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Sequim Police Department conducting internal review on alleged conduct issues

SEQUIM - An internal investigation into allegations of unprofessional conduct at the Sequim Police Department has been under way for 3½ months and is in… Continue reading

Logging death ruled purely an accident

There was nothing that 23-year-old logger Shain Keys could have done to prevent his death Tuesday morning, a state investigator said Wednesday. The 10-inch hemlock… Continue reading

Owner of neon sign that caused bomb scare at post office comes forward

PORT ANGELES - The owner has claimed the portion of a neon sign that was suspiciously packaged and left unattended in the U.S. Post Office… Continue reading

Power goes out in Sequim during hottest period

SEQUIM - During the hottest hour of the hottest day of the year so far, about 2,800 Clallam County Public Utility District No. 1 customers… Continue reading

Falling tree kills Forks logger

FORKS - A young Forks logger died when a tree fell on him on Tuesday. Shain Keys, 23, was pronounced dead by Clallam County Sheriff's… Continue reading

Officials seek fix for chronic U.S. 101 crash site

SEQUIM — The spot is known to the State Patrol and the state Department of Transportation as SR101 MP269.18. It is where three serious car… Continue reading

‘I could see . . . the lights’: How missing hiker walked out of wilderness safe

PORT ANGELES - Mary O'Brien surprised those searching for her Saturday when she walked out of Olympic National Park after five nights alone in the… Continue reading

Friday update: Tracking dog picks up scent of missing hiker in Olympic National Park

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — A tracking dog picked up the scent of a missing hiker today on the morning of the third day of the… Continue reading

Port Angeles honors America with a Fourth of July parade full of variety

PORT ANGELES - Independence Day in Port Angeles was celebrated with an afternoon concert, fireworks reflecting off the harbor and a parade that was "red,… Continue reading

Thieves make off with collegian’s tuition-raising fireworks

PORT ANGELES - Colin Bradley has four more quarters to finish at Western Washington University before he earns his undergraduate degree in chemistry. But this… Continue reading

Some summer burn bans to begin Sunday

As the North Olympic Peninsula begins to dry out from warmer days and less rain, Clallam and Jefferson counties are looking to ban outdoor fires.… Continue reading

Third and final convict in Port Angeles High School vandalism-fire sentenced

PORT ANGELES - The last of three Port Angeles High School vandals has pleaded guilty and has been sentenced. Christopher D. Brogan, 18, was sentenced… Continue reading

Fireworks season under way almost everywhere — except Port Townsend

Fireworks stands opened across the North Olympic Peninsula at noon yesterday, except in Port Townsend, the only place where fireworks have been banned. Fire officials… Continue reading

Dig for clues in 1981 case turns up empty-handed

PORT ANGELES - Detectives from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office came up empty-handed Monday after digging two large holes and sifting through hundreds of square… Continue reading

Family judge lauded by state bar unit

Clallam County Court Commissioner William Knebes was recognized by the Washington State Bar Association for the second time since 2000 at a ceremony in Spokane… Continue reading

Jefferson Healthcare rated average; Forks hospital unmentioned

Jefferson Healthcare hospital was found to have 30-day mortality rates comparable to the national rate for both heart attack and heart failure patients on Medicare… Continue reading

Joyce unplugged for a second time – this time planned

JOYCE - About 530 customers of the Clallam County Public Utility District lost electricity for more than 13 hours early Friday morning. And Joyce-area customers… Continue reading

Olympic Medical Center confident about heart health care despite government report

PORT ANGELES - Officials at Olympic Medical Center said they are confident they provide excellent cardiac care despite a government report saying the hospital's mortality… Continue reading

Young rockers graduate from high school tonight, then go on U.S. tour

PORT ANGELES -Among the estimated 226 seniors graduating tonight from Port Angeles High School will be four rock stars. Eric Whitman, Ben Eyestone, Colin Field… Continue reading

Tsunami warning siren installed at Port Angeles waterfront

PORT ANGELES - Workers installed a tsunami warning siren on the Port Angeles waterfront Tuesday, adding to the growing network of warning sirens and alert… Continue reading