Clallam County

Port Angeles man sentenced to 37 years in prison for shooting at law enforcement

With a gallery of first responders looking on, James Edward “Butch” Sweet was sentenced Tuesday to 37 years in prison for a… Continue reading


Hair DNA links Ross to scene of 1978 killing in Port Angeles

Accused killer Tommy Ross Jr. is seeking a mental competency evaluation after DNA tests on a strand of hair indicated he was… Continue reading


Jefferson commissioners to help OlyCAP with Community Development Block Grant

Jefferson County commissioners have voted unanimously to again help Olympic Community Action Programs receive and administer a Community Development Block Grant from… Continue reading


Puerto Rico devastation compared to potential wreckage after Peninsula quake

Former state Rep. Jim Buck shared his experience in Puerto Rico with the Port Angeles Business Association Tuesday, comparing the response to… Continue reading

Drone comes close to hitting helicopter, Coast Guard says

A Coast Guard aircrew came within 50 feet of hitting a drone in Port Angeles on Saturday, the Coast Guard said. The… Continue reading

Buck, Zechenelly honored in state awards for their emergency preparedness work

Former state Rep. Jim Buck and and Blaine Zechenelly of Clallam County Emergency Management and Clallam Fire District No. 3 have earned… Continue reading

Free tax preparation continues at Shipley Center

IRS-certified AARP Tax-Aide volunteers continue to prepare and electronically file tax returns at several venues on the North Olympic Peninsula. The tax preparation service is… Continue reading

Green Thumb Series explores tropical fruits

Clallam County Master Gardener Bev Morrow will talk about how to grow and maintain various types of tropical fruits and plants in… Continue reading

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: Story Slams: Drawing moths to a flame

EIGHT DAYS TO go before the next Story Slam: a convergence of people telling and listening to true, personal tales. This slam thing is practiced… Continue reading

LETTER: Bag ban just start of cleaning up

My gratitude goes to those taking leadership regarding a ban on plastic bags. We should be able to make the relatively small adjustment of giving… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Bentinck Island range to be used for several days; OMC gets new HR manager

The land-based demolition range at Bentinck Island will be in use Monday, March 26 through Wednesday, March 28, the Royal Canadian Navy… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: Feeling love for the new guy

DEAR MR. NEW Guy, According to a recent press release you have been chosen as the new director of the state Department of Fish and… Continue reading

A river runs through: Olympic National Park looks for long-term road solution in Elwha Valley

Olympic National Park might not restore vehicle access to the Elwha River Valley until a long-term solution is in place, and… Continue reading

Long-delayed arson trial set to start in Port Angeles

The way was cleared Monday for the trial of a Sedro Woolley man who’s accused of setting his former girlfriend’s Beaver area… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners mull RV complaints, land use

A Sequim-area resident told the Clallam County commissioners Monday he is fed up with a neighboring property, where he said dozens of… Continue reading

Three lectures in Sequim to focus on preparing for Cascadia quake

Three Cascadia disaster preparedness talks will be held in Sunland in the coming weeks, including a new lecture by former state Rep.… Continue reading

Peninsula students show off their history knowledge for DAR contest

Three area students earned high marks for their essays submitted to the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. In the elementary/middle school… Continue reading

Gov. Inslee signs package of voter access bills

Gov. Jay Inslee on Monday signed a package of bills aimed at increasing voter access in… Continue reading

Former librarian to tell stories tonight at Story Swap in Port Angeles

Pat Ferris will speak at the Story People of Clallam County’s monthly Story Swap event at 7 tonight. Ferris, a Port Angeles… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Port Townsend port meeting location switched … and other items

The Port of Port Townsend will meet at the Port Townsend Yacht Club instead of the Point Hudson Marina Room for its… Continue reading