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Authorities: Contraband smuggled into Clallam County jail

Inmates’ mothers had attempted to smuggle Suboxone into the jail through the mail.

Chapman, Vrable appear headed for general election in race for 24th District state legislative seat

Chapman, Vrable appear headed for general election in race for 24th District state legislative seat

Democratic Clallam County Commissioner Mike Chapman won 46 percent of the votes in the initial count of ballots Tuesday while Port Ludlow Republican George Vrable had 37 percent.

Chapman, Vrable appear headed for general election in race for 24th District state legislative seat
Fluoridation ends in Port Angeles; advisory vote to be on ballot in 15 months

Fluoridation ends in Port Angeles; advisory vote to be on ballot in 15 months

The Port Angeles City Council has voted to end fluoridation of municipal water and conduct a vote Nov. 7, 2017.

Fluoridation ends in Port Angeles; advisory vote to be on ballot in 15 months
Governor, senate races set; others await results after primary election

Governor, senate races set; others await results after primary election

Secretary of state’s office spokesman: “By Friday, you should pretty much know the top two finishers in all the races.”

Governor, senate races set; others await results after primary election
Richards awaits news of opponent for Clallam County commissioner race

Richards awaits news of opponent for Clallam County commissioner race

Ron Richards was the top choice in the first count of primary ballots with 37.54 percent, but Randy Johnson and Gabe Rygaard are running close.

Richards awaits news of opponent for Clallam County commissioner race
Master Gardeners plan presentation on wild berries Thursday in PortAngeles

Master Gardeners plan presentation on wild berries Thursday in PortAngeles

WSU Master Gardener John Norgord will share tips on finding, identifying and cultivating wild berries on Thursday in Port Angeles.

Master Gardeners plan presentation on wild berries Thursday in PortAngeles
Chapman, Vrable ahead in race for Legislative District 24 state representative seat

Chapman, Vrable ahead in race for Legislative District 24 state representative seat

Clallam County commissioner Mike Chapman won more than 45 percent of the vote and Port Ludlow Republican George Vrable took more than 36 percent Tuesday.

Chapman, Vrable ahead in race for Legislative District 24 state representative seat
Clallam County commissioners discuss rules for short-term rentals; public hearing planned

Clallam County commissioners discuss rules for short-term rentals; public hearing planned

The panel has agreed to set a public hearing for a draft ordinance regulating vacation rentals that the planning commission recommended for approval.

Clallam County commissioners discuss rules for short-term rentals; public hearing planned

Clallam County public libraries offering astronomy-inspired events this month

Clallam County public libraries are offering a collection of astronomy-inspired events this month.

Deconstructed fireworks found after search in Port Angeles

State Patrol troopers searched a Port Angeles home and found deconstructed fireworks after a tip that theoccupant could be making an explosive device.

Kilmer to face Bloom in general election

Kilmer to face Bloom in general election

U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer and challenger Todd A. Bloom will advance to the Nov. 8 general election for the 6th Congressional District seat.

Kilmer to face Bloom in general election
Lower Elwha Klallam tribe looks ahead at economics amid expansion on Highway 101

Lower Elwha Klallam tribe looks ahead at economics amid expansion on Highway 101

The Lower Elwha Klallam tribe is continuing to expand its economic reach, which includes expanding its property at U.S. Highway 101 and Dry Creek Road, said Michael Peters, the tribe’s CEO.

Lower Elwha Klallam tribe looks ahead at economics amid expansion on Highway 101

Music in the American Wild to bring original compositions to national park starting Aug. 15

Music in the American Wild, a collaboration featuring seven classical musicians performingoriginal works by 11 composers, will present three free concerts in Olympic National Park.

NEWS BRIEFS: State Highway 112 to be closed Saturday for Joyce Daze Parade … and other items

State Highway 112 will be temporarily closed from its intersection with Piedmont Road to east of downtown Joyce from 12:30 p.m. to 2:40 p.m. Saturday for the Joyce Daze Parade.

PAT NEAL: Whales’ boundless salmon appetite

IT WAS ANOTHER tough week in the news, but there’s another toxic concern to keep you awake at night: Are your whales getting enough salmon?

Regulators approve clean-water rules connected to fish consumption

Regulators approve clean-water rules connected to fish consumption

Now decision rests with Environmental Protection Agency on whether they’re good enough.

Regulators approve clean-water rules connected to fish consumption

WRITER’S NOTEBOOK: Getting ahead, swimming against the current

In times like these, when we wonder if we can get through it, we need to laugh. It lifts the misery right out.

Inslee to face Bryant, Murray to face Vance; many state races too close to call

Inslee to face Bryant, Murray to face Vance; many state races too close to call

Incumbent Gov. Jay Inslee and challenger Bill Bryant easily advanced through the primary to the November ballot Tuesday, as did U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and opponent Chris Vance.

Inslee to face Bryant, Murray to face Vance; many state races too close to call
Richards takes early lead in primary election for Clallam County commission race

Richards takes early lead in primary election for Clallam County commission race

Democrat Ron Richards was the top choice in tonight’s initial count of votes in the primary election for the District 2 Clallam County commission race.

Richards takes early lead in primary election for Clallam County commission race