steps to move forward the long-proposed Pleasant Harbor Master Planned Resort, allowing the developer to begin… Continue reading

Truck-motorcycle wreck west of Lake Crescent sends man to Seattle hospital

A man was flown to Harborview Medical Center with a head injury after a head-on wreck involving a motorcycle and pickup truck… Continue reading

Plans for overhaul of Port Angeles’ Dream Playground in works

The Dream Playground — where a 3-year-old boy was recently pricked by a dirty needle — needs a major overhaul, according to… Continue reading

Girls testify at rape trial in Clallam County

A 17-year-old girl broke into tears in Clallam County Superior Court as she testified to having sex with Nathan Chavez, 31, about… Continue reading