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PA eyes infraction for runway truck

PORT ANGELES — A defective braking system was responsible for the May 2 crash of an Olympic National Park dump truck on Mount Angeles Road,… Continue reading

KPly workers OK’d for unemployment program

PORT ANGELES — About 80 of the 132 laid-off KPly employees gathered at Peninsula College last week to hear about training and income benefits available… Continue reading

PA Harbor cleanup meeting set

PORT ANGELES — The public will get a chance Tuesday to tell state Department of Ecology officials what they think about the first step in… Continue reading

PA to review leasing out city building

PORT ANGELES — Two City Council subcommittees will review whether the city should lease the former On The Boardwalk restaurant building prior to completion of… Continue reading

PA council tightens public comment rules

PORT ANGELES — People who show up at City Council meetings might not have to wait as long as they do now to have their… Continue reading

Port of PA pursues NOAA Pacific fleet

PORT ANGELES — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is being courted to bring its fleet of research ships here — along with 100 to… Continue reading

PA mulls private sponsorship of events, venues

PORT ANGELES — The city's parks and recreation department is considering allowing sponsorship of city recreation events and facilities. "We could start small and see… Continue reading

First Federal changes name, logo

PORT ANGELES — Now it's just First Federal, and it has a new logo and Web site to highlight the assets of the locally owned… Continue reading

New quake maps won’t change emergency plans

Revised government maps of earthquake faults that could cause serious damage on the North Olympic Peninsula won't change county emergency management plans. Emergency management directors… Continue reading

Port Angeles mural overhaul begins

PORT ANGELES — The "Olympic Visions" mural behind the Conrad Dyar Memorial Fountain is coming off so that it can be renewed. And parts of… Continue reading

Springtime snow surprises North Olympic Peninsula

The calendar may say it's one month into spring, but a peek out the window in some of the area's higher elevations might say otherwise.… Continue reading

Port Angeles downtown to celebrate the end of the (construction improvement) mess

PORT ANGELES — One of the sure signs of spring this year is the disappearance of construction workers downtown as the city's six-month sidewalk and… Continue reading

Supreme Court ruling removes possible barrier to Sequim man’s execution

PORT ANGELES — A U.S. Supreme Court ruling that executions by lethal injection are not cruel and unusual punishment removes one potential barrier to the… Continue reading

Few options for tax return procrastinators

Time and the tides wait for no one, and the U.S. Postal Service won't either if residents of the North Olympic Peninsula don't get their… Continue reading

Park begins to awaken from snowy winter

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — Even though it's April, the snow level in Olympic National Park stubbornly remains at about 3,000 feet, with some snow having… Continue reading

Last of Tumwater Creek bridge girders delivered; truck route reopened

PORT ANGELES — The last of the 25 girders for the Tumwater Creek bridge were delivered and lowered into place by 1 p.m. Wednesday, and… Continue reading

Port Angeles has 20 applications for No. 2 post in Police Department

PORT ANGELES — The city had received 20 applications for the position of deputy police chief by Wednesday. The city seeks to fill the position… Continue reading

Last of Tumwater Creek bridge girders to arrive

PORT ANGELES — The last five of the 25 girders to be installed on the new Tumwater Creek bridge are scheduled to arrive this morning.… Continue reading

Kessler defends bill to tape secret meetings in talk before Port Angeles chamber

PORT ANGELES — State Rep. Lynn Kessler vowed Monday to bring back her bill allowing audiotaping of government agencies' executive sessions "again and again and… Continue reading

Sunday motorcycle run to honor late Port Angeles police officer

PORT ANGELES — Sunday's Seventh Annual Fools Run will honor the late Port Angeles police officer and motorcyclist enthusiast Brian Raymond. Raymond, a decorated 25-year… Continue reading