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Sound Community Bank Completes Acquisition of Three Columbia Bank Branches on the Olympic Peninsula

Sound Community Bank

SEATTLE, Aug. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sound Community Bank (the Bank) (Nasdaq:SFBC) today announced the completed acquisition of three Columbia Bank branches on the North Olympic Peninsula. Sound Community Bank now offers banking services in Port Ludlow and expands

Olympic National Park to move Enchanted Valley Chalet

Enchanted Valley Chalet in the Olympic National Park

PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) – Olympic National Park says it’s moving forward with a plan to move a historic chalet that’s being threatened by the shifting east fork of the Quinault River. The Enchanted Valley Chalet, located 13 miles from

Westport Shipyard sold to Louisiana shipping company, no changes in staffing expected

Westport Shipyard - now Westport LLC

The sun set on Westport Shipyard for the last time Thursday, Human Resources Manager Jennifer Swogger said this morning “We have been involved in an asset sale with the Chouest company [Edison Chouest Offshore] based out of Louisiana and that is

Pacific County accident sends four to hospital

A two vehicle accident sent four to the hospital yesterday morning, after an SUV drifted off of the road, over corrected, and slid sideways into an oncoming vehicle. The Washington State Patrol reports a 2000 Dodge Durango was headed West

Channel Point Village takes measures to prevent spread of norovirus

Channel Point Village, a Village Concepts retirement and assisted living community in Hoquiam

While they didn’t give exact numbers, a retirement and assisted living community in Hoquiam is working to prevent an outbreak of norovirus. In a press release this morning they said “Channel Point Village has responded to the recent outbreak of the

Financial relief soon to come for small rural hospitals

Olympia — An important step was taken in Olympia on Monday to ensure small rural hospitals are able to serve their communities for generations to come, thanks to legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Jim Hargrove, D-Hoquiam and Sen. Brian Hatfield, D-Raymond.

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker in Olympic National Park

SEATTLE — A rescue aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, Wash., rescued a 60-year-old male that reportedly suffered a broken ankle while hiking in Olympic National Park near Starbuck Mine, Wash., Sunday afternoon. A member of the U.S. Forest

Coalition cheers Wild Olympics Wilderness & Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 2014

Wild Olympics Coalition

QUILCENE, Wash. (Jan. 17) A broad and diverse coalition of Olympic Peninsula community members cheered the introduction today of the Wild Olympics Wilderness & Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 2014 by Representative Derek Kilmer and Senator Patty Murray.  The

Senator Murray, Representative Kilmer Introduce Legislation to Protect Olympic Peninsula

Ancient Temperate Rainforest in the South Quinault Ridge Proposed Wilderness.

(Washington, D.C.) – After extensive engagement and discussion with residents and local business leaders on the Olympic Peninsula, today Senator Patty Murray and Representative Derek Kilmer introduced the Wild Olympics Wilderness and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 2014 in

State Patrol Trooper to be disciplined, retrained, after admitting to Port Angeles crash

A 17-year veteran of the Washington State Patrol will receive a four day suspension, and 44-total hours of driver retraining, as the result of a multiple-vehicle collision in Port Angeles on Nov. 29.

Trooper Travis Beebe, 39, will be