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Police chief candidates get a taste of Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES - The size of the city and the beauty of the ocean and mountains attracted the out-of-town candidates for the police chief position,… Continue reading

Six candidates for Port Angeles police chief meet public tonight

PORT ANGELES - The public can meet the six candidates for Port Angeles police chief tonight. The candidates - one of whom is now serving… Continue reading

State Patrol to join other North Olympic Peninsula law-enforcers and carry Tasers

Officers with the State Patrol will soon join other law enforcement agencies on the North Olympic Peninsula and begin carrying electric stun guns, known by… Continue reading

Why do they poach 100-year-old trees?

Four men have been charged with first-degree theft recently in Clallam and Jefferson counties in cases of what foresters call one of the biggest crimes… Continue reading

Clallam County Fair: It’s all about the animals

PORT ANGELES - Amid smells of sawdust, feed and farm animals, dozens of white tents were erected at the Clallam County Fairgrounds on Wednesday to… Continue reading

Anti-drunken driving efforts to step up across Peninsula

The State Patrol and other law enforcement agencies on the North Olympic Peninsula plan to step up their patrols for drunk or impaired drivers starting… Continue reading

Police seek figure seen leaving robbed bank

PORT ANGELES - The Port Angeles Police Department officers are seeking a man who was seen leaving Westsound Bank shortly after it was robbed on… Continue reading

Experimental plane crashes; pilot only bruised, cut

PORT ANGELES - A small home-built airplane crashed near Blue Mountain Road, about a mile south of U.S. Highway 101 on Friday morning. The yellow… Continue reading

Finalists for Port Angeles police chief announced

PORT ANGELES - Six finalists for the next chief of the Port Angeles Police Department were named on Tuesday. The list includes the interim chief,… Continue reading

Pearl Harbor survivor donates ‘rare piece of history’

PORT ANGELES - The exclusive aerial photos of the Japanese attack on Hawaii's Pearl Harbor, taken by Port Angeles resident Lee Embree, may soon be… Continue reading

11 North Olympic Peninsula bridges ‘structurally deficient’

Nine bridges in Clallam County and two in Jefferson County are structurally deficient, according to the most recent data compiled by the Federal Highway Administration.… Continue reading

Detectives investigating Port Angeles stabbing death

PORT ANGELES - An elderly man was found dead of a knife wound after a report of an assault at a Port Angeles house Saturday… Continue reading

Clallam sheriff looking for boat buyer after Island County says no

FOR SALE: 28-foot catamaran, gently used by the Clallam County Sheriff's Department, $50,000 or $1,000/month lease. The Clallam County Sheriff's Department is seeking a buyer… Continue reading

Mapping a course after disaster: Neighbors plan for when help may not be available

CARLSBORG - About 40 residents of the Lazy Acres mobile home park east of Carlsborg are more ready for a natural disaster than they were… Continue reading

Fire investigation points to ‘discarded smoking materials’

PORT ANGELES - Fire investigators are not certain what caused a triplex on East 10th Street to burn to charred timber on Monday, but they… Continue reading

On the edge of wetness? Researchers see spits, beaches disappearing under global warming

If the seas rise due to global warming, maps of the waterfront on the North Olympic Peninsula could look quite a bit different than they… Continue reading

2007 Canoe Journey coverage: All OK after canoe flips en route to PA welcome

PORT ANGELES - Members of at least 14 tribes were greeted by the Lower Elwha Klallam with songs and drumming on Saturday as they came… Continue reading

Father who drove runaway RV dies

PORT ANGELES - A Missouri father of six who was driving a motor home that crashed on Tuesday has died. Lonnie Owens, 51, of Fair… Continue reading

Port quickly contained pollution from car in marina

PORT ANGELES - After a speeding Mazda sedan flew into the Port Angeles Boat Haven and sank Monday night, a sheen of oil developed on… Continue reading

Car flies 182 feet into Boat Haven water after police chase

PORT ANGELES - Bob Stokes looked up from his rowboat and saw the bottom of a Mazda 626 coming right at him as it flew… Continue reading