Man’s body recovered following drowning at Lake Sutherland

July 18. 2016 7:04PM PORT ANGELES –– Divers on Sunday afternoon recovered the body of 61-year-old Wales resident Stephen Thomas Turner, who reportedly drowned in Lake Sutherland on Friday. Crews from surrounding counties used sonar equipment provided by the state to locate Turner’s body about 85 feet deep, near the bottom of the lake shortly[…]

Search continues for body of Welsh man in Lake Sutherland

July 16. 2016 6:00PM PORT ANGELES — Dive teams today will continue searching Lake Sutherland for the body of 61-year-old Wales resident Stephen Thomas Turner of the United Kingdom. Until Thomas is found, the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office is asking recreational users of Lake Sutherland to limit their activities on the lake’s eastern end while[…]

Diver had been harvesting eelgrass for mill site cleanup project

PORT GAMBLE — Pope Resources employees are “badly shaken” by the death Oct. 19 of a diver harvesting eelgrass for the mill site cleanup. Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe members were joining for a prayer circle on the beach at Point Julia, across the bay from the mill site, at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 20. “Our company[…]

Coast Guard searching for missing, experienced diver near Washington’s Cape Flattery

NEAH BAY, Wash. — The Coast Guard was searching for a missing 61-year-old female diver off Duncan Rock near Cape Flattery on the northwest Washington coast Tuesday. Lynn Flaherty started the dive with her husband, the Coast Guard said, and they were scheduled to resurface together at about 11:15 a.m. But she failed to surface.[…]