Andrew Binion

Fire danger is high

It might be called a perfect storm, except that "storm" implies that there would be some rain. This Labor Day weekend will see a mix… Continue reading

Third suspect in alleged kidnapping charged

PORT ANGELES -- A third suspect in an alleged kidnapping that happened in April but not discovered until July was charged Tuesday. Harold Earl Herring,… Continue reading

Charges against undersheriff unlikely, prosecuting attorney says

SEQUIM -- Based on a briefing she has received, it is unlikely criminal charges will be filed against Clallam County Undersheriff Rich Sill for an… Continue reading

Gas thefts rampant and unpunished

Bub Olsen noticed a green tube sticking out from under his motor home earlier this month. The gas tank on the motor home parked outside… Continue reading

Clallam County Fair drawing record crowds, concludes today

PORT ANGELES -- Organizers for the Clallam County Fair set their attendance goal for this year's celebration of the rural life at 32,000 and the… Continue reading

Family burned out of home, then possessions looted

PORT ANGELES -- It wasn't enough that Dave and Shyrel Schaumburg escaped from a fire Friday morning that destroyed their mobile home and most of… Continue reading

Clallam jail finally only full, not crowded

PORT ANGELES -- For the first time in more than a year, the inmate population of the Clallam County jail has dipped within a hair… Continue reading

Lurking cougar kills dog, hurts another near Sequim

SEQUIM -- A chilling run-in with a hungry cougar that resulted in the death of one pet dog and the severe injury of another has… Continue reading

Port Angeles-based Coast Guard cutter en route to makeover in Maryland

PORT ANGELES -- The Coast Guard cutter Cuttyhunk, an 18-year-old, 110-foot boat, pushed off for the long journey to the East Coast for a yearlong… Continue reading

Marriage is happy, accused city councilman says

PORT ANGELES -- City Councilman Grant James Munro, charged Wednesday with domestic violence assault, declined Thursday to explain the events that led to his Tuesday… Continue reading

Port Angeles city councilman spends night in jail

PORT ANGELES -- City Councilman Grant Munro was charged with fourth-degree assault domestic violence Wednesday after a report that he assaulted his wife on Tuesday… Continue reading

Hundreds line motorcade route to pay respects to fallen Marine

PORT ANGELES -- Holding flags and holding back tears, they stood on overpasses, street corners and impromptu roadside vigils along U.S. Highway 101. They gathered… Continue reading

‘Traveling Vanna’ has roots in Port Angeles

BLYN -- Heidi McAllister was the new girl at Port Angeles High School when she ran onto the field with the rest of the cheerleading… Continue reading

Clallam Bay prison superintendent would rather take step backward than leave West End

CLALLAM BAY -- Clallam Bay Corrections Center Superintendent Sandra Carter won't be leaving to lead a new prison after all. Instead, she will accept an… Continue reading

First Nations chief drowned, autopsy shows

PORT ANGELES -- The 68-year-old Canadian tribal chief who perished in the Strait of Juan de Fuca on Wednesday drowned, according to a death certificate… Continue reading

Thousands turn out at 7 Cedars Casino for road version of ‘Wheel of Fortune’

BLYN -- Carla Powell might've been the envy of every person in the room. In the first game of the first tryout Saturday for "Wheel… Continue reading

Coast Guard will encourage — but not enforce — lifejackets among canoe pullers

Because officials do not yet know the cause of death of a Canadian First Nations chief at the scene of a swamped canoe off Dungeness… Continue reading

Sex incident in jail prompts changes

PORT ANGELES -- Two inmates apparently conspired so they could have sex in the Clallam County jail, it was learned Tuesday. Undersheriff Rich Sill said… Continue reading

Crowds flock to world-class sand sculptures, more at Arts in Action

PORT ANGELES -- Lynda and Mike Desmarteau spent Friday night in Sequim. After they heard about the Arts in Action Festival in Port Angeles, they… Continue reading

Trial postponed for man accused in triple-fatality collision

PORT ANGELES -- The trial of a man accused of being under the influence of drugs and causing a collision on U.S. Highway 101 that… Continue reading