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Clallam commissioners add interim ban on non-native fish farms to shoreline plan

Atlantic salmon raised in new fish farms became even more unwelcome Monday in waters off Clallam County. County commissioners at their work… Continue reading

Purchase of downtown Port Angeles property for hotel nears

The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe’s plans to build an 86-room, $25 million downtown hotel are back on track after a delay over… Continue reading

Arraignment set for man accused of jail escape in Forks

Bail of $150,000 and a Feb. 23 arraignment date were set Wednesday for an inmate who allegedly escaped from the Forks jail… Continue reading

Port Angeles brewery to expand into port building

Barhop, meet Dairy Fresh. There’s little that satisfies a real estate guy more than marrying vacant property with a willing renter. In… Continue reading

Planning expected to begin by fall for sewer upgrades in Clallam Bay, Sekiu

Carlsborg’s sewer system was completed last year. Now it’s the West End’s turn. Planning will begin by October for upgrades to two… Continue reading

Several Port Angeles businesses moving in wake of hotel plans

Business owners are trying to make the most of the seeming certitude of being displaced in coming months by construction of a… Continue reading

Port Angeles man pleads guilty to assaults on law enforcement officers

About two dozen law enforcement officers created a thin blue line in Clallam County Superior Court on Tuesday as James Edward Sweet… Continue reading

Eleven rape, assault charges filed against Port Angeles man

Multiple rape and assaults charges were filed last week against a Port Angeles man who met his alleged victim, a 24-year-old woman,… Continue reading

Memorial service set next week for Donald Roberts, Port Angeles-area veteran of three wars

A memorial service with military honors has been scheduled for next week for retired Army Col. Donald Lorne Roberts, who earned a… Continue reading

Port Angeles man sentenced to nearly four years in prison for attempted indecent liberties

A Port Angeles man has been sentenced to almost four years in prison for attempted indecent liberties-forcible compulsion with an unconscious 19-year-old… Continue reading

Officials point to spontaneous combustion of oil-soaked rags in Port Angeles garage fire

A fire was confined to a garage and emergency officials believe it was caused by the spontaneous combustion of oil-soaked rags. There… Continue reading

Guilty plea expected today at hearing in case of Port Angeles shootout

Convicted Port Angeles felon James Edward Sweet, who was injured in an early morning May 2016 gun battle with law enforcement officers… Continue reading

Charlie Bermant/Peninsula Daily NewsDan Di Guilio in his new office, general manager Jefferson Transit.

Former Port Angeles mayor dies at age 68 of sudden heart attack in Florida

Dan Di Guilio, a former Port Angeles mayor and regional transit system pioneer known for his steady leadership, died Tuesday night at… Continue reading

Charlie Bermant/Peninsula Daily NewsDan Di Guilio in his new office, general manager Jefferson Transit.

Marchi named acting Clallam County treasurer

Clallam County commissioners made quick work Tuesday of selecting Teresa Marchi as the new acting treasurer, meeting for about 25 minutes in… Continue reading

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                                Concrete pilings that once supported a magnetic levitation demonstration track stand empty on Tuesday behind the vacated shops of Lev-X in the Port Angeles Business Park.

Magna Force closes: Firm offering revolutionary technology shuts down; Port of Port Angeles says it is owed rent

Magna Force is going out with a whimper. The magnetic levitation company founded in Port Angeles in 1993 by secretive inventor Karl… Continue reading

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                                Concrete pilings that once supported a magnetic levitation demonstration track stand empty on Tuesday behind the vacated shops of Lev-X in the Port Angeles Business Park.

Former Port Angeles mayor, Clallam Transit manager dies

Former Port Angeles Mayor Dan Di Guilio died Tuesday night at Sebastian Riverside Medical Center in Sebastian, Fla. City employees were notified… Continue reading

Clallam County backs bridge effort: Officials iffy about financial support

Cherie Kidd made an impassioned plea to the Clallam County commissioners for support and money for suicide fencing on the Eighth Street… Continue reading

Clallam County to sue drug makers, distributors for damages in opioid crisis

Clallam County will join more than 200 other litigants in suing opioid makers and wholesale distributors in federal district court for damages… Continue reading

North Olympic Library System approves $445,480 in capital expenditures for 2018

Capital expenditures for 2018 will total $445,480 for North Olympic Library System facilities to cover new paving in Port Angeles, computers in… Continue reading

Clallam infant death rate highest in state: 8.1 per 1,000 births vs. 4.7 statewide, though numbers small

Clallam County had the highest infant death rate in Washington state from 2011-2015, according to the state Department of Health’s Infant Mortality… Continue reading