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  1. Coast Guard to Arctic drill rig protesters: Stay backRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | KOMO News

    The Coast Guard says protesters opposed to offshore drilling in the Arctic will have to stay in safety zones when a drill rig arrives in Seattle. Chief Petty Officer Sara Mooers says a Seattle-bound drill rig and a heavy-lift vessel are expected to arrive in Port Angeles later this week, though an exact day wasn't known.

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  2. 1 dead, 2 critically hurt in kayaking incident near SequimRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | KOMO News

    One kayaker is dead and two others are fighting for their lives after they got caught in a storm near Sequim Saturday afternoon. A group of seven kayakers from the Olympia area launched into the Strait of Juan de Fuca from the boat launch near the Dungeness Spit Lighthouse, according to Clallam County Sheriff Sgt.

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  3. U.S. military ship under tow after losing power near Clallam BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | KOMO News

    The Coast Guard says a Navy-operated cargo ship is under emergency tow after losing power overnight in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The 685-foot Cape Intrepid was undergoing sea trials after a long period docked in Tacoma when it lost power about 2:30 a.m. Saturday north of Clallam Bay.

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  4. Port Angeles man, 22, arrested following pursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | KOMO News

    The Clallam County Sheriff's Office says deputies have arrested a 22-year-old man following a police pursuit west of Port Angeles. Sgt. Randy Pieper says the man allegedly rammed his father's car several times Sunday evening during a dispute at his family's home on the Lower Elwha S'Kallam tribal reservation.

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  5. Port Angeles meth dealer sentenced to 11 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | KOMO News

    A federal judge has sentenced the former owner of a Clallam County car dealership to 11 years in prison for trafficking methamphetamine. Timothy P. Smith was also ordered to spend five years on supervised release after he serves his prison sentence.

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  6. Port Angeles man gets 34 years, 10 months for murder, kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | KOMO News

    Gary Carl Borneman was sentenced today to nearly 35 years in prison for the October murder of Jerry Howell and kidnapping of Rebecca Messinger in a somber and emotionally-charged court hearing, according to the Peninsula Daily News . The 418-month sentence was 48 months longer than the penalty suggested by the Clallam County Prosecuting Attorney's Office and defense attorney John Hayden as part of a negotiated plea deal.

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  7. Deputy helps save woman trapped in Port Angeles crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | KOMO News

    Clallam County Sheriff's Office officials are crediting a quick-thinking deputy with saving an injured driver from a would-be car fire on Sunday. Sheriff's office officials say deputy Paul Federline was giving a citizen a ride from Port Angeles to Sequim Sunday evening when he came across a rollover crash near the Port Angeles Walmart.

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  8. Man sentenced for collecting dead grandmother's benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | KOMO News

    A Port Angeles man who forged paperwork to collect nearly $200,000 of his dead grandmother's federal benefits was sentenced to a year in prison. A federal judge in Tacoma also ordered Morgan Michael Hopkins to spend three years on supervised release once he's out.

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  9. Health officials: 5th measles case in Clallam CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | KOMO News

    Public health officials in Clallam County, Washington, have confirmed a fifth case of measles, this time in a man who had been vaccinated against the disease with a vaccine that was used from 1957 to 1971. Health officials say that vaccine does not offer as much protection as present immunizations.

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  10. Mysterious booms continue to shake houses in west Port Angeles, defying explanationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | KOMO News

    A new round of booming noises has disturbed residents of west Port Angeles and Joyce, who say the mysterious sounds shake their homes. The rattling noises were reported at about 12:21 p.m. Wednesday, almost exactly two weeks after the last round of booms heard on the afternoon of Feb. 25, and again at about 9:35 a.m. Thursday.

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  11. Prisoner gets 6 more years for stabbing guard with shankRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | KOMO News

    PORT ANGELES, Wash. -- A prison inmate serving time for stabbing a jail counselor was sentenced Tuesday to nearly six more years for stabbing a prison guard.

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  12. Officials mystified by man's crossbow death in campgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | KOMO News

    PORT ANGELES, Wash. - A man found dead last month at a campground in Olympic National Park died from a wound caused by a crossbow, but investigators still don't know if his death was a homicide, a suicide or an accident.

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  13. Port Angeles residents rattled by mysterious loud boomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | KOMO News

    The source of home-rattling booms heard in the Port Angeles area on Wednesday remains a mystery. "We're not finding anything," said Ron Cameron, chief criminal deputy for the Clallam County Sheriff's Office.

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  14. Port Angeles hospital erects measles tent to screen patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | KOMO News

    A hospital in Port Angeles has erected a tent to isolate patients with measles symptoms and prevent the disease from spreading inside the building. The public health officer for Clallam and Jefferson counties, Dr. Tom Locke, says using the tent will limit possible exposure.

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  15. Clallam Bay prison inmate convicted in guard assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | KOMO News

    A Clallam County Superior Court jury has convicted a Washington state prison inmate of assaulting a corrections officer with a homemade knife. The state attorney general's office said inmate Carlos Avalos was convicted Friday in Port Angeles of second-degree assault for repeatedly stabbing the guard with a 4-inch metal knife or "shank" at the Clallam Bay Corrections Center.

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  16. Clallam County working to avoid measles outbreak in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | KOMO News

    In an effort to avoid a measles outbreak, Clallam County health officials are offering to vaccinate every inmate in the county jail. The county is already dealing with an outbreak within the community at large, and they don't want it to spread to the jail.

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  17. Officials release information about local measles caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | KOMO News

    Clallam County officials have released more information about a confirmed measles case. The Peninsula Daily News reports the Clallam County Department of Health and Human Services has listed the approximate times and places that the local man in his 50s visited while he was contagious.

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  18. Another case of measles discovered in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | KOMO News

    Nurses in Port Angeles are busy trying to track down people who may have come in contact with a middle aged man who was in the area while highly contagious with measles. The Clallam County Department of Health confirmed the state's fourth active case of measles, and the infected man is now hospitalized at Olympic Medical Center.

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  19. Avian flu found in ducks, chickens, geese near Port AngelesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | KOMO News

    Avian flu has reached Clallam County, and agriculture workers have destroyed all of the infected ducks, chickens and geese. It's the fourth county in Washington to be hit by the H5N2 bird flu.

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  20. Search for Olympic National Park hiker suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | KOMO News

    Rangers and others are still keeping an eye out, but the search for a missing hiker in Olympic National Park was suspended. A park spokeswoman, Jacilee Wray, says there was nothing more to do after Sunday's search turned up no additional signs of Jim Griffin.

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