Tag Archive for Port Angeles

Port Angeles college totem pole restored

PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — A totem pole is standing again outside a performance hall at Peninsula College in Port Angeles…. …read more

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Urine sample request in Port Angeles only a prank

PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — The Port Angeles School District is telling students not to bring urine samples to school…. …read more

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Suspect in Port Angeles drug death pleads guilty

PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — A man who had been charged in Port Angeles with controlled substance homicide pleaded guilty to lesser charges: maintaining a premises for drug trafficking and possessing methamphetamine and heroin…. …read more

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Rains send sewage into Port Angeles Harbor

PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — Public health officials in Port Angeles are warning people away from waters of Port Angeles Harbor after heavy rains sent about 6 million gallons of combined rain and raw sewage into the harbor…. …read more

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Port Angeles couple fighting new smart meter

PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — A Port Angeles couple says the city electrical utility has threatened to cut off their power unless they accept the installation of a smart meter that sends readings wirelessly…. …read more

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‘American Idol’ votes routed to Wash. pizzeria

PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — The phones were ringing off the hook at Gordy’s Pizza and Pasta in Port Angeles last Wednesday. But the callers weren’t looking for the eatery’s signature fettucine…. …read more

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Manslaughter arrest in Silver Mountain beating

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A Port Angeles, Wash., man is facing a manslaughter charge in a beating death at the Silver Mountain Lodge in Kellogg, Idaho…. …read more

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Port Angeles officer, dog arrest Spokane man

PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — A Port Angeles, Wash., police official says a city officer suffered a minor injury and his police dog was kicked in the head as they arrested a motorcycle theft suspect in the foothills of the Olympic Mountains…. …read more

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Last native Klallam speaker dies in Port Angeles

PORT ANGELES, Wash. (AP) — Family and tribal members say the last person to have spoken the Klallam language from birth and the eldest member among Klallam tribes, Hazel M. Sampson, died Tuesday in Port Angeles at the age of 103…. …read more

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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 Service, who was on-scene with the man and rendered first aid, requested Coast Guard assistance through the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center.

The aircrew launched from Port Angeles aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter at about 3:50 p.m., and was able to safely hoist the injured man aboard. The aircrew transported the man back to Air Station Port Angeles, and transferred him in stable condition to waiting emergency medical services at about 5:30 p.m.

EMS transported the man to Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles.