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8 min ago | KOMO News

Police: Teen steals car, leads chase, uses Taser on deputy

A teenage boy is facing a host of charges after police say he stole a car, led officers on a high-speed chase, and used a Taser on a deputy.

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Related Topix: Olympic National Park, US National Parks

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KONP 1450 Local News

Commissioners to allow Sutherland vote for weed tax

Clallam County Commissioners have agreed to allow a vote by Lake Sutherland property owners whether to renew an annual 50 dollar per parcel tax to control a pesky invasive weed.

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Related Topix: Port Angeles, WA

KONP 1450 Local News

Study says Port provided about 2,000 jobs in Clallam in 2012

A Port of Port Angeles economic impact analysis shows the port provided about two-thousand direct jobs in Clallam County in 2012.

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Related Topix: Port Angeles, WA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KOMO News

Sheriff: Family sends knife-wielding panhandler to hospital

A family tired of being harassed by an overly aggressive pan handler fought back when the 61-year-old man pulled a knife on them, sending him to the hospital, according to the Clallam County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Port Angeles, WA

KONP 1450 Local News

Air quality study topic of discussion Sunday in PA

The Olympic Region Clean Air Agency's Senior Air Monitoring Specialist, Dr. Odelle Hadley, will present the final results and analysis on Sunday, July 13th, beginning at 4 p.m. in the Carver Room at North Olympic Library at 2210 South Peabody, Port Angeles.

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Related Topix: Port Angeles, WA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Forks driver convicted of hit and run fatality; sentencing set for July 22

A Forks man has been convicted of a hit and run fatality in the death of a 25-year-old Forks woman last year.

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Related Topix: Forks, WA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Jul 03, 2014

KONP 1450 Local News

Forks man convicted in Hit and run fatality

A 20-year-old Forks man was convicted Wednesday by a Clallam County jury of Hit and Run Fatality in the death of Aamanda LaGambina.

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Examiner.com

It's official: Bloomberg's 'Everytown' to push Wash. gun control measure

Anti-gun billionaire Michael Bloomberg 's $50 million so-called "grassroots" organization, "Everytown for Gun Safety," made it official Tuesday , filing papers with the Public Disclosure Commission, creating an "action fund" to support Initiative 594, the 18-page gun control measure sponsored by the Seattle-based Washington Alliance for Gun ... (more)

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Related Topix: Guns

KONP 1450 Local News

Extra DUI patrols out for holiday weekend

Extra law enforcement personnel will be participating in special impaired driving Emphasis patrols in Clallam County and throughout Washington State.

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Peninsula Daily News

Landowner must pay costs of response after brush fire in Port...

A landowner on Hoare Road will be held liable for fire-suppression costs after a brush fire burned about a half-acre of his property and came within 400 feet of a neighbor's home earlier this week, Clallam County Fire District No.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Port Angeles, WA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Time for you to decide: Best of Peninsula 2014 voting is underway

IT'S TIME AGAIN to vote for Best of the Peninsula 2014 in separate Clallam County and Jefferson County polling! For the third straight year, all voting for the scores of categories reflecting the best of services, food, shopping, recreation and people is being done online at www.peninsuladailynews.com .

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, WA, Port Angeles, WA

Peninsula Daily News

Fourth of July fireworks - when you can blow things up on the...

Clallam County maintenance workers Gary Menkal and Todd Bryant post bunting on the front of the county courthouse in Port Angeles on Monday morning in preparation for Independence Day on Friday.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Port Angeles, WA, Port Townsend, WA, Neah Bay, WA, Forks, WA

Peninsula Daily News

State population estimates: Port Angeles loses residents while Port Townsend grows

Port Angeles was the only North Olympic Peninsula city to lose population from 2013 to 2014, dropping 30 people, or 0.16 percent, according to population estimates released this week by the state Office of Financial Management.

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Related Topix: Port Townsend, WA, Port Angeles, WA, Sequim, WA, Forks, WA, Jefferson County, WA

KONP 1450 Local News

When can you discharge fireworks locally?

The city only allows fireworks to be discharged on the Fourth of July between 9 a.m. and 11 p.m. However, those in unincorporated Clallam County and the cities of Sequim and Forks can now legally ignite fireworks through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., on the Fourth of July from 9 a.m. to midnight and on July 5th from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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Related Topix: Sequim, WA

Tue Jul 01, 2014

KONP 1450 Local News

County treasurer seeks correction on loan interpretation

Clallam County commissioners took no action yesterday on a 36-page report from the county treasurer seeking a 'correction' on the county administrator's interpretation of an Attorney General opinion on the county loaning money to the city of Port Angeles.

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Related Topix: Port Angeles, WA

KONP 1450 Local News

County may take part in new DUI offender program

A pilot program aimed at curbing the recidivism rate for DUI offenders, may soon be using Clallam County as one of its participants.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Port Angeles drug, alcohol treatment center gets permit from Planning ...

Port Angeles could have the only residential drug and alcohol treatment clinic on the North Olympic Peninsula as early as September after city planning commissioners approved a permit needed for the facility to open.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, Port Angeles, WA

Peninsula Daily News

Time for you to decide: Best of Peninsula 2014 voting is underway

IT'S TIME AGAIN to vote for Best of the Peninsula 2014 in separate Clallam County and Jefferson County polling! For the third straight year, all voting for the scores of categories reflecting the best of services, food, shopping, recreation and people is being done online at www.peninsuladailynews.com .

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Related Topix: Jefferson County, WA, Port Angeles, WA

Peninsula Daily News

Clallam firefighters put out fire in Port Angeles dumpster

Crews from Clallam County Fire District No. 2 extinguished a fire in a large commercial dumpster at Hartnagel Building Supply just east of Port Angeles about an hour after several people reported billowing smoke Thursday.

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Related Topix: Port Angeles, WA

Peninsula Daily News

'Celebrity' waiter dinner Saturday final Pink Up Port Angeles fundraiser of year

Melissa Corey, left, and Kolten Corey, 10, both of Joyce, examine decorative earrings for sale by donation at a bake sale table staffed by Clallam County Department of Community Development Director Sheila Roark Miller, right, Saturday at Swain's General Store in Port Angeles as a part of the Pink Up PA campaign.

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Related Topix: Port Angeles, WA, Joyce, WA, Medicine, Cancer

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