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Opioid lawsuit preparation continues

Work on preparing Clallam County’s lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors is still underway as a federal judge looks at settling more… Continue reading


Jefferson commissioners to help OlyCAP with Community Development Block Grant

Jefferson County commissioners have voted unanimously to again help Olympic Community Action Programs receive and administer a Community Development Block Grant from… Continue reading


Clallam commissioners mull RV complaints, land use

A Sequim-area resident told the Clallam County commissioners Monday he is fed up with a neighboring property, where he said dozens of… Continue reading


Businessman announces plan to run for Jefferson County commissioner

Local businessman Greg Brotherton has announced his plan to run for the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners, District 3 post. Brotherton is the… Continue reading

Jefferson employees ask commissioners for help on contract issues

An overflow crowd of Jefferson County employees appeared before the county commissioners to express their concerns about mediated bargaining of their contract,… Continue reading

Group seeks ballot box in Sequim; representatives told more are planned elsewhere

Representatives of a nonprofit seeking to add a ballot box in Sequim aired their frustration with the process during the Clallam County… Continue reading

Clallam commissioner mulls charter change to put elected officials under personnel policy

Clallam County Commissioner Bill Peach is looking to change the county’s home rule charter to make elected officials fall under the county’s… Continue reading

Jefferson County accepts $112,500 grant for Memorial Field lighting

A state grant will help pay for the $250,000 project to replace the lighting system at Memorial Field. Jefferson County commissioners accepted… Continue reading

New lease first at market value in 25 years

The Clallam County commissioners have agreed to sign a lease with the Port of Port Angeles for the land under the county’s… Continue reading

Shooting range moratorium in Jefferson County continued

Jefferson County commissioners voted Tuesday to continue the moratorium on shooting ranges. The commission voted 3-0 to continue the Moratorium Ordinance on… Continue reading

Clallam County administrator offers to postpone retirement

Clallam County Administrator Jim Jones offered Tuesday to postpone his Sept. 1 retirement if the Board of County Commissioners needs more time… Continue reading

Navy to take feedback on special operations training plans through March 23

The Navy has extended the public comment period on a draft environmental assessment for special operations training in Jefferson County to March… Continue reading

Candidate announces for District 3 county commission seat race

A founding member and the chairman of the Jefferson County Young Democrats has announced his candidacy for the District 3 seat on… Continue reading

Clallam County to file suit against opioid firms

Clallam County has inked an agreement with a Seattle law firm to sue manufactures and wholesalers of prescription painkillers to recover the… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioners mull action on shooting range moratorium

Jefferson County commissioners are considering taking action on their moratorium on new commercial shooting ranges one week from today, they told county… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners add interim ban on non-native fish farms to shoreline plan

Atlantic salmon raised in new fish farms became even more unwelcome Monday in waters off Clallam County. County commissioners at their work… Continue reading

Shooting range draws fire: Moratorium brings crowd to debate D’Amico’s Tarboo plans

The sound of automatic weapons fire filled the Superior Court. Stone-faced, Noah Frisch stood before the crowd, turning his body slowly around… Continue reading

Jefferson commissioners seek public input on public records policy changes

Jefferson County commissioners are asking the public to weigh in on proposed changes to the county’s public records policy. Commissioners were set… Continue reading

Jefferson County commissioners approve $50,000 settlement over public records request

Jefferson County commissioners unanimously approved a $50,000 settlement with a Clark County man Monday after county officials forgot to fulfill his public… Continue reading

Jefferson County to mull settlement of records lawsuit today

Jefferson County Commissioners will consider approving a $50,000 settlement this morning with a Clark County man after county officials forgot to fulfill… Continue reading