Andrew Binion

New Coast Guard radio system taking the ‘search’ out of ‘search and rescue’

PORT ANGELES - Two seconds doesn't seem like enough time to accomplish much. But in the time it takes to say "mayday, mayday" into a… Continue reading


Family airlfited after crash near Quilcene

SEATTLE - A Yakima family of three was airlifted to a Seattle hospital Saturday morning after their SUV ran off Coyle Road outside of Quilcene… Continue reading


Forks teen charged in elk killings

PORT ANGELES - One of three teenagers accused of opening fire on a herd of elk near Forks in December was charged last week in… Continue reading


Friends, family, co-workers remember bus driver a year after his death

PORT ANGELES - As cars whooshed by Saturday afternoon, about 30 friends, family and co-workers gathered at a spot beside U.S. Highway 101 where Steven… Continue reading

Forks superintendent to step down at end of school year

FORKS - The Quillayute Valley School Board is looking for a new chief executive for the next school year. Superintendent Frank Walter will follow his… Continue reading

Man died of smoke inhalation, autopsy shows

PORT ANGELES - A 48-year-old man who perished in a smoldering house fire Sunday died of smoke inhalation, an autopsy shows. Michael Wayne McGreen of… Continue reading

Woman dies after being hit by pickup truck

PORT ANGELES - A 76-year-old Port Angeles woman died in a Seattle hospital from injuries she suffered when a truck hit her in a crosswalk… Continue reading

Church settles sex abuse case for $155,000

PORT ANGELES - A $155,000 settlement has been finalized in Clallam County Superior Court in connection with an act of sexual abuse at a local… Continue reading

Apparent street race leads to crash on Port Angeles thoroughfare

PORT ANGELES - Police are investigating a two-car crash Thursday morning that they say resulted from an impromptu race on East Front Street. A Chevrolet… Continue reading

Joyce to learn what to do in case of emergency

JOYCE - When a disaster strikes, there's a difference between knowing what to do and being in the way. And next month, residents of Joyce… Continue reading

Man charged in incident that police call road rage

PORT ANGELES - A Port Angeles man who police say pointed a BB gun at another during an alleged road rage incident was charged Wednesday… Continue reading

DNR asks firewood collectors to obey the rules

FORKS - An offer from the state Department of Natural Resources for residents to collect their own firewood left over from timber sales has garnered… Continue reading

Laptop stolen from Family Planning had no sensitive information

PORT ANGELES - A laptop computer was stolen from Clallam County Family Planning over the Christmas holiday, but the portable computer did not contain any… Continue reading

Charges against alleged teenage poachers considered

FORKS - Prosecutors are considering charges against three teens suspected of illegally shooting six elk in December and then leaving them to die. The elk,… Continue reading

Cold? State offers free firewood from some trust lands

Downed trees may be both the cause of, and part of the solution to, the weather troubles experienced by the North Olympic Peninsula this winter.… Continue reading

Bill for rental car stranded up Hoh: $871

A Florida couple who had been staring down a mighty rental car bill breathed a sigh of relief last week when the total bill came… Continue reading

Clallam criminal case filings down slightly in 2006

PORT ANGELES - The number of criminal cases filed in Clallam County Superior Court in 2006 is about 35 fewer than were filed in record-breaking… Continue reading

Freshman lawmaker Van De Wege to balance two jobs

SEQUIM - State Rep. Kevin Van De Wege will spend the first months of the next two years in Olympia representing his district. In addition… Continue reading

Hotel robbery suspect gets $100,000 bail

PORT ANGELES - A man charged with burglarizing a Taco Time restaurant Christmas weekend was booked into the Clallam County jail early Wednesday morning for… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Ukrainian sailor released for convalescence

PORT ANGELES - A Ukrainian sailor who nearly lost his leg in a shipboard accident in November was discharged from Olympic Medical Center last week… Continue reading