Clallam County

Conservation district elections coming up

Candidate filing deadlines are in February for positions on the Clallam and Jefferson conservation districts’ boards. The candidate filing deadline is 4 p.m. Feb. 7… Continue reading

OTA opens Children’s Theatre winter class registration

Olympic Theatre Arts is accepting registration now for two Children’s Theatre winter class series in January. Both classes will be at Olympic Theatre… Continue reading

Hearing health addressed at free forum

A free WOW! Working on Wellness forum will address hearing issues at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 10. Curt C. Miller II, a clinical audiologist… Continue reading

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: The Advice Lady’s secret

I WAS CURIOUS about this woman, this traveler. So I sent a note asking for an interview, thinking she’d never have time, what with the… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: New Year resolutions pointless to keep

BY NOW WE’VE all had it up to here with newspaper pundits preaching New Year’s resolutions that they have no intention of keeping themselves. Traditionally,… Continue reading

Couple pleads guilty to forced labor charges; immigrant was held near Port Angeles

A Forks couple has pleaded guilty in federal court to holding, against her will, an undocumented, non-English-speaking Guatemalan woman who said her… Continue reading

150 take bone-chilling swim to welcome new year in Port Angeles

Scores of people looking to get a chilly start to the new year dove into frigid water during polar bear dips across… Continue reading

Deadline nears for applications for vacant Sequim City Council seat

The deadline is approaching for applications for a vacant seat on the Sequim City Council. Applications for the seat once held by the… Continue reading

OlyCAP director to serve on state housing panel

A director at Olympic Community Action Programs has been selected to serve on a state panel dealing with affordable housing. Kathy Morgan, housing programs director… Continue reading

Sequim man pleads not guilty to threatening school bus driver

A Sequim man has pleaded not guilty to making a racially motivated threat to a Jamestown S’Klallam school bus driver Dec. 20.… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Wednesday’s featured speaker is city of Forks Attorney/Planner Rod Fleck. He will be discussing the city’s proposed vacation rental… Continue reading

LETTER: End the war on homelessness

Harassing the homeless is not going to fix the problem of homelessness. Dumping the expense of patrolling the homeless on the taxpayers will never fix… Continue reading

Judge to rule on admissibility of evidence in Port Angeles cold case murder trial

A judge will rule Jan. 15 on motions limiting trial evidence that could be presented on behalf of accused murderer Tommy Ross,… Continue reading

Are you in or out? Polar bear dips set today across Peninsula

Today is the day, the moment of truth. Either you jump in or you don’t. Polar bear dips are planned in four North Olympic Peninsula… Continue reading

Decorated deputy to retire

One of the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office’s most decorated deputies to have ever served will retire today. Sheriff’s Deputy Ralph Edgington will… Continue reading

Bonner arraignment postponed until Jan. 12 for mental health evaluation

An arraignment for Benjamin George Bonner was continued Friday to Jan. 12 for a pending mental health evaluation. Bonner, 18, of Bainbridge… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Sequim Arts Advisory Commission members sought … and other items

The city of Sequim is seeking applicants to serve the remainder of a four-year term on the Arts Commission. Applicants must be residents… Continue reading

Seattle settles lawsuit over abuse claims against ex-mayor

The city of Seattle has settled a lawsuit filed by a man whose sexual abuse claims effectively… Continue reading

Leap of faith changes Port Townsend man’s life

Joe Gaikowski, 32, has experienced more traumas and more heartache in his relatively short lifetime than most. One of his friends was… Continue reading