Clallam County

This sequoia tree on the west side of Lions Park in Port Angeles is slated for removal because of damage it has caused to a nearby driveway and house foundation. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Angeles Sequoia 105-feet tall poses danger, should come down, arborist says

A stately tree at Lions Park is slated for removal despite objections from a neighbor and other residents. The roots of the… Continue reading


Man charged in Pierce County after Net Nanny operation

State Patrol investigators have announced another arrest in the Net Nanny operation that targeted sexual predators, held last month in Jefferson County.… Continue reading


Port Angeles man accused of giving chase to trooper sentenced

A Port Angeles man accused of chasing a State Patrol trooper who gave him a traffic ticket last year pleaded guilty Wednesday… Continue reading


Olympic Discovery Trail jogger fights off assailants, deputies say

A woman was attacked while jogging with her dog on the Olympic Discovery Trail just east of Port Angeles on Sunday, the… Continue reading

Jesse Colin Young to hail ‘Dreamers’ in Port Angeles this Saturday

Jesse Colin Young quit the road a decade ago. The singer-songwriter, known for his solo work and for his music with the… Continue reading

Clallam County Board of Health hears details about housing crisis

The Clallam County Board of Health heard Tuesday that there is still much to be done to address the North Olympic Peninsula’s… Continue reading

Port Angeles Lefties owner hopes to build spectator deck at Civic Field

Construction of a new spectator deck is being planned for Civic Field in time for the Lefties’ upcoming second season, team majority… Continue reading

Alleged ramming of Quileute police car under investigation

Quileute tribal officials are investigating an incident involving a woman who allegedly rammed into Quileute Police Chief Bill Lyon’s car April 11,… Continue reading

Port Angeles police investigate wrecks

Port Angeles police investigated two wrecks in Port Angeles on Monday, both of which involved drivers who lacked insurance, police said. The… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: The hidden dangers of tree hugging

THERE ARE MANY good reasons for tree-hugging and I must have heard them all. In a recently published book, Matthew Silverstone reveals scientific data showing… Continue reading

Free Microsoft certification exams offered

Free Microsoft certification exams will be offered this month and in June at the Port Angeles, Forks and Sequim public libraries. The Microsoft Office Specialist… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Clallam County plans Friday outage for website … and other items

All services will be affected starting Friday as the county’s Information Technology (IT) Department conducts a maintenance outage. Maintenance is scheduled… Continue reading

Advocate looks to make Clallam County an official Coast Guard Community

Clallam County could be designated as an official Coast Guard Community if Alan Barnard gets his way. Barnard, who has been preparing… Continue reading

$50,000 bail set for Sequim man on harassment charge following sting arrest

Bail of $50,000 was set Monday for Net Nanny child-sex-sting defendant Clinton Roy Caldwell of Sequim on a charge of felony harassment… Continue reading

Mark Nichols

Clallam prosecuting attorney seeks delay in his trial

Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols has asked a federal judge to delay his trial over sexual harassment allegations in part because he… Continue reading

Mark Nichols

Shoreline erosion workshop set for May 5 in Sequim

Clallam County shoreline landowners are invited to attend a free coastal process and erosion management workshop May 5. Registration is required. To register,… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Liberty Bay renamed Washington

EARLIER THIS WEEK Liberty Bay, a 790-foot crude oil tanker, moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 1. During her brief stay, personnel erected… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Repaving work set to start April 23 on Highway 20 in Port Townsend … and other items

Travelers on state Highway 20 will encounter construction activity and traffic delays starting Monday, April 23, the state Department of Transportation announced… Continue reading

WEST END NEIGHBOR: Flexibility reigns at Forks’ RainFest

“BLESSED ARE THE flexible for they will not be bent out of shape,” read a sign in my former employer’s staff room. The longer I… Continue reading