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Saturday, August 1, 2015 -- 2:58 am
Bike Ride To Temporarily Close Hurricane Ridge Road At Olympic National Park
National Parks Traveler - ... to noon. The event is a recreational climb into the Olympic Mountains on the scenic Hurricane Ridge Road. The Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce is organizing the ride, with sponsorship from local businesses. To provide a safe experience for the ... Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 11:00 pm
Watch for the bikes! 3 cycling events on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend
Peninsula Daily News - Full story available at Peninsula Daily News Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 11:00 pm
Jefferson County sheriff to host open house Saturday in effort to connect law enforcement, citizens
Peninsula Daily News - Full story available at Peninsula Daily News Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 8:00 pm
Can Alaska's commercial fishing vessels adopt electric power, too?
Anchorage Daily News - ... aboard fishing vessels is tricky today. O'Brien manages the production engineering team at Armstrong Marine in Port Angeles, Washington, where the E/V Tongass Rain will be built. "This first boat is a lot simpler -- it's a passenger boat and we know ... Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 8:42 am
Shell resumes drilling in Alaska's Arctic waters for first time since 2012
Anchorage Daily News - The Polar Pioneer oil drilling rig, shown here in an April 17, 2015 file photo in Port Angeles, Wash., began drilling operations in the Arctic offshore waters of Alaska's Chukchi Sea Thursday. Royal Dutch Shell began drilling an exploratory well in Alaska's offshore waters Thursday afternoon, a spokeswoman for the company said. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 5:26 am
Fire destroys house west of Port Angeles
KONP 1450 Local News - A spectacular fire destroyed a home west of Port Angeles and threatened to burn another house and cause a wildfire. Just before five last evening, Clallam Fire District Two was called to 21 Whispering Firs Road off Lower Elwha Road, where a two story single family home was fully engulfed in flames. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Board members sought as fundraising continues for shuttered Lincoln Theater in Port Angeles
Peninsula Daily News - PORT ANGELES — We need executives, especially those who can get excited about raising money; we want arts people with connections; and we need community activists, 'people kicking tires and asking questions.' So went consultant Karen Powell's description of the future Lincoln Theater board of directors. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 12:00 am
BASEBALL: Former pro Lillibridge holding clinic after Olympic Crosscutters tryouts
Peninsula Daily News - PORT ANGELES — After 10 years playing professional baseball, including six in the major leagues, Brent Lillibridge retired last year.He retired from professional baseball, but not from baseball.Lillibridge has returned to the Mill Creek area, where he graduated from Jackson High School in 2002, and is now helping younger players achieve their baseball goals. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Man, 27, sentenced for Port Angeles burglary spree, other offenses
Peninsula Daily News - PORT ANGELES — Sean Vince Della has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for taking items from three Port Angeles businesses last fall and winter, as well as for other offenses.Della, 27, pleaded guilty this week to two counts of second-degree burglary and single counts of first-degree theft, second-degree attempted burglary and heroin possession.He was sentenced Tuesday to 12.75 months in prison, followed by 12.75 months of community custody. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Tiny libraries popping up throughout Clallam area
Peninsula Daily News - PORT ANGELES — In the mood for a good read? It's no longer necessary to go to the library for a book. You can just walk down to City Pier and pick up one from the blue-and-green cabinet outside the Feiro Marine Life Center.The Tiny Olympic Library is the first of four stationary cabinets that will be erected over the next couple of weeks throughout Clallam County. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 12:00 am
CLALLAM: Voters return over 21 percent of primary ballots
Peninsula Daily News - PORT ANGELES — More than 21 percent of Clallam County's registered voters had returned ballots in the Aug. 4 primary election as of Thursday.County Auditor Shoona Riggs said 9,170 people, or 21.06 percent of the 43,544 registered voters who received ballots, had returned them.In Jefferson County, 1,880 people, or 24.93 percent of 7,542 registered voters, had cast their ballots, said Sandi Eldridge, voter registrar. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Kingston Trio concert in Sequim canceled
