Andrew Binion

Romance in the air at Crab Fest — she said yes!

PORT ANGELES -- Michelle McBride thought she won a cheesy ceramic crab. Instead, the hospital laboratory technician got a dozen roses and a fiance. Before… Continue reading

Sheriff plans to discipline election foe for comments at candidate forum

SEQUIM -- Clallam County Sheriff Joe Martin has moved to officially discipline a deputy sergeant running against him for talking about a pending lawsuit during… Continue reading

U.S. 101 slated for slowdown

BLYN -- Speed limits on U.S. Highway 101 near 7 Cedars Casino could drop to 50 mph by Thanksgiving, an official with the state Department… Continue reading

Port Angeles: City to ramp up enforcement in skate park

PORT ANGELES -- On a sunny, dry Wednesday afternoon, about 30 young people lingered around the Port Angeles skate park, taking turns defying gravity in… Continue reading

Port Angeles: bite by bite, ‘Pink House’ is gone

PORT ANGELES -- It stood for about a century. Nobody knows its whole story. A year ago, the state Department of Natural Resources pronounced the… Continue reading

Clallam: B – urn ban extended

PORT ANGELES -- A dearth of rain and continued dry conditions has resulted in the burn ban in effect for Clallam County to be extended… Continue reading

Lower speed limits on U.S. 101 being studied

PORT ANGELES -- Traffic engineers have been studying the possibility of lowering speed limits on U.S. Highway 101 in a two-lane stretch between Port Angeles… Continue reading

Families of men killed in 2005 car crash await day in court

PORT ANGELES -- On a warm, summer evening in August 2005, three men were killed in a crash on U.S. Highway 101. Two were father… Continue reading

Campaign allegations statement filed with police

PORT ANGELES -- A complaint that Clallam County Auditor Cathleen McKeown broke the law by electioneering will be passed to the Port Angeles city attorney… Continue reading

Couple charged with possessing dynamite

PORT ANGELES -- A Port Angles couple were charged Wednesday with possessing dynamite believed to be stolen from the West End in 2002. One of… Continue reading

Former undersheriff suing Clallam County

PORT ANGELES -- A former Clallam County undersheriff who abruptly quit the department last November filed a lawsuit Thursday saying he was forced to resign.… Continue reading

Landmark waterfront pink house coming down in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES -- The pink house will come down on Oct. 3. A demolition date has been confirmed for tearing down the little pink house… Continue reading

Some primary ballots are getting the heave-ho

When all else fails, read the directions. It's a piece of advice primary election voters in Clallam County would be wise to heed, said Auditor… Continue reading

Houses encroaching on woods complicate firefighting

PORT ANGELES -- It's part of what attracts people to the North Olympic Peninsula: Live in the woods, among the trees, but close enough to… Continue reading

Disaster drills today

PORT ANGELES -- If you happen to see county employees hiding beneath their desks this morning or hear unexpected chatter on your emergency alert radio,… Continue reading

Authorities to hunt pot farms from the air

The Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team plans to fly high above the North Olympic Peninsula forestland this month, looking for signs of clandestine marijuana farms.… Continue reading

Overcrowding returns to Clallam County jail

PORT ANGELES -- After briefly dropping below capacity, then hovering just above capacity, the Clallam County jail is back at more than 20 inmates over… Continue reading

Bloody 24 hours on U.S. 101

PORT ANGELES -- It's been a bloody 24 hours for a short length of U.S. Highway 101. Out of three wrecks within a four-mile, mostly… Continue reading

Unattended suitcase across from port of entry terminal not a bomb

PORT ANGELES -- An unattended suitcase found across the street from the MV Coho ferry terminal Wednesday afternoon turned out to be just that. A… Continue reading

Nevada mom, detective happy accused molester caught in Clallam County; ‘We thought he was in Mexico’

He seemed like a nice enough guy at first, but not Mr. Right, so they split after a couple of months of casual friendship. Fast… Continue reading