County Commission

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

Marchi named acting Clallam County treasurer

Clallam County commissioners made quick work Tuesday of selecting Teresa Marchi as the new acting treasurer, meeting for about 25 minutes in… Continue reading

Clallam County backs bridge effort: Officials iffy about financial support

Cherie Kidd made an impassioned plea to the Clallam County commissioners for support and money for suicide fencing on the Eighth Street… Continue reading

Portion of West Uncas Road to be closed for several months during bridge construction

A portion of West Uncas Road will be closed for several months starting June 1 to allow the culvert at Salmon Creek… Continue reading

Two applicants for acting Clallam treasurer sent to commissioners

The names of two applicants for the acting Clallam County treasurer post have been forwarded to county commissioners for their decision on… Continue reading

Jefferson commissioners worry over military, land-use bills

Jefferson County commissioners expressed concern Monday over state legislation they said would allow commanders of military bases to veto county and city… Continue reading

Draft plan reviewed for proposed Brinnon resort

The Jefferson County commissioners and planning commissioners took a look at a draft development agreement for the long-planned resort in Brinnon this… Continue reading

Jefferson County approves mediation over D’Amico’s Tarboo Lake plans

Jefferson County commissioners unanimously agreed to enter into mediation with Fort Discovery Inc., over what the moratorium on new shooting ranges means… Continue reading

Port to move ahead on bond for breakwater repair

Port of Port Townsend commissioners Wednesday directed the port to work toward securing a $3.2 million bond to complete the Point Hudson… Continue reading

Jefferson County questions noxious weed board’s goals since funding increase

Jefferson County officials questioned the Jefferson County Noxious Weed Control Board’s priorities during the board’s annual report to the county. County Administrator… Continue reading

Clallam renews contract with tourism bureau

Clallam County has renewed a contract with the Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau to promote year-round tourism. The three commissioners voted Tuesday to… Continue reading

Clallam County to give $60,000 to Economic Development Corporation for 2018

Clallam County commissioners, satisfied by the diversity efforts of the nonprofit Economic Development Corporation, agreed Tuesday to move forward on giving the… Continue reading

D’Amico moving on site near Tarboo Lake despite shooting range moratorium

Joe D’Amico told Jefferson County commissioners Tuesday he is moving full steam ahead on his proposed shooting and archery range near Tarboo… Continue reading