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Clallam sheriff’s worker fired over missing $51,000

PORT ANGELES - Staci L. Allison, a Clallam County Sheriff's Department evidence technician, was fired Wednesday after a four-month investigation into more than $50,000 missing… Continue reading

Clallam sheriff to get new locks for evidence room

PORT ANGELES - The Clallam County Sheriff's Department soon will get new electronic locks for its evidence room, as part of a system that will… Continue reading

Coast Guard gets new radio system in Port Angeles sector this week

PORT ANGELES - Calling for help from the water just got a little more efficient. The Coast Guard station in Port Angeles will dedicate and… Continue reading

Blasting conducted on Elwha River after quarry protesters shooed off

PORT ANGELES - About 20 people gathered Friday and Saturday morning on Olympic Hot Springs Road to protest exploratory mining under way on about 40… Continue reading

Sustainable living fair held at Peninsula College

PORT ANGELES - Organizers of Saturday's sustainable living fair at Peninsula College practiced what they preached, keeping track of the event's ecological footprint. Clean-up volunteers… Continue reading

Toxicology report on driver in fatal crash in 2004 ruled out

PORT ANGELES - A key piece of evidence in a nearly three-year-old vehicular homicide case will not be admitted in court, forcing the prosecutor to… Continue reading

Port Angeles police chief to retire May 1

PORT ANGELES - A City Hall secret in Port Angeles is now official. Port Angeles Police Department Chief Tom Riepe plans to retire on May… Continue reading

Sheriff’s deputy shot with paintball gun

PORT ANGELES - A Port Angeles man was charged Monday with shooting at a Clallam County sheriff's deputy with a paintball gun. Wesley Olsen, 43… Continue reading

Clallam County crime rates inch upward

Crime is on the rise in Clallam County, but just barely. The Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs released 2006 crime data for most… Continue reading

Coastline opens to shellfish harvesting

Nearly 50 miles of North Olympic Peninsula coastline have been opened to spring and summer shellfish harvesting. Levels of natural biotoxins that lead to Paralytic… Continue reading

Port Angeles girl eulogized as ‘an angel’ during Elwha rites

PORT ANGELES - Tears shed for Vanna K. Francis, 17, were ceremoniously burned Saturday afternoon, after the young member of the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe… Continue reading

Driver of car in Elwha River crash out of custody

TACOMA - Sela Anne Kalama, a 19-year old who drove a car carrying six of her friends into the Elwha River Sunday morning, was released… Continue reading

Driver of car that plunged into river due in federal court today

A 19-year old woman who drove a car into the Elwha River on Sunday morning, in a wreck that killed two passengers, is expected to… Continue reading

Highway checkpoint fallout reaches Rep. Dicks

FORKS - The first terrorism checkpoint in the Northern Olympic Peninsula has spurred complaints and concerns that are reaching as far as Washington D.C. U.S.… Continue reading

Port Angeles High School was vandalized twice, court records reveal

PORT ANGELES - Police say that one man charged in the weekend vandalism spree at Port Angeles High School confessed to them and said that… Continue reading

Seven suspected illegal immigrants detained in first-ever U.S. 101 traffic checkpoint on Peninsula

FORKS - Customs and Border Protection agents on Thursday detained seven people thought to be illegal immigrants at the North Olympic Peninsula's first-ever traffic checkpoint… Continue reading

First cost of vandalism to school district: $5,000

At a minimum, the Port Angeles School District is out $5,000 to recover from the vandalism done at Port Angeles High School Saturday morning. That… Continue reading

Two more arrested in Port Angeles High School rampage

PORT ANGELES - Police have arrested two more teens - one a juvenile - in the wake of fires, broken windows and smashed computers at… Continue reading

Vandals trash, burn parts of Port Angeles High School

PORT ANGELES - More than a dozen fires were ignited in Port Angeles High School on Saturday during an early morning rampage that spanned four… Continue reading

‘Violated.’ ‘Angry.’ Emotions over vandalism run high

PORT ANGELES - School officials picked through trashed Port Angeles High School buildings Saturday afternoon, expressing shock and disbelief. Port Angeles police finished their investigation… Continue reading