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Over the next seven days, drivers may encounter intermittent 1-hour closures of US 101 at the Elwha River Bridge west of Port Angeles at milepost 239 in Clallam County.
Community Events, September 2016
The following people were fined $100 or more and/or were sentenced to jail time when they appeared in Clallam County District II Court in Forks:
The public is invited to comment on updates being proposed for the state's aquatic noxious weed control permit, which allows the use of herbicides to control invasive, non-native plants that are so aggressive they harm local ecosystems or disrupt agricultural production.
The Washington State Patrol reports that a one car accident occurred just before 5 p.m., Thursday Sept. 22, on State Route 110 about 4 miles from La Push. The driver of a 1998 Dodge Dakota pick-up, Jeffrey Alma, age 30, of Federal Way, was driving at a high rate of speed, left the roadway to the right, struck the ditch, and rolled. The vehicle came to rest on its top in the eastbound lane. Also in the vehicle was Sheri Alma, age 46, also of Federal Way. Both were transported by Aid to Forks Community Hospital. Jeffrey Alma was later booked into Clallam County Jail and charged with DIU Felony Hit and Run. The roadway was partially blocked for 6 hours. It is unknown if Jeffrey Alma was wearing a seat belt, Sheri Alma was not.
Prescribed fires will begin at various locations throughout Olympic National Forest as soon as weather conditions are favorable. Prescribed fires are ignited when environmental factors such as fuel moisture levels, wind, temperature and relative humidity are within a very specific window.