Clallam County

PHOTO: An honorable family moment in Port Angeles courtroom

Incoming Clallam County Superior Court Judge Brent Basden is helped with his judge’s robe by his children Nathan, 12, Hannah, 15, Daniel, 17, and Emily,… Continue reading

DIANE URBANI DE LA PAZ: A challenge for the new year, or any old time

“I’M EXCITED FOR 2019,” Kristin told me. In my fatigued state, I want some of that. Kristin Halberg of the Dream Hatchery ( first got… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: Thank you, Rose

THE NEW YEAR has come and with it a traditional impulse to resolve to do better than we did last year. Often, this is a… Continue reading

PHOTO: Lake Pleasant polar plunge starts new year on West End

About 17 brave souls took to the chilly waters of Lake Pleasant on New Year’s Day as they participated in the annual polar bear plunge… Continue reading

Female victim in Port Angeles triple homicide identified

A welfare check on New Year’s Eve led to the discovery of a gruesome scene at 52 Bear Meadow Road where investigators… Continue reading

Book on leading a compassionate life to be discussed

The Compassion Campaign of Clallam County is sponsoring a number of groups to meet, read and discuss “The Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life” by… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Volunteer orientations set this week in Clallam County; state parks updating website

Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County this week will conduct orientation sessions for people interested in volunteering. There will be a session from 11 a.m. to… Continue reading

Attorney to attend all Clallam County commissioners meetings starting this month

Clallam County commissioners will have a prosecuting attorney’s office lawyer at the table for all meetings beginning this month. It will allow… Continue reading

Water tank, storage biggest single expense in Forks city budget

Workers are toiling inside an empty 750,000-gallon city water tank in a $2 million infrastructure improvement project that highlights Forks’ 2019 budget. Money… Continue reading

Electrical fire damages Forks family’s home

A Forks mobile home was damaged by an electrical fire early in the morning on New Year’s Eve, leaving a woman, her two… Continue reading

Amazing movers opens in Port Angeles

Nate Hirst has opened Amazing Movers 360 in Port Angeles. The new moving firm provides local residential and commercial moves as well… Continue reading

Recent storms feed snowpack in Olympic Mountains

The new year will begin with a near-normal snowpack in the Olympic Mountains. Thanks to a series of recent storms, Olympic snowpack… Continue reading

Debris continues to litter Port Angeles’ Lincoln Park after windstorm

The city parks department is still in “cleanup mode” after a windstorm knocked down at least eight trees in Lincoln Park on… Continue reading

State considers adding pinto abalone to endangered species list

The southern resident orcas aren’t the only species headed toward extinction in the Salish Sea. The pinto abalone is also facing its demise. The state… Continue reading

Cold awakenings ahead for many in Polar Bear Dips on Tuesday

The beginning of 2019 will be a rude but exhilarating awakening for those hardy souls who plunge into cold waters during a Polar Bear Dip… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: No flight operations for this week … and other items

There will be no field carrier landing practice operations for aircraft stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island at Ault Field today through… Continue reading

Polar plunges offer invigorating start to year

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

EYE ON CLALLAM: Commissioners to discuss county code enforcement

Clallam County commissioners will hear an update on the county’s code enforcement program in a work session that will begin at 9 a.m. Monday. The… Continue reading

Investigations begin into 9-1-1 outage

Federal and state officials have begun investigations into the cause of the outage that disrupted 9-1-1- emergency service on Thursday evening. Clallam and Jefferson counties’… Continue reading

United Way of Clallam County drive closing in on $800,000 goal

United Way of Clallam County has raised more than 75 percent of the entity’s $800,000 fundraising goal for 2018, representatives from the… Continue reading