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15 hrs ago | Washington State Department of Health

Vaughn Bay closed to shellfish harvesting; 14 others listed as threatened

The state Department of Health has closed harvesting in part of Vaughn Bay in Pierce County due to high levels of fecal bacteria.

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Related Topix: Pierce County, WA, Washington, Grays Harbor County, WA, King County, WA, Kitsap County, WA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Kitsap Sun

Second suspect sought in Gorst gun store burglary

The Kitsap County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man that investigators believe might have been behind the wheel of the getaway car during a Gorst gun store burglary last week.

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Related Topix: Kitsap County, WA, Forks, WA, Clallam County, WA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Check out Page 1 of PDN's weekend edition

OUR WEBSITE, www.peninsuladailynews.com , has the highlights - but the print edition of the Peninsula Daily News has 40 percent more stories and photos.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Today's PDN Page 1. Subscribe today to get unlimited access to our...

Today's PDN Page 1. Subscribe today to get unlimited access to our website. You'll also read faster - and absorb more OUR WEBSITE, www.peninsuladailynews.com , has the highlights - but the print edition of the Peninsula Daily News has 40 percent more stories and photos.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend Farmers Market to open Saturday amid increasing sales

The 22nd annual Port Townsend Farmers Market opens for the season Saturday with a traditional goat parade as well as a range of new vendors and food options.

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Related Topix: Port Townsend, WA, Chimacum, WA, Agriculture, Science, Blyn, WA, Sequim, WA

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Today's PDN Page 1. Subscribe today to get unlimited access to our...

Today's PDN Page 1. Subscribe today to get unlimited access to our website. You'll also read faster - and absorb more OUR WEBSITE, www.peninsuladailynews.com , has the highlights - but the print edition of the Peninsula Daily News has 40 percent more stories and photos.

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Seattle Times

Call the Market winner

The Dow Jones industrial average closed the first three months of the year down 119 points, or 0.7 percent, at 16,457.66.

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Related Topix: Port Ludlow, WA

Peninsula Daily News

Special election ballots for school measures in Sequim, Cape Flattery mailed today

The Cape Flattery School District will ask district voters to approve a new maintenance and operations levy while the Sequim School District is asking voters to allow it to issue more than $154 million in general obligation bonds in the April 22 special election.

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Related Topix: Sequim, WA, Education Etc., Clallam County, WA

Peninsula Daily News

Clallam County officials, marijuana advocates still struggle with new pot law

Clallam County officials who issue land-use permits for pot businesses and enforce the state of Washington's new marijuana law continue to struggle with the dictates of Initiative 502.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Clallam County, WA, Port Angeles, WA

Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend chorus to host 'Night at the Opera, a Day in the Country' on Friday, Sunday

There's a moment in the song when the best things come together. "Everyone is singing with heart," said choral director Leslie Lewis, "expressing well with their words and their faces the meaning of the text.

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Related Topix: Port Townsend, WA, Arts, Opera, Chimacum, WA

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Old Time Fiddlers to give annual spring show Sunday

The Washington Old Time Fiddlers, a band of players age 6 to 86, will present their spring show, "Strait Fiddlin,'" at the Port Angeles High School Performing Arts Center this Sunday.

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Related Topix: Washington, Sequim, WA, Clallam County, WA, Carlsborg, WA

Peninsula Daily News

Rotary members give dictionaries to Port Townsend third-graders [Corrected]

Grant Street Elementary School third-graders got a special treat Thursday when the Sunrise Rotary Club presented free dictionaries to each student as part of its literacy efforts.

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Related Topix: Port Townsend, WA, Kids, Family

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Martinsburg Journal

After-action report highlights responders

After what they called the county's worst accident in at least 25 years, a pair of officials provided the Berkeley County Council an informal after-action report of Wednesday's tragic accident on Interstate 81. Steve Allen, director for Berkeley County Homeland Security and Emergency Management, and Berkeley County Sheriff Kenny Lemaster gave the ... (more)

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Kitsap Sun

Murder trial ends in mistrial after jail medication snafu

A murder case from Jefferson County that was transferred to Kitsap County ended in a mistrial last week because contract medical staff in the jail did not give the defendant his medication.

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Related Topix: Kitsap County, WA, Quilcene, WA

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Peninsula adds 160 jobs but unemployment rate still rises

North Olympic Peninsula added 160 jobs in February but unemployment rates climbed slightly in Clallam and Jefferson counties, the state Employment Security Department reported today .

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Peninsula Daily News

News Briefs - Drum circle gathering tonight at Peninsula...

"Drum your joy at the arrival of spring blossoms," says the invitation to tonight's Community Drum Circle inside the Longhouse at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd. Admission is free, and drummers, dancers and singers are welcome - regardless of previous experience - in the circle from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. "Bring a drum, family, friends and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Port Angeles, WA, Sequim, WA, Clallam County, WA, Carlsborg, WA

Peninsula Daily News

Clallam County Fair queen to hail from Sequim

For the second year, all of the candidates for 2014 Clallam County Fair queen are Sequim residents.

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Related Topix: Clallam County, WA, Sequim, WA

Peninsula Daily News

Port Townsend students to begin ambitious cross-country trip to stump for global-warming awareness

A dozen Port Townsend High School students will begin a cross-country trip Thursday, traveling from Port Townsend to Washington, D.C., and back again in an effort to raise awareness about global warming.

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Related Topix: Port Townsend, WA, Education Etc., us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, US News, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Derek Kilmer

Sun Mar 23, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

News Briefs - Join the Sequim community photo on Tuesday . . . and other items

Sequim community photo set SEQUIM - The city will host a community photograph outside City Hall, 152 W. Cedar St., at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sequim, WA, Port Angeles, WA, Coupeville, WA, Port Townsend, WA, Clallam County, WA

Peninsula Daily News

Top health official: Flu season 'pretty much over' on Peninsula

Flu season is "pretty much over" on the North Olympic Peninsula, the region's top public health official said last week.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Influenza, Health, Kitsap County, WA, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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