Jeff Chew

Clallam: PA, Sequim “open houses” to address watershed issues

PORT ANGELES -- Open houses in Port Angeles and Sequim will inform Clallam County residents about competing water demands, dwindling salmon runs, water quality, flooding… Continue reading

Port Angeles man´s son missing in Iraq

PORT ANGELES -- A decorated veteran of the Vietnam War who was missing in action more than once during that bloody conflict faces the painful… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Graving yard soil may go to Rayonier pulp mill site

PORT ANGELES -- Where and how do you dispose of 170,000 cubic yards of soil dug out of the state's proposed graving yard? Rayonier Inc.… Continue reading

Proposed Clallam policy would ban pay supplement for employees on active duty

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County commissioners Monday directed personnel staff to draft a new pay and benefits policy for employees activated for military duty. The… Continue reading

Port Angeles, Clallam agencies face shipyard lobbying effort in Olympia

OLYMPIA -- Port Angeles, Clallam County, Port of Port Angeles leaders and state lawmakers Thursday went up against a powerful lobbying coalition representing most of… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Merchants support more costly Gateway plan with promenade

PORT ANGELES -- A small group of Port Angeles Downtown Association members Wednesday night supported a redesigned Gateway International Transportation Center which will include a… Continue reading

Clallam leaders delay setting salary for elected planner

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County commissioners delayed a decision Tuesday to set the salary for the elected community development director, buying time to hear comments… Continue reading

Clallam: Sheriff, off to Coast Guard duty, seeks compensation

Clallam County Sheriff Joe Hawe, who last week was activated for duty with the U.S. Coast Guard, has asked county commissioners to pay the difference… Continue reading

Clallam: Food establishment inspection scores to go online

PORT ANGELES -- Those wondering about the cleanliness of their favorite restaurants, latte stands or convenience store stops may see how those food establishments rate… Continue reading


PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County Sheriff's investigators on Sunday identified the victim of a Saturday fatal boating accident as Hannibal Madden, of Port Angeles. Madden,… Continue reading

Clallam, tribal officials prefer Elwha bridge replacement

PORT ANGELES -- Lower Elwha Klallam tribal leaders support Clallam County's proposal to replace the one-lane bridge that has spanned the Elwha River since 1913,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Meeting over Gateway project next month

Clallam Transit System board members will meet with the Port Angeles city Parking Advisory Committee next month to discuss latest plans for the International Gateway… Continue reading


Haille Alley was fighting for her life a year ago after a heart transplant. In steep contrast today, the little girl bounces from room to… Continue reading

Port Angeles: “Self help” homes for the low-income planned for west side

PORT ANGELES -- Clallam County Housing Authority officials have plans to launch a "self help housing" neighborhood on the city's west side. Pam Teitz, the… Continue reading

Carlsborg: Sunny Farms store sign a “community landmark”

CARLSBORG -- It's official: Sunny Farms Country Store's sign is a Carlsborg community landmark. So determined Clallam County Hearings Examiner Ted Hunter on Monday when… Continue reading


PORT ANGELES -- A once burned out rooming house, the newly renovated Downtown Hotel today offers 17 neat, simple and elegant rooms, with views of… Continue reading

Sequim: Thousands attend annual building exposition

SEQUIM -- It started with humble beginnings six years ago at Sequim Middle School. Today, the annual Building & Remodeling Expo has more than doubled… Continue reading

Volunteers cleaning up once-trashed Valley Creek

PORT ANGELES -- Once straight and heavily littered with household appliances and trash, a 1,405-foot segment of Valley Creek now gently meanders under foot bridges,… Continue reading

Clallam: Driver, others oppose anti-war signs on buses

PORT ANGELES -- Bus driver Dan Kauffman stood before his bosses on the Clallam Transit System board and told them they were wrong. A transit… Continue reading

Grant would keep Forks health clinic open

A Clallam County Health and Human Services official on Monday urged county commissioners to support a $100,000 grant to help keep the county's Forks Public… Continue reading