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  1. PABA Hosts Commissioner Candidate ForumRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    On Tuesday morning, the Port Angeles Business Association hosted a forum featuring the final two candidates running for the District 2 County Commissioner position. Ron Richards is running on the Democratic ticket while his challenger, Randy Johnson is running as an independent.

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  2. Overdose awarness vigil set for Port AngelesRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    A vigil and walk are planned tonight to bring awareness to the impact of drug overdoses on the area. The 2nd annual Overdose Awareness, Lighting Up the Darkness event begins at 5:15 in front of the historic Clallam County Courthouse.

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  3. Plans for Navy pier in Port Angeles approvedRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    The Navy has given the green light to building a new pier and support facilities at the Port Angeles Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles. The facilities will be used for submarine escort ships that move with submarines through from Bangor on the Kitsap Peninsula through the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

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  4. PABA Hosts Judicial CandidatesRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    The two candidates running for the position of Superior Court Judge in Clallam County appeared at the Tuesday morning meeting of the Port Angeles Business Association. Incumbent Brian Coughenour and challenger Dave Neupert gave their insights on the judicial system along with their reasons for seeking office.

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  5. Local firefighters, equipment sent to eastern Washington wildfiresRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    A group of area firefighters and equipment are heading from Clallam County to battle fast moving fires in eastern Washington. Fire District 3 and Clallam 2 Fire-Rescue mobilized yesterday after a request for assistance was placed by the State Fire Marshal's Office.

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  6. Hot weather causes spread of ONP wildfiresRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    Fire managers were hopeful for lower temperatures yesterday as they continue to monitor four fires burning in Olympic National Park. The largest fire, is the Hayes fire burning 20 miles south of Port Angeles on a ridge between Lost River and Hayes River.

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  7. Cox fire in ONP flares up, smoke visible in Port Angeles and SequimRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    About 3:45 yesterday, fire managers and park rangers decided to temporarily close the Obstruction Point Road due to smoke affecting visibility. Travelers were restricted from heading into Obstruction Point Road.

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  8. Clallam County fair opens in Port AngelesRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    This year's Fair theme is 'Cowboy Boot, Country Roots", as the Fair runs through Sunday with carnival rides, food, entertainment and of course the animals. Today is Kids Day.

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  9. PABA Urging Action On Timber ArrearageRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    The Port Angeles Business Association is an organization that has been focusing attention on timber arrearage and the amount of money that is owed to junior taxing districts throughout Clallam County. At their last meeting this week, the PABA rolled out a white paper that they hope will be an informative call to action to the numerous government agencies with a financial stake in timber levies.

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  10. Man prepsRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    Ian Mackey is a quadriplegic. He plans to trek from Port Angeles, to Vancouver Island to Anacortes and then south to the Washington border with Oregon.

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  11. State Senate candidates debate on taxes, payRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    Two candidates seeking the state Senate seat for our area squared off in front of a group of local business leaders. Sequim Democrat Kevin Van De Wege and Port Ludlow Independent GOP candidate Danille Turissini focused on economic development, taxes and regulations while speaking to the Port Angeles Business Association.

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  12. Final vote tally sets Clallam commissioner raceRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    In the last tally, Richards received a total of 2302 votes. Johnson garnered 1564 votes.

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  13. PenCom And JeffCom Still Working On MergerRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    The Port Angeles based communications center behind police, fire, and other emergency services is moving closer to a merger with the Jefferson County entity that serves the same purpose. Peninsula Communications, or PenCom, is the 911 center and communications division for Clallam County.

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  14. Port Angeles Reverses Course On FluorideRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    Port Angeles- The fluoride issue for Port Angeles took an interesting turn at Tuesday night's city council meeting, when city officials voted to suspend adding fluoride to the city's water supply pending a new advisory vote. Back in December of 2015, members of the city council overrode the results of an unofficial survey that indicated citizens were against maintaining fluoride in their drinking water.

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  15. PABA Hosts Lower Elwha CEORead the original story

    Aug 2, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    The Port Angeles Business Association hosted the Chief Executive Officer from the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe as its guest speaker Tuesday morning. Michael Peters has been the tribe's CEO for roughly a year and a half, bringing with him expertise in tribal government and economic development.

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  16. Brian Smith is new PA Police ChiefRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    The City of Port Angeles has announced the promotion of Brian Smith to the Chief of the Port Angeles Police Department. Since January the City has been involved in an extensive hiring process that included the participation of community members, senior staff and the City Manager.

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  17. Peninsula Children's Clinic To Merge With OMCRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    That merger is pending the formal approval by the Olympic Medical Center board of commissioners at their August 3rd meeting. If approved, the merger could take place later this year.

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  18. Sequim Seeking Citizen Input For Fireworks BanRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    Sequim residents will have the opportunity this November to weigh in on a fireworks ban for the City of Sequim. Earlier this week the Sequim City Council agreed to poll their residents with an advisory vote for a fireworks ban on this November's general ballot.

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  19. DNR Timber Arrearage The Topic At PABARead the original story

    Jul 26, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    Timber arrearage and the amount of money that is owed to junior taxing districts throughout Clallam County continues to be a hot topic, and should heat up more with the approaching elections this fall. At the Tuesday morning meeting of the Port Angeles Business Association, Clallam County Commissioner Bill Peach provided the latest information he had on the current management practices of Washington's Department of Natural Resources relative to timber harvests.

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  20. Port And County Combine Efforts for Job DevelopmentRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2016 | KONP 1450 Local News

    The Clallam County Commissioners hosted a joint meeting with the Executive Director and Commissioners from the Port of Port Angeles and a number of local business development agencies. The purpose of the meeting was to establish goals for business and economic development the two entities had in common, and to see if there were areas of cross over where they might collaborate.

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