County Commission

Jones, commissioners talk of search for county administrator

Since Clallam County Administrator Jim Jones announced his retirement, he has received plenty of emails from agencies trying to recruit him for… Continue reading

Clallam official: Get ahead of Ecology on ‘Hirst Fix’

The so-called “Hirst Fix” passed by the state Legislature earlier this year largely doesn’t affect Clallam County water basins yet, the county’s… Continue reading

Members appointed to Jefferson shooting range committee

Jefferson County commissioners took another step forward Monday in the ongoing discussion of shooting facilities in the county by appointing members to… Continue reading

OPNET funding held up in sanctuary cities litigation

The Department of Justice is withholding approved funding for the Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team due to litigation of the federal government’s… Continue reading

Roundabout considered for busy intersection at Sequim-Dungeness Way and Woodcock Road

Clallam County officials are considering fast-tracking the installation of a traffic circle at the intersection of Sequim-Dungeness Way and Woodcock Road, citing concerns… Continue reading

Clallam to hire youth suicide prevention coordinator

Clallam County is preparing to hire a 32-hour-per-week youth suicide prevention coordinator with federal funding provided from the state Department of Health.… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners consider placing themselves under personnel policy

Clallam County’s elected officials will discuss in the coming weeks whether county personnel policies should apply to them. Right now the policies… Continue reading

Jefferson commissioners meetings to be livestreamed starting with April test

The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners will offer livestreaming and on-demand viewing of its meetings over the internet. The first test of… 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

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

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