Jesse Major

Kilmer, Dightman clash on national park, climate change

Dr. Douglas Dightman, a Republican seeking to unseat U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, suggested Olympic National Park be removed from the national park… Continue reading

Bed and breakfast or hotel? Third party to review the question in Clallam

Clallam County and a woman suing the county over her proposed 32,000-square-foot and 27-bathroom bed and breakfast have agreed to have a neutral… Continue reading

Pro, con debate on carbon fee: Port Angeles forum airs views on ballot initiative

Proponents and an opponent of an initiative that would set a carbon emissions fee of $15 per metric ton of carbon released… Continue reading

Clallam administrator: Budget has ‘robust’ reserve but future needs to be addressed

Clallam County Administrator Jim Jones told county commissioners Monday his recommended budget will leave the county with a “robust” reserve at the… Continue reading

PHOTO: Planting together at Captain Joseph House

Volunteers Sebastian Boyun and Michelle Brown plant a serpentine cedar tree outside Captain Joseph House in Port Angeles on Sunday. They were among several volunteers… Continue reading

Kilmer invites Vietnam veterans to Port Angeles pinning ceremony

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer has invited veterans of the Vietnam War to participate in a pinning ceremony in Port Angeles as part… Continue reading

Port Angeles man sentenced in federal court to 5 years in prison for domestic assault

An enrolled member of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to five years in prison… Continue reading

Woman accused of embezzlement from the Sequim VFW in jail again

A 31-year-old woman accused of embezzling nearly $10,000 from the Sequim Veterans of Foreign Wars post is back in jail after missing… Continue reading

Teacher aims to add Oxford House in Port Angeles

An elementary school teacher who has seen the effects of addiction firsthand is renovating a home so that recovering drug addicts can… Continue reading

Sheriff’s Office to recommend assault charge against man shot near Joyce

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office continued to investigate Tuesday a shooting west of Joyce that sent one man to a Seattle hospital Monday.… Continue reading

Human Resources director named interim Clallam County administrator

The Clallam County commissioners have appointed Human Resources Director Rich Sill as the county’s interim county administrator when Jim Jones retires from… Continue reading

Peninsula College awarded $2.2 million federal grant

Peninsula College announced Monday it will receive a $2.2 million grant from the federal Department of Education that officials say will enhance… Continue reading

State Patrol: 1 dead in wreck near Brinnon

Washington State Troopers were investigating a fatal wreck on U.S. Highway 101 near Brinnon Sunday afternoon. Trooper Chelsea Hodgson said there is one… Continue reading

VIDEO: Scientists optimistic about return of chinook to Elwha River

Chinook salmon are now returning to the Elwha River in droves and the scientists who study them are excited about what… Continue reading

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