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Jefferson County proclaims Indigenous Peoples Day

The second Monday in October was unanimously proclaimed Indigenous Peoples Day in Jefferson County by the county commissioners during Monday’s meeting. Lower… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners to focus on chief financial officer before new county administrator

The Clallam County commissioners agreed Monday they should hire a chief financial officer before restarting their search for a new county administrator.… Continue reading

Timber is top talk at debate: Peach, Doherty spar in Clallam commission battle

Timber dominated the discussion as Clallam County commissioner candidates Bill Peach, the Republican incumbent, and former commissioner Mike Doherty, a Democrat, exchanged… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners mull second round for administrator search

Clallam County commissioners decided during a work session Monday they would continue their conversation about how to begin the second search for… Continue reading

Jefferson commissioners hear ferries plan update as Port Townsend boat resumes service

September has not been kind to Washington State Ferries and the Port Townsend-Coupeville route. On Sept. 9, the MV Salish experienced either… Continue reading

Clallam withdraws job offer, will restart search for administrator

The Clallam County Board of County Commissioners rescinded its conditional offer to hire David Fraser as its next administrator after discovering information… Continue reading

Homeless pacts extended to give more time for consideration

Interlocal agreements between Jefferson County and the city of Port Townsend for homeless housing and affordable housing that were set to expire… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners meet in closed session to discuss administrator candidate

The Clallam County commissioners met in executive session Tuesday morning to hear an update on its top candidate for county administrator, and… Continue reading

Hearing on Jefferson shooting facility ordinance delayed

A public hearing on a draft commercial shooting facility ordinance has been postponed to Oct. 1 after originally being set for Monday,… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners announce county manager choice

A former city manager has said he will accept an offer by Clallam County commissioners to succeed county Administrator Jim Jones, who… Continue reading

More seniors using summer shelter in Port Townsend

The Summer Shelter at the American Legion Hall has been at capacity since opening in May and has seen a change in… Continue reading

Clallam County administrator finalist drops out of running

Stayton City Manager Keith Campbell has become the second person to drop out of the running for retiring Clallam County administrator Jim… Continue reading

Housing topic of joint meet in Port Townsend

Members of the community made their feelings known during a joint meeting of the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners and the Ad… Continue reading

Port Angeles agrees to sign pact with Sequim if necessary

The Port Angeles City Council has authorized the city manager to sign an agreement with the city of Sequim to help the… Continue reading

Clallam officials to discuss criminal justice contract in closed-door meeting

Officials from Clallam County, and Sequim and Port Angeles city governments will conduct a closed-door meeting today as they look for a… Continue reading

Final draft of shooting range ordinance presented in Jefferson County

A final draft of the proposed Jefferson County commercial shooting facility ordinance proposes regulations for existing and new facilities, including noise regulations… Continue reading

Clallam Road Department focused on maintenance, culverts after major projects

With two major projects on the books, the Clallam County Road Department has focused this summer on maintenance and culvert replacements, the… Continue reading

Four finalists named to succeed Clallam Administrator Jim Jones

Four finalists including Port of Port Angeles Commissioner Colleen McAleer have been selected to succeed longtime Clallam County Administrator Jim Jones. County… Continue reading

Measure now off the ballot: Clallam finance department question paperwork late

The Clallam County commissioners’ plans of putting a measure to create a county finance department on the November ballot have been delayed… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners consider minor changes to finance department resolution

Clallam County commissioners will consider making minor changes to the resolutions they approved last week concerning the proposed finance department. Today, commissioners… Continue reading