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Port Angeles police: Student report of strangers approaching him deemed false
A school resource officer found out Wednesday afternoon — after the district had notified parents about the incident — that the report was false.
Lawsuits an issue in lands commissioner debate held in Port Angeles
Steve McLaughlin and his opponent, Hilary Franz, squared off during the last of their nine general election campaign forums.
Identity of man whose body was found near Irondale remains a mystery
Officials say the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is awaiting toxicology reports before it determines the cause of death.
Clallam commissioners OK budget updates
The largest update for this month was a $32,464 supplemental appropriation to the Road Department for additional work that Streamkeepers performed for other agencies.
Second half of property tax payments due Monday in Clallam, Jefferson counties
Payments must be postmarked, paid in person at the Clallam or Jefferson County courthouses, or dropped into a drop box to avoid delinquent fees.
Pickup burns at Henry Boyd and Mount Pleasant roads
The Chevy Silverado HD 3500 pickup was destroyed, firefighters said, a loss estimated at $60,000.
Families invited to drop in for early childhood math learning while playing with blocks
BlockFest will be offered on a drop-in basis starting today.
LETTER: Danille Turissini a fine choice for state Senate
The “independent GOP” candidate agrees with me on two vital things: transgenders in restrooms and no to a state income tax.
LETTER: Dave Neupert integrity, court decisions above reproach
His just rulings make him supremely well-qualified to join Clallam Superior Court.
LETTER: Initiative 1491 would violate due process
The extreme-risk protection order measure would allow ex-parte hearings that benefit only one person: the accuser.
LETTER: Pro-Ron Richards letters push wishful thinking over substantive arguments
Thinking in partisan terms is certainly easier than seeing the complexities of a campaign.
LETTER: Randy Johnson will bring fresh ideas, perspective to county government
The Clallam commissioner candidate has a better approach than his challenger, Ron Richards.
LETTER: This election may be our last chance to save our country
You may not like our choices, but a Trump win will ensure America’s greatness.
LETTER: We can’t afford not to vote this November
I say enough is enough due to legislative inaction on gun violence since the Sandy Hook shootings.
NEWS BRIEFS: Benson Road neighborhood watch meeting set today in Port Angeles … and other items
News items for the North Olympic Peninsula.
Initiative 1501 subplot: Fight between union, conservative group
The measure would stiffen penalties for identify theft and consumer fraud against seniors or disabled citizens. Opponents say the real purpose is to change the state Public Records Act.
Clallam County commissioners weigh rezone of 17.9-acre parcel west of Port Angeles
If cleared, zoning would shift from urban reserve industrial to industrial, allowing a yet-to-be-determined industrial use.
Study: Human-caused warming burns more Western forests
Research says global warming contributed an additional 16,000 square miles of burned forests from 1984 to 2015.
Inslee, Clinton still atop latest polls in Washington state
Gov. Jay Inslee had more than 50 percent of voter support and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has a 17-point lead over Republican Donald Trump in a new poll.
Motorcyclist evades Clallam County Sheriff’s Office deputies east of Port Angeles
The suspect escaped law enforcement after ditching the motorcycle and running into the woods.