James Casey

Lower Elwha Klallam tribe to “educate” in Olympia this week

PORT ANGELES --Lower Elwha Klallam tribal members hope to "educate" legislators and possibly even Gov. Christine Gregoire about the tribe's side of the Hood Canal… Continue reading

Realtors tussle with county commissioners over Dungeness watershead plan

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County commissioners Monday accused Sequim-area Realtors of trying to pack a meeting on the Elwha Dungeness Watershed Plan with panicky property… Continue reading

Anonymous donor starts fund to help Elwha tribe host Paddle Journey

A retired teacher has opened a fund to help the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe host the 2005 Paddle Journey to Port Angeles -- and replace… Continue reading

Lower Elwha Klallam tribe may meet with governor in Olympia this week

PORT ANGELES -- Lower Elwha Klallam tribal officials will meet Wednesday with local legislators -- and perhaps Gov. Christine Gregoire -- over the failed Hood… Continue reading

Clallam amending rules for responding to next big snowfall

The Jan. 7-8 snows have melted away, but Clallam County and Clallam Transit System are getting ready for the next wave on the county's roads.… Continue reading

Tribe tells of years of bias in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES -- Racism is real in Port Angeles, Lower Elwha Klallam tribal members said Tuesday -- and it's much older than the controversy over… Continue reading

300 attend ‘healing’ at former graving yard construction site

PORT ANGELES -- Three hundred people gathered Saturday in a sleet-swept construction yard to help heal the wounds they felt in the Hood Canal Bridge… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners hear from public on proposed speed limits

Clallam County residents who want to put the brakes on other drivers must slow down and wait for county commissioners to raise or lower speed… Continue reading

Next election in Clallam County won’t be with punchcard ballots

Too bad. So sad. 'Bye, Chad. That includes your buddies: Removed Chad, Hanging Chad, Pregnant Chad and Swinging Chad. The next time Clallam County voters… Continue reading

State, tribe meet again, but this time it’s to determine what’s next at defunct graving yard site

PORT ORCHARD -- Tribal and transportation leaders met here Tuesday to discuss the future of the Hood Canal Bridge graving yard site in Port Angeles,… Continue reading

Teenage girl mourned at City Council meeting

PORT ANGELES -- A moment of silence for Melissa Leigh Carter preceded Tuesday night's meeting of the City Council as its members sought to find… Continue reading

State transportation officials, tribe to meet today over future of Port Angeles graving yard site

PORT ANGELES -- A state negotiator will preside over a meeting today between representatives of the state Department of Transportation and Lower Elwha Klallam tribe,… Continue reading

Transportation secretary keynotes meetings of business group, labor

PORT ANGELES -- Doug MacDonald came to Port Angeles on Monday to lay down a load of bad news about the Hood Canal Bridge graving… Continue reading

Political action committee forming in wake of graving yard misstep

Social activists who mobilized to safeguard a 17-century-old Klallam burial site in Port Angeles will form a political action committee on the North Olympic Peninsula.… Continue reading

Family, friends describe girl, 15, found dead near Waterfront Trail

PORT ANGELES -- Intelligent. Creative. Caring. Kind and a go-getter. Melissa Leigh Carter was all these things in the words of her mother, brother and… Continue reading

Here they come: golf balls out of the sky!

PORT ANGELES -- Tina Breen won a golf ball Saturday. Wrapped around it was a restored 1975 Toyota Celica. Breen, who manages Landing's Restaurant, won… Continue reading

More than 100 attend memorial service for Melissa

PORT ANGELES -- Family and friends attended a private memorial service for Melissa Leigh Carter at Olympic Vineyard Church on Friday. More than 100 people,… Continue reading

Merchant, others ask for healing in wake of graving yard pullout

PORT ANGELES -- Business people heard a plea for racial healing Tuesday from one of their peers who fears bigotry first hand -- a jewelry… Continue reading

Port Angeles police identify body as that of 15-year-old runaway

PORT ANGELES -- Police on Tuesday positively identified the teenager whose body was found Sunday along a muddy path leading from the Waterfront Trail near… Continue reading

Body found near Port Angeles Waterfront Trail

PORT ANGELES -- Police Sunday night were treating as a "suspicious death" the discovery of a young woman's body on a muddy path leading from… Continue reading