James Casey

City serves notice on PUD that it wants to provide electricity to proposed annexation area

PORT ANGELES -- The city of Port Angeles served notice Tuesday on the Clallam County Public Utility District that it intends to provide electric service… Continue reading

Lawmakers make one last effort to restart graving yard, but tribe says no

OLYMPIA -- Legislators from the 24th District made one last try Monday to persuade the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe to endorse resuming the Hood Canal… Continue reading

Agnew’s last dairy farm to stay that way

AGNEW -- Forty-four acres of prime Dungeness Valley dairy farmland will remain in agricultural use forever under an easement bought by Clallam County commissioners with… Continue reading

Port Angeles meeting to roll out proposed state 50-year forest plan

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS PORT ANGELES -- Forest owners and timber harvesters can see details of a new state Forest Practices Habitat Conservation Plan on Monday.… Continue reading

Tour package to Peninsula tribes set up

PORT ANGELES -- Don Perry hopes people will cross the oceans so they can cross cultures as they cross the North Olympic Peninsula. Perry will… Continue reading

Transit commissioners weigh proposals to change paratransit services

SEQUIM -- Clallam Transit System commissioners say they'll move slowly on recommendations to cut paratransit services for disabled people to keep the system small and… Continue reading

Therapists to unite in pro bono effort for mental health

A new day may be breaking -- just the crack of dawn, perhaps, but light nonetheless -- for people who suffer mental health and chemical… Continue reading

Port Angeles reaffirmed as possible Hood Canal Bridge anchor manufacturing site

OLYMPIA -- State transportation officials reaffirmed Tuesday that they want to build concrete anchors for the Hood Canal Bridge in Port Angeles. "We've had our… Continue reading

Inspiration for summer’s tribal paddle journey: Tse-whit-zen

PORT ANGELES -- The climax of the 2005 Tribal Journey in Port Angeles this summer will be inspired by Tse-whit-zen, the Klallam village partially unearthed… Continue reading

Unexpected gift of canoe stirs tribes into song, dance and gratitude

PORT ANGELES -- Gerald "Woody" Woodside showed up Saturday at the Lower Elwha Tribal Center as a stranger. Four hours later, he departed as an… Continue reading

It seems like flu, but Peninsula outbreak may be more like a bad cold

Is this a great flu outbreak or what? "What" is probably the correct answer. Although school absenteeism is up -- as are workplace sick days… Continue reading

Man accused of killing girl, 15, pleads innocent

PORT ANGELES -- The man accused of raping and killing a 15-year-old teenager told a judge Friday that he is innocent. Robert Covarrubias pleaded not… Continue reading

‘Adventure Route’ spruces up Olympic Discovery Trail

PORT ANGELES -- An "Adventure Route" linking two western segments of the Olympic Discovery Trail has received a $10,000 grant from Bikes Belong, a bicycle-industry… Continue reading

Clallam County employees switching to 37.5-hour workweek

A 37½-hour week officially became the norm for most Clallam County employees Tuesday when county commissioners amended workers' classification, hours, and compensation. The impacts of… Continue reading

Clallam County Web site offers 3-D maps

To see like an eagle, look to your mouse. A high-flying view of your home, neighborhood, city, or district is only a few clicks away… Continue reading

Well samples to be taken near new Sequim retail developments

SEQUIM -- Wishing wells will stay clean won't be enough for Clallam County health officials who fear such wishes won't come true. They'll sample water… Continue reading

Clallam County left with glimmer of hope — building some floating bridge concrete anchors

OLYMPIA -- Clallam County prospects to build replacement parts for the Hood Canal Bridge seemed to dim further Wednesday when the state Department of Transportation… Continue reading

Agency attempts to fill important gap for elderly

PORT ANGELES -- Visualize Clallam County as "an elder-friendly community." Now contemplate the actual lifestyle of old people in the area. What's missing from this… Continue reading

Detectives probe drive-by shooting; no injuries reported

PORT ANGELES -- Detectives are investigating a drive-by shooting Saturday night that injured no one but damaged a fence, a utility pole, two vehicles and… Continue reading

Innovative project targets septic woes in East Clallam County

Imagine: * Mushrooms that are conditioned to eat polluting bacteria. * Scientists, like crime scene investigators, tracing fecal coliform germs to their source: humans, dogs.… Continue reading