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9 hrs ago | Lake County Examiner Online

A City Slicker at the Fair

No, I don't own a gun, or a truck or even a pair of jeans. I haven't ridden a horse or showed any livestock at the fair.

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18 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

Assault in Forks sends one to hospital; investigation 'active and ongoing'

Clallam County sheriff's deputies are investigating a Sunday night assault that reportedly led to the hospitalization of one man and the arrest of another in Port Hadlock on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Forks, WA, Port Hadlock, WA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KONP 1450 Local News

No decision yet on future Clallam property rules for marijuana operations

Clallam County commissioners were split and have made no decision on how to proceed with property use and legal marijuana operations.

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Related Topix: Sequim, WA, Port Angeles, WA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Port Angeles pool district pays back loan from Clallam County; city to award $230,000 energy rebate

William Shore Memorial Pool District officials will present a $261,000 check to Clallam County Treasurer Selinda Barkhuis on Tuesday, paying off a line of credit that was extended when the district was formed in 2009, pool Executive Director Steve Burke has announced.

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Related Topix: Port Angeles, WA

Biking Bis

New path for bicycling on Olympic Discovery Trail

So what does 5 miles of freshly paved rail-trail look like? Head out to the Olympic Peninsula with your bicycle and take a look.

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Related Topix: Port Angeles, WA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

It's time to vote for your favorite county fair photo

WE RECEIVED 45 great entries in our County Fair Photo Contest, and now it's your turn to vote and decide the winners! Three winners will be chosen by you and other online voters.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Sequim, WA, Forks, WA, Jefferson County, WA

Peninsula Daily News

Analysis: Clallam County Drug Court works for majority of graduates

Life is "totally different" now for Javier Najera, who no longer needs alcohol to make it through the day.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Sequim, WA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Peninsula Daily News

Eye on Clallam: Commissioners to consider recreational pot regulation Monday

The three Clallam County commissioners will discuss the regulation of licensed recreational marijuana businesses Monday.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Port Angeles, WA, Gig Harbor, WA, Bellingham, WA, Forks, WA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Port Angeles City Council approves Economic Development Council contract

The City Council has unanimously approved a $15,000 contract for 2014 with the Clallam County Economic Development Council under which the city expects "measurable outcomes."

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Related Topix: Port Angeles, WA, Downtown (Seattle, WA), Montlake (Seattle, WA), Greenwood (Seattle, WA), Maple Leaf (Seattle, WA)

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KONP 1450 Local News

Clallam Fire District Two call volumes spike

The district discovered a pattern showing a steady climb in the number of emergency responses and a spike in the average age rate in the area.

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KONP 1450 Local News

City passes electric utility plan

City staff say despite a projected increase in utility rates, Clallam County continues to remain very competitive with rates in other parts of the country.

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Related Topix: Port Angeles, WA

Peninsula Daily News

Clallam calls for bids for Old Olympic Highway improvements

Clallam County has called for bids for improvements to Old Olympic Highway northwest of Sequim.

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Related Topix: Sequim, WA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Fallen tree causes electrical power blip

EDITOR'S NOTE The surname of George Drake, line operations manager for the city of Port Angeles utility department, has been corrected.

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Related Topix: Port Angeles, WA, Forks, WA, Port Townsend, WA

KONP 1450 Local News

Forks boy to be sheriff for a day

Tomorrow will be a special day in Clallam County as a 12-year old Forks boy will assume the role of sheriff for the day.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KONP 1450 Local News

County using grants for road projects

Clallam County's Public Works Department appeared at Monday's commissioner work session to advise the commissioners of a biennial grant program that provides a savings to Clallam County when certain roads are in need of repair.

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Peninsula Daily News

Exploding tire rouses residents to danger from log truck fire

This logging truck was destroyed by fire shortly after midnight Monday in Port Angeles.

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Related Topix: Fire, Port Angeles, WA

Peninsula Daily News

Clallam, WSU to consider pact to develop youth ropes course in Port Angeles area

A low ropes adventure course will encourage youth to take healthy risks while building confidence and self-esteem, a Clallam County prevention specialist said Monday.

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Related Topix: Port Angeles, WA, Washington State University, Education Etc.

Peninsula Daily News

24th Legislative District candidates talk taxes, schools, business at recent forum

Incumbent state Rep. Steve Tharinger, D-Sequim, and challenger Thomas Greisamer, R-Moclips, sparred Sunday over taxes, education funding and business regulation at a first-round debate to win over voters in their bids for a 24th Legislative District seat.

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Related Topix: Moclips, WA, Sequim, WA, Jefferson County, WA, Grays Harbor County, WA, Small Business, Personal Finance

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

The newborn just one of many attractions at Clallam County Fair [**VIDEO and GALLERY**]

Cole Tate, 7, of Sequim, a member of the Sidekicks 4-H Club, right, shows off his ribbons to Lamb Chops 4-H Club member Zoey Van Gordon, 6, of Port Angeles, during judging in the small animal ring at the Clallam County Fair.

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Related Topix: Sequim, WA, Port Angeles, WA, Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Forks, WA

Peninsula Daily News

News Briefs - State Highway 112 delays start this Tuesday . . . and other items

Drivers on state Highway 112 will experience delays from Tuesday through Thursday, Aug. 28, while crews improve the roadway.

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Related Topix: Port Angeles, WA, Kittitas County, WA, Ellensburg, WA, Friday Harbor, WA

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