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Man lost and found in Olympic National Park

PORT ANGELES - Less than an hour after the Olympic National Park announced it was searching for a hiker, he was spotted by rescuers in… Continue reading

Emergency drills today, but don’t expect tsunami sirens to sound

Although the state has planned a test of the tsunami communications system today, the sirens that would herald the rising of the sea are not… Continue reading

Makah leaders condemn Sept. 8 whaling actions, but not the reasons for them

NEAH BAY - Makah tribal leaders say they agree with the motives of the five men who killed a whale last weekend, but not with… Continue reading

Research fires started in Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park fire managers are setting fires for research. One fire 10.8 miles up Deer Park Road from U.S. 101 southeast of Port Angeles… Continue reading

No tribal charges filed against five in whale hunt

NEAH BAY - No tribal charges had been filed as of Wednesday against five Makah men who are under federal investigation for hunting and killing… Continue reading

Tribal courts operate differently from county courts

NEAH BAY - Court proceedings and rules of conduct can vary from tribe to tribe. Laws requiring public disclosure do not apply to sovereign tribal… Continue reading

Major charges unlikely in Port Angeles pedestrian death

PORT ANGELES - No serious charges are likely after a 49-year-old woman died of her injuries sustained when she was hit by a car while… Continue reading

Gray whale killed in Strait; five Makah detained in act unsanctioned by tribal authorities

NEAH BAY - A California gray whale harpooned and shot Saturday morning died hours later in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, the Coast Guard… Continue reading

Trial for key cocaine suspect likely to start next month

PORT ANGELES -Bernard Gilbert "Pete" Barnes is scheduled to be tried on charges of cocaine dealing and leading organized crime on Oct. 8. At a… Continue reading

Breaking news: Whale apparently hunted in Strait of Juan de Fuca

A California gray whale was harpooned and shot by five members of the Makah tribe Saturday morning, said Petty Officer Third Class Kelly Parker, a… Continue reading

No takers for Army bonus of $20,000 on Peninsula, recruiters say

No recruits on the North Olympic Peninsula have taken the Army up on a $20,000 “quick ship” bonus. In June, the Army began offering a… Continue reading

K-9 officers prepare for regional seminar on Peninsula

PORT ANGELES - Port Angeles' waterfront trail will have a lot more people walking their dogs along it in a few weeks - but these… Continue reading

22-year Port Angeles police veteran named chief

PORT ANGELES - Terry K. Gallagher is the new chief of the Port Angeles Police Department, City Manager Mark Madsen announced Tuesday. Madsen's announcement drew… Continue reading

Joyce man pleads guilty to wrongly wearing military medals

TACOMA - A Joyce man pleaded guilty in federal court on Friday to pretending he held military honors he didn't earn. Roy J. Scott, 71,… Continue reading

Man acquitted of murder gets 30 months on gun violation

PORT ANGELES - Kenneth Owens, who was acquitted on Tuesday of second-degree murder, was sentenced on Friday to 30 months in prison for a gun… Continue reading

Drug task force breaks up alleged trafficking ring

FORKS - More than two pounds of cyrstal methamphetamine were seized and seven men were arrested in two counties after a three-year probe into what… Continue reading

Man killed in head-on crash had bags of cocaine in pocket, troopers say

AGNEW - A man who died in a head-on crash between two pickup trucks on U.S. Highway 101 Monday afternoon had cocaine in his pocket… Continue reading

Taylor wins judgeship outright in Clallam County; other primary tallies updated in Clallam, Jefferson

The man who said he was campaigning to win a judgeship in the primary election has done just that. With 1,913 additional votes counted by… Continue reading

Port Angeles rockers return home for concert tonight after nationwide tour

PORT ANGELES — After playing 37 gigs in 21 states in 32 days, the members of the teenage rock band, The Lonely H, will roll… Continue reading

Four who ran Customs checkpoint found in Port Angeles hotel, fined $500

PORT ANGELES - Four people who failed to stop at a Customs checkpoint when disembarking from the MV Coho were found in a Port Angeles… Continue reading