Clallam County

Airports, legal volunteers prepare for new Trump travel ban

Airports, legal volunteers prepare for new Trump travel ban

Airport officials and civil rights lawyers around the country are getting ready for President Donald Trump’s new… Continue reading

Airports, legal volunteers prepare for new Trump travel ban
Bull trout lawsuit targeting Columbia Basin dams dismissed

Bull trout lawsuit targeting Columbia Basin dams dismissed

A federal lawsuit filed by an environmental group seeking to force federal agencies to analyze whether… Continue reading

Bull trout lawsuit targeting Columbia Basin dams dismissed

LETTER: More important than ever to realize compromise is the ultimate goal

The framers of our Constitution were really brilliant when they started with the equal branches of government, not just three branches but branches that are… Continue reading

LETTER: Supreme Court only supreme in its authority, not its judgment

Courts have the task of making judgments that interpret the law. The U.S. Supreme Court has final authority in making these judgments. In many legal… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Sequim police credit Project Lifesaver for quick recovery of elderly man … and other items

Police found a 77-year-old Sequim man less than 20 minutes after he was reported missing, and law enforcement officials are crediting the Project… Continue reading

Port official: Tests show no hydraulic oil spill at Port Angeles log yard

Port official: Tests show no hydraulic oil spill at Port Angeles log yard

A Port Angeles resident’s claim is “completely false” that log-yard operator Merrill &Ring has been spilling 50 gallons of hydraulic oil on… Continue reading

Port official: Tests show no hydraulic oil spill at Port Angeles log yard
Clallam County’s homeless numbers on the rise, social service representatives say

Clallam County’s homeless numbers on the rise, social service representatives say

By Erin Hawkins Olympic Peninsula News Group Whether a two-year anomaly or the beginning of a trend, homelessness might be on the rise in Clallam… Continue reading

Clallam County’s homeless numbers on the rise, social service representatives say
Olympic Medical Center Foundation raises record amount at Red, Set, Go! luncheon

Olympic Medical Center Foundation raises record amount at Red, Set, Go! luncheon

The Olympic Medical Center Foundation has raised a record amount at its 10th annual Red, Set, Go! Heart Luncheon. The event, presented… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center Foundation raises record amount at Red, Set, Go! luncheon

Report: Washington’s most common crime shouldn’t be one

The most commonly charged crime in Washington shouldn’t be a crime at all, the state chapter of… Continue reading

State spent $34,000 on flight for prisoners in 2014

Washington state’s corrections department has been shuttling prisoners back to the state on airplanes routinely used by Gov. Jay Inslee.… Continue reading

Court denies immediate hearing to release Seattle ‘dreamer’

Court denies immediate hearing to release Seattle ‘dreamer’

A federal magistrate in Seattle said Monday he will not hold an immediate hearing to consider releasing… Continue reading

Court denies immediate hearing to release Seattle ‘dreamer’

NEWS BRIEFS: Planning commissioner sought in Sequim … and other items

The Sequim City Council is currently seeking applicants for a vacancy on the planning commission. This is a four-year term expiring in January… Continue reading

AP-NORC Poll: U.S. teens disillusioned, divided by politics

AP-NORC Poll: U.S. teens disillusioned, divided by politics

In the days after President Donald Trump’s election, thousands of teenagers across the nation walked out… Continue reading

AP-NORC Poll: U.S. teens disillusioned, divided by politics

LETTER: Needle exchange programs perpetuates needless tragedy

The article in the Feb. 27 Peninsula Daily News, “Official Highlights Needle Exchange, Testing,” said that 400 people in Clallam County are using the needle… Continue reading

PAT NEAL: The seeds of our fishless halibut fishery

IT WAS ANOTHER tough week in the news for the diminishing breed of fishing-license buyers who insist on fishing in Washington. Oregon has a halibut… Continue reading

Sequim seeks planning commission applicants

The Sequim City Council is currently seeking applicants for a vacancy on the planning commission. This is a four-year term expiring in January… Continue reading

“I suffered the whole time”: Sequim man, found safe, tells story of surviving in car for five days

“I suffered the whole time”: Sequim man, found safe, tells story of surviving in car for five days

He thought he was as good as dead. Richard Jones, 69, of Sunland near Sequim was trapped in his car for five days… Continue reading

“I suffered the whole time”: Sequim man, found safe, tells story of surviving in car for five days
Olympic Medical Center limiting surgeries after sterilization equipment malfunctions

Olympic Medical Center limiting surgeries after sterilization equipment malfunctions

Olympic Medical Center’s Operating Department has temporarily stopped performing non-emergent and elective surgeries after a sterilization machine malfunctioned. An ultrasonic sterilization machine,… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center limiting surgeries after sterilization equipment malfunctions
Inslee expresses concern over health care following meeting

Inslee expresses concern over health care following meeting

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Monday that health care discussions at a weekend meeting of the National Governors Association in Washington, D.C.,… Continue reading

Inslee expresses concern over health care following meeting
Sequim staff plan repairs for roads damaged by winter weather

Sequim staff plan repairs for roads damaged by winter weather

Recent winter weather made some Sequim streets worse for wear. Hemlock Street between South Fourth and… Continue reading

Sequim staff plan repairs for roads damaged by winter weather