Peninsula Daily News - SEQUIM — The Kingston Trio concert slated for Aug. 22 at the James Center for the Performing Arts has been canceled.Promoter Quinn Hampton said this week that the cancellation was because of insufficient ticket sales. Those who purchased their tickets through www.brownpapertickets.com will be automatically notified and refunded by Aug. 5, Hampton said.Those who bought from local outlets will be able to get their money back at the place of purchase, he added. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Chattanooga 'moved and touched' by sympathy from Port Angeles
Peninsula Daily News - By Arwyn RicePeninsula Daily NewsCHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Twenty banners expressing condolences to the people of Chattanooga deeply moved those who saw them when they were presented Thursday.'It was profound. All of the people there were so incredibly moved and touched,' Leslie Kidwell Robertson of Revitalize Port Angeles said of the gathering at Chattanooga City Hall, where the banners were spread out on tables and city officials read the hundreds of messages of condolence written on them. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 12:00 am
NEWS BRIEFS: Hot spot produces Paradise Fire haze visible from Hurricane Ridge . . . and other items
Peninsula Daily News - OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK — A few trees burning in the Paradise Fire made a slight haze visible from Hurricane Ridge as firefighters posted a red flag warning Wednesday in areas above 2,000 feet.Red flag weather is extremely dry and unstable. The 1,786-acre fire area had been without rain for four days as of Thursday. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Port Angeles Skate Park to close Monday-Wednesday due to bicycle, scooter use
Peninsula Daily News - PORT ANGELES — The Port Angeles Skate Park will be closed Monday through Wednesday as a warning to bicyclists and foot-scooter enthusiasts to observe the law and stay away from the Race Street attraction.Only skateboarders and skaters are allowed to use the park. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 12:00 am
WEEKEND: Participants to ‘Boot Cancer' at Relay For Life of Forks starting today
Peninsula Daily News - NOTE: 'Today' and 'tonight' refer to Friday, July 31. FORKS — Thirteen teams and 114 registered participants in Relay For Life of Forks are ready to offer around-the-clock walking, music, remembrance and competitions today and Saturday.The annual event at Forks High School, 261 S. Spartan Ave., will raise money for patient support and cancer research.The event is family-friendly, free and open to the public. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 12:00 am
Two hurt in motorcycle-car collision on state Highway 112
Peninsula Daily News - PORT ANGELES — A California motorcyclist and his passenger were taken to Olympic Medical Center after they were struck Wednesday by a car on state Highway 112 at Camp Hayden Road.The State Patrol said Drew Bernard, 59, and Lynn Anne Bernard, 58, both of San Jacinto, Calif., were hurt when their 2008 Harley-Davidson was struck by a 1994 Ford Aspire driven by Scott E. Vess, 25, of Port Angeles.The Bernards were wearing helmets. The motorcycle was destroyed. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 12:00 am
WEEKEND: Bicyclists to climb to top of Ridge in Ride the Hurricane this Sunday
Peninsula Daily News - NOTE: 'Today' and 'tonight' refer to Friday, July 31. PORT ANGELES — Hundreds of bicyclists will ascend mile-high Hurricane Ridge on Sunday for the annual Ride the Hurricane in Olympic National Park.The recreational ride from Port Angeles or Heart o' the Hills campground — it's your call — up scenic Hurricane Ridge Road will be from 7 a.m. to noon. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 12:00 am
WEEKEND: Area events abound on the Peninsula
Peninsula Daily News - NOTE: 'Today' and 'tonight' refer to Friday, July 31.A tour of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Stuff the Bus events and a celebration of a reopened campground are among the activities planned on the North Olympic Peninsula this weekend. Read more...
Friday, July 31, 2015 -- 12:00 am
WEEKEND: Blackberry pie, music, games, parade to be served at Joyce Daze this Saturday
Peninsula Daily News - JOYCE — The blackberries for pie — plain or a la mode — are plentiful and sweet this year, ready to serve as the centerpiece of the 33rd annual Joyce Daze Wild Blackberry Festival on Saturday.Volunteers from the community 15 miles west of Port Angeles on state Highway 112 have been out picking thousands of wild blackberries for several weeks, preparing to bake hundreds of pies for the festival, said Julie Hatch, a member of the festival committee. Read more...



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