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Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team has seized $58,671 in drugs this year

The Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team has seized 406 grams of heroin, 194 grams of methamphetamine, and 343 opioid pills and suboxone… Continue reading

Sequim man accused of assault after car prowl, chase

Nathan O. Reid was arrested last week for allegedly pointing a weapon or gun-shaped stick at a man who had chased him… Continue reading

Lawsuit against Clallam County prosecutor settled

Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Nichols has settled a lawsuit with Tina Hendrickson, a former office manager who sued him over alleged… Continue reading

Sequoia removal still stands: Port Angeles council agrees decision is administrative

City Council members grappled with a controversial decision to remove an adored sequoia from Lions Park before agreeing that the decision rested… Continue reading

Port Angeles adopts 2019 budget

The Port Angeles City Council has adopted a balanced budget for 2019. The total city budget is $115.4 million and the general… Continue reading

Recount finds no change in District Court II judge race

An unofficial recount upheld Erik Rohrer’s 28-vote victory over John Black in the general election race for Clallam County District Court II… Continue reading

Forks man arrested with son found guilty of drug charge

A Clallam County jury has convicted Tommy L. Cook Sr. of possession with intent to deliver heroin. Cook, 58, of Forks was… Continue reading

Port Angeles man exonerated of rape accusation

A Port Angeles man has been exonerated from a rape allegation and a $20,000 bail. Corban D. Reneman, 25, was arrested last… Continue reading

Reid and Johnson Motors marks 50 years in business in Port Angeles

The business known as Reid and Johnson Motors of Port Angeles is marking its 50th anniversary this year. “We would like to… Continue reading

Port Angeles postpones felling of Lions Park sequoia

City officials have postponed the removal of the Lions Park sequoia. Port Angeles Mayor Sissi Bruch said she was concerned about the… Continue reading

Port Angeles postpones removal of Lions Park sequoia

UPDATE: City officials have postponed the removal of the Lions Park sequoia. Port Angeles Mayor Sissi Bruch said Monday she was concerned about the safety… Continue reading

Winter Ice Village in downtown Port Angeles off to a good start

It takes a village to build a village, Marc Abshire said at the ceremonial opening of the Port Angeles Winter Ice Village.… Continue reading

West End celebrates season with Twinkle Light Parade, tree lighting and other festivities

Downtown Forks will glitter in the holiday spirit Saturday with the annual Twinkle Light Parade and tree lighting ceremony. Santa Claus will be… Continue reading

Partner in meth smuggling plot sentenced to drug treatment

Jose L. Orozco has been sentenced to drug treatment for his role in a plot to smuggle methamphetamine into the Clallam Bay… Continue reading

Beach restoration: Limited access provided for area east of the Elwha River mouth

A soft opening of the Beach Lake Conservation Area east of the Elwha River mouth is planned Saturday. Coastal Watershed Institute (CWI)… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council to refrain from meeting on night of general election

After decades of meeting regularly on election night, the Port Angeles City Council has decided to gather on the Wednesday after the… Continue reading

Sequoia in Port Angeles Lions Park to be cut down

A majestic sequoia that graces Lions Park in Port Angeles will be removed next month, much to the dismay of those who… Continue reading

Port Angeles man arrested after alleged armed robbery attempt in Forks

A Port Angeles man is facing felony charges for allegedly breaking into a West End travel trailer while armed with a machete… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council considers 2019 budget

Port Angeles is “financially strong” going into 2019 with a balanced, sustainable budget that maintains healthy reserves, the City Council was told.… Continue reading

Port Angeles City Council approves 1 percent tax increase

The Port Angeles City Council has approved a 1 percent property tax levy increase for 2019. Council members voted 6-0 Tuesday —… Continue reading