Clallam County

Coast Guard helicopter hit with laser pointer during training flight

SEATTLE — A Coast Guard helicopter crew conducting a training flight over Fairchild Airport in Port Angeles reportedly suffered a laser strike from an unknown… Continue reading

Vessel sinks near La Push; diesel sheen spotted

The Coast Guard is working to contain a diesel spill that resulted when a fishing vessel sunk near La Push. The Guard’s… Continue reading

5th measles case in Clallam County

Public health officials in Clallam County, Washington, have confirmed a fifth case of measles, this time in a man who had been… Continue reading

Clallam treasurer to withhold grants until judicial review

More than $1 million in grants approved by Clallam County commissioners are pending after the county’s treasurer said she would withhold payment… Continue reading

Clallam County measles death is first in U.S. since 2003

Measles killed a Washington woman in the spring — the first such death in the U.S. in 12 years and the first in… Continue reading

Clallam County woman who died from measles was vaccinated

A woman killed by measles in Clallam County had been vaccinated against the disease as a child but succumbed because she had a… Continue reading

Driver found dead in car that ended in ditch in Seiku

The Clallam County Sheriff’s Office says bystanders pulled a man found slumped over the steering wheel of his car out of the vehicle… Continue reading

Prisoner escapes from Clallam County jail

Authorities in Port Angeles are looking for an escaped prisoner who was being held in the Clallam County jail on property crimes.… Continue reading

Prisoner who escaped from Clallam County jail recaptured

A man who escaped from the Clallam County jail over the weekend has been recaptured. The Clallam County sheriff’s office says the… Continue reading

Feds weigh comments on Olympic Peninsula naval training

The U.S. Forest Service is working up responses to the thousands of comments it received about its plans for allowing the Navy… Continue reading

Port Angeles woman who died of measles infection identified

A Port Angeles, Washington, woman who died in 2015 from a measles infection was the first to have a fatal case… Continue reading