Clallam County

EYE ON CLALLAM: County panel mulls contract with Economic Development Corp.

Clallam County commissioners will discuss a contract extension with the Clallam County Economic Development Corp. in their work session at 9 a.m. Tuesday. The work… Continue reading

Clallam Transit approves 2018 budget

The Clallam Transit board has approved a $10.07 million budget for 2018 that projects a 0.5 percent increase in sales tax revenue… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Tree-trimming to cause delays in Port Townsend … and other items

PORT TOWNSEND – Tree-trimming will cause traffic delays on state Highway 20 from Tuesday through Friday. Drivers who use state Route 20 between U.S. Highway… Continue reading

State fire commissioners honor Joyce department

Clallam County Fire District No. 4 was recognized by the state Fire Commissioner’s Association recently. Fire Commissioner Terry Barnett accepted the award for… Continue reading

Sea star wasting syndrome decreasing on Peninsula but not gone yet

Sea stars appear to be making a comeback on the West Coast four years after a mysterious syndrome killed millions of them,… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Remember to make, keep resolutions

THERE IS ALWAYS some looking back when a new year arrives. After perusing columns written for other New Year’s, this one stood out. I enjoyed… Continue reading

Burglaries investigated in Port Angeles, Forks

Business burglaries in downtown areas of Port Angeles and Forks had police busy Saturday morning. Forks police responded to a break-in at South North Gardens… Continue reading

HELP LINE: The time for resolutions has come

CONTRARY TO ALL probability, and the cacophonous, pugnacious prognostications of any number of people who are trying desperately to be somebody, the world has not… Continue reading

LETTER: Feeling warm inside after voluteering at warming center

This is the year that I finally found out what Christmas is all about. I volunteered both Christmas Eve and Day at the new warming… Continue reading

Outgoing Port Angeles council majority praised

With their replacements joining in applause, the four outgoing Port Angeles City Council members took one final bow this month. Mayor Patrick… Continue reading

Report: Alleged murderer competent to stand trial

A state psychologist has determined that Shay Clinton Darrow is competent to stand trial for the shooting death of his father, a… Continue reading

Community sing-along ‘Messiah’ set for today

Time for the community to raise its collective voice. “Messiah,” the 18th annual community singalong, is set for 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.… Continue reading

Korean Women’s Association opens supported living facility in Sequim

For Sulja Warnick, it’s simple: “We’re all connected, somehow.” When Warnick and others helped found the Korean Women’s Association in Pierce County more… Continue reading

Sentencing reset in methamphetamine, heroin case

The sentencing of Gerald Neil Walkup — who pleaded guilty last month with multiple drug, weapons and assault charges in connection to… Continue reading

Kent police hit road block in probe of Port Angeles man’s death

Police have hit an impasse in an investigation into the fatal beating of a former Port Angeles man at a SeaTac-area hotel. Christopher… Continue reading

Polar plunges offer invigorating start to year

The brave, the foolish and the very stout of heart are invited to start the year off by taking a dip in… Continue reading

OTA announces auditions for ‘Starting Here Starting Now’ musical revue

Auditions for Olympic Theatre Arts’ second-stage musical, “Starting Here Starting Now,” will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6,… Continue reading

Forks man facing federal drug charges

A Forks man, who police arrested over the summer after finding a golf-ball-sized amount of methamphetamine in a baby’s diaper and the child’s… Continue reading

Some Clallam, Jefferson 9-1-1 calls going to wrong county

There’s a chance that 9-1-1 calls made from cellphones across the North Olympic Peninsula will be routed to the wrong dispatch center,… Continue reading

Barry Swegle satisfies $734,566 judgment against him

Forgiveness and an apology were part of the deal. Barry Alan Swegle, a Port Angeles man who, wielding a bulldozer, laid waste… Continue reading