Port Angeles Newswire (Page 7)

Port Angeles Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Clallam is looking for applicants for public legal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    Clallam County is seeking volunteers to help determine the best way to provide public legal defense. The three commissioners Monday directed staff to recruit applicants for a six- or seven-member ad hoc committee that will recommend by Aug. 31 a structure for the public defense delivery system.

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  2. Clallam sheriff talks heroin, opioid addiction issues with Port Angeles Regional Chamber of CommerceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    About 300 heroin users in Clallam County spend a combined $9 million to feed their addictions every year, Sheriff Bill Benedict said Wednesday. At least 200 pounds of black tar heroin arrives in Clallam County from Mexico to satisfy that demand, Benedict told about 50 members of the Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce at their luncheon.

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  3. Swimmer to attempt crossing of Strait of Juan de Fuca todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    A man who has swum the English Channel, Catalina Channel and the Strait of Gibraltar will attempt to swim across the Strait of Juan de Fuca today. Steve Walker, 48, of San Francisco, will attempt to become the eighth person to complete a solo, unassisted, non-stop swim across the Strait.

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  4. Two arrested when OPNET seizes guns, drugs, officers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    Two men were arrested for investigation of alleged state Department of Corrections violations when the Olympic Peninsula Narcotics Enforcement Team seized drugs and firearms from a storage shed east of Port Angeles on Monday, the officers said. John Planck Robinson, 27, was found with an AK-47 assault rifle propped up against a bed he was sleeping in and about 11.1 grams of suspected heroin and 6.4 grams of suspected methamphetamine in his van, according to OPNET officials.

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  5. Jefferson County evaluates disaster response as Cascadia Rising kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    The first day of the Cascadia Rising disaster simulation was a helpful exercise for Jefferson County first-responders but was not at all realistic. "We call this 'fairy dust,' " said Bob Hamlin, Jefferson County Department of Emergency Management director.

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  6. Port Angeles police seeking driver in fatal hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    Port Angeles police were looking Tuesday for the driver of a white, damaged vehicle that might have been involved in a hit-and-run that killed an unidentified adult male pedestrian in west Port Angeles on Monday night. "Officers and detectives are continuing to try to identify the subject vehicle and the deceased," Interim Police Chief Brian Smith said.

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  7. Four finalists named for Port of Port Angeles executive director post - correctedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Corrects that Kingsway Consulting Group is based in Port Angeles. PORT ANGELES - Four Washington state residents, including Karen Goschen of Sequim and David Walter of Port Angeles, have been selected as finalists for the Port of Port Angeles' executive director position vacated Dec. 31 by Ken O'Hollaren.

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  8. Mountain rescue workers gather in Port Angeles this week for conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    Mountaineers from throughout the nation are pouring into Port Angeles this week for the annual spring conference of the Mountain Rescue Association. About 220 people are coming into town for the conference, scheduled Thursday through Sunday, said John Myers, chairman of Olympic Mountain Rescue, which is hosting the conference this year.

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  9. News Briefs: Port Angeles school enrollment report on tap Thursday . . . and other itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    The Port Angeles School Board will hear a report on district enrollment when it meets Thursday. The board will meet in regular session at 8 p.m. at the Central Services Building, 216 E. Fourth St. An executive session to discuss personnel, collective bargaining or real estate, or to consult with legal counsel is set for 5:30 p.m. Enrollment is down from January but still above the full-time equivalent at this time last school year.

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  10. Cascadia Rising earthquake exercise begins in earnest across Clallam County - Photo GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joseph Fletcher, left, and Staff Sgt. Rob Peck work with a mobile communications unit set up as Joint Incident Site Communication Capability in the main terminal at William R. Fairchild International Airport in Port Angeles as part of the Cascadia Rising earthquake exercise Tuesday.

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  11. Lake Sutherland cabin damaged, dock destroyed in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    Firefighters from Clallam County Fire District No. 2 look for hot spots after a fire heavily damaged a dock and scorched an adjoining hillside at 880 S. Shore Road at Lake Sutherland on Tuesday.

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  12. College Sports: Peninsula College adds five to Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    Pirate Athletics Hall of Fame inductees and their families and friends were honored at a ceremony at Peninsula Golf Club. PORT ANGELES - Peninsula College inducted five new members into the Pirate Athletics Hall of Fame over the weekend at the Peninsula Golf Club clubhouse.

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  13. GOLF: Three courses teaming up to host Clallam County Amateur ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    THREE CLALLAM COUNTY golf courses are teaming up to host the most prestigious individual medal play competition of the year on the North Olympic Peninsula - the Clallam County Amateur Championship. The amateur will be held from Friday through Sunday, July 8-10, at Peninsula Golf Club in Port Angeles, and SunLand Golf & Country Club and The Cedars at Dungeness in Sequim.

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  14. Youth Sports: Baseball and softball roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    Jim's Pharmacy makes softball title game PORT ANGELES - Jim's Pharmacy needed to work overtime but earned a spot in the 12U softball championship game by defeating Olympic Labor Council 5-4 in seven innings. "This was one of the best games played all season and it made for a great game," Jim's Pharmacy coach Morgan Worthington said of Monday's game.

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  15. Authorities: Port Angeles man recovering from four bullet wounds...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    A Port Angeles man who allegedly initiated a gunfight with law enforcement officers over Memorial Day weekend is recovering from at least four gunshot wounds, interim Police Chief Brian Smith said Monday. Sweet, 36, a convicted felon under arrest for investigation of attempted murder of a police officer, is in stable condition at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Smith said.

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  16. Business Briefs: Clinic donates 200 pounds of food to Port Angeles...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    Strait Occupational & Hand Therapy, 708 S. Race St., Suite C., recently held its eighth annual food drive for the Port Angeles Food Bank in conjunction with National Occupational Therapy Month in April. The clinic collected over 200 pounds of nonperishable food for the Port Angeles Food Bank.

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  17. News Briefs: Clallam County Public Utility District candidate exits race . . . and other itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    Will Purser, a Clallam County Public Utility District commissioner since 2001, is on his way to seeing his string of uncontested elections continue. Werner Buehler, the only person to file for the six-year Sequim-area District 1 position against Purser during the May 16-20 filing week, withdrew from the race May 23. Buehler, general manager of the Oregon Trail Electric Co-op in Baker City, Ore., is retiring to Sequim after buying a home there two years ago, he said after filing for the position.

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  18. Youth Sports: Baseball, softball and swimming roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    Athlete's Choice wins final two PORT ANGELES - Athlete's Choice concluded the Olympic Junior Babe Ruth regular season with an 11-1 win over Sequim Co-op in five innings. Athlete's Choice put the game away early with a 10-run first inning.

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  19. Dungeness Bonsai Society to hold exhibition Friday, Saturday in SequimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    The Dungeness Bonsai Society will host its annual Spring 2016 Exhibition on Friday and Saturday. About 100 of the tiny masterpieces will be on display in the Garden Clubhouse of Sequim's Pioneer Park at 387 E. Washington St., from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

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  20. Fagin, Otepka overcome heat and hills to win North Olympic Discovery MarthonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Peninsula Daily News

    Champions summit - North Olympic Discovery Marathon women's champion Sara Otepka, left, and overall winner Tom Fagin, right, chat in the shade several minutes after their races ended Sunday at City Pier. PORT ANGELES - Motivation can come in many different forms, from the real to the rumored.

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