Peninsula Daily News

Olympic Medical Center commissioner resigns

Gary R. Smith, a member of the seven-member board of commissioners which oversees the operations of Olympic Medical Center, has resigned, effective May 31. Smith,… Continue reading

No review for water flouridation case

PORT ANGELES —The state Supreme Court will not review its September ruling that sided with the city of Port Angeles in a dispute over water… Continue reading

Coronation, ag roundtable, Dragon Dance planned on Peninsula

A festival royalty coronation, a roundtable on agriculture and the Year of the Dog Dragon Dance and Parade are among the upcoming activities on the… Continue reading

Correct puzzle to be published

and the correct answers for the puzzle published Wednesday, Feb. 14 — will be… Continue reading

Forest Service to waive entrance fees for Presidents’ Day; Hurricane Ridge Road expected to be open Saturday through Monday

The U.S. Forest Service will waive fees at day-use recreation sites Monday in honor of Presidents’ Day. This fee waiver includes many picnic areas, boat… Continue reading

Tickets available for heart health education luncheon

Tickets are available now for the Olympic Medical Center Foundation’s 11th annual Red, Set, Go! Heart Luncheon on Friday, Feb. 23. The… Continue reading

Port Angeles teachers receive certification

The Port Angeles School District has announced that six of its teachers received 2017 National Board Certification. The teachers are Sabrina Scruggs,… Continue reading

Thousands more trees planted on Tarboo Creek during Plant-A-Thon

In one day, 180 volunteers planted 4,300 native trees and shrubs along Tarboo Creek. The Northwest Watershed Institute’s Plant-A-Thon, an annual event since… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Jefferson PUD passes audit

During a special meeting with auditors from the state Auditor’s Office, Jefferson County Public Utility District No. 1 received a clean audit for… Continue reading

Brinnon, Queets Clearwater initial results approve school levies

Brinnon School District voters approved continuing a maintenance and operation levy while a small number of votes in the Queets Clearwater School… Continue reading

Port Angeles school levy contest close with majority opposed; Cape Flattery levy passes

Voters in the Port Angeles School District apparently rejected a six-year $46.7 million capital facilities levy — although initial results are close… Continue reading

Toastmasters host speaking contests

Jefferson County Toastmasters are hosting an open house and impromptu speaking contest from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. today. Guests are welcome… Continue reading

Annual auction to raise funds for AAUW-Port Townsend

An array of new and gently used items and special experiences will be up for bid at AAUW Port Townsend’s annual Silent… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Sequim Merchant Group; donation made to Hospice of Clallam County

The first Sequim Merchant Group meeting of 2018 is set for 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21. The meeting at Las… Continue reading

Port Ludlow Art League hosts featured artists

The Port Ludlow Art League will host a reception for its featured artists from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday. The February… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Clallam park board meets Wednesday … and other items

The Clallam County Park & Recreation District No. 1 Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting at 3 p.m. Wednesday. Candidate interviews… Continue reading

Fire damages Port Angeles home

A fire damaged a house in Port Angeles last week. The Port Angeles Fire Department quickly extinguished the blaze at 802 S.… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: PA Coast Guard helps out boaters … and other items

A Port Angeles Coast Guard crew was among those to help two people whose boat started taking on water in Canadian waters Saturday… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Port Angeles earns financial reporting award … and other items

The Government Finance Officers Association awarded the city a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting recently. The certificate is the… Continue reading

Comment being accepted on Olympic National Park wildfire plan

Public comment is being taken now on a proposed revision of Olympic National Park’s Wildland Fire Management Plan. A public meeting… Continue reading