Clallam County

Attorney General Office analysis of law differs from commissioners

Clallam County commissioners were behind closed doors July 13 and Aug. 11 when they decided in executive session to reduce the field… Continue reading

Finalists for Clallam County administrator position to be weighed this week

All four finalists for Clallam County administrator have some degree of controversy in their careers. News stories and candidate review packets note… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Summer isn’t over

Hold your horses folks, or at least the hand trowels, hoses and shovels. Repeat after me: “Summer is not over.” That’s right. We still have… Continue reading

After injury, Jon Eekhoff plans to teach again at Sequim High School

Five months after an accident put 53-year-old Sequim High School literature teacher Jon Eekhoff in the hospital with a brain injury, he and… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Clallam County stills were confiscated during Prohibition

SEVERAL READERS RECOGNIZED the August picture from the past as stills captured in 1923-26. The photo came from the collection of Mary DeLong’s grandfather, Sheriff… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Spend energy wisely as summer turns to fall

A FEW DAYS ago, I heard several people talking about the “dog days of summer.” That reminded me of Nat King Cole’s “crazy, hazy days… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Don’t forget the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease

LAST WEEK I presented, verbatim, the Alzheimer’s Associations’ “Principles for a Dignified Diagnosis” because I thought it was important. I still do. Another thing that… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Stromberg in concert for homeless … and other items

Wesley Stromberg, former Emblem 3 member, returns to his hometown of Sequim on Monday, making his hometown a… Continue reading

Peninsula public schools resume classes

Most public school districts on the North Olympic Peninsula resume classes this week. Crescent School District in Joyce began classes on Thursday. Port Angeles grades… Continue reading

Port Angeles man convicted of vehicular assault

Peter A. Norton has been convicted of vehicular assault and second-degree assault for ramming a neighbor with a Jeep Cherokee in west… Continue reading

Sequim woman booked after alleged burglary, assault, pursuit

A Sequim woman has been arrested for investigation of first-degree burglary, fourth-degree assault — domestic violence, eluding a police vehicle and resisting arrest.… Continue reading

Speakers tell of experiences with illegal drugs at Port Angeles rally

Many who speak at the annual International Overdose Awareness Day walk in Port Angeles typically start by introducing themselves as recovering addicts.… Continue reading

Work resumes on Highway 101 at Lake Crescent after Labor Day holiday

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK— Beginning Tuesday, after the Labor Day holiday, drivers can expect up to half-hour delays during weekday work hours on U.S. Highway 101… Continue reading

Greyhound considering shortening time for route

EDITOR’S NOTE: This has been corrected. Greyhound Lines is the new contractor of the Dungeness Line route. The trip from Port Angeles to Seattle-Tacoma International… Continue reading

Hutchison criticizes Cantwell during campaign fundraising visit to Port Angeles

Susan Hutchison, the Republican candidate seeking to unseat three-term U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, visited Port Angeles this week and sharply criticized her… Continue reading

Port Angeles teachers, district agree on salary schedule

A potential teachers strike was averted late Wednesday afternoon when the Port Angeles Education Association ratified a new salary schedule for the… Continue reading

Newlywed couple homeless after blaze near Port Angeles

A newlywed couple is now homeless after their home east of Port Angeles caught fire while they were both at work Tuesday… Continue reading

Port Angeles man jailed after pursuit, crash into police car, authorities say

Police on Tuesday arrested a Port Angeles man they said led law enforcement on a high-speed pursuit that involved him crashing into… Continue reading

Smoky landscapes feature in this year’s Peninsula plein air painting contest

The Elwha River, the smoky air and a Disney movie animator converged in this year’s Paint the Peninsula competition, which wrapped up… Continue reading

Port Angeles man to see trial in October on rape, assault charges

A South Old Mill Road resident charged with raping a 19-year-old woman and assaulting her friend Aug. 8 had his trial set… Continue reading