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October 7, 2014 at 10:23 PM

1 dead, 1 injured in Port Angeles shooting

PORT ANGELES — A Port Angeles police official says a 911 call led officers to a home where they found a homicide victim, a wounded suspect and an unhurt woman who may have been an abduction victim. Deputy Chief Brian Smith says police arrived at the home shortly after 7 p.m. after getting a frantic call…

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June 27, 2014 at 5:46 PM

Seattle native to assume command of Coast Guard Air Station

A Seattle native will assume command of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles next week during a change-of-command ceremony. Cmdr. Andrew W. Eriks, 48, grew up in Seattle and attended Ingraham High School before joining the Coast Guard in 1984. An officer for 20 years, he has served at numerous stations across the country,…

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June 13, 2014 at 8:56 AM

Arraignment delayed in Sequim fake-kidnapping case

The Associated Press PORT ANGELES — The arraignment of three people who staged a fake kidnapping at a Sequim park was postponed while authorities decide whether the maximum penalty they could face is 90 days or a year in jail. The Peninsula Daily News reports Jason and Jesse Holden and Shellie Baskins were in court Thursday, but…

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April 18, 2014 at 7:30 AM

Friday Memo: Deputy prostitution investigation … Potty pranks … Peeps prizes

Times have been tough, but really? Anonymous sources say King County sheriff’s investigators are looking into an allegation that a veteran deputy, while under financial strain, aided his wife in working as a prostitute, including using the county’s computer system to check the backgrounds of her clients, the sources said. Two more deputies…

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March 17, 2014 at 3:38 PM

Audit: Port Angeles official didn’t pay for $40,000 in city programs for her kids

A former coordinator of recreational programs at the city of Port Angeles did not pay for $40,000 worth of after-school and summer programs for up to four of her children, according to a state audit released Monday. At least one of the unidentified coordinator’s kids participated in the youth programs every month between September 2006 and…

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Comments | More in Government | Topics: Audit, Port Angeles

March 6, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Couple say smart meter violates privacy, threatens health

The Associated Press PORT ANGELES, Wash.  — The city electrical utility has threatened to cut off power to a home unless the owners accept the installation of a smart meter that sends readings wirelessly to City Hall. The signals threaten human health and violate their right to privacy, say Virginia and Tom Leinart. To block the installation of…

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Comments | More in General news | Topics: electricity, Port Angeles, smart meter

March 2, 2014 at 10:44 AM

‘American Idol’ votes routed to Port Angeles pizzeria

PORT ANGELES (AP) —  The phones were ringing off the hook at Gordy’s Pizza & Pasta in Port Angeles last Wednesday, but the callers weren’t looking for the eatery’s signature fettucine. They were trying to vote for their favorite singing contestants on the hit Fox TV show “American Idol.” It’s not clear why the calls were routed…

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October 7, 2013 at 10:15 PM

Seattle man critically hurt in stabbing at Peninsula resort

PORT TOWNSEND — The Jefferson County sheriff’s office says a 46-year-old Seattle man is reported in critical condition at a Bremerton hospital after he was stabbed multiple times in the back at an Olympia Peninsula resort. Chief Criminal Deputy Joe Nole did not identify the victim Monday. Nole says a 21-year-old Port Angeles man has been arrested…

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Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: Discovery Bay, Port Angeles

September 17, 2013 at 7:46 AM

Wildlife official: Dead geese may have been legally hunted

PORT ANGELES (AP) — The 18 dead geese laid out on a beach at a Dungeness-area county park on the north Olympic Peninsula probably were legally hunted, says a Washington Fish and Wildlife official. The Peninsula Daily News reports that Mike Cenci says photos show that breast meat was harvested from the carcasses and there…

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