Chapman, Roth debate wilderness plan

SEQUIM – Clallam County Commissioner Mike Chapman issued a public apology this week for the way in which the board of commissioners supported an early version of the proposed Wild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 2012. Chapman, 48, an...

WILDERNESS: Support wild and scenic designations

Bill Ruckelshaus and Martha Kongsgaard made a strong case that wilderness designation for certain critical lands around Puget Sound is an important and necessary step to safeguard the health of the Sound (Viewpoint, 9-26). I absolutely agree. When we safeguard Puget...

Protecting our Wild Olympics makes sense

Centered right here in some of the nation's most stunning and prized landscapes are two recent federal efforts: Less than an hour's drive from Sequim, work is under way to restore the Elwha River at the northern edge of Olympic National Park. Far away in the...