Jesse Major

Clallam official: Get ahead of Ecology on ‘Hirst Fix’

The so-called “Hirst Fix” passed by the state Legislature earlier this year largely doesn’t affect Clallam County water basins yet, the county’s… Continue reading

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe aims to re-establish oyster farm in Dungeness refuge

The Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe seeks to re-establish an oyster farm in Dungeness Bay and will have its proposal heard by the Clallam County… Continue reading

Chapman rails at House GOP, takes issue with leaders who visited area recently

Rep. Mike Chapman on Tuesday fired back at state House Republican leaders who visited Port Angeles last week. “Don’t come into my… Continue reading

OPNET funding held up in sanctuary cities litigation

The Department of Justice is withholding approved funding for the Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team due to litigation of the federal government’s… Continue reading

Sequim man awarded Carnegie Medal for role in saving woman on Hood Canal Bridge

A Sequim man who risked his life preventing a woman from jumping off the Hood Canal Bridge last year has recently earned a… Continue reading

Kilmer talks with students: 6th District representative discusses congressional inaction

Many who attended U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer’s town hall meeting at Peninsula College expressed frustration with a congressional lack of action on… Continue reading

Tsunami, quake information to be offered at workshops in Clallam, Jefferson

Tsunami and earthquake experts will be in Clallam and Jefferson counties April 13 for presentations focused on tsunami hazards, alert messages and… Continue reading

Siren test set for noon today

Winchester chimes will be heard at noon today in Clallam and Jefferson counties during a test of the tsunami siren system. Those… Continue reading

Officials tour Valley Creek site of former homeless camp in Port Angeles

A half-month-long cleanup of an abandoned homeless encampment along Valley Creek and a neighborhood watch meeting led to several officials touring the… Continue reading

New firm grows in sales: Airborne expects eventually to have all workers based on Peninsula

One of the Port of Port Angeles’ newest tenants is projecting exponential growth and profits as it looks at expanding and hiring… Continue reading

Roundabout considered for busy intersection at Sequim-Dungeness Way and Woodcock Road

Clallam County officials are considering fast-tracking the installation of a traffic circle at the intersection of Sequim-Dungeness Way and Woodcock Road, citing concerns… Continue reading

Clallam to hire youth suicide prevention coordinator

Clallam County is preparing to hire a 32-hour-per-week youth suicide prevention coordinator with federal funding provided from the state Department of Health.… Continue reading

Port Angeles man sentenced in attempted bank robbery

A Port Angeles man who attempted to rob 1st Security Bank in Port Angeles last year was sentenced Thursday to a little… Continue reading

Port Angeles man pleads guilty to rape of 14-year-old boy

A 47-year-old Port Angeles man pleaded guilty Thursday to the rape of a 14-year-old boy last year. Shawn Dawson, now held in… Continue reading

Port Angeles elementary school wins national prize

Ask anybody at Hamilton Elementary School and they’ll all say the same thing: Hamilton Elementary is a family. That is among the… Continue reading

Peninsula residents join Seattle March for Our Lives

The March for Our Lives on Saturday showed that it’s not just students in Parkland, Fla., who are affected by gun violence, said… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners consider placing themselves under personnel policy

Clallam County’s elected officials will discuss in the coming weeks whether county personnel policies should apply to them. Right now the policies… Continue reading

Port Townsend woman’s condition improves to serious after wreck

A Port Townsend woman improved to serious condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on Sunday after a two-truck collision Friday afternoon at… Continue reading

Lower Elwha tribal researchers track cougars in a project aimed at counting predators

Researchers with the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe were tracking a cougar on the west end of Clallam County recently as part of… Continue reading

Clallam County tries different approach to code enforcement

Clallam County officials are trying a new strategy for dealing with chronic code enforcement cases and are now asking Clallam County Superior Court… Continue reading