Jesse Major

Police: Stolen truck returned a different color

A Sequim man charged with possessing a stolen Ford Ranger said he is not the one who painted the green pickup truck… Continue reading

Clallam commissioner talks Elwha Valley, opioid addiction, murrelets in D.C.

Clallam County Commissioner Bill Peach recently returned from Washington, D.C., where he and other commissioners from the Pacific Northwest met with and… Continue reading

Legislative District 24: Chapman, Wilke differ on school violence, corporate personhood

State Rep. Mike Chapman and challenger Jodi Wilke tackled the issues of school violence and whether corporations are people during a forum in… Continue reading

District 24: Tharinger, McEntire debate on school violence, carbon fee

State Rep. Steve Tharinger and challenger Jim McEntire discussed how to address gun violence at schools and how Washington state should limit its… Continue reading

Vietnam War era veterans recognized at Port Angeles ceremony

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer honored nearly 100 veterans who served during the Vietnam War era at a commemorative pinning ceremony in Port… Continue reading

Clallam County PUD hopefuls clash at forum

Candidates for Clallam County Public Utility District commissioner sparred during a League of Women Voters forum, with six-term incumbent Ted Simpson and… Continue reading

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