Visitors and locals enjoy time at Hollywood Beach in Port Angeles in early June during the North Olympic Discovery Marathon. Detection of bacteria has led county officials to close the beach to wading and swimming. - Sequim Gazette file photo by Michael Dashiell

Port Angeles' Hollywood Beach reopens

  • Today at 4:58PM

Samples of the water taken July 6 show the concentration of E.coli bacteria has returned to safe levels and is below the Washington State Department of Health swimming beach closure level for Enterococcus.


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School board workshop planned

  • Today at 6:00PM

The Washington State School Directors’ Association hosts a series of 14 free workshops throughout Washington in July to help local school board candidates learn more about serving on a board.

Measles led to death of Clallam County woman

  • Jul 2, 2015 at 4:00PM updated Jul 7, 2015 at 4:46PM

A Clallam County woman's death in the spring is first confirmed measles death in U.S. since 2003.

Elections 2015: Two schools, one parks candidate withdraw

  • Jul 1, 2015 at 3:00AM updated Jul 2, 2015 at 4:48PM

With the August primary a little more than a month away, three candidates pulled their hats from the competition early on.

No swimming, wading at P.A.'s Hollywood Beach

  • Jul 2, 2015 at 12:14PM

High bacterial concentrations in the waters off Hollywood Beach have been detected. Clallam County Health and Human Services, Environmental Health Section is advising the public to avoid recreational water contact (that is no swimming or wading) at Hollywood Beach in Port Angeles.

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