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Woman sent to Prison for Robbery and Attempted Burglary

  • Sep 10, 2016 at 7:30AM

Jennifer Sue Homes was sentenced on Aug. 30, 2016, to 46 months prison and will be required to undergo drug treatment following her plea of guilty to charges of Robbery First Degree and Attempted Robbery Second Degree.

 

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Accident LaPush Road

  • Sep 23, 2016 at 8:00AM

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.

USFS Plan Prescribed Fires

  • Sep 22, 2016 at 12:30PM

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.

Court Report

  • Sep 22, 2016 at 11:34AM

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:

Accident Elwha Bridge

  • Sep 17, 2016 at 9:00AM

At about 8:30 p.m. Friday night Forks resident Emmett Treichel, age 77, was traveling west on US Highway 101 when his vehicle, a 1999 Chevrolet Suburban, crossed the center line and struck a 2004 F-150 pickup head-on on the Elwha River Bridge.

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