Clallam County

Olympic National Park road to Rialto Beach to close Thursday for repairs

Mora Road, from the ranger station to the beach, will be closed for roughly a week for repair work.

Weather forecasters predicting stormy weather for Peninsula starting Wednesday

Officials say the first of two strong Pacific storm systems is expected to approach the area this evening with impacts on Thursday.

Funding renewed for Clallam County Marine Resources Committee

The three county commissioners Tuesday approved a state grant to fund the committee’s restoration, conservation and education projects.

Jerry Harvey Hyasman

Volunteers continue to search for missing Quinault elder

Jerry Harvey Hyasman, also known as Jerry Pies, was last seen Oct. 4 near Copalis Crossing in Grays Harbor County.

Jerry Harvey Hyasman
Clallam County sets hearings about Carlsborg Urban Growth Area zoning changes

Clallam County sets hearings about Carlsborg Urban Growth Area zoning changes

The proposed updates, to be presented this Thursday and Oct. 19, focus on goals, policies, development standards and infrastructure planning.

Clallam County sets hearings about Carlsborg Urban Growth Area zoning changes
Clallam County Sheriff’s Department seeks help in identifying burglary suspect

Clallam County Sheriff’s Department seeks help in identifying burglary suspect

The male suspect was caught on camera burglarizing Olympic Cellars Winery east of Port Angeles.

Clallam County Sheriff’s Department seeks help in identifying burglary suspect
Different experiences provide contrast in state auditor’s race

Different experiences provide contrast in state auditor’s race

Mark Miloscia is a state senator with a background in conducting audits. Pat McCarthy runs one of Washington’s biggest county governments.

Different experiences provide contrast in state auditor’s race
Families reach $60 million in Oso landslide settlements

Families reach $60 million in Oso landslide settlements

Survivors and family members settled with the state of Washington and a timber company over the deadly March 22, 2014, landslide.

Families reach $60 million in Oso landslide settlements

FROM A WRITER’S NOTEBOOK: It’s all about the journey

I have a limited tolerance for generic questions about where I see myself in the future. Life can be less conventional than people know it to be.

LETTER: Humanely help cats through spay-neuter practices

In support of Oct. 16 as National Feral Cat Day, practice TNR (trap, neuter, return) to reduce feral cat populations.

LETTER: Let’s harken back to our heritage as an American agenda

The American Dream has been supplanted by partisan politics and divisiveness.

LETTER: Trump does not have the temperament to be president

The Republican presidential candidate would pose a danger to not only the U.S. but the world.

PAT NEAL: Treat orca in more kingly way

The recent orca deaths beg the question: Is it worth killing killer whales for whatever data the killing produces?

Washington voters to decide whether to re-elect Gov. Inslee

Washington voters to decide whether to re-elect Gov. Inslee

The incumbent’s Republican challenger is former Port of Seattle Commissioner Bill Bryant.

Washington voters to decide whether to re-elect Gov. Inslee
Clallam County commissioners mull agreement for William Shore Memorial Pool expansion

Clallam County commissioners mull agreement for William Shore Memorial Pool expansion

Under the deal, the pool district would help relocate Peninsula Behavioral Health’s Horizon Center, remove its old building and expand the pool to the west.

Clallam County commissioners mull agreement for William Shore Memorial Pool expansion
Two vying to become Washington’s next public lands chief

Two vying to become Washington’s next public lands chief

Democrat Hilary Franz, an environmental attorney, and Republican Steve McLaughlin, a retired Navy commander, are running to be public lands commissioner.

Two vying to become Washington’s next public lands chief
Washington voters to decide on nation’s first carbon tax

Washington voters to decide on nation’s first carbon tax

Initiative 732 sponsors say residents have a moral responsibility to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Businesses say the tax will drive up fuel and energy costs.

Washington voters to decide on nation’s first carbon tax