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Makah elders rally on eve of federal court appearance

PORT ANGELES - Two Makah women with protest signs outside the Port Angeles office of U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks on Thursday said that the federal… Continue reading


Man from standoff handed 25 months in prison

PORT ANGELES - Nathan Alden Inman, 23, was sentenced to more than two years in prison after pleading guilty in Clallam County Superior Court to… Continue reading


Excavation for mystery oil on Port Angeles beach tonight

PORT ANGELES - Construction crews will begin digging out soil contaminated with hazardous oil from a Port Angeles beach tonight. The crews, working under the… Continue reading


Man killed in West End car wreck had troubled past

FORKS - Sunday night, the night that Stephen G. Pettibone died, he had been released from the Forks jail after serving a 29-day sentence to… Continue reading

Elk in rut injures horse in Forks

FORKS - Sequim is not the only place in Clallam County that may have an elk problem. Last week, about two miles east of Forks,… Continue reading

PA mayor plans meeting with Victoria officials

PORT ANGELES - Mayor Karen Rogers has organized a meeting between civic leaders here and from Victoria on Friday, part of which will be onboard… Continue reading

Federal government vows to share evidence with Makah prosecutor

The U.S. Attorney's Office has given no date for sharing evidence against five indicted Makah men with the tribal prosecutor, but a spokeswoman said the… Continue reading

Oil found in old Port Angeles city dump

PORT ANGELES - The state Department of Ecology will dig test holes on Monday to discover the extent of a pool of oil and petroleum-soaked… Continue reading

Five Makah who killed whale indicted by federal grand jury; tribe disappointed

NEAH BAY - The Makah tribal prosecutor is prepared to file five charges on behalf of the tribe against the men who hunted and killed… Continue reading

Guilty drug dealer delivered cocaine in Tupperware, informant says in court documents

PORT ANGELES - Bernard Gilbert "Pete" Barnes, who has pleaded guilty to drug and money laundering charges, made deliveries in Tupperware, according to court records.… Continue reading

Port Angeles now has its own archaeologist

PORT ANGELES - A city archaeologist is at work to survey the waterfront and create policy. Derek Beery, 35, started as the Port Angeles archaeologist… Continue reading

Cocaine dealer, ‘anxious to put this behind,’ pleads guilty, averts trial

PORT ANGELES - Bernard Gilbert "Pete" Barnes pleaded guilty to six felony drug and money laundering charges on Tuesday. The 54-year-old Port Angeles man changed… Continue reading

Forks woman wins state’s first Spirit of Youth award

FORKS - Jessica Davila was not always an inspiration. As a teenager in Forks, she woke up more than once in jail - and had… Continue reading

Burglary victim fights back, leads block watch program in Sequim

SEQUIM - After his home on East Fir Street was burglarized in August, 34-year-old Norman Dawley decided to fight back. Dawley and a neighbor, 55-year-old… Continue reading

Errant boat forces five ships to divert in Admiralty Inlet traffic jam

MARROWSTONE POINT - It was a close call, said the Coast Guard. In Admiralty Inlet fog, a small boat forced five commercial shipping vessels -… Continue reading

Guardrail installed at site of tragic veterans van crash

SEQUIM - A guardrail installed recently near Sequim Bay State Park is a welcome protection that, sadly, is too late to save her husband, said… Continue reading

No charges in crash in which pedestrian died

PORT ANGELES - No criminal charges will be filed against 20-year-old Amber Steim, who hit and killed a 49-year-old woman on Sept. 10. And the… Continue reading

Teens judging teens in Clallam Youth Court

PORT ANGELES - It takes a teenager to understand a teenager. That's the theory behind Clallam County Youth Court. Students in middle school and high… Continue reading

Sequim strongman died of heart ailment, coroner confirms

Toxicology results have not changed the determination of the cause of death of Jesse Marunde, Sequim's strongman, who died on July 25 at the age… Continue reading

Two deputy prosecutors fired over behavior issues

PORT ANGELES - Two prosecutors in the Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney's Office were terminated on Monday after two weeks on administrative leave, County Prosecuting Attorney… Continue reading