Clallam County

NEWS BRIEFS: Coast Guard aids ill sailor on destroyer … and other items

A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a sick Navy sailor to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island on Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector… Continue reading

EYE ON OLYMPIA: Jobs, timber harvest bills still eyed for Legislature

Three bills and a key budget proviso might improve prospects for job growth on the Olympic Peninsula and in rural and coastal areas… Continue reading

Public forum on sexual abuse among young conducted in Sequim

From high-schoolers to grandparents, community members of all walks of life gathered at the Sequim High School Auditorium last month to discuss sexual… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center CEO earns recognition from Seattle Business Magazine

Olympic Medical Center CEO Eric Lewis was recently named as a winner in Seattle Business Magazine’s Leaders in Health Care Awards. Silver… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: $100 rebates available for septic inspections in Clallam … and other items

The Clallam County Department of Health & Human Services rolled out a septic inspection program for county residents Thursday. To register for the service, complete… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Surprise donations received … and other items

Kitsap Bank made a surprise donation to five North Olympic Peninsula nonprofits, as part of the bank’s Making a Difference For Our… Continue reading

HELP LINE: Make the home a safe place for Alzheimer’s patients

or we’re going to be. Some of us recognize that word. Some of us don’t. So I’ll provide Mark’s… Continue reading

BACK WHEN: Chick’s Marina, other businesses remembered

THE FEBRUARY PICTURE of the past received many responses last month. Most of the comments were about Chick’s Marina, which was 127 W. First St.… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Wood chips expressed from Port Angeles to China

THE KUTAI EXPRESS moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 3 on Tuesday. The ship is a wood chips carrier that is 656 feet… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School students win awards for popsicle-stick bridges

Eleven Port Angeles High School students are receiving scholarships after their popsicle-stick bridges withstood the pressure at an annual statewide contest. Bridges… Continue reading

Deadline is Friday for Clallam County Community Service Award nominations

The deadline is 5 p.m. Friday for nominations for the 2018 Clallam County Community Service Award. A panel of judges will review the nominations and… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: Port Angeles City Council to conduct hearing on plastic bags

The Port Angeles City Council will conduct a first reading on a proposal to restrict plastic bags at stores within the city at meeting that… Continue reading

Our View: The power of the public

Gov. Jay Inslee’s veto of legislation that sought to exempt the state Legislature from the state’s Public Records Act shows the massive power of the… Continue reading

A GROWING CONCERN: Garden chores are arriving in full force

TIME JUST KEEPS growing on. It is already March 4, or day four of mid-late winter. Spring is a mere 16 days away, and your… Continue reading

BIRD WATCH: Watch for more signs of spring

WHEN LONGING FOR spring and warmer weather, I watch for any sign that encourages me to believe things are improving. There’s no ignoring the birds… Continue reading

Clallam school districts coordinate with Sheriff’s Office on active shooter preparations; some students plan walkout

School districts from across Clallam County have asked the Sheriff’s Office to help with training students and staff in the wake of… Continue reading

District 24 legislators tell of stances on vetoed bill

Two of the three District 24 legislators who represent Clallam and Jefferson counties signed a letter urging Gov. Jay Inslee to veto Senate… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Luncheon meetings are usually Wednesdays at noon at Blakeslee’s Bar & Grill, 1222 S. Forks Ave. This Wednesday’s guest… Continue reading

Governor vetoes controversial public records bill after negotiating with lawmakers, media

In a down-to-the-wire decision, Gov. Jay Inslee vetoed a controversial bill that would have immediately exempted… Continue reading

Legislature phases out Atlantic salmon farming

The state Legislature has voted to phase out marine Atlantic salmon aquaculture, an industry that has operated… Continue reading