Follow us:

The Today File

Your guide to the latest news from around the Northwest

Topic: Port Angeles

You are viewing the most recent posts on this topic.

February 17, 2015 at 9:03 AM

Port Angeles hospital erects measles tent to screen patients

The Associated Press PORT ANGELES — 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. The Peninsula Daily News reports a…


Comments | More in General news, Health | Topics: measles, Port Angeles

February 13, 2015 at 5:56 AM

Health officials confirm 2nd measles case on Olympic Peninsula

The Associated Press PORT ANGELES — A public health official says a second case of measles has been confirmed on Washington’s north Olympia Peninsula, this time in a 5-year-old girl. The Peninsula Daily News reports that area public health officer Dr. Tom Locke says tests showed Thursday that the girl has measles. The unidentified child is at…


Comments | More in General news, Health | Topics: measles, Port Angeles

January 30, 2015 at 10:29 AM

Navy wants new station at Port Angeles for submarine escorts

The Associated Press PORT ANGELES — The Navy has disclosed plans for a pier and facilities at Port Angeles to support seven vessels that escort Bangor submarines between the Hood Canal and the Pacific Ocean. The Navy says the $17 million project is needed so that crews from Naval Base Kitsap don’t exceed their hours at sea…


Comments | More in General news, Military | Topics: Navy, Port Angeles

December 22, 2014 at 8:22 PM

Armed man arrested after report of gunfire in Port Angeles

The Associated Press PORT ANGELES — Police in Port Angeles who temporarily cut off access to eight blocks of the city after a report of gunfire Monday evening say they have arrested a man armed with a rifle. The Peninsula Daily News reports that detective Sgt. Tyler Peninger says officers initially tried talking to the man they found…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: gunfire, Port Angeles

December 20, 2014 at 9:19 PM

Port Angeles considering Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The Associated Press PORT ANGELES — Port Angeles is the latest city in Washington to consider adopting a holiday honoring Native Americans — but not on Columbus Day. The Peninsula Daily News reports that the City Council plans to consult with the Lower Elwha and other tribes about establishing Indigenous Peoples’ Day. This year Seattle and Bellingham decided to celebrate…


Comments | More in Government | Topics: bellingham, Indigenous Peoples' Day, Native Americans

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…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Clallam County sheriff's office, Port Angeles

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,…


Comments | More in | Topics: Port Angeles, U.S. Coast Guard

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…


Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: kidnapping, Port Angeles, Sequim

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…


Comments | More in | Topics: Morning Memo, Peeps, Port Angeles

Next Page »