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Hood Canal Bridge shooter identified as New Jersey man suspected of murder

UPDATE: The Washington State Patrol on Tuesday night identified a 20-year-old New Jersey man wanted for first-degree murder as the shooter who took his own… Continue reading

Vehicular assault charge could follow state Highway 112 wreck in Sekiu

A 39-year-old man from Kimberly, Idaho, could face a vehicular assault charge after injuring himself and a 12-year-old passenger in a wreck on… Continue reading

PHOTO: Pullers arrive at Jamestown amid Paddle to Puyallup

Members of the Mowachaht Tribe’s canoe family arrive in Jamestown during the Power Paddle to Puyallup on Sunday. They were in one of 24 canoes… Continue reading

Temporary bridges improve foot, bike access to Elwha Valley

Olympic National Park has installed two new temporary bridges on Olympic Hot Springs Road across the Elwha River, but visitors will… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners eye new county finance department

The Clallam County commissioners are looking to create a new finance department for the county, using existing positions from the Auditor’s Office… Continue reading

National Forests issue draft Record of Decision for mountain goat plan

The Olympic, Mount Baker-Snoqualmie and Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forests have prepared a draft Record of Decision for the Mountain Goat Management Plan/Environmental Impact… Continue reading

Forks jail escapee sentenced to prison

A man who escaped from the Forks jail in January was sentenced Thursday in Clallam County Superior Court to serve five years… Continue reading

Boy threatened in robbery of $5, Port Angeles police say

A homeless woman who police said threatened to kill a young boy in downtown Port Angeles before stealing $5 appeared in Clallam… Continue reading

Clallam commissioners seek compromise on fireworks ban after hearing

Clallam County’s three county commissioners said after a public hearing they want to strike a compromise on a proposed fireworks ordinance. Commissioners… Continue reading

Two accused of stealing from national park fee boxes

Two West End residents are charged with stealing money from locked fee boxes in Olympic National Park. Randy W. Eastman Jr, 30, of… Continue reading

Respect, opioids or alcohol? Candidates disagree on top issue facing Clallam court

The three candidates for the District Court 1 judgeship disagree on what is the top issue facing the court. Pam Lindquist, Suzanne… Continue reading

Finance department an issue in county commissioner candidate debate

Two candidates for the Clallam County Board of County Commissioners District 3 seat challenged incumbent Bill Peach over the board’s efforts to… Continue reading

Port Angeles cleanup prompted by needle poke

A cleanup of central Port Angeles is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, starting at the parking lot of the Clallam County Courthouse.… Continue reading

Two Port Townsend residents airlifted after wreck near Chimacum

Two people were airlifted after a single-vehicle rollover wreck on state Highway 19 near Chimacum on Sunday afternoon. State Patrol Trooper Chelsea Hodgson… Continue reading

Iconic Granny’s Cafe placed on the market

Granny’s Cafe and the adjoining Indian Valley Motel — an iconic stop for locals and tourists who had just spent a fun-filled… Continue reading

North Olympic Peninsula counties to see big increase in federal payments

Clallam and Jefferson counties will see significant increases in payments in lieu of taxes from the federal government. Clallam County is seeing… Continue reading

OPNET, State Patrol move on suspected drug house east of Port Angeles

Members of the Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team and State Patrol SWAT team raided a home east of Port Angeles on Thursday,… Continue reading

Some Port Angeles stores receive one-year exemption from plastic bag law

Paper or plastic? That largely depends on where you shop after some Port Angeles retailers received exemptions from the plastic bag ban.… Continue reading

Four escape with minor injuries after wreck, vehicle fire near Sequim

Four people escaped a rollover wreck on U.S. Highway 101 near Old Gardiner Road east of Sequim after the rental car they were… Continue reading

Port Angeles city begins to consider possible cuts; exercise aimed at being prepared if needed, officials say

City of Port Angeles department heads each have presented the City Council with cuts they could make if necessary, but stressed their… Continue reading