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Coast Guard cutter Cuttyhunk back in service

PORT ANGELES — The Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk has been put back into service after an overhaul. "It is virtually a new ship," said Capt.… Continue reading

Graffiti testing patience of Port Angeles business owners

PORT ANGELES — The paint covering the graffiti hadn't yet dried when the Peaks Brew Pub was tagged again. "We got hit a couple of… Continue reading

Kingston man arrested following Discovery Bay wreck that closes U.S. 101

DISCOVERY BAY — A Kingston man was arrested for investigation of vehicular assault Saturday evening at Discovery Bay after the car he was driving crashed,… Continue reading

Downtown is hurting but ‘not dead,’ business association says

PORT ANGELES — To paraphrase Mark Twain, recent reports of the death of downtown Port Angeles are an exaggeration, according to the Port Angeles Downtown… Continue reading

Downtown Port Angeles businesses suffering from confluence of construction, City Council told

PORT ANGELES — The confluence of construction projects in downtown Port Angeles has crippled business among stores this winter, a city councilman says. "Some businesses… Continue reading

Port Angeles city steps up role in Rayonier site

PORT ANGELES — The state's redevelopment "community vision" project is the city's first opportunity to be involved in what happens to the waterfront site that… Continue reading

Kessler concedes defeat on taping bill — for this year

OLYMPIA — Rep. Lynn Kessler says that her bill requiring city councils and other local governing bodies to record their closed-door, or executive, sessions is… Continue reading

Council reaction to Port Angeles mayor’s prison idea mixed

PORT ANGELES — Mayor Gary Braun thinks it'd be a good idea for Port Angeles to consider hosting a prison — should the possibility ever… Continue reading

Port Angeles council to hear Rayonier update

PORT ANGELES — The City Council will hear an update Tuesday on a community redevelopment project for property owned by Rayonier Inc. The 75-acre site… Continue reading

Two mills to stay idle this week, but one to reopen

PORT ANGELES — K Ply and Interfor Pacific Inc. lumber mills will remain closed this week, leaving their combined 230 employees continuing to collect unemployment.… Continue reading

Missing Port Angeles man found dead near his property

PORT ANGELES — Cecil Olmstead, a 68-year-old Port Angeles man reported missing Monday, was found dead of apparent natural causes across the street from his… Continue reading

Breaking news: Missing man found dead

PORT ANGELES -- The Clallam County Sheriff's Department announced that 68-year-old Cecil Olmstead was found dead Wednesday of natural causes. A full report will appear… Continue reading

Downtown Port Angeles projects continuing

PORT ANGELES — Another concrete pour for the Port Angeles International Gateway Transportation Center is scheduled for today, but it won't require street closures as… Continue reading

Local sawmills silenced by housing slump

PORT ANGELES — Brutal market conditions have idled almost 160 workers at two sawmills in Clallam County, with the temporary shutown continuing for a second… Continue reading

Clallam Bay-Sekiu to stay on bottled water until Tuesday

CLALLAM BAY — Customers of the Clallam Bay-Sekiu Water System must continue using bottled drinking water until at least Tuesday, Doug Nass, Clallam County Public… Continue reading

Port Angeles gets $175,000 sidewalk grant

PORT ANGELES — The city has received a $175,000 state grant to build sidewalks along school walking routes, the City Council was told at its… Continue reading

Bottled water order issued for Clallam Bay-Sekiu

CLALLAM BAY — Customers of the Clallam Bay/Sekiu Water System have been told to drink bottled water rather than tap water until a water pipe… Continue reading

Elwha dam removal project cost rising to $308 million

PORT ANGELES — The three-year Elwha River dams removal project will begin in 2012 and cost an estimated $308 million, plus or minus 15 percent,… Continue reading

Former Rayonier site cleanup changes applauded

PORT ANGELES — The state Department of Ecology's revitalization of the Rayonier cleanup project was applauded by those who have followed the project during its… Continue reading

Popular restaurant/club gets new owner

PORT ANGELES — The co-owners of Crazy Fish Baja and Beyond have found a buyer. Sometime next month, the space at 229 W. First St.… Continue reading