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4.0 quake hits Hood Canal, rattling Puget Sound area (and you?) early Sept. 17

The earthquake was centered on Hood Canal's west coast in Mason County, just south of the Jefferson County line near U.S. Highway 101's Milepost 283. That's about 45 miles south of Port Townsend and 70 miles southeast of Port Angeles.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

KONP 1450 Local News

Highway 101 traffic shift slated for Wednesday

Sometime tomorrow , weather permitting, the State Department of Transportation will shift traffic on Highway 101 between Port Angeles and Sequim. Once complete, drivers will notice shifted traffic at the east end of the Highway 101 work zone that extends between Shore Road and Kitchen-Dick Road.

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Peninsula Daily News

News Briefs - Forks Library sleepover set for Wednesday . . . and other items

The Forks Library, 171 S. Forks Ave., invites children between the ages of 3 and 5 to dress in pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal for a special "sleepover" edition of storytime at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Children's animal friends will remain in the library for an overnight stay and can be picked up the following morning.

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Peninsula Daily News

Man arrested near Port Angeles for waving BB gun

A 57-year-old Port Angeles man was arrested Monday for waving a "realistic looking" BB gun under the Elwha River Road bridge, Clallam County Sheriff's Sgt. John Keegan said.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

KONP 1450 Local News

Wild land fire burns west of Port Angeles

The fire was reported just before 7 am, as smoke seen from Highway 112 just west of the Elwha Bridge looking south. The fire was located off Colville Road, above the Elwha Dam area.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Marysville Globe

Lakewood unveils plan for possible new high school

"I'm a taxpayer, so I don't want to pay any more than I have to," Lakewood School District Superintendent Michael Mack said about plans to fix Lakewood High School. "So I applaud our independent designer with knocking on our door on a Friday at 5 p.m. to tell us another option, and our architects for doing a new design for a new school, even though I know it couldn't have thrilled them."

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

2nd Weekend Art Walk to take visitors on tour of imagination ...

The faces, places and inspiration of Port Angeles will be featured in downtown's galleries during this month's Second Weekend Art Walk. Bringing the faces will be Pamela Hastings, who will debut an exhibit of collaged faces of "ordinary" people at the Oven Spoonful.

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Salmon return to the upper Elwha River, first time in 102 years, after dam removal

ANOTHER SIGNAL OF success for the nation's largest-ever dam removal project - three adult chinook salmon were spotted above the site of recently blasted-away Glines Canyon Dam on the Elwha River about 20 miles west of Port Angeles in Olympic National Park. Chinook salmon, also known as king salmon, are the largest of the salmon species.

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OUTDOORS: Coho moving east along Strait of Juan de Fuca

COHO CONTINUED THEIR migration east in the past week, with outstanding catch totals off Port Angeles, steady numbers out west off Sekiu, and good numbers in Marine Area 9 , if not off Port Townsend itself. Last Saturday's creel report numbers were off the charts at the Ediz Hook boat ramp, with 150 coho landed by 99 anglers in 44 boats.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Clallam voters league plans series of candidate forums starting Sept. 25 in Port Angeles

The Clallam County League of Women Voters plans three forums before the Nov. 4 general election. The forums, free to the public, are Sept.

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Peninsula Daily News

Gems, rocks to roll into downtown Port Angeles on Saturday, Sunday

Demonstrations are planned throughout Saturday and Sunday at the 2014 Rock, Gem & Jewelry Show at the Vern Burton Community Center, 308 E. Fourth St. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.

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Practical skills to be shared at Port Angeles fair Sept. 20

Experts in practical skills will share their expertise during the second annual Skill Share Fair at the Port Angeles Library on Saturday, Sept. 20. The free fair at the library at 2210 S. Peabody St. will begin at 11 a.m. with a presentation on seed saving.

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Registration open for Peninsula College Crab Run on Oct. 11 in Port Angeles

Registration is being accepted for Peninsula College's Crab Fest 5K Fun Run set for Saturday, Oct. 11. The run, scheduled in conjunction with the 13th annual Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival, which will run from Oct. 10-13 at Lincoln Street and Railroad Avenue, will start at the beginning of the Waterfront Trail at City Pier at 11 a.m. Registration fees The fee is $30 prior to Oct. 1 and $35 after that. Runners also can register on the day of the race starting at 10 a.m. Proceeds will support the college's women's basketball team and student-athlete scholarships.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Clallam County sets Sept. 23 public hearing on marijuana zoning ordinance

Clallam County lawmakers have scheduled a Sept. 23 public hearing on a temporary ordinance that would regulate the siting of legalized recreational marijuana businesses.

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Protecting garden soil topic of Port Angeles talk today

Clallam County Extension Director Clea Rome will talk about protecting the soil in gardens when she speaks at noon today. Rome will speak in the county commissioners' meeting room, Room 160, at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St. The presentation is free.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Salt Creek Campground Near Joyce, Washington

Yesterday I drove the 35 miles from Sequim to Salt Creek Campground about 15 miles west of Port Angeles, Washington. We will depart later this morning.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Sequim City Council decides against action on labor initiatives

The City Council has unanimously agreed not to act on a pair of citizen initiatives aimed at changing the way the city deals with employee unions. Council members cited fears that the initiatives would lead to potential unfair labor-practice lawsuits.

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Peninsula Daily News

Learn how to use your Kindle, Nook and other E-readers

The Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., is offering 30-minute appointments with expert library staff for hands-on, one-on-one technology tutoring. These free "Tech-Know-Logy" sessions will take place by appointment only between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday and Sept.

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Input sought at Tuesday forum for new Port Angeles High School

A second forum to hear what the community wants in a new high school is planned at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. McGranahan Architects of Tacoma will host the forum in the Port Angeles High School library, 304 E. Park Ave. The Port Angeles School District plans to place a bond measure on the February special election ballot to fund the construction of a new high school to replace the collection of buildings at 304 E. Park Ave. that now house about 1,150 students.

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Peninsula Daily News

Second-degree murder trial underway in Port Angeles

Jury selection began Tuesday in the second-degree murder trial of Casey Joseph Balch. Balch, 23, of Port Angeles is charged with second-degree murder, first-degree manslaughter and second-degree assault for the June 2012 death of Donald Knechtel.

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