Clallam County

LETTER: Get rid of hate-filled columnist Michelle Malkin

I enjoy reading most of the columns in the Peninsula Daily News. However, I was disappointed and disgusted that the PDN would run such a… Continue reading

LETTER: Impreach Trump to restore the integrity of our nation, presidency

How were you raised? Ever get your mouth washed out with soap for lying? Spend time in the principal’s office for bullying other students? Were… Continue reading

LETTER: Kudos to Port Angeles for success of combined sewer overflow project

Thanks to the city of Port Angeles and its partners. During the recent heavy rain-on-snow event, no overflows of combined stormwater and sewage were released… Continue reading

LETTER: True immigrants go through the process of citizenship

My great-grandparents applied for citizenship, fulfilled all the requirements and were accepted as citizens of the United States. They were true immigrants. They learned English… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Olympic Hot Springs Road closed at park boundary … and other items

Olympic National Park has closed its Elwha River area at the park boundary on Olympic Hot Springs Road. According to the park… Continue reading

Pickleball courts likely in Sequim by year’s end

Pickleball courts likely in Sequim by year’s end

Local pickleball players are likely to have a place of their own by year’s end. Members… Continue reading

Pickleball courts likely in Sequim by year’s end
Shay Clinton Darrow

Port Angeles man sent to Western State Hospital for evaluation

Shay Clinton Darrow, the Port Angeles man charged with shooting his father to death last month, has been transferred to Western State… Continue reading

Shay Clinton Darrow
States in U.S. West mark 75th anniversary of internment order

States in U.S. West mark 75th anniversary of internment order

States in the American West are marking the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order… Continue reading

States in U.S. West mark 75th anniversary of internment order

Trial set in Sequim child rape case

A two-week trial has been set for Nathan A. Chavez, a 30-year-old Sequim man charged with raping four girls. Chavez pleaded not… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: County eyes limits on structure sizes in residential areas

Clallam County commissioners will hold a public hearing on a six-month extension of a zoning ordinance that limits structure sizes in rural residential areas to… Continue reading

Sales taxes, camping fees, permits brisk in Clallam

Sales taxes, camping fees, permits brisk in Clallam

Clallam County had a record month for sales tax collections and a “staggering” amount of camping revenue in January, commissioners learned Monday.… Continue reading

Sales taxes, camping fees, permits brisk in Clallam
‘Success story’ for Port Angeles, Quillayute Valley school levies

‘Success story’ for Port Angeles, Quillayute Valley school levies

Marc Jackson and Diana Reaume weren’t quite banging pots and pans in celebration Wednesday and running up and down the hallways of… Continue reading

‘Success story’ for Port Angeles, Quillayute Valley school levies
Sequim School District heartened by passage of levies
Sequim School District heartened by passage of levies
Port Townsend woman in critical condition after head-on wreck with dump truck

Port Townsend woman in critical condition after head-on wreck with dump truck

A Port Townsend woman was in critical condition Wednesday after a head-on collision between a small pickup truck and a dump truck… Continue reading

Port Townsend woman in critical condition after head-on wreck with dump truck
Selinda Barkhuis

Barkhuis to quit as Clallam treasurer; she gives no date, cites stress

Citing health concerns caused by work-related stress, Selinda Barkhuis announced Tuesday that she intends to step down as Clallam County treasurer. She… Continue reading

Selinda Barkhuis
Port Townsend debates sanctuary city status; new draft resolution to be considered later this month

Port Townsend debates sanctuary city status; new draft resolution to be considered later this month

A three-member City Council subcommittee will draft a new resolution that would, if approved, declare Port Townsend a sanctuary city. The draft… Continue reading

Port Townsend debates sanctuary city status; new draft resolution to be considered later this month
Nicolas Harper and Samantha Trone from Swan School in Port Townsend were among the 140 volunteers planting trees at Tarboo Wildlife Preserve near Quilcene on Feb 4. (Connie Gallant)

Plant-A-Thon sets record as volunteers place 6,500 trees, shrubs

Volunteers planted a record 6,500 trees and shrubs in one day during the 11th Northwest Watershed Institute Plant-A-Thon at the Tarboo Wildlife… Continue reading

Nicolas Harper and Samantha Trone from Swan School in Port Townsend were among the 140 volunteers planting trees at Tarboo Wildlife Preserve near Quilcene on Feb 4. (Connie Gallant)

Eye on Olympia: Elwha River bridge funds in transportation budget proposal

Funding for a new bridge across the Elwha River on U.S. Highway 101 west of Port Angeles has been included in the state… Continue reading

Spreadsheet errors cost Clallam $494,157

Errors on a pair of Clallam County Sheriff’s Office budget documents will cost the county $494,157 in 2017, officials said this week.… Continue reading

Jefferson Healthcare board approves Discovery Behavioral Health affiliation

Jefferson Healthcare board approves Discovery Behavioral Health affiliation

The Jefferson Healthcare board has unanimously voted in favor of affiliating the hospital with Discovery Behavioral Health, a local nonprofit and mental… Continue reading

Jefferson Healthcare board approves Discovery Behavioral Health affiliation