James Casey

Peninsula begins hand recounts today

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS It's manual recount day on the North Olympic Peninsula as Clallam and Jefferson counties begin an unprecedented third tally of the razor-thin… Continue reading

Clallam: Commissioners hear from treasurer appointee candidates

Charge small fees for the financial services Clallam County performs for other governments, Duane Wolfe suggested. Count the many scraps of land that the county… Continue reading

Clallam: Commissioners to view “rural” designations as they visit growth plans today

Define "rural." That's rural as in "rural areas/lands," "rural character," "rural development" and "rural governmental services." This isn't a vocabulary exercise. The terms are cornerstones… Continue reading

Clallam: Courthouse power failure cuts calls to assessor over new property revaluations

A circuit breaker that "boiled" made some taxpayers' tempers simmer Thursday when it shut down telephones and computers at the Clallam County Courthouse. The electricity… Continue reading

Clallam property reassessment notices distributed

She's made her list and checked it twice. Clallam County Assessor Linda Owings-Rosenburgh mailed reassessment notices Tuesday to about 60 percent of the county's property… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Young sellers stand and deliver for charity

Some Christmas ornaments made by hand, a few stuffed animals lovingly used, hours of waiting for someone to stop by and buy -- such are… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Company with roots on Peninsula enjoys the fast track

PORT ANGELES -- A national industrial technology company with its roots in Port Angeles has been recognized for its phenomenal growth. MagnaDrive Corp., which is… Continue reading

Clallam: County makes small profit on drug-seized property in Ocean Shores

Clallam County has sold for $1,000 over market value the property it owned in Ocean Shores -- and never wanted to begin with. Sale of… Continue reading

1,173 Peninsula voters who didn’t vote for governor could have decided election

North Olympic Peninsula voters who cast ballots but didn't vote for governor -- 1,713 of them -- could have decided the statewide contest between Dino… Continue reading

Clallam: Commissioners speak before chamber, discuss cost-cutting moves

Clallam County's lone Republican commissioner praised county government efficiency on Monday and called county services "a pretty good bargain for 200 bucks" in yearly property… Continue reading

Clallam: Balanced county budget before commissioners and public

A budget that keeps Clallam County government's general fund in the black by more than $5.4 million while lowering taxes will receive a public hearing… Continue reading

Sequim: Animals up for adoption

PENINSULA DAILY NEWS SEQUIM -- Wanted: An ark, but will settle for happy homes for 20 sheep, seven goats, five bantam roosters, three hens, two… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Olympic Medical Center, radiologist at odds over doctor’s private MRI center

Dr. Michael Fishman, a longtime radiologist at Olympic Medical Center, must cut his ties to the hospital or sell or close his own radiology clinic… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center to bring in “temp” doctor for Women’s Clinic until replacement OB/GYN arrives

PORT ANGELES -- An out-of-town obstetrician/gynecologist will step in for two months at Peninsula Women's Clinic until a full-time OB/GYN joins the staff of Olympic… Continue reading

Clallam, Jefferson auditors poised for ballot recount in close governor’s race

Clallam County Auditor Cathleen McKeown is poised to recount the general election ballots on Monday, given the nip-and-tuck race for governor between Dino Rossi and… Continue reading

Port Ludlow resident leads drive against electronic voting

PORT LUDLOW -- Election watchdog Ellen Theisen hopes the margin in the Washington governor's race -- already razor thin -- grows thinner, thinner and thinner.… Continue reading

Forks’ only dentist placed on probation, fined — but will maintain practice

FORKS -- Robert F. Henry, Forks' lone dentist, has been placed on probation for a year by the state Department of Health. He also must… Continue reading

Dewey, Daffy and Mickey among vote-getters in Clallam County

Bill beat Hillary by a 3 to 2 margin, but John McCain triumphed in the race for president -- with five write-in ballots counted by… Continue reading

Port Angeles-based Coast Guard helicopters ailing, grounded for some missions

Coast Guard search-and-rescue, law enforcement and homeland security air missions continue nearly as normal at Group/Air Station Port Angeles, despite an engine problem that plagues… Continue reading

New booklet outlines functions of Clallam County Assessor’s Office

If you've ever wondered just what the Clallam County Assessor's Office assesses, how it assesses, or what the assessments buy, Linda Owings-Rosenburgh has a booklet… Continue reading