Clallam County

LETTER: Prophect words from David Souter on PBS News Hour

[Retired] Supreme Court Justice David Souter on Sept. 14, 2012, on PBS News Hour spoke on the 225th anniversary of the Constitution and talked about… Continue reading

LETTER: Trump’s agenda will leave the middle class holding the bag

Sen. Harry Reid nailed it when he reminded the nation that Donald Trump is “a sexual predator who lost the popular vote.” Voters have said… Continue reading

LETTER: Unite for the common good because we sink or swim together

In the wake of our presidential election, we all need to take a deep breath as we come to grips with what just happened. If… Continue reading

More to do than feast this holiday weekend

and the following weekend — have a variety of activities to choose… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Port Townsend group plans sendoff for Standing Rock protesters Monday … and other items

The Standing with Standing Rock Thanksgiving Caravan will leave Port Townsend on Monday to deliver donations and supplies to protesters of the… Continue reading

Port Angeles students mark storm drains with pollution reminders

Port Angeles students mark storm drains with pollution reminders

Hamilton Elementary School fifth-grade students took to the streets to spread the word about pollution. The students from George Kheriaty and Becky… Continue reading

Port Angeles students mark storm drains with pollution reminders

Tickets available for Festival of Trees activities in Port Angeles

Tickets are still available for Festival of Trees events set next weekend at the Vern Burton Community Center. One of the two… Continue reading

Time to gobble up community Thanksgiving feasts across the Peninsula

Time to gobble up community Thanksgiving feasts across the Peninsula

Community feasts will celebrate Thanksgiving across the North Olympic Peninsula this week. Some will be a little early. And, in a break with tradition, the… Continue reading

Time to gobble up community Thanksgiving feasts across the Peninsula
Melinda Smyser, one of Idaho’s four presidential electors, poses for a portrait in Boise, Idaho, last Thursday. Smyser, one of Idaho’s four Republican electors, said they have been flooded with emails, telephone calls and Facebook messages from strangers urging them to reconsider their vote. “It’s just not going to work.” (Otto Kitsinger/The Associated Press)

Trump opponents try to beat him at the Electoral College

Grassroots campaigns have sprung up around the country to try to persuade members… Continue reading

Melinda Smyser, one of Idaho’s four presidential electors, poses for a portrait in Boise, Idaho, last Thursday. Smyser, one of Idaho’s four Republican electors, said they have been flooded with emails, telephone calls and Facebook messages from strangers urging them to reconsider their vote. “It’s just not going to work.” (Otto Kitsinger/The Associated Press)

Woman accused of rape, animal cruelty to have mental health evaluation

A Port Angeles woman accused of child rape and animal cruelty will have a mental health evaluation before trial. Deanna Marie Wilson,… Continue reading

EYE ON CLALLAM: Commissioners to hold public hearing on transportation plan

The three Clallam County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on the proposed six-year Transportation Improvement Program on Tuesday. The hearing will begin at 10… Continue reading

Navy records plan for sonar, explosives training in area waters

Navy records plan for sonar, explosives training in area waters

The U.S. Navy has announced its decision for use of sonar and explosives for training and testing in the Puget Sound, Strait of… Continue reading

Navy records plan for sonar, explosives training in area waters

Port of Port Angeles rejects proposed tax increase

The Port of Port Angeles on Monday unanimously rejected a proposed property tax rate increase of 1.87 percent, which would have equated… Continue reading

Sequim City Council to consider ban on fireworks discharge

Sequim City Council to consider ban on fireworks discharge

City council members will discuss and possibly vote on banning the discharge of consumer fireworks when… Continue reading

Sequim City Council to consider ban on fireworks discharge
Clallam commissioners set budget hearings; $1.5 million in spending reductions unspecified

Clallam commissioners set budget hearings; $1.5 million in spending reductions unspecified

Clallam County commissioners have scheduled a pair of public hearings on the 2017 budget. The draft budget contains a $1.5 million line… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners set budget hearings; $1.5 million in spending reductions unspecified
Crowd gathers in Port Angeles for Standing Rock fight

Crowd gathers in Port Angeles for Standing Rock fight

Lower Elwha Klallam tribal members sang as a crowd of some 150 people opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline gathered at The Gateway… Continue reading

Crowd gathers in Port Angeles for Standing Rock fight
Forks woman charged in toddler’s death

Forks woman charged in toddler’s death

A Forks woman was charged Wednesday with homicide by abuse and second-degree murder for the death of a 2-year-old boy. Ramona Jean… Continue reading

Forks woman charged in toddler’s death
Aldrich’s Market in Port Townsend to close next year unless buyer is found

Aldrich’s Market in Port Townsend to close next year unless buyer is found

There still might be hope for stopping the now impending closure of Aldrich’s Market in uptown Port Townsend, but owner Milton Fukuda… Continue reading

Aldrich’s Market in Port Townsend to close next year unless buyer is found
Clallam EDC director stepping down

Clallam EDC director stepping down

The Clallam County Economic Development Corp. announced its executive director’s retirement following a closed-door session at its board meeting Thursday. Bill Greenwood,… Continue reading

Clallam EDC director stepping down