EYE ON JEFFERSON: County to continue moratorium deliberations

The three Jefferson County commissioners will continue deliberations and perhaps take action on the moratorium on commercial shooting facilities when they meet at 9 a.m.… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: Clallam board to discuss administrator search

Clallam County commissioners will discuss the next steps in the recruitment of a county administrator Tuesday. The work session will begin at 9 a.m. in… Continue reading

Clallam County Community Service Award nominations accepted now

The deadline is approaching for nominations for the 2018 Clallam County Community Service Award. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. March 9. A panel of… Continue reading

Nonprofit, state offer conflicting ideas about escaped salmon, virus

The Wild Fish Conservancy says farmed Atlantic salmon that escaped into Puget Sound last summer were infected with a contagious and harmful virus.… Continue reading

Lefties celebration to see baseballs hit into Port Angeles Harbor

Going yard will be going splash when the Port Angeles Lefties host a home run contest on the eve of the West… Continue reading

Anderson, Hughes named Firefighters of the Year

Sequim natives. Wives. Mothers. And now Firefighters of the Year. Fellow career and volunteer firefighters with Clallam County District No. 3 selected Stefanie… Continue reading

ASCAP sues Peninsula bar for copyright infringement

A music industry giant is suing The Dam Bar, a tiny live entertainment and drinking establishment west of Port Angeles, for playing… Continue reading

More Strait beaches reopened to shellfish harvesting

Beaches on the Strait of Juan de Fuca from the Lyre River east to the Jefferson County line — with exception Sequim… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Co-op start-up presentations set … and other items

Two presentations on how to start a co-op will be held in East Jefferson County. One will be Thursday at Quimper Grange, 1219 Corona St.,… Continue reading

Port Townsend pastor leads effort to help young man in Swaziland

What would it be like to be different — so different that your life was in… Continue reading

Volunteers celebrate birthday of Blue Heron orchard

Forty-six students, teachers and community members celebrated Blue Heron Middle School’s orchard’s eighth birthday in a show of volunteerism. In two hours,… Continue reading

Correct puzzle to be published

and the correct answers for the puzzle published Wednesday, Feb. 14 — will be… Continue reading

Clallam, Jefferson counties land millions in grants for salmon projects

The Washington Salmon Recovery Funding Board and the Puget Sound Partnership have awarded $7.8 million in grants to projects on the North Olympic… Continue reading

Clallam County to file suit against opioid firms

Clallam County has inked an agreement with a Seattle law firm to sue manufactures and wholesalers of prescription painkillers to recover the… Continue reading

Port Angeles woman charged after allegedly hitting shed, parked car, house

Bail of $25,000 has been set for a 52-year-old Port Angeles woman who was allegedly intoxicated when police said she struck a… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioners mull action on shooting range moratorium

Jefferson County commissioners are considering taking action on their moratorium on new commercial shooting ranges one week from today, they told county… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners add interim ban on non-native fish farms to shoreline plan

Atlantic salmon raised in new fish farms became even more unwelcome Monday in waters off Clallam County. County commissioners at their work… Continue reading

Last on the bucket list: World War II veteran gets birthday balloon ride in Sequim

Tom McKeown Sr., a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II, had a memorable early birthday present. The 95-year-old Port Angeles man… Continue reading

Purchase of downtown Port Angeles property for hotel nears

The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe’s plans to build an 86-room, $25 million downtown hotel are back on track after a delay over… Continue reading

SMP foes consider next step after state Supreme Court declines case

Opponents of Jefferson County’s Shoreline Master Program vowed Thursday to take their case to the U.S. Supreme Court after the state Supreme… Continue reading