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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

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