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Port Angeles man convicted of vehicular assault

Peter A. Norton has been convicted of vehicular assault and second-degree assault for ramming a neighbor with a Jeep Cherokee in west… Continue reading

Peninsula jobless rate dips slightly

Unemployment was down slightly across the North Olympic Peninsula, the state and the nation in July, the state Employment Security Department said. Clallam County’s estimated… Continue reading

McKeen talks of tenure as Port Angeles city manager

Dan McKeen will retire as Port Angeles City Manager next week, leaving the city in a “financially sound situation,” the City Council… Continue reading

Competency of inmate charged with attack on officer to be evaluated

A competency evaluation has been ordered for a prison inmate charged with the attempted murder of a Clallam Bay Corrections Center officer… Continue reading

Clallam Road Department focused on maintenance, culverts after major projects

With two major projects on the books, the Clallam County Road Department has focused this summer on maintenance and culvert replacements, the… Continue reading

Smoke to stick around Peninsula for awhile

Lingering wildfire smoke kept the air quality “unhealthy” in Port Angeles and Port Townsend on Saturday, according to the Olympic Region Clean… Continue reading

Welcome home: Agnew quadriplegic travels in wheelchair from Idaho

A triumphant Ian Mackay crossed the Clallam-Jefferson County line with supporters cheering him on. Mackay on Friday was nearing the end of a… Continue reading

Port Angeles planners reject proposal to allow RVs for housing

Citing a lack of code enforcement and a housing needs assessment, the Port Angeles Planning Commission has rejected a proposal that would… Continue reading

Rowers to move boathouse to another Ediz Hook spot

The city of Port Angeles and McKinley Paper Co. have amended a longstanding lease to allow the Olympic Peninsula Rowing Association to… Continue reading

Wildfire smoke on Peninsula expected to begin to disperse late today

Wildfire smoke remained widespread on the North Olympic Peninsula on Tuesday as another plume of haze made its way into the region,… Continue reading

Man jailed after alleged crime spree

A Marysville man was arrested at the 7 Cedars Casino on Saturday after an alleged crime spree that left him with a gunshot… Continue reading

Strait Shot service to Bainbridge ferry ridership up

More and more travelers are using the Strait Shot to get to Seattle, Clallam Transit officials said. Ridership on the daily bus… Continue reading

New charges filed against Port Angeles man who eluded police several times

New charges have been filed against a Port Angeles man who eluded law enforcement multiple times this summer. Mason H. Durham, 20,… Continue reading

Transit offers free bus rides to Clallam County Fair

Clallam Transit will provide free bus rides to the Clallam County Fair and other destinations Thursday through Saturday. There will be no… Continue reading

Active shooter drill offers practice on West End

It was only a drill, yet the mock shooter exercise at Clallam Bay School provided valuable lessons and training for first responders,… Continue reading

Child airlifted to Seattle after Brinnon wreck

A child was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center with a laceration Saturday after a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. Highway 101 north of Brinnon,… Continue reading

Cooke, Brotherton tapped for general election contest for Jefferson County commissioner

Jon Cooke and Greg Brotherton have emerged as the general election contenders from a contested primary in the race for Jefferson County… Continue reading

Port Angeles council approves city manager contract

The Port Angeles City Council has approved an employment contract with its next city manager. Nathan West, acting city manager and former… Continue reading

Men arrested in separate alleged fire-starting incidents

Two men have been taken into custody for alleged fire-starting in separate incidences. Sheldon Scott Garner was arrested Monday for investigation of arson… Continue reading

Final pact made for Elwha facility: Multi-million dollar settlement has Port Angeles taking over on Tuesday

In what was described as a “final piece” of dam removal, the National Park Service has reached a settlement with the city… Continue reading